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Cat 259B3

Cat 259b3 specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2010-2013

Cat 259B3 specs can be found in the tables below. On this page, you will find the Cat 259B3’s weight, lift capacity, horsepower, dimensions, and much more information. We used Caterpillar’s user manuals and brochures when creating this page. For those interested in purchasing a Caterpillar 259B3, we have included a brief review at the bottom of the page. Before purchasing, confirm the specifications of the Cat 259B3 with the Cat dealer.

Operating Specifications

Horsepower75.0 HP55.9 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)2065 lbs936.7 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2950 lbs1338.1 kg
Operating Weight8934 lbs4052.4 kg
Tipping Load5900 lbs2676.2 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force4508 lbs2044.8 kg
Max. Travel Speed5.9 mph9.5 km
Optional High Speed8.5 mph13.7 km
Ground Pressure6.0 psi41.2 kPa

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow22.0 GPM83.3 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi230.0 Bar
High FlowN/AN/A
Hydraulic Capacity14.5 gal54.9 L
How much does a Cat 259b3 weight?

Cat 259B3 is 9000 pounds in weight.

Is a CAT 259b3 high flow?

The Cat 259B3 does not have high flow.

How much horsepower does a CAT 259B3 have?

The Cat 259B3 has a horsepower rating of 74 HP.

What size track is a CAT 259b?

The CAT 259B3 track size is 12.6 inches. The optional track size is 15.7 inches.

How much weight can a Caterpillar 259B3 lift?

Cat 259B3 lifts 2,870 lbs.

Engine Specs

ModelC3.4 DIT
EmissionsInterim Tier 4
Rated Speed2500 RPM
Torque Power1600 RPM
CombustionIndirect injection
Compression Ratio22:1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
Gross Power75.0 HP55.9 kW
Net Power71.0 HP52.9 kW
Displacement201 cu in.3294 cc
Bore3.7 in.9.4 cm
Stroke4.7 in.12.0 cm
Peak Torque148 ft-lb200.6 N∙m
Coolant Capacity2.6 gal10.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity2.4 gal9.0 L
Fuel Tank Capacity22.2 gal84.0 L


Height78.0 in.198.6 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin120.0 in.304.6 cm
Width66.0 in.167.6 cm
Length135.0 in.342.9 cm
Dump Height88.0 in.224.3 cm
Dump Reach29.0 in.73.7 cm
Ground Clearance9.0 in.22.2 cm
Dump Angle50°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle35°


Track Width12.6 in.32.0 cm
Track Length107.0 in.272.2 cm
Ground Contact Length59.0 in.149.9 cm

Cat 259B3 Review


The Cat 259B3 skid steer is an excellent piece of equipment. It's dependable and efficient, and I've been using it for over a year for my projects. The machine is very easy to maneuver and can easily handle all types of terrain. I would strongly recommend this skid steer to anyone looking for a powerful and affordable machine!

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