Cat® C2.8 Diesel Engine

The Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the perfect balance of compact size, reliability, and performance. This engine is offered in ratings ranging up to 55 bkW (74 bhp) @ 2500 rpm. The C2.8 is designed to meet the needs of many industries and applications, including agricultural tractors, aerial lifts, aircraft ground support, bore/drill rigs, chippers/grinders, compactors/rollers, compressors, forestry, irrigation equipment, material handling, mining, earthmoving equipment, paving equipment, pumps, fruit harvesters equipment, turf and underground mining equipment.

Engine Configuration
In-Line 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Cooling System Capacity
4 L (1.06 qt)
DOC Length
TBA
DOC Weight
TBA

Specs

General

Engine Configuration
In-Line 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Cooling System Capacity
4 L (1.06 qt)
Bore
3.5in
Stroke
4.3in
Displacement
171in³
Aspiration
Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio
17.0:1
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Engine Configuration
In-Line 4
Bore
90 mm (3.5 in)
Stroke
110 mm (4.3 in)
Displacement
2.8 L (171 in³)
Cooling System - Capacity
4 L (1.06 qt)
Aftertreatment
DOC+DPF

Aftertreatment Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

DOC Length
TBA
DOC Weight
TBA
DOC Diameter
TBA

Power Rating

Minimum Power
67HP
Maximum Power
74HP
Rated Speed
2200 - 2400 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions
U.S. EPA & CARB Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Length
635 mm (25.0 in)
Width
561 mm (22.1 in)
Height
766 mm (30.2 in)

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Dry Weight - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
340 kg (750 lb)
Height
786 mm (30.9 in)
Length
633 mm (24.9 in)
Width
543 mm (22.4 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
750lb
Width
22.4in
Height
30.9in
Length
24.9in

Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

DOC Diameter
TBA
DOC Length
TBA
DOC Weight
TBA

Features

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.

High Performance

Leading edge fuel systems and turbocharging provide high torque even at lower engine speeds.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.

Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.

Fuel & Oil

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim or Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IIIB, Stage IV or proposed Stage V engines require Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel containing a maximum of 10 ppm sulfur (EU) and 15 ppm sulfur (U.S.), and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Your Cat dealer can provide more information regarding fuel and oil.

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim or Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IIIB, Stage IV or proposed Stage V engines require Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel containing a maximum of 10 ppm sulfur (EU) and 15 ppm sulfur (U.S.), and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Your Cat dealer can provide more information regarding fuel and oil.

Broad Application Range

Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Induction manifolds
    • Exhaust manifolds
    • Engine-mounted aftertreatment
  • Control System
    • Starter motor (12V or 24V)
    • Alternator (12V or 24V)
    • Electronic Control Unit (chassis mounted)
    • Engine control sensors and robust wiring harness
    • Data interface via CANbus J1939
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • Flywheel housings – SAE 3 or SAE 4
    • Choice of flywheel to match industry common hydraulic pumps and transmissions
    • Side PTO with SAE A or SAE B interface
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter – preconnected but chassis mounted
    • With water sensor
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil filters
    • High incline oil pan – 35° continuous in all directions
  • General
    • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F) with standard equipment
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
  • U.s. Epa Tier 4 Final, Proposed Eu Stage V Aftertreatment/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment
    • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) (Tier 4 Final and Stage V)
    • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) (Stage V)

Optional Equipment