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249D Compact Track Loader
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The Cat® 249D 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.

Standard Equipment

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward
7.0 mph


Operating Weight
7685 lb


ISO 3471:2008
ISO 3449:2005 Level I
ISO 3449:2005 Level II


Length of Track on Ground
54.5 in
Overall Length of Track
71.2 in
Length w/Bucket on Ground
99.3 in
Length w/o Bucket
127.3 in
Height to Top of Cab
80.3 in
Vehicle Width
150.8 in
Max. Overall Height
118.2 in
Bucket Pin Height at Max. Lift
8.6 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos.
28.6 in
Reach at Max. Lift/Dump
88.7 in
Clearance at Max. Lift/Dump
7.6 in
Ground Clearance
34.5° in
Departure Angle
Maximum Dump Angle
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear
69.1 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler
57.4 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket
45.7 in
Max. Reach w/Arms Parallel
81.1 in
Rack Back Angle at Max Height
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift
87.5° in


Engine Model
Cat C2.2 CRDI
Net Power
65.8 hp
Gross Power
66.5 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
67.1 hp
Net Power SAE 1349
65.8 hp
134.3 in3
3.3 in
3.9 in

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
2300 lb
Rated Operating Capacities: 35% Tipping Load
2300 lb
Ground Contact Area
1373 in2
Ground Pressure
5.6 psi
Tipping Load
4600 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
3963 lb

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
3.2 gal
Engine Crankcase
2.6 gal
Fuel Tank
15.1 gal
Hydraulic System
11.9 gal
Hydraulic Tank
9.0 gal

Hydraulic System

Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3336 psi
Loader Hydraulic Flow
18 gal/min
Hydraulic Power
35.5 hp
Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3336 psi
Loader Hydraulic Flow
26 gal/min
Hydraulic Power (calculated)
50.9 hp
Comfortable Cab

Comfortable Cab

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.

Advanced Display

Advanced Display

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

Powerful Performance

Powerful Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. High Flow hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance. Electronically controlled Cat C2.2 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. 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.

Suspended Undercarriage

Suspended Undercarriage

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. Work in a broader range of applications with an optional wide bar-tread track that delivers better traction in snow, more flotation and less ground disturbance.

Outstanding Versatility

Outstanding Versatility

Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools make the Cat Compact Track Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Easy Service

Easy Service

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