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Cat 257d

Cat 257d specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2014-2019

Operating Specifications

Horsepower74.3 HP55.4 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)1950 lbs884.5 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2800 lbs1270.1 kg
Operating Weight8050 lbs3651.4 kg
Tipping Load5600 lbs2540.1 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force5035 lbs2283.8 kg
Max. Travel Speed6.3 mph13.7 km
Optional High Speed9.9 mph16.0 km
Ground Pressure4.5 psi31.3 kPa

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow20.0 GPM75.7 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi230.0 Bar
High Flow30.0 GPM113.6 LPM
Hydraulic Capacity13.2 gal50.0 L
How many pounds does a Cat 257D weight?

The Cat 257D has a weight of 8,050 pounds.

What is Cat 257D’s lifting capacity?

The Cat 257D has a lifting capacity of 2,800 lbs.

How many HP is a Cat 257?

Cat 257 has 74 HP.

What engine is in a 257D Cat?

257D Cat has an engine made by Caterpillar called the C3.3B DIT.

How much oil does the Caterpillar 257D hold?

The oil capacity of the Caterpillar 257D is 3 gallons.

Engine Specs

ModelC3.3B DIT
EmissionsTier 4
Rated Speed2400 RPM
Torque Power1500 RPM
CombustionDirect injection
Compression Ratio17:1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
Gross Power74.3 HP55.4 kW
Net Power73.2 HP54.6 kW
Displacement203 cu in.3327 cc
Bore3.7 in.9.4 cm
Stroke4.7 in.12.0 cm
Peak Torque265 ft-lb195 N∙m
Coolant Capacity3.7 gal14.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity3.0 gal11.0 L
Fuel Tank Capacity27.7 gal104.9 L


Height83.8 in.212.9 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin121.7 in.309.1 cm
Width66.0 in.167.6 cm
Length137.3 in.348.7 cm
Dump Height90.5 in.230.0 cm
Dump Reach25.1 in.63.7 cm
Ground Clearance9.5 in.24.2 cm
Dump Angle52°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle35°


Track Width15.0 in.38.1 cm
Track Length108.9 in.276.6 cm
Ground Contact Length59.0 in.149.9 cm

Cat 257d Review


The Cat 257d compact track loader is a versatile loader that can do a wide range of jobs because it can be fitted with many different attachments. It is perfect for construction companies and real estate developers who need to do the heavy lifting, grading, and landscaping work.

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