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257D3 Multi Terrain Loader

The Cat® 257D3 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 and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.

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Product Specs

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349 73.2 HP
Displacement 203 in³
Bore 3.7 in
Stroke 4.7 in
Net Power 73.2 HP
Gross Power 74.3 HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.9 HP
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 1800 lb
Ground Contact Area 1770 in²
Ground Pressure 4.6 psi
Tipping Load 5145 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 4965 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, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2770 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 2570 lb

Weights

Operating Weight 8094 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, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Dimensions

Length - Track on Ground 59 in
Overall Length - Track 74.7 in
Height - Top of Cab 83.8 in
Vehicle Width 66 in
Ground Clearance 9.5 in
Departure Angle 35°
Maximum Dump Angle 52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 8.5 in
Length - Without Bucket 108.9 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 90.5 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 61.2 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 55.1 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 52.5 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 14.5 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 137.3 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 121.7 in
Maximum Overall Height 154.8 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 25.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 86.3 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 87°
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, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Hydraulic System

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

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 9.9 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 6.3 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

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

Air Conditioning System (if equipped)

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 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.

Noise Level

Outside Cab*** 103 dB(A)
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.
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 sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds.
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.