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SPECS SUMMARY

Maximum Power595 HP (444 kW)
Maximum Torque2004 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm (2717 Nm @ 1400 rpm)
EmissionsChina Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent
Rated Speed1800-2100 rpm
The Cat® C15 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. These ratings meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Industries and applications powered by C15 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, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers.

Specifications

Maximum Power595 HP (444 kW)
Maximum Torque2004 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm (2717 Nm @ 1400 rpm)
EmissionsChina Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent
Rated Speed1800-2100 rpm
Length54.2 in (1377 mm)
Minimum Power440 HP (328 kW)
Engine ConfigurationInline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore5.4 in (137 mm)
Stroke6.8 in (171 mm)
Displacement927.6 in³ (15.2 l)
Compression Ratio18.0:1
AspirationTurbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion SystemDirect Injection
Rotation from Flywheel EndCounterclockwise
Aftertreatment-
Width36.2 in (919 mm)
Height48.3 in (1226 mm)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments3239 lb (1469 kg)

Benefits and Features

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

Industry leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

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

  • 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

  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
  • Programmable ratings
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensation for fuel temperature
  • Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • ADEM™ A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
  • Water pump, inlet
  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Optional exhaust outlet
  • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • MEUI injection
  • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
  • Fuel filter, tertiary (2 micron)
  • ACERT™ Technology
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Crankcase breather
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Front sump oil pan
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request