Engine Volvo D13K460

The D13K460 engine is a 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine with a displacement of 12.8 liters and an output of 460 hp with an overhead camshaft, 4 valves per cylinder and a common rail injection system. The engine meets the Euro 6 emission requirements.

Designed for heavy vehicles used for mainline and distribution transport work. The robust and reliable engine design features an overhead camshaft, four valves per cylinder and electronic fuel injection.

Specifications

Engine’s type diesel
Max output power 460 hp (338 kW) at 1400–1800 rpm
Max torque output 2300 Nm / 900–1400 rpm
Displacement 12,8 dm3
Number of cylinders 6
Valves 24
Compression ratio (compression) 17:1
Cylinder bore 131 mm
Piston stroke 158 mm
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards Euro 6

The engine has a reduced noise level and low toxicity of exhaust gases. To achieve noise standards, the engine’s crankshaft and camshaft are equipped with hydraulic dampers to minimize noise and vibration. Also, for even greater noise absorption at idle engine speeds, injection of a small amount of fuel is used before the injection of the main portion.

The Volvo D13K460 engine complies with Euro 6, which, compared to Euro 5, has reduced the permissible nitrogen oxide (NOX) content by 80% and the particulate matter emissions by 50%. To comply with legal requirements, Volvo Trucks has developed a muffler after-treatment system that includes a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC), a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), a Selective Catalytic Reduction, SCR) with an ammonia catalytic converter (Ammonia Slip Catalyst, ASC) and an uncooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve.

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