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Cat® C1.5 Industrial Diesel Engines deliver impressive performance throughout a wide speed range with exceptional power density. Their ultra-compact package size and extensive choice of options ensures these engines are ideal for a wide range of small, off road applications. Single-side servicing improves ease of maintenance and lowers overall owner operating costs. Applications powered by C1.5 engines include: Agriculture Tractors, Combines and Harvesters, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers, Grinders, Compactors, Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Irrigation, Pumps, Turf, Landscaping, Mobile Earthmoving, Paving, Trenchers, Underground Mining, and Material Handling. C1.5 engines, with ratings: 20.9-30 bkW (28-40.2 bhp) @ 2200-3000 rpm, meet EPA Tier 4 Interim equivalent emission standards. They are available using U.S. EPA Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

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Power Rating
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Maximum Power 40.2 HP 30.0 kW
Maximum Torque 83.0 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm 112.0 Nm @ 1800 rpm
Rated Speed 2200-3000 rpm 2200-3000 rpm
Minimum Power 27.8 HP 20.7 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

Substantial torque rise delivers impressive performance throughout a wide speed range while maintaining low operating costs.

Fuel Efficiency

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.

Package Size

Ultra-compact package size ensures ease of installation as well as exceptional power density.

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

C1.5 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Inlet manifold with choice of inlets.