903C2 Compact Wheel Loader

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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 ...
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Engine

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

Weights

Operating Weight
9060lb

Buckets

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

Cab

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

Hydraulic System

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

Service Refill Capacities

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

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard

Fork Depth Above Ground
2in
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Dig Depth
8in
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
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Cab Height
8.2ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Maximum Reach
5ft
Maximum Fork Height
9.8ft
Machine Width**
5.6ft
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.1ft
Load Over Height
9.2ft
Ground Clearance
1.3ft
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.6ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
12.9ft
Wheel Base
5.9ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.8ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2.5ft

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

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

Transmission

Travel Speed
10mile/h

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

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
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 - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4610lb
Tire Size
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
5070lb
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
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
2150lb
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8yd³
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
Operating Weight
9060lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4300lb
Breakout Force
5170lbf

Operating Specifications - High Lift

With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4840lb
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
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 - Bucket
2030lb
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position
52°
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight
9480lb
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
4060lb
Tire Size
33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket
4500lb
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
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket
1875lb
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8yd³
Rack Back - Transport Position
52°
Operating Weight
9105lb
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket
3760lb
Breakout Force
5170lbf

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

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 Density
1480lb/yd³
Dump Height
85in
Bucket Width
74in
Bucket Type
Light Material

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

Standard Equipment:

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.