Cat® C15 Diesel Engine

On construction sites and mining operations, in agriculture and forestry, and in a wide range of industries, Cat® C15 Industrial Diesel Engines deliver the power, performance and durability to take on the biggest challenges. 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 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.

Power Rating

Maximum Power 580HP
Maximum Torque 1958lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power 475HP

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final

General

Engine Configuration In-Line 6
Bore 5.4in
Stroke 6.7in
Displacement 927.6in³
Compression Ratio 17.0:1
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment DOC+DPF+SCR

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Length 56.6in
Width 38.1in
Height 49.1in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 3673lb

Aftertreatment Dimensions

Length 45.4in
Width 43.8in
Height 25.7in
Diameter 14in
Weight 600lb

PETU Dimensions - Tier 4 Final Only

Length 33.6in
Width 11.3in
Height 21.7in
Weight 42.8lb
Volume Capacity 51.1qt (US)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
    • Mid-mount turbocharged system with front and rear exhaust configurations (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)
  • 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
    • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
    • Centrifugal water pump
    • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • Choice of SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
    • Available SAE No. 1 power take off with optional SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine with optional attachments. (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV).
  • Fuel System
    • MEUI injection
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Secondary 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 (optional OCV filter system) (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)
  • Power Take Off (pto)
    • SAE A, 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
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
  • U.s. Epa Tier 4 Interim, Eu Stage Iiib Aftertreatment / Clean Emissions Control Equipment
    • Cat Regeneration System
    • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
    • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
    • Flex pipe connection kit with 90° rotatable elbows to attach to Cat Regeneration System Inlet
    • Available in 12 volt or 24 volt systems
  • U.s. Epa Tier 4 Final, Eu Stage Iv Aftertreatment
    • Cat Regeneration System
    • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
    • Aftertreatment Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
    • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
    • Pump Electronic Control Unit (PETU)
    • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
    • Available in 12V or 24V systems

Optional Equipment