New | 120M AWD Motor Grader

The Cat® 120M AWD Motor Grader is designed to help you get more work done in less time. Unprecedented operator comfort and ease of service help to maximize your return on investment.

Base Power (1st gear) - Net138 hp
Engine ModelCat C6.6 ACERT™
Bore4.13 in
Stroke5.0 in
Speed @ Rated Power2,000 rpm
Base Power (1st gear) – Net (Metric)140 hp
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent
Maximum Torque (AWD On)710 lbf-ft
Torque Rise (VHP Plus)40%
VHP Plus Range – Net103-136 kW (138-182 hp)
VHP Plus Range – Net (Metric)103-136 kW (140-185 hp)
Displacement403 in3
Number of Cylinders6
Derating Altitude11500 ft
High Ambient Fan Speed – Maximum1,650 rpm
High Ambient Fan Speed – Minimum600 rpm
High Ambient Capability122 ° F
Standard Fan Speed – Maximum1,150 rpm
Standard Fan Speed – Minimum600 rpm
NoteNo engine derating required up to 3048 m (10,000 ft).
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped40565 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base: Total35783 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base: Front Axle9303 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base: Rear Axle26479 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum: Total48601 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum: Front Axle15077 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum: Rear Axle33523 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped: Total40565 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped: Front Axle11221 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped: Rear Axle29343 lb
Blade Width12 ft
Moldboard – Height24.0 in
Arc Radius16.3 in
Throat Clearance5.2 in
Moldboard – Width12 ft
Circle – Diameter60.2 in
Drawbar – Height6.0 in
Drawbar – Width3.0 in
Front Frame Structure – Height11.0 in
Front Frame Structure – Width10.0 in
Front Axle – Wheel Lean, Left/Right18°
Front Axle – Total Oscillation per Side32°
Blade Range
Circle Centershift – Right25.8 in
Circle Centershift – Left25.8 in
Moldboard Sideshift – Right26.0 in
Moldboard Sideshift – Left20.1 in
Blade Tip Range – Forward40°
Blade Tip Range – Backward
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Right75.0 in
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Left68.6 in
Maximum Lift Above Ground16.8 in
Maximum Depth of Cut28.3 in

  • programmable Autoshift Option Simplifies Operation By Allowing Transmission To Be Programmed To Shift At Optimal Points To Match Application.
  • power Shift Countershaft Transmission Matches To Engine, Maximizing Power To The Ground.
  • electronic Throttle Control Helps Improve Productivity By Providing Best Match Of Horsepower And Torque For Application Demands.

  • aggressive Blade Angle, Optimized Moldboard Curvature And Large Throat Clearance Allow Material To Roll More Freely Along Blade, Increasing Efficiency.
  • hydraulic Demand Fan Automatically Adjusts Speed According To Cooling Requirements Resulting In More Power To The Ground And Improved Fuel Efficiency.
  • engine Idle Shutdown Is Available To Shut Down Engine After A Set Period Of Time Saving Fuel And Helping Reduce Emissions.

  • selectable Blade Lift Modes – Fine, Normal, Or Coarse – Allow You To Choose The Blade Lift Modulation Mode That Best Fits Your Application Or Operating Style.
  • joystick Controls With Electronically Adjustable Control Pods Reduce Hand And Arm Movement By 78%, Helping Reduce Operator Fatigue.
  • left Joystick Controls Steering, Articulation, Return-to-center, Wheel Lean, Gear Selection, Left Moldboard Lift Cylinder And Float.
  • right Joystick Controls Drawbar, Circle And Moldboard Functions As Well As Electronic Throttle Control And Manual Differential Lock/unlock.
  • articulation Return-to-center Automatically Returns Machine To A Straight Frame Position From Any Angle With The Touch Of A Button.

  • angled Cab Doors, Tapered Engine Enclosure And Sloped Rear Window Increase Visibility.
  • optional Rear Vision Camera Enhances Sight To Rear Of Machine.

  • convenient Access From The Top Of The Circle To The Patented Top-adjust Wear Strips And Inserts Make Them Easy To Add Or Replace.
  • shimless Moldboard Retention System Uses Vertical And Horizontal Adjusting Screws To Keep Moldboard Wear Strips Aligned For Reduced Blade Chatter And Precise Blade Control.

  • control Pods Can Be Adjusted Electronically, Making It Easy To Set To Ideal Operating Position.
  • standard Cat Comfort Series Suspension Seat Is Fully Adjustable.
  • high Capacity Heating, Ventilation, And Air Conditioning (hvac) System Dehumidifies And Pressurizes Cab, Sealing Out Dust, And Helps Keep Windows Clear.

  • shuttle Shift Allows Smooth, Fast Direction Shifts Without Requiring You To Manipulate The Throttle Or Inching Pedal.
  • cat Product Link™ Aids Your Equipment Management With Remote Monitoring Capabilities.
  • optional Stable Blade Improves Grading Precision By Decreasing Engine Speed At 15 Percent Intervals When Machine Bounce Is Detected Then Increases Engine Rpm Systematically When Grader Stabilizes.
  • optional Auto Articulation Allows You To Articulate Automatically While Steering In Tight Spaces Or Around Curves, Obstacles, And Turnarounds.
  • optional Cat Grade With Cross Slope Helps Maintain Desired Cross Slope By Automatically Controlling One Side Of The Blade.
  • optional Cat Accugrade™ Uses Positioning And Guidance Technologies, Machine Sensors, And Automatic Blade Control To Help Get To Grade Faster, Easier And More Efficiently.
  • optional Cat Advanced Control Joysticks Allow You To Control Automated Grading Solutions Efficiently And Safely Without Removing Your Hands From The Joysticks.



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