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Cat® Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton.
Introduced in 1963, the 988 has been the industry leader for over 50 years, built on a legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability, and productivity. The 988K XE brings improved sustainability and maximum efficiency to this machine platform.

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Net Power 541.0 HP 403.0 kW
Engine Model Cat® C18 ™ Cat® C18 ™
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm
Displacement 1105.0 in³ 18.1 l
Rated Speed 1,700 rpm 1,700 rpm
Peak Torque @ (speed) - SAE J1995 2104.0 ft·lbf 2852.0 N·m
Net Power - SAE J1349 541.0 HP 403.0 kW
Torque Rise 58% 58%
Peak Power Speed - 1,500 rpm - Gross - ISO 14396 580.0 HP 432.0 kW
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
Peak Power Speed - 1,500 rpm - Gross - SAE J1995 588.0 HP 439.0 kW
Gross Power - ISO 14396 580.0 HP 432.0 kW
Peak Power Speed 1,500 rpm 1,500 rpm
Peak Power Speed - 1,500 rpm - Net Power - SAE J1349 541.0 HP 403.0 kW

988K XE Standard Equipment

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  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

988K XE Optional Equipment

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