Engine Volvo D13C460

Engine Volvo D13C460

The D13C460 engine is a 12.8 liter, 6-cylinder, in-line, overhead camshaft diesel engine with 4 valves per cylinder and unit injectors. The power of this engine is 460 hp. The engine also has low noise and exhaust emissions. Designed for the transportation of heavy loads over long distances and for construction equipment.

Features and benefits:

  • Maximum torque over a wide engine speed range.
  • Cost effective.
  • Low emission, Euro 5 compliant
  • Oil change every 100,000 km or once a year when using VDS4 oil.


Engine’s type diesel
Production years 01/2009
Power output, kW at rpm 338 at 1400
Power output, hp at rpm 460 at 1400
Number of cylinders 6
Valves 24
Max torque output, Nm 2300 at 1000-1400 rpm
Compression 17.8:1
Cylinder bore, mm 131
Piston stroke, mm 158
Euro standards Euro 5
Weight, kg 1121 (dry)
Cylinder head SOHC/OHC
Timing mechanism spur gear
Cooling water

Volvo D13C460The design of the engine provides good driving characteristics, low fuel consumption and a high level of operability. The location of the timing mechanism at the rear of the engine helps to reduce vibration and to install a power take-off at the rear of the engine. The Volvo D13C460 engine has a low emission level, complying with the EC Euro 5 standard, thanks to exhaust gas treatment using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology.

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