Specially designed for sailboats, Volvo Penta marine diesel engines offer reliable start and operation, low cruising rpm, minimal emissions and powerful thrust.
D1 and D2 diesel engines
Compact marine diesels available with the Saildrive. Extremely reliable, as proven in the Volvo Ocean Race, they are the perfect companion aboard a sailing boat. All models are also EVC-compatible, which enables engine data in a chart plotter.
D3 and D4 common rail diesel engines
The D3 and D4 common rail diesels offer sailors all the latest in today’s diesel engine technology. The result is a clean and quiet experience. Benefits include electronic shift and throttle, full EVC functionality, including engine monitoring and diagnostics, trip computer option and more.
Meet the world’s strictest environmental demands
All Volvo Penta sailboat diesel engines comply with the most stringent environmental demands: the US EPA Tier 3. The particulate emissions are 40% lower and the NOx and hydrocarbon 20% lower compared with previous levels.