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Compact Wheel Loaders

908M Compact Wheel Loader

  • Net Power
    74 hp
  • Net Power
    74 HP
  • Maximum Gross Power
    74 hp
  • Engine Model
    Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Engine
Net Power
74 hp
Net Power
74 HP
Maximum Gross Power
74 hp
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Rated net power
73 hp
Rated net power
74 hp
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIB emission standards or Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Maximum Gross Power
73.2 HP
Maximum Gross Power
74 HP
Emissions
*The Cat C3.3B DIT engine meets EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Engine Model
Cat® C3.3B DIT*
Maximum Gross Power
74 HP
Rated Net Power
74 HP
Rated Net Power
71.9 HP
Maximum Gross Power
73 HP
Maximum Gross Torque
192 ft·lbf
Maximum Net Torque
191 ft·lbf
Displacement
201 in3
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Note
Net power ratings are tested at the reference conditions for the specified standard.
Note
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.
Note
No derating required up to 3000 m (10,000 ft) altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Note
Flywheel per the SAE reference conditions with the fan at maximum speed.
Note
The Cat C3.3B DIT Tier 4 Final/Stage V uses an active regeneration system which requires no operator interaction under normal conditions.
Bore
3.7 in
Displacement
201 in³
Stroke
4.7 in
Note
Tier 4 Final machines will not be offered or sold into Europe.
Note
Stage V engine available for Europe only.
Note
Tier 4 Final engine will be offered for North America and Japan.
Note
Tier 4 Final machines will not be offered or sold into Europe.
Maximum Gross Power
74 HP
Rated Net Power
72.9 HP
Maximum Gross Power
74.2 HP
Weights
Operating Weight
14032 lb
Operating Weight
14032 lb
Note
Specifications 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 EROPS cab, standard flow hydraulics and skid-steer coupler. – 908M is configured
Note
Specifications 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
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling system
4.4 gal
Fuel tank
20.6 gal
Hydraulic system
19 gal
Engine crankcase
3 gal
Cooling System
4.4 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
20.6 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
19 gal (US)
Transmission
2.9 gal (US)
Axles
N/A
Axles
N/A
Hydraulic tank
12.2 gal
Hydraulic Tank
12.2 gal (US)
Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4 yd3
Rated Bucket Capacity
1.4 yd³
Full Turn Tipping Load
8311 lb
Tipping load
9757 lb
Tipping load
7947 lb
Clearance
8.00 ft
Reach
3.00 ft
Steering articulation angle each direction
39°
Clearance
8 ft
Full Turn Tipping Load
8311 lb
Reach
3 ft
Steering Articulation Angle
39°
Tipping Load
7947 lb
Tipping Load
9757 lb
Loader Hydraulic System
Maximum flow
22 gal/min
Maximum flow
22 gal/min
Maximum flow
33 gal/min
Relief pressure
4496 psi
3rd function maximum working pressure
3408 psi
Maximum Working Pressure
3408 psi
Relief Pressure
2756 psi
3rd Function Maximum Working Pressure
3408 psi
Maximum Flow
22 gal/min
Maximum Flow
33 gal/min
Maximum Flow
22 gal/min
Relief Pressure
4496 psi
Boost Flow Maximum Pressure
3191 psi
Lift Cylinder
3.3 in
Lift Cylinder
2 in
Lift Cylinder
27.5 in
Tilt Cylinder
3.9 in
Tilt Cylinder
2.2 in
Tilt Cylinder
16.4 in
Hydraulic Cycle Time
5.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
1.5 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
2.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
9.6 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
3 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time
2.6 s
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate): Standard Lift – with ISO Coupler
Height
8.67 ft
Height
1.08 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Length
18.42 ft
Reach
2.50 ft
Dig depth
3.9 in
Clearance
8.58 ft
Clearance
10.50 ft
Height
11.17 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Turning radius
14.83 ft
Turning radius
6.75 ft
Machine width
6.50 ft
Dump angle at full lift
45°
Departure angle
33°
Articulation angle
39°
Operating weight
14323 lb
Note
*Vary with bucket.
Note
**Vary with tire.
Note
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.
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With ISO Coupler
Articulation Angle
39°
Clearance
8.58 ft
Clearance
10.5 ft
Departure Angle
33°
Dig Depth
3.9 in
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Height
11.17 ft
Height
1.08 ft
Height
8.67 ft
Length
18.42 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Machine Width
6.5 ft
Note
*Vary with bucket.
Note
**Vary with tire.
Note
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.
Operating Weight
14323 lb
Reach
2.5 ft
Turning Radius
6.75 ft
Turning Radius
14.83 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate): Standard Lift – with SSL Coupler
Height
8.67 ft
Height
1.08 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Length
18.92 ft
Reach
2.83 ft
Dig depth
4.2 in
Clearance
8.17 ft
Clearance
10.50 ft
Height
11.17 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Turning radius
14.83 ft
Turning radius
6.75 ft
Machine width
6.50 ft
Dump angle at full lift
45°
Departure angle
33°
Articulation angle
39°
Operating weight
14319 lb
Note
*Vary with bucket.
Note
**Vary with tire.
Note
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.
Dimensions with Bucket (Approximate) - Standard Lift - With SSL Coupler
Articulation Angle
39°
Clearance
8.17 ft
Clearance
10.5 ft
Departure Angle
33°
Dig Depth
4.2 in
Dump Angle at Full Lift
45°
Height
11.17 ft
Height
1.08 ft
Height
8.67 ft
Length
18.92 ft
Length
7.08 ft
Machine Width
6.5 ft
Note
*Vary with bucket.
Note
**Vary with tire.
Note
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.
Operating Weight
14319 lb
Reach
2.83 ft
Turning Radius
6.75 ft
Turning Radius
14.83 ft
Width
6.75 ft
Width
5.08 ft
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m3 (1.0-2.0 yd3)
Bucket Capacity
0.9 m3-1.5 m3 (1.2 yd3-2.0 yd3)
General Purpose
0.8 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)
Light Material
1.2 m³ (1.6 yd³), 1.5 m³ (2.0 yd³)
Grapple
0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³) heaped
Multi
0.75 m³ (1.0 yd³), 0.9 m³ (1.2 yd³), 1.05 m³ (1.37 yd³)
Note
All 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.
Bucket Capacities
0.75-1.5 m³
Bucket Capacities
1.0-2.0 yd³
Cab
ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994.
ROPS
ROPS: ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II.
FOPS
FOPS: ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note
Cat cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note
The declared dynamic operator Sound Pressure level per ISO 6396:2008*, when the cab is properly installed and maintained, is 75 dB(A). The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditi
Note
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Maximum Net Torque
189 ft·lbf
Steering
Steering Articulation Angle
39°
Steering Cylinder
3.1 in
Steering Cylinder
1.4 in
Steering Cylinder
11.8 in
Nominal Flow
12 gal/min
Maximum Working Pressure
3191 psi
Maximum Steering Torque
42506 ft·lbf
Maximum Steering Torque
31398 ft·lbf
Steering AC Cycle Times
3 s
Number of Steering Wheel Turns
<6 turns
Drive Train
Forward
6 mile/h
Forward
12 mile/h
Forward
22 mile/h
Reverse
6 mile/h
Reverse
12 mile/h
Reverse
22 mile/h
Tires
Option
360/80 R20 TRI2 Nokian
Option
375/75 R20 XZSL Michelin
Option
400/70 R20 XMCL Michelin
Option
400/70 R20 Bibload Michelin
Option
405/70 R20 SPT9 Dunlop
Option
12.5-20 ATU Firestone
Note
Other tire choices available, contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note
In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tires' tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Note
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
  • 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 EU Stage V/U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine.
    • 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
  • 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