The 796 AC has a high performance engine, focuses on safety, has enhanced serviceability, has a reliable AC electric drive system, has a comfortable cab, and has truck body options designed and built to provide optimal performance and reliability.

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Engine
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Gross Power - SAE J1995 3500.0 HP 2610.0 kW
Engine Model Cat® C175-16 Cat® C175-16
Net Power - SAE J1349 3405.0 HP 2539.0 kW
Rated Speed 1800.0 r/min 1800.0 r/min
Emissions Rating Fuel Optimized Fuel Optimized
Bore 6.9 in 175.0 mm
Stroke 8.7 in 220.0 mm
Displacement 5187.0 in³ 85.0 l
Note (1) Net Power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator. Net Power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator.
Note (2) U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage V available for applicable markets. U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage V available for applicable markets.
Note (3) Additional fuel optimized selectable power ratings: 2312 kW / 3,100 hp Additional fuel optimized selectable power ratings: 2312 kW / 3,100 hp

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796 AC Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
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  • C175-16 Diesel Engine
    – Turbocharging (4)/aftercooled
    – Air to air after cooler (ATAAC)
    – Air cleaner (4) with precleaner
    – Multi-point oil pressure sensing
    – Pre-lubrication/engine
  • Braking system:
    – Brake release towing
    – Oil-cooled, multi-disc (front and rear) (service, retarding, parking, secondary)
    – Automatic Retarder Control
    – Electric dynamic retarding with blended low speed
    – Extended life brake disc material
  • Cat AC drive train:
    – IGBT controlled AC induction motors
    – AC generator
    – AC cooled radial grid
  • Body-up reverse neutralizer
  • Programmable top speed
  • Rear axle continuous lube/filtration
  • Rear axle oil cooler
  • Reverse shift inhibitor
  • Directional shift management
  • Standard accumulator – Australian and Canadian certified
  • Neutral coast inhibitor
  • Body-up shift inhibitor
  • Neutral start inhibitor

796 AC Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
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  • 2312 kW (3,100 hp) setting available
  • Throttle lock
  • Timer, engine shutdown
  • Body heat exhaust
  • Fog lights
  • LED work lights
  • English or Metric gauges
  • Payload, digital display
  • Powered access ladder
  • Inverter platform
  • Fast fill fuel system (front and left)
  • Rims: Six (6) position and quick change
  • ANSI and ISO service instructions
  • Retarding indicator light
  • Front bumper center tow attachment
  • Brake wear indicator tool
  • Coolant –50° C (–58° F)
  • HE dump body rock box liner
  • Heated mirrors (LH and RH)
  • Wheel chocks (ANSI and ISO)
  • Portable fire extinguisher
  • Murphy gauge
  • High efficiency dump body
    – 1530 kg/m³ (2,580 lb/yd³) density body
    – 1650 kg/m³ (2,780 lb/yd³) density body
    – 1770 kg/m³ (2,980 lb/yd³) density body
  • Side profile lighting
  • Central service