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Engine Model Cat® C13 ACERT™ VHP Cat® C13 ACERT™ VHP
Bore 5.1 in 130.0 mm
Stroke 6.2 in 157.0 mm
Speed @ Rated Power 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Base Power (all gears) – Net 297.0 hp 221.0 kW
Maximum Torque 1261.0 lb ft 1710.0 N·m
Torque Rise 50% 50%
Displacement 763.0 in3 12.5 L
Number of Cylinders 6 6
Derating Altitude 15000.0 ft 4572.0 m
Standard – Fan Speed – Maximum 1200 RPM 1200 RPM
Standard – Fan Speed – Minimum 550 RPM 550 RPM
Standard – Ambient Capability 109.0 ° F 43.0 ° C
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Maximum 1450 RPM 1450 RPM
High Ambient – Fan Speed – Minimum 550 RPM 550 RPM
High Ambient Capability 122.0 ° F 50.0 ° C

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Fwd/6 Rev 8 Fwd/6 Rev
Transmission Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Direct drive, power shift, countershaft
Brakes – Service Oil-actuated, oil-disc Oil-actuated, oil-disc
Brakes – Service, Surface Area 7724.0 in2 49830.0 cm2
Brakes – Parking Spring applied, hydraulically released Spring applied, hydraulically released
Brakes – Secondary Oil-actuated, oil-disc Oil-actuated, oil-disc

Hydraulic System

Circuit Type Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center
Pump Type Variable piston Variable piston
Pump Output 74.0 gal/min 280.0 L/min
Maximum System Pressure 3500.0 psi 24150.0 kPa
Reservoir tank capacity 17.17 gal 65.0 L
Standby Pressure 450.0 psi 3100.0 kPa

Operating Specifications

Top Speed – Forward 33.5 mph 53.9 km/h
Top Speed – Reverse 26.5 mph 42.6 km/h
Turning Radius, Outside Front Tires 29.2 ft 8.9 m
Steering Range – Left/Right 47.5° 47.5°
Articulation Angle – Left/Right 20° 20°
Forward – 1st 2.8 mph 4.5 km/h
Forward – 2nd 3.9 mph 6.3 km/h
Forward – 3rd 5.6 mph 9.0 km/h
Forward – 4th 7.7 mph 12.4 km/h
Forward – 5th 12.0 mph 19.3 km/h
Forward – 6th 16.7 mph 26.8 km/h
Forward – 7th 23.0 mph 37.0 km/h
Forward – 8th 33.5 mph 53.9 km/h
Reverse – 1st 2.2 mph 3.6 km/h
Reverse – 2nd 4.2 mph 6.8 km/h
Reverse – 3rd 6.1 mph 9.8 km/h
Reverse – 4th 9.5 mph 15.2 km/h
Reverse – 5th 18.2 mph 29.3 km/h
Reverse – 6th 26.5 mph 42.6 km/h

Service Refill

Fuel Capacity 130.0 gal 492.0 L
Cooling System 12.3 gal 46.5 L
Hydraulic System – Total 30.1 gal 114.0 L
Hydraulic System – Tank 17.2 gal 65.0 L
Engine Oil 7.9 gal 30.0 L
Transmission/Differential/Final Drives 30.1 gal 114.0 L
Tandem Housing (each) 32.1 gal 121.5 L
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.24 gal 0.9 L
Circle Drive Housing 2.1 gal 8.0 L

Frame

Circle – Diameter 71.75 in 1822.0 mm
Circle – Blade Beam Thickness 2.0 in 50.0 mm
Drawbar – Height 8.0 in 203.0 mm
Front Axle – Height to Center 27.09 in 688.0 mm
Front Axle – Wheel Lean, Left/Right 18.2° 18.2°
Front Axle – Total Oscillation per Side 32° 32°

Tandems

Height 25.5 in 648.0 mm
Width 9.3 in 236.0 mm
Sidewall Thickness – Inner 0.9 in 22.0 mm
Sidewall Thickness – Outer 0.9 in 22.0 mm
Drive Chain Pitch 2.5 in 63.5 mm
Wheel Axle Spacing 72.5 in 1841.0 mm
Tandem Oscillation – Front Up 15° 15°
Tandem Oscillation – Front Down 25° 25°

Moldboard

Blade Width 16.0 ft 4.877 m
Moldboard – Height 31.0 in 787.0 mm
Moldboard – Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm
Arc Radius 16.3 in 413.0 mm
Throat Clearance 4.9 in 126.0 mm
Cutting Edge – Width 8.0 in 203.0 mm
Cutting Edge – Thickness 1.0 in 25.0 mm
End Bit – Width 6.0 in 152.0 mm
End Bit – Thickness 0.75 in 19.0 mm
Blade Pull – Maximum GVW 48554.0 lb 22024.0 kg
Blade Pull – Base GVW (AWD) 38781.0 lb 17591.0 kg
Blade Down Pressure – Base GVW 29154.0 lb 13224.0 kg
Blade Down Pressure – Max GVW 44047.0 lb 19979.0 kg

Blade Range

Circle Centershift – Right 23.5 in 597.0 mm
Circle Centershift – Left 25.5 in 647.0 mm
Moldboard Sideshift – Right 43.1 in 1094.0 mm
Moldboard Sideshift – Left 25.6 in 740.0 mm
Maximum Blade Position Angle 65° 65°
Blade Tip Range – Forward 40° 40°
Blade Tip Range – Backward
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Right 101.9 in 2587.0 mm
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires – Left 90.0 in 2282.0 mm
Maximum Lift above Ground 15.6 in 395.0 mm
Maximum Depth of Cut 19.2 in 488.0 mm

Ripper

Ripping Depth – Maximum 17.8 in 452.0 mm
Ripper Shank Holders 7 7
Shank Holder Spacing – Minimum 17.5 in 445.0 mm
Shank Holder Spacing – Maximum 20.0 in 500.0 mm
Penetration Force 22140.0 lb 10163.0 kg
Pryout Force 33788.0 lb 15323.0 kg
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 63.4 in 1610.0 mm

Weights

Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Front Axle 24694.0 lb 11201.0 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Rear Axle 53949.0 lb 24471.0 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Front Axle 16345.0 lb 7414.0 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Rear Axle 43090.0 lb 19545.0 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum – Total 78643.0 lb 35672.0 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base – Total 59435.0 lb 26959.0 kg

Dimensions

Height – Top of Cab 145.8 in 3703.0 mm
Length - counterweight to ripper 459.5 in 11672.0 mm
Width – Outside Front Tires 121.9 in 3096.0 mm
Length – Front Axle to Mid Tandem 275.0 in 6985.0 mm
Length – Front Tire to Rear of Machine 392.2 in 9963.0 mm
Length – Front Axle to Moldboard 120.8 in 3069.0 mm
Length – Between Tandem Axles 72.5 in 1841.0 mm
Width – Outside Rear Tires 121.9 in 3096.0 mm
Width – Tire Center Lines 98.8 in 2509.0 mm
Height – Front Axle Center 27.1 in 688.0 mm
Height to Exhaust Stack 134.1 in 3405.0 mm
Height to Top of Cylinders 121.6 in 3088.0 mm
Ground Clearance at Rear Axle 16.0 in 407.0 mm

Operator Station

The 16M features a revolutionary cab design that provides unmatched comfort, visibility and ease of use, making the operator more confident and productive.


Steering and Implement Controls

The 16M sets a new standard for motor grader operational efficiency.


Structures, Drawbar, Circle, Moldboard

Durable structures with fast and simple DCM adjustments deliver precise material control while lowering operating costs.


Power Train

Integrated, electronically controlled systems, deliver smooth reliable performance with reduced operating costs.


Engine

The 16M combines power management with ACERT™ Technology to deliver maximum power and efficiency while reducing the environmental impact.


Hydraulics

The 16M electro-hydraulics enable advanced machine controls with precise and predictable movements.


Integrated Electronic Solutions

Full systems integration optimizes machine performance and availability.


Work Tools and Attachments

The Work Tools and optional attachments for the 16M expand machine versatility, utilization and performance.


Safety

Safety is an integral part of all machine and system designs.


Serviceability and Customer Support

Simplified service, world-class product support and Cat® dealer-trained experts keep your fleet up and running, maximizing your equipment investment.


16M Standard Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Accelerator
  • Air conditioner with heat
  • Arm and wrist rest, adjustable
  • Articulation, automatic Return-to-Center
  • Ashtray and lighter
  • 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 cluster - articulation, engine coolant temp,
  • Gauges, machine level
  • Hour meter, digital
  • Joystick hydraulic controls for
  • Ladders, cab, left and right side
  • Lights, left and right side lights
  • Lights, night time cab
  • Meter, hour, digital
  • Mirror, inside rearview, wide angle
  • Power port, 12V
  • Radio Ready, Entertainment
  • ROPS cab, sound suppressed, less than 75 dB
  • Seat, cloth-covered, comfort air suspension
  • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • Storage area for cooler/lunchbox
  • Throttle control, electronic
  • Windows, laminated glass:
 
POWER TRAIN
  • Air cleaner, dual stage, dry type, automatic dust ejector,
  • Air-to-air after cooler (ATAAC)
  • Belt, serpentine, automatic tensioner
  • Brakes, four-wheel hydraulic
  • Differential, Auto lock / unlock
  • Drain, engine oil, high speed
  • Electronic over speed protection
  • Engine, Cat® C13 with ACERT™ Technology
  • Engine, Compression brake
  • Ether starting aid
  • Fuel tank, fast fill, ground level
  • Fuel-water separator
  • Hydraulic demand fan
  • Muffler, under hood
  • Parking brake - multi disc, sealed, oil-cooled
  • Priming pump, fuel
  • Rear axle, modular
  • Sediment drain, fuel tank
  • Transmission, 8F / 6R, power shift, direct drive
  • VHP (Variable Horsepower)
 
ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back up
  • Alternator, 150 ampere, sealed
  • Batteries, maintenance free, heavy duty, 1400 CCA
  • Breaker panel, ground accessible
  • Electrical system, 24V
  • Grade Control Ready - Cab harness, software,
  • Lights: reversing, roof-mounted roading, stop and tail (LED), work front
  • Product Link Ready
  • Starter, electric, heavy duty
 
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Accumulators, blade lift
  • Brake accumulators, dual certified
  • Bumper, rear, integrated with hitch
  • CD ROM Parts Book
  • Clutch, circle drive slip
  • Cutting edges
  • Doors (4), engine compartment, locking
  • Drawbar - 6 shoe with replaceable wear strips
  • Endbits, 19 mm (3/4 in) DH-2 steel
  • Extended Life Coolant to -35° C (-30° F)
  • Fluid check, ground level
  • Frame, articulated, with safety lock
  • Guards, service center debris
  • Ground level engine shutdown
  • Hammer (emergency exit)
  • Horn, electric
  • Hydraulics, base 8 implement controls
  • Hydraulics, load-sensing
  • Lockout, hydraulic implement for roading
  • Moldboard
  • Paint, glare reducing - top of front frame, rear enclosure
  • Radiator, cleanout access
  • Secondary steering
  • Serviceability, LH side
  • S•O•SSM ports: engine, hydraulic, transmission, coolant, fuel
  • Tandem walkway/guards
  • Tool box
  • Tow hitch
 
TIRES, RIMS, & WHEELS
  • Partial allowance for tires and multi-piece rims
 

16M Optional Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Converter, communications (CB) 5 1
  • Lights:
 
GUARDS
  • Covers, screen 5 10
  • Debris 11 24
  • Sound 11.3 25
  • Transmission 159 350
 
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Fan, defroster, rear window 2 4
  • Horn, air 7 15
  • Mirrors, outside:
  • Shade, sun 2 5
 
POWER TRAIN
  • Coolant:
  • Engine, variable horsepower plus (VHP plus)
  • Transmission, autoshift 2 5
 
OTHER ATTACHMENTS
  • AccuGrade® ARO 18 40
  • AutoLube, Lincoln
  • Camera, rearview 9 20
  • Fenders, rear 514 1150
  • Float, variable 9 20
  • Heater, engine coolant:
  • Hydraulic arrangements with one or more additional
  • Platform, access, windows 159 350
  • Security system 2 5
  • Sound suppression 5 11
 
WORK TOOLS / G.E.T.
  • Cutting edges, curved 68 150
  • Push plate, counterweight
  • Ripper, rear 1950 4298
  • Ripper, mounting 39 85
  • Ripper tooth 60 132
 
MACHINE ARRANGEMENTS
  • Canadian Arrangement
  • European Arrangement
  • Snow Arrangement
 
Note: Not all attachments are available in all regions.
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