Buried in another thread on the forum, is the potential for a pretty informative discussion, one that may affect the purchasing decision of many current and future truck owners.
The question? Which is the better Detroit engine today for a typical 80K or less trucking operation? The DD13 or the DD15?
Both engines are more than capable of operating at 80K Gross.
200 pounds less than the DD15
Keep in mind, we are not looking at past year models, but what is currently available now, and expected to be available in the near future.
Given the basic numbers: Horsepower and Torque, the number favor the smaller DD13 due to the increased torque...