Cat Wheel Loaders:

918M Compact Wheel Loader

Maximum Gross Power: Maximum Engine Speed
2350 RPM
Operating Weight
20917 lb
Rated Bucket Capacity
2.5 yd3
Net Power
113 hp

Introducing the all new Cat 918M Compact Wheel Loader. This new model to the compact loader family features the Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkgage to handle loads with precise control, all around visibility from the comfort of the heated, air suspension seat inside the cab, as well as the standard fuel savings Eco Mode. The intuitive controls and compact size of this machine make it quick and easy to operate in tight spaces. Indispensible to any jobsite, the 918M is a powerful fuel efficient machine giving you the best value in its size class.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Maximum Gross Power: Maximum Engine Speed
    2350RPM
    Net Power
    113hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C4.4 ACERT™
    Maximum Gross Power: SAE J1995
    117hp
    Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396
    115hp
    Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396 (DIN)
    117hp
    Rated Net Power: Rated Engine Speed
    2200RPM
    Rated Net Power: SAE J1349
    112hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C4.4 ACERT™
    Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396 (DIN)
    117HP
    Maximum Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed
    2350r/min
    Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed
    2200r/min
    Maximum Gross Power
    115HP
    Bore
    4.13in
    Rated Net Power: ISO 9249
    113hp
    Stroke
    5in
    Rated Net Power: ISO 9249 (DIN)
    114hp
    Displacement
    268in³
    Maximum Gross Torque: SAE J1995
    372lbf-ft
    Maximum Gross Torque: ISO 14396
    369lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque: SAE J1349
    361lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque: ISO 9249
    365lbf-ft
    Displacement
    268in3
    Bore
    4.13in
    Emissions
    Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
    Stroke
    5.00in
    Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
    369ft·lbf
    Emissions
    Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
    Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
    361ft·lbf
    Note
    Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel plus front drive implement pump when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
    Note
    Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel plus front drive implement pump when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
    Net Power
    113hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C4.4 ACERT™
    Maximum Gross Power: Maximum Engine Speed
    2350RPM
    Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
    115HP
    Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
    117HP
    Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396 (DIN)
    117hp
    Rated Net Power: Rated Engine Speed
    2200RPM
    Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
    112HP
    Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
    113HP
    Rated Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
    114HP
    Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995
    372ft·lbf
    Maximum Gross Torque: ISO 14396
    369lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque: SAE J1349
    361lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249
    365ft·lbf
    Displacement
    268in3
    Bore
    4.13in
    Stroke
    5.00in
    Emissions
    Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
    Note
    Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel plus front drive implement pump when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
    Maximum Gross Power
    115hp
    Maximum Gross Power
    115hp
    Net Power
    113HP
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    20917lb
    Operating Weight
    21082lb
    Operating Weight
    20917lb
  • Operating Specifications

  • Rated Bucket Capacity
    2.5yd3
    Rated Bucket Capacity
    2.5yd³
    Rated Bucket Capacity
    2.5yd3
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    5.7gal
    Fuel Tank
    40.7gal
    Hydraulic System (including tank)
    25.9gal
    Engine Crankcase
    2.3gal
    Cooling System
    5.7gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase
    2.3gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    40.7gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Including Tank
    25.9gal (US)
    Transmission
    0.9gal (US)
    Axles - Front
    4.5gal (US)
    Axles - Rear
    4.5gal (US)
    Cooling System
    5.7gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    14.5gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    40.7gal
    Hydraulic System (including tank)
    25.9gal
    Engine Crankcase
    2.3gal
    Axles: Front
    4.5gal
    Axles: Rear
    4.5gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    14.5gal
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
    5.0gal
    Note
    DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1.
    Transmission
    0.9gal
    Axles: Front
    4.5gal
    Axles: Rear
    4.5gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    14.5gal
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
    5gal (US)
    Note
    DEF used in Cat Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1.
    Transmission
    0.9gal
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
    Bucket Capacities
    1.3-1.9 m3 (1.7-2.5 yd3)
    Bucket Capacities
    1.3-1.9 m3 (1.7-2.5 yd3)
    Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
    1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
  • Cab

  • ROPS
    SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
    FOPS
    SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449:2005 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, is 77 dB(A).
    ROPS
    SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
    FOPS
    SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
    Note
    Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
    Note
    The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 77 dB(A).
    Note
    The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 103 dB(A).
    Note
    *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
    ROPS
    SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
    FOPS
    SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
    Note
    Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
    Note
    The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 77 dB(A).
    Note (3)
    The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 103 dB(A).
    Note (4)
    *The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
  • Steering

  • Steering Articulation Angle (each direction)
    40degrees
    Maximum Flow – Steering Pump
    21.7gal/min
    Maximum Working Pressure – Steering Pump
    3190psi
    Steering Cycle Times (full left to full right): At 2,350 RPM: 90 RPM steering wheel speed
    2.3seconds
    Number of Steering Wheel Turns – full left to full right or full right to full left
    3.4turns
    Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
    3190psi
    Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
    40°
    Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
    21.7gal/min
    Maximum Working Pressure – Steering Pump
    3190psi
    Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 2,350 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
    2.3s
    Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
    3.4turns
  • Loader Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total Cycle Time
    11.5s
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
    43.6gal/min
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, Standard
    25gal/min
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4rd Function, Maximum Flow
    25gal/min
    Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
    4061psi
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump
    43.6gal/min
    Note
    All cycle times listed are with cylinder snubbing turned off.
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump: 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, Standard
    25gal/min
    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Relief Pressure
    4641psi
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump: 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, High
    40gal/min
    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Relief Pressure
    4641psi
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump: 4rd Function, Maximum Flow
    25gal/min
    Maximum Working Pressure – Implement Pump
    4061psi
    Relief Pressure – Tilt Cylinder
    4641psi
    Relief Pressure – Tilt Cylinder: 3rd Function Relief Pressure
    4641psi
    Relief Pressure – Tilt Cylinder: 4th Function Relief Pressure
    4641psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Times: Raise (ground level to maximum lift)
    4.8seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Times: Dump (at maximum reach)
    1.8seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Times: Float Down (maximum lift to ground level)
    2.7seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Times: Total Cycle Time
    11.5seconds
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump
    43.6gal/min
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump: 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, Standard
    25gal/min
    Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, High
    40gal/min
    Maximum Flow – Implement Pump: 4rd Function, Maximum Flow
    25gal/min
    Maximum Working Pressure – Implement Pump
    4061psi
    Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
    4641psi
    Relief Pressure – Tilt Cylinder: 3rd Function Relief Pressure
    4641psi
    Relief Pressure – Tilt Cylinder: 4th Function Relief Pressure
    4641psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Times:: Rack Back
    2.2seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
    4.8s
    Note
    All cycle times listed are with cylinder snubbing turned off.
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump, at Maximum Reach
    1.8s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback
    2.2s
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
    2.7s
    Hydraulic Cycle Times:: Rack Back
    2.2seconds
    Note
    All cycle times listed are with cylinder snubbing turned off.
  • Tires

  • Note (1)
    Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
    Note (2)
    In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tire's tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
    Note (3)
    Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
    Standard Size
    17.5-25 12PR
    Other Choices Include:
    17.5-25 12PR L2; 17.5-R25 XHA * L3; 17.5-R25 * L2/L3 PC RM; 17.5-25 16PR L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 GY L2/L3; 17.5-25 12PR L2, SNOW; Flexport™
    Note
    Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
    Note
    In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
    Note
    Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
    Standard Size
    17.5 R25 XTLA L2
    Other Choices Include:
    17.5-25 12PR L2; 17.5-R25 XHA L3; 17.5-R25 L2/L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 16PR L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 GY L2/L3; 17.5-25 12PR L2, SNOW; 20.5 R25 L2 Snow, 3PC Rim; 20.5 R25 XHA-2 L3, 3PC Rim; 20.5-25 12PR; Solid Tires
    Note
    Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
    Note
    In certain applications, the loader’s productive capabilities may exceed the tire’s tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
    Note
    Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
  • Transmission

  • Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 2
    12.5mile/h
    Forward and Reverse: Low Range, Speed Range 1*
    6.3mph
    Forward and Reverse: Low Range, Speed Range 2
    12.5mph
    Forward and Reverse: High Range
    25mph
    Note
    *Creeper Control allows speed control from a stand still up to 10 km/h (6.3 mph). The Creeper Control will only work in Range 1.
    Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 1*
    6.3mile/h
    Forward and Reverse: Low Range, Speed Range 2
    12.5mph
    Forward and Reverse - High Range
    25mile/h
    Note
    *Creeper Control allows speed control from a stand still up to 10 km/h (6.3 mph). The Creeper Control will only work in Range 1.
  • Axles

  • Front
    Fixed; Locking differential (standard)
    Rear
    Oscillating ±11 degrees; Locking differential (standard)
    Front
    Fixed; Locking differential (standard)
    Rear
    Oscillating ±11 degrees; Locking differential (standard)
  • Tire Option - 20.5 R25 XHA2

  • Width: Over Tires
    +87 mm (+4 in)

Equipment

  • Power Train
    • Cat C4.4 ACERT engine:
      • Common rail fuel injection
      • Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
    • Caterpillar NOx reduction system
    • Fuel: Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel @ <15 ppm EPA/<10 ppm EU
    • Engine oil: CJ-4
    • Electric fuel pump with 4 micron filtration
    • S·O·SSM port, transmission oil
    • Hydrostatic transmission, 20 km/h (12.5 mph)
    • Lube for life universal joints
    • Forward – Neutral – Reverse on joystick
    • 100% locking differentials
    • Air cleaner, radial seal, dual filters
    • Cooling fan, on demand
    • Tires 17.5-25 12PR
    • Integrated cyclone precleaner
  • Loader End
    • Parallel lift, optimized Z-bar loader
  • Regional Standards (as Required)
    • Back-up alarm
    • Chocks, bucket tooth or edge
    • Decals, roading speed
    • Beacon
    • Reflectors, roading
    • Camera, rearview
  • Hydraulics
    • Two valve, single lever joystick
    • Diagnostic pressure taps
    • S·O·S port, hydraulic oil
    • Variable displacement piston pump
    • Cylinder damping at kickout and end stops
  • Electrical
    • 150 amp alternator
    • Single 850 CCA maintenance free battery
    • Roading lights
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • Fluids
    • Extended life coolant antifreeze, protected to –36° C (–33° F)
    • Cat Advanced HYDO 10 Hydraulic Oil
  • Chassis
    • Front and rear fenders
    • Lockable engine enclosure
    • Recovery hitch
    • Vandalism protection – locked service points
  • Operator Environment
    • ROPS/FOPS cab, pressurised and sound suppressed
    • Implement Lockout
    • Electro-hydraulic implement controls
    • Gauges:
      • Engine coolant temperature
      • Hydraulic oil temperature
      • Fuel level
      • Speedometer
      • Digital hour meter
      • DEF Level Indicator
    • Warning system indicators:
      • Brake charge pressure low
      • Engine malfunction
      • Park brake applied
      • Electrical system voltage flow
      • Hydraulic oil filter bypass
      • Action indicator
      • Emission Malfunction
      • Air Filter Restriction
    • Seat:
      • Fabric or vinyl
      • Adjustable height, backrest, armrest
    • Heater/defroster
    • Tinted front glass, laminated
    • Adjustable steering column
    • Rear window defrost
    • Lockable storage box
    • Internal 12V power source
    • External 12V power source
  • Power Train
    • Secondary steering
    • Sound Suppression, EU Prep Package
    • Extreme temperature engine coolant
    • High Speed Option 40 km/h (25 mph)
    • 918M tire options:
      • 17.5-25 12PR L2
      • 17.5-R25 XHA * L3
      • 17.5-R25 * L2/L3 PC RM
      • 17.5-25 16PR L3, 3PC Rim
      • 17.5-25 GY L2/L3
      • 17.5-25 12PR L2, SNOW
      • Flexport
  • Loader End
    • Integrated tool carrier coupler
    • Wide (ISO) coupler
  • Hydraulics
    • Three valve, single lever joystick
    • Four valve, single lever joystick
    • High flow, third valve
  • Electrical
    • Halogen lights, front and rear
    • LED work lights, front and rear
    • Heavy duty battery package
    • Work tool wiring harness
  • Fluids
    • Biodegradable hydraulic oil
  • Chassis
    • Lockable toolbox
    • Fenders, mud flaps
  • Operator Environment
    • ROPS/FOPS Canopy or Cab
    • Premium Heated, Air Suspension Seat
    • Heater and Air Conditioner
    • Feature Package: Road/Load/Road & Load. Dependent on package selection, features included are:
      • Ride Control
      • Adjustable Ground Speed Control
      • Implement Modulation
      • Hystat Aggressiveness
      • Throttle Lock and Adjust
      • Adjustable Rimpull
      • Automatic Loader lift and bucket kickouts adjustable in cab
    • Cat radio (Bluetooth)
    • Rear blind
    • Security system
    • Retractable seat belt 75 mm (3")
    • Rearview camera and screen (standard in EU)
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