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.
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:
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 new Freightliner Cascadia®, the original Freightliner Cascadia® Evolution and the Western Star® 5700.
If maintenance issues come up on the road, you can count on Detroit Connect Virtual Technician. With Virtual Technician, you are notified within minutes when their vehicles experience fault events, 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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The Detroit™ Connect portal is easy-to-use, one-stop-shop for all vehicle performance data gathered, transmitted and analyzed by Detroit Connect. The portal gives you access to insights delivered by Detroit Connect Virtual Technician℠. The Detroit Connect portal will also give you access to new features, such as Remote Updates, and Analytics, available late 2017.Detroit connect portal login
DDCSN serves as both a public customer website and secure service portal to access DETROIT branded product service and parts information, tools, training, and more. Here you can access a wide range of product literature such as operator mauals, warranty booklets, and even service bulletins. You can also find parts catalogs, sales and marketing programs, webinars, and much more.DDCSN Login
DTNA Connect is the starting point for working with all brands and franchises that fall under the Daimler Trucks North America umbrella: Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, SelecTrucks, Sterling, Freightliner, and Western Star. Here, you can access the full spectrum of online applications, resources and tools you need. Whether you use DTNA online resources to complete repairs, purchase parts, submit warranty claims, spec new vehicles or track the status of your truck orders, DTNAConnect streamlines the tasks and activities that are part of your daily work routine.DTNA Connect Portal Login