The Cat® C7 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 168-224 bkW (225-300 bhp) @ 1800-2200 rpm. These ratings meet China Stage II, EPA Tier 3 equivalent, and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Industries and applications powered by C7 ACERT engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Feller Bunchers, Forestry, Forklifts, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Mobile Sweepers, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Skidders, Specialty Ag Equipment, Sprayers, Trenchers and Underground Mining Equipment.


Power Rating
Minimum Power 225 BHP
Maximum Power 300 BHP
Rated Speed 1800-2200 rpm

Emission Standards
Emissions China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent

Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 110 mm (4.33 in)
Stroke 127 mm (5.0 in)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Displacement 7.2 L (442 in³)
Compression Ratio 16.2:1
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Height 1032 mm (40.6 in)
Length 1053 mm (41.5 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 588 kg (1296 lb)
Width 758 mm (29.8 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
  • Turbocharged
  • 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
  • HEUI™ 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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