New | 249D Compact Track Loader

The Cat® 249D 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 ModelCat C2.2 CRDI
Net Power65.8 HP
Gross Power - SAE J199567.1 HP
Net Power - SAE 134965.8 HP
Displacement134.3 in³
Bore3.3 in
Stroke3.9 in
Net Power - ISO 924966.5 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995153 ft·lbf
Operating Weight7685 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, standard flow hydraulics, C0 cab (OROPS, static seat), 880 CCA battery, manual quick coupler,
Operating Specifications
Tipping Load4600 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder3963 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track1373 in²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track5.6 psi
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load2300 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track1716 in²
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track4.6 psi
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, standard flow hydraulics, C0 cab (OROPS, static seat), 880 CCA battery, manual quick coupler,
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load1610 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight2500 lb
Length - Track on Ground54.5 in
Overall Length - Track71.2 in
Height - Top of Cab80.3 in
Ground Clearance7.6 in
Departure Angle34.5°
Maximum Dump Angle48°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position8.6 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift118.2 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump88.7 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground127.3 in
Length - Without Bucket99.3 in
Maximum Overall Height150.8 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground51.8 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height87.5°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump28.6 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket81.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler45.7 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear57.4 in
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)66 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)69.1 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift12.2 in
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, standard flow hydraulics, C0 cab (OROPS, static seat), 880 CCA battery, manual quick coupler,
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)50.9 mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow26 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3336 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)35.5 mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow18 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3336 psi
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level II
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse7 mile/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System3.2 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (US)
Fuel Tank15.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System11.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank9 gal (US)
Air Conditioning System
Air ConditioningThe 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
Inside Cab**83 dB(A)
Note (1)Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
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 (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)

Industry Leading Sealed And Pressurized Cab Option Provides A Cleaner And Quieter Operating Environment With Excellent Work Tool Visibility. Available High-back, Heated, Air Ride Seat With Seat Mounted Adjustable Joystick Controls Makes The D Series The Industry Leader In Operator Comfort.

Maximize Machine Capability And Control With Optional 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.

High Performance Power Train Provides Maximum Performance And Production Capability Through The Electronic Torque Management System And An Electronic Hand/foot Throttle With Decel Pedal Capability. High Flow Hydraulic System Is Available For Applications That Demand Maximum Hydraulic Work Tool Performance. Electronically Controlled Cat C2.2 Engine Provides High Horsepower And Torque While Meeting U.s. Epa Tier 4 Final (eu Stage Iiib) Emission Standards. Cat “intelligent Leveling” System (ilev) Provides Industry Leading Technology, Integration And Optional Features Such As Dual Direction Self Level, Work Tool Return To Dig And Work Tool Positioner.

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. Work In A Broader Range Of Applications With An Optional Wide Bar-tread Track That Delivers Better Traction In Snow, More Flotation And Less Ground Disturbance.

Broad Range Of Performance Matched Cat Work Tools Make The Cat Compact Track Loader The Most Versatile Machine On The Job Site.

Ground Level Access To All Daily Service And Routine Maintenance Points Helps Reduce Machine Downtime For Greater Productivity.

Standard Equipment

  • 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, 880 CCA
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cat C2.2, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • ATAAC/Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission, One Speed Travel
  • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4)
  • 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
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • EU Preparation Package (Europe only)
  • Steel Imbed Rubber Track – 320 mm (12.6 in) Block Tread or 400 mm (15.7 in) Bar Tread
  • Dual Flange Front Idler/Single Flange Rear Idler
    • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
    • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • P
      • 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 D

Optional Equipment

  • Hand-Foot Style Controls
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Paint, Custom
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • Ride Control
  • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready
  • Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included (standard equipment in Europe only)
  • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
  • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)


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