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Engine 3.5L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 25-33ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 5.1 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.5L 6-Cylinder: 0.044''

Air conditioning system refrigerant

  • Type: HFC-134a (R-134a)

Air conditioning system lubricants

  • Type: NISSAN A/C System Oil Type S or exact equivalent


  • Capacity: 20 US gal. (76 l)

Automatic transmission fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Matic S ATF*4
  • Capacity: 7.71 US qt. (7.3 l)

Manual transmission gear oil

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) HQ Multi 75W-85 or API GL-4, Viscosity SAE 75W-85

Brake and clutch fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid*9 or equivalent DOT 3


  • Type: Pre-diluted Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant (blue) or equivalent
  • Capacity: (VQ37VHR)

    • Automatic transmission With reservoir: 9 qt (8.5L)

    • Manual transmission model With reservoir: 9-1/8 qt (8.6L)

  • Capacity: (VQ25HR)

    • AWD With reservoir: 9-1/4 qt (8.8L)

    • 2WD With reservoir: 8-3/4 qt (8.3L)

Power steering fluid (PSF)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN PSF or equivalent

Multi-purpose grease

  • Type:
    • Without limited-slip differential: NLGI No. 2 (Lithium soap base)

    • With limited-slip differential: NLGI No. 2 (Lithium soap base)

Window washer fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Windshield Washer Concentrate Cleaner & Antifreeze or equivalent

Transfer Fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Matic J ATF

Differential Gear Oil

  • Type:
    • For 7A/T 2WD models: API GL-5 Synthetic Gear Oil Viscosity SAE 75W-90

    • Genuine NISSAN Differential Oil Hypoid Super GL-5 80W-90 or API GL-5, Viscosity SAE 80W-90



  • 3.5 L VQ35HR V6 (gasoline)

  • 3.7 L VQ37VHR V6 (gasoline)

  • 3.0 L V9X V6 (turbodiesel)

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings



  1. 2012 Infiniti EX35 Owners Manual 

  2. Infiniti EX35-

  3. US Department of Energy -

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -


Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H8-35W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H9-65W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H11-55W

    • HID-D2S

  • Stepwell Light Bulb: 158

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb: 168

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 175

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: 175