New Gehl R165 Skid Loader


MAKE: Gehl


DESCRIPTION: New Gehl R165 Skid Loader

New Gehl R165 Skid Loader



The Gehl R165 rounds up the mid-frame skid loader class with top-notch performance.

Net Power (kW) 68.4 hp (51)
Maximum Torque (Nm) 178 ft.-lbs. (241)
Rated Operating Capacity (kg) 1,650 lbs. (748)

Operator’s Cabin

The R165 features a new, state-of-the-art, fully-adjustable operator’s cab.

  • Sound reduction material within the cab suppresses outside noise for a quieter operator environment.
  • A front-lifting restraint bar with integrated armrests provides personalized comfort and increased safety.
  • Standard high-back adjustable seat and optional air-ride suspension seat or mechanical suspension seat provide enhanced, all-day comfort.
  • Cab forward design enhances view to the bucket edge. Lowered rear towers improve visibility to the rear of the machine.
  • Hydraloc™ System – Brakes and hydraulics are applied automatically whenever the operator raises the restraint bar, leaves the operator’s seat or switches off the ignition.
  • Creature comforts include automatic dome light, cup holder, 12-volt outlet, storage tray and multiple adjustable air vents.


Digital Color Display Skid Loader
  • Digital color display shows real time fuel consumption, engine RPM’s, machine hours, engine diagnostic codes, warning indicators and much more.
  • Three control options include T-Bar, Joystick, and Hand/Foot.
  • All instrumentation is conveniently located in the upper-right and left instrument panels for easy access.
  • Hydraloc™ system applies brakes whenever the operator raises the restraint bar, leaves the operator’s seat or switches off the ignition.


The R165 is equipped with an all-new Yanmar Tier IV naturally-aspirated diesel engine.

  • Automatic glow plug heating system provides superior cold-weather starting.
  • After treatment meets all Tier IV requirements through proven technology.
Make Yanmar
Model 4TNV98C-NMS2
Net Power (kW) @ rpm 69.9 hp (52) @ 2500
Maximum Torque (Nm) @ rpm 178 ft.-lbs. (241 Nm) @ 1625
Displacement (L) 201.4 (3.3)


The R165 has amped-up hydraulic systems which incorporate intuitive design for precise controllability.

  • Standard proportional auxiliary hydraulic control gives the operator the ability to adjust attachment speeds with infinitely adjustable flow control.
  • Attachments changes are clean and easy with flat-faced quick couplers that allow for changes by hand instead of tools.
  • Hardened chrome cylinder rods resist pitting, rusting and scratching, extending the life of the cylinders.
Auxiliary Hydraulics – Standard (L/min) 18.9 gpm (71.4)
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics – Option (L/min) N/A
Reservoir Capacity (L) 11 gal. (41.6)

Lift Arm

The R165 features an all-new low-profile lift arm.

  • 42% more visibility with new low-profile lift arm.
  • Selectable hydraulic self-leveling option keeps the bucket level throughout the lift cycle.


Excellent service access and quality components pair up to provide durable machines that are easy to maintain.

  • Large engine cover is hinged and positioned by gas-springs to assist lifting and holding in place, and allows for easy return to closed/operating position.
  • Swing-out rear door easily opens on hinges, allowing full access to filters and fluid reservoirs, for servicing and maintenance.
  • All-new swing-out cooler provides improved access to the engine bay area.
  • Entire ROPS/FOPS assembly tilts rearward with a gas-spring assist for easy internal access to the pumps, hydraulic valve bank and drive motors.
  • All-new cab safety restraint & pull cord safely holds ROPS/FOPS in raised position.
  • Removable plate for easy cleanout of foot area inside ROPS/FOPS

Specifications (standard)


A  Overall Operating Height – Fully Raised 152.6″
B  Height to Hinge Pin – Fully Raised 119″
C  Overall Height to Top of ROPS 76.7″
D  Overall Length with Bucket 122.1″
E  Dump Angle at Full Height 38°
F  Dump Height 93.7″
G  Dump Reach at Full Height 22.8″
J  Rollback at Ground 28°
M  Rollback Angle at Full Height 99°
O  Seat to Ground Height 35.6″
P  Wheelbase 38.9″
Q  Overall Width – Less Bucket A 63.2″
R  Bucket Width 61.5″
S  Ground Clearance to Chassis 6.3″
V  Overall Length – Less Bucket 93.9″
W  Departure Angle 21°
X  Clearance Circle – Front w/ Bucket 73.6″
Y  Clearance Circle – Front w/o Bucket 45.4″
Z  Clearance Circle – Rear 57.7″
Standard Specification Tire Size 10.00 x 16.5 HD


Make Yanmar
Model 4TNV98C-NMS2 Tier IV
Gross Power @ 2500 rpm 69.9 hp
Net Power @ 2500 rpm 68.4 hp
Maximum Torque 178 ft.-lbs. @ 1625
Displacement 201.4

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Hydraulics – Standard 18.9 gpm
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics – Option N/A
Reservoir Capacity 11 gal.

Electrical System

Battery 12-volt
Starter 12-volt
Alternator 100-amp


Rated Operating CapacityB 1,650 lbs.
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional CounterweightB 1,800 lbs.
Fuel Tank 16.5 gal.
Travel Speed – Maximum 7.8 mph
Travel Speed with Two-Speed Option – Maximum N/A
Operating WeightC – Approximate 6,165 lbs.

A – Overall width is dependent upon the amount of wheel offset.

B – Per SAE J818, SAE J732, and ISO 14397

C – Weight of base unit with standard equipment, standard tires (heavy-duty flotation), standard dirt-construction bucket and 175 lb. operator.

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