Wheel Loaders

966M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 4

Overview
Specifications
Equipment

Product Description

The Cat ® 966M Wheel Loader offers significant fuel savings while lowering long-term costs. This machine meets emission standards and is designed to improve fuel economy without interrupting performance. The reliability, durability, and versatility results in a machine that is better built to meet your needs.

Product Specifications

UnitsUSMetric

 

Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349
276 HP 206 kW
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric
315 HP 232 kW
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
280 HP 206 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249
276 HP 206 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1179 ft·lbf 1599 N·m
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
311 HP 229 kW
Displacement
568 in³ 9.3 l
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396
307 HP 229 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1166 ft·lbf 1581 N·m
Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995
311 HP 232 kW
Engine Model
Cat C9.3
Weights
Operating Weight
51176 lb 23220 kg
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)
Operating Specifications
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection
32329 lb 14668 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection
34873 lb 15822 kg
Breakout Force
38984 lbf 173 kN
Transmission
Forward - 1
4 mile/h 6.5 km/h
Forward - 3
14.6 mile/h 23.5 km/h
Reverse - 2
8.9 mile/h 14.4 km/h
Forward - 4
24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Reverse - 4
24.5 mile/h 39.5 km/h
Forward - 2
8.1 mile/h 13 km/h
Reverse - 3
16.1 mile/h 25.9 km/h
Hydraulic System
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4496 psi 31000 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.1 s 10.1 s
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm
95 gal/min 360 l/min
Implement Pump Type
Variable Displacement Piston
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
79.8 gal (US) 302 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front
15.1 gal (US) 57 l
Crankcase
6.5 gal (US) 24.5 l
Transmission
14.3 gal (US) 54 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
15.1 gal (US) 57 l
Hydraulic Tank
33 gal (US) 125 l
DEF Tank
4.4 gal (US) 16.8 l
Cooling System
18.9 gal (US) 71.6 l
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
70 dB(A) 70 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
76 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
109 dB(A) 109 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
69 dB(A) 69 dB(A)
Dimensions - High Lift
Tread Width
7.33 ft 2230 mm
Sound
Note (3)
***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
Engine
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm
1126 ft·lbf 1527 N·m
Dimensions - High Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.75 ft 4793 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.58 ft 778 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
13.92 ft 4235 mm
Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
280 HP 206 kW
Dimensions - High Lift
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft 434 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.58 ft 8109 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft 434 mm
Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft 3587 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.58 ft 4140 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft 2500 mm
Transmission
Reverse - 1
4.4 mile/h 7.1 km/h
Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83 ft 1775 mm
Weights
Note
Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering, sound suppression and a 4.2 m³ (5.5 yd³) general purpose bucket with BOCE.
Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of Hood
9.25 ft 2818 mm
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.92 ft 3643 mm
Dimensions - High Lift
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83 ft 1775 mm
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Sound
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
108 LWA***
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft 3587 mm
Dimensions - High Lift
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58 ft 3522 mm
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft 3009 mm
Operating Specifications
Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58 ft 3522 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
62 degrees
Wheel Base
11.67 ft 3550 mm
Bucket Capacities
Bucket Range
3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Tread Width
7.33 ft 2230 mm
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.08 ft 630 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
7.17 ft 2180 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
23.92 ft 7289 mm
Engine
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249
276 HP 206 kW
Dimensions - High Lift
Wheel Base
11.67 ft 3550 mm
Operating Specifications
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Height - Top of Hood
9.25 ft 2818 mm
Sound
Note (1)
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
Engine
Note
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.
Dimensions - Standard Lift
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft 3009 mm
Rack Back at Ground
42 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height
50 degrees
Sound
Note (2)
**For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
71 degrees
Transmission
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.
Dimensions - High Lift
Rack Back - Carry Height
49 degrees
Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Units:USMetric
Standard Equipment
POWER TRAIN
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
COMPUTERIZED MONITORING SYSTEM
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
LINKAGE
HYDRAULICS
FLUIDS
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Optional Equipment
POWER TRAIN
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
CAT CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
HYDRAULICS
FLUIDS
STARTERS, BATTERIES, AND ALTERNATORS
LINKAGE
WORK TOOLS
OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
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