Honda Engines GX50

Honda Engines GX50

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Manufacturer Honda Engines


Make light work of hard tasks.

Honda's GX50 general-purpose engine expands our Mini-Four Stroke lineup with a model that offers high output and light weight—extending into more demanding commercial and rental applications with excellent fuel efficiency. Featuring a compact and lightweight design, the GX50 is the first Honda four-stroke model in the two-horsepower class that is 360-degrees inclinable during operation and storage.

Common Applications
  • Commercial lawn and garden equipment
  • Tillers / cultivators
  • Construction / industrial equipment
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Water pumps
Advanced Technology
  • 4-stroke - no fuel/oil mixing
  • Higher output engine, with a power-to-weight ratio matched to leading two-stroke models
  • Exclusive rotary-slinger lubrication system
  • Full 360° "any-side-up" operation - use and store in any position
Fuel Efficient, High Output Operation
  • Approximately half the operating cost of comparable 2-stroke engines
  • Efficient port configuration and large diameter valves maximize power output
  • Lighter, more rigid valve train
  • Carburetor equipped with accelerator pump for fast, easy acceleration
Smooth Performance
  • Precision engineered components result in lower vibration
  • Lighter piston minimizes vibration
  • Ball bearing supported crankshaft for greater stability
  • Roller bearing supported connecting rod
Exceptionally Quiet
  • Belt-driven OHC design reduces mechanical noise
  • Large capacity, multi-chamber exhaust system
  • Sophisticated air intake system
Proven Reliability
  • High quality materials, fit, and finish
  • Lifetime timing belt design
  • Integrated fuel system protection
  • Diaphragm carburetor
  • Scratch-resistant Bridge Guard Design provides stability and protects the engine cowling in upside down positions
Easy to Use and Maintain
  • Easily accessible spark plug
  • Easy to drain and re-fill oil
  • No mixing of gas and oil
Easy Starting
  • Exhaust decompression system
  • Unique low inertia design
Emissions Compliant
  • No catalyst necessary
Available Options
  • Special designs for horizontal and vertical applications available
  • Engine Type: Air-cooled 4-stroke OHC
  • Bore x Stroke: 43 mm x 33 mm
  • Displacement: 47.9 cm3
  • Net Power Output*: 2.0 HP (1.47 kW) @ 7,000 rpm
  • Net Torque: 1.6 lb-ft (2.2 Nm) @ 5,500 rpm
  • PTO Shaft Rotation: Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
  • Compression Ratio: 8.0:1
  • Carburetor: Diaphragm-type (overflow return)
  • Ignition System: Transistorized magneto
  • Starting System: Recoil
  • Lubrication System: Crankcase pressure-driven
  • Governor System: NA
  • Air Cleaner: Dry Paper
  • Oil Capacity: 4.4 US oz (130cc)
  • Fuel: Unleaded 86 octane or higher
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 0.67 U.S. qt (.63 liter)
  • Dry Weight: 9.1 lb (4.1 kg)
  • Length (min): 7.8" (199 mm)
  • Width (min): 10.2" (260 mm)
  • Height (min): 10.4" (263 mm)
⚠ 65 WARNING ⚠
WARNING: This product contains chemicals know to the state of California to cause cancer and birth decects or other reproductive harm.
ADVERTENCIA: Este producto contiene productos quimicos reconocideos por el estado de California que provocan cancer, defectos de nacimiento u otros danos reproductivos.
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