966M XE Wheel Loader

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.

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Maximum Net Torque (1,200 rpm)
1193 lbf-ft
Engine Model
Cat C9.3 ACERT
Cooling System
19 gal
Crankcase
6.5 gal

Product Specs

Engine

Maximum Net Torque (1,200 rpm)
1193lbf-ft
Engine Model
Cat C9.3 ACERT
Net Power - ISO 9249
298hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,600 rpm – SAE J1349
298hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,600 rpm – SAE J1349 (metric)
302hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,600 rpm – ISO 9249
298hp
Maximum Net Power @ 1,600 rpm – ISO 9249 (metric)
302hp
Peak Gross Torque (1,200 rpm) – SAE J1995
1275lbf-ft
Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm
1193ft·lbf
Displacement
568in³
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.
Net Power - ISO 9249
298HP
Engine Model
Cat C9.3 ACERT
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249
298HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric
302HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349
298HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric
302HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995
1275ft·lbf
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396
1260ft·lbf
Displacement
568in³
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.

Service Refill Capacities

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

Sound

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

Hydraulic System

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

Weights

Operating Weight
51176lb
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,
Operating Weight
51176lb
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,

Bucket Capacities

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

Operating Specifications

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

Transmission – Virtual Gears

Forward 2
7.7mph
Forward 3
13.5mph
Forward 4
24.5mph

Transmission - Virtual Gears

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

Dimensions - Standard Lift

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

Dimensions - High Lift

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

Buckets

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