The combustion technology in Volvo Penta’s most powerful diesel engine, the D17, reduces fuel consumption by 5% per kWh compared to the D16. It’s compact and low-weight design is well-balanced, providing smooth operation with low noise and vibration and an overall easy installation, service and transport. The 17-liter, 705-kW (945 hp) diesel engine uses dual-stage turbochargers and heavy-duty steel pistons, making it optimally designed to power a wide range of stand-by (up to 881 kVA) and prime power generator sets (up to 758 kVA). As far as TCO, The D17’s extended service and oil change interval of 1,000 hours, low heat rejection, serviceability, and spare part commonality, can all contribute to keeping expenses down.