New | 730C2 Articulated Truck

The Cat 730C2, with a 17 m3 (23 yd3) 28 tonnes (31 tons) capacity, offers demonstrated reliability and durability, high performance and productivity, superior operator comfort and lower operating costs. Updating the successful 730C to include all axle enclosed wet brakes makes the 730C2 a more attractive proposition for our customers. Class leading levels of performance and operator comfort make for a productive machine all day long.

Engine ModelCat C13 ACERT
Bore5.1 in
Stroke6.2 in
Displacement762.8 in³
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IVCat® C13 ACERT™
Gross Power - SAE J1995375 HP
Net Power - ISO 14396370 HP
Net Power - SAE J1349367 HP
No Engine De-rating Below12500 ft
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)1579 ft·lbf
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)1564 ft·lbf
Peak Engine Torque Speed1200 r/min
EmissionsThe reference to Tier 4 Final/Stage IV includes U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
Note (1)The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Note (2)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 (3)Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 254 kW (341 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Note (4)DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1. ISO 22241-1 requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.
Rated Payload31 t
Body Capacities
Heaped (SAE 2:1)23 yd³
Struck17.4 yd³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:124.6 yd³
Tailgate Struck18.2 yd³
Forward - 15 mile/h
Forward - 29 mile/h
Forward - 314 mile/h
Forward - 421 mile/h
Forward - 529 mile/h
Forward - 634 mile/h
Reverse - 16 mile/h
Sound Levels
Interior Cab76 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 76 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.
Operating Weights
Center Axle - Empty9987 lb
Center Axle - Loaded37236 lb
Center Axle - Rated Load27249 lb
Front Axle - Empty32882 lb
Front Axle - Loaded40113 lb
Front Axle - Rated Load7231 lb
Rear Axle - Empty9436 lb
Rear Axle - Loaded36685 lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load27249 lb
Total - Empty52305 lb
Total - Loaded114034 lb
Total - Rated Load61729 lb
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank108.8 gal (US)
Cooling System21.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic System29.1 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase10 gal (US)
Transmission12.4 gal (US)
Final Drives/Differential33 gal (US)
Output Transfer Gear Box6.3 gal (US)
DEF Tank5.2 gal (US)
Body Hoist
Raise Time12 s
Lower Time8 s
Lock to Lock4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm
BrakesISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPSISO 3449 Level II – 2005
Cab - ROPSISO 3471 – 2008
SteeringISO 5010 – 2007
Body Plate
TypeHigh strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel
Turning Circle
NoteDimensions are for machines equipped with 23.5R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width210 in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius318 in
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius153 in
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius294 in
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right45°
Body Plate Thickness
Front0.28 in
Side0.43 in
Base0.51 in
Chute0.51 in
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Automatic Features
  • Suspension And Braking
  • Operator Environment
  • Ease Of Operation
  • Durability And Reliability
  • Cat Connect Technology
  • Serviceability
  • Complete Customer Support
  • Sustainability
  • Safety

Standard Equipment

  • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
  • Adjustable air vents
  • Auto shift six-speed forward and single speed reverse transmission
  • Cat C13 ACERT engine
  • Cat Clean Emission Module (CEM) and exhaust aftertreatment package
  • Cat rearview camera
  • Color Multi-Purpose Display (CMPD) incorporating the rearview camera feed
    – Dashboard Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
  • Alert indicator, selected gear and direction, speed or auto shift, review Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM), primary steering failure, seat belt warning, secondary steering failure, Machine Security System (MSS), secondary steering energy source engaged, hour meter and retarder active
  • Differentials: automatic clutched inter and cross-axle differential locks
  • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
  • Electrical system: 24 volt, 5A 24- to 12-volt converter
  • Electro hydraulic hoist control
  • Glass windows: laminated front, toughened rear and toughened opening side
  • Guards: rear window, radiator, crankcase and axle
  • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
  • Horn: electric
  • Lights: cab interior, front, width marker, side, rear, two reversing/work lights, two stop/tail lights, front and rear direction indicators
    – Machine Operation Monitoring System includes
  • Action lamp, engine oil pressure, primary steering system, left turn signal, high beam, coolant temperature, tachometer, parking brake, fuel level, right turn signal, transmission oil temperature, brake system, transmission hold, hoist control, hydraulic system, charging system, retarder, transmission fault, traction control system, check engine lamp
  • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • Product Link PL 321 or PL 522 dependent on location and licensing agreement
  • Retarder: engine compression brake
  • Reverse/backup alarm
  • ROPS/FOPS cab
  • Seat, fully adjustable, air suspension
  • Seat, padded companion/trainer
  • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
  • S∙O∙S sampling valves
  • Spill guard: front, integral part of fabricated body
  • Starting receptacle, electric, remote
  • Storage: cup holder, under seat, door pocket, behind seat, coat hook
  • Sun visor
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Tires, six 23.5R25, radial
  • Two retractable seat belts
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps for fuel tank, DEF tank and hydraulic oil tank
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)

Optional Equipment

  • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
  • Body liners
  • Bluetooth radio stereo system
  • Caterpillar Production Measurement (CMP) payload monitoring system
  • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
  • Cold weather start attachment
  • Engine block heater
  • Bare Chassis (no body) standard wheel base
  • Bare Chassis (no body) long wheel base
  • Ether start
  • Exhaust heated body
  • Fast fuel fill
  • Flashing LED beacon
  • Four-point safety harness
  • Fuel additive-anti-waxing
  • Heated seat
  • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Product Link PL 321, PL 522, VIMS™ Cellular, VIMS Satellite (where available)
  • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
  • Scissor tailgate
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
  • 750/65 wide tires



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