Next-generation G-Series wheel loader line includes L150G, L180G and L220G.
Next-generation G-Series wheel loader line includes L150G, L180G and L220G. Each is equipped with Tier 4-I Volvo D13 diesels. Breakout forces are 45,187 pounds for the 5.2-cubic-yard L150G; 50,537 pounds for the 6.3-yard L180G; and 51,301 pounds for the 7.3-yard L220G. Loaders have a new OptiShift transmission that increases fuel efficiency and lowers fuel consumption, Volvo says. The line provides 20 percent more lift force and 10 percent more breakout force than predecessors. CareTrack telematics system is standard with a 36-month CareTrack service subscription at no additional cost.
Tier 4-Final John Deere PowerTech diesel engines provide 124 horsepower to the 444K wheel loader, 141 horsepower to the 524K, and 163 horsepower to the 544K.
Komatsu says its WA470-8 wheel loader uses up to 6 percent less fuel than the Dash 7 version.
The EC20D compact excavator has been upgraded to meet Tier 4-Final requirements with a Volvo D0.9A diesel that produces 16.3 horsepower.
Twelve different tire configurations provide options to match ground conditions.