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Overview

The new Cat ® D6 dozer helps you move material at a lower cost with a fully automatic transmission, outstanding fuel efficiency and reduced service/maintenance costs. Choose from updated configurations and enjoy a fully redesigned cab. Plus, a choice of Cat Connect GRADE technology features adds to ease of operation by helping you save even more time, material and operator effort. The D6 is legendary versatility you have come to trust, with added performance and efficiency to help you take your business to the next level.

Hydraulic Controls - Pressures

Units:
Relief Pressures NaN Less

Engine

Engine Model Cat C9.3B Cat C9.3B Less
Build Number 20A 20A 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 215.0 HP 159.0 kW Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 219.0 HP Less
Note (1) All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, and Korea Tier 4 diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm EPA/10 ppm EU (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, All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V, and Korea Tier 4 diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm EPA/10 ppm EU (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, Less
Note (2) 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 (3) 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

Dimensions - LGP

Length of Machine 224.4 in 5.7 m Less
Ground Clearance 361.0 mm 14.2 in Less
Ground Pressure 6.6 psi 46.0 kPa Less
Length - Track on Ground 116.7 in 2963.0 mm Less
Operating Weight 48611.0 lb 22049.0 kg Less
Width across End Bits 11.0 ft 3.61 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Width over Trunnions 118.1 in 3001.0 mm Less

Blades - Capacity

LGP SU 7.5 yd³ 5.8 m³ Less
LGP VPAT (Wide Gauge) 6.4 yd³ 4.9 m³ Less
LGP VPAT - Blade 5.8 yd³ 4.5 m³ Less
SU 7.4 yd³ 5.7 m³ Less
VPAT 5.4 yd³ 4.1 m³ Less

Blades - Width

LGP S-Blade 5.0 yd³ 3.8 m³ Less
LGP SU 7.5 yd³ 5.8 m³ Less
LGP VPAT (Wide Gauge) 6.4 yd³ 4.9 m³ Less
LGP VPAT - Blade 5.8 yd³ 4.5 m³ Less
SU 10.9 ft 3312.0 mm Less
VPAT 5.4 yd³ 4.1 m³ Less

Dimensions

Ground Clearance 14.2 in 361.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 7.9 psi 54.0 kPa Less
Height 124.9 in 3.17 m Less
Length - Track on Ground 116.7 in 2.96 m Less
Length of Machine 186.2 in 4.73 m Less
Operating Weight 48500.0 lb 22000.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 76.0 in 1.93 m Less
Width across End Bits 10.8 ft 3.3 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Width over Trunnions 106.0 in 2.69 mm Less

Dimensions - LGP (30-in)

Ground Clearance 14.2 in 361.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 6.6 psi 46.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 186.2 in 4.73 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 117.0 in 2.96 m Less
Machine Height 124.9 in 3.17 m Less
Operating Weight 50130.0 lb 22740.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 82.0 in 2.08 mm Less
Width across End Bits 11.8 ft 3.61 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Width over Trunnions 118.0 in 2.99 m Less

Dimensions - LGP (Wide Gauge)

Ground Clearance 14.2 in 361.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 5.1 psi 35.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 224.4 in 5.7 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 128.0 in 3252.0 mm Less
Machine Height 125.1 in 3.18 m Less
Operating Weight 51441.0 lb 23333.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 90.0 in 2.28 m Less
Width across End Bits 13.0 ft 4.06 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less
Width over Trunnions 137.4 in 3491.0 mm Less

Dimensions - LGP VPAT

Ground Clearance 14.2 in 361.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 6.0 psi 41.0 kPa Less
Length - Track on Ground 132.0 in 3355.0 mm Less
Length of Machine 233.6 in 5.93 m Less
Operating Weight 51122.0 lb 23188.0 kg Less
Width across End Bits 13.0 ft 3.99 m Less
Width across End Bits, Angled 12.0 ft 3.66 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less

Dimensions - LGP VPAT (Wide Gauge)

Ground Clearance 14.2 in 361.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 5.0 psi 35.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 233.6 in 5.93 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 132.0 in 3355.0 mm Less
Machine Height 125.0 in 3.18 m Less
Operating Weight 52526.0 lb 23825.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 94.0 in 2.39 m Less
Width across End Bits 14.0 ft 4.34 m Less
Width across End Bits, Angled 13.0 ft 4.34 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less

Dimensions - VPAT

Ground Clearance 16.6 in 422.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 7.1 psi 49.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 202.1 in 5.13 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 127.8 in 3.25 m Less
Machine Height 126.9 in 3.22 m Less
Operating Weight 49030.0 lb 22240.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 82.0 in 2.08 mm Less
Width across End Bits 12.0 ft 3.68 m Less
Width across End Bits, Angled 11.0 ft 3.36 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less

Dimensions – LGP (36-in)

Ground Clearance 16.2 in 411.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 5.1 psi 35.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 126.9 in 3.22 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 127.8 in 3.25 m Less
Machine Height 125.1 in 3.18 m Less
Track Gauge 90.0 in 2.28 m Less
Width across End Bits 12.8 ft 3.92 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less
Width over Trunnions 137.4 in 3.49 m Less

Dimensions – LGP VPAT (30-in)

Ground Clearance 15.4 in 390.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 5.8 psi 40.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 202.1 in 5.13 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 132.1 in 3.36 m Less
Machine Height 126.9 in 3.22 m Less
Operating Weight 50650.0 lb 22975.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 90.0 in 2.29 m Less
Width across End Bits 13.2 ft 4.0 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less

Dimensions – LGP VPAT (36-in)

Ground Clearance 15.1 in 383.0 mm Less
Ground Pressure 5.0 psi 35.0 kPa Less
Length of Machine 202.1 in 5.13 m Less
Length of Track on Ground 132.1 in 3.36 m Less
Machine Height 126.9 in 3.22 m Less
Operating Weight 51875.0 lb 23530.0 kg Less
Track Gauge 94.0 in 2.39 m Less
Width across End Bits 14.3 ft 4.34 m Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank 7.4 gal (US) 28.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 90.0 gal (US) 341.0 l Less
Power Train Fully Automatic Mechnical Fully Automatic Mechnical Less

More Efficient

        
  • Up to 20% better fuel efficiency1
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  • Use up to 13% less fuel2
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  • Fully automatic 4-speed transmission continuously adjusts for maximum efficiency and power to the ground without added operator input
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  • Full auto shift up and down entire working range to maximize fuel efficiency
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  • Lower greenhouse gas emissions – up to 13% less CO2 

Greater Productivity

        
  • Move up to 16% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used
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  • Move up to 5% more material per hour
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  • Fully redesigned with updated configurations so you can build just the right machine the work you do
        
  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor features a new frame and optimized balance for grading - no need for rear attachment
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  • New LGP VPAT design, with 36-inch (915 mm) centered shoes, offers 35 kPa (5 psi) ground pressure
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  • Wider blade on the LGP VPAT for more efficient high-speed grading     
              
    • Class-leading VPAT range of motion for improved performance, especially when trenching or backfilling
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  • VPAT blade remains level when angled for smoother grade
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  • More robust push arm dozer for heavy applications with larger SU blade capacity 
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  • New 10-roller undercarriage option designed for smoother grades at higher speeds, even in difficult surfaces like sand and gravel

Durability

        
  • New Cat 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
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  • Redesigned fuel system provides greater reliability and more accurate fuel delivery
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  • New Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage – HDXL with DuraLink™ -- features Positive Pin Retention pins and link improvements for up to 20% more seal life in high impact conditions
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  • Common structures for Heavy Duty and SystemOne™ undercarriage enable changes from one to the other
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  • Purpose-built Waste and Forestry arrangements

Cat Connect Technology

        
  • Hit target grade faster and more accurately with Cat Connect GRADE technologies. Finish jobs in fewer passes, and with less operator effort, saving you time and helping to increase your profit
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  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains pre-established blade position without a GPS signal
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Factory Attachment Ready Option (ARO) simplifies installation of all brands of grade control system
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  • Product Link™ collects machine data that can be viewed online through web and mobile applications.
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  • 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.

Ease of Operation

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

Reduced Maintenance Time and Cost

        
  • Up to 9% lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks
        
  • Grouped service points and modular components with easy access to save you routine maintenance time
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  • Fewer filters and service points save you time and money on routine maintenance
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  • Cab air filter replacement extended to 500 hours
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  • Standard reversing fan extends the time between core clean-outs
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  • 30-minute cab removal, if needed
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  • Modular, self-contained HVAC unit is easier to service

Safety

        
  • Approximately 15% more glass area and Integrated ROPS offers added visibility
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  • Standard integrated High Definition (HD) rear view camera in the primary display
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  • Hood design and alignment of the exhaust and precleaner provide a better view to the front of the tractor
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  • Bluetooth microphone gives you hands-free access to your mobile phone.
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  • Standard ladder at the back of the machine for convenient access for fuel fill, window cleaning and maintenance
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  • Ground-level access to optional fast fuel fill
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  • Grab rail on both sides of cab roof and tie offs provide added safety
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  • Improved cab filtration for cleaner operator environment
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  • Optional integrated LED beacon warning lights
All comparisons to 2014-2016 3-speed D6T (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV)
Maintenance comparisons to D6T over initial 10,000 hours of operation
1 Material moved per gallon/liter of fuel
2 Gallons/liters per hour
 

D6 Standard Equipment

Power Train
  • Fully-automatic 4-speed transmission
  • Cat C9.3B diesel engine
  • Double reduction planetary final drives
  • Hydraulic reversing fan

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

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

Undercarriage
  • Redesigned track roller frame

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

Hydraulics
  • Independent steering and implement pumps
  • Load sensing hydraulics

Attachments
  • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics

D6 Optional Equipment

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

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

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

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

Service and Maintenance
  • Fast fuel fill ready
  • Fast fuel pump
  • Refilling fuel pump (EU only)
  • High-speed oil change

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