Ideally suited for less-than-truckload, regional distribution and vocational applications, the Detroit DD13 engine offers the flexibility of multiple options for horsepower and torque, all in a package that provides improved fuel economy.

Product Highlights

  • A cooling system with shorter fan-on times for increased fuel efficiency
  • A B50 life of 1 million miles
  • A robust rear gear train
  • A three-stage integrated Jacobs® engine brake for quieter engine braking and superior braking power
  • Powertrain Take-Off (PTO) availability for vocational applications
  • Detroit™ Connect Virtual Technician℠ integrated remote diagnostic system for maximized uptime
  • A proprietary asymmetric turbocharger to improve performance
  • An Amplified Common Rail System (ACRS™) to optimize combustion control
  • 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG17) and 2016 OBD (OBD16) compliance


Displacement781 CU IN (12.8 L)
Horsepower Range350-505
Torque Range1250-1850 LB-FT