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160 Motor Grader

Base Power (1st Gear) – Net

221 HP

165 kW

Operating Weight – Typically Equipped

45547 lb

20660 kg

Blade Width

14 ft

4.2 m

Overview

The Cat® 160/160 AWD (160M3) motor graders deliver power, efficiency, operating finesse and operator comfort to the job. This high-performance machine minimizes emissions with the latest control technologies, without loss of productivity.

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Specifications

Spec Value
Base Power (1st Gear) – Net 221 HP 165 kW
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 Cat® C9.3
Bore 4.5 in 115 mm
Stroke 5.9 in 149 mm
Speed at Rated Power 2,000 rpm 2,000 rpm
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 1st 221 HP 165 kW
Standard Capability 109 °F 43 °C
Torque Rise 39% 39%
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 8th 272 HP 203 kW
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 3rd 241 HP 180 kW
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 4th 252 HP 188 kW
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 2nd 231 HP 172 kW
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 6th 262 HP 195 kW
Maximum Torque – VHP Plus 1000 lb/ft 1355 N·m
VHP Plus Range – Net 165-203 kW (221-272 hp) 165-203 kW (221-272 hp)
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 7th 267 HP 199 kW
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Reverse 1st 221 HP 165 kW
Base Power (1st Gear) – Net – Metric 224 HP 165 kW
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Standard 1,400 rpm 1,400 rpm
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Forward 5th 257 HP 191 kW
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Reverse 2nd 231 HP 172 kW
VHP Plus Range – Net – Metric 165-203 kW (224-276 hp) 165-203 kW (224-276 hp)
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V
VHP Plus – Gear – Net Power – Reverse 3rd-6th 241 HP 180 kW
Displacement 567.5 in³ 9.3 l
Number of Cylinders 6 6
Derating Altitude 10000 ft 3050 m
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Maximum 1,550 rpm 1,550 rpm
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Minimum 500 rpm 500 rpm
High – Ambient Capability 122 °F 50 °C
Spec Value
Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Forward/6 Reverse 8 Forward/6 Reverse
Transmission APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift
Brakes – Service Multiple Oil Disc Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes – Service – Surface Area 3565 in² 23000 cm²
Brakes – Parking Multiple Oil Disc Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes – Secondary Dual Circuit Control Dual Circuit Control
Spec Value
Circuit Type Parallel Parallel
Pump Type Variable Piston Variable Piston
Pump Output 55.5 gal/min 210 l/min
Maximum System Pressure 3503 psi 24150 kPa
Reservoir Tank Capacity 16.9 gal (US) 64 l
Standby Pressure 885 psi 6100 kPa
Spec Value
Top Speed – Forward 29.5 mile/h 47.4 km/h
Top Speed – Reverse 23.3 mile/h 37.4 km/h
Turning Radius – Outside Front Tires 25.59 ft 7.8 m
Steering Range – Left/Right 50° 50°
Articulation Angle – Left/Right 20° 20°
Forward – 1st 2.6 mile/h 4.1 km/h
Forward – 2nd 3.5 mile/h 5.6 km/h
Forward – 3rd 5.1 mile/h 8.1 km/h
Forward – 4th 7 mile/h 11.2 km/h
Forward – 5th 10.8 mile/h 17.4 km/h
Forward – 6th 14.7 mile/h 23.7 km/h
Forward – 7th 20.3 mile/h 32.6 km/h
Forward – 8th 29.5 mile/h 47.4 km/h
Reverse – 1st 2 mile/h 3.3 km/h
Reverse – 2nd 3.8 mile/h 6.1 km/h
Reverse – 3rd 5.5 mile/h 8.8 km/h
Reverse – 4th 8.5 mile/h 13.7 km/h
Reverse – 5th 16 mile/h 25.7 km/h
Reverse – 6th 23.3 mile/h 37.4 km/h
Spec Value
Fuel Capacity 104 gal (US) 394 l
Cooling System 15 gal (US) 57 l
Hydraulic System – Total 26.4 gal (US) 100 l
Hydraulic System – Tank 16.9 gal (US) 64 l
Transmission – Differential – Final Drives 18.5 gal (US) 70 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid 5.8 gal (US) 22 l
Engine Oil 7.9 gal (US) 30 l
Tandem Housing – Each 22.9 gal (US) 87 l
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.13 gal (US) 0.5 l
Circle Drive Housing 1.8 gal (US) 7 l
Spec Value
Drawbar – Width 3 in 76.2 mm
Circle – Diameter 61.1 in 1553 mm
Circle – Blade Beam Thickness 1.6 in 40 mm
Drawbar – Height 6 in 152 mm
Front Frame Structure – Width 12 in 305 mm
Circle – Height 6.3 in 160 mm
Front Frame Structure – Height 12.6 in 321 mm
Drawbar – Thickness 0.5 in 12.7 mm
Front-Top/Bottom Plate – Width 12 in 305 mm
Front-Top/Bottom Plate – Thickness 0.87 in 22 mm
Front Axle – Height to Center 23.5 in 596 mm
Front Axle – Wheel Lean – Left/Right 18° 18°
Front Axle – Total Oscillation per Side 32° 32°
Spec Value
Height 22.5 in 572 mm
Width 8 in 204 mm
Sidewall Thickness – Inner 0.69 in 17.5 mm
Sidewall Thickness – Outer 0.71 in 18 mm
Drive Chain Pitch 2 in 50.8 mm
Wheel Axle Spacing 60 in 1523 mm
Tandem Oscillation – Front Up 15° 15°
Tandem Oscillation – Front Down 25° 25°
Spec Value
Blade Width 14 ft 4.2 m
Moldboard – Height 24 in 610 mm
Moldboard – Thickness 0.87 in 22 mm
Arc Radius 16.3 in 413 mm
Throat Clearance 6.5 in 166 mm
Cutting Edge Width 6 in 152 mm
Cutting Edge Thickness 0.6 in 16 mm
End Bit – Width 6 in 152 mm
End Bit – Thickness 0.6 in 16 mm
Blade Pull – Base GVW 25931 lb 11762 kg
Blade Pull – Maximum GVW 34262 lb 15541 kg
Blade Down Pressure – Base GVW 17004 lb 7713 kg
Blade Down Pressure – Maximum GVW 29308 lb 13294 kg
Moldboard – Blade Width 14 ft 4.2 m
Spec Value
Circle Centershift – Right 28.7 in 728 mm
Circle Centershift – Left 27.4 in 695 mm
Moldboard Sideshift – Right 26 in 660 mm
Moldboard Sideshift – Left 20.1 in 510 mm
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90° 90°
Blade Tip Range – Forward 40° 40°
Blade Tip Range – Backward
Maximum Lift Above Ground 17.8 in 452 mm
Maximum Depth of Cut 29.5 in 750 mm
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Left 82.3 in 2090 mm
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Right 89.7 in 2278 mm
Spec Value
Ripping Depth – Maximum 16.8 in 426 mm
Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21 in 533 mm
Ripper Shank Holders 5 5
Penetration Force 20812 lb 9440 kg
Pry-Out Force 28493 lb 12924 kg
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 40.6 in 1031 mm
Spec Value
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth – Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6 in 116 mm
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth – Scarifying Depth, Maximum 18.4 in 467 mm
Mid, V-Type – Working Width 46.6 in 1184 mm
Rear – Scarifying Depth, Maximum 16.8 in 426 mm
Front, V-Type – Working Width 47.4 in 1205 mm
Mid, V-Type – Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6 in 116 mm
Mid, V-Type – Scarifying Depth, Maximum 11.5 in 292 mm
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth – Scarifier Shank Holders 5/11 5/11
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth – Working Width 40.6 in 1031 mm
Mid, V-Type – Scarifier Shank Holders 11 11
Rear – Working Width 84 in 2133 mm
Rear – Scarifier Shank Holders 9 9
Rear – Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5 in 267 mm
Spec Value
Operating Weight – Typically Equipped 45547 lb 20660 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Rear Axle 38069 lb 17268 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Front Axle 9907 lb 4494 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Rear Axle 28812 lb 13069 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Total 55144 lb 25013 kg
Operating Weight – Typically Equipped – Front Axle 13237 lb 6004 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Total 38719 lb 17563 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Front Axle 17075 lb 7745 kg
Operating Weight – Typically Equipped – Total 45547 lb 20660 kg
Operating Weight – Typically Equipped – Rear Axle 32310 lb 14656 kg
Spec Value
Height – Top of Cab 130 in 3308 mm
Length – Counterweight to Ripper 399 in 10136 mm
Width – Outside Front Tires 98.9 in 2511 mm
Length – Front Axle to Mid Tandem 241 in 6123 mm
Length – Front Tire to Rear of Machine 351 in 8912 mm
Length – Front Axle to Moldboard 100 in 2552 mm
Length – Between Tandem Axles 60 in 1523 mm
Width – Outside Rear Tires 98.9 in 2511 mm
Width – Tire Center Lines 84.3 in 2140 mm
Height – Front Axle Center 23.5 in 596 mm
Height – Exhaust Stack 128 in 3256 mm
Height – Top of Cylinders 120 in 3040 mm
Ground Clearance – Rear Axle 13.3 in 339 mm
Spec Value
Brakes ISO 3450 ISO 3450
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471; ISO 3499 ISO 3471; ISO 3499
Steering ISO 5010 ISO 5010
Sound ISO 6394; ISO 6395 ISO 6394; ISO 6395
Spec Value
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.

Standard Equipment

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 U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V 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 cm¬≥ (6 in¬≥)
  • 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

Optional Equipment

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
  • 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

  • All Wheel Drive
  • 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.
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