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The Cat® 259D3 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.

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Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249
73.9 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
Net Power
73.2 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
73.2 HP
Gross Power
74.3 HP
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Displacement
203 in²
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195 ft·lbf

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
2010 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
3060 lb
Tipping Load
5745 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
4965 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
2870 lb
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
4.9 psi
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
1483 in²
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
1848 in²
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange f
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
6.1 psi

Weights

Operating Weight
8987 lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange f

Dimensions

Length - Track on Ground
59 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)
66 in
Overall Length - Track
78.7 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)
69 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
Length - Without Bucket
108.9 in
Maximum Overall Height
154.1 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.8 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.9 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
89.9 in
Departure Angle
35°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 ft
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
54.8 in
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange f
Ground Clearance
8.9 ft
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
61.5 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
86 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
51.4 in

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
24.8 gal (US)
Cooling System
3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)

Cab

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

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
58 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
39 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min

Power Train

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

Noise Level

Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
Outside Cab***
103 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.
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 s

Shipping

UPC
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