953K Track Loader

953K Track Loader

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Save money and transport time with one rugged machine capable of many tasks: land clearing, digging, backfilling, grading, truck loading, carrying, spreading materials, slope work, and more.


Flywheel Power
154 hp
Engine Model
Cat C7.1 ACERT
Engine Power (maximum) – SAE J1995
177 hp
Engine Power (maximum) – ISO 14396
173 hp
Engine Power (maximum) – ISO 14396 (DIN)
175 hp
Net Power (rated) – SAE J1349/ISO 9249
154 hp
Net Power (rated) – ISO 9249 (DIN)
156 hp
All non road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB and IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (EPA), 10 ppm (EU) (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final
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.


Track on Ground
91.3 in
Track Gauge
72.3 in
Track Shoe Width – Standard
18.9 in
Track Shoe Width – Optional
14.9 in
Track Rollers/Shoes – Each Side
Ground Contact Area – Standard Shoe
3410 in2
Ground Contact Area – Optional Shoe
2790 in2
Ground Pressure – Standard Shoe
10 psi
Ground Pressure – Optional Shoe
12.3 psi
Grouser Height – Double Grouser
1.4 in

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
70 gal
DEF Tank
4.2 gal


Operating Weight
34484 lb


Capacity - General Purpose
2.4 yd3
Capacity – Performance
2.5 yd3
Capacity – Multi-Purpose
2.1 yd3
Width – General Purpose
97.8 in
Width – Performance
99.8 in
Width – Multi-Purpose
97.3 in
Buckets equipped with teeth and segments.


Overall Machine Width without Bucket: Standard Tracks – 480 mm (19.7 in) Shoes
91.2 in
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: Narrow Tracks – 380 mm (14.9 in) Shoes
87.2 in
Ground Clearance
16.4 in
Machine Height to Top of Cab
124.2 in
Overall Machine Length*
251.5 in
Carry Position Approach Angle
Digging Depth*
5.5 in
Maximum Rollback at Ground/Carry Position
Bucket Height in Carry Position
21.6 in
Reach at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
47 in
Clearance at Full Lift Height and 45° Dump*
106 in
Maximum Rollback/Dump, Fully Raised
Grading Angle
Height to Bucket Hinge Pin
142.1 in
Overall Machine Height, Bucket Fully Raised
183.7 in
Height to Top of Stack
110.3 in
Ramp Angle
*With general purpose bucket and extra duty teeth.

General Information

For complete machine specifications and available configurations, please see your Cat dealer or look on this website.