Cat C13 Acert Engine

Caterpillar C13 Acert Engine


385-520 HP


1800-2100 RPM

The Caterpillar C13 is a heavy-duty diesel engine that has been widely used in various applications, including trucks, buses, and industrial equipment. Here are some specifications and a brief history of the engine:

  1. Specifications:
    Displacement: The C13 has a displacement of 12.5 liters (763 cubic inches).
    Power Output: The engine's power output can vary depending on the specific application and configuration. However, it typically ranges from 335 to 525 horsepower.
    Torque: The torque output of the C13 engine can range from 1,250 to 1,750 pound-feet.
    Cooling System: It utilizes an air-to-air aftercooling system to optimize performance and reduce emissions.
    Emissions: The C13 engine meets various emissions standards, such as EPA Tier 4 Final and Euro Stage V.

  2. History:
    Introduction: The Caterpillar C13 engine was introduced in early 2004 as a successor to the popular caterpillar C12 engine.
    Application: It was primarily designed for heavy-duty trucks and buses, but it also found its way into other equipment, such as motorhomes, construction machinery, and marine vessels.
    Advancements: Over the years, the C13 engine underwent several updates and advancements to enhance its performance, reliability, and fuel efficiency. These improvements included better fuel injection systems, enhanced cooling capabilities, and optimization for emissions compliance.
    Availability: The C13 engine was available in different configurations to meet various power and torque requirements, offering flexibility for different applications and industries.