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The Cat® C13 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 287-388 bkW (385-520 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. Industries and applications powered by C13 engines include: Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Specialty Ag Equipment, Surface Hauling Equipment, Trenchers and Underground Mining Equipment.

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Power Rating
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Maximum Power 520.0 HP 388.0 kW
Maximum Torque 1756.0 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm 2381.0 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power 385.0 HP 287.0 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.

High Performance

Simple and efficient turbocharger with balance valve provides optimal air management and improved fuel efficiency.

Fuel Efficiency

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

Fuel & Oil

Tier 4 Interim or Tier 4 Final, Stage IIIB or Stage IV 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. Cat® engines are designed to accommodate B20 biofuel. 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.

Package Size

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

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

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

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

Tier 4 Interim, Stage IIIB Aftertreatment Features


Regeneration. Cat Regeneration System maximizes fuel efficiency during regeneration. Flexible regeneration options maximize uptime.


Mounting. Remote installation options provide OEM flexibility for many applications, including horizontal and vertical mounting, with and without muffler.
Service. Minimum 5000 hour DPF ash service interval.

Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Aftertreatment Features


Regeneration. Cat Regeneration System maximizes fuel efficiency during regeneration. Transparent regeneration maximizes uptime. Aftertreatment life is twice as long as engine rebuild. Option available utilizing Passive Regeneration not requiring Cat Regeneration System - please speak with your Dealer to determine which option is most suitable for your application.


Mounting. Industrial power units have standard horizontal mounting.
Service. Minimum 5000-hour diesel particulate filter ash service interval. PETU filter service is 5000 hours.

C13 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Mid-mount turbocharged system with front and rear exhaust configurations (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)
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