Caterpillar 160M Motor Grader


Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left82 in (208 cm)
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right90 in (229 cm)
Moldboard Sideshift - Left32 in (81 cm)
Moldboard Sideshift - Right37 in (94 cm)


Blade Tip Angle - Front40 °
Blade Tip Angle - Rear5 °
Diameter61.1 in (155 cm)
Max Lift Above Ground17.8 in (45 cm)
Max Reach Outside Tires - Left82.3 in (209 cm)
Max Reach Outside Tires - Right89.7 in (228 cm)
Shift Left27.4 in (70 cm)
Shift Right28.7 in (73 cm)


Blade Base8.6 ft (3 m)
Front Ground Clearance2 ft (1 m)
Height to Top of Isomount Cab10.8 ft (3 m)
Overall Length28.6 ft (9 m)
Rear Ground Clearance1.2 ft (0 m)
Tandem Axle Wheelbase5 ft (2 m)
Wheelbase20.1 ft (6 m)
Width Over Tires8.2 ft (3 m)


Base Power (1st Gear) - Net213 hp (159 kw)
Displacement537 cu in (0 m)
Engine ModelC9 ACERT VHP
Max Power213 hp (159 kw)
Net Power Gears 7-8213 hp (159 kw)
Net Torque Gears 7-8912.4 lbs/ft
Number of Cylinders6
Power Measured @2000 rpm
Torque Measured @2000 rpm

Front Axle

Ground Clearance2 ft (1 m)
Oscillation - Total32 °
Wheel Lean18 °

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow55.7 gal/min (211 l/min)
Pump Typevariable piston
Relief Valve Pressure3500 psi


Blade Pull at Max Weight32904 lbs (14,925 kg)
Max Depth of Cut29.5 in (75 cm)
Moldboard Height27 in (69 cm)
Moldboard Length14 ft (4 m)
Moldboard Thickness1 in (3 cm)
Moldboard Width14 ft (4 m)
Side Shift Left32.3 in (82 cm)
Side Shift Right37.4 in (95 cm)

Operating Specifications

Circle Gearbox Fluid Capacity1.8 gal (7 l)
Cooling System Fluid Capacity10.6 gal (40 l)
Fuel Capacity105 gal (397 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity16.9 gal (64 l)
Max Operation Weight - Front Axle18478 lbs (8,382 kg)
Max Operation Weight - Rear Axle34317 lbs (15,566 kg)
Max Operation Weight - Total52795 lbs (23,948 kg)
Operating Weight 35060 lbs (15,903 kg)
Rear Diff/Final Drive Fluid Capacity17.2 gal (65 l)
Std Operation Weight - Front Axle9677 lbs (4,390 kg)
Std Operation Weight - Rear Axle25383 lbs (11,514 kg)
Std Operation Weight - Total35060 lbs (15,903 kg)
Tandem Case Fluid Capacity (each)21.1 gal (80 l)

Steering System

Articulation Angle20 °
Turning Radius25 ft (8 m)


Max Speed - Forward29.5 mph (47 kph)
Max Speed - Reverse23.3 mph (37 kph)
Number of Gears - Forward8
Number of Gears - Reverse6
Transmission Typedirect drive, power shift, countershaft

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