D13 Turbo Compound engine
A truly unique engine for a truly unique truck. Available only for Volvo VNL, the D13TC brings even better fuel economy savings and more power
The 13-speed I-Shift combines the fuel efficiency advantages of direct drive with the performance and flexibility of overdrive, optimizing the truck’s speed and gear shifting in the most fuel efficient way for any type of route or terrain
Volvo I-See predictive cruise control
I-See employs real-time map-based data and GPS position to map road topography. Together with the dynamic performance and variable gearing of the I-Shift transmission, I-See becomes an intelligent cruise control that uses its knowledge of the road to save time and fuel.
Adaptive gear shift
When steep-grade startability and low-speed maneuverability are critical, the I-Shift with Crawler Gears is the answer for maximum GCW loads, enabling controlled travel at extremely slow speeds
When carrying heavy loads in rugged terrain and crowded construction sites you need a vocational truck that’s up for the job – one that’s built to last. This is where the VHD 300 helps you deliver, day after day. It’s a reliable partner that gets the job done quickly and efficiently.
1450-1850 lb-ft torque
Volvo’s D11 and D13 engines deliver the horsepower and torque that tough vocational applications require. And, they're more efficient than ever thanks to a standard common rail fuel injection system gets the most power out of every drop of fuel.
Brains and Brawn
Every VHD comes standard with the Volvo I-Shift for Severe Duty transmission, built for rugged jobs. When steep-grade startability and low-speed maneuverability are critical, the I-Shift with Crawler Gears is the answer for maximum GCW loads.