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Your engine was filled with a high-quality engine
oil when it was built. You do not have to change
the oil before the first recommended change
interval. Oil and filter change intervals depend
upon how you use your vehicle.
Operation under the following conditions may
require more frequent oil and filter changes:● repeated short distance driving at cold out-
● driving in dusty conditions
● extensive idling
● towing a trailer
● stop and go commuting
Refer to the “NISSAN Service and Maintenance
Guide” for the maintenance schedule.
AIR CONDITIONER SYSTEM
REFRIGERANT AND OIL
The air conditioner system in your NISSAN
vehicle must be charged with the refriger-
ant HFC-134a (R-134a) and NISSAN A/C
system oil Type S or the exact equivalents.
The use of any other refrigerant or oil will
cause severe damage to the air condition-
ing system and will require the replace-
ment of all air conditioner system
The refrigerant HFC-134a (R-134a) in your
NISSAN vehicle does not harm the earth’s ozone
layer. Although this refrigerant does not affect the
earth’s atmosphere, certain government regula-
tions require the recovery and recycling of any
refrigerant during automotive air conditioner sys-
tem service. A NISSAN dealer has the trained
technicians and equipment needed to recover
and recycle your air conditioner system refriger-
Contact a NISSAN dealer when servicing your air
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Type Gasoline, 4-cycle, DOHC
Cylinder arrangement 6-cylinder, V-block, Slanted at 60°
Bore x Stroke in (mm) 3.780 x 3.189 (96 x 81)
Displacement cu in (cm
3) 213.45 (3,498)
Firing order 1–2–3–4–5–6
No adjustment is necessary.
CVT (in “N” position)
Ignition timing (degree B.T.D.C. at idle speed)
Spark plug gap (Nominal) in (mm) 0.043 (1.1)
Camshaft operation Timing chain
This spark ignition system complies with the Canadian standard ICES-002.
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WHEELS AND TIRES
Wheel typeOffset in (mm) Size
Aluminum 1.97 (50) 18 x 7.5J
1.97 (50) 20 x 7.5J
Spare Wheel - Steel 18 x4T
Tire size 235/65R18
Spare tire T165/90D18
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Overall lengthin (mm)197.2 (5,008.4)
Overall width in (mm)77.2 (1,960)
Overall height without roof rack in (mm)69.6 (1,67.5)
with roof rack in (mm)75.4 (1,914.2)
Front and Rear Track in (mm)65.7 (1,670)
Wheelbase in (mm)1 14.2 (2,900)
Gross vehicle weight rating lb (kg) See the “F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.
S.S. certification label” on thecenter pillar between the
driver’s side front and rear doors.
Gross axle weight rating
Front lb (kg)
Rear lb (kg)
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When planning to drive your NISSAN ve-
hicle in another country,you should first find
out if the fuel available is suitable for your vehi-
Using fuel with an octane rating that is too low
may cause engine damage. All gasoline vehicles
must be operated with unleaded gasoline. There-
fore, avoid taking your vehicle to areas where
appropriate fuel is not available.
When transferring the registration of your
vehicle to another country, state, province
or district, it may be necessary to modify the
vehicle to meet local laws and regulations.
The laws and regulations for motor vehicle emis-
sion control and safety standards vary according
to the country, state, province or district; there-
fore, vehicle specifications may differ.
When any vehicle is to be taken into an-
other country, state, province or district
and registered, its modifications, transpor-
tation, and registration are the responsibil-
ity of the user. NISSAN is not responsible
for any inconvenience that may result.
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
The vehicle identification number (VIN) plate is
located as shown. This number is the identifica-
tion for your vehicle and is used in the vehicle
The vehicle identification number (VIN) number is
also available through the center display screen.
See your “Navigation System Owner’s Manual”
for further information.
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
The vehicle identification number is located as
WHEN TRAVELING OR REGISTERING
YOUR VEHICLE IN ANOTHER
COUNTRY VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
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ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER
The number is stamped on the engine as shown.
The Federal/Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety
Standard (F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S.) certification la-
bel is affixed as shown. This label contains valu-
able vehicle information, such as: Gross Vehicle
Weight Ratings (GVWR) , Gross Axle Weight
Rating (GAWR) , month and year of manufacture,
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) , etc. Review
The emission control information label is at-
tached to the underside of the hood as shown.
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TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION
The cold tire pressure is shown on the Tire and
Loading Information label. The label is located as
AIR CONDITIONER SPECIFICATION
The air conditioner specification label is affixed to
the underside of the hood as shown.
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Use the following steps to mount the front license
Before mounting the license plate, confirm that
the following parts are enclosed in the plastic
bag:● License plate bracket
● License plate bracket (J-nut) screws x 2
● License plate screws x 2
● Screw grommets x 2
1. Park the vehicle on flat, level ground.
2. Locate the center position
Line up the license plate bracket under the
top of the front bumper
Bwith the tabsC.
Hold the license plate bracket in place.
3. Mark the center of the hole
Dwith a felt-tip
4. Carefully drill two pilot holes using a 0.39 in (10 mm) drill bit at the marked locations. (Be
sure that the drill only goes through the
5. Insert the grommets into the holes in the bumper fascia.
6. Insert a small flat-bladed screwdriver into the grommet hole to turn the threaded part of
the grommet 90°
INSTALLING FRONT LICENSE PLATE
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Mark the center of the holeFon both sides with
a felt-tip pen. Remove the bracket from the bum-
per, and then open 0.79 in (20 mm) diameter
holes on the bumper using the marks
7. Insert a J-nut into the license plate bracket before placing the license plate bracket on
8. Install the license plate bracket with screws.
9. Install the license plate with bolts that are no longer than 0.55 in (14 mm) .
● It is extremely dangerous to ride
in a cargo area inside a vehicle. In
a collision, people riding in these
areas are more likely to be seri-
ously injured or killed.
● Do not allow people to ride in any
area of your vehicle that is not
equipped with seats and seat
● Be sure everyone in your vehicle
is in a seat and using a seat belt
It is important to familiarize yourself with
the following terms before loading your
● Curb Weight (actual weight of your
vehicle) - vehicle weight including:
standard and optional equipment, flu-
ids, emergency tools, and spare tire
assembly. This weight does notin-
clude passengers and cargo. ●
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) - curb
weight plus the combined weight of
passengers and cargo.
● GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rat-
ing) - maximum total combined
weight of the unloaded vehicle, pas-
sengers, luggage, hitch, trailer
tongue load and any other optional
equipment. This information is lo-
cated on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S.
● GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) -
maximum weight (load) limit specified
for the front or rear axle. This informa-
tion is located on the
● GCWR (Gross Combined Weight
rating) - The maximum total weight
rating of the vehicle, passengers,
cargo, and trailer.
VEHICLE LOADING INFORMATION
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●Vehicle Capacity Weight, Load limit,
Total load capacity - maximum total
weight limit specified of the load
(passengers and cargo) for the ve-
hicle. This is the maximum combined
weight of occupants and cargo that
can be loaded into the vehicle. If the
vehicle is used to tow a trailer, the
trailer tongue weight must be in-
cluded as part of the cargo load. This
information is located on the Tire and
Loading Information label.
● Cargo capacity - permissible weight
of cargo, the subtracted weight of
occupants from the load limit.
VEHICLE LOAD CAPACITY
Do not exceed the load limit of your ve-
hicle shown as “The combined weight of
occupants and cargo” on the Tire and
Loading Information label. Do not exceed
the number of occupants shown as
“Seating Capacity” on the Tire and Load-
ing Information label. To get “the combined weight of occu-
pants and cargo”, add the weight of all
occupants, then add the total luggage
weight. Examples are shown in the follow-
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Steps for determining correct load
1. Locate the statement “The combinedweight of occupants and cargo
should never exceed XXX lbs or XXX
kg” on your vehicle’s placard.
2. Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be
riding in your vehicle.
3. Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX lbs
or XXX kg.
4. The resulting figure equals the avail- able amount of cargo and luggage
load capacity. For example, if the
XXX amount equals 1,400 lbs. and
there will be five 150 lb. passengers
in your vehicle, the amount of avail-
able cargo and luggage load capac-
ity is 650 lbs. (1,400-750 (5 X 150)
= 650 lbs) or (640-340 (5 X 70) =
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