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K Series Wheel Loaders - Bring it to the Bottom Line


Net Power 801.0 hp 597.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® C32 with ACERT™ Technology Cat® C32 with ACERT™ Technology Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.4 in 162.0 mm Less
Displacement 1958.86 in3 32.1 L Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 904.0 hp 674.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Operating Weight 214948.0 lb 97295.0 kg Less
Breakout Force 128895.0 lb 573.3 kN Less


Converter Drive – Forward 1 4.4 mph 7.1 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 2 7.6 mph 12.2 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Forward 3 12.8 mph 20.6 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 1 4.6 mph 7.4 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 2 8.1 mph 13.0 km/h Less
Converter Drive – Reverse 3 13.9 mph 22.4 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 1 Lock-up Disabled Lock-up Disabled Less
Direct Drive – Forward 2 8.0 mph 12.9 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Forward 3 14.2 mph 22.8 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Reverse 1 4.9 mph 7.9 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Reverse 2 8.8 mph 14.2 km/h Less
Direct Drive – Reverse 3 15.4 mph 24.8 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 413.0 gal 1562.0 L Less
Cooling System 77.0 gal 290.0 L Less
Crankcase 32.0 gal 120.0 L Less
Transmission 45.0 gal 169.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Front 95.0 gal 360.0 L Less
Differentials and Final Drives – Rear 91.0 gal 345.0 L Less


Height to Top of ROPS/FOPS 18.63 ft 5678.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Hood 17.22 ft 5248.0 mm Less
Bumper Clearance 3.86 ft 1176.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 2.24 ft 682.0 mm Less
Wheel Base Length 19.32 ft 5890.0 mm Less


Bucket Capacities 10.7-12.3 m3 14-16 yd3 10.7-12.3 m3 14-16 yd3 Less


Brakes Meets SAE, J1473, OCT90 and ISO 3450:1992 Meets SAE, J1473, OCT90 and ISO 3450:1992 Less


Cab – ROPS/FOPS Meets SAE and ISO standards. Meets SAE and ISO standards. Less

Loader Hydraulic System

Relief Valve Setting (low idle) 4500.0 psi 31000.0 kPa Less


Maximize uptime, long life - it's what you expect for your bottom line.


Delivery of performance is critical to your bottom line.


People are the backbone of your business, and keeping them safe and productive is the number one priority.


The 992K is designed to ensure minimal downtime through ground level access grouped service points, and attention to key serviceable areas on the machine

Operator Comfort

The new 992K has been ergonomically designed to enhance operator comfort - allowing for a more productive jobsite

Buckets and Work Tool Systems

Owning and Operating Costs

The 992K is engineered to provide durability,reliability, ease of serviceability, and maximum productivity for minimal downtime and machine life - bringing more to your bottom line.

992K Standard Equipment

  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator (150-amp)
  • Batteries, low maintenance
  • Deutsch and amp seal terminal connectors
  • ECM diagnostic connector
  • Lighting system, halogen (front and rear)
  • Lighting, access stairway
  • Starter, electric (heavy duty)
  • Starting and charging system (24-volt)
  • Starting receptacle for emergency start

  • Action alert system, three category
  • Air conditioner
  • Cab, sound suppressed, pressurized, rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) Radio ready for (entertainment) includes atnenna, speakers and 1 x 12V converters (24-volt, 10 amp) for use with laptop/cell phone
  • Cigar lighter and ashtray
  • Coat hook
  • Electro-hydraulic tilt and lift control system locks
  • Heater and defroster
  • Horn, electric
  • Instrumentation, gauges:
  • Intermittent front wipers
  • Light, dome (cab)
  • Lunchbox and beverage holders
  • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
  • Monitoring system (VIMS) with gauges
  • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide)
  • Seat, Cat Comfort (cloth) air suspension
  • STIC control system
  • Tinted glass
  • Trainer seat with lap belt
  • Transmission gear indicator
  • Wet-arm wipers/washer (front, rear and corners)

  • Axle oil coolers (front and rear)
  • Brakes, full hydraulic enclosed, wet multple disc service brakes and dry parking/secondary brake
  • Demand fan
  • Electrical fuel priming pump
  • Engine Cat C32 ACERT
  • Ground level engine shutdown
  • Ground level transmission lockout
  • Ground level starter lockout
  • Implement and steering lockouts
  • Precleaner, engine air intake
  • Next Generation Modular Radiator (NGMR)
  • Starting aid (ether) automatic
  • Throttle lock
  • Transmission, 533 mm (21 in) planetary, powershift with 3F/3R, electronic control

  • AutoLube
  • Automatic bucket lift/tilt kickouts, electrnoically adjustable from cab
  • Bumper service center
  • Couplings, Caterpillar O-ring face seals
  • Doors, service access (locking)
  • Fenders, steel (front and rear)
  • Grouped hydraulic pressure ports
  • Guards, power train and crankcase
  • Hitch, drawbar with pin
  • Hoses, Caterpillar XT and XT-ES
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Impeller clutch
  • Implement and steering ecology drains
  • Mufflers, under hood
  • Oil sampling valves
  • Piston pump case drain filters
  • Positive Flow Control implement valve and pumps
  • Sight gauges:
  • Started lockout, bumper
  • Stairway, left rear access
  • Steering and transmission lock lever, cab
  • Steering, load sensing
  • Transmission lockout, bumper
  • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • Venturi stack

  • A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section. Base machine price includes a tire allowance.

  • Premixed 50 percent concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to 34C (-29F)

992K Optional Equipment

  • 10A converter
  • HID lights
  • Rear vision camera - WAVES
  • Warning beacon light

  • AM/FM, CD basic radio
  • Cab precleaner
  • Heated seat
  • Satellite radio ready
  • Satellite Sirius radio
  • Satellite XM radio

  • No-SPIN rear differential

  • Engine coolant, 120V heater
  • Engine coolant, 240V heater

  • CAES attachment ready option

  • Hydraulic expansion tank
  • Oil renewal system
  • Service center