Fourteen power ratings are available in the range from 375 to 500 hp. The engine provides impressive performance with excellent low-end torque for improved drivability. The new variable geometry turbo also makes the engine very responsive while improving fuel economy.
Two XE ratings, six Eco-Torque and three Dual-Torque ratings provide “dual-personality” torque output for those customers who desire the high fuel economy of their lower torque levels with the strong performance of their higher outputs.
The Volvo D13 is sold in VN Daycabs and Sleepers, the VHD and the VAH, making it the perfect choice for line haul, regional and vocational operations.
At 1500 rpm the optional I-VEB puts out an impressive 350 braking hp, an improvement by more than 20% over our previous engine. At 2200 rpm, it absorbs 500 hp. The I-VEB is controlled by a new brake stalk switch, allowing three engine brake increments.
An oil drain interval of up to 45,000 miles helps in reducing operating costs. The Volvo D13 engine delivers a reliable, cost-effective and powerful solution — in a light, high-performance package — for a wide variety of applications.