2017 Caterpillar 980 Loaders Wheel Large - EquipmentWatch
Equipment Residual Value Awards

Caterpillar 980

EquipmentWatch Highest Retained Value Award Winner

Loaders, Wheel Large

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The 980 series was updated for 2017 with the new 980M Wheel Loaders. Weighing in at just over 30 metric tons with a breakout force of 50,357 lb. the Tier 4 Final compliant Cat C13 engine has net power of 386 hp, and powers a bucket with up to 15.7 cubic yards of capacity range. Caterpillar has applied their proven technologies to meet the high expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life their customers have grown to depend on.


10.1 years
Average age in Market
2016 Market Share
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