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Engine 5.6L 8-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 25 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.9 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 5.6L 8-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

Fuel

  • Capacity: 26 gal (98.4 L)

Automatic transmission fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Matic S ATF. INFINITI recommends using Genuine NISSAN Matic S ATF ONLY in INFINITI automatic transmissions. Do not mix with other fluids. Using fluids that are not equivalent to Genuine NISSAN Matic S ATF may damage the automatic transmission. Damage caused by the use of fluids other than as recommended is not covered under the INFINITI’s new vehicle limited warranty

Differential gear oil

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Differential Oil Hypoid Super GL-5 80W-90 or equivalent conventional (non-synthetic) oil

Power steering fluid (PSF)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN PSF or equivalent

Brake fluid

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

Suspension fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Hydraulic Suspension Fluid

Multi-purpose grease

  • Type: NLGI No. 2 (Lithium soap base)

Coolant

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

    • With reservoir: 15-3/4 qt (14.9 L)

Automatic transmission fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Matic S ATF

Power steering fluid (PSF)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN PSF or equivalent. DEXRONTMVI type ATF may also be used.

Transfer Fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Transfer Fluid for ATX90A transfer

Front differential gear oil

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Differential Oil Hypoid Super GL-5 80W-90 OR API GL-5 Viscosity SAE 80W-90

Rear differential gear oil

  • Type: API GL-5 Synthetic 75W-90 gear oil or equivalent

Window washer fluid

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

Powertrain


Engine

  •   5.6L V8 32-valve VVEL (VK56VD)

Transmission

  • 7-speed RE7R01B automatic

Fuel Consumption


INFINITI QX56 FUEL CONSUMPTION

References


  1. 2013 Infiniti QX56 Owners Manual 

  2. Infiniti QX56 Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

 

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H8-35W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D2S

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • Inner Tail Light Bulb: 168

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168LL

  • Outer Tail Light Bulb: LED

  • Parking Light Bulb: 168

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 175

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: 175