Cat® C27 Diesel Engine

The Cat® C27 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 597-783 bkW (800-1050 bhp) @ 1800 rpm. These ratings meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Engine Configuration
V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Cooling System Capacity
67.9 L (71.7 qt)
Lube System (refill)
68 L (71.9 qt)
Length
1874 mm (73.8 in)

Specs

General

Engine Configuration
V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Cooling System Capacity
67.9 L (71.7 qt)
Lube System (refill)
68 L (71.9 qt)
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6in
Displacement
1649.5in³
Aspiration
Twin Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TTA)
Compression Ratio
16.0:1
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Engine Configuration
V-12
Bore
137.2 mm (5.4 in)
Stroke
152.4 mm (6 in)
Displacement
27 L (1649.5 in³)
Cooling System - Capacity
67.9 L (71.7 qt)
Lube System - Refill
68 L (71.9 qt)
Aftertreatment
DOC

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

Length
1874 mm (73.8 in)
Width
1600 mm (63 in)
Height
1370 mm (53.9 in)
Weight - Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)
3004 kg (6625 lb)

Power Rating

Minimum Power
800HP
Maximum Power
1050HP
Rated Speed
1800 rpm
Maximum Torque
3448lb-ft @ 1200 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Height
1370 mm (53.9 in)
Length
1874 mm (73.8 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
3004 kg (6625 lb)
Width
1600 mm (63 in)
Width
63in
Height
53.9in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
6625lb
Length
73.8in

Features

Emissions

Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

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.

Package Size

Exceptional power density enables standardization across numerous applications. Multiple installation options minimize total package size. Ideal for equipment with narrow engine compartments.

Exceptional power density enables standardization across numerous applications. Multiple installation options minimize total package size. Ideal for equipment with narrow engine compartments.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Control System
    • Electronic control system
    • Over-foam wiring harness
    • Automatic altitude compensation
    • Power compensated for fuel temperature
    • Configurable software features
    • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
    • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
    • Water pump, inlet
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold, dry
    • Optional exhaust outlet
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • Choice of SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    • MEUI injection
    • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Electronic fuel priming
  • Lube System
    • Open crankcase ventilation system
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler
    • Lube oil filter
    • Rear sump oil pan
    • Oil dipstick
    • Gear driven oil pump
  • General
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifting eyes

Optional Equipment