mtu S4000CR – IMO Tier II

Diesel engines for demanding commercial vessels with high load factors

mtu S4000CR  – IMO Tier II


  • Mechanical propulsion

  • 746 - 2880 kW

The mtu Series 4000 CR IMO Tier II is a market leading engine series for the high-speed ferry and workboat market.  The engine is light and compact, and well suited for larger vessels with smaller engine rooms. The engine series offer low fuel consumption over the entire performance range.   

The mtu Series 4000 M53-M73L common rail engines are rated for unrestricted continuous operations to high load factors. Due to their compact and powerful design the applications 1A and 1B, the engines are particularly suited for tugs, workboats, ferries, monohulls, catamarans, navy and high-speed ferries. 

Power Rating Vessels with unrestricted continuous operation (1A)

Typical applications: Work boats, tugs, barges, ferries, governmental vessels, fast yachts, fast patrol boats, police craft and fire-fighting vessels.

Engine Model Power [kW]

Rated Speed [rpm]

8V4000 M53R /M54 746 – 920 1600 – 1800 Datasheet
12V4000 M53R /M54 1140 – 1380 1600 – 1800 Datasheet
16V4000 M53R /63L 1520 – 2240 1600 – 1800 Datasheet