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Medium Wheel Loaders(Non Current)

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.

980G Wheel Loader

980G Wheel Loader delivers excellent breakout force, fast load and cycle times, precise maneuvering and smoother shifts for optimal performance and comfort. New, World Class cab provides revolutionary electronics and hydraulics for low-effort operation and increased productivity.

  • Specification Summary

  • Operating Weight29519 kg
  • Engine ModelCat 3406C DITA
  • Travel Speed37.4 km/h
  • Flywheel Power224 kW
  • Max. Flywheel Power239 kW

Product Details


Engine Model Cat 3406C DITA
Flywheel Power 224 kW
Max. Flywheel Power 239 kW
Displacement 14.6 L


Operating Weight 29519 kg


Maximum Bucket Capacity 5.7 m3

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Raise 6.8 Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 2 Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Empty, Float Down 3.4 Seconds
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 12.2 Seconds

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank - Standard 470 L
Cooling System 79 L
Crankcase 28 L
Transmission 62 L
Differentials and Final Drives - Front 87 L
Differentials and Final Drives - Rear 81 L
Hydraulic System (Including Tank) 208 L
Hydraulic Tank 125 L


Forward 1 7 km/h
Forward 2 12.3 km/h
Forward 3 21.6 km/h
Forward 4 37.4 km/h
Reverse 1 8 km/h
Reverse 2 14 km/h
Reverse 3 24.6 km/h
Reverse 4 42.8 km/h
Travel Speed 37.4 km/h


Front Fixed
Rear Trunnion
Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall 550 mm

Operating Specifications

Dump Clearance 3271 m
Static Tipping Load, Full Turn 18146 kg
Breakout Force 210 kN


Powerful Performance

Four-stroke Cycle Design

Precise Engineering

Torque Rise

Engine Oil

Cooling system

Factory Remanufactured Parts

Electronic Transmission

Electronic Power Shift Transmission

Heavy Duty Transmission

Electronic Autoshift Transmission

Transmission Neutralizer

Easy Service

Variable Shift Control

Integrated Braking System


Heavy Duty Axles



Full Box-section Rear Frame

Four-plate Loader Tower

Spread-hitch Design

Upper and Lower Hitch Pins

Frame Structure

Solid Steel Lift Arms

Cast-steel Cross Tube

Z-bar Linkage


Low-effort Hydraulic Controls

Command Control Steering

Implement and Steering Hydraulic Pumps

XT-3 and XT-5 Hose

Automatic Ride Control

Ride control is Easy to Use

Operator Controls

Operator Control Configurations

Electronic Autoshift Control

Dual-pedal braking

Transmission neutralizer lockout

Operator Station

Excellent Viewing in All Directions

Command Control Steering

Electro-hydraulic Controls

Automatic Lift/Lower Kickouts

Monitoring System

Left, Rear-hinged Door

Dual Brake Pedals

Generous Storage Space

Contour Series Seat

Improved Ventilation

Electronic Autoshift Control

Ride Control Switch

Transmission Neutralizer Lockout

Radio Ready

Variable Shift Control

Other options


High Lift Arrangement

Rock Excavation

Material Handling

Steel Mill Application

Environmental Machine

Low Sound Version

Environmental Fluids

Fewer Leaks and Spills

Rebuildable Components

Buckets and Ground Engaging Tools

Universal Buckets with Back Grading Edge

General Excavation Buckets

Rock Buckets

Heavy Duty Rock Buckets

Corner Guard System

Tip Selection and GET System Selection Guide

Application Match

Truck Match



Paint Process

Electrical Systems

Sloped Hood

Automatic Greasing System

Engine, Transmission and Hydraulic Oils

Factory Remanufactured Parts

Separated Cooling System

Preventive Maintenance

Caterpillar Monitoring System

Electronic Technician

Scheduled Oil Sampling


Loader Compactor Arrangement

Steel Mill Arrangement

Block Handler Arrangement

Underground Mining Arrangement

Anti-Corrosion Arrangement

Logger Arrangement

Customer Service

Equipment Management Services

Maintenance Services

Predictive Services

Reconditioning Services

Availability of Cat Parts


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

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