Cat Medium Wheel Loaders:

980M Wheel Loader

Net Power - ISO 9249
386 hp
Operating Weight
66337 lb
Bucket Capacities
4.2-12.2 m3 (5.25-16.0 yd3)
Engine Model
Cat® C13 ACERT™

The new 980M Wheel Loader has either a Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 Final/Stage IV, depending on emission standards of specific country, engine equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components. Applying proven technologies systematically and strategically lets us meet your high expectations for productivity and fuel efficiency. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance making it seamless to you. The reliability, durability, and versatility of the 980M result in a machine that is better built to meet your needs.



Benefits & Features

Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Net Power - ISO 9249
    386hp
    Engine Model
    Cat® C13 ACERT™
    Bore
    5.12in
    Stroke
    6.18in
    Displacement
    763.0in3
    U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV: Maximum Power – SAE J1995
    425hp
    Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent: Maximum Power – SAE J1995
    412hp
    Maximum Net Power (1,700 rpm) – SAE J1349
    386.0hp
    Maximum Net Power – SAE J1349
    386.0hp
    Maximum Net Torque (1,100 rpm) – SAE J1349
    1515.0lbf-ft
    Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995
    1627.0lbf-ft
    Emissions
    Cat engine with ACERT Technology – meets Tier 4 Final emission standards.
    Note
    The power ratings apply at the stated speed when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standards.
    Note
    The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner and aftertreatment.
    Note
    The gross power advertised is with the fan at maximum speed.
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    66337lb
    Note
    For 5.4 m3 (7.1 yd3) general purpose buckets with BOCE.
    Note
    Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 29.5R25 XLDD1 L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, open differential axles (front/rear), secondary steering, sound suppression, and
  • Buckets

  • Bucket Capacities
    4.2-12.2 m3 (5.25-16.0 yd3)
  • Transmission

  • Forward 1
    4.3mph
    Forward 2
    8.3mph
    Forward 3
    14.6mph
    Forward 4
    24.5mph
    Reverse 1
    4.8mph
    Reverse 2
    9.4mph
    Reverse 3
    16.7mph
    Reverse 4
    24.5mph
    Note
    Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 933 mm (37 in) roll radius.
  • Axles

  • Front
    Fixed
    Rear
    Oscillating ±13 degrees
    Maximum Single-Wheel Rise and Fall
    1.87ft
  • Brakes

  • Brakes
    Brakes meet ISO 3450:2011 standards
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    14.0gal
    Crankcase
    9.8gal
    Transmission
    20.3gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Front
    22gal
    Differentials and Final Drives – Rear
    22gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    40gal
    DEF Tank
    5.5gal
    Fuel Tank
    112.5gal
  • Cab

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

  • Breakout Force
    50357lbf
    Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn: No Tire Deflection
    45847lb
    Static Tipping Load – Full 40° Turn: With Tire Deflection
    43133lb
    Note
    Full compliance to ISO (2007) 143971 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
  • Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload: Dump, at Maximum Raise
    1.7Seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload: Lower, Empty, Float Down
    3.1Seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload: Raise from Carry Position
    5.3Seconds
    Hydraulic Cycle Time with Rated Payload: Total
    10.1Seconds
    Implement Pump Type
    Variable Displacement Piston
    Implement System: Maximum Operating Pressure
    4975psi
    Implement System: Maximum Pump Output (2,250 rpm)
    119gal/min
    Implement System: Optional 3rd Function Maximum Flow
    63gal/min
    Implement System: Optional 3rd Function Maximum Pressure
    3159psi
  • Sound (Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent)

  • Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)*
    112dB(A)
    Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)**
    78dB(A)
    Note
    The sound values indicated are for specific operating conditions only. Machine and operator sound levels will vary at different engine and/or cooling fan speeds. Hearing protection may be needed when the machine is operated with a cabin that is not proper
    Note
    *For a standard machine configuration, measured according to the procedures specified with the cooling fan speed set at maximum value.
    Note
    **For a standard machine configuration, measured according to the procedures specified. The measurement was conducted under the following conditions: distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio with the cooling fan speed set at maximum
    Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    75dB(A)
  • Sound

  • Note
    The sound values are for specific operating conditions only.
  • Engine (Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent)

  • Engine Model
    Cat C13 ACERT
    Maximum Power (1,800 rpm) – SAE J1995
    417hp
    Maximum Net Power (1,800 rpm) – SAE J1349
    373hp
    Peak Gross Torque (1,300 rpm) – SAE J1995
    1617lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque (1,000 rpm) – SAE J1349
    1505lbf-ft
    Bore
    5.12in
    Stroke
    6.18in
    Displacement
    763in3
    Emissions
    Cat engine with ACERT Technology – meets Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
  • Engine (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV)

  • Engine Model
    Cat C13 ACERT
    Maximum Power (1,700 rpm) – SAE J1995
    425hp
    Maximum Net Power (1,700 rpm) – SAE J1349
    386hp
    Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995
    1627lbf-ft
    Maximum Net Torque (1,100 rpm) – SAE J1349
    1515lbf-ft
    Bore
    5.12in
    Stroke
    6.18in
    Displacement
    763in3
    Emissions
    Cat engine with ACERT Technology – meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards.
    Note
    The power ratings apply at the stated speed when tested under the reference conditions for the specified standards.
    Note
    The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner and aftertreatment.
    Note
    The gross power advertised is with the fan at maximum speed.
  • Sound (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV)

  • Note
    The sound values indicated are for specific operating conditions only. Machine and operator sound levels will vary at different engine and/or cooling fan speeds. Hearing protection may be needed when the machine is operated with a cabin that is not proper
    Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
    72dB(A)
    Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)*
    112dB(A)
    Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)**
    78dB(A)
    Note
    *For a standard machine configuration, measured according to the procedures specified with the cooling fan speed set at maximum value.
    Note
    **For a standard machine configuration, measured according to the procedures specified. The measurement was conducted under the following conditions: distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio with the cooling fan speed set at maximum

Equipment

  • Operator Environment
    • Cab, pressurized and sound suppressed (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Viscous mounts
    • Multi-function 18 cm (7 in) color LCD touch-screen display for rear vision camera and machine parameters.
    • Electro-hydraulic controls, SAL (single axis lever) lift and tilt function
    • Steering, electro-hydraulic joystick, speed sensing with force feedback
    • Radio ready (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-amp)
    • Air conditioner, heater, and defroster (auto temp and fan)
    • Electro-hydraulic parking brake
    • Beverage holders (2) with storage compartment for cell phone/MP3 player
    • Bucket/work tool function lockout
    • Coat hook (2)
    • Cab air filter
    • Ergonomic cab access ladders and handrails
    • Horn, electric
    • Light, two dome (cab)
    • Mirrors, rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Post mounted membrane 16 switch keypad
    • 3 receptacles, 12V
    • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, 51 mm (2 in) retractable, with indicator
    • Sun visor, front
    • Wet-arm wipers/washers front and rear, intermittent front wiper
    • Window, sliding (left and right sides)
    • Cab tie-off
  • Computerized Monitoring System
    • With following gauges: – Speedometer/tachometer – Digital gear range indicator – Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) level – Temperature: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, transmission oil – Fuel level
    • With following warning indicators: – Regeneration – Temperature: axle oil, engine intake manifold – Pressure: engine oil, fuel pressure hi/low, primary steering oil, service brake oil – Battery voltage hi/low – Engine air filter restriction – Hydraulic oil filter restriction – Hydraulic oil low – Parking brake – DEF low level – Transmission filter bypass
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Batteries (2), maintenance free 1,400 CCA
    • Ignition key; start/stop switch
    • Starter, electric, heavy duty
    • Starting and charging system (24V)
    • Lighting system: – Four halogen work lights (cab mounted) – Two halogen roading lights (with signals) – Two halogen rear vision lights (hood mounted)
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 145-amp brushed
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Receptacle start (cables not included)
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Link technologies: Product Link
    • Detect technologies: rear vision camera
  • Power Train
    • Engine, Cat C13 ACERT – meets Tier 2/Stage II, Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent or Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards
    • Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and remote Diesel Exhaust Fluid tank and pump
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Fuel/water separator
    • Precleaner, engine air intake
    • Economy mode (selectable)
    • Transmission, automatic planetary power shift (4F/4R)
    • Torque converter, locking clutch with free wheel stator
    • Switch, transmission neutralizer lockout
    • Axles, open differential, front and rear
    • Axles, ecology drains
    • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed wet-disc with Integrated Braking System (IBS)
    • Brake wear indicators
    • Parking brake, disc and caliper
    • Fan, radiator, on demand
  • Linkage
    • Linkage, Z-bar, cast crosstube/tilt levers
    • Kickout, lift and tilt, automatic (adjustable in cab)
  • Hydraulics
    • Hydraulic system, load sensing
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Ride control, 2V
    • Remote diagnostic pressure taps
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seal
    • Hydraulic oil cooler (swing out)
    • Oil sampling valves
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors
    • Service centers (electrical and hydraulic)
    • Platform, window washing
    • Auto idle shutdown
    • Fenders, non-metallic front with mud-flap/rear with extension
    • Ecology drains for engine, transmission, and hydraulics
    • Ether aid ready
    • Grill, airborne debris
    • Filters: fuel, engine air, engine oil, hydraulic oil, transmission
    • Fuel cooler
    • Grease zerks
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Precleaner rain cap
    • Sight gauges: engine coolant, hydraulic oil, and transmission oil level
    • Toolbox
    • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Operator Environment
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Cover, HVAC metallic
    • EH controls, SAL 3rd function
    • EH controls, joystick lift and tilt: – Additional integrated roller switch for 3rd function
    • Filter, carbon fresh air
    • Mirrors, heated rearview external with integrated spot mirrors
    • Precleaner, HVAC
    • Precleaner, HVAC (RESPA)
    • Radio, AM/FM/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
    • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth
    • Radio, AM/FM/CD/USB/MP3 Bluetooth with Satellite Sirius and XM
    • Radio, CB ready
    • Seat, heated air suspension
    • Seat belt, 76 mm (3 in) retractable, with indicator
    • Steering, EH wheel with directional FNR shifter and gear selector: – Additional FNR with implement controls
    • Roof, metallic
    • Steering, secondary
    • Sun visor, rear
    • Windows, rubber mounted
    • Windows, with front guard
    • Windows, with heavy duty front guard
    • Windows, with full guards front, rear and sides
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Four additional auxiliary halogen cab mounted work lights or
    • Two additional auxiliary front HI LED and two additional auxiliary rear LED cab mounted work lights with two LED work lights in the radiator grill and LED front turn signals also includes replacement of the standard four halogen cab mounted work lights with four LED work lights (the standard offering and only roading light available is the halogen roading light)
    • Warning amber strobe beacon
    • Reversing strobes
    • External seat belt indicator light
    • Speed limiter – 20 km/h (Europe only)
  • Starters, Batteries, And Alternators
    • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 120V engine coolant heater
    • Batteries (4), maintenance free 1,400 CCA with 240V engine coolant heater
  • Cat Connect Technologies
    • Payload technologies: – Advanced Productivity subscription – Cat Production Measurement 2.0 – Printer – Aggregate Autodig
    • Detect technologies: – Cat Rear Object Detection
    • Machine Security System
  • Power Train
    • Axles: – Limited slip differentials, front and/or rear – Axle oil cooler – Extreme temperature seals
    • Heavy duty transmission
    • Fan, VPF (variable pitch fan), automatic and manual control
    • Radiator, high debris with wider fin spacing
  • Linkage
    • High lift
    • Logger
    • Quick coupler ready
  • Work Tools
    • Performance Series buckets
    • Forks, pallet
    • Forks, logging
  • Hydraulics
    • 3rd function with Ride Control: – Standard linkage – High lift linkage – Logger linkage
  • Fluids
    • Premixed extended life coolant with freeze protection to –50° C (–58° F)
  • Other Optional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube System
    • Wheel chocks
    • Fenders, roading
    • Guard, power train
    • Oil change, high speed engine
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
    • Precleaner, turbine
    • Precleaner, trash
  • Other Optional Configurations
    • Aggregate Handler
    • Industrial and Waste Handler
    • Logger
    • Steel Mill

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