Wheel Loaders

Engine

Maximum Gross Power
168HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
163HP
Engine Model
Cat C7.1**
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
601ft·lbf
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
586ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
588ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
573ft·lbf
Note (1)
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard and denote power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, emission components and fan at specified speed.
Note (2)
*Range 4 power and torque is equal to Performance Mode with Caterpillar Power by Range technology.
Note (3)
**The Cat C7.1 engine meets Tier 4 Final/Stage V off-highway emission standards.
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
158mhp
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
156HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
166mhp
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
156HP
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249:2007 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
572ft·lbf
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
164HP
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249:2007 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
587ft·lbf
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
162mhp
Displacement (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)
427in³
Maximum Gross Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
160HP
Displacement (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)
427in³
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
168HP
Maximum Gross Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
170mhp

Weights

Operating Weight
31382lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
2.1-5.0 m³ (2.7-6.5 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
2.1-2.7 m³ (2.7-3.5 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material
3.1-5.0 m³ (4.0-6.5 yd³)

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (3)
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds.
Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2)
The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, are:
– Standard cab: 68 ±3 dB(A)
– Deluxe cab: 66 ±2 dB(A)

Loader Hydraulic System

Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function Maximum Flow*
50gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time
9.3s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.7s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time
10.1s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
5.1s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.5s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
5.7s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
50gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow*
42gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
3771psi
Note (1)
*3rd and 4th function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the secondary display, when equipped.
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
4061psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd and 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure
3771psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd and 4th Function Relief Pressure
4061psi

Sound

Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)
101dB(A)
Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008)
72dB(A)
Note (1)
European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”

Tires

Standard Size
20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
Other Choices Include
20.5 R25, radial (L-2); 20.5 R25, radial (L-5); 20.5-25 12PR (L-2); 20.5-25 12PR (L-3); 20.5-25 16PR (L-5); 600/65 R25 radial (L-3); Skidder/Agriculture; Solid Tires
Note (2)
In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (1)
Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.

Steering

Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
40°
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
3.5turns
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 1,800 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
2.4s
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
34gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
37155ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn)
27747ft·lbf
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3500psi

Service Refill Capacities

Note
DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1.
Cooling System
7.9gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
5.3gal (US)
Front Axles
6.9gal (US)
Fuel Tank
51.5gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
43.6gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
23.8gal (US)
Rear Axles
6.6gal (US)
Transmission - Gear Box
2.2gal (US)

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.717 metric tonnes.

Axles

Front
Fixed; Locking differential (standard)
Rear
Oscillating ±11 degrees; Open differential (standard); Limited slip differential (optional)

Transmission

Forward and Reverse - Range 1*
1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 2
8mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 3
17mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 4
25mile/h
Note
*Creeper control allows maximum speed range adjustability from 1 km/h (0.6 mph) to 13 km/h (8 mph) in Range 1 through the secondary display, when equipped. Factory default is 7 km/h (4.4 mph).

Standard Equipment:

  • Power Train
    • Axle Duo-Cone seal guards
    • Auto idle shut down feature
    • Cat C7.1 engine
      – Power modes (Standard and Performance)
      – Power by range (High Power in Range 4)
      – Turbocharged and aftercooled
      – Diesel particulate filter (Fit for Life)
    • Coded start (requires secondary display)
    • Differential lock in front axle
    • Enclosed wet disc full hydraulic brakes
    • Hydraulically driven demand cooling fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission with electronic control
      – Operator modes (Default, TC, Hystat, and Ice)
      – Directional Shift Aggressiveness (fast, medium, slow)
      – Rimpull control, adjust wheel torque
      – Creeper control, adjust ground speed
    • Parking brake, electric
    • Single plane cooling package wide six fins per inch density
    • Oil sampling ports
    • Throttle lock and max speed limiter
  • Hydraulics
    • Automatic lift lower and tilt kickouts, adjustable in-cab
    • Bucket and fork modes, adjustable in-cab
    • Cylinder damping at kickout and mechanical end stops
    • Fine mode control (fast, medium, slow)
    • Hydraulic response setting (fast, medium, slow)
    • Load sensing hydraulics and steering
    • Seat-mounted hydraulic joystick controls
  • Electrical
    • Alternator, 115 amp, heavy duty
    • Batteries, 1,000 CCA (2) 24V system, disconnect switch
    • Back-up alarm
    • Emergency shutdown switch
    • Halogen work and roading lights, LED rear tail lights
    • Product Link PRO with three year subscription
    • Remote jump start post
    • Resettable main and critical function breakers
  • Operator Environment
    • 75 mm (3 in) High-Vis retractable seat belt, with audible alarm and indicator
    • Automatic temperature control
    • Cab, pressurized
    • Camera, rearview, with dedicated display
    • External heated mirrors with lower parabolic
    • Ground level cab door release
    • Hydraulic control lockout
    • Mirror, single
    • Lunch box storage
    • Radio ready speakers
    • Rear window defrost, electric
    • Column mounted multi function control – lights, wipers, turn signal
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Tinted front glass
    • Wet arm wiper/washer, 2-speed and intermittent, front, lights, wipers, turn signal
    • Suspension seat, fabric
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Large-access enclosure doors with adjustable close/open force
    • Cat optimized Z-bar linkage with parallel lift
    • Recovery hitch, with pin
    • Remote mounted lubrication points
    • Lockable compartments and enclosures

Optional Equipment:

  • Optional Equipment
    • Autolube, integrated in secondary display
    • Auxiliary flow, third and fourth function
    • Differential, limited slip, rear
    • Beacon light, strobe
    • Cab, deluxe (standard in Europe)
      – Camera, rearview integrated into advanced display
      – Electrically adjustable external heated mirrors (2)
      – Secondary display to enable features and adjust parameters
      – LED interior lighting
      – Sunscreen, front and rear
      – Touchscreen secondary display
      – Ride control adjustable speed activation
      – Preventative maintenance reminders
      – Integrated help function (26 languages)
    • Camera, roof mounted, front view with separate display
    • Cold start package
      – Ether starting aid, block heater and additional batteries, 1,000 CCA (4 total)
    • Counterweight, additional options
    • Coupler (Fusion and ISO 23727)
    • Debris packages (low, medium, high)
    • Fenders (extended cover and full coverage)
    • Guarding packages
    • Linkage, high lift
    • Lights, auxiliary, halogen or LED with engine and DEF compartment lights
    • Payload Technology
      – Cat Production Measurement (CPM)
      – CPM Printer
    • Product Link ELITE with capabilities for software push, data logging, histogram and trend mapping
    • Radio packages
    • Rear Object Detection
    • Ride Control System, adjustable through secondary display
    • Seats
      – Deluxe seat – fully adjustable fabric air suspension seat with mid seat backrest
      – Premium seat – fully adjustable leather and fabric air suspension with high backrest and air lumbar support. Seat is heated and ventilated on bottom cushion and backrest.
    • Steering
      – Dual mode and secondary
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM)