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Overview

From thinning through final harvest applications, the C Series model line up is the most versatile in the industry. The heart of the C Series wheel feller buncher family is the 563C. From thinning to final harvest on flat or hilly terrain, the 563C is the most versatile machine balancing power and fuel economy with excellent stability and a short wheelbase for improved agility.

Engine

Units:
Engine Power 203.0 hp 152.0 kW Less
Engine Model C7.1 ACERT™ C7.1 ACERT™ Less
Engine Power - ISO 14396 203.0 hp 152.0 kW Less
Engine Speed 1800.0 RPM 1800.0 RPM Less

Hydraulic System

Attachment Pump* 155 L/min @ 27 579 kPa (41 gpm @ 4,000 psi) 155 L/min @ 27 579 kPa (41 gpm @ 4,000 psi) Less
Hydrostatic Pump* 242 L/min @ 37 370 kPa (64 gpm @ 5,420 psi) 242 L/min @ 37 370 kPa (64 gpm @ 5,420 psi) Less
Primary Hydraulic Pump* 155 L/min @ 27 579 kPa (41 gpm @ 4,000 psi) 155 L/min @ 27 579 kPa (41 gpm @ 4,000 psi) Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Capacity** 84.0 gal 318.0 L Less

Weights

Operating Weight w/o Attachment 31060.0 lb 14089.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 24.5L × 32 NOAW 31020.0 lb 14070.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 28L × 26 31060.0 lb 14089.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 28L × 26 NOAW 31060.0 lb 14089.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 30.5L × 32 32780.0 lb 14869.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 30.5L × 32 Dual Inner (2× Ring) 33180.0 lb 15050.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 30.5L × 32 NOAW 32780.0 lb 14869.0 kg Less
Estimated Operating Weights without Attachment Based on Tire Size - 67 × 34 32780.0 lb 14869.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Wheelbase 110.0 in 2794.0 mm Less

Drive

Travel Speed (High Range with 28L × 26 Tires) 0-19.8 km/h (0-12.3 mph) 0-19.8 km/h (0-12.3 mph) Less
Travel Speed (Low Range with 28L × 26 Tires) 0-7.2 km/h (0-4.5 mph) 0-7.2 km/h (0-4.5 mph) Less

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Engine

More horsepower, less fuel


Cooling System

High capacity, easy servicing


Power Train

New pump layout adds to durability


Structures

Durability built into every part


Hydraulics

Fast and smooth with PowerDirect Plus


Operator Station

Superior comfort and visibility


Advanced Controls

Maximize machine and operator performance


Pressurized Compartments

For a cooler and cleaner machine


Serviceability

Easy ground level servicing to keep you safe


Integrated Technologies

Work smarter


Safety

Safely home. Everyone. Every day.™


Sustainability

Resourceful in every way


Attachments

Work tool attachments to meet your needs


Customer Support

Count on Caterpillar and your Cat dealer


563C Standard Equipment

ENGINE
  • Cat C7.1 Engine with ACERT™ Technology
  • Cat Clean Emissions Module
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Air Precleaner
  • 2-Stage Air Cleaner

COOLING SYSTEM
  • Cross-Flow Cooling System
  • Side by Side Cores
  • Integrated Air Conditioner Condenser and Fuel Cooler
  • Hydraulically Driven on Demand Reversing Fan

POWER TRAIN
  • Cat Axles
  • Front and Rear Differential Locks
  • HD Drivelines
  • Brakes
  • Enclosed Disc Service Brakes
  • Hydraulically Released and Spring Applied Parking Brake

STRUCTURES
  • HD Front and Rear Frames
  • Dual Tapered Roller Bearing Upper and Lower Center Hitch
  • Chrome Plated Lift Arm and Tilt Pins
  • Hinged Access Panel
  • High Capacity Fuel Tank
  • Heavy Duty Hydraulic Oil Tank

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
  • PowerDirect Plus System
  • Load Sense Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Main, Attachment, Hydrostatic, and Fan Pumps
  • High Performance Multifunctioning Main Control Valve
  • Cat ToughGuard Hoses

ELECTRICAL
  • 24-Volt Electrical System
  • 130-Amp Alternator
  • Maintenance Free (2-1,000 CCA) Batteries
  • Dual Bulb Halogen (6 total) Working Lights
  • Main Disconnect Switch
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Warning Horn
  • Product Link Ready
  • IQAN MD3 Full Function Control System
  • Working Lights

OPERATOR STATION
  • Reverse Slope 3-piece Windshield
  • High Capacity HVAC System
  • Knee Action Air Suspension Seat
  • Headliner
  • Non Permeable Removable Floor Mat
  • Dome Light
  • Rearview Mirror
  • Dual 12V Outlets
  • 2 Beverage Holders

ADVANCED CONTROLS
  • Operator Control Adjustability
  • Terrain Selection Mode
  • Creep Mode
  • Road Steer Mode

SERVICEABILITY
  • Pressurized Engine/Hydraulic and Cat CEM Compartments
  • Tilting Cab
  • Ground Level Engine/Hydraulic Compartment Access
  • Ground Level Fuel Fill
  • Electric Hydraulic Oil Fill Pump
  • Diagnostic Monitor
  • Hinged Access Panels
  • Oil Sample Ports

SAFETY
  • OPS/FOPS/ROPS Certified Cab
  • Back-Up Alarm
  • Ground Level Kill Switch
  • Harness Seat Belt
  • Pressurized Water Tank

563C Optional Equipment

CONTROLS
  • Joystick Steering - Joystick Gathering Arm Control
  • Joystick Steering - Foot Pedal Gathering Arm Control

RADIO
  • Radio Ready Package
  • AM/FM/CD/Sirius-Satellite Radio Package

PRODUCT LINK
  • Cat Product Link Ready
  • Cat Product Link - 321

TIRES
  • 28L × 26 16 PR, NOAW Offset
  • 28L × 26 16 PR, Standard Offset
  • 67 × 34 14 PR, Standard Offset
  • 24.5L × 32 16 PR, NOAW Offset
  • 30.5L × 32 20 PR, NOAW Offset
  • 30.5L × 32 20 PR, Standard Offset
  • 30.5L × 32 20 PR, DUAL (2× Ring)

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