Nissan Motor Company is the large world-famous Japanese carmaker. Partially this company belongs to the French auto concern Renault, and together they form Renault-Nissan Alliance. Besides the main models, this group company also includes such as Infiniti, Datsun, Dacia and others. Renault-Nissan Alliance is a top five largest world auto manufacturers in terms of cars sold.
Some cars of this alliance have common platforms, components and units, engines and some other things. Especially it refers to Infiniti, the luxury division of the company.
Nissan engines include a lot of various inline-4 cylinder models, both naturally aspirated and turbocharged. For larger cars V6 and straight 6 engines are used, including the legendary twin-turbo RB26DETT, and also VR38DETT.
For the largest vehicles and SUV the powerful V8 engines are made by Nissan. Engines V12 were used for sport cars, but nowadays Nissan does not produce such models.
Along with gasoline engines, there are also the diesel ones of many different configurations.
Here you will get answers as to what is the fastest Nissan engine, whether Nissan use Renault engines, if Nissan engines are reliable, etc.
You will also know a lot of interesting information both about the new engines and the old ones, common and legendary RB26, SR20, VQ35 and others.
Besides, we will tell you in detail about the technical specs, possible problems (jerking, misfire, ticking noise, rattle when accelerating, overheating), repair and lifespan. Here you can also find what oil is recommended for your Nissan model, how often it should be changed and what capacity it has. We will tell how to increase the power of Nissan engine, what upgrades will make it the most powerful and let driving really fast. If you are just going to choose a Nissan car, but not sure what engine exactly you need, then this information will help you to make the right choice.
List of Nissan models:
Nissan SX / Silvia