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Auxiliary Constant Speed Engine RangeD13 MG RC

  • 289–381 
  • 1,500–1,800 
  • 12.8 

Volvo Penta D13 MG is an in-line 6-cylinder, 12.8-liter direct-injected marine diesel auxiliary engine with twin-entry turbo and aftercooler.

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Volvo Penta D13 MG

Volvo Penta D13 MG is an in-line 6-cylinder, 12.8-liter direct-injected marine diesel auxiliary engine with twin-entry turbo and aftercooler.

- Approved by major classification societies
- Ladder frame bolted to the engine block
- Good accessibility makes service and maintenance easy
- High-pressure fuel injectors
- Excellent monitoring with Volvo Penta Marine Commercial Control System
- Twin-entry turbo with pulse charging
- EMS electronic control system for optimized fuel efficiency
- PTO capability


Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want more details? Download the brochure or contact us.

D13 MG RC 289kW D13 MG RC 341kW D13 MG RC 349kW D13 MG RC 381kW
Crankshaft Power kW 289 341 349 381
Crankshaft Power HP 393 454 475 518
Rated RPM 1,500 1,500 1,800 1,800
Displacement litres 12.8
Displacement cui 780
Number of Cylinders 6
Emission Compliance EPA Tier 3, IMO NOx Tier II, CCNR Stage 2
Control System Marine Commercial Control, Open CAN Interface
High-pressure fuel injection Electronic unit injectors
Cooling System Radiator Cooling Radiator Cooling Radiator Cooling Radiator Cooling
13 liter series

Key features and benefits for

The perfect match

Volvo Penta’s full range of marine diesel engines offer reliable and fuel-efficient onboard electrical power generation and power for cranes, pumps, air compressors and other heavy equipment.

Reliable and powerful

No matter what application, this auxiliary engine’s robust design with a ladder frame bolted to the engine block makes it highly reliable. Its rigid in-line cylinder block with generously dimensioned crankshaft bearings, water-cooled exhaust manifold, and twin-entry turbo provide a powerful engine.

Easy installation – service friendly

Designed to withstand high exhaust back pressure, this genset is easy to install and perfect for installations that require additional, third-part emission control equipment. Its good accessibility also facilitates service and maintenance.

High fuel efficiency and low on emissions

By controlling the unit injectors and fuel distribution, the EMS electronic management system optimizes the fuel-air mixture leading to improved combustion. The result is high thermal efficiency, high fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions.

Superior load-taking capability

Together, the twin-entry turbo with pulse charging, and the highly efficient speed control system give this engine superior load-taking capability.

Electronic control systems

Two options for on-board electronic control: Marine Commercial Control System is a flexible and expandable control and monitoring system for classified installations. Open CAN Interface, engine delivered without control system, with different options with or without shut-down senders and switches.