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The new Cat® 966 GC Wheel Loader is easy to own and operate. It offers low fuel consumption with an on-demand fan, load sensing hydraulics, intuitive controls, and performance series buckets. This machine is built to be just the right machine for a broad range of applications. Great machine performance combined with the low owning and operating costs makes the 966 GC the right choice for your business.

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Buckets

Bucket Capacities
3.2 - 7.1 m³ (4.25 - 9.25 yd³)

Hydraulic System

Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4047 psi

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
6.9 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
15.1 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
15.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
26.7 gal (US)
Cooling System
14 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
84.5 gal (US)
Crankcase
6.1 gal (US)
Transmission
14.5 gal (US)

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force
36974 lbf
Note (1)
* For 4.0 m3 (5.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE.

Transmission

Forward - 3
13 mile/h
Forward - 4
21.6 mile/h
Reverse - 3
14.3 mile/h
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32 in) roll radius.
Forward - 1
4 mile/h
Forward - 2
7.5 mile/h
Reverse - 1
4.3 mile/h
Reverse - 2
8.2 mile/h
Reverse - 4
22.9 mile/h

Sound

Note (1)
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.

Engine

Stroke
5.87 in
Note (1)
Cat engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, and Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final) emission standards.
Displacement
568 in²
Note (2)
The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner, and aftertreatment.
Note (3)
Cat engines are compatible with the following renewable, alternative, and biodiesel* fuels that reduce greenhouse gases on a lifecycle basis: • Up to B20 biodiesel (FAME) ** • Up to 100% HVO and GTL r
Engine Model
Cat C9.3B
Net Power - ISO 9249
292 HP

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
1.49 in
Wheel Base
11.65 in
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft

Brakes

Brakes
Brakes meet ISO 3450:2011 standards

Shipping

UPC
97%

Cab

ROPS/FOPS
ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471:2008 and ISO 3449:2005 Level II standards

Weights

Note (2)
* Full compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Note (1)
* For 4.0 m3 (5.2 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE.