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259D3 Compact Track Loader

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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Product Specs

Engine

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

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 2010 lb
Tipping Load 5745 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 4965 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track 1483 in²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track 6.1 psi
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 2870 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 1848 in²
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 3060 lb
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 4.9 psi
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 front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

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 front idler/single flange rear idler, 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 78.7 in
Height - Top of Cab 83.1 in
Ground Clearance 8.9 in
Departure Angle 35°
Maximum Dump Angle 52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.8 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks) 69 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 54.8 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 9.4 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks) 66 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 51.4 in
Maximum Overall Height 154.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 86 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 121 in
Length - Without Bucket 108.9 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, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 61.5 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 137.3 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 89.9 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 23.9 in

Hydraulic System

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

Cab

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

Power Train

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

Service Refill Capacities

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

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.
Outside Cab*** 103 dB(A)
Inside Cab** 83 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 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.