L251 - Caterpillar 988K PDC

This unit is a powerful performer with a host of extra’s to suit a huge variation of applications.


Wheel loaders & Tool carriers
Equipment Class
Year of Manufacture


Caterpillar 988K PDC Large Wheel Loader is designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, Caterpillar 988K allows you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. Cat C18 engine is built to meet your most demanding applications.

Safety Features
• Achieve precise positioning for easy loading in tight areas with 43 degrees of steering articulation.
• Precise machine control by load-sensing hydraulic steering system.
• Reduced stairway angles and standard stairway lighting.
• Left- and right-hand stairs with 45-degree angle.
• Computerized monitoring system with warning indicators.
• Standard Cat Vision.
• Pressurized cabin with filtered and reduced sound levels

Download Specification Brochure



Operating Weight 51062 kg

Bucket width 3897 mm

Standard bucket capacity – SAE 4.7 - 13 m3

Horsepower, Gross – SAE (kW) 439

Horsepower, Net – ISO (kW) 432

Horsepower, Net – SAE (kW) 401

Rated RPM 1700

Fan drive method Hydraulic

Displacement (litre) 18.1

Number of cylinders 6

988K Std Lift Tires: 35/65 R33 XLDD1, PN 339-8790, SLR: 978 mm



Maximum Overall Length 12204 mm

A   Wheelbase 4550 mm

B   Maximum Overall Height, Bucket Raised 7455 mm

C   B-Pin Height at Maximum Lift 5479 mm

D   Ground clearance 568 mm

E   Hitch height 568 mm

F   Overall height top of stack 4498 mm

G   Overall height ROPS cab 4187 mm

extraMile by Integranet