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The new Cat ® D6 dozer helps you move material at a lower cost with a fully automatic transmission, outstanding fuel efficiency and reduced service/maintenance costs. Choose from updated configurations and enjoy a fully redesigned cab. Plus, a choice of GRADE technology features adds to ease of operation by helping you save even more time, material and operator effort. The D6 is legendary versatility you have come to trust, with added performance and efficiency to help you take your business to the next level.

Engine

  • Engine Model Cat C9.3B Cat C9.3B
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 215.0 HP 161.0 kW
  • 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
  • Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 215.0 HP 159.0 kW
  • Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 219.0 HP 219.0 HP
  • Build Number 20A 20A
  • Note (1) Rated horsepower at 2,200 rpm Rated horsepower at 2,200 rpm
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Weights

  • Operating Weight - LGP VPAT 50650.0 lb 22975.0 kg

Transmission

  • Power Train Fully Automatic 4-Speed Powershift Fully Automatic 4-Speed Powershift

Service Refill Capacities

  • Fuel Tank 341.0 gal (US) 90.0 l
  • DEF Tank 7.4 gal (US) 28.0 l

Air Conditioning System

  • Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes. The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes.

D6 Push Arm

  • Operating Weight 48500.0 lb 22000.0 kg
  • Ground Pressure 7.9 psi 54.0 kPa
  • Width of Standard Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm
  • Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU)
  • Blade Capacity 7.5 yd³ 5.7 m³

D6 LGP (30-in) Push Arm

  • Operating Weight 50130.0 lb 22740.0 kg
  • Ground Pressure 6.6 psi 46.0 kPa
  • Width of Standard Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm
  • Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU)
  • Blade Capacity 7.6 yd³ 5.8 m³

D6 LGP (36-in) Push Arm

  • Operating Weight 52615.0 lb 23866.0 kg
  • Ground Pressure 5.1 psi 35.0 kPa
  • Width of Standard Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm
  • Blade Straight Straight
  • Blade Capacity 5.0 yd³ 3.8 m³

D6 VPAT

  • Operating Weight 49030.0 lb 22240.0 kg
  • Ground Pressure 7.1 psi 49.0 kPa
  • Width of Standard Shoe 24.0 in 610.0 mm
  • Blade VPAT VPAT
  • Blade Capacity 5.4 yd³ 4.1 m³

D6 LGP (30-in) VPAT

  • Operating Weight 50650.0 lb 22975.0 kg
  • Ground Pressure 5.8 psi 40.0 kPa
  • Width of Standard Shoe 30.0 in 760.0 mm
  • Blade VPAT VPAT
  • Blade Capacity 5.9 yd³ 4.5 m³

D6 LGP (36-in) VPAT

  • Operating Weight 51875.0 lb 23530.0 kg
  • Ground Pressure 5.0 psi 35.0 kPa
  • Width of Standard Shoe 36.0 in 915.0 mm
  • Blade VPAT VPAT
  • Blade Capacity 6.5 yd³ 4.9 m³

More Efficient

        
  • Up to 20 percent better fuel efficiency
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  • Use up to 13 percent less fuel
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  • Fully automatic 4-speed transmission continuously adjusts for maximum efficiency and power to the ground without added operator input
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  • Full auto shift up and down entire working range to maximize fuel efficiency 
  •     
  • • Lower greenhouse gas emissions – up to 13 percent less CO2

Greater Productivity

        
  • Move up to 16 percent more material per liter/gallon of fuel used
  •     
  • Move up to 5 percent more material per hour
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  • Fully redesigned with updated configurations so you can build just
        the right machine for the work you do
         – Purpose-built Variable Power Angle Tilt (VPAT) tractor features
        a new frame and optimized balance for grading – no need for rear attachment
         – New LGP VPAT design, with 915 mm (36 in) centered shoes, offers 35 kPa (5 psi) ground pressure
         – Wider blade on the LGP VPAT for more efficient high-speed grading
         – Class-leading VPAT range of motion for improved performance,
        especially when trenching or backfilling
         – 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

        
  • New Cat 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 percent 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
  •     
  • Purpose-built Waste and Forestry arrangements

Cat Technology

  • Hit target grade faster and more accurately with Cat
  • GRADE technologies
        – Finish jobs in fewer passes, and with less operator effort, savingyou time and helping to increase your profit
  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains pre-established blade position without a GPS signal
  • Updated Cat GRADE with 3D offers greater speed, accuracyand flexibility
  •     – Factory-integrated system eliminates position sensing cylinders
        – Antennas integrated into the cab roof for better protection
  • AutoCarry™ automates blade lift to maximize blade load, improveload consistency, reduce track slip

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.

D6 Standard Equipment

Power Train

  • Fully-automatic 4-speed transmission
  • 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 GRADE with Slope Assist
  • Product Link, Cellular PLE641

Undercarriage

  • Redesigned track roller frame

Service and Maintenance

  • 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

D6 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 fill ready
  • Fast fuel pump
  • Refilling fuel pump (EU only)
  • High-speed oil change

Attachments

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

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