New CAT Equipment

735 Articulated Truck

The Cat 735 with a 20 m³ (26.2 yd³)/32 tonnes (35.3 tons) capacity, offers demonstrated reliability and durability, high performance and productivity and a new world-class cab to improve operator comfort and ease of operation.
Updating the successful 735C to include the new cab design makes the 735 a more attractive proposition for our customers. Class leading levels of performance and new features such as Advanced Automatic Traction Control (AATC) and Assisted Hoisting Control create operator comfort, making a productive machine all day long while retaining all axle enclosed wet brakes and Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Strategy (APECS).

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Product Specs


Engine Model Cat® C13
Bore 5.1 in
Stroke 6.2 in
Displacement 736 in³
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1597 ft·lbf
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min
Net Power - SAE J1349 424 HP
Emissions The 735 meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1614 ft·lbf
Note (3) 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.
No Engine De-rating Below 12500 ft
Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Net Power - ISO 14396 429 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 434 HP
Note (5) 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.
Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 254 kW (341 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Note (1) The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), and Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C13


Rated Payload 35.3 ton (US)

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1) 26.2 yd³
Struck 20.3 yd³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 27.9 yd³
Tailgate Struck 21.3 yd³


Forward - 1 5 mile/h
Forward - 2 9 mile/h
Forward - 3 14 mile/h
Forward - 4 22 mile/h
Forward - 5 30 mile/h
Forward - 6 35 mile/h
Reverse - 1 6 mile/h

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 72 dB(A)
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.
Note (1) The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed.

Operating Weights

Total - Loaded 126192 lb
Front Axle - Empty 34128 lb
Total - Rated Load 70548 lb
Rear Axle - Loaded 41270 lb
Rear Axle - Empty 10516 lb
Center Axle - Empty 11001 lb
Center Axle - Rated Load 30754 lb
Front Axle - Loaded 43166 lb
Total - Empty 55645 lb
Front Axle - Rated Load 9039 lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load 30754 lb
Center Axle - Loaded 41756 lb

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 108.8 gal (US)
Cooling System 21.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 29.1 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 10 gal (US)
Transmission 12.3 gal (US)
Final Drives/Differential 33 gal (US)
Output Transfer Gear Box 5.5 gal (US)
DEF Tank 5.3 gal (US)

Body Hoist

Raise Time 12 s
Lower Time 11 s


Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm


Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007

Body Plate

Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 294 in
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 149 in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 318 in
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 750/65 R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 212 in

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

Hydraulic Excavators: 336F/336F XE - Passes 5–6
Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 735 is an excellent match for the Cat 349F and 336F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, 962M and 950M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
Hydraulic Excavators: 349F/349F XE - Passes 4–5
Wheel Loaders: 972M/972M XE - Passes 3–4
Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 4–5
Wheel Loader: 950M - Passes 5
Wheel Loaders: 966M/966M XE - Passes 4

Body Plate Thickness

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