Cat Compact Track and Multi Terrain Loaders:

259D Compact Track Loader

Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (Turbo)
Net Power
73.2 hp
Gross Power
74.3 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
74.3 hp

The Cat 259D Compact Track 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, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat C3.3B DIT (Turbo)
    Net Power
    73.2hp
    Gross Power
    74.3hp
    Gross Power SAE J1995
    74.3hp
    Net Power SAE 1349
    73.2hp
    Displacement
    203.0in3
    Bore
    3.7in
    Stroke
    4.7in
    Net Power - ISO 9249
    73.9HP
    Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
    195ft·lbf
    Engine Model
    Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
    Net Power
    73.2HP
    Gross Power
    74.3HP
    Gross Power - SAE J1995
    74.3HP
    Net Power - SAE 1349
    73.2HP
    Displacement
    203in³
    Bore
    3.7in
    Stroke
    4.7in
  • Power Train

  • Travel Speed Forward
    5.9mph
    Travel Speed Reverse
    5.9mph
    Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed
    8.5mph
    Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed
    8.5mph
    Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
    5.9mile/h
    Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
    8.5mile/h
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    8945.0lb
    Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,
    Operating Weight - 320 mm/12.6 in Tracks
    8846lb
    Operating Weight - 400 mm/15.7 in Tracks
    8945lb
    Operating Weight
    8945lb
  • Operating Specifications

  • Tipping Load
    5800.0lb
    Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
    5035.0lb
    Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
    1848in²
    Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track
    4.8psi
    Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,
    Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
    3100lb
    Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
    2900lb
    Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
    2030lb
    Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
    1483in²
    Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track
    6psi
    Tipping Load
    5800lb
    Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
    5035lb
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    3.7gal
    Engine Crankcase
    3.0gal
    Fuel Tank
    27.7gal
    Hydraulic System
    13.2gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    10.3gal
    Cooling System
    3.7gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase
    3gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    27.7gal (US)
    Hydraulic System
    13.2gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank
    10.3gal (US)
  • Dimensions

  • Length of Track on Ground
    59.0in
    Length w/Bucket on Ground
    137.3in
    Length w/o Bucket
    108.9in
    Height to Top of Cab
    83.1in
    Vehicle Width
    69.0in
    Max. Overall Height
    154.1in
    Bucket Pin Height at Max. Lift
    121.0in
    Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos.
    7.8in
    Reach at Max. Lift/Dump
    23.9in
    Clearance at Max. Lift/Dump
    89.9in
    Ground Clearance
    8.9in
    Departure Angle
    35°
    Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear
    61.5in
    Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler
    54.8in
    Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket
    86.0in
    Max. Reach w/Arms Parallel
    51.4in
    Rack Back Angle at Max Height
    87°
    Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift
    9.4in
    Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, 320 mm (12.6 in) tracks, dual flange front idler/single flange rear idler, standard flow hydraulics,
    Overall Length - Track
    78.7in
    Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks)
    69in
    Length - Track on Ground
    59in
    Height - Top of Cab
    83.1in
    Ground Clearance
    8.9in
    Departure Angle
    35°
    Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
    Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
    7.8in
    Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
    121in
    Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
    9.4in
    Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
    89.9in
    Length - With Bucket on Ground
    137.3in
    Length - Without Bucket
    108.9in
    Maximum Overall Height
    154.1in
    Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
    51.4in
    Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
    87°
    Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
    23.9in
    Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
    86in
    Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
    54.8in
    Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
    61.5in
    Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks)
    66in
  • Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Flow
    Standard
    Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335.0psi
    Loader Hydraulic Flow
    20.0gal/min
    Hydraulic Power
    39.0hp
    Hydraulic Flow
    High Flow
    Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335.0psi
    Loader Hydraulic Flow
    30.0gal/min
    Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    58.0hp
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
    58HP
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow
    30gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335psi
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
    39HP
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
    20gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335psi
  • Cab

  • ROPS
    ISO 3471:2008
    FOPS
    ISO 3449:2005 Level I
    FOPS Level II
    ISO 3449:2005 Level II
    FOPS
    ISO 3449:2005 Level I
    FOPS Level II
    ISO 3449:2005 Level II
    ROPS
    ISO 3471:2008
  • Air Conditioning System

  • Air Conditioning
    The 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**
    83dB(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***
    103dB(A)

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 Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
    • 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, Two Speed Travel
    • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4)
  • 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
    • Steel Imbed Rubber Track – 320 mm (12.6 in) or 400 mm (15.7 in)
    • Dual Flange Front Idler/Single Flange Rear Idler or Triple Flange Front/Rear Idlers
    • 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)
      • Performance Package H3: High Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • 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 Door)
      • Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
      • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner
  • 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)

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