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The Cat® 297D2 Multi Terrain 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, speed and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.

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Engine

Net Power
95 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
95 HP
Bore
3.9 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Displacement
232 in³
Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
246 ft·lbf
Net Power - ISO 9249
95 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
98 HP

Weights

Operating Weight
10692 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, a

Operating Specifications

Tipping Load
9400 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7468 lb
Ground Contact Area
2561 in²
Ground Pressure
4.2 psi
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
3290 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, a
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
4700 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
4960 lb

Dimensions

Departure Angle
30°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Overall Length - Track
90 in
Vehicle Width
78.1 in
Height - Top of Cab
83.2 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
15.2 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
59.2 in
Ground Clearance
8.8 ft
Length - Without Bucket
126 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
83°
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, a
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
96.3 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
73.4 in
Maximum Overall Height
160.5 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
127.6 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
30.5 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
155.2 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
49.6 in
Length - Track on Ground
71.1 in

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
4.1 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
32.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
14.5 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
5.9 mile/h

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

Noise Level

Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Outside Cab**
104 dB(A)
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 so
Inside Cab*
83 dB(A)
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.

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
44 HP