All TD series engines were overhead valve four-cylinder diesel engines, except the TD42 which was a six-cylinder.
The TD23 measures 2.3 L (2289cc) with a pre-combustion chamber.
It is common in pre-1990 Nissan Navara D21 1987-1992 and industrial applications such as trailer swinglifters and container fridge motors. Also used in 1986-1988 Nissan Homy and Nissan Caravan series E24. Used in Nissan Atlas 1 ton trucks from 1986 to 1995
The TD25 measures 2.5 L (2488cc)
It is applied to the following vehicle(s):
A turbocharged version of the TD27 was fitted to post 1991 Nissan Terrano D21 5-door wagons and post 1991 Nissan Navara UTE D21. Also used as the diesel option in Nissan Homy and Caravan vans.
Nissan Homy & Caravan series E24 from 1988 to 1993
Nissan Mistral series R20 from 1994 to 1997
Nissan Terrano series D21 from 1994 to 1995
Nissan Homy & Caravan series E24 from 1990 to 1995
Nissan Terrano II R20 from 1996 to 2008
electronically controlled turbocharged intercooler
The TD42 measures 4.2 L (4169 shopping). It is an analog fuel-injected 6-cylinder diesel engine with a pre-combustion chamber.
Nissan Civilian series W40 from 1988 to 1999
A turbocharged version is available (code TD42T1, produces 145 PS at 4,000 rpm) and in later versions an intercooler was fitted to stabilise intake temperatures. Another option is the TD42Ti with semi-electronic fuel injection, a basic system that only controlled the fuel pump, while retaining the mechanical fuel injectors of the previous engines.
Nissan Safari series Y60 from 1993 to 1997
Nissan Civilian series W40 from 1995 to 1999
Nissan Safari series Y61 from 1997 to 2002
Nissan Patrol series Y61
Nissan Civilian series W41 from 1999 to 2004
Nissan Atlas series H41 (UD YU41) from 2012–present for Malaysia market.