403J-11 Industrial Diesel Engine

< Back


The Perkins® 400J range has been developed in consultation with our marketplace. This 1.1 litre, 3 cylinder engine complements the exciting 400 Series product line‑up, offering customers a choice of ultra‑compact, lightweight engines whilst maintaining all the customer benefits they can experience from other products in the range.

The 400 Series engine family continues to set new standards in the compact engine market. Developed alongside customers to fulfil their needs in the construction, materials handling, agricultural/turf, genset and compressor markets, it is another class leading diesel range from Perkins.

Long 500 hour service intervals, a two‑year standard warranty, low noise and harshness, and a wide range of options make the 400 Series range the complete solution for compact power needs.

The 403J‑11 is a very quiet 1.13 litre unit delivering impressive performance with low operating costs in a small, efficient package ideal for a range of off‑highway applications.

Power Rating

Minimum Power 19.7 HP 14.7 kW Less
Maximum Power 25.3 HP 18.9 kW Less
Maximum Torque 49.0 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm 66.8 Nm @ 2100 rpm Less
Rated Speed 2200-2800 2200-2800 Less

Emission Standards

Emissions EU Stage V / U.S. Tier 4 Final EU Stage V / U.S. Tier 4 Final Less


Bore 3.0 in 77.0 mm Less
Stroke 3.2 in 81.0 mm Less
Displacement 67.0 in³ 1.1 l Less
Aspiration Naturally aspirated Naturally aspirated Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Anti-clockwise Anti-clockwise Less
Cycle 4 stroke 4 stroke Less
Combustion System Indirect injection Indirect injection Less
Cooling System Liquid Liquid Less
Number of Cylinders 3 inline 3 inline Less
Compression Ratio 23.0:1 23.0:1 Less

Engine Dimensions*

Dry Weight 191.0 lb 87.0 kg Less
Length 19.3 in 491.0 mm Less
Width 15.7 in 400.0 mm Less
Height 22.6 in 576.0 mm Less


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

Ultra compact power

Up to 18.9 kW from a compact footprint

Easy installation.

Clean and quiet

Noise levels have been kept to a minimum

Subjective harshness has been carefully controlled making the engine sound even quieter

Durable and reliable

Product design and process improvements enhance both engine reliability and durability

Product proven in field through millions of hours of running

A standard two?year warranty demonstrates our confidence in durability and reliability.

Low operating costs

Approved for operation on biodiesel* concentrations of up to 20%

Oil and filter changes are 500 hours, dependent on load factor

Engine durability and reliability, the warranty offering and ease of installation combine to drive down the cost of ownership

We provide one?year warranties for constant speed engines and two?year warranties for variable speed models, as standard. We have a range of added value services, including a choice of flexible and transferable options such as Perkins� Platinum Protection which can extend the engine factory warranty by up to 10 years*, giving you peace of mind

Product support

With highly trained Perkins distributors in thousands of communities in over 180 countries, you are never far away from expert product knowledge, genuine parts and a range of advanced diagnostic technology for keeping your engine in peak condition

403J-11 Industrial Diesel Engine Standard Equipment

Air inlet system
  • Cast iron 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
  • Coolant temperature switch
  • Cooling fan

Fuel system
  • Fuel injection pump
  • Split element fuel filter

  • Cast iron engine block
  • Cold start capability to -20°C (-4°F) (aided)
  • Glow plug starting aid

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

Power take-off (PTO)