The Cat 906H Compact Wheel Loader delivers high performance with outstanding versatility. Spacious cab with joystick control keeps you comfortable throughout the work day, allowing you to get more done. Loader design delivers strength and durability with superior control. Do more with one machine with the new skid steer loader style coupler. This coupler allows the use of Cat Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loader hydromechanical work tools on the Cat Compact Wheel Loader for greater machine versatility. Expand your business with the new 906H.


Net Power 70.0 hp 52.0 kW Less
Gross Power 74.0 hp 55.0 kW Less
ISO 9249 Rating 71.0 hp 53.0 kW Less
EEC 80/1269 Rating 71.0 hp 53.0 kW Less
SAE J1349 Rating 70.0 hp 52.0 kW Less
Model Cat® C3.4 Cat® C3.4 Less

Engine Dimensions

Bore 3.7 in 94.0 mm Less
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Displacement 203.0 in3 3.3 L Less


Operating Weight 12412.0 lb 5630.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Bucket Capacity 1.2 yd3 0.9 m3 Less
Tire Size 405/70 R18 405/70 R18 Less
Breakout Force 9442.0 lb 42.0 kN Less
Rated operating load @ full turn, forks (EN 474-3:2006, firm and level ground, 500 mm (20 in) load center) (80% of FTSTL) 4553.0 lb 2065.0 kg Less
Rated operating load @ full turn, bucket 3483.0 lb 1580.0 kg Less
Rated operating load @ full turn, forks (EN 474-3:2006, rough terrain, 500 mm (20 in) load center) (60% of FTSTL) 3415.0 lb 1549.0 kg Less
Rated operating load @ full turn, forks (EN 474-3:2006, firm and level ground, 500 mm (20 in) load center) (transport 100 mm (4 in) above ground) 5997.0 lb 2720.0 kg Less
Straight tipping load, bucket 8785.0 lb 3985.0 kg Less
Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket 6967.0 lb 3160.0 kg Less
Rackback, transport position 52.0 Degrees 52.0 Degrees Less


Travel Speed 1 4.3 mph 7.0 km/h Less
Travel Speed 2 12.4 mph 20.0 km/h Less
High Speed 21.7 mph 35.0 km/h Less


Hinge pin height 10.6 ft 3230.0 mm Less
Machine height 8.1 ft 2465.0 mm Less
Wheel base 7.1 ft 2170.0 mm Less


ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994 SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471-1994 Less
FOPS SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II SAE J/ISO 3449 APR98 Level II, ISO 3449 1992 Level II Less

Hydraulic System

3rd Auxiliary Flow, Standard 22.0 gal/min 83.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 5 Seconds 5 Seconds Less
3rd Auxiliary Flow, High Flow 33.0 gal/min 125.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 2 Seconds 2 Seconds Less
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float 4 Seconds 4 Seconds Less
Main Relief 3400.0 psi 235.0 bar Less
Hydraulic cycle time - rack back 2.5 Seconds 2.5 Seconds Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 6.3 gal 24.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 13.7 gal 52.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 22.2 gal 84.0 L Less
Engine Oil 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less


Bucket Capacities 0.75 - 1.2 m3 1.0 - 1.6 yd3 0.75 - 1.2 m3 1.0 - 1.6 yd3 Less

Operator Station

Superior comfort keeps you productive, all day long.

Power Train

Cat Hystat power train delivers aggressive performance.

Loader Linkage

Optimal digging forces with parallel lift.

Work Tools

Do more jobs with one machine with Cat Work Tools.


Easy access and minimal maintenance requirements reduce downtime.

Customer Support

Unmatched support makes the difference.

906H Standard Equipment

  • Transmission, 20 km/h (12.4 mph); standard axles with hydraulically actuated dry disc brakes
  • Transmission inching function
  • Hydrostatic drive
  • 100% Differential Lock on both axles, selectable on the move

  • Skid steer loader style hydraulic quick coupler
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulic circuit
  • Loader arm float function
  • Connect under pressure hydraulic quick connector
  • Parallel lift Z-bar loader

  • C3.4 Tier 3 emissions certified
  • Two stage air cleaner with visual indicator
  • Cat Extended Life Coolant
  • Lockable engine compartments
  • Easy quick release fuel filter/water separator
  • Engine oil drain valve (non spill eco drain)
  • Closed circuit breather

  • Master disconnect switch
  • Heavy duty battery, 12V
  • Engine cold starter aid
  • Alternator, 90 amp
  • Service point connector for electronic diagnostics (ET)
  • Roading lights
  • Back up alarm

  • E-coat paint primer
  • Pressure test points
  • Recovery hitch and pin
  • Scheduled oil sampling (S•O•S) ports
  • Lockable fuel filler cap

  • Multifunction joystick with direction control
  • Proportional auxiliary control
  • Two external mirrors--knock back
  • Warning indicators for major systems
  • Easy clean cab floor
  • Cup holder
  • Sun visor
  • Adjustable wrist rest
  • Seat belt, 75 mm (3 in), retractable
  • Cabin light
  • Auxiliary power sockets
  • Coat hook
  • On board digital LCD display cluster
  • Sound suppression
  • Heavy duty floor mat
  • Storage tray
  • Lockable storage box

906H Optional Equipment

  • Transmission control upgrade (includes creeper control, rimpull control and hand throttle)
  • Ride control
  • Speeder, 35 km/h (21.7 mph) with secondary steering and front axle with hydraulically boosted oil immersed disc brakes

  • High flow auxiliary hydraulics
  • Return to dig work tool positioner

  • Engine block heater, 120V
  • Cat extended life coolant, protects to -50° C (-58­° F)
  • Precleaner for engine air filter

  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Rotating beacon
  • Work tool wiring harness
  • Working lights, two front and two rear

  • Custom color paint
  • Rear light guard kit
  • Tire options including heavy duty tires

  • For all work tools and standard/high flow options, consult your Cat dealer

  • Cat radio/CD/MP3/WMA
  • Rear sun screen
  • Canopy includes: • Steering column, fixed • Seat, adjustable suspension, vinyl
  • Cab, Comfort (pressurized) includes: • Two doors (left door includes sliding window) • Seat, adjustable suspension, cloth • Steering column, tilt • Heater with window, side and foot vents • Heated rear window • Wiper/washer front and rear • Radio ready kit including speakers
  • Cab, Deluxe (pressurized) includes: • Two doors (both doors include sliding windows) • Seat, electric air suspension, lumbar support and heated back, cloth • Steering column, tilt • Air conditioning and heater with window, side and foot vents • Heated rear window • Wiper/washer front and rear ­• Radio ready kit including speakers

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