Nissan Note is a compact MPV class car, which appeared since 2005. For the second generation of Note Nissan V platform was used, known by such cars as Nissan Sentra, Pulsar, Tiida, Juke and many others.
Note mainly competes with Honda Fit, Mitsubishi Colt, Ford Fiesta and other similar cars.
Since Nissan Note is a compact car, the engines for it are also small. The first generation of the European version was equipped with inline-4 1.4-liter CR14DE and 1.6-liter HR16DE. For Japanese Note 1.5-liter HR15DE engine was used.
For the second generation Nissan Note (EU version) inline-3 1.2-liter HR12DE and HR12DDR were produced, and for US-market it was equipped with HR16. Besides, there is also diesel Note dCi, which uses Renault K9K engine.
Below we will tell about the chief shortcomings of Nissan Note engines, their problems (noise, rattle, etc.) and how to solve them. You will know what motor oil is recommended for your Note, and also the oil consumption and change intervals. Also you will learn about the engine lifespan, its tuning, full technical characteristics and other things.
List of Nissan Note models:
1 Generation, E11 (2004 – 2013):
Nissan Note (88 HP) – 1.4 L
Nissan Note (109 HP) – 1.5 L
Nissan Note (110 HP) – 1.6 L
Nissan Note dCi (86 HP) – 1.5 L
Nissan Note dCi (106 HP) – 1.5 L
2 Generation, E12 (2012 – present):
Nissan Note (80 HP) – 1.2 L
Nissan Note (97 HP) – 1.2 L
Nissan Note (117 HP) – 1.6 L
Nissan Note dCi (90 HP) – 1.5 L