Cat Wheel Loaders:

950M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 3

Net Power - ISO 9249
248 hp
Operating Weight
42360 lb
Engine Model
Cat C7.1 ACERT
Maximum Power @ 2,000 rpm – SAE J1995
263 hp

The 950M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. This wheel loader offers a standard lock up clutch torque converter, standard manual front locking differential axles, and improved standard ride control to significantly improve your fuel economy, performance and ergonomics. This machine deliversthe reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Net Power - ISO 9249
    248hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C7.1 ACERT
    Maximum Power @ 2,000 rpm – SAE J1995
    263hp
    Maximum Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 14396
    261hp
    Displacement
    428in3
    Maximum Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 14396 (metric)
    265hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 2,000 rpm – SAE J1349
    248hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 9249
    248hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 2,000 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
    252hp
    Peak Gross Torque (1,400 rpm) – SAE J1995
    777lbf-ft
    Peak Gross Torque (1,400 rpm) – ISO 14396
    774lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque (1,400 rpm)
    726lbf-ft
    Net Power - ISO 9249
    248HP
    Engine Model
    Cat C7.1 ACERT
    Displacement
    428in³
    Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249
    248HP
    Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
    252HP
    Maximum Net Power - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1349
    248HP
    Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396
    261HP
    Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
    265HP
    Maximum Power - 2,000 rpm - SAE J1995
    263HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - ISO 14396
    774ft-lb
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,400 rpm - SAE J1995
    777ft-lb
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,400 rpm
    726ft-lb
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    42360lb
    Note
    Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 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,
    Operating Weight
    42360lb
    Note
    Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 23.5R25 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,
  • Transmission

  • Forward 1
    4.3mph
    Forward 2
    7.5mph
    Forward 3
    12.0mph
    Forward 4
    16.0mph
    Reverse 1
    4.3mph
    Reverse 2
    7.5mph
    Reverse 3
    16.0mph
    Forward 5
    24.5mph
    Note
    Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius.
    Forward - 1
    4.3mile/h
    Forward - 2
    7.5mile/h
    Forward - 3
    12mile/h
    Forward - 4
    16mile/h
    Reverse - 1
    4.3mile/h
    Reverse - 2
    7.5mile/h
    Reverse - 3
    16mile/h
    Forward - 5
    24.5mile/h
    Note
    Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 787 mm (31 in) roll radius.
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    15.6gal
    Crankcase
    5.8gal
    Transmission
    11.4gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Front
    11.4gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
    11.4gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    33.0gal
    Fuel Tank
    72.6gal
    Cooling System
    15.6gal (US)
    Crankcase
    5.8gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front
    11.4gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear
    11.4gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    72.6gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank
    33gal (US)
    Transmission
    11.4gal (US)
  • Operating Specifications

  • Breakout Force
    40690lbf
    Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
    25926lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
    24262lb
    Note
    For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”
    Note
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
    Breakout Force
    40690lbf
    Note (1)
    For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
    Note (2)
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
  • Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Cycle Time – Total
    9.1Seconds
    Implement Pump Type
    Variable Axial Piston
    Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,150 rpm
    76gal/min
    Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
    4250psi
    Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
    9.1s
  • Sound

  • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    70dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    107dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    75 dB(A)*
    Note
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
    69dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
    104 LWA***
    Note
    **For machines in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.”
    Note
    ***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)
    107dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    75 dB(A)*
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    70dB(A)
    Note
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
  • Bucket Capacities

  • Bucket Range
    2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³)
    Bucket Range
    2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³)
  • Dimensions – Standard Lift

  • Height to Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height to Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    6.33ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.50ft
    Wheelbase
    11.00ft
    Overall Length (without bucket)
    22.67ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height
    2.08ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    13.25ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    10.75ft
    Rack Back at Maximum Lift
    59 degrees
    Rack Back at Carry Height
    46 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    38 degrees
    Maximum Width over Tires (loaded)
    9.33ft
    Tread Width
    7.00ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
  • Dimensions – High Lift

  • Height to Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height to Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height to Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    6.83ft
    Center Line of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.50ft
    Wheelbase
    11.00ft
    Overall Length (without bucket)
    24.58ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height
    2.58ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    14.83ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    11.92ft
    Rack Back at Maximum Lift
    56 degrees
    Rack Back at Carry Height
    49 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    42 degrees
    Maximum Width over Tires (loaded)
    9.33ft
    Tread Width
    7.00ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
  • Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

  • Emissions
    Tier 3/Stage IIIA
    Emissions
    Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    2.5-9.2 m³ (3.3-12.0 yd³)
  • Dimensions - High Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    6.83ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.5ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height - Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height - Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height
    2.58ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    14.83ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    11.92ft
    Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded
    9.33ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket
    24.58ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height
    49 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift
    56 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    42 degrees
    Tread Width
    7ft
    Wheel Base
    11ft
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    6.33ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    5.5ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.17ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    11.17ft
    Height - Top of Hood
    8.83ft
    Height - Top of ROPS
    11.33ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry Height
    2.08ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    13.25ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    10.75ft
    Maximum Width - Over Tires - Loaded
    9.33ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 23.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket
    22.67ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height
    46 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift
    59 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    38 degrees
    Tread Width
    7ft
    Wheel Base
    11ft

Equipment

  • Power Train
    • Engine, Cat C7.1 ACERT - meets Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards
    • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models)
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Fuel/water separator
    • Preclenaer, engine air intake
    • Economy Mode (selectable)
    • Transmission, automatic countershaft power shift (5F/3R)
    • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
    • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
    • Axles, manually actuated differential lock front axle, open differential rear axle
    • Axles, ecology drains
    • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
    • Brake wear indicators
    • Parking brake, disc and caliper
    • Fan, radiator, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Viscous mounts
    • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera image display (reverse travel activated) and machine status, setting and health parameters
    • EH controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
    • Steering, steering wheel
    • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
    • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
    • EH parking brake
    • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
    • Bucket/work tool function lockout
    • Coat hook (2)
    • Cab air filter
    • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
    • Horn, electric
    • Light, two dome (cab)
    • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Post mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
    • 2 receptacles, 12V
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, 51 mm (2 in) retractable, with indicator
    • Sun visor, front
    • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
    • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
    • Cab tie-off
  • Computerized Monitoring System
    • With following gauges: Speedometer/tachometer; Digital gear range indicator; Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models); Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
    • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine oil, fuel prssure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil; Battery voltage hi/low; Engine air filter restriction; Hydraulic oil filter restriction; Hydraulic oil low; Parking brake; DEF low level (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models); Transmission filter bypass
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA
    • Ignition key; start/stop switch
    • Starter, electric, heavy duty
    • Starting and charging system (24V)
    • Lighting: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two LED stop, turn, tail lights; Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Receptable start (cables not included)
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: Product Link
    • Detect technologies: rear vision camera
  • Linkage
    • Linkage, optimized Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt lever
    • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)
  • Hydraulics
    • Hydraulic system, load sensing
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Ride control, 2V
    • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
    • Hoses, Cat XT�
    • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal
    • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
    • Oil sampling valves
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34� C (-29� F)
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Hood, non-metallic power tilting
    • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
    • Auto idle shutdown
    • Fenders, front with mud-flap/rear with extension
    • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
    • Grill, airborne debris
    • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
    • Fuel cooler
    • Grease zerks
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Precleaner rain cap
    • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
    • Toolbox
    • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Power Train
    • Axles: Automatic front/rear differential locks; Axle oil cooler; Extreme temperature seals; Seal guards
    • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
    • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing
  • Operator Environment
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Cover, HVAC metallic
    • EH controls, SAL 3rd function - Additional roller switch for 4th function
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switches for 3rd and 4th functions
    • Filter, carbon fresh air
    • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Precleaner, HVAC
    • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
    • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth with Sallite Sirius and XM
    • Radio, CB ready
    • Seat, heated air suspension
    • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
    • Steering, EH joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
    • Roof, metallic
    • Steering, secondary
    • Sun visor, rear
    • Windows, rubber mounted
    • Windows, with front guard
    • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
    • Full time rear vision display Work Area Vision System (WAVS)
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Four additional auxiliary halogen cab mounted work lights or
    • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights with two LED work lights in the raditor grill and LED front turn signals also includesreplacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights (the standard offering and only roading light available is the halogen roading light)
    • Warning amber strobe beacon
    • Reversing strobes
    • External seat belt indicator light
    • Speed limiter - 20 km/h (Europe only)
  • Starters, Batteries, And Alternators
    • Cold start - 120V
    • Cold start - 240V
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: VIMS�
    • Payload technologies: Cat Production Measurement 2.0 (Cat PM); Printer, Cat Production Measurement; Aggregate Autodig
    • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
    • Machine Security System
  • Linkage
    • High lift
    • Forestry
    • Extended capacity (962M only)
    • Quick coupler ready
    • Autolube
  • Work Tools
    • Performance Series buckets
    • Fusion quick coupler
    • Forks, pallet
    • Forks, logging
  • Hydraulics
    • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage
    • 4th function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Forestry linkage
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50� C (-58� F)
  • Other Optional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Fenders, roading
    • Guard, power train
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
    • Platform, window washing
    • Cold weather package: Transmission filter bypass; Fan pump bypass; Jacket water or engine block heater; Ether aid reaady

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