The DD13® engine builds upon the Detroit industry-leading heavy-duty engine legacy and proven technologies to bring efficiency and performance to the next level. The DD13 engine offers the best of the best in cutting-edge diesel engine technology and engineering, resulting in the most reliable diesel engine for your truck.
Its features include:
The DD13 engine builds upon proven Detroit® technology to offer industry-leading power and productivity in this 6-cylinder engine.
*When paired with IDP ratings
The DD13 engine meets Greenhouse Gas Protocol for 2021.
Designed for a range of on-highway and vocational applications.
Detroit Connect®, a suite of proprietary connected vehicle solutions, is designed to improve your bottom line. Detroit Connect provides fleets and owner-operators services and tools to improve uptime, fuel efficiency, safety, and performance. These tools provide you information about your vehicle you can’t get anywhere else to better manage your business operations.
The Detroit Connect Virtual Technician® remote diagnostic service takes the guesswork out of engine repair. When a truck’s check engine light illuminates, data is collected immediately, providing a technical snapshot of the engine’s status before, during, and after a fault code event.
This information is sent to you and to the Detroit Customer Support Center (CSC), where a trained representative can diagnose the issue, recommend service and even contact the nearest Detroit dealer with parts in stock. The CSC can tell you if you need to pull over so you don’t cause further damage, or if you can stay on the road.
With the longest service intervals in its class and an easily serviceable design, the Detroit® DD13® engine lowers your cost of ownership by decreasing your time in the shop. With oil and fuel filters positioned above the frame rails, you'll be back in the driver's seat fast.
Locate a Dealer