M Series Motor Graders:

160M2 Motor Grader

Base Power (1st gear) - Net
213.0 hp
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped
45283.0 lb
Blade Width
14.0 ft
Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™

The M Series 2 continues the legacy of quality already established by Cat® Motor Graders. The extensive validation program, combined with improvements to the manufacturing process, allows Caterpillar to further enhance our quality. The end result of this development process is a motor grader line with breakthrough technologies, tested in the field and built around real applications and real customer needs. M Series 2 Motor Graders meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB emission standards.



Benefits & Features

Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Base Power (1st gear) - Net
    213.0hp
    Engine Model
    Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
    Bore
    4.5in
    Stroke
    5.9in
    Speed @ Rated Power
    2,100 rpm
    Base Power (1st gear) - Net (Metric)
    216.0hp
    Base Power (all gears) - Net
    213.0hp
    Emissions
    U.S. Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB
    Hi Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard
    1,400 rpm
    Maximum Torque
    1000.0lb ft
    Standard Capability
    109.0° F
    Torque Rise
    50%
    VHP Plus Range - Net
    159-196 kW (213-263 hp)
    VHP Plus Range - Net (Metric)
    159-196 kW (216-267 hp)
    VHP Plus - gear 1F, Net
    213.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 2F, Net
    223.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 3F, Net
    233.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 4F, Net
    243.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 5F, Net
    248.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 6F, Net
    253.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 7F, Net
    258.0hp
    VHP Plus - gear 8F, Net
    263.0hp
    Displacement
    567.5in3
    Number of Cylinders
    6
    Derating Altitude
    10000.0ft
    High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum
    1,550 rpm
    High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum
    500 rpm
    High Ambient Capability
    122.0° F
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight - Typically Equipped
    45283.0lb
    Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle
    17009.0lb
    Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle
    37860.0lb
    Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Front Axle
    13171.0lb
    Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Rear Axle
    32112.0lb
    Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle
    10004.0lb
    Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle
    28786.0lb
    Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total
    54869.0lb
    Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total
    38790.0lb
    Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Total
    45283.0lb
  • Moldboard

  • Blade Width
    14.0ft
    Moldboard - Height
    24.0in
    Moldboard - Thickness
    0.87in
    Arc Radius
    16.3in
    Throat Clearance
    6.5in
    Cutting Edge - Width
    6.0in
    Cutting Edge - Thickness
    0.6in
    End Bit - Width
    6.0in
    End Bit - Thickness
    0.6in
    Blade Pull - Base GVW
    25908.0lb
    Blade Pull - Maximum GVW
    34072.0lb
    Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW
    17171.0lb
    Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW
    29195.0lb
  • Operating Specifications

  • Top Speed - Forward
    29.5mph
    Top Speed - Reverse
    23.3mph
    Turning Radius, Outside Front Tires
    24.93ft
    Steering Range - Left/Right
    47.5°
    Articulation Angle - Left/Right
    20°
    Forward - 1st
    2.6mph
    Forward - 2nd
    3.5mph
    Forward - 3rd
    5.1mph
    Forward - 4th
    7.0mph
    Forward - 5th
    10.8mph
    Forward - 6th
    14.7mph
    Forward - 7th
    20.3mph
    Forward - 8th
    29.5mph
    Reverse - 1st
    2.0mph
    Reverse - 2nd
    3.8mph
    Reverse - 3rd
    5.5mph
    Reverse - 4th
    8.5mph
    Reverse - 5th
    16.0mph
    Reverse - 6th
    23.3mph
  • Service Refill

  • Fuel Capacity
    110.0gal
    Cooling System
    14.8gal
    Hydraulic System - Total
    26.4gal
    Hydraulic System - Tank
    16.9gal
    Engine Oil
    7.9gal
    Transmission/Differential/Final Drives
    17.2gal
    Tandem Housing (each)
    16.9gal
    Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing
    0.13gal
    Circle Drive Housing
    1.8gal
  • Power Train

  • Forward/Reverse Gears
    8 Fwd/6 Rev
    Transmission
    Direct Drive Powershift
    Brakes - Service
    Multiple Oil Disc
    Brakes - Service, Surface Area
    3565.0in2
    Brakes - Parking
    Multiple Oil Disc
    Brakes - Secondary
    Dual Circuit Control
  • Hydraulic System

  • Circuit Type
    Parallel
    Pump Type
    Variable Piston
    Pump Output
    55.5gal/min
    Maximum System Pressure
    3503.0psi
    Reservoir Tank Capacity
    15.9gal
    Standby Pressure
    609.0psi
  • Frame

  • Drawbar - Width
    3.0in
    Circle - Diameter
    60.2in
    Circle - Blade Beam Thickness
    1.6in
    Drawbar - Height
    6.0in
    Front Frame Structure - Height
    12.6in
    Front Frame Structure - Width
    10.0in
    Drawbar - Thickness
    0.5in
    Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width
    12.0in
    Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness
    0.87in
    Front Axle - Height to Center
    23.6in
    Front Axle - Wheel Lean, Left/Right
    18°
    Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side
    32°
  • Blade Range

  • Circle Centershift - Right
    28.7in
    Circle Centershift - Left
    27.4in
    Moldboard Sideshift - Right
    26.0in
    Moldboard Sideshift - Left
    20.1in
    Maximum Blade Position Angle
    90°
    Blade Tip Range - Forward
    40°
    Blade Tip Range - Backward
    Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right
    89.7in
    Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left
    82.3in
    Maximum Lift above Ground
    17.8in
    Maximum Depth of Cut
    29.5in
  • Standards

  • Brakes
    ISO 3450, ISO 10265
    ROPS/FOPS
    ISO 3471/ISO 3499
    Sound
    ISO 6394; ISO 6395
    Steering
    ISO 5010
  • Scarifier

  • Front, V-Type - Scarifier shank holder spacing
    18.4in
    Front, V-Type - Scarifier shank holders
    5/11
    Front, V-Type - Scarifying depth, maximum
    40.6in
    Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
    4.6in
    Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holders
    5/11
    Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
    18.4in
    Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width
    40.6in
    Front, V-Type: Working Width
    47.4in
    Mid, Straight - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
    4.4in
    Mid, Straight - Scarifier Shank Holders
    17
    Mid, Straight - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
    12.5in
    Mid, Straight - Working Width
    70.9in
    Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
    4.6in
    Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders
    11
    Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
    11.5in
    Mid, V-Type - Working Width
    46.6in
    Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
    16.8in
    Rear - Working Width
    84.0in
    Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders
    9
    Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
    10.5in
  • Ripper

  • Ripper Shank Holder Spacing
    21.0in
    Ripping Depth - Maximum
    16.8in
    Ripper Shank Holders
    5
    Penetration Force
    20443.0lb
    Pryout Force
    258201.0lb
    Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised
    40.6in
  • Tandems

  • Height
    19.9in
    Width
    8.3in
    Sidewall Thickness - Inner
    0.63in
    Sidewall Thickness - Outer
    0.71in
    Drive Chain Pitch
    2.0in
    Wheel Axle Spacing
    59.95in
    Tandem Oscillation - Front Up
    15°
    Tandem Oscillation - Front Down
    25°

Equipment

  • Power Train
    • Air cleaner, dual stage, dry type, diesel, with automatic engine derate and automatic dust ejector, service indicator through Cat Messenger
    • Air-to-air after cooler (ATAAC)
    • Belt, serpentine, automatic tensioner
    • Brakes, oil disc, four-wheel, hydraulic
    • Demand fan, hydraulic, swing-out
    • Differential Lock/Unlock, Automatic
    • Drain, engine oil, ecology
    • Electronic over speed protection
    • Engine, C9.3 with ACERT Technology, Tier 4 Interim and Stage IIIB emission standards
    • Fuel tank, 416 L (110 gal), ground level access and sediment drain
    • Parking brake - multi-disc, sealed, oil-cooled
    • Priming pump, fuel
    • Rear axle, modular
    • Sediment drain, fuel tank
    • Tandem drive
    • Transmission, 8F/6R, power shift, direct drive
    • VHP Plus (Variable Horsepower)
  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back up
    • Alternator, 150 ampere, sealed
    • Batteries, maintenance free, heavy duty, 1125 CCA
    • Breaker panel, ground accessible
    • Cab harness and electrical hydraulic valves
    • Electrical system, 24V
    • Grade Control Ready - Cab harness, software, electrical hydraulic valves, bosses and brackets
    • Lights, roof-mounted roading, reversing, LED stop and tail
    • Product Link Ready
    • Starter, electric
  • Operator Environment
    • Accelerator
    • Air conditioning with heater
    • Arm and wrist rest, electronically adjustable
    • Articulation, automatic Return-to-Center
    • Ashtray and lighter
    • Cat® Messenger operator information system
    • Centershift pin indicator
    • Coat hook
    • Cup holder
    • Display, digital speed and gear
    • Doors, left and right side with wiper
    • Gauge, machine level
    • Gauge cluster (analog) - fuel, articulation, engine coolant temp, engine rpm, hydraulic oil temp, regen
    • Hour meter, digital
    • Joystick hydraulic controls right/left blade lift with float position, circle drive, blade sideshift and tip, centershift, front wheel lean, articulation and power steering
    • Joystick, adjustable armrests
    • Joystick gear selection
    • Joystick hydraulic power steering
    • Ladders, cab, left and right side
    • Lights, night time cab
    • Mirror, inside rearview, wide angle
    • Power port, 12V
    • Radio Ready, Entertainment
    • ROPS cab, sound suppressed 70 dB(A)
    • Seat, cloth-covered, comfort suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
    • Storage area for cooler/lunchbox
    • Throttle control, electronic
    • Array
  • Fluids
    • Antifreeze
    • Extended Life Coolant to -35° C (-30° F)
  • Tires, Rims And Wheels
    • Partial allowance for tires on 254 × 607 mm (10 × 24 in) multi-piece rims is included in the base machine price and weight
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Accumulators, brake, dual certified
    • Anti-glare paint
    • Bumper, rear, integrated with hitch
    • CD ROM Parts Book
    • Clutch, circle drive slip
    • Array
    • Doors (3), engine compartment, locking
    • Drawbar - 6 shoes, replaceable wear strips
    • Electrical hydraulic valves, hydraulic lines for base 8 functions
    • Array
    • Fluid check, ground level
    • Frame, articulated, with safety lock
    • Ground level engine shutdown
    • Hammer (emergency exit)
    • Horn, electric
    • Hydraulic lines for base functions
    • Lockout, hydraulic implement (for roading and servicing)
    • Moldboard
    • Mounting, cab roof accessories
    • Pump, hydraulic, high capacity, 98 cm³ (6 in³)
    • Radiator, cleanout access (both sides with swing doors)
    • Secondary steering
    • Serviceability, LH side
    • SOSSM ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
    • Tandem walkway/guards
    • Tool box
    • Tow hitch
  • Electrical
    • Alternator, 280 ampere
    • Array
    • Converter, communication (CB)
    • Array
  • Guards
    • Fenders, Front
    • Fenders, Rear
    • Sound suppression (Bottom)
    • Sound suppression (Enclosure)
    • Transmission
  • Operator Environment
    • Fan, defroster, rear window
    • Array
    • Precleaner, HVAC
    • Radio ready, AM/FM
    • Seat, air suspension, cloth
    • Shade, sun
    • Wiper/washer, rear
  • Power Train
    • All Wheel Drive
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Biodegradable Synthetic
    • Precleaner, snow
    • Starter, Heavy Duty, 1,000 Amp
    • Transmission, autoshift
  • Other Attachments
    • AccuGrade ARO
    • Accumulators, blade lift
    • Camera, rearview
    • Cat Product Link 321SR
    • Drain, ecology, engine Wiggins
    • Fenders, rear
    • Array
    • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available for rear ripper, dozer, snow plow and snow wing.
    • Snow wing mounting, frame ready
    • Sound suppression
    • Starting aid, Ether
  • Work Tools/g.e.t.
    • Blade extension, left hand, 610 mm (2 ft)
    • Cutting Edges, curved
    • Endbits, overlay
    • Front lift group, mounting
    • Front lift group, mechanical
    • Grader bit, narrow and super penetration
    • Mid-Mount Scarifier, Package
    • Mid-Mount Scarifier, Mounting
    • Array
    • Push plate, counterweight
    • Ripper, mounting
    • Ripper, rear
    • Ripper tooth
    • Scarifier, front
    • Snow Arrangement
    • Snow Wing Ready Package
  • Machine Arrangements
    • Canadian Arrangement
    • European Arrangement
    • European Roading Arrangement

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