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Compact Track and Multi Terrain Loaders

297D2 Multi Terrain Loader

The Cat® 297D2 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 Model
    Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
  • Net Power
    95 hp
  • Gross Power SAE J1995
    98 hp
  • Net Power SAE 1349
    95 hp
Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power
95 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
98 hp
Net Power SAE 1349
95 hp
232 in3
3.9 in
4.7 in
Net Power ISO 9249
95 hp
Peak Torque at 1
246 lbf-ft
Operating Weight
10692 lb
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacities
4700 lb
Tipping Load
9400 lb
Breakout Force
7468 lb
Breakout Force
6072 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
4960 lb
Rated Operating Capacity
3290 lb
Rated Operating Capacity
4700 lb
Ground Contact Area
2561 in2
Ground Pressure
4.2 psi
Length of Track on Ground
71.1 in
Overall Length of Track
90.0 in
Height to Top of Cab
83.2 in
Vehicle Width
78.1 in
Ground Clearance
8.8 in
Departure Angle
Maximum Dump Angle
Length without Bucket
126.0 in
Length with Bucket on Ground
155.2 in
Maximum Overall Height
160.5 in
Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift
127.6 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Position
7.9 in
Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump
30.5 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
96.3 in
Turning Radius from Center
73.4 in
Turning Radius from Center
59.2 in
Turning Radius from Center
91.8 in
Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
49.6 in
Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
Bucket Pin Reach at Maximum Lift
15.2 in
Roll Back Angle
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow
44 hp
Hydraulic Flow
4061 psi
Hydraulic Flow
32 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow
76 hp
ISO 3471:2008
ISO 3449:2005 Level I
ISO 3449:2005 Level II
Power Train
Travel Speed
5.9 mph
Travel Speed
9.4 mph
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System
4.1 gal
Engine Crankcase
3.5 gal
Fuel Tank
32.2 gal
Hydraulic System
14.5 gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
5 gal
    • 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, 880 CCA
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, DEF 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, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
    • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
    • 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 I
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
    • Adjustable Joystick Controls
    • Advanced Display: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD Screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Drive Response, and Creep Control
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
    • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final/Stage IV Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • S·O·SSM 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)
    • 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
    • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Electric
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
      • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
      • Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
      • Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
      • Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
      • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Paint, Custom
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • Product Link, Cellular
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
  • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
  • Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included
  • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
  • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)