D3 Series

The New Cat® D3 Series

Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

The D3 Series is made for you and the work you do.

Inspired By You

Performance, Comfort And Smart Technology Come Standard

What’s the single most important part of any machine? It’s you. So, with your needs in mind, we built the Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders to deliver on what’s most important to you.

The Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders in the D3 Series offer customer driven enhancements as well as industry-first features. Learn more below.

Check out all the features of the new Cat® D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders.

The improved cabs of the D3 Series make comfort a priority, giving operators 15% more space between the joystick pods, plus, an up to a 40% wider door opening delivers a noticeably more comfortable operator experience.

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Smart - New Smart Attachment Integration

The D3 Series Smart Technology instantly recognizes Smart Attachments and intuitively converts the machine controls to match the attachment for increased machine utilization, work tool control and work site visibility.

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Performance - Performance-Tuned Undercarriage

The new Compact Track Loader undercarriage is designed to give you confidence and control when you need it. The new design provides confidence when handling heavy loads, grading and truck-loading while maintaining ride comfort.

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Even More Value For You

But that’s not all, we added even more features to the D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders for easier, more productive operation.

  • Intuitive joystick buttons and controls
  • More durable, easier to maintain fuel system
  • 14% increase in travel speed for 239D3 and 249D3 compact track loaders
  • Standard two-speed travel on Cat Compact Track Loader

Explore the many features of the new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders. Explore the many features of the new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders.

More Productivity With Increased Capacity

New Industrial Performance Buckets

New industrial performance buckets offer 30% additional capacity, for more productivity with more material moved per pass.

The new industrial performance buckets also feature:

  • Thicker steel and extra wear material
  • Curved side sheets
  • Standard side cutters

The new industrial performance buckets with 30% more loading capacity are available in the new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders. The new industrial performance buckets with 30% more loading capacity are available in the new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders.

Land Management Solution

Purposefully Built For Extreme Conditions

Looking for a purposefully built machine with superior performance in demanding vegetation-management tasks, such as mulching, brush cutting, vegetation control and mowing?  The 299D3 XE Land Management segment solution offers the industry’s highest hydraulic flows and pressures with performance-matched Cat attachments for an environmentally friendly method to manage vegetation.

With additional seals, covers, guards and other special parts, the 299D3 XE Land Management machine is built to handle this demanding application. Additionally, its 58-gallon fuel capacity keeps you on site and working instead of taking time out to refuel.

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The Cat® D3 Series Compact Track Loaders are loaded with operator-influenced features. The Cat® D3 Series Compact Track Loaders are loaded with operator-influenced features.

D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders

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236D3

236D3 Skid Steer Loader

Rated Operating Capacity
1,800 lbs.

Gross Power
74.3 hp

Operating Weight
6,567 lbs.

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242D3

242D3 Skid Steer Loader

Rated Operating Capacity
2,200 lbs.

Gross Power
74.3 hp

Operating Weight
7,138.0 lbs.

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262D3

262D3 Skid Steer Loader

Rated Operating Capacity
2,700 lbs.

Gross Power
74.3 hp

Operating Weight
8,296.0 lbs.

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D3 Series Compact Track Loaders

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259D3

259D3 Compact Track Loader

Rated Operating Capacity
(at 35% tip)

2,010 lbs.

Gross Power
74.3 hp

Operating Weight
8,987.0 lbs.

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289D3

289D3 Compact Track Loader

Rated Operating Capacity
(at 35% tip)

2,890 lbs.

Gross Power
74.3 hp

Operating Weight
10,866 lbs.

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299D3

299D3 Compact Track Loader

Rated Operating Capacity
(at 35% tip)

3,480 lbs.

Gross Power
98.0 hp

Operating Weight
11,464.0 lbs.

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The Right Tools For Your Jobs

The Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders are built for versatility, and so are the tools and attachments. Further your investment by equipping your machines with tools that make your life easier.

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Find Your Nearest Dealer

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It’s easier than ever to own a new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer or Compact Track Loader. Check out our latest financing and special offers.

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