The Cat® C32 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 708-1007 bkW (950-1350 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. These ratings meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Industries and applications powered by these high power engines include Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, Hydraulic Power Units, General Industrial, Irrigation Equipment, Material Handling, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers.


Power Rating
Minimum Power 950 BHP
Maximum Power 1350 BHP
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm

Emission Standards
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent

Engine Configuration V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
Stroke 162 mm (6.38 in)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Displacement 32.1 L (1958.9 in³)
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Height 1319 mm (51.9 in)
Length 1917 mm (75.5 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 2946 kg (6495 lb)
Width 1479 mm (58.2 in)

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

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Twin Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Control System
  • 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)
Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
  • Water pump, inlet
Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Optional exhaust outlet
Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
Fuel System
  • MEUI injection
  • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
  • ACERT™ Technology
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump
Lube System
  • 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

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