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918M Compact Wheel Loader

Overview

Introducing the all new Cat 918M Compact Wheel Loader. This new model to the compact loader family features the Optimized Z-bar Loader Linkgage to handle loads with precise control, all around visibility from the comfort of the heated, air suspension seat inside the cab, as well as the standard fuel savings Eco Mode. The intuitive controls and compact size of this machine make it quick and easy to operate in tight spaces. Indispensible to any jobsite, the 918M is a powerful fuel efficient machine giving you the best value in its size class.

918M Compact Wheel Loader - Specifications

Engine
Maximum Gross Power
115 HP
86 kW
Net Power
113 HP
84 kW
Bore
4.13 in
105 mm
Stroke
5 in
127 mm
Displacement
268 in³
4.4 l
Maximum Gross Power - DIN ISO 14396
117 HP
86 kW
Note
Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel plus front drive implement pump when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
Maximum Gross Torque - SAE J1995
372 ft·lbf
504 N·m
Rated Net Power - DIN ISO 14396
114 HP
84 kW
Rated Net Power - ISO 9249
113 HP
84 kW
Engine Model
Cat® C4.4
Rated Net Power - SAE J1349
112 HP
83 kW
Maximum Gross Power - Maximum Engine Speed
2350 r/min
2350 r/min
Rated Net Power - Rated Engine Speed
2200 r/min
2200 r/min
Maximum Gross Power - SAE J1995
117 HP
87 kW
Maximum Gross Power - ISO 14396
115 HP
86 kW
Maximum Gross Torque - ISO 14396
369 ft·lbf
500 N·m
Emissions
Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.
Weights
Operating Weight
21082 lb
9565 kg
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
Bucket Capacities - General Purpose
1.3-1.9 m³ (1.7-2.5 yd³)
Service Refill Capacities
Transmission
0.9 gal (US)
3.4 l
Hydraulic Tank
14.5 gal (US)
55 l
Note
DEF used in Cat Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1.
Axles - Rear
4.5 gal (US)
17 l
Engine Crankcase
2.3 gal (US)
8.8 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
25.9 gal (US)
98 l
Fuel Tank
40.7 gal (US)
154 l
Cooling System
5.7 gal (US)
21.5 l
Axles - Front
4.5 gal (US)
17 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal (US)
18.9 l
Cab
ROPS
SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994
FOPS
SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98, Level II, ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Note (4)
*The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed.
Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2)
The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008*, when properly installed and maintained, is 77 dB(A).
Note (3)
The labelled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC is 103 dB(A).
Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Maximum Net Torque - SAE J1349
361 ft·lbf
490 N·m
Maximum Net Torque - ISO 9249
365 ft·lbf
495 N·m
Steering
Maximum Flow - Steering Pump
21.7 gal/min
82 l/min
Maximum Working Pressure - Steering Pump
3190 psi
22000 kPa
Steering Articulation Angle - Each Direction
40 °
40 °
Number of Steering Wheel Turns - Full Left to Full Right or Full Right to Full Left
3.4 turns
3.4 turns
Steering Cycle Times - Full Left to Full Right - At 2,350 rpm: 90 rpm Steering Wheel Speed
2.3 s
2.3 s
Tire Option - 17.5-25 L2 SGL
Vertical Heights
–5 mm (–0.2 in)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–7 mm (–0.3 in)
Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Tipping Load - Straight
–57 kg (–126 lb)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
–49 kg (–108 lb)
Width: Over Tires
+13 mm (+0.5 in)
Operating Weight
–92 kg (–203 lb)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
+7 mm (+0.3 in)
Tires
Note (1)
Other tire choices are available. Contact your Cat dealer for details.
Note (2)
In certain applications, the loader's productive capabilities may exceed the tire's tonnes-km/h (ton-mph) capabilities.
Other Choices Include
17.5-25 12PR L2; 17.5-R25 XHA L3; 17.5-R25 L2/L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 16PR L3, 3PC Rim; 17.5-25 GY L2/L3; 17.5-25 12PR L2, SNOW; 20.5 R25 L2 Snow, 3PC Rim; 20.5 R25 XHA-2 L3, 3PC Rim; 20.5-25 12PR; Solid Tires
Standard Size
17.5 R25 XTLA L2
Note (3)
Caterpillar recommends that you consult a tire supplier to evaluate all conditions before selecting a tire model.
Tire Option - 20.5 R25 XHA2
Tipping Load - Straight
+366 kg (+807 lb)
Operating Weight
+516 kg (+1,138 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–75 mm (–3 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
+317 kg (+699 lb)
Width: Over Tires
+87 mm (+4 in)
Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Vertical Heights
+50 mm (+2 in)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
+18 mm (+1 in)
Transmission
Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 2
12.5 mile/h
20 km/h
Note
*Creeper Control allows speed control from a stand still up to 10 km/h (6.3 mph). The Creeper Control will only work in Range 1.
Forward and Reverse - Low Range, Speed Range 1*
6.3 mile/h
10 km/h
Forward and Reverse - High Range
25 mile/h
40 km/h
Loader Hydraulic System
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 4th Function Relief Pressure
4641 psi
32000 kPa
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder - 3rd Function Relief Pressure
4641 psi
32000 kPa
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, Standard
25 gal/min
95 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total Cycle Time
11.5 s
11.5 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump
43.6 gal/min
165 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Raise, Ground Level to Maximum Lift
4.8 s
4.8 s
Maximum Working Pressure - Implement Pump
4061 psi
28000 kPa
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Float Down, Maximum Lift to Ground Level
2.7 s
2.7 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 3rd Function, Maximum Flow, High
40 gal/min
150 l/min
Note
All cycle times listed are with cylinder snubbing turned off.
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Rackback
2.2 s
2.2 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump, at Maximum Reach
1.8 s
1.8 s
Maximum Flow - Implement Pump - 4rd Function, Maximum Flow
25 gal/min
95 l/min
Relief Pressure - Tilt Cylinder
4641 psi
32000 kPa
Tire Option - 17.5X25 SOLID
Operating Weight
+1576 kg (+3,474 lb)
Vertical Heights
+37 mm (+1.5 in)
Tipping Load - Full Turn
+827 kg (+1,823 lb)
Width: Over Tires
–25 mm (–1 in)
Note
This chart represents the change with tire option as compared to standard XTLA tire.
Tipping Load - Straight
+957 kg (+2,110 lb)
Reach: Bucket at 45°
–9 mm (–0.4 in)
Turning Radius: Outside of Tires
–11 mm (–0.4 in)
Operating Specifications
Rated Bucket Capacity
2.5 yd³
1.9 m³
Axles
Front
Fixed; Locking differential (standard)
Rear
Oscillating ±11 degrees; Locking differential (standard)