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C27

c27

Emissions

Meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Available using U.S. EPA Flexibility, and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas.

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.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network
  • Scheduled maintenance, including S•O•SSM 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
C27 ACERT™ 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
General
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
Overview

No matter where they operate and no matter what the application, Cat® C27 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engines will deliver durable, reliable power that will keep your customers productive while lowering their operating costs to keep them profitable. Today’s Cat® engines are the finest ever produced by Caterpillar – with a legacy of power and rugged reliability driven by the demands of performance. Applications powered by these high powered engines include Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Material Handling, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. C27 ACERT engines, with ratings: 597-858 bkW (800-1150 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. They are available using U.S. EPA Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

Power Rating
Minimum Power597.0 bkW
Maximum Power858.0 bkW
Rated Speed1800-2100 rpm
Emission Standards
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
General
Engine ConfigurationV-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore137.2 mm (5.4 in)
Stroke152.4 mm (6.0 in)
Displacement27.03 L (1649.5 in³)
AspirationTurbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio16.5:1
Combustion SystemDirect Injection
Rotation (from flywheel end)Counterclockwise
Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)
Length1917 mm (75.5 in)
Width1464 mm (57.6 in)
Height1319 mm (51.9 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)2946 kg (6495 lb)