Cat® C32 ACERT™ Diesel Engine

  • Overview


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.

Advanced Features

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.

Ideal Applications

Industrial and construction applications such as: Dredges
 • Chippers
 • Grinders
 • Emergency water pumps
 • Rock drills

Total Cost of Ownership

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.

Cat Dealer Product Support

Bigger is better and that’s because the Cat C32 comes standard with a world-class global dealer network support and simplified service routines. Not to mention an included warranty. See your Cat dealer for details.


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.

Power Rating
Maximum Power 895 kW (1200 HP)
Maximum Torque 5499 Nm @ 1200 rpm (4056 lb-ft @ 1200 rpm)
Rated Speed 1800 rpm
Minimum Power 746 kW (1000 HP)
Emission Standards
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
Engine Configuration V-12
Bore 145 mm (5.7 in)
Stroke 162 mm (6.4 in)
Displacement 32.1 l (1958.9 inu00b3)
Compression Ratio 15.0:1
Aspiration Twin Turbocharged Aftercooled (TTA)
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment DOC
Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Length 1874 mm (73.8 in)
Width 1600 mm (63 in)
Height 1370 mm (53.9 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 3004 kg (6625 lb)

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
  • General
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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