903C2 Compact Wheel Loader

903C2 Compact Wheel Loader

The Cat® 903C2 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.

Net Power
40 hp
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Maximum Gross Power
42 hp
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 R-ing
40 mm H2O

Engine

Net Power
40hp
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Maximum Gross Power
42hp
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 R-ing
40mm H2O
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 R-ing
40mm H2O
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 R-ing
40mm H2O
Bore
3.4in
Stroke
4.0in
Displacement
147in2
Note
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Net Power
40mm H2O
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Maximum Gross Power
42mm H2O
Bore
3.4in
Displacement
147in²
Note
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Stroke
4in

Weights

Operating Weight
9060lb
Operating Weight
9060lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.6-1.0 m3 (0.8-1.3 yd3)

Transmission

Travel Speed
10mile/h

Hydraulic System

Main Relief
2988psi
3rd Auxiliary Flow
14gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
4.8s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
0.8s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float
3.2s

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2000 Level I

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
3gal
Fuel Tank
11.4gal
Hydraulic System
6.3gal
Engine Oil
2.4gal
Cooling System
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
11.4gal (US)
Hydraulic System
6.3gal (US)
Engine Oil
2.4gal (US)

Dimensions (Approximate) – Standard

Cab Height
8.2ft
Ground Clearance
1.3ft
Wheelbase
5.9ft
Overall Length with Bucket*
15.4ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9ft
Dig Depth
8in
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5ft
Load Over Height
9.2ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.1ft
Departure Angle (degrees)
30°
Overall Length with Forks
17.0ft
Reach at Level Ground
3.2ft
Maximum Reach
5.0ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6ft
Maximum Fork Height
9.8ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5ft
Turning Radius Over Bucket*
12.9ft
Turning Radius Inside Tire**
5.4ft
Width Over Bucket*
5.8ft
Tire Gauge
4.3ft
Machine Width**
5.6ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Steering Angle – Left/Right
80°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Note
*Vary with bucket size.
Note
**Vary with tire size.

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard

Articulation Angle
40°
Cab Height
8.2ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Dig Depth
8in
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Fork Depth Above Ground
2in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5ft
Ground Clearance
1.3ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.1ft
Load Over Height
9.2ft
Machine Width**
5.6ft
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5ft
Maximum Fork Height
9.8ft
Maximum Reach
5ft
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.4ft
Overall Length - With Forks
17ft
Reach - Ground Level
3.2ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9ft
Steering Angle - Left/Right
80°
Tire Gauge
4.3ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.4ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
12.9ft
Wheel Base
5.9ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8ft

Operating Specifications – Standard Lift

Tire Size
33 × 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Breakout Force
5170lbf
Operating Weight
9060lb
Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Bucket
2150lb
Straight Tipping Load, Bucket
5070lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket
4300lb
Rackback, Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2610lb
Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1960lb
With Additional Counterweight – Operating Weight
9435lb
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Bucket
2305lb
With Additional Counterweight – Straight Tipping Load, Bucket
5445lb
With Additional Counterweight – Full Turn Static Tipping Load, Bucket
4610lb
With Additional Counterweight – Rackback, Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2800lb
With Additional Counterweight – Rated Operating Load @ Full Turn, Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
2105lb

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8yd³
Breakout Force
5170lbf
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4300lb
Operating Weight
9060lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2150lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1960lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2610lb
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5070lb
Tire Size
33 × 15.5-16.5, 12PR
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4610lb
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9435lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2305lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2800lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
2105lb
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5445lb

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Bucket Type
General Purpose
Bucket Width
70in
Dump Height
90in
Maximum Material Density
2545lb/yd³
Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Rated Capacity
0.8yd³

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Bucket Type
Light Material
Bucket Width
74in
Dump Height
85in
Maximum Material Density
1480lb/yd³
Rated Capacity
1.3yd³
Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight

Maximum Material Densities – General Purpose

Note
Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Bucket Type
General Purpose
Rated Capacity
0.8yd3
Dump Height
90in
Maximum Material Density
2545lb/yd3
Bucket Width
70in

Maximum Material Densities – Light Material

Bucket Type
Light Material
Rated Capacity
1.3yd3
Dump Height
85in
Maximum Material Density
1480lb/yd3
Bucket Width
74in

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Cab Height
8.2ft
Ground Clearance
1.3ft
Wheel Base
5.9ft
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.9ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.9ft
Dig Depth
8in
Maximum Dump Height*
8ft
Load Over Height
9.6ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.6ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Overall Length - With Forks
17.5ft
Reach - Ground Level
3.7ft
Maximum Reach
5.4ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6ft
Maximum Fork Height
10.3ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
13.2ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.4ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8ft
Tire Gauge
4.3ft
Machine Width**
5.6ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Steering Angle - Left/Right
80°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Tire Size
33 × 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8yd³
Breakout Force
5170lbf
Operating Weight
9105lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
1875lb
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4500lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
3760lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2410lb
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1805lb
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9480lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2030lb
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4840lb
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4060lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (80% of FTSTL)
2590lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Rough Terrain, 500 mm (20 in) Load Center) (60% of FTSTL)
1940lb

Standard Equipment:

  • Power Train
    • Air cleaner, two stage with visual indicator
    • Cat C2.4 engine: – Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards
    • Closed circuit breather
    • Cold start plugs
    • Electrical fuel priming pump
    • Extended life coolant protects to –37° C (–34° F)
    • Frame mounted heavy duty axles with outboard planetary reduction
    • Maintenance free, sealed for life, prop shaft and universal joints
    • Transmission, 16 km/h (10 mph)
  • Electrical
    • 12 volt direct electric starting
    • Alternator, 70A
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Cab mounted fuse panel
    • Ignition key start/stop switch
    • Maintenance free, sealed for life, 650 CCA heavy duty battery
  • Operator Environment
    • Cup holder
    • Digital service hour meter
    • Engine coolant temperature gauge
    • Fuel level gauge
    • Heavy duty, easy clean floor mat
    • Operator warning system indicators: – DPF monitor – Parking brake applied – Hydraulic oil temperature – Engine oil pressure – Service brake pressure – Hydraulic filter bypass
    • Seat: – Static, vinyl with 51 mm (2 in) retractable seat belt
    • Two external mirrors – knock back
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • 3rd valve auxiliary hydraulics with continuous flow detent, standard flow
    • Engine enclosure – lockable
    • Guarded front headlight
    • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
    • Lift arm safety brace
    • Loader arm float function
    • Lockable fuel filler cap
    • Manual quick coupler, skid steer loader compatible
    • Parking brake (secondary brake)
    • Quick release fuel filter/water separator
    • Reversing light
    • Self-canceling direction indicators
    • Work tool return to dig
    • Z-bar linkage

Optional Equipment:

  • Cab
    • Open
    • Enclosed
  • Fenders
    • Standard for use with 304 mm (12 in) tires
    • Wide for use with 393 mm (15.5 in) tires
  • Linkage
    • Standard lift
    • High lift
  • Seats
    • Mechanical suspension, vinyl with 51 mm (2 in) seat belt
    • Mechanical suspension, vinyl with 75 mm (3 in) seat belt
    • Mechanical suspension, fabric with 51 mm (2 in) seat belt
    • Mechanical suspension, fabric with 75 mm (3 in) seat belt
  • Tires
    • 12-16.5 10PR
    • Flotation 33-15.5 × 16.5
    • Flexport 33 × 6 × 11
  • Work Tools
    • For all work tool options, consult your Cat dealer.