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Demanding conditions, applications and environments make Cat® C9 Industrial Diesel Engines the perfect solution for your severe duty equipment. With decades of diesel engine innovation and expertise behind these engines, they deliver the low operating costs and legendary Cat reliability and durability that give you a powerful advantage. More importantly, they're backed by the world-class Cat dealer network ready to service and support every Cat industrial engine. Industries and applications powered by C9 engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, Forklifts, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Mobile Sweepers, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Specialty Ag Equipment, Sprayers, Surface Hauling Equipment, Trenchers and Underground Mining Equipment. C9 engines, with ratings: 205-280 bkW (275-375 bhp) @ 1800-2200 rpm, meet China Stage II, EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent and EU Stage IIIA equivalent ratings are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility. They are also available in other regulated and non-regulated areas.

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Power Rating
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Maximum Power 375.0 HP 280.0 kW
Maximum Torque 1230.0 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm 1668.0 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed 1800-2200 rpm 1800-2200 rpm
Minimum Power 275.0 HP 205.0 kW

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.

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.

Package Size

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

C9 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled