This year, the international jury selected the F28 engine for its combination of winning features:compactness, productivity and environmental-friendliness. The compactness makes this engine the perfect solution for agriculture equipment including specialized and small utility tractors, as well as for light construction equipment, such as skid loaders and compact wheel loaders.
When it comes to its sustainable credentials, the F28 is compliant with Stage V and Tier 4 Final emission standards, taking advantage of the Brand’s ultracompact after-treatment solution, which uses a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) + Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) for the European market, and a DOC-only for North America, with the same design for both regions.
What the jury appreciated most was the modular approach this engine takes. Developed as both a Diesel and Natural Gas powertrain, it is also ready to be used in hybrid electric mode. The 100% Natural Gas (NG) version has the same displacement and interface as the Diesel version, with common base components, and a 3-way catalyst in the after-treatment system, confirming the “Diesel like performance brand motto”. The F28 NG will further reduce pollutant emissions to be even more sustainable. When running on biomethane, it could reduce CO2 emissions to almost zero. The production process of biomethane also contributes to a circular economy, not only reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but restoring organic matter to the soil and helping local farmers to reduce production costs.
As an engine manufacturer, FPT Industrial is the only three-time recipient of the “Diesel of
the Year®”. It has previously won for its 3.2-liter F32 engine in 2008, and Cursor 16 engine in 2014.
F28 Diesel Stage V / Tier 4 Final
Architecture: In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine
Injection System (bar): Common Rail (up to 1600 bar)
Air Handling: WG (TC/TCA)
Valves Per Cylinder (Number): 2
Displacement (l): 2.8
Max Power (kW): 55 kW @ 2,300 rpm
Max Torque (Nm): 375 Nm @ 1,400 rpm
Oil Service Interval: 600 h
ATS: ecEGR+DOC+DPF (Stage V)
ecEGR+DOC (Tier 4 Final)