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Overview

The new Cat ® D6 XE is the world’s first high drive Electric Drive dozer, offering you the highest level of productivity, fuel efficiency and ease of operation. With next-generation Electric Drive technology there are no gears to shift, so you experience constant power to the ground, greater agility and faster cycle times. Put more profit in your pocket too, with up to 35 percent better fuel efficiency and reduced service/maintenance costs. A choice of Cat Connect GRADE technology features adds to ease of operation by helping you save even more time, material and operator effort to help you take your business to the next level.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C9.3B Cat C9.3B Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 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
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
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

Hydraulic Controls - Pressures

Relief Pressures NaN Less

Dimensions - LGP

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

Weights

Operating Weight - LGP VPAT 51.25 lb NaN kg Less

Service Refill Capacities

Power Train Electric Drive Electric Drive Less
Fuel Tank 90.0 gal (US) 341.0 l Less
DEF Tank 7.4 gal (US) 28.0 l Less

Engine - Standard

Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 215.0 HP 161.0 kW Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 219.0 HP Less

D6 XE Push Arm

Operating Weight 49.1 lb NaN kg Less
Ground Pressure 8.0 psi 54.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Blade Capacity 7.5 yd³ 5.7 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (30-in) Push Arm

Operating Weight 50.73 lb NaN kg Less
Ground Pressure 6.7 psi 46.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Blade Capacity 7.6 yd³ 5.8 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (36-in) Push Arm

Operating Weight 53.215 lb NaN kg Less
Ground Pressure 5.2 psi 35.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less
Blade Capacity 5.0 yd³ 3.8 m³ Less

D6 XE VPAT

Operating Weight 49.63 lb NaN kg Less
Ground Pressure 7.2 psi 49.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Blade Capacity 5.4 yd³ 4.1 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (30-in) VPAT

Operating Weight 51.25 lb NaN kg Less
Ground Pressure 5.9 psi 40.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Blade Capacity 5.9 yd³ 4.5 m³ Less

D6 XE LGP (36-in) VPAT

Operating Weight 52.475 lb NaN kg Less
Ground Pressure 5.1 psi 35.7 kPa Less
Width of Standard Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm Less
Blade Capacity 6.5 yd³ 4.9 m³ Less

Blades - Capacity

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

Blades - Width

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

Dimensions

Ground Clearance 14.2 361.0 Less
Ground Pressure 8.0 54.7 Less
Height 124.9 3.17 Less
Length - Track on Ground 116.7 2.96 Less
Length of Machine 186.2 4.73 Less
Operating Weight 49100.0 22273.0 Less
Track Gauge 76.0 1.93 Less
Width across End Bits 10.8 3.3 Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 24.0 610.0 Less
Width over Trunnions 106.0 2.69 Less

Dimensions - LGP (Wide Gauge)

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

Dimensions - LGP VPAT

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

Dimensions - LGP VPAT (Wide Gauge)

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

Dimensions - VPAT

Ground Clearance 16.6 422.0 Less
Ground Pressure 7.2 49.7 Less
Length of Machine 202.1 5.13 Less
Length of Track on Ground 127.8 3.25 Less
Machine Height 126.9 3.22 Less
Operating Weight 49630.0 22513.0 Less
Track Gauge 82.0 2.08 Less
Width across End Bits 12.0 3.68 Less
Width across End Bits, Angled 11.0 3.36 Less
Width of Standard Track Shoe 24.0 610.0 Less

More Efficient

        
  • Up to 35% better fuel efficiency1
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  • Use up to 23% less fuel2
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  • Electric Drive provides constant power to the ground
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  • Class-leading maneuverability and power gives you more agility and faster cycle times
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  • Unprecedented ease of operation - automatically optimizes for the application with no gears to shift
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  • Lower greenhouse gas emissions – up to 23% less CO2

Greater Productivity

Greater Productivity

        
  • Move up to 35% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used
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  • Move up to 10% more material per hour
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  • Execute pivot turn or full counter-rotation while in gear
        
  • Added D6 XE productivity and reduced fuel cost means customers looking for these benefits can expect to see payback of the added investment over a D6 in less than 2 years.3
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  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor features a new frame and 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
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    • Wider blade on the LGP VPAT for more efficient high-speed grading
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    • 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

        
  • Almost 90% fewer rotating parts than a traditional power train – generates less heat, aids serviceability and component life – no loss of efficiency over time
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  • Next generation Electric Drive technology: Switched Reluctance system with simple, more robust rotor design
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  • 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
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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

        
  • 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 Service and Maintenance Costs

        
  • Up to 12% lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks
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  • Elevated sprocket allows power train to slide out from the back of the dozer like traditional machine
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  • Simplified Electric Drive diagnostics via Electronic Technician
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  • New, serviceable power electronics components with easy access through a panel in the back of the cab
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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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  • Generator accessible via 30-minute cab removal
        
  • Modular, self-contained HVAC unit is easier to service
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  • Power train oil life extended from 1,000 to 2,000 hours
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  • Parts and Labor costs are about 70% less for 10,000-hour rebuild vs. traditional power shift transmission

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
        
  • 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     
              
    • 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
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    • Quieter inside and out - operator and spectator sound levels reduced 3 dBa
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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
3 Estimates based on price compared to 2011-2016 3-speed D6T and average cost per bank cubic yards of material moved in typical construction applications. Individual results may vary based on application, hour utilization, operator and other factors.
 

D6 XE Standard Equipment

Power Train
  • Electric Drive
  • 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 with Slope Assist
  • Product Link, Cellular PLE641

Undercarriage
  • Redesigned track roller frame

Service and Maintenance
  • Fast fuel fill ready
  • 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
  • Ripper and winch-ready rear hydraulics

D6 XE 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 pump
  • Refilling fuel pump (EU only)
  • High-speed oil change

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