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Cat 259d

Cat 259d specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2015-2020

Operating Specifications

Horsepower74.3 HP55.4 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)2030 lbs920.8 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2900 lbs1315.4 kg
Operating Weight8846 lbs4012.5 kg
Tipping Load5800 lbs2630.8 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force5035 lbs2283.8 kg
Max. Travel Speed8.5 mph13.7 km
Ground Pressure4.3 psi29.6 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 Capacity14.5 gal55.0 L
How much will a Cat 259D lift?

Cat 259D lifts 2,900 lbs.

How much does a CAT 259D weight?

Cat 259D is 8,846 pounds in weight.

Is a Cat 259D high flow?

The Cat 259D has a high flow of 30 GPM.

What engine is in a Cat 259?

The Cat 259 is powered by a Caterpillar C3.3B DIT engine.

How much is the Caterpillar 259D hydraulic oil capacity?

The hydraulic oil capacity of the Caterpillar 259D is 14.5 gallons.

What years did Cat make the 259D?

The Cat 259D was produced from 2015 to 2020.

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 Torque159 ft-lb215.6 N∙m
Coolant Capacity3.7 gal14.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity3.0 gal11.4 L
Fuel Tank Capacity27.7 gal104.9 L


Height83.1 in.211.1 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin121.0 in.307.3 cm
Width66.0 in.167.6 cm
Length137.3 in.348.7 cm
Dump Height89.9 in.228.3 cm
Dump Reach23.9 in.60.7 cm
Ground Clearance8.9 in.22.6 cm
Dump Angle52°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle35°


Track Width12.6 in.32.0 cm
Track Length108.9 in.276.6 cm
Ground Contact Length59.0 in.149.9 cm

Cat 259d Review


The Cat 259d track loader is an excellent choice for those who need a model that can perform heavy-duty tasks and be able to move through tough terrain with ease. The Cat 259d can be used in many different industries and has the ability to work in tight spaces.

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