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GEHL R165 Skid Loader

Gehl R165 Skid Loader
Net Power:68.4 hp
Maximum Torque:178 ft-lbs.
Rated Operating Capacity:1,650 lbs.
Gross Power:69.9 hp
Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised:119"
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Operator's Cabin

Gehl R165 Skid Loader
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.


Gehl R165 Skid Loader Controls
  • 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.


Gehl R165 Skid Loader Engine
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.


Gehl R165 Skid Loader Hydraulics
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.

Lift Arm

Gehl R165 Skid Loader 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.

Attachment System

A full line of Edge attachments and accessories are designed specifically to fill operators’ needs, making their R165 the most versatile machine on the job site. Popular attachments are listed below.
  • Bale Movers
  • Brooms
  • Grapples
  • Pallet Forks
  • Mower, Rotary
  • Skeleton Rock Bucket
  • Stump Grinders
  • Tree Puller/Grabbing Tool


Gehl R165 Skid Loader Serviceability
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
Overall Operating Height - Fully Raised 152.6"
Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised 119"
Overall Height (to top of ROPS) 76.7"
Overall Length with Bucket 122.1"
Dump Angle at Full Height 38°
Dump Height 93.7"
Dump Reach at Full Height 22.8"
Rollback at Ground 28°
Rollback Angle at Full Height 99°
Seat to Ground Height 35.6"
Wheelbase 38.9"
Overall Width - Less Bucket 63.2"
Bucket Width 61.5"
Ground Clearance to Chassis 6.3"
Overall Length - Less Bucket 93.9"
Departure Angle 21°
Clearance Circle - Front w/ Bucket 73.6"
Clearance Circle - Front w/o Bucket 45.4"
Standard Tire Size 10.00x16.5 HD
Make Yanmar
Model 4TNV98C-NMS2 Tier IV
Gross Power @ rpm 69.9 hp @ 2500
Net Power @ rpm 68.4 hp @ 2500
Maximum Torque @ rpm 178 ft.-lbs. @ 1625
Displacement 201.4
Auxiliary Hydraulics - Standard 18.9 gpm
High-Flow Hydraulics - Optional N/A
Reservoir Capacity 11 gal.
Battery 12-volt
Starter 12-volt
Alternator 100-amp
Rated Operating Operating Capacity 1650 lbs.
Rated Operating Capacity with opt. Counterweight 1800 lbs.
Fuel Tank 16.5 gal.
Travel Speed Maximum 7.8 mph
Travel Speed w/ 2-speed Drive Option N/A
Operating Weight - approx. 6165 lbs.