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918M Compact Wheel Loader
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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.

Specifications
Features
Standard Equipment

Engine

Maximum Gross Power
115 hp
Net Power
113 hp
Bore
4.13 in
Stroke
5.00 in
Displacement
268 in3
Bore
4.13 in
Stroke
5 in
Displacement
268 in3
Rated Net Power: ISO 9249 (DIN)
114 hp
Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396 (DIN)
117 hp
Engine Model
Cat C4.4 ACERT™
Emissions
Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
Rated Net Power: SAE J1349
112 hp
Maximum Net Torque: ISO 9249
365 lbf-ft
Engine Model
Cat C4.4 ACERT™
Maximum Gross Torque: ISO 14396
369 lbf-ft
Rated Net Power: Rated Engine Speed
2200 RPM
Maximum Gross Power: SAE J1995
115 hp
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.
Rated Net Power: ISO 9249
113 hp
Maximum Gross Power: Maximum Engine Speed
2350 RPM
Maximum Net Torque: SAE J1349
361 lbf-ft
Maximum Gross Power: ISO 14396
117 hp
Maximum Gross Torque: SAE J1995
372 lbf-ft

Weights

Operating Weight
20917 lb
Operating Weight
20917 lb

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)

Cab

ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II
Note
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.

Service Refill Capacities

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

Steering

Maximum Working Pressure – Steering Pump
3190 psi
Number of Steering Wheel Turns – full left to full right or full right to full left
3.4 turns
Steering Articulation Angle (each direction)
40 degrees
Maximum Flow – Steering Pump
21.7 gal/min
Steering Cycle Times (full left to full right): At 2,350 RPM: 90 RPM steering wheel speed
2.3 seconds

Loader Hydraulic System

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

Transmission

Forward and Reverse: High Range
25 mph
Forward and Reverse: Low Range, Speed Range 1*
6.3 mph
Forward and Reverse: Low Range, Speed Range 2
12.5 mph
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.

Tires

Note
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
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™
Standard Size
17.5-25 12PR

Axles

Rear
Oscillating ±11 degrees; Locking differential (standard)
Front
Fixed; Locking differential (standard)

Operating Specifications

Rated Bucket Capacity
2.5 yd3
Cat® Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkage

Cat® Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkage

The Cat Optimized Z-bar Loader linkage combines the digging efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrier capabilities for great performance and versatility. You can safely and confidently handle loads with precise control with parallel lift and high tilt forces throughout the working range

Work Tools

Work Tools

The 918M features the Cat exclusive, Performance Series Buckets, as well as high visibility pallet forks. These tools enhance productivity and are available with either an Integrated Toolcarrier (IT) or ISO (wide) coupler style. Legacy coupler tools such as brooms, grapple buckets, multi-purpose buckets and other work tools remain compatible.

Hydraulics and Controls

Hydraulics and Controls

State of the art electro-hydraulic system provides low effort, fine control with fast cycle times. All-in-one joystick helps keep eyes on the work. Operator can adjust machine responsiveness with the push of a button, which allows the operator to set up the machine exactly the way they want it based on the application. High Flow option allows for the use of even the most demanding work tools.

Tuned Drivetrain

Tuned Drivetrain

Smooth shifting and powerful acceleration is matched with modulated hydrostatic braking in the inching/braking pedal, creating a rhythm for material moving. Creeper and electronic engine speed control makes broom and snow blower work easy. Operator tunes between smooth or aggressive shifting with the push of a button.

Cab

Cab

All around visibility is further enhanced with the availability ofa rearview camera. The deluxe cab ensures operator comfort witha heated, air suspension seat and easy to use controls. Available features such as Implement and Hystat Aggressiveness, Ride Control, Lift and Tilt Kickouts, Engine Speed Control and Rimpull Control allow the operator to customize the machine via a soft touch keypad.

Serviceability

Serviceability

Extended service intervals and excellent service access make daily checks quick and easy allowing you to get to work sooner.

Efficiently Powerfull

Efficiently Powerfull

High full turn tipping loads, powerful breakout forces and increased engine power, the M Series delivers a balanced solution for all customer applications.

Standard Fuel Savings Features

Standard Fuel Savings Features

Fuel savings features such as Eco Mode, On-Demand Cooling Fan and Auto Engine Idle Shutdown, make the 918M both powerful and fuel efficient.

  • POWER TRAIN
  • LOADER END
  • REGIONAL STANDARDS (as required)
  • HYDRAULICS
  • ELECTRICAL
  • FLUIDS
  • CHASSIS
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT