C3.6 China NR4

Cat® C3.6 Diesel Engine

The Cat® C3.6 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the perfect balance of compact size, reliability, and performance. These compact, 4 cylinder engines provide excellent performance in power, peak and low speed torque, fuel comsumption and transient response. This engine is offered in ratings ranging up to 82 kW (110hp) @ 2200 rpm. The C3.6 is designed to meet the needs of many industries and applications, including agricultural tractors, aircraft ground support, bore/drill rigs, chippers/grinders, compactors/rollers, compressors, forestry, irrigation equipment, material handling, mining, earthmoving equipment, paving equipment, pumps, fruit harvesters equipment, turf and underground mining equipment.


The Cat C3.6 is a powerful engine in a compact and easily integrated size that saves OEMs valuable time and costs. With flexible aftertreatment mounting options and a simplfied engine installation process, the C3.6 can be placed into a wide variety of applications with agility and speed.

Advanced Features

The C3.6 uses the latest in technology to bring OEMs the most efficient and powerful engine—even at peak performance.

Ideal Applications

Industrial, agricultural and construction applications such as: Pumps • Compressors • Chippers • Grinders • Asphalt paving equipment • Hydraulic power units • Bore rigs • Drill rigs • Tractors • Telehandlers •

Total Cost of Ownership

Owning and operating equipment is a big investment, so it only makes sense to get the most you can from it. Thanks to the chosen technologies of the Cat C3.6, owners can experience an overall savings in fluid.

Cat Dealer Product Support

Backed by a five-year warranty, the Cat C3.6 is also supported by Caterpillar's unmatched Dealer Support Network with over 171 locations in 192 countries across the world—so the expert assistance you need is always close by.


Safety on the job site matters. The Cat C3.6 a quiet engine output meaning low noise from the engine and a more alert and attentive operator.

Documents & Brochures

Standard Equipment

Control System
  • Starter motor (12V or 24V)
  • Alternator (12V or 24V)
  • Electronic Control Unit (chassis mounted)
  • Engine control sensors and robust wiring harness
  • Data interface via CANbus J1939
Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • Flywheel housings – SAE 3 or SAE 4
  • Choice of flywheel to match industry common hydraulic pumps and transmissions
  • Side PTO with SAE A or SAE B interface
Fuel System
  • Fuel filter – preconnected but chassis mounted
  • With water sensor
Lube System
  • Lubricating oil filters
  • High incline oil pan – 35° continuous in all directions
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F) with standard equipment
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
China Nonroad IV Aftertreatment / Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
China Nonroad IV Aftertreatment/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • SCR Auxiliaries

Additional information

Offering Type

Power Rating - Maximum Power

82 kW ( 110 HP )

Power Rating - Maximum Torque

450 Nm @ 1500 rpm ( 331.7 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm )

Power Rating - Rated Speed

2200 rpm

Power Rating - Minimum Power

74.4 kW ( 100 HP )

Emission Standards - Emissions

China Nonroad Stage IV

General - Engine Configuration

In-Line 4

General - Bore

98 mm ( 3.9 in )

General - Stroke

120 mm ( 4.7 in )

General - Displacement

3.6 l ( 221 in³ )

General - Compression Ratio


General - Aspiration

Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)

General - Combustion System

Direct Injection

General - Rotation from Flywheel End


General - Aftertreatment


Engine Dimensions - Approximate - Length

667 mm ( 26.3 in )

Engine Dimensions - Approximate - Width

564 mm ( 22.2 in )

Engine Dimensions - Approximate - Height

787 mm ( 31 in )

Engine Dimensions - Approximate - Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments

380.6 kg ( 839 lb )

Aftertreatment Dimensions - Weight

26.4 kg ( 58 lb )

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