Welcome to Kirloskar Engines South Africa

Kirloskar Engines South Africa was established in November 2003 and is the sole authorised distributor of Kirloskar Diesel Engines, chillers and compressor related products in South Africa, Mozambique, and Botswana.

Built over decades, we are an organisation that continually evolves, with a firm focus on meeting the needs that our industries demand. Our engineering facilities and our research and development teams have been shaped by our outlook on the world. With this approach we consistently seek to better our solutions and meet the highest quality standards while exceeding our customers’ needs.

Who do we service?



We provide both water and air cooled engines for the mining industry. 

Power Generation

Our engine range provides from 10 kVA up to 1000 kVA engines.


Kirloskar offers a range of engines for drill rigs, compressors and more. 


Our dewatering engines service pumps from 10 kW to 889 kW. 

Forestry & Agriculture

We provide air cooled, bell-scope and handstart engines. 

Fire Fighting

Offering 38 kW to 360 kW engines, including heat exchanger models. 

Years of experience
Field service technicians
Engines supplied
What do we offer?

Our Diesel Engine Range

Welcome to Kirloskar South Africa, your trusted source for comprehensive solutions for diesel prime mover requirements. We specialize in supplying air-cooled and water-cooled diesel engines, covering a wide power range from 4kW to 889kW. Our extensive range of engines caters to a diverse range of applications, covering more than 85 applications across 9 different market segments.

At Kirloskar South Africa, we are committed to delivering products of the highest standards that exceed our clients’ expectations. Each of our engines undergoes rigorous quality control measures to ensure reliability, performance, and durability. We understand the importance of meeting the demands of our clients, and we strive to provide versatile engine solutions that precisely suit their unique application and requirement.

With a focus on customer satisfaction, we go above and beyond to ensure that our engines deliver optimal performance and efficiency in various industries. Whether you need a diesel engine for a small-scale project or a heavy-duty application, Kirloskar South Africa has the expertise and engine scope to meet your needs. Trust us to be your partner in powering your success with top-quality diesel engines that you can rely on.


4.4kW to 11.5kW

HA Series

14kW to 81kW

R550 Series

10.3kW to 18.7kW

R Series

20.6kW to 124.6kW

K Series

114.8kW to 150kW

SL Series

173.7kW to 222.3kW

DV Series

360kW to 889kW

Spare Parts & Services

Get in touch

Head Office Johannesburg

+27(0) 11 493 3330/2


+27(0) 14 596 7591


+27(0) 13 235 1874