903C2

Heavy Equipment

903C2

Maximum Gross Power
42 HP / 31 kW
Operating Weight
9060 lb / 4110 kg
Net Power
40 HP / 30 kW

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 design delivers strength and durability with superior control.

Engine
Net Power 40 HP / 30 kW
Engine Model Cat C2.4*
Maximum Gross Power 42 HP / 31 kW
Bore 3.4 in / 87 mm
Displacement 147 in² / 2.4 B
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EEC 80/1269 Rating 40 HP / 30 kW
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 Rating 40 HP / 30 kW
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 Rating 40 HP / 30 kW
Note *Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Stroke 4 in / 102 mm
Weights
Operating Weight 9060 lb / 4110 kg
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 2988 psi / 206 bar
3rd Auxiliary Flow 14 gal/min / 52 l/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump 0.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift 4.8 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float 3.2 s
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 3 gal (US) / 11 B
Fuel Tank 11.4 gal (US) / 43 B
Hydraulic System 6.3 gal (US) / 24 B
Engine Oil 2.4 gal (US) / 9 B
Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift
Articulation Angle 40°
Cab Height 8.2 ft / 2510 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees 30°
Dig Depth 8 in / 200 mm
Dump Angle at Maximum Height 40°
Fork Depth Above Ground 2 in / 40 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.6 ft / 1415 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 2.5 ft / 755 mm
Ground Clearance 1.3 ft / 395 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.6 ft / 3225 mm
Load Over Height 9.6 ft / 2940 mm
Machine Width** 5.6 ft / 1708 mm
Maximum Dump Height* 8 ft / 2430 mm
Maximum Fork Height 10.3 ft / 3140 mm
Maximum Reach 5.4 ft / 1635 mm
Note (1) *Vary with bucket size.
Note (2) **Vary with tire size.
Overall Length - With Bucket* 15.9 ft / 4860 mm
Overall Length - With Forks 17.5 ft / 5330 mm
Reach - Ground Level 3.7 ft / 1130 mm
Reach at Maximum Dump Height* 2.9 ft / 880 mm
Steering Angle - Left/Right 80°
Tire Gauge 4.3 ft / 1314 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire** 5.4 ft / 1655 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket* 13.2 ft / 4020 mm
Wheel Base 5.9 ft / 1800 mm
Width - Over Bucket* 5.8 ft / 1770 mm
Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift
Articulation Angle 40°
Cab Height 8.2 ft / 2510 mm
Departure Angle - Degrees 30°
Dig Depth 8 in / 200 mm
Dump Angle at Maximum Height 40°
Fork Depth Above Ground 2 in / 40 mm
Fork Height at Maximum Reach 4.6 ft / 1415 mm
Fork Reach at Maximum Height 2.5 ft / 750 mm
Ground Clearance 1.3 ft / 395 mm
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height 10.1 ft / 3080 mm
Load Over Height 9.2 ft / 2795 mm
Machine Width** 5.6 ft / 1708 mm
Maximum Dump Height* 7.5 ft / 2290 mm
Maximum Fork Height 9.8 ft / 3000 mm
Maximum Reach 5 ft / 1515 mm
Note (1) *Vary with bucket size.
Note (2) **Vary with tire size.
Overall Length - With Bucket* 15.4 ft / 4695 mm
Overall Length - With Forks 17 ft / 5175 mm
Reach - Ground Level 3.2 ft / 970 mm
Reach at Maximum Dump Height* 2.9 ft / 875 mm
Steering Angle - Left/Right 80°
Tire Gauge 4.3 ft / 1314 mm
Turning Radius - Inside Tire** 5.4 ft / 1655 mm
Turning Radius - Over Bucket* 12.9 ft / 3940 mm
Wheel Base 5.9 ft / 1800 mm
Width - Over Bucket* 5.8 ft / 1770 mm
Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose
Bucket Type General Purpose
Bucket Width 70 in / 1770 mm
Dump Height 90 in / 2290 mm
Maximum Material Density 2545 lb/yd³ / 1540 kg/m³
Note Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Rated Capacity 0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³
Maximum Material Densities - Light Material
Bucket Type Light Material
Bucket Width 74 in / 1880 mm
Dump Height 85 in / 2160 mm
Maximum Material Density 1480 lb/yd³ / 875 kg/m³
Note Based on ISO 7546: 1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage, without additional counterweight
Rated Capacity 1.3 yd³ / 1 m³
Operating Specifications - High Lift
Breakout Force 5170 lbf / 23.2 kN
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 3760 lb / 1705 kg
Operating Weight 9105 lb / 4130 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position 52°
Rated Bucket Capacity 0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 1875 lb / 850 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL) 1805 lb / 820 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL) 2410 lb / 1095 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 4500 lb / 2040 kg
Tire Size 33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 4060 lb / 1840 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight 9480 lb / 4300 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position 52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 2030 lb / 920 kg
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) 2590 lb / 1175 kg
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) 1940 lb / 880 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 4840 lb / 2195 kg
Operating Specifications - Standard Lift
Breakout Force 5170 lbf / 23 kN
Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 4300 lb / 1950 kg
Operating Weight 9060 lb / 4110 kg
Rack Back - Transport Position 52°
Rated Bucket Capacity 0.8 yd³ / 0.6 m³
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 2150 lb / 975 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (60% of FTSTL) 1960 lb / 890 kg
Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Forks (EN 474-3:2006, Firm and Level Ground, 500 mm [20 in] Load Center) (80% of FTSTL) 2610 lb / 1185 kg
Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 5070 lb / 2300 kg
Tire Size 33 ° 15.5-16.5, 12PR
With Additional Counterweight - Full Turn Static Tipping Load - Bucket 4610 lb / 2090 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Operating Weight 9435 lb / 4280 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Rackback - Transport Position 52°
With Additional Counterweight - Rated Operating Load at Full Turn - Bucket 2305 lb / 1045 kg
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) 2800 lb / 1270 kg
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) 2105 lb / 955 kg
With Additional Counterweight - Straight Tipping Load - Bucket 5445 lb / 2470 kg
Transmission
Travel Speed 10 mile/h / 16 km/h

Standard Equipment

  • POWER TRAIN
    • Air cleaner, two stage with visual indicator
    • Cat C2.4 engine: – Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards
    • Closed circuit breather
    • Cold start plugs
    • Electrical fuel priming pump
    • Extended life coolant protects to –37° C (–34° F)
    • Frame mounted heavy duty axles with outboard planetary reduction
    • Maintenance free, sealed for life, prop shaft and universal joints
    • Transmission, 16 km/h (10 mph)
  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt direct electric starting
    • Alternator, 70A
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Cab mounted fuse panel
    • Ignition key start/stop switch
    • Maintenance free, sealed for life, 650 CCA heavy duty battery
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Cup holder
    • Digital service hour meter
    • Engine coolant temperature gauge
    • Fuel level gauge
    • Heavy duty, easy clean floor mat
    • Operator warning system indicators: – DPF monitor – Parking brake applied – Hydraulic oil temperature – Engine oil pressure – Service brake pressure – Hydraulic filter bypass
    • Seat: – Static, vinyl with 51 mm (2 in) retractable seat belt
    • Two external mirrors – knock back
  • OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
    • 3rd valve auxiliary hydraulics with continuous flow detent, standard flow
    • Engine enclosure – lockable
    • Guarded front headlight
    • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
    • Lift arm safety brace
    • Loader arm float function
    • Lockable fuel filler cap
    • Manual quick coupler, skid steer loader compatible
    • Parking brake (secondary brake)
    • Quick release fuel filter/water separator
    • Reversing light
    • Self-canceling direction indicators
    • Work tool return to dig
    • Z-bar linkage

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.
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