The Mitsubishi L2E: lightweight and compact

The Mitsubishi L2E diesel engine is very light and compact. Its relatively high power output has a maximum of 17 kW, resulting in excellent performance. The engine is available in a two-cylinder version.


The balanced design keeps vibrations to a minimum. This results in a quiet and user-friendly engine, which is emphasized by the low maintenance. All filters can be reached from the same side. A swift delivery of parts is possible thanks to interchangeability with other engine series.

Reliable cold starting

Equipped with an automatic glow filament the engine is utmost reliable, even in temperatures of 20 degrees below zero.
The features above make the Mitsubishi L2E engines perfectly suitable for accessory drive, driving light duty industrial machines and the propulsion of yachts.

Ratings (kW)
Power Unit Construction machinery Generator
Continiously 1-hour Continiously Prime Standby
1500 up to 4.3 4.7 4.3 4.0 4.7
1800 up to 5.3 5.9 5.3 5.0 5.9
2000 up to 6.0 6.6 6.0
2200 up to 6.6 7.4 6.6
2500 up to 7.4 8.2 7.4
3000 up to 8.6 9.6 8.6 8.3 9.6
3600 up to 9.9 11.0 9.9 9.4 11.0
Engine type L2E Watercooled 
 Cilinder arragement In-line 
 Number of cylinders
 Bore x Stroke 76 x 70 mm 
 Total displacement 0.635 liter 
 Type of fuel Diesel fuel (ASTM no. 2-D) 
 Starting system Electric starting 
 Lubricating system gear pump 
 Length 382 mm 
 Width 400 mm
 Height 500 mm 
 Dry weight engine only 61 kg