New CAT Equipment

725 Articulated Truck

The Cat® 725 features a world-class cab design, re-engineered using global operator feedback to advance comfort and ease of operation. Enhancements include new controls, transmission-protection features, hoist-assist system, advanced automatic traction control system, automatic retarder control, stability-assist machine rollover warning system, and a fuel saving ECO mode.

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Product Specs


Engine Model Cat C9.3
Bore 4.5 in
Stroke 45.2 in
Displacement 567.5 in³
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1275 ft·lbf
Gross Power - SAE J1995 342 HP
Net Power - ISO 14396 338 HP
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV Cat® C9.3
No Engine De-rating Below 3000 ft
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1263 ft·lbf
Net Power - SAE J1349 334 HP
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min
Note (1) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Emissions The reference to Tier 4 Final/Stage IV includes U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Note (3) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 249 kW (334 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Note (2) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed.
Note (4) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1. ISO 22241-1 requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.


Rated Payload 26.5 ton (US)

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1) 19.6 yd³
Struck 14.4 yd³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 20.4 yd³
Tailgate Struck 14.5 yd³


Forward - 1 5 mT/hr
Forward - 2 9.4 mT/hr
Forward - 3 14.4 mT/hr
Forward - 4 22.1 mT/hr
Forward - 5 30.7 mT/hr
Forward - 6 36.3 mT/hr
Reverse - 1 5.5 mT/hr

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 69 dB(A)
Note (1) The declared dynamic operator sound pressure level is 69±2 dB(A) when "ISO 6396:2008" is used to measure the value for an enclosed cab. The measurement was conducted at 70% of the maximum cooling fans speed. The sound level may vary at different cooling fan speeds. The measurement was conducted with the cab doors and the cab windows closed. The cab was properly installed and maintained.
Note (2) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.

Operating Weights

Total - Loaded 103886 lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load 23699 lb
Total - Empty 50975 lb
Total - Rated Load 52910 lb
Center Axle - Loaded 33944 lb
Front Axle - Rated Load 5511 lb
Center Axle - Rated Load 23699 lb
Center Axle - Empty 10242 lb
Rear Axle - Loaded 33457 lb
Front Axle - Loaded 36484 lb
Rear Axle - Empty 9757 lb
Front Axle - Empty 30974 lb

Body Plate Thickness

Side Plates 0.43 in
Front Plate 0.28 in
Base Plate 0.51 in

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 91 gal (US)
Cooling System 18 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 29.1 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 8 gal (US)
Transmission 10 gal (US)
Final Drives/Differential 33 gal (US)
Output Transfer Gear Box 5 gal (US)
DEF Tank 4 gal (US)
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 24 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 1.6 gal (US)

Body Hoist

Raise Time 10 s
Lower Time 8 s


Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm


Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2008
Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007

Body Plate

Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 153 in
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 210 in
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 294 in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 318 in
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires.

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

Wheel Loader: 950M - Passes 5
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 4-5
Wheel Loaders: 966M/966M XE - Passes 4
Hydraulic Excavators: 336F/336F XE - Passes 5-6
Wheel Loaders: 972M/972M XE - Passes 3-4
Hydraulic Excavators: 349F/349F XE - Passes 4-5