Cat 279D Compact Track Loader

279D Kompakt bandlastare

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Net Power 72.9 HP
Gross Power 74.3 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349 72.9 HP
Displacement 203 in³
Bore 3.7 in
Stroke 4.7 in
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.7 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195 ft·lbf
Operating Weight 9893 lb
Operating Specifications
Tipping Load 5870 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7285 lb
Ground Contact Area - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 2015 psi
Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load 2055 lb
Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load 2935 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 3185 in²
Ground Contact Area - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track 2272 in²
Ground Pressure - With 400 mm/15.7 in Track 4.9 psi
Ground Pressure - With 450 mm/17.7 in Track 4.4 psi
Length - Track on Ground 64.2 in
Overall Length - Track 83.8 in
Height - Top of Cab 83.2 in
Ground Clearance 8.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.8 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 124.9 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 97.8 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 146.2 in
Length - Without Bucket 117.9 in
Maximum Overall Height 159.5 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 54 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 22.6 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 88.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 55.5 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 70.7 in
Vehicle Width (400 mm/15.7 in tracks) 76 in
Vehicle Width (450 mm/17.7 in tracks) 78 in
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 76 psi
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 32 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 44 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 23 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335 psi
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 4.5 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed 7 mile/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 24.8 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 13.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US)
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.

Outstanding Power

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 C3.3B engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.

Versatility to Tackle Any Job

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

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. The display also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

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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