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Honda GX160 Engine


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Being the Flagship model in Honda’s world-renowned GX Engine range, the GX160 can be used in all sorts of applications.

From Pressure Washers and Construction/Industrial equipment, to Tillers/Cultivators, Generators and Commercial Lawn & Garden Equipment, this bad boy has plenty of uses. Agricultural Equipment, Water Pumps, and even Go Karts, are powered by the GX160.

Key Features

  • Type: 4-stroke, overhead valve, single-cylinder, horizontal shaft
  • Bore & Stroke: 68 x 45mm
  • Displacement: 163 cm3
  • Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
  • Net Power: 3.6kW (4.8hp) at 3000rpm
  • Continuous Rated Power: 2.9kW (3.9hp) at 3600rpm
  • Maximum Net Torque: 10.3Nm at 2500rpm
  • Ignition System: Transistorised magneto ignition
  • Starting System: Recoil (Electrical starter optional)
  • Cooling System: Forced-air
  • PTO Shaft Rotation: Counter-clockwise (from PTO side)
  • Fuel Consumption at Rated Power: 1.4L/h at 3600rpm
  • Recommended Fuel: Unleaded
  • Lubrication System: Splash
  • Recommended Oil: 10W/30 API SG
  • Oil Capacity: 0.6L
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 3.1L


  • Dimensions: 312 x 362 x 346mm
  • Dry Weight: 15kg
  • Other Options: 2:1 Reduction – 2:1 Reduction w/ Clutch – 6:1 Reduction