Industry-leading Cat® large wheel loaders are designed with durability built in and the option of rebuilding locally, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimised performance and simplified serviceability, Cat wheel loaders allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton. Introduced in 1963, the 988 has been the industry leader for over 50 years and the new Cat 988K continues our legacy of reliability, performance, safety, operator comfort, serviceability and efficiency to provide businesses across the construction industry with a machine that meets their needs now and as their organisation grows.
Business owners looking for a Cat 988 for sale will be impressed with the benefits the new 988K offers — from up to 41% better fuel efficiency to as much as 10% greater productivity, this wheel loader is designed to help your business succeed by getting more work done in less time. Powered by the renowned Cat C18 engine that’s designed and built to handle even the most demanding applications while maximising durability, the Cat 988K features all new Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Shifting (APECS) transmission controls for greater momentum on grades along with the fuel savings delivered by carrying that momentum through shift points.
Additional performance-enhancing features with this industry-leading large wheel loader from Cat include Economy Mode that enables maximum productivity and efficiency across a wide range of applications, and a wealth of customer-inspired cab features. These operator comfort and confidence-enhancing features include the Cat Comfort Series III seat, ergonomically-placed information display and switches, and reduced operator sound levels, not to mention reduced vibrations thanks to the isolated cab mounts and seat air suspension.
Backed by the support of Hastings Deering so you can rest assured that you’re getting uncompromising service and expert solutions, the Cat 988 is the ideal loader for your business. As Queensland and Northern Territory’s official Cat dealer, we’re the right choice when you’re ready to add a new wheel loader to your fleet. Contact your local Hastings Deering branch to speak with a Cat specialist about your heavy equipment needs today.
How does the 988K Compare?
Wheel Loaders Cat 988KOperating Weight51tPower432kW (580hp)Reach2,074mmSELECTED MODEL
Wheel Loaders Cat 986KOperating Weight44.8tPower335kW (449hp)Reach2,175mm
Wheel Loaders Cat 990KOperating Weight80.9tPower561kW (752hp)Reach2,194mm