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160M3 AWD Motor Grader Specifications
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 221 HP
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Bore 4.5 in

Engine

Base Power (1st Gear) - Net
221 HP
Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Bore
4.5 in
Bore
4.5 in
Stroke
5.9 in
Stroke
5.9 in
Speed at Rated Power
2,000 rpm
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard
1,400 rpm
Maximum Torque (VHP Plus)
1000.0 lb ft
Standard Capability
109.0 ° F
Torque Rise
39%
VHP Plus Range - Net
165-203 kW (221-272 hp)
VHP Plus Range - Net (Metric)
165-203 kW (224-276 hp)
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 1st
221.0 hp
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 2nd
231.0 hp
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 3rd
241.0 hp
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 4th
252.0 hp
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 5th
257.0 hp
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 6th
262.0 hp
VHP Plus: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 7th
267.0 hp
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 1st
231 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 2nd
241 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 3rd
252 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 4th
257 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 5th
262 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 6th
267 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 7th
272 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 8th
272 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 1st
221 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 2nd
231 HP
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 3rd-6th
241 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 1st
241 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 2nd
262 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 3rd
267 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 4th
272 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 5th
293 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 6th
293 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 7th
293 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 8th
293 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 1st
221 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 2nd
231 HP
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 3rd-6th
241 HP
AWD Range - Net
172-219 kW (231-293 hp)
AWD Range - Net - Metric
172-219 kW (234-298 hp)
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric
224 HP
Maximum Torque - AWD On
1079 lb/ft
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 8th
272 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 1st
221 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 2nd
231 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 3rd-6th
241 HP
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard
1,400 rpm
Maximum Torque - VHP Plus
1000 lb/ft
Standard Capability
109 °F
Torque Rise
39%
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 1st
221 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 2nd
231 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 3rd
241 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 4th
252 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 5th
257 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 6th
262 HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 7th
267 HP
VHP Plus Range - Net
165-203 kW (221-272 hp)
VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric
165-203 kW (224-276 hp)
Displacement
567.5 in3
Displacement
567.5 in³
Number of Cylinders
6
Number of Cylinders
6
Derating Altitude
10000.0 ft
Derating Altitude
10000 ft
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum
1,550 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum
1,550 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum
500 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum
500 rpm
High Ambient Capability
122.0 ° F
High - Ambient Capability
122 °F

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears
8 Forward/6 Reverse
Transmission
APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift
Brakes - Service
Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes - Service, Surface Area
3565.0 in2
Brakes - Service - Surface Area
3565 in²
Brakes - Parking
Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes - Secondary
Dual Circuit Control

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type
Parallel
Pump Type
Variable Piston
Pump Output
55.5 gal/min
Pump Output
55.5 gal/min
Maximum System Pressure
3503 psi
Reservoir Tank Capacity
16.9 gal (US)
Standby Pressure
885.0 psi
Standby Pressure
885 psi

Operating Specifications

Top Speed - Forward
29.5 mile/h
Top Speed - Reverse
23.3 mile/h
Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires
25.59 ft
Steering Range - Left/Right
50°
Articulation Angle - Left/Right
20°
Forward - 1st
2.6 mile/h
Forward - 2nd
3.5 mile/h
Forward - 3rd
5.1 mile/h
Forward - 4th
7 mile/h
Forward - 5th
10.8 mile/h
Forward - 6th
14.7 mile/h
Forward - 7th
20.3 mile/h
Forward - 8th
29.5 mile/h
Reverse - 1st
2 mile/h
Reverse - 2nd
3.8 mile/h
Reverse - 3rd
5.5 mile/h
Reverse - 4th
8.5 mile/h
Reverse - 5th
16 mile/h
Reverse - 6th
23.3 mile/h

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity
104 gal (US)
Cooling System
15 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Total
26.4 gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank
16.9 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
5.8 gal
Transmission - Differential - Final Drives
18.5 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
5.8 gal (US)
Engine Oil
7.9 gal (US)
Tandem Housing - Each
22.9 gal (US)
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing
0.13 gal (US)
Circle Drive Housing
1.8 gal (US)

Frame

Drawbar - Width
3 in
Circle - Diameter
61.1 in
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness
1.6 in
Drawbar - Height
6 in
Circle - Height
6.3 in
Front Frame Structure - Height
12.6 in
Front Frame Structure - Width
12 in
Circle - Height
6.3 in
Drawbar - Thickness
0.5 in
Drawbar - Thickness
0.5 in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width
12.0 in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width
12 in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness
0.87 in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness
0.87 in
Front Axle - Height to Center
23.5 in
Front Axle - Wheel Lean, Left/Right
18°
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right
18°
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side
32°

Tandems

Height
22.5 in
Width
8 in
Sidewall Thickness - Inner
0.69 in
Sidewall Thickness - Outer
0.71 in
Drive Chain Pitch
2 in
Wheel Axle Spacing
60 in
Tandem Oscillation - Front Up
15°
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down
25°

Moldboard

Blade Width
14 ft
Moldboard - Height
24.0 in
Moldboard - Height
24 in
Moldboard - Thickness
0.87 in
Moldboard - Thickness
0.87 in
Arc Radius
16.3 in
Throat Clearance
6.5 in
Cutting Edge Width
6 in
Cutting Edge Thickness
0.6 in
End Bit - Width
6 in
End Bit - Thickness
0.6 in
Blade Pull - Base GVW (AWD)
36817.0 lb
Blade Pull - Base GVW - AWD
36817 lb
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW (AWD)
49630.0 lb
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW - AWD
49630 lb
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW (AWD)
18935.0 lb
Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW (AWD)
29308.0 lb
Moldboard - Blade Width
14.0 ft
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW - AWD
18935 lb
Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW - AWD
29308 lb
Moldboard - Blade Width
14 ft

Blade Range

Circle Centershift - Right
28.7 in
Circle Centershift - Left
27.4 in
Moldboard Sideshift - Right
26 in
Moldboard Sideshift - Left
20.1 in
Maximum Blade Position Angle
90°
Blade Tip Range - Forward
40°
Blade Tip Range - Backward
Maximum Lift Above Ground
17.8 in
Maximum Depth of Cut
29.5 in
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right
89.7 in
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left
82.3 in

Ripper

Ripper Shank Holder Spacing
21.0 in
Ripping Depth - Maximum
16.8 in
Ripper Shank Holder Spacing
21 in
Ripper Shank Holders
5
Penetration Force
20812 lb
Pry-Out Force
28493 lb
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised
40.6 in

Scarifier

Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
4.6 in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
11.5 in
Mid, V-Type - Working Width
46.6 in
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
16.8 in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
4.6 in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holders
5/11
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
18.4 in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width
40.6 in
Front, V-Type - Working Width
47.4 in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders
11
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
4.6 in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
11.5 in
Mid, V-Type - Working Width
46.6 in
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum
16.8 in
Rear - Working Width
84.0 in
Rear - Working Width
84 in
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders
9
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
10.5 in
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing
10.5 in

Weights

Operating Weight - Typically Equipped
47514 lb

Weights - AWD

Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle
11033.0 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle
29875.0 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total
40908.0 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle
17075.0 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle
38069.0 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total
55144.0 lb
Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Front Axle
14289.0 lb
Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Rear Axle
33225.0 lb
Operating Weight, Typically Equipped - Total
47514.0 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle
11033 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle
29875 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total
40908 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle
17075 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle
38069 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total
55144 lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle
14289 lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle
33225 lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Total
47514 lb

Dimensions

Height - Top of Cab
130.0 in
Height - Top of Cab
130 in
Length - Counterweight to Ripper
399.0 in
Length - Counterweight to Ripper
399 in
Width - Outside Front Tires
98.9 in
Width - Outside Front Tires
98.9 in
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem
241.0 in
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem
241 in
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine
351.0 in
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine
351 in
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard
100.0 in
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard
100 in
Length - Between Tandem Axles
60.0 in
Length - Between Tandem Axles
60 in
Width - Outside Rear Tires
98.9 in
Width - Outside Rear Tires
98.9 in
Width - Tire Center Lines
84.3 in
Width - Tire Center Lines
84.3 in
Height - Front Axle Center
23.5 in
Height - Front Axle Center
23.5 in
Height to Exhaust Stack
128.0 in
Height - Exhaust Stack
128 in
Height to Top of Cylinders
120.0 in
Height - Top of Cylinders
120 in
Ground Clearance at Rear Axle
13.3 in
Ground Clearance - Rear Axle
13.3 in

Standards

Brakes
ISO 3450
ROPS/FOPS
ISO 3471; ISO 3499
Sound
ISO 6394; ISO 6395
Steering
ISO 5010
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Air cleaner, dual stage, dry type, diesel, with automatic engine derate and automatic dust ejector, service indicator through Cat Messenger
    • Air-to-air after cooler (ATAAC)
    • Belt, serpentine, automatic tensioner
    • Brakes, oil disc, four-wheel, hydraulic
    • Demand fan, hydraulic, swing-out
    • Diesel exhaust fluid tank, 22.0 L (5.8 gal) ground level access, and sediment drain
    • Differential Lock/Unlock, Automatic
    • Drain, engine oil, ecology
    • Economy mode
    • Electronic over speed protection
    • Engine, C9.3 with ACERT Technology, U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards
    • Fuel tank, 394 L (104 gal), ground level access and sediment drain
    • Parking brake - multi-disc, sealed, oil-cooled
    • Priming pump, fuel
    • Rear axle, modular
    • Sediment drain, fuel tank
    • Tandem drive
    • Transmission, 8F/6R, powershift, direct drive, Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Strategy (APECS)
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alarm, back up
    • Alternator, 150 ampere, sealed
    • Batteries, maintenance free, heavy duty, 1125 CCA
    • Breaker panel, ground accessible
    • Cab harness and electrical hydraulic valves
    • Electrical system, 24V
    • Grade Control Ready - Cab harness, software, electrical hydraulic valves, bosses and brackets
    • Lights, roof-mounted roading, reversing, LED stop and tail
    • Product Link
    • Starter, electric
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Accelerator
    • Air conditioning with heater
    • Arm and wrist rest, electronically adjustable
    • Articulation, automatic Return-to-Center
    • Cat Messenger operator information system
    • Centershift pin indicator
    • Coat hook
    • Cup holder
    • Display, digital speed and gear
    • Doors, left and right side with wiper
    • Gauge, machine level
    • Gauge cluster (analog) - fuel, articulation, engine coolant temp, engine RPM, hydraulic oil temp, regen, DEF
    • Hour meter, digital
    • Joystick hydraulic controls right/left blade lift with float position, circle drive, blade sideshift and tip, centershift, front wheel lean, articulation and power steering
    • Joystick, adjustable armrests
    • Joystick gear selection
    • Joystick hydraulic power steering
    • Ladders, cab, left and right side
    • Lights, night time cab
    • Mirror, inside rearview, wide angle
    • Power port, 12V
    • Radio Ready, Entertainment
    • ROPS cab, sound suppressed 70 dB(A)
    • Seat, cloth-covered, comfort suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
    • Storage area for cooler/lunchbox
    • Throttle control, electronic
    • Windows, laminated glass: - fixed front with intermittent wiper - door with intermittent wipers (3)
    • Windows: tempered: - left and right side wipers - rear and intermittent wiper
  • FLUIDS
    • Antifreeze
    • Extended Life Coolant to -35° C (-30° F)
  • TIRES, RIMS AND WHEELS
    • Partial allowance for tires on 254 × 607 mm (10 × 24 in) multi-piece rims is included in the base machine price and weight
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • Accumulators, brake, dual certified
    • Anti-glare paint
    • Bumper, rear, integrated with hitch
    • CD ROM Parts Book
    • Clutch, circle drive slip
    • Cutting edges: - 152 × 16 mm (6 × 5/8 in) - curved DH-2 steel - 19 mm (3/4 in) mounting bolts
    • Doors (3), engine compartment, locking
    • Drawbar - 6 shoes, replaceable wear strips
    • Electrical hydraulic valves, hydraulic lines for base 8 functions
    • Endbits: - 16 mm (5/8 in) DH-2 steel - 19 mm (3/4 in) mounting bolts
    • Fluid check, ground level
    • Frame, articulated, with safety lock
    • Ground level engine shutdown
    • Hammer (emergency exit)
    • Horn, electric
    • Hydraulic lines for base functions
    • Lockout, hydraulic implement (for roading and servicing)
    • Moldboard
    • Mounting, cab roof accessories
    • Pump, hydraulic, high capacity, 98 cm³ (6 in³)
    • Radiator, cleanout access (both sides with swing doors)
    • Secondary steering
    • Serviceability, LH side
    • S·O·S℠ ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
    • Tandem walkway/guards
    • Tool box
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alternator, 280 ampere
    • Batteries: extreme duty, 1,400 CCA
    • Lights: Headlights, high
    • Lights: Headlights, low
    • Lights: Working lights, basic
    • Lights: Working lights, plus, LED
    • Lights: Warning: beacon or strobe
    • Lights: Mounting for warning light
  • GUARDS
    • Articulation guard
    • Fenders, front, AWD
    • Fenders, rear
    • Front axle guard
    • Sound suppression (bottom)
    • Sound suppression (enclosure)
    • Transmission
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Mirrors, outside: heated 24V
    • Mirrors, outside: mounted
    • Comfort Plus Arrangement
    • Comfort Premium Arrangement
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Precleaner, snow
    • Starter, extreme duty, 1,000 Amps
    • Transmission, autoshift
  • OTHER ATTACHMENTS
    • AccuGrade ARO
    • Integrated cross slope
    • Accumulators, blade lift
    • Camera, rearview
    • Cat Product Link 321SR
    • Cat Product Link 522
    • Drain, ecology, engine Wiggins
    • Heater, engine coolant: 120V
    • Heater, engine coolant: 240V
    • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available for rear ripper, dozer, snow plow and snow wing.
    • Snow wing mounting, frame ready
    • Starting aid, ether
    • Reversing fan, automatic or manual
  • WORK TOOLS/G.E.T.
    • Blade extension, left hand, 610 mm (2 ft)
    • Blade extension, right hand, 610 mm (2 ft)
    • Counterweight
    • Cutting edges, curved
    • Endbits, overlay
    • Front lift group, mounting
    • Front lift group, mechanical
    • Grader bit, narrow and super penetration
    • Mid-Mount Scarifier, Package
    • Moldboard: 4267 mm × 610 mm × 22 mm (14 ft × 24 in × 7/8 in)
    • Moldboard: 4267 mm × 686 mm × 25 mm (14 ft × 27 in × 1 in)
    • Moldboard: 4877 mm × 686 mm × 25 mm (16 ft × 27 in × 1 in)
    • Push plate
    • Ripper, rear
    • Ripper tooth
    • Scarifier, front
    • Snow Arrangement
    • Snow Wing Ready Package
    • Tow hitch
  • MACHINE ARRANGEMENTS
    • Canadian Arrangement
    • European Arrangement
    • TUV Roading Arrangement
  • OPTIONAL TIRE ARRANGEMENTS
    • Rim Size - 9 × 24; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 14.0R24
    • Rim Size - 13 × 25; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 17.5R25
    • Rim Size - 10 × 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 14.0R24
    • Rim Size - 10 × 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 14.0-24
    • Rim Size - 14 × 25; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 17.5R25
    • Rim Size - 14 × 25; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 17.5-25
    • Note: Consult your dealer for individual tire width, size and brand.