Cat 982 XE Wheel Loader

982 XE

Medium Wheel Loaders

Overview

The Cat® 982 XE Wheel Loader delivers increased fuel efficiency, premium performance with simple-to-use standard technologies to boost operator efficiencies, and lower maintenance costs. This machine is designed to meet emission standards without interrupting operation. Improved performance, reliability, durability, and versatility result in a machine that is better built to meet your needs.

Superior Fuel Efficiency
  • Up to 35% better fuel efficiency compared to previous Cat model.
  • Increased engine power resulting in improved machine performance and response.
  • Deep system integration of the Cat continuously variable transmission, engine, hydraulic, and cooling systems results in significantly increased performance and fuel efficiency.
Achieve Greater Productivity
  • Continuously variable transmission delivers smooth, fast acceleration and speed on grade.
  • Great 2-pass match for larger on-highway trucks in rehandling applications.
  • Strong performer in bank excavation and face loading in well shot rock applications.
  • Machine maneuvering on grade is made easy with speed-hold and anti-rollback.
Smart Machine for Efficient Operation
  • Standard Cat technologies to monitor, manage, and enhance your jobsite operations.
– Cat Payload with Assist provides accurate weighing*** of the bucket payloads. Data is displayed in real time to improve productivity and loading accuracy with manual tip-off.
– Product Link™ wirelessly connects the machine to the office, giving you access to production and essential health information needed to make timely, fact-based decisions to help you better run your business.
– New Autodig allows the operator to fully automate bucket loading to improve fill factors and loading time.
– Auto Set Tires promotes proper loading technique, significantly reducing tire slip and tire wear.
– Onboard Job Aids and Operator Controls Help to ease operation.
  • Optional Cat Advanced Payload with Assist:
Proven Reliability
  • Cat C13 engine offers high power density with a combination of proven electronics, fuel, and air systems.
  • Equipped with automatic Cat regeneration system, Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump.
  • Features an electric fuel priming pump, fuel-water separator, and secondary filtration system.
Safety Features
  • Rear-vision camera enhances visibility behind the machine, helping you work safely and confidently.
  • Optional 360˚ vision system helps the operator monitor the surroundings of the machine at all times.
  • Optional Cat Detect radar technology enhances awareness by monitoring the working environment and alerts operators to hazards.
Reduced Maintenance Time & Costs
  • Extended fluid and filter change intervals reduce maintenance costs by up to 25%.*
  • Convenient access to hydraulic and electrical service centers for easy and safe servicing.
  • Remote Troubleshoot can connect the machine to the dealer service department to help diagnose problems quickly so you can get back to work.
Durability
  • Increased power, purpose-built heavy-duty frames, transmission, axles, final drives, and low-profile tires assure long service life.
  • Full-flow hydraulic filtration system with additional kidney-loop improves hydraulic system reliability and component life.
Work in Comfort in the All New Cab
  • Next-generation, easily adjustable seat and suspension for improved operator comfort. It comes in three trim levels and can be equipped with a 4-point harness.
  • Increased legroom and adjustable seat controls for increased comfort and efficiency.
  • Automatic air conditioning system keeps the cab cool as desired.
Purpose-built Specialty Configurations
  • Application-specific arrangements direct from the factory for optimized performance and added durability in the toughest applications, including:
– Industrial and waste models feature guarding and reinforcement necessary for work in transfer stations, recycling depots, scrap ya...
Superior Fuel Efficiency
  • Up to 35% better fuel efficiency compared to previous Cat model.
  • Increased engine power resulting in improved machine performance and response.
  • Deep system integration of the Cat continuously variable transmission, engine, hydraulic, and cooling systems results in significantly increased performance and fuel efficiency.
  • Eliminating the torque converter allows the capability to control engine rpm and machine speed independently, resulting in efficient digging, fine control, and easy operation.
  • Lower rated engine speed reduces component wear and operating noise.
  • Power dense engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
Achieve Greater Productivity
  • Continuously variable transmission delivers smooth, fast acceleration and speed on grade.
  • Great 2-pass match for larger on-highway trucks in rehandling applications.
  • Strong performer in bank excavation and face loading in well shot rock applications.
  • Machine maneuvering on grade is made easy with speed-hold and anti-rollback.
  • Integrated continuously variable transmission provides maximum, steady power at optimal speeds.
  • Advanced rimpull control for best loading efficiency in the pile and tire wear reduction.
  • New Autodig with Auto Set Tires for consistent high bucket fill factors.
  • Application Profiles optimizes machine settings for different applications at one push of a button.
  • Job Aids helps operators improve and optimize their operating skills.
  • Performance Series Buckets utilize a system-based approach to balance bucket shape against the machine’s linkage, resulting in higher fill factors and better material retention when compared with other buckets of the same rated capacity.
  • Automatic engine idle shutdown system significantly reduces idle time, overall operating hours, and fuel consumption.
  • Dual ride control accumulator system enables a wide payload range and better ride quality.
  • Optional limited slip differentials increase traction and reduce tire slip, lowering operating costs.
  • Optional aggregate handler configuration offers higher payload capability for loose aggregate handling.**

**Optional configurations and equipment may vary from region to region and require conformance to Caterpillar payload policy. Consult your dealer or Caterpillar representative for details.
Smart Machine for Efficient Operation
  • Standard Cat technologies to monitor, manage, and enhance your jobsite operations.
– Cat Payload with Assist provides accurate weighing*** of the bucket payloads. Data is displayed in real time to improve productivity and loading accuracy with manual tip-off.
– Product Link™ wirelessly connects the machine to the office, giving you access to production and essential health information needed to make timely, fact-based decisions to help you better run your business.
– New Autodig allows the operator to fully automate bucket loading to improve fill factors and loading time.
– Auto Set Tires promotes proper loading technique, significantly reducing tire slip and tire wear.
– Onboard Job Aids and Operator Controls Help to ease operation.
  • Optional Cat Advanced Payload with Assist:
– Tip Off Assist automatizes load of the final bucket to match hauling unit target.
– Enhanced lists management, site integration, and extended scale features to help manage and improve productivity and profitability of operations.
  • Optional Cat Productivity subscription provides detailed and comprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.

***Not legal for trade.
Proven Reliability
  • Cat C13 engine offers high power density with a combination of proven electronics, fuel, and air systems.
  • Equipped with automatic Cat regeneration system, Cat Clean Emissions Module (CEM) with Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank and pump.
  • Features an electric fuel priming pump, fuel-water separator, and secondary filtration system.
  • Thorough component design and machine validation processes result in unmatched reliability and uptime.
Safety Features
  • Rear-vision camera enhances visibility behind the machine, helping you work safely and confidently.
  • Optional 360˚ vision system helps the operator monitor the surroundings of the machine at all times.
  • Optional Cat Detect radar technology enhances awareness by monitoring the working environment and alerts operators to hazards.
  • Cab access with wide door, optional remote door opening, and stair-like steps add solid stability.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integrated spot mirrors, and rear-vision camera provide industry leading all-around visibility.
  • Computerized monitoring system includes several warning indicators.
  • Monitored seat belt is standard and can be enhanced with an optional exterior indicator.
  • Optional access light and under-hood service light system to provide illuminated access to the machine and daily checks even in the dark.
Reduced Maintenance Time & Costs
  • Extended fluid and filter change intervals reduce maintenance costs by up to 25%.*
  • Convenient access to hydraulic and electrical service centers for easy and safe servicing.
  • Remote Troubleshoot can connect the machine to the dealer service department to help diagnose problems quickly so you can get back to work.
  • Remote Flash works around your schedule to ensure your machine’s software is up to date for optimal performance.
  • The Cat App helps you manage fleet location, hours, and maintenance schedules; it also alerts you for required maintenance and allows you to request service from your local Cat dealer.
  • Integrated Autolube extends component and service life.
  • One-piece tilting hood makes engine compartment access fast and easy.
  • With Fusion™ Quick Coupler, buckets can be changed without leaving the cab, allowing the machine to quickly move from task to task.

*Parts and fluids only
Durability
  • Increased power, purpose-built heavy-duty frames, transmission, axles, final drives, and low-profile tires assure long service life.
  • Full-flow hydraulic filtration system with additional kidney-loop improves hydraulic system reliability and component life.
Work in Comfort in the All New Cab
  • Next-generation, easily adjustable seat and suspension for improved operator comfort. It comes in three trim levels and can be equipped with a 4-point harness.
  • Increased legroom and adjustable seat controls for increased comfort and efficiency.
  • Automatic air conditioning system keeps the cab cool as desired.
  • New in-cab dashboard and high-resolution touch display(s) are easy to use, intuitive, and user friendly.
  • Sound suppression, seals, and viscous cab mounts decrease noise and vibration for a quieter work environment.
  • The seat-mounted electro-hydraulic joystick steering system provides precision control and dramatically reduces arm fatigue, resulting in excellent comfort and accuracy.
  • The next generation of ride control works as a shock absorber, improving ride quality over rough terrain.
  • Inclined steps and convenient grab handles ease accessibility to the operating space.
  • Extended windows enhance visibility, while convex and spot mirrors extend the driver’s view on the sides and rear.
Purpose-built Specialty Configurations
  • Application-specific arrangements direct from the factory for optimized performance and added durability in the toughest applications, including:
– Industrial and waste models feature guarding and reinforcement necessary for work in transfer stations, recycling depots, scrap yards, and demolition sites.
– Forestry model increases lift and tilt capacities for efficient and productive log and chip handling in paper, pellet, and sawmills.

Engine

Net Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 9249:2007, SAE J1349:2011
404HP
Engine Model
Cat C13
Note (1)
Cat engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Note (2)
The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, alternator, air cleaner, and aftertreatment.
Engine Power @ 1,700 rpm – ISO 14396:2002
432HP
Gross Torque @ 1,200 rpm – SAE J1995:2014
1636lb/ft
Gross Power @ 1,700 rpm – SAE J1995:2014
436HP
Net Torque @ 1,100 rpm – ISO 9249:2007, SAE J1349:2011
1515lb/ft
Displacement
12.5L
Engine Torque @ 1,200 rpm – ISO 14396:2002
1620lb/ft

Weights

Operating Weight
78264lb
Note
Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, ride control, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link, open differential axles (front/rear), secondary steering, soun

Transmission

Forward - 1
3.9mile/h
Forward - 2
7.3mile/h
Forward - 3
13mile/h
Forward - 4
24.5mile/h
Note
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 914 mm (36 in) roll radius.
Reverse - 1
4.4mile/h
Reverse - 2
8.4mile/h
Reverse - 3
17.4mile/h

Sound

Note (1)
* For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the “EU Directives.”
Note (2)
European Union Directive “2000/14/EC” as amended by “2005/88/EC.”
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level*
107
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013)
75
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
70dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)
110dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Speed - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
70dB(A)

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.9 kg (4.2 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent 2.717 metric tonnes (2.995 tons).

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force
59060lbf
Note (1)
For a machine configuration as defined under Weight.
Note (2)
Full compliance to ISO 14397-1:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - No Tire Deflection
22418kg
Static Tipping Load - Full 40° Turn - With Tire Deflection
46526lb

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
13.7gal (US)
Crankcase
9.8gal (US)
DEF Tank
5.5gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front
24.3gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear
24.3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
112.5gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
40.4gal (US)
Transmission
20.3gal (US)

Hydraulic System

Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure
4975psi
Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 2,250 rpm
119gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total
10.1 seconds

Dimensions

Note
All dimensions are approximate and based on machine equipped with 6.1 m3 (8.0 yd3) general purpose bucket with BOCE and Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires.

Dimensions - High Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
9.4ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.3ft
Ground Clearance
1.4ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
12.4ft
Height - Top of Hood
10ft
Height - Top of ROPS
12.6ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.11ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
16.1ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.4ft
Overall Length - Without Bucket
29.11ft
Tread Width
8.4ft
Wheel Base
12.6ft
Width over Tires (Loaded)
11.5ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch
6.3ft
Ground Clearance
428mm
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe
3736mm
Height - Top of Hood
3036mm
Height - Top of ROPS
3801mm
Hinge Pin Height at Carry
2.7ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift
4741mm
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift
3902mm
Overall Length - Without Bucket
8597mm
Tread Width
8.4ft
Wheel Base
3800mm
Width over Tires (Loaded)
11.5ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight
8.95ft

Bucket Capacities

Bucket Range
4.8-17.2 m³ 6.25-22.5 yd³

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Operator Environment
    • Cab, pressurized, sound suppression
    • EH implement controls, parking brake
    • Steering, joystick
    • Seat, suede/cloth, air suspension, heated
    • Touchscreen display
    • Visibility: mirrors, rear-vision camera
    • Mirrors, heated
    • Air conditioner, heater, defroster (auto temp, fan)
    • Sun visor, front, retractable
    • Sun visor, rear, retractable
    • Window cleaning platform, front
    • Windows, front, safety laminated rounded glass
  • On-board Technologies
    • Cat Payload scale
    • Autodig with Auto Set Tires
    • Operator ID & machine security
    • Application Profiles
    • Job Aids
    • Controls Help and eOMM
  • Power Train
    • Cat C13 engine
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Fuel-water separator and secondary fuel filter
    • Engine, air precleaner
    • Axles, open differentials
    • Axles, ecology drains
    • Transmission, continuous variable
    • Rimpull control
    • Throttle lock mode
    • Service brakes, hydraulic, fully enclosed wet disc, wear indicators
    • Hill and speed hold on grades
    • Park brake, caliper on front axles, spring applied-pressure released
  • Hydraulics
    • Implement system, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump
    • Steering system, load sensing with dedicated variable displacement piston pump
    • Ride control, dual accumulators
    • Oil sampling valves, Cat XT hoses
  • Electrical
    • Starting and charging system, 24V
    • Starter, electric, heavy duty
    • Lights: halogen, 4 work lights, 2 rear-vision lights
    • Lights: roading with turn signals
  • Monitoring System
    • Front dash with analog gauges, LCD display, and warning lights
    • Primary touchscreen monitor (Cat Payload, quad screens, machine settings & messages)
  • Linkage
    • Standard lift, Z-bar
    • Kickouts: lift and tilt

Optional Equipment:

  • Operator Environment
    • Door, remote opening system
    • Entertainment radio (FM, AM, USB, BT)
    • Entertainment radio (DAB+)
    • CB radio ready
    • Seat, leather/cloth, air suspension, heated/ cooled
    • 360° vision system
    • Cat Detect rear radar system
    • Dedicated rearview screen
    • Windows, front, heavy duty, or full guards
  • On-board Technologies
    • Cat Advanced Payload
    • Cat Payload Printer
  • Power Train
    • Turbine, air precleaner
    • Radiator, high debris
    • Cooling fan, reversible
    • Axles, limited slip differential(s)
    • Axles, AOC ready, extreme temperature seals
    • Axles, oil cooler
  • Hydraulics
    • 3rd auxiliary function with ride control
    • Quick coupler control
  • Electrical
    • Cold start, 120V or 240V
    • Lights: LED
    • Warning beacon
  • Monitoring System
    • Reversing strobe lights
  • Linkage
    • High lift, Z-bar
  • Additional Equipment
    • Cat Autolube system
    • Fenders, extensions or roading
    • Guards: power train, crankcase, cab, cylinders, rear
    • Biodegradable hydraulic oil
    • High-speed oil change system
    • Fast fill fuel tank
    • Toolbox
    • Wheel chocks
    • Secondary steering system, electrical
  • Special Configurations
    • Aggregate handler
    • Waste and industrial
    • Forestry, logger

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