Volvo FH16. Powered for heavy transport.

The Volvo FH16 is made for heavy assignments where extra power and torque are needed. It conquers the challenges that other trucks are unable to complete. The efficient D17 engine and upgraded driver comfort are there to meet your requirements for productivity.

Volvo FH16

Applications: Heavy transport assignments, forestry and timber transportation, mining and quarry transportation
Power: 540–780 hp, dependent on market

Availability: Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa

A truck powered for your productivity

Volvo FH16 offers refined power for productivity along with the highest level of cab comfort. Whatever version you choose, it's obvious that this is something extra. Discover more in the gallery below.

Optimized vision with adaptive high beam

A headlamp design with a black theme is unique for the Volvo FH16. The LED lights offers excellent vision and a distinct profile. Go with the adaptive high beam to maximize your vision without dazzling other road users.

Heavy-duty bumper

The heavy-duty bumper is there to withstand challenging conditions. Made from 3-mm high-grade steel, it shields your front from dents and broken headlights. It’s just as tough as it looks.

I-Shift with crawler gears

Pulling away with a heavy load is a challenge for both your traction and your clutch. I-Shift with crawler gears improves the startability and reduces the strain on your clutch significantly.

Tailor your Volvo FH16

An iconic design with plenty of power and torque, along with a wide range of options that let you tailor this expert tool to your requirements. Up to 780 hp, sturdy axles and comfortable cabs with different trim levels – along with fuel saving features like drag-free disc brakes. It’s time to shape your power. Truck Builder is available in selected markets, choose yours here:

Volvo Dynamic Steering

Managing heavy loads in low speed maneuvers, or driving at high speeds in ruts or over potholes? Volvo Dynamic Steering is there like a steady hand to make your driving easier and relieve the strain.

Save fuel with I-See

I-See optimizes speed, gear changes, coasting and engine stops for your route ahead to save fuel. It takes upcoming topography, curves, roundabouts and traffic info into real-time consideration to improve fuel efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint.

The D17 engine delivers

With up to 780 hp, the D17 is the most powerful engine put in a Volvo truck. But it’s the fuel efficiency and the massive torque available that makes the Volvo FH16 the perfect match for heavy transports and other demanding assignments. Available in selected markets.

D17 power

The D17 engine comes with all the power and efficiency that you could ask for in heavy transport assignments. Choose between 600 hp, 700 hp and 780 hp. 

More torque

The D17 engine brings more power, up to 3800 Nm of torque and more engine braking power at low engine speeds. It lets you tailor an efficient powertrain that performs just right for your needs even when your standards are high.

Camera Monitor System

The Camera Monitor System improves aerodynamics to save energy. It also improves your direct vision and features monitoring functions that mirrors don’t have. For longer combinations however, side mirrors are a more suitable choice.

Infotainment and audio

A driver interface that’s easy to use, an infotainment system and an audio system available in two levels make the Volvo FH16 a comfortable experience, whether you're driving or resting.

Features depicted may not be standard or available for all equipment levels and powertrain options.

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