A powerful, reliable and economical Generating Set Diesel Engine built on the dependable in-line six design.

  • Certified for US/EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage 3A
  • High efficient cooling system
  • Compact design
  • With or without engine-mounted cooling system
  • Switchable between 1500/1800 rpm
  • Excellent step load performance
  • Low operating cost


Through careful management of the combustion process, involving precise control of air movement and injection spray Volvo Penta has been able to achieve high efficiency and reduced exhaust emission levels that comply with current requirements and which will enable the engines to satisfy future legislation. Volvo Penta engines offer the highest kWh/Liter fuel, resulting in superior economy and performance.


The state of the art, high-tech injection and highly efficient charge air system with low internal losses contributes to excellent combustion and low fuel consumption. The engine is EPA/CARB Tier 3 & EU Stage 3A emission certified. These regulations are met by using V-ACT™ (Volvo Advanced Combustion technology). V-ACT includes a flexible high pressure Common-rail fuel injection system, an air management system including an internal exhaust gas recirculation device and an enhanced electronic controller.



Easily accessible service and maintenance points contribute to the ease of service of the engine.



Designed for easy, fast and economical installation. Field tested to ensure highest standard of durability and long life. Well-balanced to produce smooth and vibration-free operation with low noise level. To maintain a controlled working temperature in cylinders and combustion chambers, the engine is equipped with piston cooling. The engine is also fitted with replaceable cylinder liners and valve seats/guides to ensure maximum durability and service life of the engine.