Manitou MLT 961-160 V+ L

Manitou MLT 961-160 V+ L

Agricultural telehandlers

13228 lb
29 ft 6 in
7300 daN
1 ft 6 in

The MLT 961-160 V+ L has a 9 m lifting height, a 6 t max. capacity and a M-Vario Plus transmission. It offers even more comfort, performance and cost efficiency.

For your comfort, the machine is equipped as standard with a ultra-quiet NewAg XL cab, an "easy step" access, a high visibility grid, an automatic parking brake, a cup holder, a full range of storages, optional adaptive air suspension seat...

Designed for heavy duty applications with a power of 156 hp and a max. torque of 805 Nm, this telehandler has an air prefilter and an auto reversing fan. These features are perfectly adapted to dusty environments. The 200 l/min load sensing pump and the optional Intelligent Hydraulics package answer customers needs in terms of performances in agriculture and agro-industry.

In terms of profitability, the MLT 961 combines easy maintenance (centralized position of greasing points, self cleaning air prefilter, connected machine, automatic greasing system option) and fuel consumption optimization (Eco mode, Ecostop / Regenerative Hydraulics options...) for an optimal total cost of ownership.

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Max. capacity

13228 lb

Max. lifting height

29 ft 6 in

Max. outreach

17 ft 5 in

Reach at max. height

3 ft 7 in

Breakout force with bucket

7300 daN

Weight and dimensions

Unladen weight (with forks)

26345 lb

Ground clearance

1 ft 6 in


9 ft 10 in

Overall length to carriage (with hitch)

20 ft

Overall length to carriage (without hitch)

19 ft 7 in

Front overhang

5 ft 5 in

Overall width

8 ft 2 in

Overall cab width

3 ft 3 in

Overall height

8 ft 4 in

Tilt-down angle

135 °

Tilt-up angle

12 °

External turning radius (over tyres)

14 ft 1 in

Standard tyres

Alliance - A580 - 500/70 R24 164A8

Drive wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2

Steering wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2

Frame levelling corrector

7 °



8.50 s


6.50 s


7 s


6 s


3.80 s


3.60 s


Engine brand


Engine norm

Stage V / Tier 4 Final

Engine model


Number of cylinders - Capacity of cylinders

4 - 279 in³

I.C. Engine power rating / Power (kW)

156 Hp / 115 kW

Max. torque / Engine rotation

594 ft/lbs @1350 rpm

Drawbar pull (Laden)

9700 daN

Reversible fan


Engine cooling system

3 radiators water + air + oil transmission


Transmission type

M-Vario Plus

Max. travel speed (may vary according to applicable regulations)

25 mi/h

Parking brake

Automatic negative parking brake

Service brake

Oil-immersed multi-discs braking on front & rear axles


Hydraulic pump type

Variable displacement pump

Hydraulic flow - Pressure

53 US gpm - 3916 PSI

Flow sharing distributor


Tank capacities

Hydraulic oil

48 US gal

Fuel tank

38 US gal

Diesel Exhaust fluid (AdBlue® type)

6 US gal

Noise and vibration

Noise at driving position (LpA) tested following NF EN 12053 norm

69 dB

Environmental noise (LwA)

105 dB

Vibration to whole hand/arm

< 2.50 m/s²


Tractor homologation

Tractor homologation

Safety cab homologation

Cabin ROPS - FOPS Level 2