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Wacker Neuson SW16

SW16 Radial Lift Skid Steer Loader


The SW16 offers the power and torque needed for any job site. This unit delivers 1,600 pounds of rated operating capacity at 50% and a lift height over 118 inches. The machine is equipped with a 56 hp turbo-charged Kohler Tier 4 Final engine offering class-leading engine torque. Mechanical Hand-Foot and Selectable EH controls ensures operators with any control preference can efficiently operate the machine. With spacious door width and height, visibility of the attachment and the surroundings is superior to the competition.

  • Ergonomically designed operator station offers a wide door, angled pedals and foot-bed, and conveniently located switches, allowing for significantly reduced operator fatigue.
  • Category leading hydraulic horsepower of 36.8 hp allows for the ability to maximize the efficiency of high-performance attachments.
  • The Kohler engine comes with industry-leading 4 year, 4,000 hour warranty. Maintenance free, filter free, and regeneration free Tier 4 Final aftertreatment eliminates extreme heat during regeneration and allows the operator to spend more time concentrating on the job site and less time changing filters.
  • Designed with maintenance access in mind, engine checkpoints are within easy reach making daily maintenance quick and simple.
  • The 30-gallon fuel tank gives operators 30% more time in the cab, and less time refueling.

Ergonomic Cab Design

  • A wide door and step as well as ergonomically located handles make entry and exit easy regardless of the size of the operator
  • Large, illuminated switches give quick accessibility to controls regardless of the time of day or whether the operator is wearing gloves.
  • With the low mounted tilt cylinders and the spaciously designed door, sloped rear engine compartment, and large side windows, operator visibility is maximized 360º.


  • From switch location and layout to an angled foot rest in the floor board, the cab was purposefully designed to be stay in for long amounts of time and to significantly reduce operator fatigue.
  • Joysticks are mounted to the suspension/air ride seat minimizing unwanted movements in rough conditions.



Operating data 

Height top of ROPS 81.5 in
Overall length w/ bucket 134.9 in
Overall length w/o bucket 106.6 in
Operating weight  6,170 lb
Height Hinge Pin Max 118.1 in
Rated Operating Capacity 50% 1,600 lb
Dump reach  34.1 in
Dump height max. at max height 90.6 in
Angle of departure  24 °
Tipping angle (bucket dump) w/bucket at max height 42 °
Ground clearance  7.6 in
Breakout force max. - Bucket 5,300 lbf
Breakout force max. - Boom 5,000 lbf
Width  65.9 in
Wheelbase  43.5 in

Engine / Motor 

Engine / Motor manufacturer  Kohler
Engine / Motor  KDI 1903 TCR
Engine performance  56 hp
Displacement  113.6 in³
RPM / speed  2,750 rpm
Battery  950 CCA
Fuel tank capacity  30 US gal

Hydraulic system  

Auxiliary Hydraulics- Standard Flow  20 US gpm
Pressure Aux. relief 3,500 psi
Hydraulic oil tank  2.9 US gal

Power transmission  

Travel speed Low 8 mph
Travel speed High 12 mph
Standard tires  10 x 16.5