Cat Medium Wheel Loaders:

980M Wheel Loader

Maximum Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995 (metric)
431 hp
Engine Model
Cat C13 ACERT
Cooling System
14 gal
Crankcase
9.8 gal

The new 980M 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 U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emission standards.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Maximum Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995 (metric)
    431hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C13 ACERT
    Net Power - ISO 9249
    386hp
    Maximum Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995
    425hp
    Maximum Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 14396
    420hp
    Maximum Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 14396 (metric)
    426hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349
    386hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1349 (metric)
    392hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249
    386hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
    392hp
    Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995
    1627lbf-ft
    Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – ISO 14396
    1609lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque (1,100 rpm)
    1515lbf-ft
    Displacement
    763in3
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    14gal
    Crankcase
    9.8gal
    Transmission
    20.3gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Front
    22gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
    22gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    40gal
    Fuel Tank
    112.5gal
    DEF Tank
    5.5gal
  • Sound

  • Note
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    72dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    109dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    78 dB(A)*
  • Transmission

  • Reverse 1
    4.8mph
    Reverse 2
    9.4mph
    Reverse 3
    16.7mph
    Forward 1
    4.3mph
    Forward 2
    8.3mph
    Forward 3
    14.6mph
    Forward 4
    24.5mph
    Reverse 4
    24.5mph
    Note
    Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
  • Hydraulic System

  • Implement System: Maximum Pump Output (2,250 rpm)
    119gal/min
    Implement System: Maximum Operating Pressure
    4975psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total
    10.1Seconds
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    66337lb
    Note
    Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 5.4 m3 (7
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
  • Operating Specifications

  • Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – with Tire Deflection
    43133lb
    Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – No Tire Deflection
    45847lb
    Breakout Force
    50357lbf
    Note
    For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”
    Note
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
  • Dimensions – Standard Lift

  • Height to Top of Hood
    10.25ft
    Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
    12.33ft
    Height to Top of ROPS
    12.58ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.42ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    8.17ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
    6.25ft
    Wheelbase
    12.50ft
    Overall Length (without bucket)
    26.17ft
    Hinge-Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    14.83ft
    Hinge-Pin Height at Carry
    2.08ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    12.42ft
    Rack Back at Maximum Lift
    61 degrees
    Rack Back at Carry Height
    48 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    40 degrees
    Maximum Width over Tires
    10.83ft
    Tread Width
    8.00ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
  • Dimensions – High Lift

  • Height to Top of Hood
    10.25ft
    Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
    12.33ft
    Height to Top of ROPS
    12.58ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.42ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    8.17ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
    6.25ft
    Wheelbase
    12.50ft
    Overall Length (without bucket)
    26.83ft
    Hinge-Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    15.58ft
    Hinge-Pin Height at Carry
    2.25ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    13.08ft
    Rack Back at Maximum Lift
    61 degrees
    Rack Back at Carry Height
    48 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    39 degrees
    Maximum Width over Tires
    10.83ft
    Tread Width
    8.00ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
  • Bucket Capacities

  • Bucket Range
    4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)

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