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Maximum operator comfort and control ensures the Cat® 12M motor grader optimizes performance, especially on long work days. Its fuel efficient C7 engine includes protection technologies and delivers the power needed for precise control and more work completed per hour.


Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 183.0 HP 136.0 kW Less
Engine Model Cat C7 Cat C7 Less
Bore 4.3 in 110.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Speed at Rated Power 2,000 rpm 2,000 rpm Less
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric 186.0 HP 136.0 kW Less
Maximum Torque - VHP Plus 776.0 lb/ft 1052.0 N·m Less
VHP Plus Range - Net 136-159 kW (183-213 hp) 136-159 kW (183-213 hp) Less
Torque Rise - VHP Plus 39% 39% Less
VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric 136-159 kW (186-216 hp) 136-159 kW (186-216 hp) Less
Displacement 439.0 in³ 7.2 l Less
Number of Cylinders 6 6 Less
Derating Altitude 10000.0 ft 3048.0 m Less
Standard - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,450 rpm 1,450 rpm Less
Standard - Fan Speed - Minimum 600 rpm 600 rpm Less
Standard - Ambient Capability 109.0 °F 43.0 °C Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,650 rpm 1,650 rpm Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 600 rpm 600 rpm Less
High - Ambient Capability 122.0 °F 50.0 °C Less

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Forward/6 Reverse 8 Forward/6 Reverse Less
Transmission Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Less
Brakes - Service Multiple oil disc Multiple oil disc Less
Brakes - Service - Surface Area 3565.0 in² 23000.0 cm² Less
Brakes - Parking Multiple oil disc Multiple oil disc Less
Brakes - Secondary Dual circuit control system Dual circuit control system Less

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center Less
Pump Type Variable piston Variable piston Less
Pump Output 55.7 gal/min 210.0 l/min Less
Maximum System Pressure 3500.0 psi 24150.0 kPa Less
Standby Pressure 450.0 psi 3100.0 kPa Less

Operating Specifications

Top Speed - Forward 29.0 mile/h 46.6 km/h Less
Top Speed - Reverse 22.9 mile/h 36.8 km/h Less
Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires 24.93 ft 7.6 m Less
Steering Range - Left/Right 47.5 degrees 47.5 degrees Less
Articulation Angle - Left/Right 20 degrees 20 degrees Less
Forward - 1st 2.5 mile/h 4.0 km/h Less
Forward - 2nd 2.4 mile/h 5.5 km/h Less
Forward - 3rd 5.0 mile/h 8.0 km/h Less
Forward - 4th 6.8 mile/h 11.0 km/h Less
Forward - 5th 10.6 mile/h 17.1 km/h Less
Forward - 6th 14.5 mile/h 23.3 km/h Less
Forward - 7th 19.9 mile/h 32.0 km/h Less
Forward - 8th 29.0 mile/h 46.6 km/h Less
Reverse - 1st 2.0 mile/h 3.2 km/h Less
Reverse - 2nd 3.7 mile/h 6.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 3rd 5.4 mile/h 8.7 km/h Less
Reverse - 4th 8.4 mile/h 13.5 km/h Less
Reverse - 5th 15.7 mile/h 25.3 km/h Less
Reverse - 6th 22.9 mile/h 36.8 km/h Less

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity 110.0 gal (US) 416.0 l Less
Cooling System 10.6 gal (US) 40.0 l Less
Hydraulic System - Tank 16.9 gal (US) 64.0 l Less
Transmission - Differential - Final Drives 16.9 gal (US) 64.0 l Less
Engine Oil 6.6 gal (US) 25.0 l Less
Tandem Housing - Each 16.9 gal (US) 64.0 l Less
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.13 gal (US) 0.5 l Less
Circle Drive Housing 1.8 gal (US) 7.0 l Less


Drawbar - Width 3.0 in 76.2 mm Less
Circle - Diameter 60.2 in 1530.0 mm Less
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness 1.6 in 40.0 mm Less
Drawbar - Height 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure - Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure - Height 12.0 in 305.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure - Width 12.0 in 305.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Height to Center 23.0 in 571.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right 18 degrees 18 degrees Less
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side 32 degrees 32 degrees Less


Height 19.9 in 506.0 mm Less
Width 7.9 in 201.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Inner 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Outer 0.7 in 18.0 mm Less
Drive Chain Pitch 2.0 in 50.8 mm Less
Wheel Axle Spacing 60.0 in 1523.0 mm Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Up 15 degrees 15 degrees Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down 25 degrees 25 degrees Less


Blade Width 12.0 ft 3.7 m Less
Arc Radius 16.3 in 413.0 mm Less
Throat Clearance 6.5 in 166.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
Cutting Edge Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
End Bit - Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
End Bit - Thickness 0.6 in 16.0 mm Less
Blade Pull - Base GVW 23832.0 lb 10810.0 kg Less
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW 30170.0 lb 13685.0 kg Less
Width 12.0 ft 3.7 m Less
Height 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Thickness 0.87 in 22.0 mm Less
Down Pressure - Base GVW 15969.0 lb 7244.0 kg Less
Down Pressure - Maximum GVW 25880.0 lb 11739.0 kg Less

Blade Range

Circle Centershift - Right 28.7 in 728.0 mm Less
Circle Centershift - Left 27.4 in 695.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Right 26.0 in 660.0 mm Less
Moldboard Sideshift - Left 20.1 in 510.0 mm Less
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90 degrees 90 degrees Less
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40 degrees 40 degrees Less
Blade Tip Range - Backward 5 degrees 5 degrees Less
Maximum Lift Above Ground 18.9 in 480.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth of Cut 28.1 in 715.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 70.5 in 1790.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 77.9 in 1978.0 mm Less


Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21.0 in 533.0 mm Less
Ripping Depth - Maximum 16.8 in 428.0 mm Less
Ripper Shank Holders 5 5 Less
Penetration Force 20280.0 lb 9199.0 kg Less
Pry-Out Force 25664.0 lb 11641.0 kg Less
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 36.2 in 919.0 mm Less


Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders 11 11 Less
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 18.4 in 467.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 11.5 in 292.0 mm Less
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6 in 116.0 mm Less
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holders 5/11 5/11 Less
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 10.5 in 266.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6 in 116.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Working Width 46.6 in 1184.0 mm Less
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width 47.4 in 1205.0 mm Less
Rear - Working Width 91.0 in 2300.0 mm Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders 9 9 Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5 in 267.0 mm Less


Operating Weight - Typically Equipped 40565.0 lb 18400.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped 40565.0 lb 18400.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 33523.0 lb 15206.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 9303.0 lb 4220.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 26479.0 lb 12011.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 48601.0 lb 22045.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 29343.0 lb 13310.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 35783.0 lb 16231.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 15077.0 lb 6839.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Total 40565.0 lb 18400.0 kg Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle 11221.0 lb 5090.0 kg Less


Height - Top of Cab Product Link 133.0 in 3378.0 mm Less
Length - Push Plate to Ripper 399.1 in 10136.0 mm Less
Length - Push Plate to Ripper Retracted 386.5 in 9818.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Cab 130.2 in 3308.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Front Tires 98.9 in 2511.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem 241.1 in 6123.0 mm Less
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine 344.6 in 8754.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard 100.5 in 2552.0 mm Less
Length - Between Tandem Axles 60.0 in 1523.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Rear Tires 98.9 in 2511.0 mm Less
Width - Tire Center Lines 84.3 in 2140.0 mm Less
Height - Front Axle Center 23.5 in 596.0 mm Less
Height - Exhaust Stack 121.1 in 3076.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Cylinders 119.7 in 3040.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance - Rear Axle 13.3 in 339.0 mm Less


Steering ISO 5010:2007 ISO 5010:2007 Less
Sound ISO 6394:2008, ISO 6395:2008 ISO 6394:2008, ISO 6395:2008 Less
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471:2008, ISO 3449:2005 Level II ISO 3471:2008, ISO 3449:2005 Level II Less
Brakes ISO 3450:1996 ISO 3450:1996 Less

Net Power - VHP Plus

Gear - Reverse 2nd 188.0 HP 140.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 1st 183.0 HP 136.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 4th 198.0 HP 148.0 kW Less
Gear - Reverse 1st 183.0 HP 136.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 6th 203.0 HP 151.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 7th 208.0 HP 155.0 kW Less
Gear - Reverse 3rd 193.0 HP 144.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 2nd 188.0 HP 140.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 8th 213.0 HP 159.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 3rd 193.0 HP 144.0 kW Less
Gear - Forward 5th 203.0 HP 151.0 kW Less


  • Visibility is key to your safety, efficiency and quality of work. The 12M delivers with angled cab doors, tapered engine enclosure and a sloped rear window make it easy to see the moldboard and tires, as well as behind the machine. Optional rear camera further enhances lines of sight.
  • The most spacious, comfortable cab in the industry.
  • Joystick controls reduce hand and arm movement by 78%, which helps to lowers operator fatigue.
  • Easy-reach rocker and control switches.
  • Standard Cat Comfort Series suspension seat.
  • Control pods adjust electronically - easy to set ideal operating position.
  • Isolation mounts reduce sound and vibration for more relaxed environment.
  • High capacity Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system dehumidifies and pressurizes the cab, circulates fresh air, seals out dust and keeps windows clear.
  • Optional deluxe radio with CD features MP3 and Bluetooth technology.
  • In-dash instrument cluster houses easily read, high-visibility gauges and warning lamps keep you aware of critical system information.
  • Two electro-hydraulic joysticks make operation easy and comfortable. Adjustable control pods ensure they are positioned for optimal comfort, visibility and operation.
  • Joystick Functions -
  1. Left joystick controls steering, articulation, return-to-center, wheel lean, gear selection, left moldboard lift cylinder and float.
  2. Right joystick controls drawbar, circle and moldboard functions as well as electronic throttle control and manual differential lock/unlock. Joystick lean angle mirrors the steer tires' turning angle.
  • Brake tensioning system holds the joystick in position until the operator moves it.
  • Steering control automatically reduces steering sensitivity at higher ground speeds for predictable control.
  • Infinitely variable roller switches control the rear ripper and/or front lift group (when equipped).
  • Electronic Throttle Control improves productivity providing the best match of power and torque for the demands of each application.
  • Articulation Return-to-Center automatically returns the machine to a straight frame position from any angle with the touch of a button.


  • Cat C7 engine delivers the performance you need to maintain consistent grading speeds for maximum productivity.
  • Superior torque and lugging capability provide the power to pull through sudden, short-term increases in loads.
  • Engine technology reduces emissions, lowers combustion chamber temperatures and optimizes combustion to generate more work output from every unit of fuel.
  • Hydraulic demand fan automatically adjusts according to engine cooling requirements. When cooling demand is reduced, you benefit from more power to the ground and improved fuel efficiency.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown feature can be software-enabled by your Cat dealer to shut down the engine after a set period of time to save you fuel and help reduce emissions.
  • M Series Motor Graders to give you efficiency and stand up to the most demanding applications:
  • Standard Automatic Differential Lock/Unlock unlocks the differential during a turn and re-locks when straight for easier operation and to help protect the power train.
  • Full Electronic Clutch Pressure Control system optimizes inching modulation for smooth shifts and directional changes, reducing stress on gears.
  • Programmable AutoShift option simplifies operation by allowing the operator to program the transmission to shift at optimal points to match each application.
  • Power Shift Countershaft Transmission is matched to the Cat engine to maximize power to the ground.
  • Wide operating gear range for maximum productivity.
  • Engine Over-Speed Protection prevents downshifting until an acceptable safe travel speed has been established.
  • Sealed spindle keeps front axle bearings lubricated and protected from contaminants. Cat “Live Spindle” design places the larger tapered roller bearing on the outside, where the load is greater, extending life.
  • Bolt-on modular rear axle improves serviceability and contamination control with easy access to differential components.
  • Optional AutoShift Transmission improves ease of operation and maximizes productivity by automatically shifting the transmission at optimal shift points.


  • One-piece forged steel circle stands up to high stress loads, and a sacrificial wear system helps keep your service time and costs down.
  • Articulation hitch features a large tapered roller bearing to carry loads evenly. The bearing is sealed preventing contamination and a locking pin prevents articulation during service or transport.
  • The M Series drawbar, circle and moldboard are designed to make it easy for you to keep the components tight.
  • Shims and patented top-adjust wear strips are easy to add or replace, dramatically reducing downtime.
  • Nylon composite wear inserts maximize circle torque and component life.
  • Sacrificial brass wear strips between the blade mounting group and moldboard can be easily adjusted and replaced.
  • Shimless Moldboard Retention System uses vertical and horizontal adjusting screws to keep moldboard wear strips aligned for reduced blade chatter and precise control.
  • With an aggressive blade angle, optimized moldboard curvature and large throat clearance, you work more efficiently by allowing material to roll more freely along the blade.
  • Heat-treated rails, hardened cutting edges and end bits, and heavy duty bolts provide greater moldboard reliability and long service life.
  • Link bar allows extreme moldboard positioning for easier bank sloping and ditch cutting/cleaning.
  • Proven load-sensing and advanced electro-hydraulics give you superior implement control and responsive hydraulic performance that makes operators' jobs easier.
  • Continuously matching hydraulic flow/pressure to power demands reduces heat and optimizes power.
  • Proportional Priority Pressure-Compensating (PPP-C) valves have different flow rates for the head and rod ends of the cylinder, so you can count on consistent, predictable implement response.
  • Hydraulic flow is proportioned to give you confidence that all implements operate simultaneously without slowing engine or implement speed.
  • Blade Float allows the blade to move freely under its own weight.
  • Float both cylinders, to allow blade can follow the contours of the ground.
  • Float one cylinder to permit the toe of the blade to follow a hard surface while the operator controls slope with the other cylinder.
  • Large, independent hydraulic oil supplies prevent cross-contamination and provide proper cooling, reducing heat build-up and extending component life.
  • Cat XT™ hose allows high pressures for maximum power and reduced downtime.


  • Grade technologies combine digital design data, in-cab guidance, and automatic blade controls to enhance grading accuracy, reduce rework, and lower costs related to production earthmoving and rough, fine and finish grade applications.
  • Cat GRADE with Cross Slope is an optional, fully integrated, factory installed system that helps operators maintain desired cross slope by automatically controlling one side of the blade. System is job-ready from day one, and scalable for the future with AccuGrade™ upgrade kits that provide additional 2D and/or 3D control.
  • AccuGrade Attachment Ready Option can be ordered as a factory- or dealer-installed option. Includes built-in mounting points and internal wiring, to facilitate installation of AccuGrade grade control system.
  • AccuGrade uses positioning and guidance technologies, machine sensors, and automatic blade control to help operators get to grade faster, easier and more efficiently.
  • In-cab guidance gives operators detailed information to work confidently and achieve greater accuracy, in fewer passes, using less material.
  • Operators can stay on grade and improve productivity and accuracy by nearly 50 percent over conventional methods.
  • Grade stakes and checkers are minimized, helping to make the work site safer and more cost effective.
  • AccuGrade technologies include Cross Slope, Sonic, Laser, GPS, and/or Universal Total Station (UTS).
  • Cat Product Link™ Elite takes guesswork out of equipment management with remote monitoring capabilities for one machine or an entire fleet.
  • Tracks asset location, hours, fuel usage, diagnostic codes, idle time and more through the secure VisionLink™ user interface.
  • Knowing where your equipment is, what it's doing and how it's performing enables you or your Cat dealer to manage your fleet in real-time so you can maximize efficiency, improve productivity and lower operating costs.*
  • Smart Machine Systems enhance productivity -
  1. Cat Messenger, combined with full systems integration, enhances diagnostic capability for quick analysis of critical data.
  2. Electronic Technician (Cat ET) lets service technicians access stored diagnostic data and configure machine parameters through the Cat Data Link.
  3. Low Battery Elevated Idle raises idle speed when low system voltage is detected, ensuring adequate system voltage and improving battery reliability.
  4. Automatic Engine Deration protects the engine by automatically lowering engine torque output and alerting the operator if critical conditions are detected.

    * Product Link licensing not available in all areas. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability.


  • Operator Presence Monitoring System keeps the parking brake engaged and hydraulic implements disabled until the operator is seated and the machine is ready for operation.
  • Speed Sensitive Steering makes steering less sensitive as ground speed increases for enhanced control.
  • Secondary electric hydraulic steering pump automatically engages in case of a drop in steering pressure allowing operator to steer the machine to a stop.
  • Hydraulic lockout disables all implement functions while still providing machine steering control. This is especially useful while roading.
  • Brakes are located at each tandem wheel to eliminate braking loads on the power train. Redundant brake systems utilize accumulators to enable stopping in case of machine failure.
  • Perforated steel tandem walkways and convenient grab rails provide a sturdy platform when moving on, off and around the machine.
  • Circle Drive Slip Clutch protects the drawbar, circle and moldboard from shock loads if the blade encounters an immovable object and reduces the possibility of abrupt directional changes in poor traction conditions.
  • Blade Lift Accumulators absorb impact loads by allowing vertical blade travel. This optional feature reduces wear and impact loading for enhanced operator safety.
  • M Series Safety Features -
  1. Rearview camera with in-cab monitor
  2. Grouped, ground level service points
  3. Laminated front window glass
  4. Optional LED Lighting
  5. Ground-level electrical disconnect switch
  6. Ground-level engine shutoff switch
  7. Anti-glare paint eases night operation
  8. Front and rear fenders


  • Cat motor graders are designed to help you increase uptime and reduce costs.
  • Grouped service points and extended service intervals save maintenance time.
  • Standard Automatic Lubrication System maintains proper lubrication on working surfaces, increasing component life and purging contaminants from pins and bushings - helping to prevent damage.
  • Standard Fast-Fill allows customers to refuel in less than four minutes so you can get back on the job quickly.
  • Your Cat dealer provides support that is second to none. From machine selection and purchase to training, maintenance support and rebuilds, Cat dealers have the experience and capabilities to help keep you up and running.

12M Standard Equipment

  • 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
  • Differential Lock/Unlock, Automatic
  • Drain, engine oil, ecology
  • Electronic over speed protection
  • Engine Cat C7 diesel, with automatic engine derate and idle control. Note: Engine meets non-current U.S. EPA Tier 3 or EU Stage IIIA emission standards.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown (EIS)
  • Fuel tank, 416 L (110 gal), ground level access and sediment drain
  • Fuel-water separator
  • Muffler, underhood
  • Parking brake - multi-disc, sealed, oil‑cooled
  • Priming pump, fuel
  • Rear axle, modular
  • Sediment drain, fuel tank
  • Tandem drive
  • Transmission, 8F/6R, power shift, direct drive
  • Variable Horsepower Plus (VHP Plus)

  • Alarm, back up
  • Alternator, 80 ampere, sealed
  • Batteries, maintenance free, heavy duty, 1,125 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 Ready
  • Starter, electric

  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 - side and rear (3)

  • Antifreeze
  • Extended Life Coolant to -35° C (-30° F)

  • Partial allowance for tires on 254 × 607 mm (10 × 24 in) multi-piece rims is included in the base machine price and weight

  • 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
  • Ground level fueling
  • Hammer (emergency exit)
  • Horn, electric
  • Hydraulic lines for base functions
  • Lockout, hydraulic implement (for roading and servicing)
  • Moldboard - 3658 × 610 × 22 mm (12 ft × 24 in × 7/8 in)
  • Mounting, cab roof accessories
  • Pump, hydraulic, high capacity, 98 cm³ (6 in³)
  • Radiator, cleanout access
  • Secondary steering
  • Serviceability, left-hand side
  • S•O•SSM ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
  • Tandem walkway/guards
  • Tool box
  • Tow hitch

12M Optional Equipment

  • Alternator, 150 ampere
  • Batteries: extreme duty, 1,400 CCA
  • Converter, communication (CB)
  • 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

  • Articulation guard
  • Axle hose guard
  • Fenders, front
  • Fenders, rear
  • Sound guard (bottom)
  • Transmission guard

  • Deluxe CD radio with MP3 and Bluetooth technology
  • Fan, defroster, rear window
  • Mirrors, outside: heated 24V
  • Mirrors, outside: mounted
  • Precleaner, HVAC
  • Radio ready, AM/FM
  • Seat, air suspension, cloth
  • Shade, sun
  • Wiper/washer, rear

  • Precleaner, snow/debris
  • Transmission, autoshift

  • AccuGrade ARO
  • Accumulators, blade lift
  • Camera, rearview
  • Cat Grade Control Cross Slope
  • Cat Product Link 321 (Satellite)
  • Cat Product Link 522 (Cellular)
  • Compressor/tank, air
  • Heater, engine coolant: 120V
  • Heater, engine coolant: 240V
  • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available for ripper, dozer, snow wings, front lift group, mid-mount scarifier.
  • Security system
  • Snow wing mounting, frame ready
  • Sound suppression
  • Starting aid, ether

  • Blade extension, left hand, 610 mm (2 ft)
  • Endbits, overlay
  • Front lift group, mounting
  • Front lift group
  • Mid-Mount Scarifier, Package
  • Mid-Mount Scarifier, Mounting
  • Moldboard: 4267 × 610 × 22 mm (14 ft × 24 in × 7/8 in)
  • Moldboard: 4267 × 686 × 25 mm (14 ft × 27 in × 1 in)
  • Push plate
  • Ripper, mounting
  • Ripper, rear
  • Ripper tooth
  • Scarifier, front

  • Snow Arrangement

  • Rim Size - 9 x 24; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 13.00-24
  • Rim Size - 9 x 24; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 14R24
  • Rim Size - 13 x 25; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 17.5R25
  • Rim Size - 10 x 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 14.00-24
  • Rim Size - 10 x 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 14.00R24
  • Rim Size - 10 x 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 17.5R25