Cat Wheel Loaders:

980M Wheel Loader | Front Loader | Tier 3

Net Power - ISO 9249
373 hp
Operating Weight
66337 lb
Engine Model
Cat C13 ACERT
Displacement
763 in³

The 980M Wheel Loader is equipped with built-in proven technologies to help meet your expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. Deep system integration provides you with a machine that has reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to you. This machine deliversthe reliability, durability, and versatility you’ve come to expect from a Cat machine.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Net Power - ISO 9249
    373hp
    Engine Model
    Cat C13 ACERT
    Displacement
    763in³
    Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1995
    412hp
    Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249
    373HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
    378HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349
    373HP
    Maximum Net Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
    378HP
    Maximum Net Torque - 1,000 rpm
    1505lb/ft
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396 - Metric
    412HP
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995 - Metric
    417HP
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - ISO 14396
    1602lb/ft
    Peak Gross Torque - 1,300 rpm - SAE J1995
    1617lb/ft
    Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1995 (metric)
    417hp
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - ISO 14396
    406HP
    Maximum Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 14396 (metric)
    412hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1349
    373hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1349 (metric)
    378hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 9249
    373hp
    Maximum Net Power @ 1,800 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
    378hp
    Peak Gross Torque (1,300 rpm) – SAE J1995
    1617lbf-ft
    Peak Gross Torque (1,300 rpm) – ISO 14396
    1602lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque (1,000 rpm)
    1505lbf-ft
    Net Power - ISO 9249
    373HP
    Engine Model
    Cat C13 ACERT
    Displacement
    763in³
    Maximum Power - 1,800 rpm - SAE J1995
    412HP
  • 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
    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
    Operating Weight
    66337lb
  • Transmission

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

  • Cooling System
    12gal
    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
    Cooling System
    12gal (US)
    Crankcase
    9.8gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Front
    22gal (US)
    Differential - Final Drives - Rear
    22gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    112.5gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank
    40gal (US)
    Transmission
    20.3gal (US)
  • Operating Specifications

  • Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn – with Tire Deflection
    43133lb
    Note (1)
    For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
    Note (2)
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
    Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
    45847lb
    Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
    43133lb
    Note
    For a machine configuration as defined under “Weight.”
    Note
    Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6.
    Breakout Force
    50357lbf
  • Hydraulic System

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

  • With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    112dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    78 dB(A)*
    Note
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    Note
    *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
    112dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
    78 dB(A)*
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    75dB(A)
    With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value: Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    75dB(A)
  • Dimensions - High Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    8.17ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    6.25ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.42ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    12.33ft
    Height - Top of Hood
    10.25ft
    Height - Top of ROPS
    12.58ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry
    2.25ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    15.58ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    13.08ft
    Maximum Width over Tires
    10.83ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket
    26.83ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height
    48 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift
    61 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    39 degrees
    Tread Width
    8ft
    Wheel Base
    12.5ft
  • Dimensions - Standard Lift

  • Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
    8.17ft
    Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
    6.25ft
    Ground Clearance
    1.42ft
    Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
    12.33ft
    Height - Top of Hood
    10.25ft
    Height - Top of ROPS
    12.58ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Carry
    2.08ft
    Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    14.83ft
    Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
    12.42ft
    Maximum Width over Tires
    10.83ft
    Note
    All dimensions are approximate and based on Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires.
    Overall Length - Without Bucket
    26.17ft
    Rack Back - Carry Height
    48 degrees
    Rack Back - Maximum Lift
    61 degrees
    Rack Back at Ground
    40 degrees
    Tread Width
    8ft
    Wheel Base
    12.5ft
  • Bucket Capacities

  • Bucket Range
    4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
    Bucket Range
    4.2-12.2 m³ (5.25-16.0 yd³)
  • 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.
  • Engine - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent

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

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

Equipment

  • Power Train
    • Engine, Cat C13 ACERT - meets Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 final/Stage IV emission standards
    • Cat Clean Emisions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and remote Diesel Exhaust Fluid tank and pump
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Fuel/water separator
    • Precleaner, engine air intake
    • Economy mode (selectable)
    • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
    • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
    • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
    • Axles, open differential, front and rear
    • Axles, ecology drains
    • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
    • Brake wear indicators
    • Parking brake, disc and caliper
    • Fan, radiator, 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 and machine parameters
    • Electro-hydraulic controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
    • Steering, electro-hydraulic joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
    • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
    • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
    • Electro-hydraulic 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 ounted membrane 16 switch keypad
    • 3 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; Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil; Fuel level
    • With following warning indicators: Regeneration; Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold; Pressure: engine oil, fuel pressure 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; 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 system: Four halogen work lights (cab mounted); Two halogen roading lights (with signals); Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Receptacle start (cables not included)
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: Product Link
    • Detect technologies: rear vision camera
  • Linkage
    • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt levers
    • 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
    • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
    • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
    • Platform, window washing
    • Audo idle shutdown
    • Fenders, non-metallic front with mud-flap/rear with extension
    • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
    • Ether aid ready
    • 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: Limited slip diferentials, front and/or rear; Axle oil cooler; Extreme temperature seals
    • Heavy duty transmission
    • 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
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt - Additional integrated roller switch for 3rd function
    • 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 Satellite Sirius and XM
    • Radio, CB ready
    • Seat, heated air suspension
    • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
    • Steering, EH wheel with directional FNR shifter and gear selector - Additional FNR with implement controls
    • Roof, metallic
    • Steering, secondary
    • Sun visor, rear
    • Windows, rubber mounted
    • Windows, with front guard
    • Windows, with heavy duty front guard
    • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
  • 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 radiator grill and LED front turn signals also includes replacement 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
    • Batteries (4), maintenace free 1,400 CCA with 120V engine coolant heater
    • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V engine coolant heater
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Payload technologies: Advanced Productivity subscription; Cat Production Measurement 2.0; Printer; Aggregate Autodig
    • Detect technologies: Cat Rear Object Detection
    • Machine Security System
  • Linkage
    • High lift
    • Logger
    • Quick coupler ready
  • Work Tools
    • Performance Series buckets
    • Forks, pallet
    • Forks, logging
  • Hydraulics
    • 3rd function with Ride Control: Standard linkage; High lift linkage; Logger linkage
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to -50� C (-58� F)
  • Other Optional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Wheel chocks
    • Fenders, roading
    • Guard, power train
    • Oil change, high speed engine
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
  • Other Optional Configurations
    • Aggregate Handler
    • Industrial and Waste Handler
    • Logger
    • Steel Mill

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