Diesel Liquid-Cooled KDW1003

Exceptional power. That's what you're getting with KOHLER® liquid-cooled diesel engines. Fast-acting fuel injection technology delivers the punch you need and fuel savings you expect. And our belt-driven, overhead camshaft delivers low-turbulence performance for near-silent operation.

Exclusive Features
  • Integrated fuel-injection system and overhead cam help ensure less maintenance and fewer trips to the shop
  • Superior balance, lower cylinder volume, and belt-driven valve train provide nearly non-existent noise and smooth operation
  • Cast-iron block construction ensures durability and lasting performance
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Engine Type

Four-stroke in-line, cast iron block, aluminum cylinder head, indirect injection with injector pump on head

Model KDW1003
Power[[1]] kw (hp) 17.7(23.7)
Displacement cm3 (in3) 1028 (62.7)
Bore mm (in) 75 (3)
Stroke mm (in) 77.6 (3.1)
Gross Torque[[1]] Nm (lb-ft) 50 (36.8)
Compression Ratio 22.8:1
Dry Weight kg (lbs) 85 (187.3)
Oil Capacity L (US qt) 2.4 (2.5)
Lubrication Full pressure w/full-flow filter
Dimensions LxWxH mm (in) 516 x 412 x 519
(20.3 x 16.2 x 20.4)
Emissions Compliance
  • US Tier 4 Final
  • EU Stage V
  • China Phase II
  • ECE R 24
  • BHARAT Trem Stage III A
Engine Type Commercial

1 Performances measured according to ISO 14396 without final intake and exhaust line. Actual engine performances may be affected by accessories (intake and exhaust line, charging, cooling fan, etc.), application, ambient operating conditions (temperature, humidity, and altitude) and other factors.

Equipment Types

This engine powers the following equipment

  • Cement Mixer
  • Dumper
  • Mini Dumper
  • Farm Machinery
  • Compact Shovel Loader
  • 4x4 Tractors
  • Fruit Harvester
  • Aerial Platform
  • Sweeper
  • Welder
  • Refrigerating Groups
  • Generator
  • Asphalt Cutter
  • Motor Compressor
  • Mini Excavator

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