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The new 972M XE Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. The XE technology improves fuel efficiency by up to 25% over the M Series standard configuration and up to 35% over the K Series standard configuration.** Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emission standards. **Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

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Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
311 HP
Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Displacement
568 in²
Engine Model
Cat C9.3
Note
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equiv

Weights

Operating Weight
54871 lb
Note
Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, manual diff lock/open axl

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)

Operating Specifications

Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight".
Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.

Service Refill Capacities

Transmission
16.6 gal (US)
Cooling System
19 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
33 gal (US)
Crankcase
6.5 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
15.1 gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
15.1 gal (US)
DEF Tank
4.4 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
79.8 gal (US)

Sound

With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
107 dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
67 dB(A)
Note (3)
***European Union Directive 2000/14/EC as amended by 2005/88/EC.
Note (1)
*Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)**
67 dB(A)
Note (2)
**For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the EU Directives.
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
76 dB(A)*
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)**
105 LWA***

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV