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972M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

972M XE Wheel Loader | Front Loader

At a Glance

Emissions
Tier 4/Stage IV
Operating Weight
54871 lb
Bucket Capacities
3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)
Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm
1193 ft·lbf
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Overview

The new 972M XE Wheel Loader, with the 2017 product update, applies proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. The XE technology improves fuel efficiency by up to 25% over the M Series standard configuration and up to 35% over the K Series standard configuration.** Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV emission standards. **Actual results may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, machine configuration, operator technique, machine application, climate, etc.

Engine - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV

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Emissions Tier 4/Stage IV

Weights

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Operating Weight 54871lb
Note Weight based on a machine configuration with Michelin 26.5R25 XHA2 L3 radial tires, full fluids, operator, standard counterweight, cold start, roading fenders, Product Link?, manual diff lock/open axles (front/rear), power train guard, secondary steering,

Buckets

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Bucket Capacities 3.20-9.94 m³ (4.19-13.00 yd³)

Engine

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Maximum Net Torque - 1,200 rpm 1193ft·lbf
Net Power - ISO 9249 311HP
Engine Model Cat C9.3 ACERT
Displacement 568in³
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 311HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - ISO 9249 - Metric 315HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 311HP
Maximum Net Power - 1,600 rpm - SAE J1349 - Metric 315HP
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - ISO 14396 1260ft·lbf
Peak Gross Torque - 1,200 rpm - SAE J1995 1275ft·lbf
Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.6 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.288 metric tonnes.

Transmission - Virtual Gears

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Reverse - 1 4.1mile/h
Reverse - 2 7.7mile/h
Reverse - 3 17.1mile/h
Forward - 1 4.1mile/h
Forward - 2 7.7mile/h
Forward - 3 13.5mile/h
Forward - 4 24.5mile/h
Note Maximum travel speed in standard vehicle with empty bucket and standard L3 tires with 826 mm (32.5 in) roll radius.

Hydraulic System

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Implement System - Maximum Pump Output at 1,600 rpm 102gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Total 11s
Implement Pump Type Variable Displacement Piston
Implement System - Maximum Operating Pressure 4496psi

Bucket Capacities

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Bucket Capacities 3.20-9.94 m3 (4.19-13.00 yd3)

Operating Specifications

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Breakout Force 44075lbf
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - No Tire Deflection 38396lb
Static Tipping Load - Full 37° Turn - With Tire Deflection 35626lb
Note (1) For a machine configuration as defined under ?Weight.?
Note (2) Full compliance to ISO 143971:2007 Sections 1 thru 6, which requires 2% verification between calculations and testing.

Service Refill Capacities

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Cooling System 19gal (US)
Crankcase 6.5gal (US)
DEF Tank 4.4gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Front 15.1gal (US)
Differential - Final Drives - Rear 15.1gal (US)
Fuel Tank 79.8gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 33gal (US)
Transmission 16.6gal (US)

Sound

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Note (1) *Distance of 15 m (49.2 ft), moving forward in second gear ratio.
Note (2) **For machines in European Union countries and in countries that adopt the ?EU Directives.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008) 107dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Pressure Level (SAE J88:2013) 76 dB(A)*
Note (3) ***European Union Directive ?2000/14/EC? as amended by ?2005/88/EC.?
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Exterior Sound Power Level (ISO 6395:2008)** 105 LWA***
With Cooling Fan Speed at 70% of Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)** 67dB(A)
With Cooling Fan Speed at Maximum Value - Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008) 67dB(A)

Dimensions - High Lift

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Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.75ft
Ground Clearance 1.42ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.5ft
Height - Top of Hood 9.17ft
Height - Top of ROPS 11.75ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.5ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 15.67ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 13.58ft
Maximum Width over Tires 9.83ft
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket 26.58ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 49 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 71 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 39 degrees
Tread Width 7.25ft
Wheel Base 11.58ft

Dimensions - Standard Lift

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Centerline of Rear Axle to Edge of Counterweight 8.17ft
Centerline of Rear Axle to Hitch 5.75ft
Ground Clearance 1.42ft
Height - Top of Exhaust Pipe 11.5ft
Height - Top of Hood 9.17ft
Height - Top of ROPS 11.75ft
Hinge Pin Height at Carry 2.17ft
Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift 14.58ft
Lift Arm Clearance at Maximum Lift 12.58ft
Maximum Width over Tires 9.83ft
Note All dimensions are approximate and based on L3 XHA2 tires.
Overall Length - Without Bucket 25.5ft
Rack Back - Carry Height 50 degrees
Rack Back - Maximum Lift 56 degrees
Rack Back at Ground 41 degrees
Tread Width 7.25ft
Wheel Base 11.58ft