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Off-road solutions and engines

Off-road Engine Range

Versatile performance

Volvo Penta’s road solutions and off-road engine range is characterized by high performance, reliability, fuel efficiency, and low emission levels. Built to be versatile, their low weight, compact designs, easy installation and optional equipment packages make them perfect for numerous machine and equipment applications in a variety of industries.

Powering a wide range of applications


Working a short harvest season or in a remote location calls for dependable performance. This need is met by the premium industrial power of Volvo Penta engine models, tailored for your specific agriculture vehicle. Our diesel engines power a variety of applications all over the world due to their excellent performance, fuel efficiency, reliability and more.


Volvo Penta’s off-road engines provide power to construction machines that need high performance. The industrial power of these engines is tailored to meet the demands of tough jobs, while lowering diesel fuel efficiency and your total cost of ownership. From quarries to highways, Volvo Penta’s industrial power solutions are the driving force for construction equipment across the globe.


Rough terrains and demanding environments are no match for Volvo Penta’s forestry engines. They provide the robust performance and reliability needed to withstand any tough job. Your business can depend on our industrial power solutions that have excellent fuel savings, uptime and productivity. These features are perfect for forestry machines that range from harvesters to loggers. No matter your needs, Volvo Penta’s industrial diesel engines are a top forestry power solution.

Material Handling

From warehouses to ports, Volvo Penta’s material handling engines get the job done. Economies and people all over the world depend on the goods that your business is responsible for, which is why material handling equipment requires uptime and ease of maintenance. We deliver this in our entire industrial engine range so terminal tractors, forklifts, cranes and more benefit from our industrial power solutions.


Long hours underground in demanding conditions are where Volvo Penta industrial engines make the difference. These tough diesel engines are designed to provide reliability and high industrial power despite harsh environments. They lower your total cost of ownership due to high uptime and fuel savings, in additional to reliable service – no matter where the job site is.

Special Vehicles

High pressure jobs need reliable and robust industrial power. This is why Volvo Penta’s industrial range of diesel engines will provide great uptime, fuel efficiency and performance that your business can depend on. From airport fire trucks to a snow removal machines, Volvo Penta’s industrial engines are a premium power solution for off-road vehicles.

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Choosing the right engine for your application can be tricky. Our team puts a lot of effort into right-sizing the engine for the application. Volvo Penta has multiple configurations to make sure the engine will perform no matter the circumstances. Our experts are here to answer any questions you may have about our engines.

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Simple Tier 4 Final Solution

Volvo Penta’s Stage IV/Tier 4 Final engines use SCR to meet the increased legislative demands of industrial engines. Not only are the emission regulations met, but this technology pairs with a light EGR system to offer a wide range of benefits. Apart from lowered nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, this solution means less maintenance and upkeep for customers, as well as better productivity and uptime and lower costs. Diesel fuel efficiency is also improved.

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Reliable, Proven Engine Technology

Volvo Penta diesel engines are a result of our 100 years of experience in the industry. They are characterized by their high performance, reliability, fuel efficiency, and low emissions levels. The Volvo Group diesel engine technology is thoroughly tested in trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine propulsion and a wide span of machine and equipment installations in a variety of industries. Reliable operation is proven in all climates – freezing and scorching, dry and wet – and in extreme working environments.

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Off-Road Engine Commonality and Versatility

Our industrial diesel engines are all engineered to be part of a common platform. This commonality enables industrial parts availability and simplified service points. Machine operators also benefit from the engine interface and range that can be adjusted to match the different emission regulations as they come.

Off-road Engine Range
Extended Service Intervals

Most Volvo Penta industrial diesel engines can operate for 1,000 hours between service intervals. Productivity and uptime can be increased by using the recommended service protocol, an approved Volvo Penta Oil Analysis and genuine Volvo Penta oil filters with the appropriate oil and fuel quality.

Heavy Duty Engine Package

Volvo Penta’s optional heavy-duty engine package will help you increase uptime when working in rough environments. The package is equipped with a unique cooling system, wiring harness and air filters and is specifically designed to withstand harsh conditions at construction and underground job sites.

Off-road Engine Range
With you all the way

At Volvo Penta, we strive to build strong partnerships that benefit every single part of our customers’ operation. From close cooperation with OEMs – via design and installation support – all the way to global service and support that ensures your business is always running at full capacity.

A powerful partnership
Supporting operators

Volvo Penta genuine engines and products equals quality. But in order to facilitate a trouble-free operation, Volvo Penta partners can rely on support and services aimed at heightening the levels of efficiency even further.

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Global dealer network

The Volvo Penta industrial dealer network, with around 750 authorized dealers worldwide, is constantly growing and under development as we adapt and expand our geographical presence to meet your needs.

Global Dealer Network
Volvo Penta Action Service

No matter your problem or need, we’re always close by. Assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in 28 languages.

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Parts Distribution Network

Being part of the Volvo Group means that we benefit from one of the most efficient parts distribution networks in the industry – Global Volvo Logistics.

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