Cat D5 Dozer

D5 Dozer

Overview

The Cat D5 succeeds the renowned D6N with superior performance, a fully automatic transmission and the broadest choice of technology features to help you get the most from your dozer. Nimble and responsive, it has power for dozing and finesse for grading.

NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE
  • Harness added weight and horsepower to take on a wide range of dozing and grading tasks.
  • Improved steering, tighter turning radius, quicker turns at the end of each pass help you finish jobs faster.
  • Fully automatic 3-speed transmission gives you seamless acceleration, faster cycle times and more nimble movement around the jobsite.
UNPRECEDENTED TECHNOLOGY CHOICES
  • Cat Grade with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains operator’s pre-established blade position without a GPS signal – no additional hardware or software needed.
  • Factory integrated Cat Grade with 3D uses GPS to control the blade so you can get to design plan faster.
  • Cat Grade with 3D has no masts – small antennas are integrated into the cab roof and GPS receivers are mounted inside the cab for better protection.
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
  • Completely redesigned, more spacious cab sets the standard in comfort and productivity.
  • More glass area, steeper hood angle provide 30% better forward visibility than the previous model.
  • 10-in (254 mm) touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Standard High Definition rearview camera shows prominently in the main display.
BOOST OPERATOR EFFICIENCY
  • New assist features work behind the scenes to help make machine operation easier.
  • Make the most of every pass with Blade Load Monitor to help you optimize blade capacity.*
  • Stable Blade seamlessly works with operator inputs to help produce a smoother surface.
  • Traction Control automatically reduces track slip to save you time, fuel and track wear.*
LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY
  • Heavier, more robust machine helps increase uptime and reduce overall operating cost.
  • Hydraulic and electrical lines running to the blade are guarded for better protection.
  • More robust track roller frame gives you added durability to take on heavier work.
  • Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage – HDXL DuraLink™ – offers up to 20% more seal life in high impact conditions.
LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS
  • Up to 10% lower maintenance costs.
  • Easy access to maintenance points and a ladder at the back of the machine save you time on daily tasks.
  • Reversible hydraulic demand fan helps remove debris while you work, saving cleanout and maintenance time.
  • Extended filter life and longer life LED lights help save you time and money.
BECAUSE UPTIME COUNTS
  • Product Link™ collects machine data that can be viewed online through web and mobile applications.
  • Access information anytime, anywhere with VisionLink® – and use it to make informed decisions that boost productivity, lower costs, simplify maintenance, and improve safety and security on your job site.
PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS
  • Waste Handler/Landfill Arrangement is a heavy duty dozer with specialized guarding, striker bars and seals to help protect the machine from impact and airborne/wrapping debris. Cooling is designed for high debris environments and easy cleanout. Cab is designed for high impact and specialized air handling features help deliver cleaner air to the machine. Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help optimize your waste handler for the job.
SUSTAINABILTY
  • Optimize machine performance for greatest productivity, while helping improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions with a fully automatic 3-speed transmission with lock-up clutch.
  • The Cat® C7.1 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 and Korea Tier 5 emission standards.
NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE
  • Harness added weight and horsepower to take on a wide range of dozing and grading tasks.
  • Improved steering, tighter turning radius, quicker turns at the end of each pass help you finish jobs faster.
  • Fully automatic 3-speed transmission gives you seamless acceleration, faster cycle times and more nimble movement around the jobsite.
  • No need to shift – just set your desired ground speed and the dozer adjusts for maximum fuel efficiency and power to the ground.
  • Agility and ideal machine balance help you achieve high quality grades quickly.
  • Take on heavier work with a purpose-built push arm model.
Comparisons to D6N.
UNPRECEDENTED TECHNOLOGY CHOICES
  • Cat Grade with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains operator’s pre-established blade position without a GPS signal – no additional hardware or software needed.
  • Factory integrated Cat Grade with 3D uses GPS to control the blade so you can get to design plan faster.
  • Cat Grade with 3D has no masts – small antennas are integrated into the cab roof and GPS receivers are mounted inside the cab for better protection.
  • Grade operator interface is intuitive and easier to use: 10-in (254 mm) touchscreen, Android OS platform, operates like a smart phone.
  • Slope Indicate shows machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation right on the main display to help operators with slope work.
  • Attachment Ready Option (ARO) comes from the factory with key sensors and wiring installed so you can easily upgrade to fully integrated grade control or blade mounted system.
  • All Cat Grade systems are compatible with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica.
  • Already invested in a grade infrastructure? You can install grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica onto the machine.
  • Premium cab package includes remote control ready wiring, allowing for dealer installation of a plug-and-play roof-mounted remote control unit.
  • Cat Command for Dozing*provides a remote control solution for enhanced safety and greater productivity and is offered as a Command Console for line-of-sight (LOS) remote control, or with a Command Station for LOS and non-line-of-sight (NLOS) remote control.
*Please consult your Cat dealer for availability.
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
  • Completely redesigned, more spacious cab sets the standard in comfort and productivity.
  • More glass area, steeper hood angle provide 30% better forward visibility than the previous model.
  • 10-in (254 mm) touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Standard High Definition rearview camera shows prominently in the main display.
  • Wider air suspension seat has multiple adjustments for personalized comfort.
  • Entire armrest adjusts forward and backward independent of the seat.
  • Ample storage spaces throughout the cab.
Comparisons to D6N.
BOOST OPERATOR EFFICIENCY
  • New assist features work behind the scenes to help make machine operation easier.
  • Make the most of every pass with Blade Load Monitor to help you optimize blade capacity.*
  • Stable Blade seamlessly works with operator inputs to help produce a smoother surface.
  • Traction Control automatically reduces track slip to save you time, fuel and track wear.*
  • AutoCarry automates blade lift to help you maintain consistent blade load and help reduce track slip.*
  • Power train automatically controls brakes, transmission and steering to provide tighter turns and help operators more easily work on slopes.
*Feature not operational indoors or in areas where a GPS signal is not available.
LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY
  • Heavier, more robust machine helps increase uptime and reduce overall operating cost.
  • Hydraulic and electrical lines running to the blade are guarded for better protection.
  • More robust track roller frame gives you added durability to take on heavier work.
  • Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage – HDXL DuraLink™ – offers up to 20% more seal life in high impact conditions.
  • Cat Abrasion undercarriage is your lowest cost-per-hour solution for high abrasion and low impact jobsites. The design offers double the seal life and eliminates bushing turns, reducing your costs up to 50% per hour compared to traditional undercarriage. Reduces link scalloping for smoother operation.
Comparisons to D6N.
LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS
  • Up to 10% lower maintenance costs.
  • Easy access to maintenance points and a ladder at the back of the machine save you time on daily tasks.
  • Reversible hydraulic demand fan helps remove debris while you work, saving cleanout and maintenance time.
  • Extended filter life and longer life LED lights help save you time and money.
  • Easy access under the cab floor if needed. Cab can be removed in about 30 minutes.
Comparisons to D6N.
BECAUSE UPTIME COUNTS
  • Product Link™ collects machine data that can be viewed online through web and mobile applications.
  • Access information anytime, anywhere with VisionLink® – and use it to make informed decisions that boost productivity, lower costs, simplify maintenance, and improve safety and security on your job site.
  • The Cat App helps you manage your assets - at any time - right from your smartphone. See fleet location and hours, get critical required maintenance alerts, and even request service from your local Cat dealer.
  • Remote Troubleshoot saves time and money by allowing your Cat dealer to perform diagnostic testing remotely.*
  • Remote Flash updates on-board software without a technician being present, at a time that is convenient for you, potentially reducing update time by as much as 50%.

    * Contact your Cat dealer for availability date by machine model.
PURPOSE BUILT SPECIALTY MODELS
  • Waste Handler/Landfill Arrangement is a heavy duty dozer with specialized guarding, striker bars and seals to help protect the machine from impact and airborne/wrapping debris. Cooling is designed for high debris environments and easy cleanout. Cab is designed for high impact and specialized air handling features help deliver cleaner air to the machine. Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help optimize your waste handler for the job.
  • Forestry Arrangement is a heavy duty dozer with optional machine protection like sweeps, screens and added guarding to help protect the machine in harsh conditions. Cooling system is designed for high debris environments, with easy access for cleanout.
  • Fire suppression dozer is outfitted with specialized protection against fire and heat, operator safety features and added machine protection for forest fire fighting and prevention.
SUSTAINABILTY
  • Optimize machine performance for greatest productivity, while helping improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions with a fully automatic 3-speed transmission with lock-up clutch.
  • The Cat® C7.1 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 and Korea Tier 5 emission standards.
  • Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) ** or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrogenated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details.
  • Cat® Grade with Slope Assist™ helps you avoid costly rework and wasteful fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions by automating your blade position without a GPS signal.
  • Cat® Grade with 3D automates blade movements using a GPS signal helping you follow a grade design, reducing fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions by improving efficiency and accuracy.
  • AutoCarry™ automates blade lift to reduce track slip for maximum efficiency on each pass to help lower fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • VisionLink® displays the CO2 emissions for monitored assets, calculated by fuel type for the Runtime Fuel Burned each day in a selected date range.
  • Remote Flash minimizes downtime and maintenance time while keeping your asset running with maximum efficiency. Alerts for machine updates are sent virtually from your Cat dealer and updates can be deployed without a dealer technician needing to be onsite.
  • Remote Troubleshoot decreases maintenance time and keeps your machine running with maximum efficiency by allowing your Cat dealer to virtually test the machine while working. Once a problem is identified, a technician can fix it the first time, saving time and money.
All comparisons to D6N T4F. Productivity, fuel and CO2 emissions vary by application. CO2 emissions calculations based on a reference work cycle using 2.2 U.S. gallons per hour of #2 U.S. diesel fuel. Applies IPCC2006 methodology using U.S. EPA Emissions Hub emission factors. Includes DEF (diesel exhaust fluid) related CO2. Fuel measurements are at 15°C. Estimated average fuel consumption improvements are based on tests or Product Link™ data where available. Productivity improvements are based on test data.
**Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 30% biodiesel.

Engine

Note (2)
Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) ** or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
172mhp
Build Number
17B
Note (1)
Rated horsepower at 1770 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
170HP
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final)/Korea Tier 5
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Power - Net
170HP
Note (4)
Machine Build Number 17B
Note (3)
Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full Technical Specifications document.
Net Power (Rated) - ISO 9249 (DIN)
172mhp

Dimensions

Note (1)
Configurations and features may vary by region. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability in your area.

Push Arm

Blade Capacity
5.6ydÂł
Blade
Semi-Universal (SU)
Width of Standard Shoe
24in
Ground Pressure
7psi
Operating Weight
38228lb

Fine Grading VPAT

Blade Capacity
4.6ydÂł
Blade
VPAT
Width of Standard Shoe
24in
Ground Pressure
6psi
Operating Weight
39198lb

LGP VPAT

Blade
LGP VPAT
Blade Capacity
5.5ydÂł
Width of Standard Shoe
33in
Ground Pressure
4.7psi
Operating Weight
42263lb

VPAT

Blade
VPAT
Blade Capacity
4.6ydÂł
Ground Pressure
6.9psi
Width of Standard Shoe
24in
Operating Weight
37875lb

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
4.2gal (US)
Fuel Tank
83.2gal (US)

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes.

Transmission

Power Train
Fully Automatic 3-Speed

Weights

Operating Weight
42263lb

Sustainability

Recyclability
97%

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Cat C7.1 diesel engine
    • Fully-automatic 3-speed transmission
    • Infinite ground speed adjustment
  • Operator Environment
    • Fully redesigned cab, sound suppressed, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (IROPS)
    • Full-color 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen display
    • Integrated rearview camera
    • Premium cab with adjustable operator controls/armrests
    • Cab mounted modular HVAC system
    • Added storage areas
    • Electrohydraulic implement and steering controls
    • Cloth seat
    • Lights: 6 LED
  • Cat Technology
    • Slope Indicate
    • Product Link, Cellular
    • Remote Control Ready
    • Remote Flash/Remote Troubleshoot
    • Operator ID
    • Machine Security - Passcode
    • Compatibility with radios and base stations from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
    • Capability to install 3D grade systems from Trimble, Topcon, and Leica
  • Blades
    • VPAT
    • Semi-Universal
  • Undercarriage
    • Heavy Duty (HDXL with DuraLink) or Cat Abrasion
    • Redesigned track roller frame
    • Moderate Service or Extreme Service track shoes
  • Service And Maintenance
    • 30-minute cab removal
    • Ecology drains
    • Ground level service center
    • Hydraulic fan
    • Rear access ladder
    • Shovel holder
  • Attachments
    • Drawbar

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Operator Environment
    • Deluxe leather heated/ventilated seat
    • Premium lights: 12 LED
    • Integrated warning lights
    • Communication radio ready
  • Cat Technology
    • ARO with Assist: includes Slope Assist, Traction Control, Stable Blade, Blade Load Monitor, AutoCarry, Third Party Grade Control Ready
    • Cat Grade with 3D: includes full-color 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen grade display
    • Product Link Dual Cellular/Satellite
    • Grade Connectivity
    • Machine Security - Bluetooth
    • Cat Command for Dozing
  • Blades
    • Foldable VPAT
    • Waste/Landfill
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Fast fuel pump
  • Hydraulics
    • Independent steering and implement pumps
    • Load sensing hydraulics
  • Attachments
    • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics
    • Winch-ready rear hydraulics
    • Ripper with straight or curved shanks
    • Winch
    • Side screens
    • Rear screen: hinged or fixed
    • Sweeps
    • Fine Grading arrangement
    • Forestry and Waste special arrangements
    • Fire Dozer configuration
  • Note
    • Not all features are available in all regions. Please check with your local Cat dealer for specific offering availability in your area.

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