D6 Dozer

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Engine Model
Cat C9.3B
Power - Net
215 HP
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
215 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
219 mhp
Build Number
Note (1)
Rated horsepower at 2,200 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect a
Note (2)
Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) ** or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (
Note (3)
Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full Technical Specifications document.
Note (4)
Machine Build Number 20B
Net Power (Rated) - ISO 9249 (DIN)
219 mhp

Dimensions – LGP VPAT (30-in)

Operating Weight
50,733 lb


Power Train
Fully Automatic 4-Speed Powershift

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank
90 gal (US)
DEF Tank
7 gal (US)

D6 Push Arm

Operating Weight
48,788 lb
Ground Pressure
8 psi
Width of Standard Shoe
24 in
Semi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity
8 yd³

D6 LGP (30-in) Push Arm

Operating Weight
50,420 lb
Ground Pressure
7 psi
Width of Standard Shoe
30 in
Semi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity
8 yd³

D6 LGP (36-in) Push Arm

Operating Weight
52,715 lb
Ground Pressure
5 psi
Width of Standard Shoe
36 in
Blade Capacity
5 yd³


Operating Weight
49,108 lb
Ground Pressure
7 psi
Width of Standard Shoe
24 in
Blade Capacity
5 yd³

D6 LGP (30-in) VPAT

Operating Weight
50,733 lb
Ground Pressure
6 psi
Width of Standard Shoe
30 in
Blade Capacity
6 yd³

D6 LGP (36-in) VPAT

Operating Weight
51,912 lb
Ground Pressure
5 psi
Width of Standard Shoe
36 in
Blade Capacity
7 yd³

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes.


Operating Weight
50,733 lb




  • Up to 20% better fuel efficiency¹.
  • Use up to 13% less fuel².
  • Fully automatic 4-speed transmission continuously adjusts for maximum efficiency and power to the ground without added operator input.
  • Full auto shift up and down entire working range to maximize fuel efficiency.

¹Material moved per gallon/liter of fuel
² Gallons/liters per hour
Note: All comparisons to 2014-2016 3-speed D6T


  • Move up to 20% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used.
  • Move up to 5% more material per hour.
  • Fully redesigned with updated configurations so you can build just the right machine for the work you do.
  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor with optimized balance for grading - no need for rear attachment.
  • LGP VPAT design, with 36-inch (915 mm) centered shoes, offers 35 kPa (5 psi) ground pressure.
  • Wider blade on the LGP VPAT for high-speed grading.
  • Class-leading VPAT range of motion for improved performance, especially when trenching or backfilling.
  • VPAT blade remains level when angled for smoother grade.
  • Robust push arm dozer for heavy applications with larger SU blade capacity.
  • Optional FirstCut™ cutting edges (SU blades) increase blade payload by up to 35% compared to standard cutting edges.
  • 10-roller undercarriage option designed for smoother grades at higher speeds, even in difficult surfaces like sand and gravel.

Note: All comparisons to 2014-2016 3-speed D6T


  • Cat Grade with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains operator’s pre-established blade position without a GPS signal – no additional hardware or software needed.
  • Factory integrated Cat Grade with 3D uses GPS to control the blade so you can get to design plan faster.
  • Cat Grade with 3D has no masts: small antennas are integrated into the cab roof and GPS receivers are mounted inside the cab for better protection.
  • Grade operator interface is intuitive and easier to use: 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen, Android OS platform, operates like a smart phone.
  • Slope Indicate shows machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation right on the main display to help operators with slope work.
  • Attachment Ready Option (ARO) comes from the factory with key sensors and wiring installed so you can easily upgrade to fully integrated grade control or blade mounted system.
  • All Cat Grade systems are compatible with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica.
  • Already invested in a grade infrastructure? You can install grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica onto the machine.
  • Premium cab package includes remote control ready wiring, allowing for dealer installation of a plug-and-play roof-mounted remote control unit.
  • Cat Command for Dozing* provides a remote control solution for enhanced safety and greater productivity and is offered as Command Console for line-of-sight (LOS) remote control, or with a Command Station for non-line-of-sight (NLOS) remote control.

* Please consult your Cat dealer for availability.


  • New assist features work behind the scenes to help make machine operation easier.
  • Make the most of every pass with Blade Load Monitor to help you optimize blade capacity.*
  • Stable Blade works seamlessly with operator inputs to help produce a smoother surface.
  • Traction Control automatically reduces track slip to save you time, fuel and track wear.*
  • AutoCarry automates blade lift to help you maintain consistent blade load and help reduce track slip.*

*Feature not operational indoors or in areas where GPS signal is not available.


  • Completely redesigned cab for a whole new standard in visibility, comfort, productivity.
  • 10-inch touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Grade Control display and main display positions can be swapped.
  • Application Profile saves preferred machine settings.
  • Distributed cab heating/cooling circulates air more effectively around the operator and helps reduce window fogging/frosting.
  • Viscous cab mounts reduce vibration for greater operator comfort.
  • Wider air suspension seat has multiple adjustments for personalized comfort.
  • Entire armrest adjusts forward and backward independent of the seat.
  • Detented thumbwheel on the steering control allows easy speed setting changes
  • Ample storage spaces throughout the cab.


  • Up to 9% lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Grouped service points and modular components with easy access to save you routine maintenance time.
  • Fewer filters and service points save you time and money on routine maintenance
  • Cab air filter replacement extended to 500 hours.
  • Standard reversing fan extends the time between core clean-outs.
  • 30-minute cab removal, if needed.
  • Modular, self-contained HVAC unit is easier to service.

Note: All comparisons to 2014-2016 3-speed D6T


  • Cat C9.3B engine eliminates Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system for greater reliability; simplified with a single engine Electronic Control Module (ECM) and improved engine air filter.
  • Redesigned fuel system provides greater reliability and more accurate fuel delivery.
  • Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage – HDXL with DuraLink™ – features Positive Pin Retention pins and link improvements for up to 20 percent more seal life in high impact conditions.
  • Cat Abrasion™ undercarriage is your lowest cost-per-hour solution for high abrasion and low impact jobsites. The design offers double the seal life and eliminates bushing turns, reducing your costs up to 50 percent per hour compared to traditional undercarriage. Reduces link scalloping for smoother operation.
  • Common structures for Heavy Duty and Cat Abrasion undercarriage enable changes from one to the other.
  • Purpose-built Waste and Forestry arrangements.


  • Approximately 15% more glass area and Integrated ROPS offers added visibility.
  • Standard integrated High Definition (HD) rear view camera in the primary display.
  • Hood design and alignment of the exhaust and precleaner provide a better view to the front of the tractor.
  • Bluetooth microphone gives you hands-free access to your mobile phone.
  • Standard ladder at the back of the machine for convenient access for fuel fill, window cleaning and maintenance.
  • Ground-level access to optional fast fuel fill.
  • Grab rail on both sides of cab roof and tie offs provide added safety.
  • Improved cab filtration for cleaner operator environment.
  • Optional integrated LED warning lights.

Note: All comparisons to 2014-216 3-speed D6T


  • Improved sealing throughout the machine helps keep dust and debris out.
  • Waste cab has impact-resistant polycarbonate doors, eliminating the need for door screens.
  • Specialized guarding and seals throughout the machine help protect major components from impact and airborne debris.
  • Multi-layer final drive guards, including a labyrinth-style guard with 90-degree turns, help keep dirt and debris away from the Duo-Cone™ seal to protect final drive oil.
  • Pivot shaft seal guards help prevent debris from entering and damaging seals.
  • Striker bars help prevent debris from damaging the machine.
  • Tilt cylinder with rotating bushing type design help wrapping materials to roll off hoses.
  • Heavy duty hinged radiator guard protects radiator and fan from penetration by material coming straight in or from under the blade.
  • Cooling system designed for high debris environments, with automatic reversing fan and swing-out cleanout access.
  • Hinged heavy duty belly guard for easy cleaning and to keep debris out.
  • Lights mounted up and away from main debris area for protection, while still giving you plenty of light on the work area. An optional 12-light LED package provides 360-degree coverage.
  • Powered precleaner is integrated and increases the cab filter change interval to 1,000 hours.
  • Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help you optimize your waste handler for the job.
  • Laminated thermal shields and insulated Clean Emissions Module.


  • Optimize machine performance for greatest productivity, while helping improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions with a fully automatic 4-speed transmission with lock-up clutch.
  • The Cat® C9.3B engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Korea Tier 5 emission standards.
  • Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) ** or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrogenated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details.
  • Cat® Grade with Slope Assist™ helps you avoid costly rework and wasteful fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions by automating your blade position without a GPS signal.
  • Cat® Grade with 3D automates blade movements using a GPS signal helping you follow a grade design, reducing fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions by improving efficiency and accuracy.
  • AutoCarry™ automates blade lift to reduce track slip for maximum efficiency on each pass to help lower fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • VisionLink® displays the CO2 emissions for monitored assets, calculated by fuel type for the Runtime Fuel Burned each day in a selected date range.
  • Remote Flash minimizes downtime and maintenance time while keeping your asset running with maximum efficiency. Alerts for machine updates are sent virtually from your Cat dealer and updates can be deployed without a dealer technician needing to be onsite.
  • Remote Troubleshoot decreases maintenance time and keeps your machine running with maximum efficiency by allowing your Cat dealer to virtually test the machine while working. Once a problem is identified, a technician can fix it the first time, saving time and money.

All comparisons to D6T T4F. Productivity, fuel and CO2 emissions vary by application. CO2 emissions calculations based on a reference work cycle using 2.2 U.S. gallons per hour of #2 U.S. diesel fuel. Applies IPCC2006 methodology using U.S. EPA Emissions Hub emission factors. Includes DEF (diesel exhaust fluid) related CO2. Fuel measurements are at 15°C. Estimated average fuel consumption improvements are based on tests or Product Link™ data where available. Productivity improvements are based on test data.
**Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 100% biodiesel.

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Fully-automatic 4-speed transmission
    • Cat C9.3B diesel engine
    • Double reduction planetary final drives
    • Hydraulic reversing fan
  • Operator Environment
    • Fully redesigned cab, sound suppressed, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
    • Full-color 10-inch (254 mm) liquid crystal touch screen display
    • Integrated rearview camera
    • Adjustable operator controls/armrests
    • Cab mounted modular Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
    • Added storage areas
    • Electrohydraulic implement and steering controls
    • Cloth seat
    • Lights - 6 LED
  • Cat Technology
    • Slope Indicate
    • Product Link, Cellular
    • Remote Control Ready
    • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
    • Operator ID
    • Machine Security - Passcode
    • Compatibility with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
    • Capability to install 3D grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Undercarriage
    • Redesigned track roller frame
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Rear access ladder
    • Shovel holder
    • Ground level service center
    • 30-minute cab removal
    • Fire extinguisher mounting provision
    • Ecology drains
    • Underhood work light
  • Hydraulics
    • Independent steering and implement pumps
    • Load sensing hydraulics
  • Attachments
    • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Operator Environment
    • Deluxe leather heated/ventilated seat
    • Powered precleaner
    • Premium lights - 12 LED
    • Integrated warning lights
    • Communication radio ready
  • Cat Technology
    • ARO with Assist: includes Slope Assist, Traction Control, Stable Blade, Blade Load Monitor, AutoCarry, Third Party Grade Control Ready
    • Cat Grade with 3D: includes full-color 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen grade display
    • Product Link Dual Cellular/Satellite
    • Grade Connectivity
    • Machine Security - Bluetooth
    • Cat Command for Dozing
  • Blades
    • Semi-Universal
    • Variable Pitch Angle Tilt (VPAT)
    • Straight blade
    • Angle blade
    • Foldable VPAT - under 3 m (9.9 ft) transport width (Not available in all regions)
    • Waste/Landfill
    • FirstCut cutting edges (SU blades)
  • Undercarriage
    • Heavy Duty (HDXL with DuraLink) or Cat Abrasion
    • 10-Roller Fine Grading undercarriage
    • Moderate Service or Extreme Service track shoes
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Fast fuel fill
    • Refilling fuel pump (EU only)
    • High speed oil change
    • Rear implement work light
  • Attachments
    • High lift ripper with straight or curved shanks
    • Winch
    • Counterweights
    • Ripper and winch-ready rear hydraulics
    • Side and/or rear screens
    • Sweeps
    • Drawbar
    • Forestry and Waste Special Arrangements
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