C175-20
C175-20
C175-20
C175-20

Producing reliable power from 2500 to 3100 ekW at 60 Hz, our C175-20 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. The generator set is certified for low fuel consumption, U.S. EPA Stationary Emergency Use only.

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Minimum Rating 3150 ekW
Maximum Rating 4000 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage 4160 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model C175-20 SCAC, V-20, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.89 in
Stroke 8.66 in
Displacement 6456.31 in³
Compression Ratio 15:03:01
Aspiration Turbo Aftercooled
Fuel System Common Rail
Governor Type ADEM™ A4
Length - Minimum 261.5 in
Length - Maximum 330.6 in
Width - Minimum 85.4 in
Width - Maximum 127.7 in
Height - Minimum 87.6 in
Height - Maximum 150.7 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 55100 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 66200 lb

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements