Detroit Diesel DD16


Our biggest engine, the Detroit Diesel DD16 gives you 2050 lb-ft of load-snatching torque and 600 HP for extreme duty or heavy on-highway trucks.


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The Detroit Diesel DD16 drives like the heavy-duty diesel engine you always wanted: 600 horsepower to muscle up the hills and 2050lb-ft of torque to move the heaviest loads.

The DD16 is made for extreme loads. Whether you’re in the coalmines of West Virginia or the forests of Western Canada, this engine has the power and torque to deliver—the powerhouse engine for the owner operator and severe-duty vocational markets.

DD16 Stats

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Pulling huge loads up the hills is what the DD16 diesel engine was born to do. 16-liter displacement produces 600 horsepower, and its amazing torque curve pulls down to 1000 RPM, letting you hang in top gear longer.

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The DD16 engine will launch you right off the line. Our exclusive Amplified Common Rail Fuel System (ACRS™) and simple turbocharger combine to deliver instant acceleration like no other engine. And, since Sunday driving isn’t your thing, you’ll love the DD16’s attitude when the light turns green.

Demand BlueTec® Emissions Technology

Like all 2010 Detroit Diesel engines, the DD16 comes with BlueTec SCR and our exclusive 1-Box Configuration. Our proven EPA 2010 technology provides you with up to 5% better fuel economy, and meets emission standards at the tailpipe.

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