Ideally suited for less-than-truckload, regional distribution and vocational applications, the Detroit™ DD13 engine offers the flexibility of multiple options for horsepower and torque, all in a package that provides improved fuel economy.Brochures and Videos Maintenance Intervals and Warranties
The Detroit DD13 engine’s smart design makes the most of every gallon by integrating groundbreaking, fuel-efficient technologiesMore Specs
Along with great fuel economy, easy serviceability, consistent horsepower and robust performance, the DD13 also includes:
Custom-configure your Freightliner new Cascadia® with the performance-packed, reliable, fuel-efficient DD13 engine, only from Detroit.Build Your Own
Designed for construction, distribution, dump, fire and emergency, government, motor home, oil & gas, refuse, and regional.
The Integrated Detroit Powertrain delivers the performance and dependability you need to run your business efficiently. Detroit has designed, engineered and manufactured the engine, transmission and axles to work together seamlessly, providing the optimal powertrain solution for your business needs. The Integrated Detroit Powertrain is available in the Freightliner Cascadia and the Western Star® 5700.
If maintenance issues come up while on the road, you can count on Detroit Connect Virtual Technician. With Virtual Technician, you are notified within minutes when your vehicles experience a fault event, the severity of the fault and when, where and how to best fix the issue causing the fault so you can make informed service decisions.
With the longest service intervals in its class and an easily serviceable design, the Detroit DD13 lowers your cost of ownership by decreasing your time in the shop. With oil and fuel filters positioned above the frame rails, you'll be back in the driver's seat fast.
Reducing CO2 emissions and meeting 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG17) requirements means better fuel economy. Compare how our GHG17 Compliant Detroit™ engines stack up against GHG14 engines. Our GHG17 engines provide better fuel economy while using a slightly higher amount of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). See for yourself how these engines will affect your operating costs.
Sharing common service operations and parts with the DD15 and DD16 ensures that trained technicians are ready to serve you and your DD13 at any of our 800+ authorized Detroit locations across the highways and back roads of North America.
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