Volvo FH16. Powered for heavy transport.

The Volvo FH16 is our most powerful truck, made for heavy assignments where extra power and torque are needed. It manages challenges that other trucks are unable to complete. The powerful D16 engine and upgraded driver comfort are there to meet your requirements for productivity.

Volvo FH16

Applications: Heavy transport assignments, forestry and timber transportation, mining and quarry transportation
Power: 600 hp, 700 hp or 780 hp

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A truck powered for your productivity

Volvo FH16 offers refined power for productivity along with the highest level of cab comfort. Regardless of what version you choose, it's evident that this is something extra. Discover more about Volvo FH16 in the gallery below.

Optimized vision with adaptive high beam

A headlamp design with a black theme is unique for the Volvo FH16. The LED lights offers excellent vision and a distinct profile. Go with the adaptive high beam to maximize your vision without dazzling other road users.

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Heavy-duty bumper

The heavy-duty bumper is there to withstand challenging conditions. Made from 3-mm high-grade steel, it shields your front from dents and broken headlights. It’s just as tough as it looks.

An interior to match

Whether you go for the Volvo FH16 trim or the leather trim, it’s clear that this is a step ahead of the rest.

All about cab living

Tailor your Volvo FH16

An iconic design with loads of power and torque, along with a wide range of options that let you tailor this expert tool to your requirements. Up to 750 hp, sturdy axles and comfortable cabs with different trim levels – along with fuel saving features like drag-free disc brakes. It’s time to shape your power.

Volvo Dynamic Steering

Managing heavy loads in low speed maneuvers, or driving at high speeds in ruts or over potholes? Volvo Dynamic Steering is there like a steady hand to make your driving easier and relieve the strain.

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Save fuel with I-See

I-See optimizes speed, gear changes, coasting and engine stops for your route ahead to save fuel. It takes upcoming topography, curves, roundabouts and traffic info into real-time consideration to improve fuel efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint.

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Axles to maximize your load capacity

For extreme load capacity, you can get your Volvo FH16 with up to four axles straight from the factory. Ready to drive, with warranty and aftermarket support. Once you unload your truck, you can use the Tandem Axle Lift to disengage and raise one of the driving axles.

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The D16 engine delivers

With up to 750 hp, the D16 is the most powerful engine you can get in a Volvo truck. But it’s the fuel efficiency and the massive torque available that makes the Volvo FH16 the perfect match for heavy transports and other demanding assignments.

D16 power in four levels

The D16 engine comes with all the power and efficiency that you could ask for in heavy transports. Choose between 540 hp, 600 hp, 700 hp and 750 hp.

See more details in the Volvo FH16 specifications

More torque

The D16 engine brings more power, up to 3550 Nm of torque and more engine braking power at low engine speeds. It lets you tailor an efficient powertrain that performs just right for your needs even when your standards are high.

More control with I-Shift

With I-Shift, you’re in charge, whether you need traction to start or maintain torque at low speed. Dig deeper into the benefits of I-Shift in this image gallery.

Crawler gears

Pulling away with a heavy load is a challenge for both your traction and your clutch. I-Shift with crawler gears improves the startability and reduces the strain on your clutch significantly.

One pedal driving

The Change Direction function lets you shift between forward and reverse by using the accelerator only. At speeds up to 4 km/h, Terrain Brake lets you use the accelerator to control both the engine throttle and the wheel brakes.

Intelligent software

The magic happens in the electronic control unit, managing the clutch and shifts. A range of software packages lets you tailor the I-Shift for your needs. A special heavy-duty package is available to help you manage extreme loads.

Camera Monitor System

The Camera Monitor System improves aerodynamics to save energy. It also improves your direct vision and features monitoring functions that mirrors don’t have. For longer combinations however, side mirrors are a more suitable choice.

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Infotainment and audio

A driver interface that’s easy to use, an infotainment system and an audio system available in two levels make the Volvo FH16 a comfortable experience, whether you're driving or resting.

Cab options

The Volvo FH16 comes with a wide range of cabs to fit your requirements. You can choose between the energy saving Camera Monitor System and side mirrors. Take a closer look at the alternatives.

    Globetrotter XXL cab

    The Globetrotter XXL cab for the Volvo FH16 combines excellent driving and living comfort for two people. Superb sleeping comfort in the longer and wider lower bed.

    Globetrotter XL cab

    The Globetrotter XL cab for the Volvo FH16 combines excellent driving and living comfort for two people with plenty of storage and space.

    Globetrotter cab

    The Globetrotter cab for the Volvo FH16 combines excellent driving and living comfort for up to two people and standing height on the engine compartment.

    Sleeper cab

    The sleeper cab for the Volvo FH16 offers excellent driving comfort and comfortable overnight accommodation for up to two people combined with limited standing height.

    Low sleeper cab

    The low sleeper cab for the Volvo FH16 offers a lower exterior cab height combined with excellent driving comfort, comfortable overnight accommodation for one and limited standing height.

Features depicted may not be standard or available for all equipment levels and powertrain options.

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