2019 Volvo Penta D16 MH

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Volvo Penta
D16 MH



Volvo Penta D16 MH is an in-line 6-cylinder, 16.1-liter, charge air cooled marine diesel engine using a high-pressure unit injector system, overhead camshaft and a twin-entry turbocharger. This contributes to excellent operating economy and world-class diesel performance, combined with low emissions.

Technical Data
  • Rated rpm: 1800
  • Crankshaft Power, kW: 368
  • Crankshaft Power, hp: 500
  • Rating: Rating 1
  • Emission compliance: EU IWW, IMO Nox Tier II
  • Number of Cylinders: 6
  • Aspiration: Twin entry turbo with charge air cooler
  • High-pressure fuel injection: Electronic unit injectors
  • Control system: Electronic Vessel Control, Marine Commercial Control, CAN Open Interface
  • Cooling system: Heat Exchanger Cooling
  • Displacement (L): 16.1
  • Robust and Reliable: This engine is developed for extreme, long-term reliability. The basic design features robust engine blocks manufactured from high-strength castings, large bearing surfaces, powerful crankshafts with all components engineered to withstand the toughest conditions.
  • Unique Marine Torque: The unique marine torque of the Volvo Penta diesel engines stands out among the competition by offering increased load-carrying capability, rapid acceleration, and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, irrespective of load or sea state.
  • High Fuel Efficiency: The high-tech fuel injection system helps make the engine highly fuel efficient. The control unit monitors several parameters which reduces the overall fuel consumption.
  • World-Class Performance: The electronic management system contributes to making this a very smooth-running engine with world-class diesel performance, with low fuel consumption and low emission levels.
  • Long Service Life: A propulsion system from Volvo Penta is easy to maintain. Our comprehensive range of high-quality oil, lubrication and coolant ensures uptime and top performance in the long term. Accessories include a fuel pre-filter to keep the engine in good condition.
  • Electronic Control Systems: Volvo Penta offers two type-approved systems for on-board electronic control. Electronic Vessel Control fully integrates the engines, electronics and a range of optional features. Marine Commercial Control System is an open system that is easily integrated into the ship's control system.



Engine Type
500 hp
16.1 L


Fuel Induction
Electronic unit injectors

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