New | 908M Compact Wheel Loader

The Cat® 908M Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. On-the-go operator tuned hydraulics and drive train adjust the machine's response to the task at hand. Low sound levels, large spacious cab and intuitive controls keep you working comfortably all day long.

Engine
Net Power74 HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J134973 HP
Engine ModelCat® C3.3B DIT*
Emissions*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V (Europe only) or U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (North America only) emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 1439673 HP
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J199574 HP
Rated Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/126974 HP
Maximum Gross Power73 HP
Note (6)Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Note (3)No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Note (5)The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Maximum Gross Power - DIN ISO 1439674 HP
Note (2)Net power shown is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, diesel exhaust filter, and fan at minimum speed.
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249 (1977)/EEC 80/1269191 ft·lbf
Displacement201 in³
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396192 ft·lbf
Stroke4.7 in
Bore3.7 in
Note (4)Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note (1)Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Weights
Operating Weight14032 lb
NoteSpecifications shown are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires, full fuel, comfort ROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. The 908M is configured with a 1.1 m³ (1.44 yd³) bucket with bolt-on cutting edge.
Service Refill Capacities
Engine Crankcase3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank20.6 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank19 gal (US)
Cooling System4.4 gal (US)
Axles - FrontN/A
Axles - RearN/A
Transmission - Gear Box2.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank12.2 gal (US)
Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity1.4 yd³
Reach - Full Lift and 45° Dump3 ft
Full Turn Tipping Load8311 lb
Tipping Load - Full Turn - ISO 14397-17947 lb
Clearance - Full Lift and 45° Dump8 ft
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction39°
Tipping Load - Straight - ISO 14397-19757 lb
Loader Hydraulic System
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump22 gal/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Rod2756 psi
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function Standard Flow22 gal/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder Head4496 psi
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure3408 psi
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - Auxiliary Function High Flow33 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump3408 psi
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift9.6 s
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke16.4 in
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter3.3 in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height3 s
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter2.2 in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.6 s
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke27.5 in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Dump, at Maximum Lift Height1.5 s
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure3191 psi
Lift Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter2 in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,000 rpm - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level2.6 s
Tilt Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter3.9 in
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Total Cycle Time9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - 1,800 rpm - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift5.5 s
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler
Length - Wheel Base7.08 ft
Width - Tread Center5.08 ft
Departure Angle33°
Operating Weight14323 lb
Height - Ground to Cab**8.67 ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°*2.5 ft
Clearance - Level Bucket**10.5 ft
Length - Overall*18.42 ft
Machine Width6.5 ft
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires6.75 ft
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *8.58 ft
Width - Bucket6.75 ft
Note (3)Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Height - Ground Clearance**1.08 ft
Note (1)*Vary with bucket.
Dump Angle at Full Lift45°
Height - Bucket Pin**11.17 ft
Note (2)**Vary with tire.
Articulation Angle39°
Dig Depth**3.9 in
Turning Radius - Over Bucket14.83 ft
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler
Operating Weight14319 lb
Machine Width6.5 ft
Length - Overall*18.92 ft
Height - Ground Clearance**1.08 ft
Width - Tread Center5.08 ft
Clearance - Level Bucket**10.5 ft
Articulation Angle39°
Turning Radius - Inside of Tires6.75 ft
Length - Wheel Base7.08 ft
Departure Angle33°
Note (1)*Vary with bucket.
Clearance - Bucket at 45° *8.17 ft
Height - Ground to Cab**8.67 ft
Reach - Bucket at 45°*2.83 ft
Note (2)**Vary with tire.
Turning Radius - Over Bucket14.83 ft
Dig Depth**4.2 in
Dump Angle at Full Lift45°
Note (3)Dimensions listed are for a machine configured with general purpose buckets, bolt-on cutting edges, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, no air conditioner and Dunlop 405/70 SPT9 tires.
Height - Bucket Pin**11.17 ft
Width - Bucket6.75 ft
Buckets
Bucket Capacities0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
NoteAll capacities are applicable for each model. Bucket selection must be made with an understanding of the material density and application to ensure machine stability is maintained within the tipping loads stated per model and configuration.
General Purpose0.8 m³ (1 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.0 m³ (1.3 yd³), 1.1 m³ (1.4 yd³), 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Grapple0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
Multi-Purpose0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Light Material1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Cab
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.
FOPSSAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
Note (2)When properly installed and maintained, the cab offered by Caterpillar, when tested with doors, and windows closed as per work cycle procedures specified in ISO 6395 2008, results in operator sound exposure Leq (Equivalent sound pressure level) of 66 dB(A) typical.
Note (1)Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Drive Train
Reverse - High Range22 mile/h
Forward - High Range22 mile/h
Reverse - Range 16 mile/h
Forward - Range 212 mile/h
Reverse - Range 212 mile/h
Forward - Range 16 mile/h
Steering
Nominal Flow - Steering Pump12 gal/min
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Rod Diameter1.4 in
Steering AC Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - 2,620 rpm3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left<6 turns
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction39°
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Bore Diameter3.1 in
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump3191 psi
Maximum Steering Torque - 0° (Straight Machine)42506 ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque - 39° (Full Turn)31398 ft·lbf
Steering Cylinder, Double Acting - Stroke11.8 in
Tires
Option (1)360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Option (5)405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Note (2)In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note (1)Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Option (4)400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Note (3)Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Option (3)400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Option (6)12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Option (2)375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349189 ft·lbf

An Electronically Controlled Hydrostatic Transmission Provides Adjustable Power To The Ground And Superb Groundspeed Control For Fast Digging Cycles And The Flexibility To Efficiently Perform A Multitude Of Tasks Along With High, Full Turn Tipping Loads And Breakout Forces, The M Series Delivers A Solution For All Customer Applications.

State Of The Art Electro-Hydraulic System Provides Low Effort, Fine Control With Fast Cycle Times. The All-In-One Joystick Helps Keep Eyes On The Work. Machine Responsiveness Can Be Adjusted With The Push Of A Button, Which Allows You To Set Up The Machine Exactly The Way You Want It Based On The Application.

  • low Effort, Responsive Joystick Includes Forward/Neutral/Reverse Switch, Optional Diff Lock, Continuous Flow Triggers With Proportional, Third Function Hydraulics.
  • easy Access To The Cab With Ergonomically Placed Grab Rails, Steps And Large Platform.
  • superb Visibility To The Work Tool Due To The Wide Windshield And Optimized Z-Bar Loader.
  • low Sound Levels.
  • optional Air Conditioning With Defrost/Demist.
  • optional Heated, Air Suspension Seat With Lumbar And Seat Back Tilt Adjustment.

The Cat® Optimized Z-Bar Loader Combines The Digging Efficiency Of A Traditional Z-Bar With Tool Carrying Capabilities For Great Performance And Versatility.

  • Parallel Lift And High Tilt Forces Throughout The Working Range Help You Safely And Confidently Handle Loads With Precise Control.
  • linkage Features Excellent Visibility To The Bucket Cutting Edge And Fork Tips.

Standard Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
  • 18° frame oscillation, 78° articulation
  • Demand based cooling fan
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • Loader arm float function
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph) with heavy duty axles
  • Transmission inching function
ENGINE
  • Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V (Europe only) or Tier 4 Final (North America only) emission standards
  • Cat extended life coolant
  • Closed circuit breather
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • ECO mode
  • Engine oil drain valve (non-spill ECO drain)
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
ELECTRICAL
  • Alternator 90 amp
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Cab mounted fuse panel
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnosis (Cat Electronic Technician™)
  • Reversing alarm
GENERAL
  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling S·O·SSM ports
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Adjustable internal mirror
  • Adjustable wrist rest
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • Cup holder
  • Digital service hour meter
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Gauges: fuel hydraulic temperature, coolant temperature, speedometer
  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • On board digital display cluster
  • Operator station on isolation mounts
  • Retractable seat belt
  • ROPS and FOPS certified canopy/cab
  • Sound suppression
  • Sun visor
  • Suspended brake/accelerator pedals
  • Suspension seat
  • Two doors (enclosed cab)
  • Two external knock back mirrors
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Wiper/washer front and rear (enclosed cab)
  • Warnings: master, park brake, hydraulic oil pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temp, electrical system, hydraulic filter bypass

Optional Equipment

TRANSMISSION AND HYDRAULICS
  • 100% differential lock on both axles, selectable on the move
  • Adjustable speed control (creeper control)
  • Adjustable high stat response settings
  • Electronic throttle lock
  • Ride control
  • Rimpull control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering
ENGINE
  • Engine block heater 120V
  • Precleaner for engine air filter
ELECTRICAL
  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Magnetic rotating beacon
  • Halogen working lights, two front and two rear
  • LED working lights, two front and two rear
  • Work tool wiring harness
GENERAL
  • Custom color
  • Rear light guards
  • Tire options including heavy duty tires
FLUIDS
  • Cat extended life coolant (–50° C/–58° F)
LOADER
  • Adjustable implement modulation
  • High flow auxiliary hydraulics with pressure relieving quick disconnect manifold
  • Load check valves
  • Return To Dig tool positioner
WORK TOOLS
  • For all work tool options, consult your local Cat dealer
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Air conditioning
  • Cabin light
  • Cat Radio/FM/DAB+/Bluetooth/Aux/Mic/Phone/USB
  • Comfort cab includes: cloth suspension seat, heated rear window, sliding left window and radio ready
  • Open canopy: fixed steering column, coat hook, sun visor (North America only)
  • Deluxe cab includes: Comfort cab options plus heated cloth air suspension seat with lumbar support and right sliding window
  • Heated rear window (enclosed cab)
  • Heater with window side and feet vents (enclosed cab)
  • Radio ready kit including speakers (enclosed cab)
  • Rear blind

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