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Multi Terrain Loaders(Non Current)

Cat® Compact Track Loaders and Multi Terrain Loaders give you all the traction and flotation benefits of tracks. A choice of undercarriages lets you choose the machine that best fits your applications.

257B Series 2 Multi Terrain Loader

The Cat® 257B Series 2 Multi Terrain Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation and the ability to work in a wide range of underfoot conditions.

  • Specification Summary

  • Engine Model C2.2 T
  • Net Power 42 kW
  • Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load 1134 kg
  • Rated Operating Capacities: 35% Tipping Load 793 kg

Product Details


Engine Model C2.2 T
Net Power 42 kW
Gross Power 46 kW
Net Power EEC ISO 9249 42 kW
Displacement 2.2 L
Bore 84 mm
Stroke 100 mm

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load 1134 kg
Rated Operating Capacities: 35% Tipping Load 793 kg
Ground Contact Area 1.14 m2
Ground Pressure 31 kPa
Tipping Load 2424 kg

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward 11 km/h
Travel Speed Reverse 11 km/h


Operating Weight 3607 kg

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System 10 L
Engine Crankcase 10 L
Fuel Tank 84 L
Hydraulic System 55 L
Hydraulic Tank 35 L


Length of Track on Ground 1499 mm
Overall Length of Track 1899 mm
Length w/Bucket on Ground 3490 mm
Length w/o Bucket 2701 mm
Height to Top of Cab 2022 mm
Vehicle Width 1676 mm
Max. Overall Height 3963 mm
Bucket Pin Height at Max. Lift 3018 mm
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos. 234 mm
Reach at Max. Lift/Dump 790 mm
Clearance at Max. Lift/Dump 2278 mm
Ground Clearance 257 mm
Departure Angle 37°
Maximum Dump Angle 50°
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear 1479 mm
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler 1696 mm
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket 2197 mm
Max. Reach w/Arms Parallel 1388 mm
Rack Back Angle at Max Height 86.9°
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift 357 mm


ROPS ISO 3471:1994
FOPS ISO 3449 APR 98 Level I, ISO 3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level II ISO 3449:1992 Level II

Hydraulic System

Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa
Loader Hydraulic Flow 60 L/min
Hydraulic Power 23 kW

Ergonomic Operator Station

Easy to use pilot operated joystick controls for reduced operator fatigue and increased productivity.

High Performance Power Train

Provides high engine horsepower and torque, allowing part-throttle operation for lower sound levels and fuel consumption.

Advanced Hydraulic System

Designed for maximum power and reliability. High flow hydraulics system is available for applications that demand maximum work tool performance.

Single Level Suspension Undercarriage

Provides low ground pressure, stability, high traction and fast travel.

Work Tools

Caterpillar’s broad range of performance matched work tools make the Cat Multi Terrain Loader the most versatile machine on the jobsite.


Easy routine maintenance helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.
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