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Cat 259D3

Cat 259d3 specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2018-2022

Operating Specifications

Horsepower74.3 HP55.4 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)2010 lbs911.7 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2870 lbs1301.8 kg
Operating Weight8990 lbs4077.8 kg
Tipping Load5750 lbs2608.2 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force4965 lbs2252.1 kg
Max. Travel Speed5.9 mph9.5 km
Optional High Speed8.5 mph13.7 km
Ground Pressure6.1 psi41.8 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 much can a Cat 259D3 lift?

Cat 259D3 lifts 2,870 lbs.

Does a cat 259D3 have high flow?

The Cat 259D3 has a high flow of 30 GPM.

How much does a cat 259D3 weight?

Cat 259D3 is 9000 pounds in weight.

How much horsepower does a cat 259D3 have?

The Cat 259D3 has a horsepower rating of 74 HP.

What engine is in a Caterpillar 259D3?

The engine that powers the Caterpillar 259D3 is a Caterpillar C3.3B DIT model.

How much oil does a cat 259D3 take?

Cat Diesel Engine Oil SAE 5W-40 is a fully synthetic engine oil. Caterpillar recommends it.

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 Power72.1 HP53.8 kW
Displacement203 cu in.3327 cc
Bore3.7 in.9.4 cm
Stroke4.7 in.12.0 cm
Peak Torque195 ft-lb265 N∙m
Coolant Capacity3.7 gal14.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity3.0 gal11.4 L
Fuel Tank Capacity24.8 gal94.0 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


The Cat 259 D3 is a track loader that can handle demanding jobs thanks to its sturdy construction. The Cat 259 D3 Track Loader's cab keeps the operator safe from things like rain, snow, and flying objects. The loader has both heating and air conditioning, so you can ride in comfort no matter what the weather is like outside. The CAT 259 is a track loader that has the design of a skid steer, and it is intended to be both compact and maneuverable. It has the capacity to lift up to 9,000 pounds. The compact track loader is simple to operate, and it comes with a number of useful features that will make it much simpler for you to carry out your duties.

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