The new 982M Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. This all-purpose machine is a great 2-pass match for larger on-highway trucks, bank excavation and even face loading in well shot rock applications. Long standard lift arms make the 982M an excellent rail car loader. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.
Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 6.1 m3 (8.0 yd3) GP bucket with BOCE.Weight based on a machine configuration with Bridgestone 875/65R29 VLTS L4 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link™, open differential axles, secondary steering, sound suppression, and a 6.1 m3 (8.0 yd3) GP bucket with BOCE.
Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 914 mm (36 in) roll radius.Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L4 tires with 914 mm (36 in) roll radius.
*Optional configurations and equipment may vary from region to region and requires conformance to Caterpillar payload policy. Consult your dealer or Caterpillar representative for details.
Up to 10% more fuel efficient than K Series and up to 25% more fuel efficient than H Series loaders.**
Power dense ACERT engine burns less fuel by providing power and torque when needed.
Standard productive Economy Mode provides maximum fuel savings with minimal productivity impact.
**Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.
Ease of Operation
Best-in-class operator environment provides unmatched comfort, visibility, and efficiency.
E-H joystick steering with force feedback for precision control and dramatically decreases operator arm fatigue.
Intuitive controls and touch screen multifunction display.
Ride control system with dual accumulators provides excellent ride.
Excellent cab access with wide door, remote door opening option and stair-like steps.
Floor to ceiling windshield, large mirrors with integrated spot mirrors and rear vision camera provide industry leading all-around visibility.
One-piece tilting hood with side and rear doors; hydraulic and electrical service centers make access fast and easy.
Safe, ground level access to fuel fill and daily maintenance points.
Optional, fully integrated Cat Autolube system provides full lube system monitoring and diagnostic test visibility.
Cat Connect Technology
Monitor, manage and enhance job site operations.
Cat LINK Technologies: VisionLink® enables owners to access data wirelessly to monitor machine health, utilization and location.
Cat DETECT Technologies: Integrated rear vision camera enhances visibility behind machine to help operators work safely. Optional Cat Rear Object Detection increased operator awareness of the working environment which enhances site safety.
Cat PAYLOAD Technologies: Optional Cat Production Measurement 2.0 brings simple and accurate on-the-go payload scale allowing operators to deliver exact loads and work more efficiently. Advanced Productivity subscription provides comprehensive actionable information to help you manage and improve the productivity and profitability of your operations.