403J-07 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 403-07 model is one of Perkins smallest engines, combining performance, low operating costs and an ultra-compact package. From a packaging point of view, the 403-07 is the ideal engine for small industrial applications. Its simple, robust mechanical fuel system makes it easy to install and maintain.


0.7 litre, 3 cylinder

13.3 kW (17.8 hp)

EU Stage V

Power Rating

Maximum Power 17.8 HP 13.3 kW Less
Maximum Torque 24.7 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm 33.6 Nm @ 1800 rpm Less
Minimum Power 12.1 HP 9.0 kW Less
Rated Speed 2200-3600 rpm 2200-3600 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions EU Stage V EU Stage V Less


Bore 2.6 in 67.0 mm Less
Stroke 2.8 in 72.0 mm Less
Displacement 46.5 in³ 0.76 l Less
Aspiration Naturally aspirated Naturally aspirated Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Anti-clockwise Anti-clockwise Less
Cycle 4 stroke 4 stroke Less
Cooling System Liquid Liquid Less
Combustion System Indirect injection Indirect injection Less
Number of Cylinders 3 inline 3 inline Less
Compression Ratio 23.5:1 23.5:1 Less

Engine Dimensions*

Length 18.9 in 480.0 mm Less
Width 14.6 in 371.0 mm Less
Dry Weight 156.5 lb 71.0 kg Less
Height 20.8 in 528.0 mm Less


Note 1 *Final dimensions dependent on selected options *Final dimensions dependent on selected options Less

A lifetime of low cost

The 400 Series offers highly competitive performance and fuel economy. Through appropriate use of technology, these engines have been designed to be reliable and to offer low cost of ownership in the wide variety of markets they serve.

Across an extensive power band, the 400 Series range offers you the ability to configure a solution to your specific machine, territory and market requirements.

Overlapping power bands between models and an extensive range of options gives the opportunity to optimise performance and functionality, adding customer value to the application.

We provide one year warranties for constant speed engines and two year warranties for variable speed models as standard.

As a 400 Series end user, you also benefit from Perkins world class product support and service coverage that comes from being a full range power solutions provider.

Compact design

The compact design of these engines makes them suitable for a range of applications, including skid steer loaders, mini excavators, wheel loaders, welders, lift platforms, lighting towers, small tractors, air compressors, turf care machinery and materials handling machinery.

Performance and refinement

The 400 Series lineup gives you a seamless power range of 8.2-55 kW (11-74 hp) in 2, 3 and 4 cylinder models designed with a family look and feel. The range offers a wide variety of ratings and configurations that can be tailored to meet the most exacting needs.

The selective use of indirect and direct injection fuel systems enables Perkins to offer world-class engine refinement and low noise levels.

403J-07 Industrial Diesel Engine Standard Equipment

Air inlet system
  • Exhaust manifold -side outlet
  • Inlet manifold

Control system
  • Alternator 12 volt 40 amp with DC output
  • Electronic controlled governing
  • Starter motor 12 volt

Cooling system
  • Belt-driven coolant pump
  • Cooling fan
  • Coolant temperature switch
  • High and low fan position

Flywheels and flywheel housing
  • Adapter plate

Fuel system
  • Fuel injection pump
  • Spin-on fuel filter

  • Cast iron engine block
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Cold start capability to –20°C (-4°F) (aided)
  • Engine mountings
  • Glow plug starting aid
  • Gradeability 35° continuous

Oil system
  • Lubricating oil sump
  • Spin on lubricating oil filter
  • Lubricating oil pressure switch