Engine Scania DSC12

Engine Scania DSC12

Scania DSC12 engines are heavy-duty engines designed for use in the toughest operating conditions. When you need to transport heavy, bulky goods, transportation on roads with frequent elevation changes, delivery within the city with frequent stops and accelerations, Scania DSC12 engines will cope with the task of any complexity.

The start of production of these engines coincided with the debut of the 4th Scania series in 1995. Initially, they were developed as universal, intended not only for the transportation of goods over long distances, but also for construction equipment.

Simplicity and serviceability of the engines of this model were a priority in the development of Scania DSC12. In addition, like any other model from this manufacturer, DSC12 are distinguished by their reliability and high durability.


Manufacturer Scania
Also called DSC 12
Production years 1995
Cylinder block alloy cast iron
Fuel system direct injection
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 6
Piston stroke, mm 154
Cylinder bore, mm 127
Compression ratio 18
Displacement, cc 11700
Power output, hp 360/1600
Torque output, Nm / rpm 1300/1500
Fuel type diesel
Firing order 1-5-3-6-2-4
Euro standards Euro 2

Engine Scania DSC12These engines feature 4-valve technology and a new generation of EDC fuel systems, which optimize the combustion process in the cylinder, ensuring greater efficiency and environmental friendliness. Scania’s 12-liter DSC12 engines are highly efficient when compared to most other truck diesel engines.

Explanation of DSC 12 markings

DSC Diesel engine with turbocharger and air-cooled intercooler.
12 Total working volume, dm3.

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