Engine Volvo D13A480

Engine Volvo D13A480

The Volvo D13A480 is a turbocharged, intercooled engine with a single cylinder head, overhead camshaft and electronic fuel injection.

D13A480 provides excellent performance, high reliability and great fuel economy. The camshaft drive is located at the rear of the engine, which reduces vibration and allows a power take-off to be mounted on the rear of the engine. The cylinder block and cylinder head are made of cast iron to ensure reliable engine operation.


Engine’s type diesel
Production years 09/2005
Power output, kW at rpm 353 at 1400
Power output, hp at rpm 480 at 1400
Displacement, cc 12800
Number of cylinders 6
Valves 24
Torque output, Nm / rpm 1050 at 1400
Compression 18.1:1
Cylinder bore, mm 131
Piston stroke, mm 158
Crankshaft bearings 7
Configuration inline
Fuel type diesel
Fuel system direct injection
Turbine turbo / charge air cooler
Euro standards Euro 3
Cylinder head SOHC/OHC
Timing mechanism spur gear
Timing rocker arm
Cooling water

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