259D3 Compact Track Loader

Overview
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74 HP
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
2,010 lb
Operating Weight
8,987 lb
259D3 with Cab
259D3 with Canopy
  • Exterior View
  • Interior View

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995
74 HP
Displacement
203 in³
Net Power
73 HP
Bore
4 in
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Gross Power
74 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
73 HP
Stroke
5 in
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195 ft·lbf
Net Power - ISO 9249
74 HP

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
2,010 lb
Tipping Load
5,745 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
4,965 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
1,483 in²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
6 psi
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
2,870 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
1,848 in²
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
3,060 lb
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
5 psi
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, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydr

Weights

Operating Weight
8,987 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, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydr

Dimensions

Length - Track on Ground
59 in
Overall Length - Track
79 in
Height - Top of Cab
83 in
Ground Clearance
9 in
Departure Angle
35°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
8 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)
69 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
55 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
9 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)
66 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
51 in
Maximum Overall Height
154 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
86 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121 in
Length - Without Bucket
109 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
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, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydr
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
62 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
90 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
24 in

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3,335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
58 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3,335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
39 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
6 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
9 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Hydraulic System
13 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
25 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10 gal (US)
Cooling System
4 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.

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.
Outside Cab***
103 dB(A)
Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
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 spe
Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

  • 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, Park 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, Two Speed Travel
    • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4)
  • 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
    • Steel Imbed Rubber Track – 320 mm (12.6 in) or 400 mm (15.7 in)
    • Dual Flange Front Idler/Single Flange Rear Idler or Triple Flange Front/Rear Idlers
    • 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
    • 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)
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