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Overview

The Cat D6 XE is the world’s first high drive Electric Drive dozer. Next-generation technology allows constant power to the ground, greater agility and faster cycle times with up to 35 percent better fuel efficiency and reduced maintenance costs.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C9.3B Cat C9.3B Less
Power - Net 215.0 HP 161.0 kW Less
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 219.0 HP 219.0 HP Less
Build Number 20A 20A Less
Note (1) Rated horsepower at 1,700 rpm Rated horsepower at 1,700 rpm Less
Note (2) All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20 blend by volume) are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20 blend by volume) are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. Less
Note (3) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Less
Note (4) Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full D6/D6 XE Technical Specifications. Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full D6/D6 XE Technical Specifications. Less

Weights

Operating Weight 51250.0 lb 23248.0 kg Less

Transmission

Power Train Electric Drive Electric Drive Less

Engine - Standard

Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 215.0 HP 161.0 kW Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 90.0 gal (US) 341.0 l Less
DEF Tank 7.4 gal (US) 28.0 l Less

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 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes. Less

D6 XE Push Arm

Operating Weight 49100.0 lb 22273.0 kg Less
Ground Pressure 8.0 psi 54.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU) Less
Blade Capacity 7.5 yd³ 5.7 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (30-in) Push Arm

Operating Weight 50730.0 lb 23013.0 kg Less
Ground Pressure 6.7 psi 46.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU) Less
Blade Capacity 7.6 yd³ 5.8 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (36-in) Push Arm

Operating Weight 53215.0 lb 24139.0 kg Less
Ground Pressure 5.2 psi 35.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less
Blade Straight Straight Less
Blade Capacity 5.0 yd³ 3.8 m³ Less

D6 XE VPAT

Operating Weight 49630.0 lb 22513.0 kg Less
Ground Pressure 7.2 psi 49.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Blade VPAT VPAT Less
Blade Capacity 5.4 yd³ 4.1 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (30-in) VPAT

Operating Weight 51250.0 lb 23248.0 kg Less
Ground Pressure 5.9 psi 40.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Blade VPAT VPAT Less
Blade Capacity 5.9 yd³ 4.5 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (36-in) VPAT

Operating Weight 52475.0 lb 23803.0 kg Less
Ground Pressure 5.1 psi 35.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less
Blade VPAT VPAT Less
Blade Capacity 6.5 yd³ 4.9 m³ Less

EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY

  • Up to 35% better fuel efficiency
  • Use up to 23% less fuel
  • Electric Drive provides constant power to the ground
  • Class-leading maneuverability and power gives you more agility and faster cycle times
  • Unprecedented ease of operation - automatically optimizes for the application with no gears to shift

    Note: All comparisons to 2014-2016 3-speed D6T

MOVE MORE WITH LESS FUEL

  • Move up to 35% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used.
  • Move up to 10% more material per hour.
  • Added D6 XE productivity and reduced fuel cost means customers can expect to see payback of the added investment over a D6 in less than 2 years.
  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor with optimized balance for grading - no need for rear attachment.
  • New LGP VPAT design, with 36-inch (915 mm) centered shoes, offers 35 kPa (5 psi) ground pressure.
  • Class-leading VPAT range of motion for improved performance, especially when trenching or backfilling.
  • New 10-roller undercarriage option designed for smoother grades at higher speeds, even in difficult surfaces like sand and gravel.
  • More robust push arm dozer for heavy applications with larger SU blade capacity.

LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY

  • Simpler - almost 90 percent fewer rotating parts than a traditional power train
  • Next generation Electric Drive technology: Switched Reluctance system with simple, more robust rotor design
  • New C9.3B engine eliminates Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system for greater reliability; Simplified with a single engine Electronic Control Module (ECM) and improved engine air filter
  • Redesigned fuel system provides greater reliability and more accurate fuel delivery
  • New Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage – HDXL with DuraLink™ – offers up to 20 percent more seal life in high impact conditions
  • Common structures for Heavy Duty and SystemOne™ undercarriage enable changes from one to the other
  • Purpose-built Waste and Forestry arrangements

    Note: Maintenance comparisons to D6T over initial 10,000 hours of operation.

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

  • Hit target grade faster and more accurately with Cat GRADE technologies. Finish jobs in fewer passes, and with less operator effort, saving you time and helping to increase your profit.
  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains pre-established blade position without a GPS signal.
  • Updated Cat GRADE with 3D offers greater speed, accuracy and flexibility. Factory-integrated system eliminates position sensing cylinders. Antennas integrated into the cab roof for better protection.
  • More intuitive 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen grade control display is easier to use.
  • AutoCarry™ automates blade lift to maximize blade load, improve load consistency, reduce track slip.
  • Standard Slope Indicate displays machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation right on the main display.
  • Factory Attachment Ready Option (ARO) simplifies installation of all brands of grade control system.
  • Product Link™ collects machine data that can be viewed online through web and mobile applications.
  • Access information anytime, anywhere with VisionLink® – and use it to make informed decisions that boost productivity, lower costs, simplify maintenance, and improve safety and security on your job site.

DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS

  • Completely redesigned cab for a whole new standard in visibility, comfort, productivity.
  • New 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Grade Control display and main display positions can be swapped.
  • Application Profile saves preferred machine settings.
  • Distributed cab heating/cooling circulates air more effectively around the operator and helps reduce window fogging/frosting.
  • Viscous cab mounts reduce vibration for greater operator comfort.
  • Wider air suspension seat has multiple adjustments for personalized comfort.
  • Entire armrest adjusts forward and backward independent of the seat.
  • Detented thumb wheel on the steering control allows easy speed setting changes
  • More storage spaces throughout the cab.

LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS

  • Up to 12 percent lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks
  • Elevated sprocket allows power train to slide out from the back of the dozer like traditional machine
  • Simplified Electric Drive diagnostics via Electronic Technician
  • New, serviceable power electronics components with easy access through a panel in the back of the cab
  • Fewer filters and service points save you time and money on routine maintenance
  • Cab air filter replacement extended to 500 hours
  • Standard reversing fan extends the time between core clean-outs
  • Generator accessible via 30-minute cab removal
  • Power train oil life extended from 1,000 to 2,000 hours

BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES

  • Approximately 15 percent more glass area and Integrated ROPS offers added visibility
  • Standard integrated High Definition (HD) rearview camera in the primary display
  • Hood design and alignment of the exhaust and precleaner provide a better view to the front of the tractor
  • Bluetooth® microphone gives you hands-free access to your mobile phone
  • Standard ladder at the back of the machine for convenient access for fuel fill, window cleaning and maintenance
  • Ground-level access to optional fast fuel fill
  • Grab rail on both sides of cab roof and tie offs provide added safety
  • Improved cab filtration for cleaner operator environment
  • Optional integrated LED beacon warning lights
  • Quieter inside and out – operator and spectator sound levels reduced 3 dB(A)

WASTE HANDLING PERFORMANCE

  • Improved sealing throughout the machine helps keep dust and debris out.
  • Waste cab has impact-resistant polycarbonate doors, eliminating the need for door screens.
  • Specialized guarding and seals throughout the machine help protect major components from impact and airborne debris.
  • Multi-layer final drive guards, including a labyrinth-style guard with 90-degree turns, help keep dirt and debris away from the Duo-Cone™ seal to protect final drive oil.
  • Pivot shaft seal guards help prevent debris from entering and damaging seals.
  • Striker bars help prevent debris from damaging the machine.
  • Tilt cylinder with rotating bushing type design help wrapping materials to roll off hoses.
  • Heavy duty hinged radiator guard protects radiator and fan from penetration by material coming straight in or from under the blade.
  • Cooling system designed for high debris environments, with automatic reversing fan and swing-out cleanout access.
  • Hinged heavy duty belly guard for easy cleaning and to keep debris out.
  • Lights mounted up and away from main debris area for protection, while still giving you plenty of light on the work area. An optional 12-light LED package provides 360-degree coverage.
  • Powered precleaner is integrated and increases the cab filter change interval to 1,000 hours.
  • Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help you optimize your waste handler for the job.
  • Laminated thermal shields and insulated Clean Emissions Module.

FORESTRY/LAND CLEARING POWER

  • Updated sweeps lead the list of Forestry/Land Clearing machine features designed to help protect your dozer from damage and debris build-up.
  • Specialized track shoes plus woodchip and coal blades are matched to the job.
  • Precleaner and roof-mounted filter help protect against dust and debris.

D6 XE Standard Equipment

Power Train
  • Hydraulic reversing fan
  • Double reduction planetary final drives
  • Cat C9.3B diesel engine
  • Electric Drive

Operator Environment
  • Added storage areas
  • Full-color 10-inch (254 mm) liquid crystal touch screen display
  • Fully redesigned cab, sound suppressed, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
  • Integrated rearview camera
  • Cloth seat
  • Communication radio ready
  • Cab mounted modular HVAC system
  • Lights - 6 LED
  • Electrohydraulic implement and steering controls
  • Adjustable Operator controls/armrests

Cat Connect Technology
  • Attachment Ready Option (ARO) with Assist/Cat with Slope Assist
  • Product Link, Cellular PLE641
  • Slope Indicate

Undercarriage
  • Redesigned track roller frame

Service and Maintenance
  • Ground level service center
  • Ecology drains
  • Fast fuel fill ready
  • Shovel holder
  • Rear access ladder
  • Underhood work light
  • Fire extinguisher mounting provision
  • 30-minute cab removal

Hydraulics
  • Load sensing hydraulics
  • Independent steering and implement pumps

Attachments
  • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
  • Ripper and winch-ready rear hydraulics

D6 XE Optional Equipment

Operator Environment
  • Premium lights - 12 LED
  • Integrated warning lights
  • Deluxe leather heated/ventilated seat

Cat Connect Technology
  • Product Link Elite PLE631 - Dual Cellular/Satellite
  • Cat GRADE with 3D

Blades
  • Waste/Landfill
  • Semi-Universal
  • Foldable VPAT - under 3 m (9.9 ft) transport width (Not available in all regions)
  • Variable Power Angle Tilt (VPAT)
  • Angle blade
  • Straight blade

Undercarriage
  • 10-Roller Fine Grading undercarriage
  • Heavy Duty (HDXL with DuraLink�) or SystemOne
  • Moderate Service or Extreme Service track shoes

Service and Maintenance
  • High-speed oil change

Attachments
  • Forestry and Waste Special Arrangements
  • Rear screen - hinged or fixed
  • Side screens
  • High lift ripper with straight or curved shanks
  • Drawbar
  • Counterweights
  • Sweeps
  • Winch