Engine Volvo D12C380

Engine Volvo D12C380

The D12C380 engine is a water-cooled, 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine that has been in production since 1998. The engine power index is an impressive 31 hp. for 1 liter (1000 cc) volume.

The D12C380 has six cylinders in one row. This contributes to the ease of repair and service work. The cylinder block and cylinder head are made of ductile iron and the cylinder liners are easy to replace. Spin-on technology provides double filtration of engine oil, the air filter is equipped with replaceable inserts.


Engine’s type diesel
Production years 08/1998
Power output, kW at rpm 279 at 1700
Power output, hp at rpm 380 at 1700
Displacement, cc 12100
Number of cylinders 6
Valves 24
Torque output, Nm / rpm 1850 at 1100-1300
Compression ratio (compression) 18.5:1
Cylinder bore 131 mm
Piston stroke 150 mm
Crankshaft bearings 7
Configuration inline
Fuel type diesel
Turbine turbo / charge air cooler
Cylinder head SOHC/OHC
Timing mechanism spur gear
Timing rocker arm
Cooling water

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