The Cummins Westport B Gas Plus engine is a six-cylinder lean burn spark-ignited natural gas vehicle engine that delivers from 195 to 230 hp with ultra-low emissions. It provides excellent torque, high fuel efficiency and reliable, robust performance.
Due to new emissions regulations effective in 2010, the B Gas Plus engine is no longer available in North America.
For a brochure on the Euro B Gas Plus engine, click here.
|Advertised Horsepower||195–230 hp||145–172 kW|
|Peak Torque||420–500 lb-ft||570–678 N•m|
|Governed Speed||2,800 rpm|
|Clutch Engagement Torque||285 lb-ft||386 N•m|
|Number of cylinders||6|
|Oil System Capacity||4.0 U.S. gal||15 L|
|Coolant Capacity||10.5 U.S. qts||9.9 L|
|Net Weight w/ Std. Accessories, Dry||1,018 lbs||461 kg|
|Emissions||Euro V / EEV|
|Fuel Types||CNG / LNG / Biomethane
Methane number 65 or greater
Cummins Westport engines can accept a wide range of natural gas fuel compositions.
Use our Fuel Performance Specification Calculator to ensure compatibility.
|Model||Advertised Horsepower||Peak Torque @ 1,600 rpm|
|BG-230||230 hp (172 kW) @ 2,800 rpm||500 lb-ft (678 N•m)|
|BG-200||200 hp (149 kW) @ 2,800 rpm||465 lb-ft (631 N•m)|
|BG-195||195 hp (145 kW) @ 2,800 rpm||420 lb-ft (570 N•m)|
Overall, maintenance for the B Gas Plus is similar to that of diesel engines, but there are a few key differences:
|Oil and Filter*||6,000 mi (10,000 km)||250||3|
|Fuel Filter||24,000 mi (38,000 km)||1,000||12|
|Valve Adjustment||24,000 mi (38,000 km)||1,000||12|
|Spark Plugs (≥ 200hp)||24,000 mi (38,000 km)||1,000||12|
|Spark Plugs (≤ 195 hp)||36,000 mi (57,500 km)||1,500||18|
|Change Coolant||48,000 mi (77,000 km)||2,000||24|
|*Requires Natural Gas Engine Oil