D5

Medium Dozers D5

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Cat C7.1
Power - Net
170 HP
127 kW
Operating Weight
42263 lb
19170 kg

Overview

PERFORMANCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The Cat D5 succeeds the renowned D6N with superior performance, a fully automatic transmission and the broadest choice of technology features to help you get the most from your dozer. Nimble and responsive, it has power for dozing and finesse for grading.

Benefits

Best-in-Class Performance

Nimble, responsive and maneuverable with a fully automatic transmission for seamless acceleration, fast cycle times and long-term durability. Cab sets the standard for visibility, comfort, productivity.

Up To 50% More Productivity with Cat Technology

Grade and Assist technology features help boost productivity and ease of operation for operators of varied skill levels.

More Power to Work

Goes beyond D6N with more power and added performance to get the job done. Stronger structures offer more durability and uptime, while a purpose-built push arm dozer helps you take on heavier work.

Product Specifications for D5

Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Power - Net 170 HP 127 kW
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 170 HP 127 kW
Net Power (Rated) - ISO 9249 (DIN) 172 mhp 172 mhp
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final)/Korea Stage V U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final)/Korea Stage V
Note (1) Rated horsepower at 1770 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture. Rated horsepower at 1770 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (2) Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) ** or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. ** Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 30% biodiesel. Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) ** or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. ** Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 30% biodiesel.
Note (3) 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 Technical Specifications document. 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 Technical Specifications document.
Note (4) Machine Build Number 17B Machine Build Number 17B
Operating Weight 42263 lb 19170 kg
Power Train Fully Automatic 3-Speed Fully Automatic 3-Speed
Fuel Tank 83.2 gal (US) 315 l
DEF Tank 4.2 gal (US) 16 l
Operating Weight 37875 lb 17180 kg
Ground Pressure 6.9 psi 47.6 kPa
Width of Standard Shoe 24 in 610 mm
Blade VPAT VPAT
Blade Capacity 4.6 yd³ 3.5 m³
Operating Weight 42263 lb 19170 kg
Ground Pressure 4.7 psi 32.6 kPa
Width of Standard Shoe 33 in 840 mm
Blade LGP VPAT LGP VPAT
Blade Capacity 5.5 yd³ 4 m³
Operating Weight 39198 lb 17780 kg
Ground Pressure 6 psi 41.4 kPa
Width of Standard Shoe 24 in 610 mm
Blade VPAT VPAT
Blade Capacity 4.6 yd³ 3.5 m³
Operating Weight 38228 lb 17340 kg
Ground Pressure 7 psi 48.2 kPa
Width of Standard Shoe 24 in 610 mm
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity 5.6 yd³ 4.3 m³
Recyclability 97% 97%
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.
Note (1) Configurations and features may vary by region. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability in your area. Configurations and features may vary by region. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability in your area.

D5 Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

Power Train

  • Cat C7.1 diesel engine
  • Fully-automatic 3-speed transmission
  • Infinite ground speed adjustment

Operator Environment

  • Fully redesigned cab, sound suppressed, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (IROPS)
  • Full-color 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen display
  • Integrated rearview camera
  • Premium cab with adjustable operator controls/armrests
  • Cab mounted modular HVAC system
  • Added storage areas
  • Electrohydraulic implement and steering controls
  • Cloth seat
  • Lights: 6 LED

Cat Technology

  • Slope Indicate
  • Product Link, Cellular
  • Grade Control Ready Cab
  • Remote Control Ready
  • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
  • Operator ID
  • Machine Security - Passcode
  • Compatibility with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Capability to install 3D grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica

Blades

  • VPAT
  • Semi-Universal

Undercarriage

  • Heavy Duty (HDXL with DuraLink) or Cat Abrasion
  • Redesigned track roller frame
  • Moderate Service or Extreme Service track shoes

Service and Maintenance

  • 30-minute cab removal
  • Ecology drains
  • Ground level service center
  • Hydraulic fan
  • Rear access ladder
  • Shovel holder

Attachments

  • Drawbar

D5 Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

Operator Environment

  • Deluxe leather heated/ventilated seat
  • Premium lights: 12 LED
  • Integrated warning lights
  • Communication radio ready

Cat Technology

  • ARO with Assist Package: Includes Attachment Ready Option (ARO), Slope Assist, Steer Assist, Stable Blade, Blade Load Monitor, Traction Control, AutoCarry
  • Grade 3D with Assist Package: Includes full-color 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen grade display, Steer Assist 3D, Grade receivers and antennas, Grade Software Enabled Attachment (SEA), ARO with Assist package features
  • Product Link Dual Cellular/Satellite
  • Grade Connectivity
  • Machine Security - Bluetooth
  • Cat Command for Dozing

Blades

  • Foldable VPAT
  • Waste/Landfill

Service and Maintenance

  • Fast fuel pump

Hydraulics

  • Independent steering and implement pumps
  • Load sensing hydraulics

Attachments

  • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
  • Winch-ready rear hydraulics
  • Ripper with straight or curved shanks
  • Winch
  • Side screens
  • Rear screen: hinged or fixed
  • Sweeps
  • Fine Grading arrangement
  • Forestry and Waste special arrangements
  • Fire Dozer configuration

Note

  • Not all features are available in all regions. Please check with your local Cat dealer for specific offering availability in your area.

Compatible Technology and Services

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    Remote Flash sends an alert from your Cat dealer, prompting you to update the software on your machine. To minimize downtime, updates can be deployed while on the jobsite without having to wait for a dealer technician to arrive. Remote flash decreases maintenance time and keeps your asset running with maximum efficiency.

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Remote Troubleshoot allows your Cat dealer to run testing while the machine is operating. Once the problem is identified, a technician can fix it with the correct parts and tools the first time, saving time and money. Remote Troubleshoot decreases maintenance time and keeps your machine running with maximum efficiency.

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