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CTX160 Mini Skid Steer Loader

CTX160 Mini Skid Steer Loader


The new Vermeer CTX160 provides an ideal blend of lifting performance and compact body design.

Length234.5 cm (No bucket)

Width106.7 cm (With standard bucket)

Fuel TypeDiesel

Power40 hp (29.8 kW)

Capacity725.7 kg Rated Operating (SAE), 2073 kg Tipping

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Key features

  • Equipped with a 40 hp (29.8 kW) turbocharged Kohler KDI diesel engine. This engine eliminates the need for a diesel particulate filter (DPF), reducing cost and complexity of the engine.
  • The vertical lift capability on the CTX160 boasts a rated (SAE) operating capacity of 1600 lb (725.7 kg) and a hinge pin height of 88.75 in (225.4 cm).
  • The universal attachment plate provides maximized productivity by giving the operator the ability to change attachments on challenging jobs.
  • Designed with comfort in mind, the chariot-style operator’s station is paired with operator presence on the CTX160, giving the operator confidence while working on demanding jobs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

How narrow is this machine? Will it fit through a standard pedestrian gate?

The CTX160 Mini Loader with 9 inch tracks and a standard bucket measures 106.7 cm wide, which will fit through most standard residential side gates.

What hydraulic flow is available for attachments?

The CTX160 features a dual hydraulic system offering both high and low flow circuits. It is capable of providing 16.7 gpm (63.2 L/min) of hydraulic flow, which can power even the most demanding attachment. The low flow circuit offers 9.4 gpm (35.6 L/min) where maximum control is required.

What is the tipping capacity of the CTX160?

With a 78.84 kg operator, the tipping capacity of the CTX160 is 2073 kg and has a rated operating capacity of 725.7 kg.

Do I need a licence to operate this type of machine?

No. A short video on how to operate the common Vermeer mini loader controls can be viewed here.

What sort of daily maintenance does this machine require?

All daily maintenance tips are outlined in the Maintenance Manual and include:

  • Check engine oil & coolant levels
  • Check fuel level
  • Check hydraulic fluid
  • Check air cleaner

At the end of the day it is recommended to:

  • Fill fuel tanks
  • Grease the machine after it is shut down
  • Check tracks for rips & tears and track tension
What is the best way to transport this machine?

The best way to transport a mini loader is on a truck or trailer that meets the ADR and weight requirements for the load. See our contractor packages for some great examples that combine a trailer with a range of attachments.

Where can I take my Vermeer mini loader for maintenance or to purchase spare parts and consumables?

Vermeer Australia has dealerships locations with workshop and parts warehousing facilities in Townsville, Brisbane, Sydney, Albury, Melbourne and Adelaide that service the east coast of Australia and the Oceania region.

General Dimensions and Weights

Design Stand-on/Track drive
Length (With Standard Bucket) 116 inches 294.9 cm
Length (Without Standard Bucket) 92.5 inches 234.5 cm
Width (With Standard Bucket and 9" Tracks) 42 inches 106.7 cm
Height 59 inches 149.9 cm
Height (to Hinge Pin) 88.75 inches 225.4 cm
Ground Clearance 6.75 inches 17.1 cm
Weight (Standard Bucket, Diesel Engine) 4115 lb 1866.5 kg
Weight (No Bucket, Diesel Engine) 4000 lb 1814.4 kg


Make and Model Kohler KDI 1903
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 gal 54.9 L
Gross Horsepower 40 hp 29.8 kw
Cooling System Liquid
Maximum Angle of Inclination 30 deg

Track Performance

Rated Operating Capacity (SAE) 1600 lb 725.7 kg
Tipping Capacity (With 165 lb [78.84 kg] operator) 4571 lb 2073 kg
Travel Speed (Forward) 4.4 mph 7.1km/h


Steering Dual axis, pilot operated joystick
Lift Dual axis, common bucket Lever
Curl Dual axis, common bucket Lever

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic System High Flow 16.7 gpm 63.2 L/min
Hydraulic System Low Flow 9.4 gpm 35.6 L/min
Hydraulic System Pressure 3045 psi 209.9 bar
Tank capacity 12 gal 45.4 L

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