403D-17 Industrial Diesel Engine

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The Perkins 400 Series is an extensive family of engines in the 0.5-2.2 litre range. The 3 cylinder 403-17 model is a mid-range 400 Series engine, combining performance, low operating costs and a compact package. From a packaging point of view, the 403-17 is the ideal engine for small industrial applications. It is offered with both indirect (IDI) and common rail fuel injection systems.


1.7 litre, 3 cylinder

23.6-26.1 kW (31.6-35 hp)

Designed to meet EU Stage IIIA/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim equivalent emission standards

A very quiet 1.7 litre unit that delivers improved performance and reduced operating costs in a small, efficient package

Power Rating

Minimum Power 31.6 HP 23.6 kW Less
Maximum Power 35.0 HP 26.1 kW Less
Maximum Torque 78.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm 106.0 Nm @ 1800 rpm Less
Rated Speed 2400-2600 rpm 2400-2600 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions EU Stage IIIA/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim equivalent EU Stage IIIA/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim equivalent Less


Bore 3.3 in 84.0 mm Less
Stroke 3.9 in 100.0 mm Less
Displacement 101.0 in³ 1.7 l Less
Aspiration Naturally aspirated Naturally aspirated Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Anti-clockwise Anti-clockwise Less
Combustion System Indirect injection Indirect injection Less
Compression Ratio 23:1 23:1 Less
Cooling System Liquid Liquid Less
Cycle 4 stroke 4 stroke Less
Number of Cylinders 3 inline 3 inline Less
Total Coolant Capacity 0.6 gal (US) 2.4 l Less
Total Lubricating Capacity 1.6 gal (US) 6.0 l Less

Engine Dimensions*

Dry Weight 352.7 lb 160.0 kg Less
Height 25.7 in 654.0 mm Less
Length 22.2 in 564.0 mm Less
Width 17.8 in 453.0 mm Less