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SPECS SUMMARY

Engine ModelCat C9.3B
Power - Net215 HP (161 kW)
Operating Weight51333 lb (23285 kg)
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349215 HP (161 kW)
The new Cat® D6 XE is the world’s first high drive Electric Drive dozer, offering you the highest level of productivity, fuel efficiency and ease of operation. With next-generation Electric Drive technology there are no gears to shift, so you experience constant power to the ground, greater agility and faster cycle times. Put more profit in your pocket too, with up to 35 percent better fuel efficiency and reduced service/maintenance costs. The broadest range of technology features in the industry work together seamlessly to help you make the most of your equipment investment.

Specifications

Engine ModelCat C9.3B
Power - Net215 HP (161 kW)
Operating Weight51333 lb (23285 kg)
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349215 HP (161 kW)
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)219 mhp (219 mhp)
Power TrainElectric Drive
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final
Build Number20B
Note (1)Rated horsepower at 1,700 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011.
Note (2)All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20 blend by volume) are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.
Note (3)Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Note (4)Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full D6/D6 XE Technical Specifications.
Fuel Tank90 gal (US) (341 l)
DEF Tank7.4 gal (US) (28 l)
Operating Weight49388 lb (22403 kg)
Ground Pressure8 psi (55 kPa)
Width of Standard Shoe24 in (610 mm)
BladeSemi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity7.5 yd³ (5.7 m³)
Operating Weight51020 lb (23143 kg)
Ground Pressure6.6 psi (45 kPa)
Width of Standard Shoe30 in (760 mm)
BladeSemi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity7.6 yd³ (5.8 m³)
Operating Weight53315 lb (24184 kg)
Ground Pressure5.3 psi (37 kPa)
Width of Standard Shoe36 in (915 mm)
BladeStraight
Blade Capacity5 yd³ (3.8 m³)
Operating Weight49708 lb (22548 kg)
Ground Pressure7.2 psi (49 kPa)
Width of Standard Shoe24 in (610 mm)
BladeVPAT
Blade Capacity5.4 yd³ (4.1 m³)
Operating Weight51333 lb (23285 kg)
Ground Pressure5.9 psi (41 kPa)
Width of Standard Shoe30 in (760 mm)
BladeVPAT
Blade Capacity5.9 yd³ (4.5 m³)
Operating Weight52512 lb (23820 kg)
Ground Pressure5.1 psi (35 kPa)
Width of Standard Shoe36 in (915 mm)
BladeVPAT
Blade Capacity6.5 yd³ (4.9 m³)
Air ConditioningThe air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes.

Benefits and Features

  • Up to 35% better fuel efficiency
  • Use up to 23% less fuel
  • Electric Drive provides constant power to the ground
  • Class-leading maneuverability and power gives you more agility and faster cycle times
  • Unprecedented ease of operation - automatically optimizes for the application with no gears to shift

    Note: All comparisons to 2014-2016 3-speed D6T

  • Move up to 35% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used.
  • Move up to 10% more material per hour.
  • Added D6 XE productivity and reduced fuel cost means customers can expect to see payback of the added investment over a D6 in less than 2 years.
  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor with optimized balance for grading - no need for rear attachment.
  • New LGP VPAT design, with 36-inch (915 mm) centered shoes, offers 35 kPa (5 psi) ground pressure.
  • Class-leading VPAT range of motion for improved performance, especially when trenching or backfilling.
  • New 10-roller undercarriage option designed for smoother grades at higher speeds, even in difficult surfaces like sand and gravel.
  • More robust push arm dozer for heavy applications with larger SU blade capacity.
  • Optional Performance Cutting Edges (SU blades) increase blade payload by up to 35% compared to standard cutting edges.

  • Cat Grade with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains operator’s pre-established blade position without a GPS signal – no additional hardware or software needed.
  • Factory integrated Cat Grade with 3D uses GPS to control the blade so you can get to design plan faster.
  • Cat Grade with 3D has no masts: small antennas are integrated into the cab roof and GPS receivers are mounted inside the cab for better protection.
  • Grade operator interface is intuitive and easier to use: 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen, Android OS platform, operates like a smart phone.
  • Slope Indicate shows machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation right on the main display to help operators with slope work.
  • Attachment Ready Option (ARO) comes from the factory with key sensors and wiring installed so you can easily upgrade to fully integrated grade control or blade mounted system.
  • All Cat Grade systems are compatible with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica.
  • Already invested in a grade infrastructure? You can install grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica onto the machine.
  • Premium cab package includes remote control ready wiring, allowing for dealer installation of a plug-and-play roof-mounted remote control unit.
  • Cat Command for Dozing* provides a remote control solution for enhanced safety and greater productivity and is offered as Command Console for line-of-sight (LOS) remote control, or with a Command Station for non-line-of-sight (NLOS) remote control.

* Please consult your Cat dealer for availability.

  • New assist features work behind the scenes to help make machine operation easier.
  • Make the most of every pass with Blade Load Monitor to help you optimize blade capacity.*
  • Stable Blade works seamlessly with operator inputs to help produce a smoother surface.
  • Traction Control automatically reduces track slip to save you time, fuel and track wear.*
  • AutoCarry automates blade lift to help you maintain consistent blade load and help reduce track slip.*

*Feature not operational indoors or in areas where GPS signal is not available.

  • Completely redesigned cab for a whole new standard in visibility, comfort, productivity.
  • New 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Grade Control display and main display positions can be swapped.
  • Application Profile saves preferred machine settings.
  • Distributed cab heating/cooling circulates air more effectively around the operator and helps reduce window fogging/frosting.
  • Viscous cab mounts reduce vibration for greater operator comfort.
  • Wider air suspension seat has multiple adjustments for personalized comfort.
  • Entire armrest adjusts forward and backward independent of the seat.
  • Detented thumb wheel on the steering control allows easy speed setting changes
  • More storage spaces throughout the cab.

  • Up to 12 percent lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks
  • Elevated sprocket allows power train to slide out from the back of the dozer like traditional machine
  • Simplified Electric Drive diagnostics via Electronic Technician
  • New, serviceable power electronics components with easy access through a panel in the back of the cab
  • Fewer filters and service points save you time and money on routine maintenance
  • Cab air filter replacement extended to 500 hours
  • Standard reversing fan extends the time between core clean-outs
  • Generator accessible via 30-minute cab removal
  • Power train oil life extended from 1,000 to 2,000 hours

  • Almost 90 percent fewer rotating parts than a traditional power train – generates less heat, aids serviceability and component life – no loss of efficiency over time.
  • Next generation Electric Drive technology: Switched Reluctance system with simple, more robust rotor design.
  • Cat C9.3B engine eliminates Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system for greater reliability; simplified with a single engine Electronic Control Module (ECM) and improved engine air filter.
  • Redesigned fuel system provides greater reliability and more accurate fuel delivery.
  • Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage – HDXL with DuraLink™ – features Positive Pin Retention pins and link improvements for up to 20 percent more seal life in high impact conditions.
  • New Cat Abrasion undercarriage is your lowest cost-per-hour solution for high abrasion and low impact jobsites. The new design offers double the seal life and eliminates bushing turns, reducing your costs up to 50 percent per hour compared to traditional undercarriage. Reduces link scalloping for smoother operation.
  • Common structures for Heavy Duty and Cat Abrasion undercarriage enable changes from one to the other.
  • Purpose-built Waste and Forestry arrangements.
  • D6 XE Electric Drive Power Train Assurance Plan offers added confidence: Covers parts and labor on the Electric Drive power train for seven-years/20,000 hours and is fully transferable.
Note: Maintenance comparisons to D6T over initial 10,000 hours of operation.

  • Approximately 15 percent more glass area and Integrated ROPS offers added visibility
  • Standard integrated High Definition (HD) rearview camera in the primary display
  • Hood design and alignment of the exhaust and precleaner provide a better view to the front of the tractor
  • Bluetooth® microphone gives you hands-free access to your mobile phone
  • Standard ladder at the back of the machine for convenient access for fuel fill, window cleaning and maintenance
  • Ground-level access to optional fast fuel fill
  • Grab rail on both sides of cab roof and tie offs provide added safety
  • Improved cab filtration for cleaner operator environment
  • Optional integrated LED beacon warning lights
  • Quieter inside and out – operator and spectator sound levels reduced 3 dB(A)

  • Improved sealing throughout the machine helps keep dust and debris out.
  • Waste cab has impact-resistant polycarbonate doors, eliminating the need for door screens.
  • Specialized guarding and seals throughout the machine help protect major components from impact and airborne debris.
  • Multi-layer final drive guards, including a labyrinth-style guard with 90-degree turns, help keep dirt and debris away from the Duo-Cone™ seal to protect final drive oil.
  • Pivot shaft seal guards help prevent debris from entering and damaging seals.
  • Striker bars help prevent debris from damaging the machine.
  • Tilt cylinder with rotating bushing type design help wrapping materials to roll off hoses.
  • Heavy duty hinged radiator guard protects radiator and fan from penetration by material coming straight in or from under the blade.
  • Cooling system designed for high debris environments, with automatic reversing fan and swing-out cleanout access.
  • Hinged heavy duty belly guard for easy cleaning and to keep debris out.
  • Lights mounted up and away from main debris area for protection, while still giving you plenty of light on the work area. An optional 12-light LED package provides 360-degree coverage.
  • Powered precleaner is integrated and increases the cab filter change interval to 1,000 hours.
  • Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help you optimize your waste handler for the job.
  • Laminated thermal shields and insulated Clean Emissions Module.

Standard Equipment

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Electric Drive
  • Cat C9.3B diesel engine
  • Double reduction planetary final drives
  • Hydraulic reversing fan
  • Fully redesigned cab, sound suppressed, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
  • Full-color 10-inch (254 mm) liquid crystal touch screen display
  • Integrated rearview camera
  • Adjustable operator controls/armrests
  • Cab mounted modular Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
  • Added storage areas
  • Electrohydraulic implement and steering controls
  • Cloth seat
  • Lights - 6 LED
  • Slope Indicate
  • Product Link, Cellular
  • Remote Control Ready
  • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
  • Operator ID
  • Machine Security - Passcode
  • Compatibility with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Capability to install 3D grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Redesigned track roller frame
  • Rear access ladder
  • Shovel holder
  • Ground level service center
  • 30-minute cab removal
  • Fast fuel fill
  • Fire extinguisher mounting provision
  • Ecology drains
  • Underhood work light
  • Independent steering and implement pumps
  • Load sensing hydraulics
  • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
  • Ripper and winch-ready rear hydraulics

Optional Equipment

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Deluxe leather heated/ventilated seat
  • Powered precleaner
  • Premium lights - 12 LED
  • Integrated warning lights
  • Communication radio ready
  • ARO with Assist: includes Slope Assist, Traction Control, Stable Blade, Blade Load Monitor, AutoCarry, Third Party Grade Control Ready
  • Cat Grade with 3D: includes full-color 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen grade display
  • Product Link Dual Cellular/Satellite
  • Grade Connectivity
  • Machine Security - Bluetooth
  • Cat Command for Dozing
  • Semi-Universal
  • Variable Pitch Angle Tilt (VPAT)
  • Straight blade
  • Angle blade
  • Foldable VPAT - under 3 m (9.9 ft) transport width (Not available in all regions)
  • Waste/Landfill
  • Performance Cutting Edges (SU blades)
  • Heavy Duty (HDXL with DuraLink) or Cat Abrasion
  • 10-Roller Fine Grading undercarriage
  • Moderate Service or Extreme Service track shoes
  • Refilling fuel pump (EU only)
  • High speed oil change
  • Rear implement work light
  • High lift ripper with straight or curved shanks
  • Winch
  • Counterweights
  • Side and/or rear screens
  • Sweeps
  • Drawbar
  • Forestry and Waste Special Arrangements