The M Series Motor Grader has become the industry standard in operational efficiency and overall productivity. From building roads to maintaining them, M Series Motor Graders are designed to help you get more work done in less time. Unprecedented operator comfort and ease of service help to maximize your return on investment.

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Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 213.0 HP 159.0 kW
Engine Model Cat® C9 ACERT™ Cat® C9 ACERT™
Bore 4.4 in 112.0 mm
Stroke 5.9 in 149.0 mm
Speed at Rated Power 2,000 rpm 2,000 rpm
Torque Rise - VHP Plus 40% 40%
Maximum Torque - VHP Plus 912.0 lb/ft 1237.0 N·m
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric 216.0 HP 159.0 kW
VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric 159-185 kW (216-251 hp) 159-185 kW (216-251 hp)
VHP Plus Range - Net 159-185 kW (213-248 hp) 159-185 kW (213-248 hp)
Displacement 537.0 in³ 8.8 l
Number of Cylinders 6 6
Derating Altitude 10000.0 ft 3048.0 m
Standard - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,450 rpm 1,450 rpm
Standard - Fan Speed - Minimum 600 rpm 600 rpm
Standard - Ambient Capability 109.0 °F 43.0 °C
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,650 rpm 1,650 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 600 rpm 600 rpm
High - Ambient Capability 122.0 °F 50.0 °C

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160M Standard Equipment

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  • 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
  • Differential Lock/Unlock, Automatic
  • Drain, engine oil, ecology
  • Electronic over speed protection
  • Engine Cat C9 with ACERT Technology, diesel, with automatic engine derate and idle control. Note: Engine meets non-current U.S. EPA Tier 3 or EU Stage IIIA emission standards.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown (EIS)
  • Fuel tank, 416 L (110 gal), ground level access and sediment drain
  • Fuel-water separator
  • Muffler, underhood
  • Parking brake - multi-disc, sealed, oil‑cooled
  • Priming pump, fuel
  • Rear axle, modular
  • Sediment drain, fuel tank
  • Tandem drive
  • Transmission, 8F/6R, power shift, direct drive
  • Variable Horsepower Plus (VHP Plus)

160M Optional Equipment

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  • Alternator, 150 ampere
  • Batteries: extreme duty, 1,400 CCA
  • Converter, communication (CB)
  • Lights: Headlights, high
  • Lights: Headlights, low
  • Lights: Working lights, basic
  • Lights: Working lights, plus, LED
  • Lights: Warning: beacon or strobe
  • Lights: Mounting for warning light
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