The Mitsubishi L3E Diesel Engine: lightweight and compact

The Mitsubishi L3E diesel engine is light and compact. Its relatively high power output results in excellent performance in every application. The engine is a three-cylinder.


The balanced design keeps vibrations to a minimum. This results in a quiet and user-friendly engine, especially with the low maintenance that is required. All filters can be reached from the same side.

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 L3E diesel engines perfectly suitable for accessory drive, light duty industrial machines and the propulsion of yachts.

Emission legislation

(Inter)national legislations such as Stage V have a big impact on the use of diesel engines in non-road machines. Click here to read all about relevant legislations for your applications and to see the compliance of Mitsubishi engines.

Engine type L3E Water cooled
Power output 6 - 17kW
Cylinder arrangement In-line
Number of cylinders 3
Bore x Stroke 76 x 70 mm
Displacement 0.952 liter
Type of fuel Diesel fuel (ASTM no. 2-D)
Starting system Electric starting
Power output 6 - 17 kW
Length 465 mm
Width 400 mm
Height 500 mm
Dry weight engine only 75 kg