966M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

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The new 966M 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.

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
298 HP
Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Displacement
568 in³
Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm
1193 ft·lbf
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1260 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349
298 HP
Engine Model
Cat C9.3
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
302 HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
302 HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1275 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249
298 HP
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 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.

Weights

Operating Weight
51176 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 axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering,

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)

Service Refill Capacities

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

Dimensions - High Lift

Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.58 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
15.75 ft
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft
Rack Back at Ground
39 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height
49 degrees
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58 ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.17 ft
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
71 degrees
Overall Length - Without Bucket
26.58 ft
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Tread Width
7.33 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.58 ft
Wheel Base
11.67 ft
Height - Top of Hood
9.25 ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Rack Back at Ground
42 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift
62 degrees
Rack Back - Carry Height
50 degrees
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
5.83 ft
Tread Width
7.33 ft
Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
7.17 ft
Wheel Base
11.67 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
13.92 ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.92 ft
Height - Top of ROPS
11.75 ft
Ground Clearance
1.42 ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
11.58 ft
Maximum Width over Tires
9.83 ft
Height - Top of Hood
9.25 ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket
23.92 ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.08 ft

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.1 s
Implement Pump Type
Variable Displacement Piston
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 1,600 rpm
102 gal/min
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4496 psi

Operating Specifications

Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection
34873 lb
Breakout Force
38984 lbf
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection
32329 lb
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under "Weight."

Sound

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

Transmission - Virtual Gears

Reverse - 3
17.1 mile/h
Reverse - 2
7.7 mile/h
Reverse - 1
4.1 mile/h
Forward - 2
7.7 mile/h
Forward - 3
13.5 mile/h
Forward - 4
24.5 mile/h
Forward - 1
4.1 mile/h
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Capacities
3.20-7.40 m³ (4.19-9.68 yd³)

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV