New | Cat® C32 Diesel Engine

The Cat® C32 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 746-895 bkW (1000-1200 bhp) @ 1800 rpm. These ratings meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards. Applications powered by C32 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
Maximum Power1200 HP
Maximum Torque4056 lb-ft @ 1200 rpm
Rated Speed1800 rpm
Minimum Power1000 HP
Emission Standards
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
Engine ConfigurationV-12
Bore5.7 in
Stroke6.4 in
Displacement1958.9 in³
Compression Ratio15.0:1
AspirationTwin Turbocharged Aftercooled (TTA)
Combustion SystemDirect Injection
Rotation from Flywheel EndCounterclockwise
Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Length73.8 in
Width63 in
Height53.9 in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments6625 lb

When It Comes To Making The Engine Installation Process Smoother, Look To The Cat C32. Using Innovative Technology Solutions, The C32 Was Created To Eliminate The Need For Thermal Management And Def, Reducing The Size Of The Overall Engine Package. And Thanks To Flexible Aftertreatment Mounting Options, Installing Such A Large Engine Just Got A Lot Less Complicated.

The Key To Success For Any Machine Is Avoiding Downtime As Much As Possible. Thanks To The Def-Free, The Dual-Can Doc Cat C32 With Transparent Regeneration, Operators Can Stay Focused On Being Productive For The Long Haul.

Industrial And Construction Applications Such As: Dredges • Chippers • Grinders • Emergency Water Pumps • Rock Drills

Optimized To Meet Some Of The Most Demanding Operating Cycles Of Just About Any Machine, The Def-Free Cat C32 Can Help Owners And Operators Save On Parts Costs While Also Remaining Maintenance-Free For The Engine's Lifetime.

Bigger Is Better And That’s Because The Cat C32 Comes Standard With A Five-Year Warranty, World-Class Global Dealer Network Support And Simplified Service Routines.

Built To Meet Caterpillar's Strict Safety Standards And Customers' Most Demanding Work Sites Throughout The World, The Cat C32 Is Tried And Tested To Be Safe And Secure No Matter Where The Job Site Is.

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Control System
  • Electronic control system
  • Over-foam wiring harness
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensated for fuel temperature
  • Configurable software features
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
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
  • Choice of SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
Fuel System
  • MEUI injection
  • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
  • Electronic fuel priming
Lube System
  • Open crankcase ventilation system
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Rear sump oil pan
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request



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