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The Cat® 257D3 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 and ride quality with very low ground pressure and minimal ground disturbance across a wide range of underfoot conditions.

Engine
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Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Net Power - SAE 1349 73.2 HP 54.6 kW
Displacement 203.0 in³ 3.3 l
Bore 3.7 in 94.0 mm
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm
Net Power 73.2 HP 54.6 kW
Gross Power 74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.9 HP 55.1 kW
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo) Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195.0 ft·lbf 265.0 N·m

Making Your Job Easier

Cat® “Intelligent Leveling” system provides industry leading technology, integration, and available features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig, and work tool positioner.

A Smooth Ride

A 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.

Optimized Machine Capability

Maximize machine capability and control with the available 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.

Maximum Performance

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.

Quiet and Comfortable

The industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides the operator with a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Continuing the industry leading trend, the D3 Series also includes as standard, seat mounted adjustable joystick controls for operator comfort.

257D3 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
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  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 80 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA

257D3 Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
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  • Hand-Foot Style Controls
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Paint, Custom
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
  • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)
  • Two Speed Travel