New | 257D Multi Terrain Loader

The Cat 257D Multi Terrain 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 and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.

Engine
Engine ModelCat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power73.2 mm H2O
Gross Power74.3 mm H2O
Gross Power - SAE J199574.3 mm H2O
Net Power - SAE 134973.2 mm H2O
Displacement203 in³
Bore3.7 in
Stroke4.7 in
Net Power - ISO 924973.9 mm H2O
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995195 ft·lbf
Weights
Operating Weight8048 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick co
Operating Specifications
Ground Contact Area1770 in²
Ground Pressure4.5 psi
Tipping Load5600 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder5035 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load1960 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load2800 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight3000 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick co
Dimensions
Length - Track on Ground59 in
Overall Length - Track74.7 in
Height - Top of Cab83.8 in
Vehicle Width66 in
Ground Clearance9.5 in
Departure Angle35°
Maximum Dump Angle52°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position8.5 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift121.7 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift14.5 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump90.5 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground137.3 in
Length - Without Bucket108.9 in
Maximum Overall Height154.8 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground52.5 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height87°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump25.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket86.3 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler55.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear61.2 in
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick co
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)58 mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow30 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)39 mm H2O
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Cab
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level II
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed6.3 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option9.9 mile/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank27.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System13.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank10.3 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.

High Performance Power Train Provides Maximum Performance And Production Capability Through The Electronic Torque Management System, Optional Two Speed Travel And An Industry Exclusive Electronic Hand/foot Throttle With Decel Pedal Capability. Electronically Controlled Cat C3.3b Engine Provides High Horsepower And Torque While Meeting U.s. Epa Tier 4 Final (eu Stage Iiib) Emission Standards. High Flow Hydraulic System Is Available For Applications That Demand Maximum Hydraulic Work Tool Performance.

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. Broad Range Of Performance Matched Cat Work Tools Makes The Cat Multi Terrain Loader The Most Versatile Machine On The Job Site.

Maximize Machine Capability And Control With Optional Advanced Display Providing On-screen Adjustments For Implement Response, Hystat Response And Creep Control. The Display Also Features Multi-language Functionality With Customizable Layouts, Security System And Rearview Camera.

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

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, 880 CCA
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • 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, Parking Bra
  • 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 U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU 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
  • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission, One Speed Travel
  • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4)
  • Rubber Track 381 mm (15 in)
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
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • EU Preparation Package
  • 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), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
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    • 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 D

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
  • 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
  • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
  • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)
  • Two Speed Travel

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