257D3 Multi Terrain Loader

CALCULATE FINANCE

Making Your Job Easier

Cat® “Intelligent Leveling” system provides industry leading technology, integration, and available features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig, and work tool positioner.

A Smooth Ride

A standard, fully independent torsion axle suspension combined with the optional Speed Sensitive Ride Control system improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort.

Optimized Machine Capability

Maximize machine capability and control with the available Advanced Display, providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Maximum Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability.

Quiet and Comfortable

The industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides the operator with a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Continuing the industry leading trend, the D3 Series also includes as standard, seat mounted adjustable joystick controls for operator comfort.

Engine
Gross Power - SAE J1995 55.4 kW (74.3 HP)
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 820 kg (1800 lb)
Weights
Operating Weight 3672 kg (8094 lb)
Dimensions
Length - Track on Ground 1499 mm (59 in)
Overall Length - Track 1898 mm (74.7 in)
Height - Top of Cab 2129 mm (83.8 in)
Vehicle Width 1676 mm (66 in)
Ground Clearance 242 mm (9.5 in)
Departure Angle 35u00b0
Maximum Dump Angle 52u00b0
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 215 mm (8.5 in)
Length - Without Bucket 2767 mm (108.9 in)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 2300 mm (90.5 in)
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 1555 mm (61.2 in)
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 1399 mm (55.1 in)
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 1334 mm (52.5 in)
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 367 mm (14.5 in)
Length - With Bucket on Ground 3486 mm (137.3 in)
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 3091 mm (121.7 in)
Maximum Overall Height 3932 mm (154.8 in)
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 637 mm (25.1 in)
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 2191 mm (86.3 in)
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 87u00b0
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa (3335 psi)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 43 kW (58 HP)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa (3335 psi)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 76 l/min (20 gal/min)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 29 kW (39 HP)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 112 l/min (30 gal/min)
Cab
ROPS ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 16 km/h (9.9 mile/h)
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 10.1 km/h (6.3 mile/h)
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 14 l (3.7 gal (US))
Engine Crankcase 11 l (3 gal (US))
Fuel Tank 94 l (24.8 gal (US))
Hydraulic System 50 l (13.2 gal (US))
Hydraulic Tank 39 l (10.3 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.
Engine
Net Power - SAE 1349 54.6 kW (73.2 HP)
Displacement 3.3 l (203 inu00b3)
Bore 94 mm (3.7 in)
Stroke 120 mm (4.7 in)
Net Power 54.6 kW (73.2 HP)
Gross Power 55.4 kW (74.3 HP)
Net Power - ISO 9249 55.1 kW (73.9 HP)
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Operating Specifications
Ground Contact Area 1.14 mu00b2 (1770 inu00b2)
Ground Pressure 31.4 kPa (4.6 psi)
Tipping Load 2340 kg (5145 lb)
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 2252 kg (4965 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, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 1260 kg (2770 lb)
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 1170 kg (2570 lb)
Engine
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 265 N·m (195 ft·lbf)
Noise Level
Outside Cab*** 103 dB(A) (103 dB(A))
Inside Cab** 83 dB(A) (83 dB(A))
Weights
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, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
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.
Dimensions
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, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Noise Level
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.

Standard Equipment

  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 80 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Advanced Display with Rearview Camera: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD screen; Advanced Multi-operator Security System; On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
    • 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 Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
    • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
    • 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, Open, Tilt Up
    • FOPS, Level I
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
    • Adjustable Joystick Controls
    • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C3.3B, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage V Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
    • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
    • Filters, Canister-type, Fuel and Water Separator
    • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
    • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission, One Speed Travel
    • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4)
    • Rubber Track 381 mm (15 in)
  • OTHER
    • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
    • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° F)
    • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
    • Support, Lift Arm
    • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
    • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
    • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
    • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
    • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
    • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
    • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
    • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
    • Belly Pan Cleanout
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan
    • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular
  • MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
    • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • High Visibility Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • EU Preparation Package
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES:
      – Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
      – Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
      – Performance Package H3: High Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGES:
      – Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
      – Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
      – Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
      – Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner

Optional Equipment

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Hand-Foot Style Controls
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)
    • Two Speed Travel

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