Cat® C13B Diesel Engine

The Cat® C13B engine supplies remarkable power and torque in a smaller, lighter engine package. With a aftertreatment that is 65% smaller and 54% lighter than its current equivalent and over 34 kW/L of power density, the C13B is designed to allow OEMs to downsize their engine platforms, lower installation costs and maximize uptime by providing long lift in the toughest applications.

Minimum Power
456 HP
Maximum Power
577 HP
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm
Emissions
EU Stage V

Specs

Power Rating

Minimum Power
456HP
Maximum Power
577HP
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm
Maximum Torque
1943lb-ft @ 1400 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions
EU Stage V

General

Bore
5.1in
Engine Configuration
In-Line 6
Bore
130 mm (5.1 in)
Stroke
157 mm (6.2 in)
Displacement
12.5 L (762.8 in³)
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio
15.8:1
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Cooling System - Capacity
18.7 L (19.8 qt)
Lube System - Refill
34-41 L (35.9-43.3 qt)
Stroke
6.2in
Displacement
762.8in³
Aftertreatment
DOC+DPF+SCR

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Height
1134 mm (45 in)
Length
1274 mm (50 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
1125 kg (2480 lb)
Width
994 mm (39 in)
Width
39in
Height
45in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
2480lb
Length
50in

Cat Regeneration System Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

Diameter
330.2 mm (13 in)
Height
451.3-654 mm (17.8-25.7 in)
Length
1053-1077 mm (41.5-42.4 in)
Weight
248-259 kg (547-571 lb)
Width
779.8-1069 mm (30.7-42.1 in)

PETU Dimensions - Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Only

Height
TBC
Length
TBC
Volume Capacity
TBC
Weight
TBC
Width
TBC

Passive Regeneration System Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

Height
530 mm (21 in)
Length
894 mm (35 in)
Weight
125 kg (275 lb)
Width
796 mm (31 in)

Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

Height
460 mm (18.1 in)
Length
896 mm (35.3 in)
Weight
100 kg (220 lb)
Width
807 mm (31.8 in)

Aftertreatment Dimensions

Height
18.1in
Width
31.8in
Weight
220lb
Length
35.3in

Features

Installation

With a 65% reduction in size and 63% in weight from its previous engine equivalent, the Cat C13B is unparalled in supporting engine downsizing without an impact to overall performance. And with an absence of an EGR, the C13B provides a simplfied installation process, saving OEMs valauble time and costs.

With a 65% reduction in size and 63% in weight from its previous engine equivalent, the Cat C13B is unparalled in supporting engine downsizing without an impact to overall performance. And with an absence of an EGR, the C13B provides a simplfied installation process, saving OEMs valauble time and costs.

Advanced Features

Offering peak performance across a wide range of speed, the Cat C13 is optimized to perform at its best no matter what surprises the job site brings. And with 20% more power and 19% more torque than its predecessor engine, the C13 has never been more ready to take on the tough challenges operators meet of every day.

Offering peak performance across a wide range of speed, the Cat C13 is optimized to perform at its best no matter what surprises the job site brings. And with 20% more power and 19% more torque than its predecessor engine, the C13 has never been more ready to take on the tough challenges operators meet of every day.

Ideal Applications

Industrial, agricultural and construction applications such as: Compressors • Trenchers • Chippers • Grinders • Irrigation equipment • Bore rigs • Drill rigs • Pumps • Hydraulic power units

Industrial, agricultural and construction applications such as: Compressors • Trenchers • Chippers • Grinders • Irrigation equipment • Bore rigs • Drill rigs • Pumps • Hydraulic power units

Total Cost of Ownership

The Cat C13B utilizes several technologies to deliver the lowest possible fluid consumption, including an overall fuel savings of 6% when compared to the previous engine model. And thanks to Caterpillar-patented technology the EGR has been eliminated, oil intervals are rated at 500 hours and 5,000 hours for ash services, helping OEMs and operators save on parts and service costs over the lifetime of the engine.

The Cat C13B utilizes several technologies to deliver the lowest possible fluid consumption, including an overall fuel savings of 6% when compared to the previous engine model. And thanks to Caterpillar-patented technology the EGR has been eliminated, oil intervals are rated at 500 hours and 5,000 hours for ash services, helping OEMs and operators save on parts and service costs over the lifetime of the engine.

Cat Dealer Product Support

No matter where in the world the Cat C13 is, it’s backed by a five-year warranty and the reliable and extensive support the Cat Dealer Network offers across 71 locations in 192 countries.

No matter where in the world the Cat C13 is, it’s backed by a five-year warranty and the reliable and extensive support the Cat Dealer Network offers across 71 locations in 192 countries.

Safety

At Caterpillar, safety is a prioirty. It's why we put all our engines through rigous rounds of testing and validation—including more than 120 mililon off-highway hours for the Cat C13B. We make our engines reliable, so operators can focus on keeping their work site safe, secure and in service.

At Caterpillar, safety is a prioirty. It's why we put all our engines through rigous rounds of testing and validation—including more than 120 mililon off-highway hours for the Cat C13B. We make our engines reliable, so operators can focus on keeping their work site safe, secure and in service.

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
    • Front or rear exhaust configurations available
  • 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
    • Integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
    • Remote fan control
  • Cooling System
    • Vertical or RH thermostat outlet
    • Centrifugal water pump
    • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • Available SAE No. 1 power take-off with optional SAE B or SAE C power take-off drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine with optional attachments.
  • Fuel System
    • Mechanical Electronic Unit Injector fuel system (MEUI-C)
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Secondary and tertiary fuel filters
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Electronic fuel priming
  • Lube System
    • Open crankcase ventilation system
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler
    • Lube oil filter
    • Oil dipstick
    • Gear driven oil pump
    • Choice of front, rear or center sumps
    • Open crankcase ventilation system with fumes disposal (OCV filter system required for EU Stage V certification engines)
  • Power Take Off (pto)
    • SAE B or SAE C power take off (PTO) drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications.
  • General
    • Caterpillar yellow paint, with optional colors available at request
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifiting eyes

Optional Equipment