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Overview

The Cat® 297D XHP Multi Terrain 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, speed and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C3.8 DIT (Turbo) Cat C3.8 DIT (Turbo) Less
Net Power 106.0 hp 79.0 kW Less
Gross Power SAE J1995 110.0 hp 82.0 kW Less
Net Power SAE 1349 106.0 hp 79.0 kW Less
Displacement 232.0 in3 3.8 L Less
Bore 3.9 in 100.0 mm Less
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Net Power ISO 9249 107.0 hp 80.0 kW Less

Weights

Operating Weight 10815.0 lb 4905.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load 5000.0 lb 2268.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Capacities: 35% Tipping Load 3500.0 lb 1587.0 kg Less
Ground Contact Area 2233.0 in2 1.44 m2 Less
Ground Pressure 4.8 psi 33.4 kPa Less
Tipping Load 10000.0 lb 4535.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 7491.0 lb 3398.0 kg Less

Dimensions

Length of Track on Ground 71.1 in 1807.0 mm Less
Overall Length of Track 90.0 in. 2286.0 mm Less
Length w/Bucket on Ground 152.2 in 3866.0 mm Less
Length w/o Bucket 124.2 in 3155.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab 83.6 in 2125.0 mm Less
Vehicle Width 76.2 in 1935.0 mm Less
Max. Overall Height 158.4 in 4024.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Max. Lift 125.6 in 3191.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos. 7.5 in 190.0 mm Less
Reach at Max. Lift/Dump 30.6 in 778.0 mm Less
Clearance at Max. Lift/Dump 94.3 in 2395.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 8.6 in 218.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 31° 31° Less
Maximum Dump Angle 52° 52° Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear 73.2 in 1860.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler 57.9 in 1471.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket 91.7 in 2329.0 mm Less
Max. Reach w/Arms Parallel 50.1 in 1273.0 mm Less
Rack Back Angle at Max Height 83° 83° Less
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift 15.6 in 396.0 mm Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow XHP XHP Less
Hydraulic Flow Standard Standard Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 23.0 gal/min 86.0 L/min Less
Hydraulic Power 94.0 hp 70.0 kW Less
Hydraulic Power (calculated) 44.0 hp 33.0 kW Less
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061.0 psi 28000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow* 40.0 gal/min 150.0 L/min Less
*When equipped with Cat 400 Series work tools. Less

Cab

ROPS ISO 3471:2008 ISO 3471:2008 Less
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I ISO 3449:2005 Level I Less
FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II Less

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward 5.9 mph 9.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse 5.9 mph 9.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option 9.4 mph 15.1 km/h Less
Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option 9.4 mph 15.1 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 4.1 gal 16.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 3.5 gal 13.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 32.2 gal 122.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal 55.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal 39.0 L Less

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 C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards.


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 dual level suspension undercarriage combined with the optional Speed Sensitive Ride Control system provides better load retention, improved operator comfort and one of the smoothest rides in the industry. The dual suspension undercarriage features oscillating roller wheel assemblies that independently pivot to provide maximum track on the ground. Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools makes the Cat Multi Terrain 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.


297D XHP Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 100 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 1000 CCA

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
  • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
  • High Back Cloth Seat with Air Suspension, Heated with Recline and Lumbar Support and Fully Adjustable Seat Mounted Controls
  • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
  • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages
  • ROPS Cab, Open, Tilt Up
  • FOPS, Level 1
  • Top, Rear and Side Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rear View Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Horn
  • Hand (Dial) and Foot Throttle, Electronic with Decel Feature
  • Adjustable Joystick Controls
  • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Included
  • Storage Compartment with Netting

POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • SOS Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Wet Multi Disc Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission, Two Speed Travel
  • Suspension - Independent Torsion Axles (4) and Oscillating Bogie Wheels
  • Rubber Track 457 mm (18 in)
  • Ride Control

OTHER
  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, -37° C (-34° F)
  • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
  • Support, Lift Arm
  • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
  • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
  • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
  • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
  • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Belly Pan Cleanout
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan
  • External Counterweight

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Electric
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3)
  • Comfort Package:
  • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, Air Ride Seat (High Back and Heated) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
  • Performance Package:
  • Performance Package H3: High Flow XHP Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)

297D XHP Optional Equipment

Beacon, Rotating

Engine Block Heater - 120V

Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation

Paint, Custom

Product Link™, Cellular

Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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