The new F Series generation is here to help you take on the wide variety of challenges you face every day, more easily and with more pleasure. F Series – Easier Than Ever.

Engine Model Cat® C7.1 ACERT™
Net Power 169 HP
Bore 4.1 in
Stroke 5.3 in
Displacement 427.8 in³
Maximum Torque - 1,400 rpm 612 ft-lb
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
Net Power (Maximum) - ISO 14396 at 1,700 rpm 173 HP
Net Power (Maximum) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 at 1,700 rpm 169 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 at 1,700 rpm - (PS) - Metric 171 HP
Number of Cylinders 6
Ratings 1700 r/min

Operating Weight 20 800-22 330 kg (45,856-49,229 lb)
Operating Weight - With Attachment 20 560-24 700 kg (45,330-54,450 lb)
Weight - Counterweight - Optional 10362 lb
Weight - Counterweight - Standard 7716 lb
Weight - One-Piece Boom - Front and Rear Outriggers 47884 lb
Weight - One-Piece Boom - Rear Dozer, Front Outriggers 47377 lb
Weight - Sticks - Long (2900 mm/9'6") 2392 lb
Weight - Sticks - Medium (2500 mm/8'2") 2216 lb
Weight - VA Boom - Front and Rear Outriggers 49229 lb
Weight - VA Boom - Rear Dozer Only 45856 lb
Weight - VA Boom - Rear Dozer, Front Outriggers 48722 lb

Swing Mechanism
Swing Speed 9 r/min
Swing Torque 39220 ft-lb

Hydraulic System
Maximum Flow - Auxiliary Circuit - High Pressure 66 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Auxiliary Circuit - Medium Pressure - Eco Mode 11.4 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement/Travel Circuit 94 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Swing Mechanism 31.2 gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Auxiliary Circuit - High Pressure 5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Auxiliary Circuit - Medium Pressure 2683 psi
Maximum Pressure - Implement Circuit - Heavy Lift 5439 psi
Maximum Pressure - Implement Circuit - Normal 5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Implement Circuit - Travel Circuit 5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing Mechanism 4496 psi
System 107 gal (US)
Tank Capacity 52.8 gal (US)

Drawbar Pull 28550.7 lbf
Creeper Speed - 1st Gear 1.9 mile/h
Creeper Speed - 2nd Gear 5.6 mile/h
Forward/Reverse - 1st Gear 5.6 mile/h
Forward/Reverse - 2nd Gear 18.6 mile/h
Maximum Gradeability (25 000 kg/55,115 lb) 70%

Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 12.4 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 4.9 gal (US)
Final Drive 0.7 gal (US)
Front Steering Axle - Differential 2.9 gal (US)
Fuel Tank - Total Capacity 111 gal (US)
Powershift Transmission 0.7 gal (US)
Rear Axle - Housing (Differential) 3.7 gal (US)

Standard 11.00-20 (Dual Pneumatic)
Optional 10.00-20 (Dual Solid Rubber)

Ground Clearance 14.2 in
Maximum Steering Angle 35°
Minimum Turning Radius - End of One-Piece Boom 30.5 ft
Minimum Turning Radius - End of VA Boom 25.6 ft
Minimum Turning Radius - Outside of Tire 22.3 ft
Oscillation Axle Angle ±8.5°

Bucket Specifications
Bucket Capacities 0.6-1.43 m³ (0.78-1.87 yd³)

Working Ranges
Maximum Digging Depth 21.8 ft
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 33.8 ft

Maximum Travel Speed 18.6 mile/h

Blade Roll - Over Height 1.9 ft
Blade Type Parallel
Width 9 ft

Engine Gross Power (Maximum) - ISO 14396 173 HP
Engine Gross Power (Maximum) - ISO 14396 - (PS) - Metric 175 HP
Net Power (Rated) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 - (PS) - Metric 171 HP
Net Power - Maximum - 80/1269/EEC 169 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 169 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 - (PS) - Metric 171 HP
Net Power - Rated - 80/1269/EEC 169 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 169 HP

Hydraulic System
Maximum Flow - Auxiliary Circuit - Medium Pressure - Power Mode 13.2 gal/min

Service Refill Capacities
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 9.1 gal (US)

Sound Performance
Operator Sound - 2000/14/EC 71 dB(A)
Spectator Sound - 2000/14/EC 100 dB(A)

Cab/Sound Levels Meets appropriate standards as listed in "Sound Performance"
Operator Protective Structure - Top/Front Guards FOPS (Falling Object Protective Structure) meets FOPS criteria ISO 10262:1998 and SAE J1356:2008
ROPS ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) offered by Caterpillar meets ROPS criteria ISO 12117-2:2008

Diesel Exhaust Fluid Must meet ISO 22241
Engine Emissions Tier 4 Final
Fluids (Optional) - Biodiesel Up to B20 Meets EN 14214 or ASTM D6751 with EN590 or ASTM D975 Standard Mineral diesel fuels
Fluids (Optional) - Cat Bio HYDO™ Advanced Readily biodegradable EU Flower eco-label certified
Vibration Levels - Maximum Hand/Arm - ISO 5349:2001 Less Than 2.5 m/s² (Less Than 8.2 ft/s²)
Vibration Levels - Maximum Whole Body - ISO/TR 25398:2006 Less Than 0.5 m/s² (Less Than 1.6 ft/s²)
Vibration Levels - Seat Transmissibility Factor - ISO 7096:2000 - Spectral Class EM6 Less Than 0.7



Built-in Fuel Savers That Add Up

Premium Comfort

Simplicity and Functionality

The Next Generation

Cruise Control

Smart Technologies

Dig and Go Auto Axle Lock



Booms and Sticks


Ride Control

Work Tool Attachments


Integrated Technologies


Unmatched Visibility

Complete Customer Care

Standard Equipment

  • Alternator, 115A
  • Lighting: – LED light package, including all working lights (compatible with falling object guard). Working lights include cab mounted lights (two front, one rear and one on the counterweight for the rear camera) – Boom working light – Cab interior LED light – Roading lights two front, halogen – Roading lights two LED modules rear
  • Main shut-off switch
  • Maintenance free batteries, heavy duty
  • Signal/warning horn
  • Electrical refueling pump
  • Cat C7.1 engine with ACERT Technology Tier 4 Final compliant
  • Aftertreatment technologies including the Cat Emission Module (Cat EM) package
  • Automatic Engine Speed Control (AESC), including one touch low idle
  • Engine Idle Shutdown (EIS)
  • Power mode selector
  • Altitude 3000 m (9,842 ft)
  • Automatic starting aid
  • Fuel/water separator with water in fuel switch
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Adjustable hydraulic sensitivity
  • Auxiliary boom and stick lines
  • All Cat XT™-6 ES hoses
  • Anti-drift valves for bucket and tool control/multi-function circuits
  • Basic control circuits: – Medium pressure
    • Two-way, medium pressure circuit, for rotating or tilting of work tools
    – Tool control/multi function
    • One/two-way high pressure for hammer application or opening and closing of a work tool
    – Programmable flow and pressure for up to 10 work tools – selection via monitor – Quick coupler circuit and lines for hydraulic quick coupler – compatible with the Cat Pin Grabber Quick Coupler
  • Boom Lowering Check Valve (BLCV), including overload warning device
  • Heavy lift mode
  • Load-sensing hydraulic system
  • Electric Pump Control (EPC)
  • Separate swing pump
  • Stick Lowering Check Device (SLCV)
  • Stick regeneration circuit
  • ROPS cab structure compliant with 2006/42/EC and tested according to ISO 12117-2:2008
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Air conditioner, heater and defroster with automatic climate control
  • Cigarette lighter (24 volt)
  • Beverage cup/can holder
  • Bolt-on Falling Object Guards (FOGS) capability
  • Bottle holder
  • Bottom mounted intermittent (four speeds) wiping system that covers the upper and lower windshield glass
  • Cameras: – Rear mounted wide angle camera (integrated into the counterweight) display through the cab monitor – Right side wide angle camera, mounted on the cooling hood, displayed on a dedicated large color monitor
  • Coat hook
  • Cruise Control System
  • Fastened seat belt warning signal
  • Floor mat, washable, with storage compartment
  • FM Radio with CD player, speakers and USB port
  • Fully adjustable suspension seat
  • Instrument panel and gauges: – Information and warning messages in local language – Gauges for fuel level, engine coolant, Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and hydraulic oil temperature – Filters/fluids change intervals – Indicators for headlights, turning signal, low fuel, engine dial setting – Clock with 10-day backup battery
  • Interior LED lighting with door switch
  • Joystick pilot operated
  • Laminated upper front windshield
  • Left side console, tiltable, with lock out for all controls
  • Literature holder in right hand side panel
  • Mobile phone holder
  • Parking brake
  • Pin-code, engine start prevention
  • Power supply, 12V-10A
  • Rain protector (Not compatible with the falling objects guards)
  • Rear window, emergency, tempered glass, with hammer
  • Retractable seat belt, integrated into the seat
  • Safety lever, integrated into the left console
  • Sealed cab with positive filtered ventilation
  • Skylight, laminated glass
  • Sliding door windows
  • Steering column, adjustable height and angle
  • Storage area suitable for a lunch box
  • Sunshade for windshield and skylight
  • All wheel drive
  • Automatic axle/brake lock
  • Creeper speed
  • Electronic swing and travel lock
  • Heavy-duty axles, advanced disc brake system and travel motor, adjustable braking force
  • Oscillating front axle, lockable, with remote greasing point
  • Tires, 11.00-20 16 PR, dual
  • Spacer rings for tires
  • Steps with toolbox in undercarriage (left and right)
  • Two-piece drive shaft, extended maintenance intervals (1,000 hours)
  • Two speed hydrostatic transmission
  • Auto-lube, centralized greasing (implement and swing gear)
  • Automatic swing brake
  • Bucket linkage with diverter valve
  • Counterweight, 3500 kg (7,716 lb)
  • Engine emergency shutoff switch
  • Mirrors, wide angle, frame and cab
  • Product Link
  • S·O·SSM sampling valves for engine oil, hydraulic oil and coolant

Optional Equipment

  • Basic control circuits: – Second high pressure
    • Additional two-way, high pressure circuit, for tools requiring a second high or medium pressure function
  • SmartBoom
  • Cat BIO HYDO Advanced HEES biodegradable hydraulic oil
  • Booms: – One-piece boom, 5650 mm (18.6 ft) – VA boom (two piece), 5490 mm (18 ft)
  • Sticks: – 2500 mm (8'2") – 2900 mm (9'6")
  • Back-up alarm with three selectable modes
  • Rotating beacon on cab
  • Joystick steering
  • Seat, adjustable high-back, with vertical and horizontal air-suspension and head rest: – comfort, automatic weight adjustment, mechanical lumbar support, heated – the deluxe seat adds automatic height and weight adjustment, pneumatic lumbar support, premium fabric, heated and cooled
  • Windshield: – One-piece high impact resistant (EN 356 P5A standard) – 70/30 split, openable
  • Mirrors heated, frame and cab
  • High pressure pedal
  • Joystick pattern, changeable
  • Falling Object Guards (top and front)
  • Rear blade only (Parallel blade 2.75 m [9 ft])
  • Front blade/rear outriggers (Parallel blade 2.75 m [9 ft])
  • Front outriggers/rear blade (Parallel blade 2.75 m [9 ft])
  • Front and rear outriggers
  • Travel restraint, for roading with a clamshell
  • Cat Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Cooling protection package for dusty applications (includes fine mesh for enhanced radiator protection and engine air precleaner)
  • Counterweight, 4700 kg (10,362 lb)
  • Ride Control
  • Tires (see "Specifications")
  • Attachments (see "Bucket Specifications and Compatibility" and "Work Tools Matching Guide")
  • Cooling package (kit) with reversible fan and vibrating grill



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