D6T Medium Dozer

Cat | D6T Track-Type Tractor | Caterpillar

Overview

The new D6T dozer makes high efficiency dozing as easy as driving your pickup truck. A smooth-shifting, fully automatic four-speed Cat® transmission continuously optimizes the power train for the application. You save fuel and operator effort, without sacrificing durability, power or productivity. Work smarter too, with a full range of Cat Connect GRADE technology features to fit your job site needs.

Performance
  • New, fully automatic four-speed lock-up clutch transmission continuously optimizes gear and engine speed for the application without added operator input.
  • Added gear between first and second, and seamless lock-up clutch engagement, for exceptionally smooth shifting.
  • Maintains power to the ground through load changes for an aggressive feel in the dirt.
Efficiency
        
  • Full-time Auto Shift for significantly better fuel efficiency with less operator effort – without sacrificing performance.
  •     
  • Up to 20 percent more fuel efficient* – as much as 30 percent better in lighter load finish grading applications.
Cat Connect Technology
        
  • Automatically maintain established blade mainfall/cross slope with Cat GRADE with Slope Assist (Standard). Finish jobs faster, with better surface quality and significantly less operator effort. No additional hardware required.
  •     
  • Whether production dozing or finish grading, take on 3D design plans more efficiently with Cat GRADE with 3D (Optional). Factory integrated grade control system features cab roof-mounted GNSS antennas to eliminate blade masts and cables. Includes AutoCarry™ to further boost productivity.
Ease of Operation
        
  • Change ground speeds easily – in large (half gear) or small (one-tenth gear) increments – with detented thumb roller.
  •     
  • New Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) places machine data, settings menus, grade control data and more conveniently in front of the operator.
Performance
  • New, fully automatic four-speed lock-up clutch transmission continuously optimizes gear and engine speed for the application without added operator input.
  • Added gear between first and second, and seamless lock-up clutch engagement, for exceptionally smooth shifting.
  • Maintains power to the ground through load changes for an aggressive feel in the dirt.
  • Up to 2.5 percent more productive – move more material per hour.*
  • Faster implement response*, especially with GRADE technologies.
  • Versatility – pushing power you want for heavy dozing and the fine control you need for finish grading – all in one easy-to-transport machine.
*Compared to previous model.
Efficiency
        
  • Full-time Auto Shift for significantly better fuel efficiency with less operator effort – without sacrificing performance.
  •     
  • Up to 20 percent more fuel efficient* – as much as 30 percent better in lighter load finish grading applications.
  •     
  • Sustainable: fuel savings reduces CO2 production by an average of approximately 16.6 metric tons (17.7 tons) per year.
*Compared to previous model.
Cat Connect Technology
        
  • Automatically maintain established blade mainfall/cross slope with Cat GRADE with Slope Assist (Standard). Finish jobs faster, with better surface quality and significantly less operator effort. No additional hardware required.
  •     
  • Whether production dozing or finish grading, take on 3D design plans more efficiently with Cat GRADE with 3D (Optional). Factory integrated grade control system features cab roof-mounted GNSS antennas to eliminate blade masts and cables. Includes AutoCarry™ to further boost productivity.
  •     
  • Versatile, scalable Cat AccuGrade™ (Optional) is a dealer-installed grade control system. Choice of Laser, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) or Universal Total Station (UTS) so you get the right level of accuracy to match your job requirements.
  •     
  • Factory equip your dozer for easy installation of an AccuGrade system with the AccuGrade Ready Option (ARO) (Optional).
  •     
  • Manage your fleet more effectively and profitably with Product Link™/VisionLink® remote monitoring.
Ease of Operation
        
  • Change ground speeds easily – in large (half gear) or small (one-tenth gear) increments – with detented thumb roller.
  •     
  • New Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) places machine data, settings menus, grade control data and more conveniently in front of the operator.
  •     
  • Display enables coded start and operator profiles.
  •     
  • Improved blade feedback with updated implement joystick.
  •     
  • More ground clearance and better penetration with new high-lift, multi-shank ripper.

Service Refill Capacities

Power Train
39.1gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
6.5gal (US)
Cooling System
12.2gal (US)
Fuel Tank
97.2gal (US)
DEF Tank
4.5gal (US)
Pivot Shaft Compartment
1.3gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
3.6gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
16.5gal (US)
Roller Frames - Each
6.6gal (US)

Engine

Note (1)
All non road Tier 4 diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend by volume) are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less ULSD
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 at 1,200 rpm
245HP
Note (2)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
215HP
Displacement
567in³
Flywheel Power
215HP
Engine Model
Cat C9.3 ACERT™
Build Number
19

Dimensions - LGP

Note (3)
(3) All dimensions above with Heavy Duty undercarriage. XL and XW with SU blade, LGP with S blade with no rear attachments unless otherwise specified and calculated per ISO 16754.
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Track
10.5ft
Machine Height - To Product Link Antenna(1)
10.83ft
Length - Basic Tractor(2)
14.5ft
Length - Track on Ground
10.67ft
Ground Clearance
16in
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)(3)
5.11psi

Dimensions - XL VPAT

Note (3)
(3) All dimensions above with Heavy Duty undercarriage. XL and XW with SU blade, LGP with S blade with no rear attachments unless otherwise specified and calculated per ISO 16754.
Length - Basic Tractor(2)
16.08ft
Machine Height - To Product Link Antenna(1)
10.67ft
Note (2)
(2) Add 218 mm (9 in) for drawbar. Add 1387 mm/1291 mm (4'7"/4'3") for ripper on short track roller frame and long track roller frame machines respectively.
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)(3)
9.78psi
Note (1)
(1) Height measured from ground line. Add grouser height for total dimension on hard surfaces. When Cat GRADE with 3D antennas are installed, overall machine height increases by approximately 82 mm (3.2 in).
Length - Track on Ground
9.25ft
Ground Clearance
15in
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Track
8.92ft

Dimensions - XL

Note (1)
(1) Height measured from ground line. Add grouser height for total dimension on hard surfaces. When Cat GRADE with 3D antennas are installed, overall machine height increases by approximately 82 mm (3.2 in).
Ground Clearance
15in
Length - Track on Ground
9.25ft
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Track
8ft
Length - Basic Tractor(2)
13.83ft
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)(3)
8.66psi
Note (3)
(3) All dimensions above with Heavy Duty undercarriage. XL and XW with SU blade, LGP with S blade with no rear attachments unless otherwise specified and calculated per ISO 16754.
Note (2)
(2) Add 218 mm (9 in) for drawbar. Add 1387 mm/1291 mm (4'7"/4'3") for ripper on short track roller frame and long track roller frame machines respectively.
Machine Height - To Product Link Antenna(1)
10.67ft

Operating Weights

Note
Operating weight includes blade, lubricants, coolant, full fuel tank, standard track, ROPS/FOPS cab, drawbar and operator.
LGP VPAT
54526lb
LGP A
53829lb
XW A
49797lb
XW SU
48909lb
XW VPAT
54045lb
LGP S
51385lb
XL VPAT
53042lb
XL SU
47138lb
XL A
47846lb

Dimensions

Note (2)
(2) Add 218 mm (9 in) for drawbar. Add 1387 mm/1291 mm (4'7"/4'3") for ripper on short track roller frame and long track roller frame machines respectively.
Note (1)
(1) Height measured from ground line. Add grouser height for total dimension on hard surfaces. When Cat GRADE with 3D antennas are installed, overall machine height increases by approximately 82 mm (3.2 in).

Blades - Width

XW SU - Blade
11.7ft
XL A - Blade
13.7ft
XL SU - Blade
10.7ft
LGP S-Blade
13.3ft
LGP VPAT - Blade
13.7ft
XL VPAT - Blade
12.7ft
LGP A-Blade
16.6ft
XW A - Blade
14.8ft
XW VPAT - Blade
13.7ft

Dimensions - XW VPAT

Note (1)
(1) Height measured from ground line. Add grouser height for total dimension on hard surfaces. When Cat GRADE with 3D antennas are installed, overall machine height increases by approximately 82 mm (3.2 in).
Length - Track on Ground
10.67ft
Note (3)
(3) All dimensions above with Heavy Duty undercarriage. XL and XW with SU blade, LGP with S blade with no rear attachments unless otherwise specified and calculated per ISO 16754.
Machine Height - To Product Link Antenna(1)
10.83ft
Length - Basic Tractor(2)
16.42ft
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)(3)
6.92psi
Note (2)
(2) Add 218 mm (9 in) for drawbar. Add 1387 mm/1291 mm (4'7"/4'3") for ripper on short track roller frame and long track roller frame machines respectively.
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Track
9.83ft
Ground Clearance
16in

Dimensions - LGP VPAT

Note (2)
(2) Add 218 mm (9 in) for drawbar. Add 1387 mm/1291 mm (4'7"/4'3") for ripper on short track roller frame and long track roller frame machines respectively.
Ground Clearance
16in
Length - Basic Tractor(2)
16.42ft
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Track
10.33ft
Length - Track on Ground
10.67ft
Note (1)
(1) Height measured from ground line. Add grouser height for total dimension on hard surfaces. When Cat GRADE with 3D antennas are installed, overall machine height increases by approximately 82 mm (3.2 in).
Machine Height - To Product Link Antenna(1)
10.83ft
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)(3)
6.28psi
Note (3)
(3) All dimensions above with Heavy Duty undercarriage. XL and XW with SU blade, LGP with S blade with no rear attachments unless otherwise specified and calculated per ISO 16754.

Dimensions - XW

Length - Basic Tractor(2)
13.83ft
Note (3)
(3) All dimensions above with Heavy Duty undercarriage. XL and XW with SU blade, LGP with S blade with no rear attachments unless otherwise specified and calculated per ISO 16754.
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)(3)
6.64psi
Note (2)
(2) Add 218 mm (9 in) for drawbar. Add 1387 mm/1291 mm (4'7"/4'3") for ripper on short track roller frame and long track roller frame machines respectively.
Width - Tractor - Without Trunnions - Standard Track
9.17ft
Note (1)
(1) Height measured from ground line. Add grouser height for total dimension on hard surfaces. When Cat GRADE with 3D antennas are installed, overall machine height increases by approximately 82 mm (3.2 in).
Ground Clearance
15in
Machine Height - To Product Link Antenna(1)
10.67ft
Length - Track on Ground
9.25ft

Blades - Capacity

LGP VPAT - Blade
6.57yd³
XL A - Blade
5.17yd³
XL SU - Blade
7.26yd³
LGP A-Blade
6.46yd³
XW SU - Blade
7.38yd³
LGP S-Blade
4.96yd³
XW VPAT - Blade
6.57yd³
XL VPAT - Blade
6.07yd³
XW A - Blade
5.69yd³

Weights

Operating Weight
47138lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Power Train
    • Coolant, extended life
    • Shift management - automatic directional and downshift controlled throttle, load compensated
    • Aftercooler, air to air (ATAAC)
    • Torque divider, lock-up
    • Transmission, electronically controlled powershift, four speed
    • Air filter with electronic service indicator
    • Turbocharger, wastegate
    • Fuel priming pump, electric
    • Final drives, single reduction planetary
    • Ecology drain
    • C9.3 ACERT diesel engine U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine with aftertreatment
    • Parking brake, electronic
    • Full Auto Shift
    • Starting aid, ether, automatic
    • Air cleaner, strata tube precleaner with dust ejection
    • Radiator, aluminum bar plate
    • Fuel water separator
    • Fan, hydraulic
  • Undercarriage
    • Track adjusters, hydraulic
    • Rollers, lifetime lubricated
    • Track, lifetime lubricated
    • Equalizer bar
    • Guards, end track guiding
    • Idlers, center tread
    • Track roller frames, tubular
    • Carrier rollers
    • Sprocket rim segments, replaceable
    • Clamp master link
  • Electrical
    • Alarm, backup
    • Alternator, brushless
    • Batteries, two maintenance free 12V (1400 cca)(24V system), heavy duty
    • Converter, two 10 amp 12V outlets
    • Connector, diagnostic
    • Starter, heavy duty, 24V
    • Horn, forward warning
    • Jacket water heater, 120V
    • Light, work, underhood
  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioner, ROPS mounted
    • Armrest, adjustable
    • Cab, ROPS/FOPS, sound suppressed and pressurized
    • Cup holders
    • Decelerator and brake pedal
    • Electro-hydraulics implement and steering controls
    • 180 mm (7 in) full color LCD display: engine coolant, power train oil, and hydraulic oil temperature, fuel and DEF level and engine RPM/gear display, hours, time and slope indicate
    • Camera ready
    • Foot pads, dash
    • Heater
    • Hour meter, electronic
    • Mirror, rearview
    • Power train control module: throttle dial, electronic; manual shift mode switch; bi-directional shift dial
    • Radio, AM/FM
    • Seat, cloth, air-suspension
    • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
    • Wipers, two speed
    • Glove box
  • Technology
    • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist
    • Product Link
    • Stable blade
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • CD ROM parts book
    • Engine enclosures, perforated
    • Front pull device
    • Guards, hinged bottom
    • Ground level service center with remote electrical disconnect, secondary shutdown switch and hour meter
    • Hood, perforated
    • Hydraulics, independent steering, work tool and fan pumps
    • Hydrualics, load sensing, dozer lift and tilt
    • Mounting, lift cylinder
    • Oil cooler, hydraulic
    • Radiator doors, perforated, louvered, and hinged
    • SOS sampling ports
    • Vandalism protection for fluid compartments and battery box

Optional Equipment:

  • Power Train
    • Final drive, LGP
    • Final drive, LGP guarded
    • Engine, thermal shield
    • Oil change system, high speed
    • Final drive, XL VPAT
    • Final drive, XW, XW guarded
    • Final drive, XL, XL guarded
    • Precleaner, with screen
  • Undercarriage
    • Track Pairs (LGP Tractor, 45 Section) - Heavy Duty: 710 mm (28 in) Moderate Service; 760 mm (30 in) Extreme Service; 760 mm (30 in) Extreme Service, Trapezoidal; 915 mm (36 in) Moderate Service; 915 mm (36 in) Extreme Service, Trapezoidal; 1000 mm (39 in) Self-Clean
  • Hydraulics
    • Fa, autoreversing
  • Rear Attachment Hydraulics And Controls
    • Hydraulics, ripper
    • Controls, winch
    • No rear hydraulics
    • Ripper tooth, straight
    • Hydraulics, winch/ripper
    • Ripper tooth, curved
  • Starters, Batteries And Alternators
    • Alternator, 150 amp, ducted
    • Engine coolant, Arctic (-50 degrees Celcius/-58 degrees Fahrenheight)
  • Electrical
    • Light, warning, strobe
    • Lights: Lighting Group (6-Basic); Lighting Group (10); Lighting Group (8-Sweeps); Lighting Group (6-Basic with Screen); Lighting Group (10-Premium with Screen)
    • Light, warning, strobe with plate
  • Operator Environment
    • Cab, single pane, screen ready
    • Air conditioner, ROPS
    • Seat, air suspension
    • Seat, cloth, heated
    • Seat, heated and ventilated
    • Radio, AM/FM
    • Visibility Arrangement, single camera
  • Technology Products
    • Machine control
    • Control, basic
    • AccuGrade Ready Option (ARO)
    • Cat GRADE with 3D
    • Product Link, Cellular PLE641
    • Product Link, Satellite PLE631
  • Safety And Security
    • Alarm, backup
    • Alarm, backup, guarded
    • Grab handles: Basic; Heavy Duty; Heavy Duty, sweeps; VPAT; Heavy Duty, VPAT; Sweeps; Screen, rear; Screens, side; Screens, door; Rear vision camera
  • Fuel Systems
    • Fuel tank, fast fill
  • Guards
    • Bottom guards
    • Guard, bottom, sealed, heavy duty
    • Guard, chassis
    • Guard, chassis, VPAT
    • Guard, fuel tank
    • Guard, fuel tank, fast fill
    • Guard, lights
    • Seal group, high debris
  • Attachments
    • Rear attachments
    • No rear attachment
    • Ripper, mult-shank
    • Winch package, standard speed
    • PA56 winch pakcage, slow speed
    • Drawbar, rigid short
    • Drawbar, rigid long
    • Striker bar box, rear
    • Striker bar box, rear with hydraulics
  • Other Attachments
    • Striker bars, front
    • Striker bar, rear
    • Fairlead, three rollers
    • Fourth roller
    • Counterweights: Additional, Rear, Rear slab
    • Hitch, front
    • Towing device, pull-hook
  • Field Installed Attachments
    • PA56 winch standard and installation arrangement
    • PA56 winch slow and installation arrangement
    • Fairlead, three rollers
    • Fourth roller
  • Bulldozer Installation Packages
    • 6SU XL
    • 6SU XL, guarded
    • 6A XL
    • 6A XL HD
    • 6SU XW
    • 6SU XW, guarded
    • 6A XW
    • 6S LGP
    • 6S LGP, guarded
    • 6A LGP
    • VPAT XL
    • VPAT XL, GRADE with 3D
    • VPAT XW/LGP
    • VPAT XW/LGP, GRADE with 3D
    • Lift cylinders
    • Standard, XL/XW or LGP
    • GRADE, XL/XW or LGP
  • Blades
    • 6SU XL ARO
    • 6SU XL Landfill
    • 6A XL
    • 6SU XW ARO
    • 6SU XW, Landfill
    • 6A XW
    • 6S LGP ARO
    • 6S LGP, Landfill
    • 6A LGP
  • Special Arrangements
    • Waste Handling Arrangement
    • Forestry Arrangement

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