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Cat® wheel loaders set the standard for productivity, fuel efficiency and operator comfort. The Cat 908 Compact Wheel Loader has a high torque C2.8 engine that works in conjunction with an intelligent hystat power train to deliver exceptional fuel efficiency. “Shift on the go” locking differentials and hydrostatic transmission provide smooth and powerful operation while increasing the efficiency of machine cycles.

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Engine

Maximum Gross Power
74.7 HP
Bore
3.54 in
Stroke
4.33 in
Note (1)
Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel.
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
72.7 HP
Displacement
171 in²
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995
222 ft·lbf
Note (2)
*Two Cat C2.8 engine emission options are available: 1) Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V. 2) U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent. Tier 3 engine specs are 0.3 kW/0.4 hp more gross powe
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
221 ft·lbf
Note (3)
#Maximum gross and net torque measured at 1,600 rpm.
Note
Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture
Engine Model
Cat C2.8*

Weights

Operating Weight
14617 lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.55 m³ (1.0-2.0 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
0.80-1.35 m³ (1.0-1.7 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - Light Material
1.25-1.55 m³ (1.6-2.0 yd³)

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (1)
Canopy and cab, Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are available worldwide. Canopy not available in EU.

Tires

Note (1)
Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Crankcase
2.3 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
11.8 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
18.6 gal (US)
Note
No Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) fluid needed on this size engine.
Fuel Tank
24 gal (US)
Cooling System
3.2 gal (US)
Transmission
0.6 gal (US)

Steering

Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
12.3 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3336 psi

Transmission

Note
#Factory default shown, can be adjusted to any speed up to 19 km/h (12 mph).

Loader Hydraulic System

Note
* Maximum flow stated, actual flow delta could be 6% from data shown. Also adjustable from 20% to 100% of maximum flow through display.
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
5.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
1.8 s

Axles

Front
Fixed (standard), Locking Differential (optional)
Rear
Fixed (standard), Locking Differential (optional)

Shipping

UPC
93%