Cat® D Series/D2 Series Skid Steer Loaders, Multi Terrain Loaders and Compact Track Loaders at Work Cat® D Series/D2 Series Skid Steer Loaders, Multi Terrain Loaders and Compact Track Loaders at Work
Overview of the Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loaders, Multi Terrain Loaders and Compact Track Loaders Overview of the Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loaders, Multi Terrain Loaders and Compact Track Loaders
Safety Tips for Cat® Skid Steer Loaders, Multi Terrain Loaders and Compact Track Loaders Safety Tips for Cat® Skid Steer Loaders, Multi Terrain Loaders and Compact Track Loaders
Daily Maintenance for Cat® D/D2 Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loaders Daily Maintenance for Cat® D/D2 Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loaders
Advanced Display on the Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loaders Advanced Display on the Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loaders
Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loader Cab One Design Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loader Cab One Design
Exhaust Flow Demonstration on Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loaders Exhaust Flow Demonstration on Cat® D Series Skid Steer, Multi Terrain and Compact Track Loaders
Work Tool Positioner (Cat® Skid Steer, Multi Terrain, Compact Track Loaders Operating Tip) Work Tool Positioner (Cat® Skid Steer, Multi Terrain, Compact Track Loaders Operating Tip)
Return to Dig (Cat® Skid Steer, Multi Terrain, Compact Track Loaders Operating Tip) Return to Dig (Cat® Skid Steer, Multi Terrain, Compact Track Loaders Operating Tip)

SPECS SUMMARY

Engine ModelCat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power73.2 HP (54.6 kW)
Gross Power74.3 HP (55.4 kW)
Gross Power - SAE J199574.3 HP (55.4 kW)
The Cat 259D Compact Track Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.


Specifications

Engine ModelCat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power73.2 HP (54.6 kW)
Gross Power74.3 HP (55.4 kW)
Gross Power - SAE J199574.3 HP (55.4 kW)
Net Power - SAE 134973.2 HP (54.6 kW)
Displacement203 in³ (3.3 l)
Bore3.7 in (94 mm)
Stroke4.7 in (120 mm)
Operating Weight8945 lb (4057 kg)
Tipping Load5800 lb (2631 kg)
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder5035 lb (2284 kg)
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track1483 in² (0.96 m²)
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track6 psi (41.1 kPa)
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load2030 lb (921 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load2900 lb (1315 kg)
Length - Track on Ground59 in (1499 mm)
Overall Length - Track78.7 in (1999 mm)
Height - Top of Cab83.1 in (2111 mm)
Ground Clearance8.9 in (226 mm)
Departure Angle35°
Maximum Dump Angle52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position7.8 in (198 mm)
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift121 in (3075 mm)
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift9.4 in (238 mm)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump89.9 in (2283 mm)
Length - With Bucket on Ground137.3 in (3486 mm)
Length - Without Bucket108.9 in (2767 mm)
Maximum Overall Height154.1 in (3915 mm)
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground51.4 in (1305 mm)
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height87°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump23.9 in (608 mm)
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket86 in (2184 mm)
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler54.8 in (1392 mm)
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear61.5 in (1561 mm)
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)66 in (1676 mm)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)58 HP (43 kW)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow30 gal/min (112 l/min)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi (23000 kPa)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)39 HP (29 kW)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow20 gal/min (76 l/min)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi (23000 kPa)
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level II
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed5.9 mile/h (9.5 km/h)
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed8.5 mile/h (13.7 km/h)
Cooling System3.7 gal (US) (14 l)
Engine Crankcase3 gal (US) (11 l)
Fuel Tank27.7 gal (US) (105 l)
Hydraulic System13.2 gal (US) (50 l)
Hydraulic Tank10.3 gal (US) (39 l)
Air ConditioningThe air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)69 in (1755 mm)
Net Power - ISO 924973.9 HP (55.1 kW)
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995195 ft·lbf (265 N·m)
Inside Cab**83 dB(A) (83 dB(A))
Note (1)Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2)**The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds.
Note (3)***The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
Outside Cab***103 dB(A) (103 dB(A))
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track1848 in² (1.19 m²)
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track4.8 psi (33.4 kPa)
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight3100 lb (1406 kg)
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Operating Weight - 320 mm/12.6 in Tracks8846 lb (4013 kg)
Operating Weight - 400 mm/15.7 in Tracks8945 lb (4057 kg)

Benefits and Features

Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an industry exclusive electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. Electronically controlled Cat C3.3B engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. High Flow hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.

Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner. Standard fully independent torsion axle suspension combined with the optional Speed Sensitive Ride Control system improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort. Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools makes the Cat Compact Track Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Maximize machine capability and control with optional Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. The display also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

Standard Equipment

  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
  • Cat C3.3B, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow

Optional Equipment

  • Hand-Foot Style Controls