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The Cat D6K combines best-in-class fuel efficiency with the power and precision to excel in a wide range of jobs. A balanced design and available technologies like Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ and Cat GRADE with 3D make it the ideal finish grading tractor.


Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1 Less
Power - Net 130.0 HP 97.0 kW Less
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 130.0 HP 97.0 kW Less
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 128.0 HP 95.0 kW Less
Emissions Brazil MAR-1 and China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA Brazil MAR-1 and China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 69.0 gal (US) 260.0 l Less


Operating Weight 31600.0 lb 14350.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - XL 29800.0 lb 13500.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - LGP 31600.0 lb 14350.0 kg Less
Note Weights with Heavy Duty Track Weights with Heavy Duty Track Less

Blades - VPAT/Foldable VPAT Blade: Capacity*

XL 4.26 yd³ 3.26 m³ Less
LGP 4.98 yd³ 3.81 m³ Less
Note *ISO 9246 *ISO 9246 Less

Blades - VPAT/Foldable VPAT Blade: Width over End Bits

XL 10.5 ft 3196.0 mm Less
LGP 12.0 ft 3682.0 mm Less

Dimensions - XL

Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 5.8 psi 40.0 kPa Less

Dimensions - LGP

Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 4.5 psi 31.0 kPa Less

Transmission - Travel Speed

Transmission Type Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Less


  • Cat C7.1 engine gives you reliable power and best-in-class fuel efficiency.
  • Optimized undercarriage – eight (8) bottom rollers and two (2) carrier rollers for smoother ride and excellent finish grading performance.
  • Wide blade helps get more work done in fewer passes.
  • Traction Control feature reduces track slip in poor underfoot or muddy conditions.
  • Variable Pitch Angle Tilt (VPAT) blade for more versatility, simpler adjustment.
  • Forestry/Agriculture arrangement is factory equipped with specialized guarding and features for working in harsh applications like forestry and land clearing.*

    * Please consult your Cat dealer for regional availability.


  • Intuitive, precise electro-hydraulic controls with sensitivity adjustment.
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) places machine data, settings menus and more conveniently in front of the operator; Display for optional rear vision camera so no additional monitor is needed.
  • Easy maintenance with grouped service and diagnostic points.
  • Convenient ground level access to primary fuel filter/water separator.
  • Easy to transport without blade removal.
  • Foldable blade option.*

    * Please consult your Cat dealer for regional availability.


  • Eco Modes optimize engine rpm while maintaining ground speed, saving up to 18 percent fuel in lighter blade load applications like finish grading.
  • Auto Engine Speed Control reduces engine speed when idling for added fuel savings.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown Timer shuts down machine after specified idle time to help save fuel and meet idling regulations.


  • 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 display is easier to use.
  • AutoCarry™ automates blade lift to maximize blade load, improve load consistency, reduce track slip.
  • Cat Stable Blade works with electro-hydraulic controls to complement the operator’s blade-control input to get better finish grades faster and with less effort.
  • 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 security on your job site.


  • Long service intervals and easy maintenance keep the machine up and running to help lower your owning and operating costs.
  • Large, hinged door on the engine compartment for easy access to all regular engine maintenance points.
  • Grouped pressure taps for quick testing and troubleshooting of the hydraulic system.
  • Lower service panel can be removed without tools providing quick access to inspect engine compartment and filters.
  • Ground level access to hydraulic filters and primary fuel filter/water separator.
  • Improved fuel filtration system.
  • Tool box to keep your tools and grease gun at hand.
  • Optional bracket mounts to rear of machine to keep a shovel handy.
  • Monitoring system with automatic checks at start up.
  • Robust and convenient modular design.


  • Equip your dozer from the factory with added protection to work in harsh applications like agriculture, forestry and land clearing.
  • Specialized guarding on the undercarriage, lift cylinders, fuel tank, winch, radiator grill and crank case.
  • Heavy duty cab and overhead sweeps.
  • LED lights for added visibility.
  • Hydraulic demand fan adapts to engine heat load and reverses to help prevent plugging.
  • Turbine air precleaner with screen to help improve filter life in high debris situations.

D6K Standard Equipment

Power Train
  • Engine idle shutdown
  • Programmable/selctable bi-directional shifting
  • Cat C7.1 engine, turbocharged - meets Brazil MAR-1 and China Nonroad Stage III emissions standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA
  • Aluminum bar plate cooling system (radiator, power train, aftercooler)
  • Hydraulically driven, variable speed fan
  • Auto engine speed control
  • Growplug starting aid
  • Air To Air AfterCooler (ATAAC)
  • 3000 meter altitude operation capability without de-rating
  • Air cleaner with integrated precleaner, dust ejector and under hood air intake
  • Dual path, elctronic control, closed loop hydrostatic separator

  • Heavy duty undercarriage
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Replaceable sprocket rim segments
  • Carrier rollers (2)
  • Center tread, sprocketed idler with SystemOne, standard idler with ehavy duty lifetime lubricated track rollers (8) and idlers

  • Load sensing hydraulics
  • Three-valve hydraulics

  • Integrated lights (four front, two rear)
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Back-up alarm
  • Batteries, heavy duty, maintenance-free, 900 CCA
  • 24V electric starter
  • Horn
  • 12V converter, 10A
  • 100A alternator (24 volt)

Operator Environment
  • Seat, air supsended, cloth for cab
  • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • Foot pads, dash
  • Color graphic 17.8 cm (7 in) display with gauge for: engine coolant temperature hydraulic oil temperature, fuel level
  • Travel speed limiter, electronic
  • Engine RPM and gear display
  • Hour meter, electronic
  • Engine air cleaner service indicator, electronic
  • Water-in-fuel indicator, electronic
  • Throttle switch, rotary
  • Eco Mode
  • Controls, seat mounted, fore/aft adjustment
  • Armrests, adjustable
  • Mirror, rearview, inside
  • Single pedal combining deceleration and braking functions
  • Independent forward/reverse speed settings
  • Power port, 12V
  • Coat hook
  • Cup holder
  • Floor mat, rubber, heavy duty
  • Intermittent wiper
  • 12V radio ready (plug and play)

  • Implement cylinders with position sensors

  • Antifreeze coolant (-37 degrees Celcius/-34.6 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Extended life coolant

Other Standard Equipment
  • C-frame, variable pitch link, hydraulic cylinder and lines
  • Engine enclosures
  • Hinged radiator louvered grill
  • Swing-out radiator fan
  • Front pull device
  • Rigid drawbar
  • Vandalism protection
  • Ecology drains (engine, power train and implement oil, engine coolant)
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (SOS) ports (engine, power train, implement oil)
  • Heavy duty crankcase guard

Technology Products
  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist
  • Cat Stable Blade
  • Cat Slope Indicate
  • Product Link ready
  • Cat GRADE with 3D (optional)