New CAT Equipment

740 GC Articulated Truck

Reliable Productivity

The Cat® 740 GC 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, stability-assist machine rollover warning system, and a fuel saving ECO mode.

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    A uniquely combined hoist and transmission lever allows for easy operation which suits a wide range of operator experience


    Quieter, more spacious cab with improved visibility helps operators work more productively throughout the day


    Safety features help increase operator confidence by providing a safer operation - prevention of cab and body roll-over and safer cab entry
    • Body Capacities
      Heaped (SAE 2:1)
      29.7 yd³
      22.2 yd³
      Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1
      31.9 yd³
      Tailgate Struck
      23.4 yd³
    • Body Hoist
      Lower Time
      12 s
      Raise Time
      12 s
    • Body Plate
      High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel
    • Body Plate Thickness
      Base Plate
      0.51 in
      Front Plate
      0.28 in
      Side Plates
      0.43 in
    • Engine
      5.4 in
      926 in³
      The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
      Engine Model
      Cat® C15
      Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V
      Cat C15
      Gross Power - SAE J1995
      452 HP
      Net Power - ISO 14396
      447 HP
      Net Power - SAE J1349
      439 HP
      No Engine De-rating Below
      10000 ft
      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), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
      Note (2)
      The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
      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.
      Note (4)
      Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
      Note (5)
      DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.
      Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)
      1711 ft·lbf
      Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)
      1670 ft·lbf
      Peak Engine Torque Speed
      1200 r/min
      6.75 in
    • Operating Weights
      Center Axle - Empty
      14636 lb
      Center Axle - Loaded
      51088 lb
      Center Axle - Rated Load
      37670 lb
      Front Axle - Empty
      42596 lb
      Front Axle - Loaded
      49723 lb
      Front Axle - Rated Load
      4687 lb
      Rear Axle - Empty
      14145 lb
      Rear Axle - Loaded
      50594 lb
      Rear Axle - Rated Load
      37670 lb
      Total - Empty
      71377 lb
      Total - Loaded
      151405 lb
      Total - Rated Load
      80027 lb
    • Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching
      Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes
      Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes
      An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 740 GC is an excellent match for the Cat 374F and 352F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, and 962M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
      Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes
      Wheel Loader: 966M - Passes
      Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Axles - Each
      15.8 gal (US)
      Brake Cooling Tank
      17.7 gal (US)
      Cooling System
      23.7 gal (US)
      DEF Tank
      6.5 gal (US)
      Engine Crankcase
      13.7 gal (US)
      Final Drive - Each
      1.3 gal (US)
      Fuel Tank
      145.3 gal (US)
      Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System
      36.9 gal (US)
      Transmission - OTG
      19.8 gal (US)
    • Sound Levels
      Interior Cab
      72 dB(A)
      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.
      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.
    • Standards
      ISO 3450 – 2011
      Cab - FOPS
      ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
      Cab - ROPS
      ISO 3471 – 2008
      ISO 5010 – 2007
    • Steering
      Lock to Lock
      4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm
    • Transmission
      Forward - 1
      4 mile/h
      Forward - 2
      5.3 mile/h
      Forward - 3
      7.3 mile/h
      Forward - 4
      9.2 mile/h
      Forward - 5
      12.2 mile/h
      Forward - 6
      14.9 mile/h
      Forward - 7
      20.6 mile/h
      Forward - 8
      24.7 mile/h
      Forward - 9
      35.7 mile/h
      Reverse - 1
      4.2 mile/h
      Reverse - 2
      9.8 mile/h
    • Turning Circle
      Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.
      Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width
      220 in
      Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius
      330 in
      Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius
      156 in
      Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius
      303 in
      Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right
    • Weights
      Rated Payload
      40 ton (US)
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
    • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
    • Two seats both with seat belts, operator’s retractable
    • Glass windows:
      – Front, laminated and tinted
      – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted
    • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
      – Alert indicator
      – Selected gear and direction
      – Speed or auto shift
      – Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
      – Primary steering failure (warning)
      – Seat belt warning
      – Secondary steering failure
      – Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration filter
      – Machine Security System (MSS)
      – Secondary steering energy source engaged
      – Hour meter
      – Retarder active
    • Adjustable air vents
    • Machine operation monitoring system includes:
      – Action lamp
      – Engine oil pressure
      – Primary steering system
      – Left and right turn signal
      – High beam
      – Coolant temperature
      – Tachometer
      – Parking brake
      – Fuel level
      – Transmission oil temperature
      – Brake system
      – Transmission hold
      – Hoist control
      – Hydraulic system
      – Charging system
      – Transmission fault
      – Traction control system
      – Check engine lamp
    • Storage:
      – Cup holder
      – Flask receptacle (under the secondary seat)
      – Under seat storage
      – Door pocket
      – Behind seat storage
      – Coat hook
    • Windows (tinted) opening both sides
    • Seats:
      – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
      – Trainer: padded with lap belt
    • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
    • Sun visor
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
    • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
    • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
    • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
    • Product Link: PL631E or PL641E dependent on location and licensing agreement
    • Batteries (two) maintenance free
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
    • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
    • Lighting systems:
      – Cab interior
      – Two head lamps
      – Two width marker
      – Two reversing
      – Work light/cab access light
      – Two stop/tail lights
      – Front and rear direction indicators
    • Horn
    • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
    • Cat Clean Emission Module (CEM) and exhaust aftertreatment package
    • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
    • Three axle, six-wheel drive
    • Cat C15 engine
    • Retarder: engine compression brake
    • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks
    • Rearview camera
    • ROPS/FOPS cab
    • Reverse alarm
    • Crankcase
    • Front dump body spill guard, integral part of fabricated body
    • Rear window
    • Radiator
    • Axle
    • S·O·S sampling valves
    • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
    • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
    • Tires, six 29.5 R25
    • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Product Link Elite: PLE631E (satellite), PLE641E (cellular)
    • Ether start
    • Flashing LED beacon
    • Four-point seat belt
    • Cold weather start attachment
    • Body liners
    • Engine block heater
    • Window blinds
    • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
    • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
    • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
    • Scissor tailgate
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
    • Bluetooth radio stereo system
    • Bare chassis (no body) standard wheel base
    • Wheel chocks
    • Heated/cooled seat
    • Fast fuel fill
    • Exhaust heated body
    • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
    • Infrared glass – high ambient cab
    • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
    • Bare chassis (no body) long wheel base
    • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
    • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system