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259D Compact Track Loader
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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
Features
Standard Equipment

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power
73.2 hp
Gross Power
74.3 hp
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
73.2 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
74.3 hp
Net Power SAE 1349
73.2 hp
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.9 hp
Displacement
203.0 in3
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Displacement
203 in3
Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995
195 lbf-ft
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power ISO 9249
73.9 hp

Weights

Operating Weight
8945 lb
Operating Weight
8945.0 lb
Note
Operating 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 id

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
2900 lb
Tipping Load
5800.0 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
5035.0 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
3100 lb
Ground Contact Area (400 mm/15.7 in track)
1848 in2
Rated Operating Capacity: 50% Tipping Load
2030 lb
Ground Pressure (400 mm/15.7 in track)
4.8 psi
Ground Contact Area (320 mm/12.6 in track)
1483 in2
Note
Operating 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 id
Ground Pressure (320 mm/12.6 in track)
6 psi

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
8.9 in
Ground Clearance
23.9 in
Length of Track on Ground
59.0 in
Overall Length of Track
78.7 in
Height to Top of Cab
83.1 in
Ground Clearance
8.9 in
Departure Angle
35°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Position
7.8 in
Turning Radius from Center – Bucket
86.0 in
Length with Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)
69.0 in
Maximum Overall Height
154.1 in
Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear
61.5 in
Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump
23.9 in
Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
51.4 in
Length without Bucket
108.9 in
Note
Operating 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 id
Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift
121.0 in
Turning Radius from Center – Coupler
54.8 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)
69 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
89.9 in
Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
9.4

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
3.7 gal
Engine Crankcase
3.0 gal
Fuel Tank
27.7 gal
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal
Engine Crankcase
3 gal
Fuel Tank
27.7 gal
Cooling System
3.7 gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal

Cab

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

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
39 hp
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
58 hp
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow: Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min

Noise Level

Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
Outside Cab***
103 dB(A)
Note
***The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The 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 equi

Power Train

Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse)
5.9 mph
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.

Outstanding Power

Outstanding Power

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.

Versatility to Tackle Any Job

Versatility to Tackle Any Job

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.

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. The display also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Easy Service

Easy Service

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

  • ELECTRICAL
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • POWER TRAIN
  • OTHER
  • MANDATORY EQUIPMENT