GX160 5.5 HP OHV *

Standard Features

  • Overhead Valve design with steel cylinder liner and ball bearing crankshaft
  • Electronic ignition and automatic decompression for fast and easy starts
  • Two sided oil-fill / drain locations to fit more applications
  • Large muffler for quiet operation


  • Low oil level alert systems
  • Cyclone, oil bath, dual element or standard type air filters
  • Many Crankshaft PTO configurations to fit most applications
  • PTO speed reduction systems
  • Super silent mufflers



  • 3 year limited warranty

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SKU Price *PTOStarterAir CleanerOil AlertNotesDry Weight
GX160HX $1,062.00 3/4" dia.RecoilDual ElementYes6:1 Red17.7 kg / 39 lbs
GX160QX $707.00 3/4" dia.RecoilDual ElementYes15.5 kg / 34 lbs
GX160QXE $1,144.00 3/4" dia.Recoil / ElectricDual ElementYes1 Amp15.5 kg / 34 lbs
GX160RH $1,175.00 22 mm dia.RecoilDual Element2:1 / Clutch20.5 kg / 45 lbs
GX160SX4 $856.00 20 mm dia.RecoilSemi-Dry15.5 kg / 34 lbs
GX160TX $879.00 Threaded 5/8" UNFRecoilDual ElementYes15.0 kg / 33 lbs
GX160WKT2 $861.00 ThreadedRecoilDual ElementYes

† Common for Go-Kart applications
‡ Common plate tamper engine

Engine Type Air-cooled, 4-Stroke, OHV, single cylinder
Bore x Stroke 68 x 45 mm (2.7 x 1.8 in)
Displacement 163 cm3 (9.9 cu in)
Compression Ratio 8.5 : 1
Net Horse Power Output* 3.6 kW (4.8 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Net Torque 10.3 Nm (7.6 lbs ft) at 2,500 rpm
PTO Shaft Rotation Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Ignition System Transistorized magneto ignition
Carburetor Horizontal type butterfly valve
Lubrication System Forced Splash
Governor System Centrifugal Mechanical
Oil Capacity 0.6 l (0.63 US qt, 0.53 Imp qt)
Fuel Tank Capacity 3.1 l (3.3 US qt)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 305 x 341 x 318 mm (12.0 x 13.4 x 12.5 in)

All prices subject to change without notice.
* The power rating of the engine indicated in this catalogue is the net power output tested on a production engine for the engine model and measured in accordance with SAE J1349 at 3600 rpm (7000 rpm for model GHX50, GXV50, GX25 and GX35). Mass production engines may vary from this value. Actual power output for the engine installed in the final machine will vary depending on numerous factors, including the operating speed of the engine in application, environmental conditions, maintenance and other variables.