Volvo Penta Aquamatic Sterndrive D3-170 SX is a totally integrated package, powered by the in-line 5-cylinder, 2.4-liter, common-rail diesel engine with double overhead camshafts. Working together with the perfectly matched SX single prop drive and the Electronic Vessel Control system, the package offers exceptional diesel performance combined with low emissions.
The Volvo Penta D3 is a refined version of a proven, renowned engine concept. This strong, solid and robust engine delivers excellent reliability, maximal uptime and long service life.
COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT
The engine is ultra-compact for its swept volume and fully symmetrical, making it very easy to install. Aluminum cylinder block and cylinder head gives the engine extremely low weight for its power output.
UNIQUE MARINE TORQUE
The unique marine torque of the Volvo Penta diesel engines stands out among the competition by offering increased load-carrying capability, rapid acceleration, and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, irrespective of load or sea state.
LOW FUEL CONSUMPTION
The high-tech fuel injection system combined with the advanced transmission and the Aquamatic Sterndrive make the engine highly fuel efficient.
ELECTRONIC CONTROL SYSTEMS
Volvo Penta offers two type-approved systems for on-board electronic control. Electronic Vessel Control fully integrates the engines, electronics and a range of optional features. Marine Commercial Control System is an open system that is easily integrated into the ship’s control system.
The engine is fitted with freshwater cooling as standard.