844K Wheel Dozer

Cat Wheel Dozers are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. Engineered for your demanding work in large dozing applications, the 844K Wheel Dozer is the largest in the Cat Wheel Dozer line and is an ideal match for large mining operations, power generating utilities, the general contracting industry and wherever mobility, versatility and compaction is needed.


Engine Model C27 Cat®
Gross Power 752HP
Bore 5.4in
Stroke 6in
Displacement 1649.5in³
Torque Rise 18%
Net Power - SAE J1349 - Standard Ambient 699HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 699HP
Gross Power - ISO 14396 752HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 - High Ambient 648HP
Peak Torque - Speed 2624lb/ft
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final or Tier 2 Equivalent
Rated Speed 1800r/min
Gross Power - SAE J1995 766HP


Operating Weight 165089lb


Converter Drive - Forward 1 4.5mile/h
Converter Drive - Forward 2 8.3mile/h
Converter Drive - Forward 3 14.2mile/h
Converter Drive - Reverse 1 4.9mile/h
Converter Drive - Reverse 2 9.1mile/h
Converter Drive - Reverse 3 15.5mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 2 8.5mile/h
Direct Drive - Forward 3 15.2mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 1 5.4mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 2 9.6mile/h
Direct Drive - Reverse 3 16.4mile/h
Transmission Type Cat Planetary Power Shift
Direct Drive - Forward 1 Lock-up disabled

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank - Standard 286.6gal (US)
Cooling System 54.9gal (US)
Crankcase 20gal (US)
Transmission 29.1gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 71.6gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 68.9gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Implement and Hydraulic Fan 68.9gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Steering and Braking 34.9gal (US)


Front Fixed
Rear Trunnion
Oscillation Angle 8.5°


Brakes Meets ISO 3540:2011


Cab - ROPS/FOPS (1) Cat cab with separate ROPS/FOPS is standard in North America, Europe and Japan.
Air Conditioning Standard air conditioning system contains environmentally friendly R134a refrigerant
ROPS ROPS meets SAE J11040 APR88, ISO 3471:2008 and ISO 3471:1994 criteria.
Cab - ROPS/FOPS (2) SAE J11040 APR88, ISO 3471:2008, ISO 3471:1994
FOPS FOPS meets SAE J231 JAN81 and ISO 3449:1992 Level II criteria.


Blade Capacity Range 15,9-30,7 m3 (20,7-40,2 yd.3)

Sound Performance - Standard

Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395:2008) 115dB(A)
Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396:2008) 69dB(A)

Sound Performance - Suppression

Machine Sound Level (ISO 6395:2008) 113dB(A)
Operator Sound Level (ISO 6396:2008) 69dB(A)

Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt

Relief Valve Setting - Tilt Cylinders (Small Pump) 2920psi
Output at 2,000 rpm and 6900 kPa (1,000 psi) 82gal/min
Cylinders, Double Acting - Lift, Bore and Stroke 133 mm × 1535 mm (5.25 in × 60.4 in)
Relief Valve Setting - Bulldozer (Large Pump) 2700psi
Cylinder, Double Acting - Tilt and Tip, Bore and Stroke 210 mm × 188 mm (8.25 in × 7.4 in)

Hydraulic System - Steering

Total Steering Angle 35°
Steering System - Circuit Pilot, load sensing
Minimum Turning Radius - Over Blade 34ft
Relief Valve Setting 4500psi
Steering System - Pump Piston, variable displacement
Maximum Flow 94.3gal/min

Dimensions (Approximate)

Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 16.6ft
Wheel Base 15.1ft
Length - With Blade on Ground 36.5ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Bumper 12.5ft
Centerline of Front Axle to Hitch 7.5ft
Height - Top of ROPS 17.2ft
Ground Clearance 2ft
Height - Top of Hood 12.7ft

Standard Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioner and heater with automatic temperature control
    • Cab, sound-suppressed pressurized, protective structure (ROPS/FOPS), radio ready for (entertainment) includes antenna, speakers and converter (12V, 10-15 amp)
    • 12V power port for mobile phone or laptop connection
    • Camera, rear vision
    • Cigar lighter and ashtray
    • Coat hook
    • Electro-hydraulic blade controls (seat mounted)
    • Flip-up armrest
    • Heater and defroster
    • Horn, electric
    • Implement hydraulic lockout
    • Instrumentation, gauges: - Engine coolant temperature - Fuel level - Ground speed - Gear - Hydraulic oil temperature - Speedometer/tachometer - Torque converter temperature
    • Instrumentation, warning indicators: - Action alert system, three category - Automatic transmission model enable status - Brake malfunction - Bucket float status - Delayed engine shutdown status - Engine idle shutdown status - Engine malfunction - Fuel economy mode enable status - Hydraulic lockout - Lockup clutch enable status - Low fuel level - Parking brake status - Rimpull control enable status - Seatbelt warning - Secondary steering (if equipped) - Throttle lock status - Transmission gear
    • Keypad, control with indicator lights: - Auto trans mode speed range - Auto/manual transmission mode - Lockup clutch - Reduced rimpull - Throttle lock
    • Light, dome (cab)
    • Lunchbox and beverage holders
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Seat, Cat comfort (cloth) air suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
    • STIC control system with steering lock
    • Tinted glass
    • Trainer seat with lap belt
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) 3G with graphical information display: external data port, customizable operator profiles
    • Wet-arm wipers/washers (front, rear and corner) intermittent front wiper
  • Power Train
    • Brakes, full hydraulic, enclosed, oil-disc
    • Axle-shaft oil-disc service brake
    • Electro hydraulic parking brake
    • Case drain filters
    • Cat clean emission module (Tier 4 only)
    • Demand fan
    • Engine Cat C27
    • Fuel priming pump (electric)
    • Ground level engine shutoff, bumper
    • Mufflers (under hood) (Tier 2 only)
    • Precleaner, engine air intake
    • Radiator, Aluminum Modular (AMR)
    • Separated cooling system
    • Starting aid, (ether) manual override
    • Throttle Lock
    • Torque Converter, Impeller Clutch with lock-up clutch feature and rimpull control system
    • Transmission, 534 mm (21 in) planetary power shift (electronic) (3F/3R)
  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 150 amp
    • Batteries, maintenance free (2 - 1,400 CCA)
    • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Deutsch component connectors
    • Electrical system, 24V
    • Electronic transmission control
    • Lighting system, halogen (front and rear) lighting, access stairway, engine compartment
    • Starter, electric
    • Starter lockout in bumper
    • Starting receptacle for emergency start
    • Transmission lockout in bumper
  • Other
    • Axle temperature sensor
    • Battery disconnect and jump start receptacle, bumper
    • Coupling, Caterpillar O-ring face seals
    • Economy mode with on demand throttle
    • Emergency platform egress
    • Engine, crankcase, 500 hour interval with CH4
    • Engine idle management features: - Auto idle kickdown - Delayed engine shutdown - Engine idle shutdown
    • Fenders, steel (front)
    • Guards, crankcase and power train
    • Grouped/labeled lube points
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Positive flow control hydraulic system
    • Product Link
    • Sight Gauges: hydraulic tanks, steering/fan and implement/brake, and transmission
    • Stairway, left and right rear access
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Steering, secondary
    • Toe kicks
    • Vandalism protection caplocks
    • Venturi stack
    • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to -34° C (-29° F)

Optional Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • 50° C (-58° F) antifreeze
    • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
    • Engine block heater 120V or 240V
    • High ambient cooling - software
  • Blades
    • Semi-U - 17.8 m3 (23.3 yd3)
    • HD Semi-U - 16.1 m3 (21.1 yd3)
    • Coal - 30.7 m3 (40.2 yd3)
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab precleaner
    • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
    • Satellite Sirius radio with Bluetooth
    • LED warning strobe
    • CB radio ready
    • Window sun shade
  • Miscellaneous Attachments
    • Front and rear roading fenders
    • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
    • Axle oscillation stop
    • Paint, black blade rear