Cummins C245-20

  • Engine Model: C245-20
  • Rated Power:181 kW/245HP
  • Rated Speed: 2200RPM
  • Engine Type:6 Cylinders in Line
  • Bore*Stroke(mm):114 * 135
  • Displacement: 8.3 L
  • Compression Ratio: 18:1
  • Fuel Consumption: 236g/Kw.h
  • Max Torque/Speed:1034 N.m @ 1400 rpm
  • Aspiration Type: Turbocharged & Air-Air Intercooled
  • Cooling Method: Water Cooled
  • Electrical System (Starter Motor/Alternator): 12V (500A)/24V (250A)
  • Fuel System: PW2000 Pump/RSV-K Governor
  • N.W: 617 Kg

Cummins 6CT8.3 | C245-20

The Cummins 6CT8.3 | C245-20 automotive engine is a robust 6-cylinder, in-line, 8.3-liter four-stroke engine with a bore of 114mm and a stroke of 135mm. It is equipped with a PW2000 pump and an RQV-K governor. The DCEC C245-20 engine has a turbocharger and an air-to-air intercooler, featuring a EURO II post-processor. Its prime power at 2200 RPM is rated at 245 horsepower.

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Advantages of the C245-20 Automotive Engine include:

  1. Fuel Efficiency: Derived from advanced design and manufacturing processes by United States Cummins, the engine offers 20% lower oil consumption than domestic products, aligning with China’s economic improvement goals.
  2. Superior Power: The engine delivers enhanced low-speed power, better-starting performance, faster acceleration, and stronger climbing capabilities.
  3. Reliability: Key parts are designed with ample surplus strength, providing over 30% more strength than similar engines and resulting in a longer engine life.
  4. Lower Maintenance Costs: With fewer parts and lower fault occurrence, the engine boasts reduced comprehensive maintenance costs and shorter maintenance times compared to similar types, saving up to 50%.
  5. Excellent Cold Start Performance: Equipped with an air suction electric preheater and a 7.8 kW power starter, the engine exhibits exceptional cold start performance, even in extreme conditions such as the arctic village of MoHe in China, where temperatures can drop as low as -36°C.

General Information

Model: C245-20
Type: 6 Cylinders in Line
Displacement: 8.3L
Bore * Stroke: 114 * 135
Net Weight (with flywheel & alternator): 604 Kg
Overall Dimension: 1180mm*920mm*1280
Manufacture Plant: Dongfeng Cummins Plant
Cummins 6CT8.3 | C245-20

Performance Data

Rated Power/Speed: 181 kW/245HP
Rated Speed: 2200 rpm
Max Torque/Speed: 1034 N.m @ 1400 rpm
Max. No-load Governed Speed: 25000 rpm
Idle-Speed: 750 rpm
Fuel Consumption @ Rated Power: 236g/Kw.h
Max Continuous Running Altitude: 3000 m
Cummins 6CT8.3 | C245-20

Technical Specification

Certification: Euro II
Aspiration: Turbocharged & Air-Air Intercooled
Fuel System: PW2000 Pump/RSV-K Governor
Compression Radio: 18:1
Electrical System (Starter Motor/Alternator): 12V (500A)/24V (250A)
Lowest Starting Temp Without auxiliary system: -10℃/-25℃
Engine Cooling Fluid Volume: 12.3 L
Cooling Method: Water Cooled
Cummins 6CT8.3 | C245-20

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