The 735 Caterpillar® Articulated Truck is a world-leading earthmoving solution.


Engine Model Cat® C15 ACERT™ Cat® C15 ACERT™ Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 435.0 hp 324.0 kW Less
Net Power - SAE J1349 419.0 hp 313.0 kW Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 424.0 hp 319.0 kW Less
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 424.0 hp 319.0 kW Less
Flywheel Power 385.0 hp 287.0 kW Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.75 in 171.5 mm Less
Displacement 926.0 in3 15.2 L Less


Rated Payload 36.0 tons 32.7 tonnes Less

Body Capacities

Heaped SAE 2:1 25.8 yd3 19.7 m3 Less
Struck 19.0 yd3 14.5 m3 Less
Heaped SAE 1:1 32.0 yd3 24.5 m3 Less


Forward 1 5.15 mph 8.29 km/h Less
Forward 2 7.04 mph 11.33 km/h Less
Forward 3 9.55 mph 15.37 km/h Less
Forward 4 12.84 mph 20.66 km/h Less
Forward 5 17.41 mph 28.01 km/h Less
Forward 6 23.48 mph 37.78 km/h Less
Forward 7 31.85 mph 51.25 km/h Less
Reverse 1 4.97 mph 8.0 km/h Less
Reverse 2 6.74 mph 10.84 km/h Less

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 79.0 dB(A) 79.0 dB(A) Less

Operating Weights

Front Axle - Empty 41881.0 lb 18997.0 kg Less
Center Axle - Empty 14406.0 lb 6534.0 kg Less
Rear Axle - Empty 12919.0 lb 5860.0 kg Less
Total - Empty 69206.0 lb 31391.0 kg Less
Front Axle - Rated Load 7417.0 lb 3364.0 kg Less
Center Axle - Rated Load 32337.0 lb 14668.0 kg Less
Rear Axle - Rated Load 32337.0 lb 14668.0 kg Less
Total - Rated Load 72091.0 lb 32700.0 kg Less
Front Axle - Loaded 49298.0 lb 22361.0 kg Less
Center Axle - Loaded 46743.0 lb 21202.0 kg Less
Rear Axle - Loaded 45256.0 lb 20528.0 kg Less
Total - Loaded 141297.0 lb 64091.0 kg Less

Body Plate Thickness

Front 0.31 in 8.0 mm Less
Scow 0.55 in 14.0 mm Less
Side 0.47 in 12.0 mm Less
Base 0.55 in 14.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 148.0 gal 560.0 L Less
Cooling System 25.1 gal 95.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 86.6 gal 328.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 10.6 gal 40.0 L Less
Transmission 22.5 gal 85.0 L Less
Final Drives/Differential 21.1 gal 80.0 L Less
Output Transfer Gear Box 6.3 gal 24.0 L Less

Body Hoist

Raise Time 11.0 Seconds 11.0 Seconds Less
Lower Time 7.0 Seconds 7.0 Seconds Less


Brakes SAE J/ISO 3450-1998 SAE J/ISO 3450-1998 Less
Cab/FOPS SAE J231 JAN81 and ISO 3449-1992 Level II SAE J231 JAN81 and ISO 3449-1992 Level II Less
Cab/ROPS SAE J1040 May 1994 and ISO 3471-1994 SAE J1040 May 1994 and ISO 3471-1994 Less
Steering ISO 5010 1992E ISO 5010 1992E Less


Dump Clearance 2.0 ft 635.0 mm Less
Wheel base between back tires 6.4 ft 1966.0 mm Less

Cat C15 Engine with ACERT Technology

A combination of proven systems and innovative new technologies, ACERT engines optimize performance while meeting EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage 3a engine exhaust emission regulations.

Performance and Productivity - Power Train

Integrated power train with more power, greater performance and lower fuel consumption - the power to do more work.

Performance and Productivity - Suspension and Traction Control

Suspension systems and traction control - delivering power to the ground in all conditions.

Operator Comfort

The operator's office - high productivity from a comfortable, motivated operator.

Ease of Operation

Designed for simple, easy operation, the 735 allows the operator to focus on production.

Durability and Reliability

High availability leads to high productivity. Excellent durability keeps ownership costs low.


More time on production, less time and money spent on servicing.

Complete Customer Support

Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.

735 Standard Equipment

Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant

Air vents, adjustable

Auto shift seven-speed forward and two speed reverse transmission

Back up alarm

Body, adapted for exhaust heat

Cat C15 engine with ACERT Technology

CD/Radio ready

Differentials, standard with clutched cross-axle differential locks for all axles

Electrical system: 24 volt, 5A 24- to 12-volt converter

Electro hydraulic hoist control

Engine compression brake

Ether starting aid

Glass windows, laminated and tinted, front

Glass windows, toughened and tinted, sides and rear

Guards: rear window radiator, crankcase and axle

Headlights, four

Heater and defroster with four-speed fan

Horn, electric

Lights: cab interior, front, side rear, two reversing/working lights, two stop/tail lights, front and rear direction indicators

Mirrors, main and auxiliary, left and right

Mud flaps, wheel arch and body mounted, with transportation tie backs

Oil-cooled brakes, enclosed

ROPS/FOPS cab, with full instrumentation, including:
  • Instrument cluster display module.
  • Indicator lamps: left turn, secondary steering, primary steering loss, front and rear brake temp (735/740 and 740 Ejector only), brake oil pressure, action lamp, transmission fault, park brake, charging system status, differential lock, body not in float, right turn, high beam, transmission hold, machine filter warning, retarder, retarder up shift warning
  • Gauges: engine oil pressure, engine coolant temperature, torque converter oil temperature, fuel level, and fuel tank level gauge
  • Meters: service hour meter, speedometer, tachometer

Seat, fully adjustable, air suspension

Seat, padded companion/trainer

Seatbelts, two retractable

Secondary steering - electronic

SOSSM sampling valves

Spill guard, front, integral part of fabricated body

Starting receptacle, electric, remote

Storage - two cup holders, flask receptacle, under seat storage, door pocket, behind seat storage, coat hook

Sun visor

Three-axle, six wheel drive

Tilt and telescopic steering wheel

Tires, 26.5R25, radial

Tow pins, front and rear

Vandalism protection: lockable caps for fuel tank and hydraulic oil tank

Windows, opening side, tinted

Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)

Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)

735 Optional Equipment

Autolube installation for automatic greasing of bearings

Bath oil, pre-cleaner

Body liners

Caterpillar Work Area Vision System (WAVS) rear-view camera

CD/Radio, heavy duty

Cold weather start attachment

Cycle counter/operator monitoring kit

Exhaust heated body

Fast fuel fill

Flashing Xenon Beacon

Heated rear-view mirrors

Product Link, Radio and Worldwide

  • Scissor-type

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