The broad range of Volvo Penta inboard diesel engines means that you can always find an engine that fits the size of your vessel. The engines deliver rapid acceleration, reliable performance and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, regardless of the load or sea. Common benefits for marine leisure and commercial applications are the unique marine torque, the low emission levels, the continuously high reliability and the option of adding additional comfort and convenience with joystick docking and driving.
Powerful acceleration, comfortable cruising speed and an extended range are the hallmarks of Volvo Penta Inboard engines, getting you where you want to go in total comfort. Worry-free ownership with high levels of safety, service and value are also included as standard in every Volvo Penta engine. The unique marine torque combined with high reliability, fuel efficiency, low emissions and a range of smart features will provide all you need for high-class cruising.
The broad range of Volvo Penta inboard diesel engines means that you can always find an engine that fits the size your boat. The engines deliver rapid acceleration, reliable performance and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, regardless of the load or sea. These, however, are but a few of the many benefits. You’ll also be able to enjoy:
The inboard installations can be extended with unique features and functions that will make your life at sea – and at the dock – even more enjoyable. By integrating your boats engines and electronics through the Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) system, you’ll be able to experience intuitive Joystick Driving or the intelligent Autopilot. Everything easily monitored through the Volvo Penta Glass Cockpit System – a monitoring system that gathers all driver information and displays it on one or multiple high-tech displays.
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The D-series offers sailors all the latest in today’s diesel engine technology. The result is a clean and quiet experience. Benefits include unique marine torque, electronic shift and throttle, full EVC functionality (D3 & D4), including engine monitoring and diagnostics, trip computer option and more. The sailboat Inboard system can be extended with tailored propeller options, for example the folding propeller, to further add efficiency. Every item is developed and manufactured by Volvo Penta – for a perfect match and optimal performance.
Service & Support
With Volvo Penta, you have one single contact for everything: engines, drives, propellers, accessories, service and warranties. The components of the entire propulsion system can be obtained directly from your local Volvo Penta dealer for easy service and easy ownership. And on top of our standard warranty, you can add extended coverage to help you stay ahead of any potential future costs. Should you need further assistance, you can always turn to Volvo Penta Action Service, with support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in 28 languages.Service & Support
The responsive Volvo Penta inboard diesel engines excel in drivability. Their unique marine torque and rapid acceleration, combined with class-leading power-to-weight ratio make Volvo diesel inboards a superior choice for a wide variety of demanding applications.
The unique marine torque of the Volvo Penta diesel inboards stands out among the competition by offering increased load-carrying capability, rapid acceleration and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, regardless of load or sea state. Among the many beneficial features you'll find:
Combine your engine with a state-of-the-art control system and choose from Volvo Penta's range of smart features and equipment. The type-approved Volvo Penta Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) provides full monitoring, protection and diagnostics for both engine and transmission, whereas the Marine Commercial Control (MCC) provides monitoring and functions in compliance with all international standards.
The Inboard Shaft Diesel engine range is appreciated by operators, yards and designers – all over the world. The compact engine package, the easy installation and the possibilities for a wide range of applications make them the yard’s best choice, whereas the full application and naval architectural support from Volvo Penta engineers combined with the range’s versatility make them ideal for designers.
Monitoring and control systems can be Volvo Penta’s proprietary, easily integrated systems (EVC or MCC) or the system of your own choice. Whatever your choice, this versatility enables integration with any ship automation system and any user interface. The benefits are an easier installation process for the yard, whereas customers will appreciate the ability to customise the control system – a feature previously unavailable.
The excellent load-carrying capability of Volvo Penta engines makes them a perfect match for fixed-pitch propeller applications. A range of transmissions is available for different speeds and duty profiles.
Volvo Penta engines are a perfect match for any type of waterjet, in terms of power/rpm range and engine response time.
With our high-performance engines, controllable pitch can easily be optimised for different conditions such as transit mode and cruise. Volvo Penta solutions are easily integrated with different transmissions and control systems.
Thanks to their unique marine torque, Volvo Penta engines are an ideal power source for demanding surface drive applications.
Using high-speed engines as prime movers is the most cost-efficient answer to a broad range of marine power needs. Compared with an installation based on fewer and larger engines, an installation of multiple Volvo Penta engines gives several benefits such as increased load-sharing capacity and better redundancy. As the marine industry moves toward flexible and fuel-efficient drive systems, multiple installations, diesel-electric or hybrid propulsion systems enable higher efficiency and reduced fuel consumption.
The Volvo Penta heavy-duty range has been developed for extreme reliability. These marine diesels are designed to keep running, year in and year out. The basic design features robust engine blocks manufactured from high-strength castings, large bearing surfaces and powerful crankshafts. Moreover, every component is engineered to withstand the toughest conditions.
Reliability and performance is the common denominator for all Volvo Penta products and solutions. Our solutions for inboard shaft installations have proven themselves in terms of versatility and overall performance for operators all over the world. Feel free to check out some reference cases and stories.
With over 100 years of experience working in the marine sector, we've managed to perfect our global offer to supply our customers with innovative solutions that give them a competitive advantage.Optimized for Marine Professionals
Volvo Penta remains a partner during every stage of a project and can assist with vital support in the design, build or operating phases, either through our marine engineers or the global Volvo Penta Dealer network.Design, Build, Operate
Genuine Volvo Penta Parts and Service are the key to maximising productivity and long-term value. Our aftermarket offer includes 24/7 access to Volvo Penta Action Service support and optional extended coverage protection.Service & Support