Cat 249D Compact Track Loader

Compact Track Loaders

About the Cat 249D Compact Track Loader


The Cat® 249D Compact Track 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, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions.


Net Power 49.1 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995 50.1 kW
Net Power - SAE 1349 49.1 kW
Displacement 2.2 l
Bore 84 mm
Stroke 100 mm
Net Power - ISO 9249 49.6 kW
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 208 N·m
Operating Weight 3486 kg
Operating Specifications
Tipping Load 2087 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 1798 kg
Ground Contact Area - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track 0.89 m²
Ground Pressure - With 320 mm/12.6 in Track 38.6 kPa
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 1044 kg
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 1.11 m²
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 31.7 kPa
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 730 kg
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 1134 kg
Length - Track on Ground 1384 mm
Overall Length - Track 1808 mm
Height - Top of Cab 2039 mm
Ground Clearance 194 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 219 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 3002 mm
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 2253 mm
Length - With Bucket on Ground 3233 mm
Length - Without Bucket 2523 mm
Maximum Overall Height 3831 mm
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 1317 mm
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 727 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 2060 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 1160 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 1458 mm
Vehicle Width (320 mm/12.6 in tracks) 1676 mm
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks) 1756 mm
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 311 mm
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 38 kW
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Flow 99 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 26.5 kW
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 69 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse 11.2 km/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 12 l
Engine Crankcase 10 l
Fuel Tank 57 l
Hydraulic System 45 l
Hydraulic Tank 34 l
Noise Level
Inside Cab** 83 dB(A)
Outside Cab*** 103 dB(A)


Comfortable Cab

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.

Advanced Display

Advanced Display
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.

Powerful Performance

Powerful Performance
High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. High Flow hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance. Electronically controlled Cat C2.2 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.

Suspended Undercarriage

Suspended Undercarriage
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. Work in a broader range of applications with an optional wide bar-tread track that delivers better traction in snow, more flotation and less ground disturbance.

Outstanding Versatility

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

Easy Service

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

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