Caterpillar 953C Crawler Loader

Category: Crawler Loaders (See all Crawler Loaders for sale)

Manufacturer: Caterpillar (See all Caterpillar Equipment for sale)

Model: 953C (See all Caterpillar 953C for sale)


Clearance at Full Height and Dump

9.6 ft

Ground Clearance

1.3 ft

Height - Top of Cab

10.4 ft

Length to Front of Track

14.3 ft

Length with Bucket on Ground

19.3 ft

Reach at Dump Height

3.2 ft

Width to Outside of Tracks

7.6 ft





442 cu in

Engine Model

Cat 3126B ATAAC

Net Power

128 hp (95 kw)

Number of Cylinders


Power Measured @

2000 rpm

Hydraulic System

Dump Time

1.3 seconds

Lower Time

2.6 seconds

Pump Flow Capacity

31.8 gpm

Pump Type


Raise Time

6.9 seconds

Relief Valve Pressure

3481 psi

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage

70 amps

Breakout Force Bucket

21400 lbs

Bucket Capacity - heaped

2 cu yd

Bucket Capacity - struck

1.7 cu yd

Cooling System Fluid Capacity

6.9 gal

Engine Oil Capacity

4.8 gal

Final Drive Fluid Capacity - each

4.1 gal

Fuel Capacity

63.7 gal

Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity

29.1 gal

Max Speed

5.7 mph (8 kph)

Operating Voltage

12 volts

Operating Weight

32895.2 lbs

Static Tipping Load

23565.3 lbs


Ground Contact Area

3565.1 cu in

Ground Pressure

9.5 psi

Length of Track on Ground

7.7 ft

Number of Shoes per Side


Number of Track Rollers per Side


Track Gauge

71 in

Track Shoe Width

19.7 in