olvo Penta has begun production of the new Stage 5/Tier 4 final D16, a 16 L diesel engine that the company said delivers up to 10% in fuel consumption and high-altitude performance. Volvo Penta is launching its new Stage 5/Tier 4 final certified D16 off-road diesel engine, which the company said boasts industry leading fuel efficiency, low to high-end torque and high-altitude performance. The company said it is its most powerful versatile engine to date and that it has been designed to meet the needs of customers working in a range of demanding environments, such as mining, agriculture, construction, forestry and special applications.
The company said the new D16 is based on proven technologies that have undergone millions of hours of testing and real-world use. Its versatile performance delivery, response and highly efficient combustion have been proven in real-world applications to help customers reduce their fuel consumption by up to 10%, when compared to the previous model.