Volvo FH

The new leader in long haul. For unparalleled driver comfort and operating economy.

Gross combination weight
Up to 100 tonnes

D13C: 460, 500, 540 hp
D16G: 600, 700 hp

Sleeper cab, Globetrotter XL cab
New Volvo FH engines

Up to 700 hp of fuel-efficient power.

Fuel-efficient. Torque-strong. Reliable. These are the characteristics of Volvo diesel engines. The range consists of:

  • D13, 13-litre with 460 to 540 hp
  • D16, 16-litre with 540 to 700 hp

Volvo FH torque curve

The Volvo torque curve. Youfll feel it in the pedal.

Excellent torque at low revs. An extremely wide max torque range. Peak torque?overlaps peak power in the mid rev range. Volvofs leadership in diesel-engine technology is clearly visible once you start comparing engine curves. Youfll experience fast acceleration, excellent pulling power, comfortable low-speed handling and, last but not least, a fuel-efficient and pleasurable ride at cruising speed.


Engine fuel efficiency

Fuel-efficiency built-in.

The vertical, centrally positioned unit injectors. The optimised combustion chamber geometry. The fast and precise EMS-controlled injection. The high gas-fill ratio. We could go on listing what makes Volvo engines hard to beat at fuel economy. Your bottom line will reap the benefits. So will the environment.


Volvo engine brake, VEB+

VEB+. Up to 578 hp of braking effect.

Minimise wear on the brake pedal. Volvofs patented engine brake absorbs up to an impressive 375 kW (510 hp) on the D13 and up to 425 kW (578 hp) on the D16, thanks to the unique camshaft design with four rocker arms. Integrated with I-Shift and the cruise control, it lets you maintain a high average speed without compromising safety or fuel economy.


From 460 to 700 hp. Pick yours.

The engine range for Volvo FH comprises five different
power ratings: three 13-litre (D13) and two 16-litre (D16).
You can rest assured therefs always one that suits your
transport operations.
View the complete specs for all engines

? Type Max power (hp) Max power (kW) Max torque (Nm)
D13C460 460 338 2300
D13C500 500 368 2500
D13C540 540 397 2600
D16G600 600 441 2800
D16G700 700 515 3150