Along with our tried-and-true DD13®, DD15® and DD16®, the Detroit™ DD8 is built proudly at our legendary production facility in Detroit, MI. The DD8 features the latest in engine technology to go along with the know-how and quality you’ve come to expect from Detroit. From the sturdy design of the ribbed cast iron block to the advanced common rail fuel system the DD8 delivers the reliability and performance you demand. With our industry leading maintenance intervals and our innovative Detroit™ Connect Virtual Technician℠ remote diagnostic service the DD8 was designed to help you maximize uptime.Brochures and Videos Maintenance Intervals and Warranties
With a wide range of power ratings from 260-350 HP and 660-1050 lb.-ft. of torque, the DD8 also features:
An optional high-performance integrated engine brake
A variable-speed fan and advanced cooling system providing shorter fan-on times for increased fuel efficiency
Simple, fixed-geometry, turbocharger for performance, efficiency and reliability
A robust and sturdy rear gear train helps minimize noise, vibration and harshness (NVH)
Variable cam-phasing technology for efficient aftertreatment system performance
PTO Capability – both FEPTO and REPTO – for a variety of vocational work-truck applications
2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG17) and 2016 OBD (OBD16) compliance
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 DD8 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
Sharing some common service operation with our heavy-duty line of engines and the parts with the DD5 ensures that trained technicians are ready to serve you and your DD8 at any of our 800+ authorized Detroit locations across the highways and back roads of North America.
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