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259D3 Compact Track Loader

The Cat® 259D3 Compact Track Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995

74.3HP

Displacement

203in³

Net Power

73.2HP

Bore

3.7in

Engine Model

Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)

Gross Power

74.3HP

Net Power - SAE 1349

73.2HP

Stroke

4.7in

Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995

195ft·lbf

Net Power - ISO 9249

73.9HP

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load

2010lb

Tipping Load

5745lb

Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder

4965lb

Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track

1483in²

Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track

6.1psi

Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load

2870lb

Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track

1848in²

Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight

3060lb

Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track

4.9psi

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

8987lb

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

59in

Overall Length - Track

78.7in

Height - Top of Cab

83.1in

Ground Clearance

8.9in

Departure Angle

35°

Maximum Dump Angle

52°

Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position

7.8in

Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)

69in

Turning Radius from Center - Coupler

54.8in

Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift

9.4in

Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)

66in

Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground

51.4in

Maximum Overall Height

154.1in

Turning Radius from Center - Bucket

86in

Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift

121in

Length - Without Bucket

108.9in

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

61.5in

Length - With Bucket on Ground

137.3in

Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump

89.9in

Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump

23.9in

Cab

ROPS

ISO 3471:2008

FOPS

ISO 3449:2005 Level I

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure

3335psi

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)

58HP

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure

3335psi

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow

20gal/min

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)

39HP

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow

30gal/min

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed

5.9mile/h

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed

8.5mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Hydraulic System

13.2gal (US)

Fuel Tank

24.8gal (US)

Engine Crankcase

3gal (US)

Hydraulic Tank

10.3gal (US)

Cooling System

3.7gal (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***

103dB(A)

Inside Cab**

83dB(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.

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, 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:

  • 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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