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Detroit Diesel DD13 Big Block Engine

Detroit Diesel DD13 Big Block Engine

Performance Partners

An exclusive offering on custom chassis only through Pierce.

DD13 LITERATURE

Partners

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Detroit is recognized as an industry standard in the custom chassis fire truck business for more than three decades. 

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Technologies

  • Amplified Common Rail System (ACRS)
  • BlueTec Emissions Technology for improved performance & fuel economy
  • Integrated engine brake
  • Simple / reliable wastegated turbocharger
  • Maintenance free crankcase breather
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Specifications

Bore

5.20 in (132 mm)

 
Compression Ratio

17.3:1

 
Configuration

Inline 6 cylinder

 
Displacement

781 cu in (12.8 L)

 
Electronics

DDEC®

 
Horsepower Range

470-525 hp

 
Oil Capacity

41.7 qt (39.5 L)

 
Rear-Engine Power Take-Off

Optional

Stroke

6.15 in (156 mm)

 
Torque Range

1650-1850 lb-ft

 
Weight (Dry)

2450 lb (1152 kg)

 

Features

Economy

Smart, fuel-efficient design makes the most of every gallon. 

  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Amplified Common Rail System (ACRS™) optimizes each injection event to minimize fuel consumptio
  • Advanced cooling system allows decreased fan on-time, minimizing fuel consumption

Serviceability

  • Lower your cost of ownership with easier serviceability 
  • Longer scheduled maintenance intervals keep fire truck in-service

Performance

  • Fire departments can rely on Detroit performance for a better overall driving experience
  • Sturdy rear gear train and ribbed cast iron block minimize noise, vibration and harshness
  • Asymmetrical turbocharger has fewer moving parts for proven performance