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160M3 Motor Grader

160M3 Motor Grader

At a Glance

Base Power (1st Gear) - Net
221 HP
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped
45547 lb
Blade Width
14 ft
Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
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Overview

Reduce your carbon footprint with the latest in emissions reduction technology with the durable M Series 3 motor grader. The 160M3 motor grader unites comfortability and productivity to get optimal performance on the jobsite. Get the best visibility with angled cab doors, tapered engine enclosure, and sloped rear window.

Engine

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Base Power (1st Gear) - Net 221HP
Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Bore 4.5in
Stroke 5.9in
Speed at Rated Power 2,000 rpm
Base Power (1st Gear) - Net - Metric 224HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 8th 272HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 1st 221HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 2nd 231HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Reverse 3rd-6th 241HP
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Standard 1,400 rpm
Maximum Torque - VHP Plus 1000lb/ft
Standard Capability 109°F
Torque Rise 39%
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 1st 221HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 2nd 231HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 3rd 241HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 4th 252HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 5th 257HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 6th 262HP
VHP Plus - Gear - Net Power - Forward 7th 267HP
VHP Plus Range - Net 165-203 kW (221-272 hp)
VHP Plus Range - Net - Metric 165-203 kW (224-276 hp)
Displacement 567.5in³
Number of Cylinders 6
Derating Altitude 10000ft
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Maximum 1,550 rpm
High Ambient - Fan Speed - Minimum 500 rpm
High - Ambient Capability 122°F

Weights

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Operating Weight - Typically Equipped 45547lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Rear Axle 38069lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Front Axle 9907lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Rear Axle 28812lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Total 55144lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Base - Total 38719lb
Gross Vehicle Weight - Maximum - Front Axle 17075lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Front Axle 13237lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Rear Axle 32310lb
Operating Weight - Typically Equipped - Total 45547lb

Moldboard

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Blade Width 14ft
Moldboard - Height 24in
Moldboard - Thickness 0.87in
Arc Radius 16.3in
Throat Clearance 6.5in
Cutting Edge Width 6in
Cutting Edge Thickness 0.6in
End Bit - Width 6in
End Bit - Thickness 0.6in
Blade Pull - Base GVW 25931lb
Blade Pull - Maximum GVW 34262lb
Blade Down Pressure - Base GVW 17004lb
Blade Down Pressure - Maximum GVW 29308lb
Moldboard - Blade Width 14ft

Operating Specifications

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Top Speed - Forward 29.5mile/h
Top Speed - Reverse 23.3mile/h
Turning Radius - Outside Front Tires 25.59ft
Steering Range - Left/Right 50°
Articulation Angle - Left/Right 20°
Forward - 1st 2.6mile/h
Forward - 2nd 3.5mile/h
Forward - 3rd 5.1mile/h
Forward - 4th 7mile/h
Forward - 5th 10.8mile/h
Forward - 6th 14.7mile/h
Forward - 7th 20.3mile/h
Forward - 8th 29.5mile/h
Reverse - 1st 2mile/h
Reverse - 2nd 3.8mile/h
Reverse - 3rd 5.5mile/h
Reverse - 4th 8.5mile/h
Reverse - 5th 16mile/h
Reverse - 6th 23.3mile/h

Service Refill

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Fuel Capacity 104gal (US)
Cooling System 15gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Total 26.4gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Tank 16.9gal (US)
Transmission - Differential - Final Drives 18.5gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid 5.8gal (US)
Engine Oil 7.9gal (US)
Tandem Housing - Each 22.9gal (US)
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.13gal (US)
Circle Drive Housing 1.8gal (US)

Power Train

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Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Forward/6 Reverse
Transmission APECS, Direct Drive, Powershift
Brakes - Service Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes - Service - Surface Area 3565in²
Brakes - Parking Multiple Oil Disc
Brakes - Secondary Dual Circuit Control

Hydraulic System

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Circuit Type Parallel
Pump Type Variable Piston
Pump Output 55.5gal/min
Maximum System Pressure 3503psi
Reservoir Tank Capacity 16.9gal (US)
Standby Pressure 885psi

Frame

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Drawbar - Width 3in
Circle - Diameter 61.1in
Circle - Blade Beam Thickness 1.6in
Drawbar - Height 6in
Front Frame Structure - Height 12.6in
Front Frame Structure - Width 12in
Circle - Height 6.3in
Drawbar - Thickness 0.5in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Width 12in
Front-Top/Bottom Plate - Thickness 0.87in
Front Axle - Height to Center 23.5in
Front Axle - Wheel Lean - Left/Right 18°
Front Axle - Total Oscillation per Side 32°

Blade Range

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Circle Centershift - Right 28.7in
Circle Centershift - Left 27.4in
Moldboard Sideshift - Right 26in
Moldboard Sideshift - Left 20.1in
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90°
Blade Tip Range - Forward 40°
Blade Tip Range - Backward
Maximum Lift Above Ground 17.8in
Maximum Depth of Cut 29.5in
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Right 89.7in
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires - Left 82.3in

Standards

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Brakes ISO 3450
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471; ISO 3499
Sound ISO 6394; ISO 6395
Steering ISO 5010

Scarifier

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Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifier Shank Holders 5/11
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 18.4in
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth - Working Width 40.6in
Front, V-Type - Working Width 47.4in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holders 11
Mid, V-Type - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 4.6in
Mid, V-Type - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 11.5in
Mid, V-Type - Working Width 46.6in
Rear - Scarifying Depth, Maximum 16.8in
Rear - Working Width 84in
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holders 9
Rear - Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 10.5in

Ripper

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Ripping Depth - Maximum 16.8in
Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 21in
Ripper Shank Holders 5
Penetration Force 20812lb
Pry-Out Force 28493lb
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 40.6in

Air Conditioning System

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Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.

Tandems

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Height 22.5in
Width 8in
Sidewall Thickness - Inner 0.69in
Sidewall Thickness - Outer 0.71in
Drive Chain Pitch 2in
Wheel Axle Spacing 60in
Tandem Oscillation - Front Up 15°
Tandem Oscillation - Front Down 25°

Dimensions

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Height - Top of Cab 130in
Length - Counterweight to Ripper 399in
Width - Outside Front Tires 98.9in
Length - Front Axle to Mid Tandem 241in
Length - Front Tire to Rear of Machine 351in
Length - Front Axle to Moldboard 100in
Length - Between Tandem Axles 60in
Width - Outside Rear Tires 98.9in
Width - Tire Center Lines 84.3in
Height - Front Axle Center 23.5in
Height - Exhaust Stack 128in
Height - Top of Cylinders 120in
Ground Clearance - Rear Axle 13.3in