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Honda GX240 Engine

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The GX240 is all new for 2011, featuring more power, quieter performance, lower fuel consumption, and lower emissions. With new features and better performance, the new GX engines establish themselves yet again as the best engines in the business.

All GX Engines are covered by a Honda 3 Year Warranty!

Common Applications

  • Pressure washers
  • Commercial lawn and garden equipment
  • Generators
  • Construction / industrial equipment
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Water pumps

Key Features

  • Type: 4-stroke, overhead valve, single-cylinder, horizontal shaft
  • Bore & Stroke: 73 x 58mm
  • Displacement: 242 cm3
  • Compression Ratio: 8.2:1
  • Net Power: 5.3kW (7.1hp) at 3600rpm
  • Continuous Rated Power: 4.4kW (5.9hp) at 3600rpm
  • Maximum Net Torque: 15.3Nm at 2500rpm
  • Ignition System: Transistorised magneto ignition
  • Starting System: Recoil (Electric Starter Optional)
  • Cooling System: Forced-air
  • PTO Shaft Rotation: Counter-clockwise (from PTO side)
  • Fuel Consumption at Rated Power: 2.1L/h at 3600rpm
  • Recommended Fuel: Unleaded
  • Lubrication System: Splash
  • Recommended Oil: 10W/30 API SG
  • Oil Capacity: 1.1L
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.3L


  • Dimensions: 380 x 430 x 410mm
  • Dry Weight: 25kg