160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (2024)

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  • Net Power: 90 kW (122 hp)
  • Max. Digging Depth: 6.49 m (21 ft. 4 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 17 945 kg (39,526 lb.)

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Improved Front Joint Durability

160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (5) Central lubrication at arm tip

160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (6) Two-piece front pipe clamping

160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (7) Internal view of central lubrication grease path


P-Tier updates build on the proven G-Series design. Take front joint durability to new levels compared to G-Series.

  • Grease point at arm tip for easy greasing and extended uptime.
  • Better torque retention at the clamp reduces the likelihood of front hydraulic pipes moving.
  • Redesigned boom foot bushings improve durability.

Quickly Change Attachments with Integrated Hydraulic Coupler Ready Option

160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (8) Hydraulic coupler ready option


Factory installed hydraulic plumbing all the way to the end of the arm. Coupler controls integrated into a switch in the cab. Quick and efficient coupler installation. Popular in the underground segment, couplers allow excavators to efficiently switch attachments and get more productive working hours each day.

  • Ease of installation – pin on the coupler, connect the hydraulics, get to work.
  • Compatible with multiple coupler manufacturers (see dealer for details).
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160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (9) Coupler control switch on left side pilot tower

160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (10) Coupler control switch

Work Confidently via Optional Cameras and Lighting

160 P-Tier | Mid-Size Excavator (11) Right, Rear, and Left Cameras with additional light-emitting diode (LED) Surround Lighting


Optional Right Rear and Left Camera system with additional LED surround lighting work together to provide the operator enhanced 270 degree visibility around the machine. All integrated into the main monitor.

  • Work confidently with enhanced visibility even in low light conditions
  • Powerful LEDs cast a pool of light surrounding 270 degrees of the sides and rear of the machine. Cameras display surroundings to the operator in the main monitor
  • LED front work lights and rear camera are still standard equipment

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160 P-Tier

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Emission Rating Tier 4 / Stage IV
Engine Manufacturer John Deere Power Tech
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement, ltr (Inches³) 4.5 (275)
Rated speed, rpm 2200
Engine Output - Net, kW (hp) 90 (122)
Number Of Carrier Rollers - Each Side 2
Number Of Track Rollers - Each Side 7
Track Shoe Width, mm (inches) 600 (24)


Transport Length Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 8650 (28 ft 5 in)
Transport Height - Maximum, mm (ft/in) 3110 (10 ft 2 in)
Overall Undercarriage Width, mm (ft/in) 2590 (8 ft 6 in)
Track Length On Ground, mm (ft/in) 3100 (10 ft 2 in)
Overall Undercarriage Length, mm (ft/in) 3920 (12 ft 10 in)
Tailswing Radius, mm (ft/in) 2550 (8 ft 4 in)
Ground Clearance, mm (inches) 470 (19)
Width over fixed tracks, mm (ft/in) 2590 (8 ft 6 in)
Track Gauge, mm (ft/in) 1990 (6 ft 6 in)
Digging Reach - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 9330 (30 ft 7 in)
Ground Level Reach - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 9160 (30 ft 1 in)
Dig Height - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 9130 (29 ft 11 in)
Dump Height - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 6400 (21 ft )
Dig depth - 2.44m / 8'ft flat bottom, mm (ft/in) 6270 (20 ft 7 in)
Dig Depth - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 6490 (21 ft 4 in)


Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 285 (75.3)
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 125 (33)


Ground Bearing Pressure, kPa (PSI) 41 (5.95)
Swing Speed, rpm 13.3
Swing Torque, kNm (lbf / ft) 44 (32353)
Travel Speed - High, kph (mph) 5.3 (3.3)
Tractive Force, kN (lbf) 169 (38030)
Arm Tearout, kN (lbf) 81 (18210)
Bucket Breakout, kN (lbf) 112 (25180)
Gradeability, % 70
End lift - 7.5m Reach, kg (lbs) 3500 (7550)
Side lift - 7.5m Reach, kg (lbs) 2270 (4890)
Total Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min) 382 (100)
Bucket Pressure, bar (PSI) 343 (4980)
Boost Pressure, bar (PSI) 380 (5511)


Operating Weight, kg (lbs) 17945 (39526)

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