Caterpillar C175

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Caterpillar C175 [1]
ManufacturerCaterpillar Incorporated
Displacement5,289 cubic centimetres (322.8 in3) per cylinder
Cylinder bore175 millimetres (6.890 in)
Piston stroke220 millimetres (8.661 in)
ValvetrainSide camshaft, 4 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio15.3:1
RPM range
Redline2100 [note 1]
TurbochargerDouble or Quad
Fuel systemCommon Rail/EUI™
ManagementElectronic (ACERT) with mechanical failsafe
Fuel typeDiesel
Oil systemWet sump
Cooling systemWater cooled
Power outputup to 4,000 kilowatts (5,364 hp) @ 1800 rpm (marine/military rating)
Torque output9,260 newton metres (6,830 lbf⋅ft) @ 1500 rpm
Dry weightup to 10.45 tonnes (10.285 long tons; 11.519 short tons)
Emissions target standardEPA Tier 4 Final or IMO III
Emissions control technologyExhaust gas recirculation
PredecessorCaterpillar 3500 series engine

The Caterpillar C175 is a family of diesel internal combustion engines made by Caterpillar. The engine is 5.3 litres per cylinder in displacement. The cylinder size is 6.89 x 8.66 bore/stroke. The engine can produce 1500-4800 horsepower at 1800 RPM. The peak torque occurs at an engine speed of 1500 RPM. The engine weighs over four tonnes. The Cat C175 is often used in locomotives and passenger-class ships.

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  1. ^ "Caterpillar C175 spec sheet".
  1. ^ Derived from governed RPM times overspeed capability given in spec sheet.