Perkins: getting the job done for rental customers

When you rent a machine with a Perkins engine inside, you can be confident it will meet your need for ease of operation, low running costs and minimal downtime. It will provide the reliable power you need to get your job done. All our engines deliver those benefits by design. The Perkins® Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre range, which is focused on the needs of the rental market, is set to further strengthen our offering.

Anyone renting equipment has one thing on their mind – to get their job done quickly with reliable and affordable machines. Perkins engines are the trusted choice in the booming global rental market. With decades of experience, we understand these are the things that matter most to rental customers.

Of all the engines that Perkins supplies to the rental sector, the 1.7 and 2.2 litre engines are a trusted favourite because the most popular equipment for rent – such as aerial equipment, light towers, welders, air compressors and generators – falls into its horsepower range.

Perkins is launching a new range of 1.7 and 2.2 litre electronic engines targeted at the specific requirements of the rental market.The Perkins Syncro 1.7 litre 3 cylinder turbocharged option, along with two 4 cylinder options, both 2.2 litre, one turbocharged and the other turbocharged and aftercooled. All engines meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Designed for rental

A number of design features make the engines particularly suited to rental. They have a high-pressure fuel system, which gives a cleaner combustion burn. This means the engine doesn’t require a diesel particulate filter (DPF) or the addition of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). Instead the Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre engines use a simple diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) aftertreatment system, which is service free, meaning there’s no machine downtime.

It requires no regeneration or additional operator functionality, which means they can turn the machine on and get the job done.

It’s not just our engines that make Perkins stand out in the rental arena. Unrivalled dedication and support come with every engine. 

Rental support programme

In North America, we offer our rental houses a Rental Support Programme, a unique support facility to get machines up and running – and back out for rent – as quickly as possible.

The programme provides training to rental companies and customised solutions that minimise downtime. Supporting them in this way means they can better facilitate your rental.

Rental customers can be confident that the Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre range will deliver. With low cost of ownership, a proven and reliable core, it's not only a great engine to live and work with – it's also great for your bottom line.
Corey Berry, rental account manager


Fast facts

The North American Perkins Rental Support Program benefits include:

  • Increased machine uptime
  • Seamless warranty support
  • High speed parts and service
  • Lower costs and improved profitability

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Perkins rental support program

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