2012 Kohler Engine SV740

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2012 Kohler Engine SV740

This twin-cylinder design features a vertical shaft, air cooling, and pressure lubrication with full-flow filter. Fueled by gasoline, this 4-cycle OHV engine is built with an aluminum head and crankcase with cast iron cylinder liner. CARB & EPA emissions-certified and backed by a two-year warranty.



User-Friendly Maintenance. • Easy-access oil check and fill • Top-mount air filter keeps debris out and allows for quick access and inspection of the air cleaner system • Two-year limited warranty

High Power Performance. • OHV design for incredible efficiency • Dynamically balanced crankshaft provides smooth performance • High polished main bearings provide added toughness in high-load conditions • Consistent-Cut™ technology for higher-quality cut

Reliability and Long Life Design. • Cast-iron cylinder liner ensure your engine will last long in harsh conditions • Large capacity air cleaner • Pressurized lubrication with filter ensures the engine is strong even at extreme angles • Induction-hardened main crank bearing ensures superior strength to cut through the tough stuff • Internally vented carburetor

Quiet, Smooth Operation. • V-twin design runs more smoothly and reduces fatigue on the operator • Quiet air induction box • Modulated cooling fan reduces noise

Easy Dependable Starts. • High-torque inertia drive starter ensures quick, reliable starting in all conditions.

2012 Kohler Engine SV740



Bore x Stroke
3.3 in. (83 mm) x 2.6 in. (67 mm)
Compression Ratio
44 cu. in. (725 cc)
4-cycle, gasoline, OHV, twin-cylinder, air-cooled, vertical shaft, full pressure lubrication with full-flow filter, aluminum head and crankcase with cast iron cylinder liners.
Fuel Type
Oil Capacity
2.0 quarts (1.9 l)
Pressure w/full-flow filter
Max HP
27 hp (20.1 kW) @ 3600 RPM


Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.5" x 17.8" x 13.4"
91 lbs (41.5 kg)

General Information

Shaft Type
Peak Torque
@ Maximum 45.4 lbs. ft (61.5 Nm)

Power Take-Off (PTO)



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