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Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine
Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine
Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine
Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine
Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine
Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine
Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine

Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine

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Quality and Performance Come Standard

The GX160 offers impressive fuel economy, handling comfort, lower vibration, and efficiency – all without sacrificing power output or performance. The current GX160 essentially matches the dimensions of previous models, so no modifications to existing equipment designs are necessary. A perfect engine for a wide range of applications across forestry, agriculture, and industrial needs. It’s also a truly reliable performer that delivers power and fuel efficiency.


Fuel-Efficient, High-Output Operation

  • New design offers even better fuel economy than before!
  • Precision camshaft design offers precise valve timing and optimal valve overlap for better fuel efficiency
  • OHV design for increased efficiency and optimal power transfer
  • High compression ratio for better fuel efficiency

Smooth Performance

  • Precision-engineered components result in lower vibration
  • Reduced piston weight and precision balanced crankshaft result in lower engine vibration
  • Ball bearing supported crankshaft for greater stability.

Exceptionally Quiet

  • Aluminum push rods reduce both valve clearance and noise level
  • New enhancements to the muffler, breather valve, and case cover reduce noise level
  • Reduced mechanical noise due to light weight, noise-reducing materials
  • Forged steel crankshaft and rigid crankcase
  • Helical cut gears
  • Sophisticated air intake system

Proven Reliability

  • Oil alert
  • New carburetor chamber coating and carburetor filter help to protect against fuel impurities
  • Cast iron cylinder sleeve
  • High-quality materials, fit, and finish
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Fuel Valve
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty

Easy to Use and Maintain

  • Simple throttle control
  • Large fuel tanks
  • Large automotive type fuel cap
  • Dual oil drains and fill
  • Easy, convenient, heavy duty control box
  • Easily accessible spark plug

Easy Starting

  • Heavy-duty recoil starter
  • Automatic mechanical decompression system

Emissions Compliant

  • Lower emissions, higher power output!
  • CARB and EPA certified
  • No catalyst necessary

Available Options

  • Low profile versions
  • Gear reduction options
  • Electric start
  • Spark arrester available
  • Charge and lamp coils with multiple output options available
  • Cyclone Air Cleaner available


  • Engine Type - Air-cooled 4-stroke OHV

  • Bore x Stroke - 68 mm x 45 mm

  • Displacement - 163 cm^3

  • Net Power Output* - 4.8 HP (3.6 kW) @ 3,600 rpm

  • Net Torque - 7.6 lb-ft (10.3 Nm) @ 2,500 rpm

  • PTO Shaft Rotation - Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)

  • Compression Ratio - 9.0:1

  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 3.1 litres (3.3 U.S. qts)

  • Lamp/Charge coil options - 25W, 50W / 1A, 3A, 7A

  • Carburetor - Butterfly

  • Ignition System - Transistorized magneto

  • Starting System - Recoil starter

  • Lubrication System - Splash

  • Governor System - Centrifugal mechanical

  • Air Cleaner - Dual element

  • Oil Capacity - 0.58 litres (0.61 U.S. qts)

  • Fuel - Unleaded 86 octane or higher

  • Dry Weight - 15.1 kg. (33 lbs)


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Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine

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