Maximum Performance & Load
Volvo's ultra-reliable D16 delivers the power and torque needed to move large payloads with ease, even on steep grades.
500-600 hp, 1650-2050 lb-ft
The big-block D16 offers five available power ratings up to 600 hp and 2050 lb·ft of torque. A heavy-spec XE16 package is rated for combination weights up to 143,000 pounds.
Proven across billions of miles in markets around the globe, Volvo's engine architecture provides a solid, reliable foundation that keeps trucks on the road, producing revenue.
Line Haul, Heavy Haul
Designed to deliver maximum performance and the largest payloads, the D16 is ideal for extreme applications including long combination vehicles and heavy specialized hauling.
Oversize, overlength, or overweight, nothing is standard with heavy-haul jobs; but power, efficiency, and control are all standard features on the VNX powertrain. Volvo's 2017 family of engines builds on a foundation of proven, mature architecture, leveraging innovative hardware to maximize efficiency. Volvo’s ultra-reliable D16 delivers the power and torque needed to move large payloads with ease, even on steep grades.
A standard hybrid common rail fuel injection system gets the most power out of every drop of fuel. Our reliable variable geometry turbocharger compresses and moves the intake air while providing the correct back pressure to drive the EGR process.
The Volvo I-Shift makes drivers more productive, always monitoring grade, speed, weight, and engine load, shifting when necessary or holding a gear - whichever saves more fuel.Learn more