• Banner
Medium Wheel Loaders

Cat® wheel loaders come in many different configurations to meet your requirements in all regions of the world.

Wheel Loaders for Any Job

Whether you need a wheel loader for use in landscaping, agricultural, construction, waste management, forestry, or mining applications. Caterpillar wheel loaders make your material handling and loading jobs safer, faster, more precise and profitable.

Cat wheel loaders set the standard for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, versatility and operator comfort. These environmentally friendly front end loader machines apply proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet our customer’s high expectations. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance. Make your Cat wheel loader even more versatile by pairing it with Caterpillar’s broad range of work tools.

Select from a wide variety of front loaders in every size class: Compact Wheel Loaders, Small Wheel Loaders, Medium Wheel Loaders and Large Wheel Loaders. No matter what your material or handling job is, your Cat dealer can help you choose the wheel loader that best matches your needs.

966L Wheel Loader | Front Loader

The new 966L Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. Meets China Nonroad Stage III emission standards and U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.

  • Specification Summary

  • Maximum Gross Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 227 kW
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 207 kW
  • Engine Model Cat C9.3
  • Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 207 kW
  • Product Brochure

    Download

Product Details

Engine

Maximum Gross Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric 227 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 207 kW
Engine Model Cat C9.3
Maximum Net Power - 1,700 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 207 kW
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1581 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm 1507 N·m
Displacement 9.3 l

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 71.6 l
Crankcase 24.5 l
Transmission 58.5 l
Hydraulic Tank 125 l
Differential - Final Drives - Front 57 l
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 57 l
Fuel Tank 303 l

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 69 dB(A)
Note (1) *Distance of 15 m, moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 108 LWA***
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 72 dB(A)
Note (2) **For machines in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
Note (3) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 109 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*

Weights

Operating Weight 23220 kg
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 general purpose bucket with BOCE.

Buckets

Bucket Capacities 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)

Transmission

Forward - 1 6.5 km/h
Forward - 2 13.1 km/h
Forward - 3 23.5 km/h
Forward - 4 39.5 km/h
Reverse - 1 7.1 km/h
Reverse - 2 14.4 km/h
Reverse - 3 25.9 km/h
Reverse - 4 39.5 km/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm roll radius.

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force 173 kN
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 14686 kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 15822 kg
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?

Hydraulic System

Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 31000 kPa
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,200 rpm 360 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 10.1 s

Dimensions - High Lift

Hinge Pin Height at Carry 778 mm
Tread Width 2230 mm
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1775 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 4140 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
Height - Top of Hood 2818 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 8111 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4793 mm
Wheel Base 3550 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2500 mm
Ground Clearance 434 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
Maximum Width over Tires 3009 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3522 mm
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Height - Top of ROPS 3859 mm

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 1775 mm
Height - Top of ROPS 3859 mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket 7362 mm
Height - Top of Hood 2818 mm
Maximum Width over Tires 3009 mm
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 2251 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 4235 mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 3643 mm
Ground Clearance 434 mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 3522 mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 630 mm
Wheel Base 3550 mm
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 62 degrees
Tread Width 2230 mm
Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 42 degrees
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range 3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)

Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent

Emissions Tier 3/Stage IIIA
call_back_image

"Call Back Option available only for UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar."







Have a Question?

Signup to Al-Bahar Monthly newsletter and stay connected!

We respect your privacy and will never share or sell your information.