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Overview – CAT 279D Compact Tracked Skid Steer Loaders

The Cat 279D Compact Track Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions. The 279D 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 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, standard two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability.
  • High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.
  • Electronically controlled Cat C3.3B 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 make the Cat Compact Track Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Comfortable Cab

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 makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.

Outstanding Power

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an industry exclusive electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. Electronically controlled Cat C3.3B engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.

Versatility To Tackle Any Job

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. Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools makes the Cat Compact Track Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Advanced Display

Maximize machine capability and control with optional Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. The display also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Easy Service

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

OVERVIEW

The Cat 279D Compact Tracked Skid Steer Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.

ENGINE

Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (Turbo)
Net Power 72.9 hp
Gross Power 74.3 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995 74.3 hp
Net Power SAE 1349 72.9 hp
Displacement 203.0 in3
Bore 3.7 in
Stroke 4.7 in

WEIGHTS

Operating Weight 9893.0 lb