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Specification Summary

Maximum Gross Power
173 HP
Operating Weight
35778 lb
Bucket Capacities
2.5-5.0 m³ (3.2-6.5 yd³)
ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
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Engine

Maximum Gross Power
173 HP
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 ACERT engine meets Tier 4 Final/Stage V off-highway emission standards.
Displacement (Standard Power Mode: Speed Range 1-3*)
427 in³
Displacement (Performance Power Mode: Speed Range 1-4)
427 in³
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
170 HP
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249:2007 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
628 ft·lbf
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
184 HP
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249:2007 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
650 ft·lbf
Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
1800 r/min
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
188 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
190 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
183 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
186 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
664 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Performance Power Mode: Range 1-4)
649 ft·lbf
Maximum Rated Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
1600 r/min
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
173 HP
Maximum Rated Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
176 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
170 HP
Rated Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) at Minimum Fan Speed (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
172 HP
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
642 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349 (Standard Power Mode: Range 1-3*)
627 ft·lbf
Engine Model
Cat C7.1 ACERT**

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
2.5-5.0 m³ (3.2-6.5 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material
3.1-5.0 m³ (4.0-6.5 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
2.5-3.2 m³ (3.2-4.2 yd³)

Weights

Operating Weight
35778 lb

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2008 Level II
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)
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.

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.

Loader Hydraulic System

Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
50 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
4061 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
4351 psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time
9.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Total Cycle Time
10.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height
1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
6.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Performance Mode at 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Standard Mode at 1,600 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function Maximum Flow*
50 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4th Function Maximum Flow*
42 gal/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd and 4th Function Maximum Working Pressure
4061 psi
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd and 4th Function Relief Pressure
4351 psi
Note (1)
*3rd and 4th function flow is fully adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through the secondary display, when equipped.

Service Refill Capacities

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

Steering

Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
34 gal/min
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)
42506 ft·lbf
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3500 psi
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
40°
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
3.3 turns
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 1,800 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
2.3 s
Maximum Steering Torque - 40° (Full Turn)
31398 ft·lbf

Transmission

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).
Forward and Reverse - Range 1*
1-13 km/h (0.6-8 mph)
Forward and Reverse - Range 2
8 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 3
17 mile/h
Forward and Reverse - Range 4
25 mile/h

Sound

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

Tires

Note (1)
Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Standard Size
20.5 R25, radial (L-3)
Note (2)
In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
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); 23.5 R25, radial (L-3); 650/65 R25 radial (L-3); Skidder/Agriculture; Solid Tires
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.

Axles

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