QSF2.8 (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV)


QSF2.8 (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV)

Better. In Every Dimension.

The 2.8-liter QSF delivers performance at 74 hp (55 kW), which is comparable to that provided by larger engines up to 3.6 liters, in an envelope size that’s similar to 2.2-liter engines used at 49 hp (37 kW). High Pressure Common Rail (HPCR) fuel injection, together with full-authority electronic controls and a Cummins wastegated turbocharger, combine to deliver a very impressive peak torque of 221 lb-ft (300 N•m).

This advanced technology enables the QSF2.8 to meet the near-zero emissions standards of Tier 4 Final/Stage IV using only cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) and our proprietary Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC). The same QSF2.8 engine without the DOC meets Tier 3/Stage III emissions regulations for regions where those standards apply.

The DOC is truly “fit and forget” technology – a totally passive system that never needs any form of regeneration as required by a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). It also gives equipment designers the flexibility to mount components separately from the exhaust muffler or as part of a combined catalyst-and-muffler unit. Specifically designed for compact 4-cylinder applications, the CCC benefits from Cummins Emission Solutions' vast experience with DOC technology.

The compact design of the QSF2.8 includes our proprietary Direct Flow™ air cleaner, which takes up significantly less space than conventional cylindrical air filters, and has enhanced dust-holding capacity, for longer service intervals.

Innovative use of composite materials, together with a sculptured cast-iron block, give the QSF2.8-powered equipment a significant weight advantage, at just 507 lb (230 kg).

Maintenance is made simpler through remote mounting of the Electronic Control Module (ECM) for rapid plug-in diagnostics and data downloads using electronic tools such as the QuickCheck 5200. The oil fill, lube filter and fuel filter are set up for rapid service, with 500-hour intervals. Built to Cummins stringent manufacturing standards for use anywhere in the world, the QSF2.8 is smaller, stronger and simpler by design than any other engine with this output – while retaining legendary reliability and durability. In other words, it is better in every dimension.

Engine Finder Specifications

Certification Level Tier 4 Final / Stage IV
Power 49 - 74 hp / 37 - 55 kW
Torque 147 - 221 lb-ft / 199 - 300 N•m


Inline 4-cylinder design, 2.8 liter displacement, EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV

Engine Model Rated Horsepower hp (kW) @ rpm Peak Torque lb-ft (Nm) @ rpm Aspiration
QSF2.8 74 74 (55) @ 2500 221 (300) @ 1600 Wastegated Turbocharger with CAC
QSF2.8 65 65 (48) @ 2500 200 (270) @ 1600 Wastegated Turbocharger with CAC
QSF2.8 65 65 (48) @ 2500 170 (230) @ 1600 Wastegated Turbocharger
QSF2.8 49 49 (37) @ 2500 147 (200) @ 1600 Wastegated Turbocharger with CAC
QSF2.8 49 49 (37) @ 2500 140 (190) @ 2500 Wastegated Turbocharger
QSF2.8 65 65 (48) @ 2200 170 (230) @ 1600 Wastegated Turbocharger
QSF2.8 49 49 (37) @ 2500 140 (190) @ 2200 Wastegated Turbocharger

Brochures Available

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Cummins Agriculture Brochure - Growing Together (English) - A4 Format 4087328 Request View  Download
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Cummins Clean Diesel Decal 4087321 Request View  Download
Cummins Clean Diesel Decal - French 4087334 Request View  Download
Cummins Engines For Rail Applications Brochure 4087364 Request View  Download
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Engines For Maintenance Of Way Brochure 4087296 Request View  Download
High-Performance Engines For Mining Equipment Brochure 4087235 Request View  Download
QSF2.8 Folded Brochure - Europe 4087245 Request View  Download
Tier 4 Final 4-Cylinder Engines Brochure 4087302 Request View  Download
Tier 4 Final Folding Poster (12 x 38 3/4) 4087299 Request View  Download
Underground Mining Engines Brochure 4087284 Request View  Download