RH Series RH265

Get pro-grade features on an easy-to-handle engine.

The 2000 Series has overhead valve design for better fuel efficiency, and user-friendly features like Accu-Fill and Easy-Pull technology.

  • Designed for effortless starts with electronic ignition
  • Easy-pull ergonomic handle
  • Easy pours and less spilling with Accu-Fill® fuel tank's 45% larger angled fuel neck
  • Simple starts and stops with all-in-one throttle/choke/shut-off control lever
  • Lightweight design makes for easy maneuverability
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Engine Type

Four-cycle, gasoline, OHV

Model RH265
Power[[1]] kw (hp) 4.8(6.5)
Displacement cm3 (in3) 196 (12)
Bore mm (in) 68 (2.7)
Stroke mm (in) 54 (2.1)
Gross Torque[[1]] Nm (lb-ft) 14.5 (10.7)
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Dry Weight kg (lbs) 16 (28.8)
Oil Capacity L (US qt) 0.6 (0.63)
Lubrication Splash
Dimensions LxWxH mm (in) 310 x 329 x 325
(12.2 x 12.8 x 12.8)
Backpressure Limit[[2]] 25
Certified Power[[3]] kw (hp) 4.7 (6.3)
Certified rpm rpm 3600
Emissions Compliance
  • EU Stage V
  • China Phase II
  • EPA Phase III
  • CARB Phase III
Engine Type Consumer

Length is PTO to recoil cover. Width is fuel tank to muffler. Height is from mounting surface to top of muffler.

1 Power (hp) and Torque (ft lbs) specifications for Kohler general purpose engines are rated pursuant to Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J1940 based on gross output testing performed according to SAE J1995 without the air cleaner and muffler. Actual engine power and torque are lower and affected by accessories (air cleaner, exhaust, charging, cooling, fuel pump, etc.), application, engine speed, ambient operating conditions (temperature, humidity and altitude) and other factors. This J1940 / J1995 rating provides consistent measurement to customers who may want to control the intake and exhaust features of the engine. For more information, contact Kohler Co. Engine Engineering Department. Kohler Co. reserves the right to change product specifications, designs and standard equipment without notice and without incurring obligation.

2 Inches of H20 @ 3600 RPM WOT

3 J1995 power and torque certified by 3rd Party Witness

Equipment Types

This engine powers the following equipment

  • Tiller
  • Pressure Washer
  • Log Splitter
  • Pump
  • Edger
  • Go-Kart
  • Chipper

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