Cat Compact Track and Multi Terrain Loaders:

297D2 Multi Terrain Loader

297D2 Multi Terrain Loader
  • 297D2 Multi Terrain Loader
  • 297D2 Multi Terrain Loader
Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power
95 hp
Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
4700 lb
Rated Operating Capacity: 35% Tipping Load
3290 lb

The Cat® 297D2 Multi Terrain 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, speed and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.



Product Specs

  • Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
    Net Power
    95hp
    Gross Power SAE J1995
    98hp
    Net Power SAE 1349
    95hp
    Net Power ISO 9249
    95hp
    Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995
    246lbf-ft
    Displacement
    232in3
    Bore
    3.9in
    Stroke
    4.7in
    Engine Model
    Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
    Net Power
    95HP
    Gross Power - SAE J1995
    98HP
    Net Power - SAE 1349
    95HP
    Displacement
    232in³
    Bore
    3.9in
    Stroke
    4.7in
    Net Power - ISO 9249
    95HP
    Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
    246ft·lbf
  • Operating Specifications

  • Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
    4700lb
    Rated Operating Capacity: 35% Tipping Load
    3290lb
    Rated Operating Capacity: 50% Tipping Load
    4700lb
    Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
    4960lb
    Tipping Load
    9400lb
    Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
    7468lb
    Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder
    6072lb
    Ground Contact Area
    2561in²
    Ground Pressure
    4.2psi
    Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt
    Ground Contact Area
    2561in2
    Ground Pressure
    4.2psi
    Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
    4700lb
    Tipping Load
    9400lb
    Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
    7468lb
    Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder
    6072lb
    Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
    4960lb
    Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
    3290lb
  • Power Train

  • Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): One Speed
    5.9mph
    Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): Two Speed
    9.4mph
    Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
    5.9mile/h
    Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
    9.4mile/h
  • Weights

  • Operating Weight
    10692lb
    Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt
    Operating Weight
    10692lb
  • Service Refill Capacities

  • Cooling System
    4.1gal
    Engine Crankcase
    3.5gal
    Fuel Tank
    32.2gal
    Hydraulic System
    14.5gal
    Hydraulic Tank
    10.3gal
    Cooling System
    4.1gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase
    3.5gal (US)
    Fuel Tank
    32.2gal (US)
    Hydraulic System
    14.5gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank
    10.3gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
    5gal (US)
    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
    5gal
  • Dimensions

  • Length of Track on Ground
    71.1in
    Overall Length of Track
    90.0in
    Length without Bucket
    126.0in
    Length with Bucket on Ground
    155.2in
    Height to Top of Cab
    83.2in
    Maximum Overall Height
    160.5in
    Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift
    127.6in
    Bucket Pin Height at Carry Position
    7.9in
    Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump
    30.5in
    Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
    96.3in
    Ground Clearance
    8.8in
    Departure Angle
    30°
    Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
    Vehicle Width
    78.1in
    Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear
    73.4in
    Turning Radius from Center – Coupler
    59.2in
    Turning Radius from Center – Bucket (racked)
    91.8in
    Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
    49.6in
    Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
    83°
    Bucket Pin Reach at Maximum Lift
    15.2in
    Length - Without Bucket
    126in
    Maximum Overall Height
    160.5in
    Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
    49.6in
    Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
    83°
    Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
    30.5in
    Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked)
    91.8in
    Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
    59.2in
    Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
    73.4in
    Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, 880 CCA battery, 1981 mm (78 in) dirt
    Roll Back Angle
    27°
    Roll Back Angle
    27°
    Length - Track on Ground
    71.1in
    Overall Length - Track
    90in
    Height - Top of Cab
    83.2in
    Vehicle Width
    78.1in
    Ground Clearance
    8.8in
    Departure Angle
    30°
    Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
    Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
    7.9in
    Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
    127.6in
    Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
    15.2in
    Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
    96.3in
    Length - With Bucket on Ground
    155.2in
  • Cab

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

  • Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335psi
    Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow
    23gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    44hp
    Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    4061psi
    Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
    32gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    76hp
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
    76HP
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
    32gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    4061psi
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
    44HP
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
    23gal/min
    Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335psi
  • 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 spee
    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**
    104dB(A)

Equipment

  • Electrical
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 100 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
  • Operator Environment
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, DEF 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, Park 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
    • Advanced Display: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD Screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Drive Response, and Creep Control
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • Power Train
    • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final/Stage IV 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, Wet Multi Disc Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission, Two Speed Travel
    • Suspension – Independent Torsion Axles (4) and Oscillating Bogie Wheels
    • Rubber Track 457 mm (18 in)
  • Other
    • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
    • Extended Life Antifreeze, –37° C (–34° 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 XPS
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
      • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
      • Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      • 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
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
    • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • 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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