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All About the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE Engine

What is the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine?

The Volvo Penta is a 6 cylinder, 12.8 litre diesel engine with a turbocharger and air cooled exhaust manifold. The engine also has a high pressure electronic fuel injection system and over head camshaft which lowers fuel consumption and increases the efficiency of the engine.

Where is the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine currently manufactured?

The Volvo Penta TAD1343GE is currently produced in Skovde, Sweden.

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What is the displacement of the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine?

The Volvo Penta TAD1343GE has a total displacement of 12.78 litres. The total oil system capacity of the engine (including filters) is 36 litres and the total coolant capacity in the engine and radiator is 44 litres.

The generator efficiency of the TAD1343GE is 93%.

What is the power output of the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine?

At 50Hz/1500 RPM, the prime power output is 378 kVA and the standby power output is 414 kVA.

At 60Hz/1800 RPM, the prime power output is 410 kVA and the standby power output is 451 kVA.

What power rating does the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine run at?

The Volvo Penta TAD1343GE can be ran at either Prime or Standby Power ratings.

What is the fuel consumption of the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine?

The Volvo Penta TAD1343GE fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption (percent of prime power):

  • At 25% it uses 222 g/KWh
  • At 50% it uses 200 g/KWh
  • At 75% it uses 193 g/KWh
  • At 100% it uses 192 g/KWh

What are the dimensions of the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine?

The wet weight of the engine alone is 1325 kg. The dimensions for the TAD1343GE are 2206 x 1114 x 1391 mm.

This diesel engine can be coupled with an alternator to make an efficient and reliable diesel that can be used to supply power to a wide range of power hungry applications.

What customer support is offered with the Volvo Penta TAD1343GE diesel engine?

The Volvo Penta TAD1343GE is supported by the Volvo Penta Action Service support programme. The global network of experts are on hand 24/7 and can speak in 28 different languages to provide the help you may need with your diesel engine.

The specification sheet for the engine can be found here.