160M3 AWD

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Overview

The M Series 3 brings the latest emissions reduction technology to the most durable, productive and comfortable motor graders on the market. From building roads to maintaining them, M Series Motor Graders are designed to help you get more work done in less time. Outstanding durability, unprecedented operator comfort and ease of service help to maximize your return on investment. M Series 3 Motor Graders meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards.

Engine

Units:
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 221.0 mm H2O 165.0 kg/mm Less
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™ Cat® C9.3 ACERT™ Less
Bore 4.5 in 115.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.9 in 149.0 mm Less
Speed at Rated Power 2,000 rpm 2,000 rpm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 1st 231.0 mm H2O 172.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 2nd 241.0 mm H2O 180.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 3rd 252.0 mm H2O 188.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 4th 257.0 mm H2O 191.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 5th 262.0 mm H2O 195.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 6th 267.0 mm H2O 199.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 7th 272.0 mm H2O 203.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 8th 272.0 mm H2O 203.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 1st 221.0 mm H2O 165.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 2nd 231.0 mm H2O 172.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Off: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 3rd-6th 241.0 mm H2O 180.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 1st 241.0 mm H2O 180.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 2nd 262.0 mm H2O 195.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 3rd 267.0 mm H2O 199.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 4th 272.0 mm H2O 203.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 5th 293.0 mm H2O 219.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 6th 293.0 mm H2O 219.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 7th 293.0 mm H2O 219.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Forward - 8th 293.0 mm H2O 219.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 1st 221.0 mm H2O 165.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 2nd 231.0 mm H2O 172.0 kg/mm Less
AWD On: Gear - Net Power - Reverse - 3rd-6th 241.0 mm H2O 180.0 kg/mm Less
AWD Range - Net 172-219 kW (231-293 hp) 172-219 kW (231-293 hp) Less
AWD Range - Net - Metric 172-219 kW (234-298 hp) 172-219 kW (234-298 hp) Less
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric 224.0 mm H2O 165.0 kg/mm Less
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard 1,400 rpm 1,400 rpm Less
Maximum Torque - AWD On 1079.0 lb/ft 1464.0 N·m Less
Maximum Torque - VHP Plus 1000.0 lb/ft 1355.0 N·m Less
Standard Capability 109.0 °F 43.0 °C Less
Torque Rise 39% 39% Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 1st 221.0 mm H2O 165.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 2nd 231.0 mm H2O 172.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 3rd 241.0 mm H2O 180.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 4th 252.0 mm H2O 188.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 5th 257.0 mm H2O 191.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 6th 262.0 mm H2O 195.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 7th 267.0 mm H2O 199.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 8th 272.0 mm H2O 203.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 1st 221.0 mm H2O 165.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 2nd 231.0 mm H2O 172.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 3rd-6th 241.0 mm H2O 180.0 kg/mm Less
VHP Plus Range - Net 165-203 kW (221-272 hp) 165-203 kW (221-272 hp) Less
VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric 165-203 kW (224-276 hp) 165-203 kW (224-276 hp) Less
Displacement 567.5 in³ 9.3 l Less
Number of Cylinders 6 6 Less
Derating Altitude 10000.0 ft 3050.0 m Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,550 rpm 1,550 rpm Less
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 500 rpm 500 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 APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift 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 Dual Circuit Control Less

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Parallel Parallel Less
Pump Type Variable Piston Variable Piston Less
Pump Output 55.5 gal/min 210.0 l/min Less
Maximum System Pressure 3503.0 psi 24150.0 kPa Less
Reservoir Tank Capacity 16.9 gal (US) 64.0 l Less
Standby Pressure 885.0 psi 6100.0 kPa Less

Operating Specifications

Top Speed - Forward 29.5 mile/h 47.4 km/h Less
Top Speed - Reverse 23.3 mile/h 37.4 km/h Less
Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires 25.59 ft 7.8 m Less
Steering Range - Left/Right 50° 50° Less
Articulation Angle - Left/Right 20° 20° Less
Forward - 1st 2.6 mile/h 4.1 km/h Less
Forward - 2nd 3.5 mile/h 5.6 km/h Less
Forward - 3rd 5.1 mile/h 8.1 km/h Less
Forward - 4th 7.0 mile/h 11.2 km/h Less
Forward - 5th 10.8 mile/h 17.4 km/h Less
Forward - 6th 14.7 mile/h 23.7 km/h Less
Forward - 7th 20.3 mile/h 32.6 km/h Less
Forward - 8th 29.5 mile/h 47.4 km/h Less
Reverse - 1st 2.0 mile/h 3.3 km/h Less
Reverse - 2nd 3.8 mile/h 6.1 km/h Less
Reverse - 3rd 5.5 mile/h 8.8 km/h Less
Reverse - 4th 8.5 mile/h 13.7 km/h Less
Reverse - 5th 16.0 mile/h 25.7 km/h Less
Reverse - 6th 23.3 mile/h 37.4 km/h Less

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity 104.0 gal (US) 394.0 l Less
Cooling System 15.0 gal (US) 57.0 l Less
Hydraulic System - Total 26.4 gal (US) 100.0 l Less
Hydraulic System - Tank 16.9 gal (US) 64.0 l Less
Diesel Exhaust Fluid 5.8 gal (US) 22.0 l Less
Transmission - Differential - Final Drives 18.5 gal (US) 70.0 l Less
Engine Oil 7.9 gal (US) 30.0 l Less
Tandem Housing - Each 22.9 gal (US) 87.0 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

Frame

Drawbar - Width 3.0 in 76.2 mm Less
Circle - Diameter 61.1 in 1553.0 mm Less
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness 1.6 in 40.0 mm Less
Drawbar - Height 6.0 in 152.0 mm Less
Circle - Height 6.3 in 160.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure - Height 12.6 in 321.0 mm Less
Front Frame Structure - Width 12.0 in 305.0 mm Less
Drawbar - Thickness 0.5 in 12.7 mm Less
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width 12.0 in 305.0 mm Less
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness 0.87 in 22.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Height to Center 23.5 in 596.0 mm Less
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right 18° 18° Less
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side 32° 32° Less

Tandems

Height 22.5 in 572.0 mm Less
Width 8.0 in 204.0 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Inner 0.69 in 17.5 mm Less
Sidewall Thickness - Outer 0.71 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° 15° Less
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down 25° 25° Less

Moldboard

Blade Width 14.0 ft 4.2 m Less
Moldboard - Height 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Moldboard - Thickness 0.87 in 22.0 mm 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 - AWD 36817.0 lb 16700.0 null Less
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW - AWD 49630.0 lb 22512.0 null Less
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW - AWD 18935.0 lb 8589.0 null Less
Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW - AWD 29308.0 lb 13294.0 null Less
Moldboard - Blade Width 14.0 ft 4.2 m 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° 90° Less
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40° 40° Less
Blade Tip Range - Backward Less
Maximum Lift Above Ground 17.8 in 452.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth of Cut 29.5 in 750.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 82.3 in 2090.0 mm Less
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 89.7 in 2278.0 mm Less

Ripper

Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21.0 in 533.0 mm Less
Ripping Depth - Maximum 16.8 in 426.0 mm Less
Ripper Shank Holders 5 5 Less
Penetration Force 20812.0 lb 9440.0 null Less
Pry-Out Force 28493.0 lb 12924.0 null Less
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 40.6 in 1031.0 mm Less

Scarifier

Front, V-Type - Working Width 47.4 in 1205.0 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
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 18.4 in 467.0 mm Less
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width 40.6 in 1031.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6 in 116.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders 11 11 Less
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 11.5 in 292.0 mm Less
Mid, V-Type - Working Width 46.6 in 1184.0 mm Less
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 16.8 in 426.0 mm Less
Rear - Working Width 84.0 in 2133.0 mm Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders 9 9 Less
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5 in 267.0 mm Less

Weights

Operating Weight - Typically Equipped 47514.0 lb 21552.0 null Less

Weights - AWD

Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 11033.0 lb 5004.0 null Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 29875.0 lb 13551.0 null Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 40908.0 lb 18555.0 null Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 17075.0 lb 7745.0 null Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 38069.0 lb 17268.0 null Less
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 55144.0 lb 25013.0 null Less
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle 14289.0 lb 6481.0 null Less
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 33225.0 lb 15071.0 null Less
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Total 47514.0 lb 21552.0 null Less

Dimensions

Height - Top of Cab 130.0 in 3308.0 mm Less
Length - Counterweight to Ripper 399.0 in 10136.0 mm Less
Width - Outside Front Tires 98.9 in 2511.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem 241.0 in 6123.0 mm Less
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine 351.0 in 8912.0 mm Less
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard 100.0 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 128.0 in 3256.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Cylinders 120.0 in 3040.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance - Rear Axle 13.3 in 339.0 mm Less

Standards

Brakes ISO 3450 ISO 3450 Less
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471; ISO 3499 ISO 3471; ISO 3499 Less
Sound ISO 6394; ISO 6395 ISO 6394; ISO 6395 Less
Steering ISO 5010 ISO 5010 Less

Operator Station

Operator Station

Operator Station

Machine and Implement Controls

Machine and Implement Controls

Machine and Implement Controls

Machine and Implement Controls

Machine and Implement Controls

Engine

Engine

Engine

Emissions Technology

Emissions Technology

Emissions Technology

Power Train

Power Train

Power Train

Structures and Drawbar-Circle-Moldboard

Structures and Drawbar-Circle-Moldboard

Structures and Drawbar-Circle-Moldboard

Hydraulics

Hydraulics

Hydraulics

All Wheel Drive (AWD)

Integrated Technologies

Integrated Technologies

Integrated Technologies

Integrated Technologies

Integrated Technologies

Integrated Technologies

Safety

Safety

Safety

Safety

Safety

Safety

Safety

Safety

Safety

Work Tools and Attachments

Work Tools and Attachments

Work Tools and Attachments

Work Tools and Attachments

Work Tools and Attachments

Smart Machine Systems

Serviceability and Customer Support

Serviceability and Customer Support

Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability

160M3 AWDStandard Equipment

POWER TRAIN
  • 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, swing-out
  • Diesel exhaust fluid tank, 22.0 L (5.8 gal) ground level access, and sediment drain
  • Differential Lock/Unlock, Automatic
  • Drain, engine oil, ecology
  • Economy mode
  • Electronic over speed protection
  • Engine, C9.3 with ACERT Technology, U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards
  • Fuel tank, 394 L (104 gal), ground level access and sediment drain
  • Parking brake - multi-disc, sealed, oil-cooled
  • Priming pump, fuel
  • Rear axle, modular
  • Sediment drain, fuel tank
  • Tandem drive
  • Transmission, 8F/6R, powershift, direct drive, Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Strategy (APECS)

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back up
  • Alternator, 150 ampere, sealed
  • Batteries, maintenance free, heavy duty, 1125 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
  • Starter, electric

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • 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, regen, DEF
  • 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 power 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 70 dB(A)
  • 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 - door with intermittent wipers (3)
  • Windows: tempered: - left and right side wipers - rear and intermittent wiper

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

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

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • 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
  • Hammer (emergency exit)
  • Horn, electric
  • Hydraulic lines for base functions
  • Lockout, hydraulic implement (for roading and servicing)
  • Moldboard
  • Mounting, cab roof accessories
  • Pump, hydraulic, high capacity, 98 cm³ (6 in³)
  • Radiator, cleanout access (both sides with swing doors)
  • Secondary steering
  • Serviceability, LH side
  • S·O·SSM ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
  • Tandem walkway/guards
  • Tool box

160M3 AWDOptional Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alternator, 280 ampere
  • Batteries: extreme duty, 1,400 CCA
  • Lights: Headlights, high
  • Lights: Headlights, low
  • Lights: Working lights, basic
  • Lights: Working lights, plus
  • Lights: Warning: beacon or strobe
  • Lights: Mounting for warning light

GUARDS
  • Articulation guard
  • Fenders, front, AWD
  • Fenders, rear
  • Front axle guard
  • Sound suppression (bottom)
  • Sound suppression (enclosure)
  • Transmission

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Mirrors, outside: heated 24V
  • Mirrors, outside: mounted
  • Comfort Plus Arrangement
  • Comfort Premium Arrangement

POWER TRAIN
  • Precleaner, snow
  • Starter, extreme duty, 1,000 Amps
  • Transmission, autoshift

OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • AccuGrade ARO
  • Integrated cross slope
  • Accumulators, blade lift
  • Camera, rearview
  • Cat Product Link 321SR
  • Cat Product Link 522
  • Drain, ecology, engine Wiggins
  • Heater, engine coolant: 120V
  • Heater, engine coolant: 240V
  • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional hydraulic valves are available for rear ripper, dozer, snow plow and snow wing.
  • Snow wing mounting, frame ready
  • Starting aid, ether

WORK TOOLS/G.E.T.
  • Blade extension, left hand, 610 mm (2 ft)
  • Blade extension, right hand, 610 mm (2 ft)
  • Counterweight
  • Cutting edges, curved
  • Endbits, overlay
  • Front lift group, mounting
  • Front lift group, mechanical
  • Grader bit, narrow and super penetration
  • Mid-Mount Scarifier, Package
  • Moldboard: 4267 mm × 610 mm × 22 mm (14 ft × 24 in × 7/8 in)
  • Moldboard: 4267 mm × 686 mm × 25 mm (14 ft × 27 in × 1 in)
  • Moldboard: 4877 mm × 686 mm × 25 mm (16 ft × 27 in × 1 in)
  • Push plate
  • Ripper, rear
  • Ripper tooth
  • Scarifier, front
  • Snow Arrangement
  • Snow Wing Ready Package
  • Tow hitch

MACHINE ARRANGEMENTS
  • Canadian Arrangement
  • European Arrangement
  • TUV Roading Arrangement

OPTIONAL TIRE ARRANGEMENTS
  • Rim Size - 9 × 24; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 14.0R24
  • Rim Size - 13 × 25; Wheel Group - Single-Piece; Tires - 17.5R25
  • Rim Size - 10 × 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 14.0R24
  • Rim Size - 10 × 24; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 14.0-24
  • Rim Size - 14 × 25; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 17.5R25
  • Rim Size - 14 × 25; Wheel Group - Multi-Piece; Tires - 17.5-25
  • Note: Consult your dealer for individual tire width, size and brand.

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