Engine ModelCat® C18 ACERT™
Rated Payload42 ton (US) (38 t)
Heaped (SAE 2:1)30.1 yd³ (23 m³)
The Cat 740 EJ with a 23 m3 (30.1 yd3) 38 tonnes (42 tons) capacity brings a new level of operator comfort and features to the market in addition to the durability, high productivity and lower operating costs Cat Articulated Trucks are known for.
The all-new operator cabin is a leap into the next generation for Articulated Trucks, providing our operators the best place to help build the future.


-Engine ModelCat® C18 ACERT™
-Rated Payload42 ton (US) (38 t)
-Heaped (SAE 2:1)30.1 yd³ (23 m³)
-Bore5.7 in (145 mm)
-Stroke7.2 in (183 mm)
-Displacement1106 in³ (18.1 l)
-Forward - 13.8 mile/h (6.1 km/h)
-Forward - 25 mile/h (8.1 km/h)
-Forward - 37 mile/h (11.2 km/h)
-Forward - 48.8 mile/h (14.1 km/h)
-Forward - 511.6 mile/h (18.7 km/h)
-Forward - 614.2 mile/h (22.9 km/h)
-Forward - 719.6 mile/h (31.5 km/h)
-Forward - 823.5 mile/h (37.9 km/h)
-Reverse - 14 mile/h (6.4 km/h)
-Reverse - 29.1 mile/h (14.6 km/h)
-Struck23.5 yd³ (18 m³)
-Fuel Tank145.3 gal (US) (550 l)
-Cooling System23.7 gal (US) (90 l)
-Engine Crankcase13.7 gal (US) (52 l)
-Interior Cab72 dB(A) (72 dB(A))
-BrakesISO 3450 – 2011
-Cab - FOPSISO 3449 Level II – 2005
-Cab - ROPSISO 3471 – 2008
-Front0.28 in (7 mm)
-Side0.43 in (11 mm)
-EmissionsThe 740 EJ meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards.
-Base0.55 in (14 mm)
-Retract (automatic)21 s (21 s)
-Eject (manual)17 s (17 s)
-Eject (automatic)16 s (16 s)
-Retract (manual)21 s (21 s)
-Chute0.55 in (14 mm)
-Hydraulic Excavator: 374 - Passes5
-Wheel Loader: 980 - Passes4-5
-Wheel Loader: 972 - Passes4-5
-NoteAn optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
-Wheel Loader: 982 - Passes4
-Axles - Each15.8 gal (US) (60 l)
-Note (1)The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 76 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed.
-Final Drive - Each1.3 gal (US) (5 l)
-Hydraulic Excavator: 390 - Passes4
-Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right45 deg
-Note (3)Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 348 kW (467 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
-Note (2)The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed.
-Note (1)The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
-Note (4)DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1. ISO 22241-1 requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.
-Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)1931 ft·lbf (2618 N·m)
-Peak Engine Torque Speed1200 r/min (1200 r/min)
-Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)1887 ft·lbf (2558 N·m)
-No Engine De-rating Required Below10000 ft (3050 m)
-Transmission - OTG19.8 gal (US) (75 l)
-Front Axle - Loaded48548 lb (22021 kg)
-Front Axle - Empty44849 lb (20343 kg)
-Front Axle - Rated Load3534 lb (1603 kg)
-Rear Axle - Empty16515 lb (7491 kg)
-Rear Axle - Loaded56637 lb (25690 kg)
-Center Axle - Rated Load40120 lb (18198 kg)
-Center Axle - Loaded57214 lb (25952 kg)
-Gross Power - SAE J1995511 HP (381 kW)
-Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV, Japan 2014, Korea Tier 4 FinalCat C18 ACERT
-Net Power - ISO 14396504 HP (376 kW)
-Net Power - SAE J1349496 HP (370 kW)
-Center Axle - Empty17095 lb (7754 kg)
-Rear Axle - Rated Load40120 lb (18198 kg)
-Total - Empty78623 lb (35663 kg)
-NoteDimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5R25 tires.
-Forward - 934 mile/h (54.8 km/h)
-Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width233 in (5925 mm)
-Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius356 in (9045 mm)
-Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius173 in (4413 mm)
-Lock to Lock4.8 seconds @ 60 rpm
-Note (2)Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.
-Total - Rated Load83776 lb (38000 kg)
-Total - Loaded162399 lb (73663 kg)
-TypeHigh Strength Brinell HB450 Wear Resistant Steel
-DEF Tank5.3 gal (US) (25 l)
-Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System36.9 gal (US) (140 l)
-Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius339 in (8624 mm)
-Brake Cooling Tank17.7 gal (US) (67 l)
-SteeringISO 5010 – 2007

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