• Honda GCV160 Engine
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Honda GCV160 Engine – Vertical Crankshaft

Quiet, Lightweight Reliable Power
Honda GCV engines are quiet and lightweight yet loaded with power for a range of demanding applications. Ideal for residential mowers and pressure washers, these engines pack a punch.

Common Applications:

  • Pressure washers
  • Lawn mowers
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Forestry equipment


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Spec Sheet
Engine Type Air-cooled 4-stroke OHC
Bore x Stroke 64 mm x 50 mm
Displacement 160 cm3
Net Power Output* 4.4 HP (3.3 kW) @ 3,600 rpm
Net Torque 6.9 lb-ft (9.4 Nm) @ 2,500 rpm
PTO Shaft Rotation Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel Tank Capacity 0.93 litres (0.98 U.S. qts)
Carburetor Horizontal type butterfly valve
Ignition System Transistorized magneto
Starting System Recoil/electric
Lubrication System Splash
Governor System Centrifugal mechanical
Air Cleaner Dry (paper filter)
Oil Capacity 0.55 litres (0.58 U.S. qts)
Fuel Unleaded 86 octane or higher
Dry Weight 10.0 kg (22.0 lbs)
Length (min) 367 mm (14.4″)
Width (min) 331 mm (13.0″)
Height (min) 347 mm (13.7″)
PTO Shaft Options
A2 type Straight shaft
AR type N/A
B type N/A
D type N/A
E type N/A
H type N/A
K type N/A
L type N/A
N1 type Straight shaft
N5 type Straight shaft
N7 type Straight shaft
P type N/A
Q type N/A
R type N/A
S type N/A
S3 type Straight shaft
T type N/A
V type N/A


*The power rating of the engine indicated in this document is the net power output tested on a production engine for the engine model and measured in accordance with SAE J1349 at 3,600 rpm (net power) and at 2,500 rpm (max net torque). Mass production engines may vary from this value. Actual power output for the engine installed in the final machine will vary depending on numerous factors, including the operating speed of the engine in application, environmental conditions, maintenance, and other variables.