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953 Track Loader

953 Track Loader

Save money and transport time with one rugged machine that does it all – land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. Crawler loaders give you lower ground pressure and better traction so you can start the job sooner, and work longer, in all kinds of underfoot conditions. Cat® Track Loaders give you all this, plus outstanding performance and fuel efficiency.

Flywheel Power
160 HP
Operating Weight
34594 lb
Capacity - General Purpose
2.4 yd³
Engine Model
Cat C7.1

Engine

Flywheel Power
160HP
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
160HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
162mhp
Emissions
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards or India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/ EU Stage I
Note (1)
All Cat nonroad U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014, Korea Tier 5, and China Nonroad Stage IV diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensi
Note (2)
Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions Module (when equipped) and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of m

Weights

Operating Weight
34594lb

Buckets

Capacity - General Purpose
2.4yd³
Capacity - Multi-Purpose
2.1yd³
Capacity - Performance Series
2.7yd³
Width - General Purpose
97.8in
Width - Multi-Purpose
97.3in
Width - Performance Series
99.8in

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
70gal (US)
DEF Tank
4.2gal (US)

Standard

Operating Weight
35181lb
Width of Standard Shoe
20in
Ground Contact Area
3720in²
Ground Pressure
10psi

Low Ground Pressure (LGP)

Operating Weight
38055lb
Width of Standard Shoe
31.5in
Ground Contact Area
6045in²
Ground Pressure
6psi

Waste Handler

Operating Weight
35662lb
Width of Standard Shoe
20in
Ground Contact Area
3720in²
Ground Pressure
10psi

Dimensions

Overall Machine Length*
251.1in
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes
91.2in
Machine Height - Top of Cab
124.2in
Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
41.4in
Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
111.7in
Height - Bucket Hinge Pin
142.1in
Ground Clearance
16.3in
Ramp Angle
29°
Note
*With General Purpose pin-on bucket

Undercarriage

Track Gauge
72.3in
Track on Ground
90in
Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side
6/37

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1 Diesel Engine
    • Hydraulic demand fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission
    • Load sensing implement pump
    • Modular cooling system
  • Operator Environment
    • 12V power outlet and 5V USB port
    • Adjustable armrests
    • Full-color 254 mm (10 in) liquid crystal touchscreen display
    • Grab handle on dash
    • Heat/Air conditioning
    • Integrated rearview HD camera
    • Lights - 4 halogen
    • Pressurized, sound suppressed, ROPS/FOPS Cab with tinted glass and sliding window
    • Radio ready
    • Storage areas throughout cab
  • Cat Technology
    • Slope Indicate
    • Product Link ready
  • Undercarriage
    • Caterpillar Heavy Duty undercarriage
    • Oscillating track roller frames
  • Buckets
    • Pin-on coupler
    • Cat Advansys bucket tips/Ground Engaging Tools
  • Service And Maintenance
    • 4 x 2 Easy tie-down points on chassis
    • Ecology drains
    • Ground level service center
    • Hinged radiator guard and swing out fan
    • Shovel holder

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1 diesel engine with engine-mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards
    • Cat C7.1 diesel engine to meet India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Operator Environment
    • Special application cab with dual pane/polycarbonate window
    • Deluxe seat
    • Premium seat
    • Joystick or two-lever implement controls
    • Joystick or V-lever-and-pedal steering controls
    • Radio AM/FM Bluetooth
    • Radio AM/FM/DAB+ Bluetooth
    • Radio AM/FM/Sirius XM Bluetooth
    • Communication Radio Ready
    • Lights - 2 LED front/bottom of cab, access light
    • Lights - 8 LED
    • LED flashing beacon
  • Cat Technology
    • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
    • Product Link, Cellular
    • Product Link -- Dual Cellular/Satellite
    • Cat Payload (available early 2023)
    • Grade control mast
  • Undercarriage
    • Cat Abrasion undercarriage
    • Waste or Low Ground Pressure (LGP) undercarriage
  • Buckets
    • Fusion quick coupler
    • General Purpose bucket
    • Landfill bucket
    • Multi-Purpose bucket
    • Performance bucket
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Fast fuel fill
    • High Speed oil change
    • Hydraulic reversing fan
    • Hydraulic tilt cab
    • Refueling pump
    • Underhood work light
  • Attachments
    • Bumper
    • Counterweights
    • Multi-shank ripper
    • Ripper hitch
    • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
    • Striker bar box
  • Special Arrangements
    • Low Ground Pressure (LGP) Arrangement
    • Waste Handler
    • Ship Hold Arrangement
    • Steel Mill Arrangement

Specifications

Engine

Flywheel Power
160HP
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Net Power - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
160HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN)
162mhp
Emissions
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards or India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/ EU Stage I
Note (1)
All Cat nonroad U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014, Korea Tier 5, and China Nonroad Stage IV diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensi
Note (2)
Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions Module (when equipped) and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of m

Weights

Operating Weight
34594lb

Buckets

Capacity - General Purpose
2.4yd³
Capacity - Multi-Purpose
2.1yd³
Capacity - Performance Series
2.7yd³
Width - General Purpose
97.8in
Width - Multi-Purpose
97.3in
Width - Performance Series
99.8in

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
70gal (US)
DEF Tank
4.2gal (US)

Standard

Operating Weight
35181lb
Width of Standard Shoe
20in
Ground Contact Area
3720in²
Ground Pressure
10psi

Low Ground Pressure (LGP)

Operating Weight
38055lb
Width of Standard Shoe
31.5in
Ground Contact Area
6045in²
Ground Pressure
6psi

Waste Handler

Operating Weight
35662lb
Width of Standard Shoe
20in
Ground Contact Area
3720in²
Ground Pressure
10psi

Dimensions

Overall Machine Length*
251.1in
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: With Standard Tracks - 550 mm (21.6 in) Shoes
91.2in
Machine Height - Top of Cab
124.2in
Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
41.4in
Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
111.7in
Height - Bucket Hinge Pin
142.1in
Ground Clearance
16.3in
Ramp Angle
29°
Note
*With General Purpose pin-on bucket

Undercarriage

Track Gauge
72.3in
Track on Ground
90in
Track Rollers/Shoes - Each Side
6/37

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1 Diesel Engine
    • Hydraulic demand fan
    • Hydrostatic transmission
    • Load sensing implement pump
    • Modular cooling system
  • Operator Environment
    • 12V power outlet and 5V USB port
    • Adjustable armrests
    • Full-color 254 mm (10 in) liquid crystal touchscreen display
    • Grab handle on dash
    • Heat/Air conditioning
    • Integrated rearview HD camera
    • Lights - 4 halogen
    • Pressurized, sound suppressed, ROPS/FOPS Cab with tinted glass and sliding window
    • Radio ready
    • Storage areas throughout cab
  • Cat Technology
    • Slope Indicate
    • Product Link ready
  • Undercarriage
    • Caterpillar Heavy Duty undercarriage
    • Oscillating track roller frames
  • Buckets
    • Pin-on coupler
    • Cat Advansys bucket tips/Ground Engaging Tools
  • Service And Maintenance
    • 4 x 2 Easy tie-down points on chassis
    • Ecology drains
    • Ground level service center
    • Hinged radiator guard and swing out fan
    • Shovel holder

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1 diesel engine with engine-mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 5, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards
    • Cat C7.1 diesel engine to meet India Bharat Stage III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Operator Environment
    • Special application cab with dual pane/polycarbonate window
    • Deluxe seat
    • Premium seat
    • Joystick or two-lever implement controls
    • Joystick or V-lever-and-pedal steering controls
    • Radio AM/FM Bluetooth
    • Radio AM/FM/DAB+ Bluetooth
    • Radio AM/FM/Sirius XM Bluetooth
    • Communication Radio Ready
    • Lights - 2 LED front/bottom of cab, access light
    • Lights - 8 LED
    • LED flashing beacon
  • Cat Technology
    • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
    • Product Link, Cellular
    • Product Link -- Dual Cellular/Satellite
    • Cat Payload (available early 2023)
    • Grade control mast
  • Undercarriage
    • Cat Abrasion undercarriage
    • Waste or Low Ground Pressure (LGP) undercarriage
  • Buckets
    • Fusion quick coupler
    • General Purpose bucket
    • Landfill bucket
    • Multi-Purpose bucket
    • Performance bucket
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Fast fuel fill
    • High Speed oil change
    • Hydraulic reversing fan
    • Hydraulic tilt cab
    • Refueling pump
    • Underhood work light
  • Attachments
    • Bumper
    • Counterweights
    • Multi-shank ripper
    • Ripper hitch
    • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
    • Striker bar box
  • Special Arrangements
    • Low Ground Pressure (LGP) Arrangement
    • Waste Handler
    • Ship Hold Arrangement
    • Steel Mill Arrangement