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953 Track Loader

Save money and transport time with one rugged machine that does it all – land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. Crawler loaders give you lower ground pressure and better traction so you can start the job sooner, and work longer, in all kinds of underfoot conditions. Cat® Track Loaders give you all this, plus outstanding performance and fuel efficiency.

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    Product Specs


    Flywheel Power 160 HP
    Engine Model Cat C7.1
    Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 160 HP
    Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 162 mhp
    Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014/Korea Tier 4 Final
    Note (1) All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, Japan 2014(Tier 4 Final) and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use onlyUltra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm EPA/10 ppm EU(mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend by volume)are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD.B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock shouldmeet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specificationare required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuelrecommendations.
    Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
    Note (3) Engine power at 1,800 rpm. The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan running up to maximum speed, alternator, air cleaner and aftertreatment. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011.


    Operating Weight 34594 lb

    Service Refill Capacities

    Fuel Tank 70 gal (US)
    DEF Tank 4.2 gal (US)


    Operating Weight 35181 lb
    Width of Standard Shoe 20 in
    Ground Contact Area 3720 in²
    Ground Pressure 10 psi

    Low Ground Pressure (LGP)

    Operating Weight 38055 lb
    Width of Standard Shoe 31.5 in
    Ground Contact Area 6045 in²
    Ground Pressure 6 psi

    Waste Handler

    Operating Weight 35662 lb
    Width of Standard Shoe 20 in
    Ground Contact Area 3720 in²
    Ground Pressure 10 psi


    Overall Machine Length* 251.1 in
    Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes 91.2 in
    Machine Height - Top of Cab 124.2 in
    Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 41.4 in
    Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump* 111.7 in
    Height - Bucket Hinge Pin 142.1 in
    Ground Clearance 16.3 in
    Ramp Angle 29°
    Note *With General Purpose pin-on bucket


    Track Gauge 72.3 in
    Track on Ground 90 in
    Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side 6/37


    Capacity - General Purpose 2.4 yd³
    Capacity - Multi-Purpose 2.1 yd³
    Capacity - Performance Series 2.7 yd³
    Width - General Purpose 97.8 in
    Width - Multi-Purpose 97.3 in
    Width - Performance Series 99.8 in

    Air Conditioning System

    Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.