Nissan 3.5L Engine

Nissan (VQ35DE) 3.5 Liter Engine 2002-2009

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2002-2009 Nissan 3.5 Liter Engine

Part No. FEN35LR-HD

Remanufactured, High Durability Crate Engine. Fraser’s Strongest Available Engine! All OEM Updates & Upgrades Included. Zero Miles.

Warranty:  1 Yr/Unlimited Miles
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UNIT COST:  $2699

Part Type:  Remanufactured Engine Assembly (Factory Spec)
This Nissan  3.5L engine is remanufactured with the HIGHEST QUALITY PARTS AVAILABLE and includes the following enhancements from Fraser Engines:

  • Bore and hone all cylinders to OEM clearances (We check all clearances within .0001 of inch),
  • Decking cylinder head(s) and block for straightness,
  • Cutting valve seats and valves to proper degree,
  • Line boring/honing crankshaft/camshaft tunnels,
  • Ground & polish crankshaft, new or remanufactured camshaft(s),
  • New main bearings, rod bearings, pistons, piston rings, lifters, pushrods (if equipped), timing components, oil pump, head bolts,
  • All new internal gaskets and seals.
  • All finishing gaskets are included (MAY VARY PER APPLICATION).

Nissan 3.5L Engines

The Nissan 3.5L (VQ35DE) is a V6 engine designed specifically for vehicles from the Nissan Motor Corporation.

The base engine consists of:

  • An all-aluminum engine block and cylinder head
  • Dual Overhead Camshafts (DOHC)
  • Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
  • Sequential multi-port fuel injection

The engine specifications include:

  • A displacement of 213.5 cubic inches (3,498 cubic centimeters)
  • 3.76 in x 3.2 in (95.5 mm x 81.4 mm) cylinder bore and piston stroke
  • 10.0:1, 10.3:1, or 10.6:1 compression ratio
  • 228 to 311 horsepower (170 to 232 kW) at 5,600 to 6,800 rpm
  • 246 to 274 lb-ft (334 to 371 Nm) of torque at 3,500 to 4,800 rpm

Nissan sparked a revolution in 2001 with the release of its VQ35DE engine, which found its home initially in their Pathfinder and Infiniti Q4X SUV models. But it wasn't until two years later when many car lovers got behind the famous powerplant: following an update by Nissan for use on 350Zs and G35s, drivers around North America praised the motor's performance so much that Ward’s included it on their list of 10 best engines from 2002 to 2007! In response to this resounding approval, Renault decided to put modernized versions of said engine onto most cars they produced during this period.

The Nissan 3.5L is used in various Nissan applications, including the Pathfinder, Altima, Maxima, 350Z, Murano, and Quest. It was also used in the Infiniti QX4, I35, G35, FX35, and M35.


2001 – 2004 Infiniti Q4X
2001 – 2004 Nissan Pathfinder
2002 – 2004 Infiniti I35
2002 – 2006 Nissan 350Z
2002 – 2008 Infiniti FX35
2002 – 2018 Nissan Altima
2002 – Current Nissan Maxima
2003 – 2007 Infiniti G35
2003 – Current Nissan Murano
2004 – 2008 Infiniti M35
2004 – 2017 Nissan Quest
2013 – Infiniti JX35
2013 – 2016 Infiniti QX60
2013 – Current Nissan Pathfinder

WARRANTY (Additional Cost):
3 Year Unlimited Miles, No-Fault..........Add +$349

WARRANTY (Additional Cost):
5 Year Unlimited Miles, No-Fault..........Add +$549