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The Cat® 966 XE Wheel Loader delivers increased fuel efficiency, premium performance with simple-to-use standard technologies to boost operator efficiencies, and lower maintenance costs. This machine is designed to meet emission standards without interrupting operation. Improved performance, reliability, durability, and versatility result in a machine that is better built to meet your needs.

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Weights

Operating Weight
51124 lb
Note
Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 26.5R25 VJT L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, ride control, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, front manu

Dimensions - High Lift

Height - Top of Hood
9.5 ft
Height - Top of ROPS
11.1 ft
Ground Clearance
1.4 ft
Wheel Base
11.8 ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.6 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.9 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.8 ft
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
71 degrees °
Rack Back - Carry Height
49 degrees °
Tread Width
7.3 ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Height - Top of Hood
2580 ft
Height - Top of ROPS
3593 ft
Ground Clearance
424 ft
Wheel Base
3550 ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket
7399 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
4245 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
3687 ft
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
62 degrees °
Rack Back - Carry Height
50 degrees °
Tread Width
7.3 ft

Operating Specifications

Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
32727 lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
15981 lb
Breakout Force
38999 lbf
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?

Hydraulic System

Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4496 psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.1 seconds s

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
30.1 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
80.1 gal (US)
Cooling System
17.4 gal (US)
Crankcase
6.1 gal (US)
Transmission
16.6 gal (US)

Transmission

Forward - 3
14.1 mile/h
Forward - 4
24.5 mile/h
Reverse - 3
17.9 mile/h
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 849 mm (33 in) roll radius.
Forward - 1
4.3 mile/h
Forward - 2
8 mile/h
Reverse - 1
4.3 mile/h
Reverse - 2
8 mile/h

Sound

Note (1)
** For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.

Engine

Note (1)
Cat engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
Displacement
9.3 L 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 diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: • 20% biodiesel FAME (fa
Engine Model
Cat C9.3B

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg (3.5 lb) of refrigerant which has a

Shipping

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

Dimensions

Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on machine equipped with 4.2 m3 (5.5 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE and Bridgestone 26.5R25 VJT L3 radial tires.