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265 Compact Track Loader

More Power. More Performance. More Comfort.

The Cat® 265 Compact Track Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard torsion suspension undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability, and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.

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    +43% More Torque

    than the previous model

    More Lift Height

    and greater lift and tilt breakout forces

    Larger Cab

    featuring redesigned layout with more cab space and easier entry and exit

    Learn more about the 265 Compact Track Loader


    • Cab
      ISO 3449:2005 Level I
      ISO 3471:2008
    • Dimensions
      Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
      8.4 in
      Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
      132 in
      Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
      9.8 in
      Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
      104.5 in
      Departure Angle
      Ground Clearance
      8.5 in
      Height - Top of Cab
      83.3 in
      Length - Track on Ground
      64 in
      Length - With Bucket on Ground
      140.9 in
      Length - Without Bucket
      116.1 in
      Maximum Dump Angle
      Maximum Overall Height
      164.3 in
      Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
      46.7 in
      Overall Length - Track
      83.7 in
      Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
      Reach at Maximum Lift/Dump
      25.1 in
      Roll Back Angle
      Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked)
      87.8 in
      Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
      56.5 in
      Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
      68.5 in
      Vehicle Width (450 mm/17.7 in tracks)
      75.8 in
    • Engine
      4.3 in
      171 in²
      Engine Model
      Cat® C2.8TA (turbo after-cooled)
      Gross Power - SAE J1995
      74 HP
      Net Power - ISO 9249
      73 HP
      Net Power - SAE 1349
      74 HP
      Peak Torque at 1,360 rpm SAE J1995
      280 lb/ft
      3.5 in
    • Hydraulic System
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
      60.9 HP
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow
      30 gal/min
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
      3500 psi
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
      80.7 HP
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
      34 gal/min
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
      4061 psi
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
      46.4 HP
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
      23 gal/min
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
      3500 psi
    • Operating Specifications
      Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder
      6739 lb
      Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
      8680 lb
      Ground Contact Area - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track
      2268 in²
      Ground Pressure - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track
      4.6 psi
      Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
      2823 lb
      Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
      4033 lb
      Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
      2996 lb
      Tipping Load
      8066 lb
    • Power Train
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
      5 mile/h
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
      8.1 mile/h
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Cooling System
      2.8 gal (US)
      Engine Crankcase
      2.2 gal (US)
      Fuel Tank
      31.7 gal (US)
      Hydraulic System
      9.7 gal (US)
      Hydraulic Tank
      6.9 gal (US)
    • Weights*
      Counterweight Adds to Operating Weight
      276 lb
      Counterweight Adds to Operating Weight - ROC (35%)
      173 lb
      Counterweight Adds to Operating Weight - Tip Load
      494 lb
      Enclosed Cab Adds to Operating Weight
      180 lb
      Enclosed Cab Adds to Operating Weight - ROC (35%)
      75 lb
      Enclosed Cab Adds to Operating Weight - Tip Load
      214 lb
      *Operating Weight, Operating Specifications, and Dimensions are based on 2036 mm (80") low profile bucket with bolt on cutting edge, 450 mm (17.7") wide track, 75 kg (165 lb) operator, open canopy, mechanical suspension seat, HD battery with disconnect, standard flow hydraulics, manual coupler, and full fluids. No external counterweights, and no dual self-level/return-to-dig/work tool positioner
      Operating Weight
      10492 lb
      Operating Weight - ROC (35%)
      2823 lb
      Operating Weight - ROC (50%)
      4033 lb
      Operating Weight - Tip Load
      8066 lb
    • Quick Coupler: Manual or Hydraulic
    • High Visibility Seat Belt: 50 mm (2 in), 75 mm (3 in), or 3-point lap/shoulder
    • Steel Imbed Rubber Track – 450 mm (17.7 in) bar tread, 450 mm (17.7 in) block tread
    • Dual Flange Front Idler/Single Flange Rear Idler or Triple Flange Front/Rear Idlers
    • Performance Package HP1: Standard Flow Hydraulics
    • Performance Package HP3: High Flow XPS Hydraulics
    • Open canopy: Cup Holder, Cell Phone Pocket, choice of vinyl Seat (Mechanical Suspension, High Back/Heated/Air Ride Seat)
    • Enclosed Cab with heat and air conditioning: Side Windows, Cup Holder, Cell Phone Pocket, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension, High Back/Heated Air Ride Seat, High Back/Ventilated and Heated Air Ride Seat) and Door choice (Glass or Polycarbonate)
    • T2 – Standard Display, Standard Joysticks, traditional Key Start switch, and Rear-view camera.
    • T4 – Advanced Touchscreen Monitor, Advanced Joysticks, Push start, X-mount cell phone holder, and a Rear-view camera.
    • T5 – T4 + 2 additional side view cameras.
    • Radio, none – for open canopy machines and countries not certified for Bluetooth® technology
    • Integrated AM/FM radio with Bluetooth technology. Includes USB port, 3.5 mm (0.13 in) AUX input, and BT microphone. Only for use with enclosed cab. Availability varies by country.
    • Integrated DAB+/AM/FM radio with Bluetooth technology. Includes USB port, 3.5 mm (0.13 in) AUX input, and BT microphone. Only for use with enclosed cab. Availability varies by country.
    • Product Link Basic series PL243
    • Product Link Elite series PLE643
    • On-demand, variable speed hydraulic cooling fan
    • On-demand, variable speed hydraulic cooling fan, with automatic and manual purge reversing operation
    • HD0 – base guarding and sealing (engine air inlet rain cap, front cab to-frame sealing, and hydraulic fill access door)
    • HD1– intermediate guarding and sealing† (HD0 + cab-to-frame side sealing, lockable fuel fill access door, tilt cylinder guarding, and drive line bottom guarding.) †Some equipment varies by region.
    • HD2 – most comprehensive guarding and sealing† (HD1 + turbo guard, exhaust stack wrap, DPF wrap, quick disconnect guarding, fully enclosed drive line guarding, under step hydraulic lines guard cover, engine air inlet pre-cleaner.)
    • Work Tool Electrical Harness
    • Heavy duty battery
    • Battery disconnect with lockout feature
    • 12-volt Electrical System
    • 85 Ampere Alternator
    • LED Work Lights
    • Auto Reverse Lights
    • Switch Backlighting
    • Interior LED Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
    • Exterior Courtesy Lighting
    • Automatic Work light notification flash when parking brake is released
    • Full color LCD monitor: Creep speed control, Drive response adjustment, Implement response adjustment, Drive Power Priority adjustment, Language selection (× 32), Multi-operator Anti-theft Security System and Monitoring, Maintenance schedule and reminders, Event and Diagnostic Code monitoring, Date /Time/Units/Brightness settings, and Smart Technology for use with Smart Attachments.
    • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Supply Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System (where applicable)
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter, Hydraulic Temperature, Hour Meter, Battery Voltage, Tachometer
    • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
    • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking
    • Brake Engages
    • ROPS Cab, Tilt Up
    • FOPS, Level I
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Headliner
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
    • Seat Mounted Joystick Controls
    • Cell Phone Storage Pocket
    • Cup Holder
    • 12-volt power port
    • Foot Throttle
    • Selectable control pattern – ISO or H
    • Electro/hydraulic implement control
    • Electro/hydraulic hydrostatic transmission control
    • Speed sensor guarding
    • Heavy duty flat faced quick disconnects with integrated pressure release lever
    • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
    • Cat C2.8TA turbocharged, after-cooled diesel engine, meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage V Emission Standards: • Glow plugs starting aid • Liquid cooled, direct injection
    • Extended life antifreeze (–37° C, –34° F)
    • Air cleaner, dual element, radial seal
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·SSM) Valve, Hydraulic Oil
    • Ecology drain – coolant
    • Radiator coolant level sight gauge
    • Radiator expansion bottle
    • Filter, hydraulic supply, cartridge type
    • Filter, hydraulic return, cartridge type
    • Filter, canister type, engine oil
    • Filter, canister type, fuel and water separator
    • Radiator/hydraulic oil
    • Cooler (side-by-side)
    • Spring applied, hydraulically released, parking brakes
    • Hydrostatic transmission
    • Lockable fuel cap
    • Hydraulic demand cooling fan
    • Auto engine idle
    • Torsion Suspension (4 independent torsion axles)
    • Two speed travel
    • Integrated tie downs on track frame (4)
    • Machine tie down points (9)
    • Removable panels for machine frame cleanout
    • Support, lift arm
    • Steel rear and front bumpers, welded
    • Fuel fill, machine right hand side
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
    • Telematics, Product Link, Cellular
    • Steel engine door with replaceable louvers
    • Engine door – lockable
    • Work tool attachment coupler
    • Cat ToughGuardTM hose
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, LED
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • 4-point machine lifting eyes
    • Paint, Custom
    • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • Bluetooth Key Security
    • Attachment Hose Guide
    • Corrosion Inhibitor Coating

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