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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.

Overview

The 16M motor grader represents a revolution in operational efficiency, visibility, service ease and overall productivity, setting the new standard and building on the legacy of high quality you can trust.

Engine

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

Power Train

Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Fwd/6 Rev 8 Fwd/6 Rev Less
Transmission Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Direct drive, power shift, countershaft Less
Brakes – Service Oil-actuated, oil-disc Oil-actuated, oil-disc Less
Brakes – Service, Surface Area 7724.0 in2 49830.0 cm2 Less
Brakes – Parking Spring applied, hydraulically released Spring applied, hydraulically released Less
Brakes – Secondary Oil-actuated, oil-disc Oil-actuated, oil-disc 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 74.0 gal/min 280.0 L/min Less
Maximum System Pressure 3500.0 psi 24150.0 kPa Less
Reservoir tank capacity 17.17 gal 65.0 L Less
Standby Pressure 450.0 psi 3100.0 kPa Less

Operating Specifications

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

Service Refill

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

Frame

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

Tandems

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

Moldboard

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

Blade Range

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

Ripper

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

Weights

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

Dimensions

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