Nissan MA engine

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Nissan MA engine
Overview
Manufacturer Nissan Motors
Production 1983-1992
Combustion chamber
Configuration I4
Displacement 930cc
1.0L
1.2L
Valvetrain SOHC
Combustion
Turbocharger Single (MA10ET, MA09ERT)
Fuel system Fuel injection (MA09ERT, MA10E, MA10ET)
Carburetor (MA10S, MA12S)

The MA is an all-aluminium straight-4 SOHC 0.9 L, 1.0 L, or 1.2 L engine made by Nissan. It had an 8-valve hemispherical cylinder head. Unusually, the specified ignition timing for the MA10 running on the specified 90 RON gasoline was 2 degrees after top dead centre, reflecting a very high flame speed in the compact combustion chambers.

MA10E[edit]

The MA10E was used in the Nissan Saurus Jr.

  • Displacement: 987 cc
  • Maximum power: 70 hp (52 kW) / 5600 rpm

MA09ERT[edit]

Main article: Nissan MA09ERT engine
MA09ERT engine

The MA09ERT was a twin charged (supercharger and turbocharger) engine that powered the March Superturbo, March R and the March Superturbo R.

  • Displacement: 930 cc (56.8 cubic inches)
  • Bore: 66 mm (2.6 in)
  • Stroke: 68 mm (2.7 in)
  • Maximum power: 110 PS (81 kW; 108 hp) @ 6500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 98 ft·lbf (133 N·m) @ 5200 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 7.7:1
  • weight: 111 kg (245 lb)
  • Superturbo/MA09ERT Engine Photograph

MA10ET[edit]

Main article: Nissan MA10ET
MA10ET engine

The Nissan MA10ET powered the Figaro and March Turbo.

  • Displacement: 987 cc (60.2 cubic inch)
  • Bore: 68 mm (2.7 in)
  • Stroke: 68 mm (2.7 in)
  • Maximum power: 74 bhp (55 kW; 75 PS) / 6000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 78 ft·lbf (106 N·m) at 4400 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 8.0:1
  • March Turbo Type 1 (A-1) Engine Photograph

MA10S[edit]

Main article: MA10S
MA10S engine from a '90 Nissan Micra

The MA10S is an engine with an electronically controlled carburetor. It was used in the Be-1 and 1989 Micra and Pao.

  • Displacement: 987 cc (60.2 cubic inch)
  • Bore: 68 mm (2.7 in)
  • Stroke: 68 mm (2.7 in)
  • Maximum Power: 52 hp (39 kW) / 6000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 74.53 N·m (54.97 ft·lbf) / 3600 rpm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.5

MA12S[edit]

Main article: MA12S

The MA12S is the designation for the larger 1235 cc engine. It was used in the Nissan Micra K10.

  • Displacement: 1235.2679 cc
  • Bore: 71 mm (2.8 in)
  • Stroke: 78 mm (3.1 in)
  • Maximum Power: 60 hp (45 kW) / 5600 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 94.0 N·m (69.3 ft·lbf) / 3600 rpm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.0

See also[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Japanese Wikipedia.