Engine Volvo D12A340

Engine Volvo D12A340

The Volvo D12A340 engine is a 12 liter engine. 6-cylinder, has 4 valves per cylinder, with a piston stroke of 150 mm and a cylinder diameter of 131 mm. Produced since 1993. to 1995 for Volvo FH 12.

The presence of 6 cylinders located in one row greatly facilitates routine maintenance. The cylinder head and the block itself are cast from high quality cast iron, which has a large margin of safety.


Engine’s type diesel
Production years 08/1993
Power output, hp / kW 340 / 250 at 1700 rpm
Displacement, cc 12100
Number of cylinders 6
Valves 24
Torque output, Nm / rpm 1550 at 1100-1300 rpm
Compression ratio (compression) 17,5:1
Cylinder bore, mm 131
Piston stroke, mm 150
Configuration inline
Fuel type diesel
Fuel system direct injection
Turbine turbo / charge air cooler
Cylinder head SOHC/OHC
Timing mechanism spur gear
Timing rocker arm
Cooling water

Decoding of marking

D Type of fuel: diesel
12 Displacement
A Modification ID
340 Quantity hp

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