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    The Cat® 249D Compact Track Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions. The 249D features the following:

    Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option

    provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility.

    Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls

    Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.

    High performance power train

    Provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability.

    High Flow hydraulic system

    Is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.

    Broader range of applications

    With an optional wide bar-tread track that delivers better traction in snow, more flotation and less ground disturbance.

    Electronically controlled Cat C2.2 engine

    Provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards.

    Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV)

    Provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner.

    Standard fully independent torsion axle suspension

    Combined with the optional Speed Sensitive Ride Control system improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort.

    Maximize machine capability and control

    With optional Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

    Ground level access

    To all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

    Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools

    Makes the Cat Compact Track Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.


    Engine Model Cat C2.2 CRDI
    Gross Power SAE J1995 67.1 hp
    Net Power SAE 1349 65.8 hp
    Net Power ISO 9249 66.5 hp
    Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995 153 lbf-ft
    Displacement 134.3 in3
    Bore 3.3 in
    Stroke 3.9 in


    Operating Weight 7,685 lb



    Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse) 7.0 mph


    Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3,336 psi
    Loader Hydraulic Flow 18 gal/min
    Hydraulic Power (calculated) 35.5 hp
    High Flow
    Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3,336 psi
    Loader Hydraulic Flow 26 gal/min
    Hydraulic Power (calculated) 50.9 hp


    Rated Operating Capacity:
    35% Tipping Load 1,610 lb
    50% Tipping Load 2,300 lb
    Rated Operating Capacity
    with Optional Counterweight 2,500 lb
    Tipping Load 4,600 lb
    Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 3,963 lb
    Ground Contact Area (320 mm/12.6 in track) 1,373 in2
    Ground Contact Area (400 mm/15.7 in track) 1,716 in2
    Ground Pressure (320 mm/12.6 in track) 5.6 psi
    Ground Pressure (400 mm/15.7 in track) 4.6 psi