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297D2 XHP Multi Terrain Loader

The Cat® 297D2 XHP 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.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Engine Model Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
  • Net Power 106 hp
  • Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load 4800 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity: 35% Tipping Load 3360 lb

PRICE (USD)
Call 800-637-5000 for rate information

Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
  • Net Power
    106 hp
  • Gross Power SAE J1995
    110 hp
  • Net Power SAE 1349
    106 hp
  • Net Power ISO 9249
    107 hp
  • Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995
    276 lbf-ft
  • Displacement
    232 in3
  • Bore
    3.9 in
  • Stroke
    4.7 in
  • Engine Model
    Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
  • Net Power
    106 HP
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995
    110 HP
  • Net Power - SAE 1349
    106 HP
  • Displacement
    232 in³
  • Bore
    3.9 in
  • Stroke
    4.7 in
  • Net Power - ISO 9249
    107 HP
  • Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
    276 ft·lbf

Operating Specifications

  • Rated Operating Capacities: 50% Tipping Load
    4800 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity: 35% Tipping Load
    3360 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity: 50% Tipping Load
    4800 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
    5060 lb
  • Tipping Load
    9600 lb
  • Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
    7468 lb
  • Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder
    6072 lb
  • Ground Contact Area
    2561 in2
  • Ground Pressure
    4.3 psi
  • Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
  • Rated Operating Capacities - 50% Tipping Load
    4800 lb
  • Tipping Load
    9600 lb
  • Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
    7468 lb
  • Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder
    6072 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
    5060 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacities - 35% Tipping Load
    3360 lb
  • Ground Contact Area
    2561 in²
  • Ground Pressure
    4.3 psi
  • Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA

Power Train

  • Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): One Speed
    5.9 mph
  • Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): Two Speed
    9.4 mph
  • Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
    5.9 mile/h
  • Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed
    9.4 mile/h

Weights

  • Operating Weight
    10918 lb
  • Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
  • Operating Weight
    10918 lb
  • Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA

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 (DEF) Tank
    5 gal
  • Cooling System
    4.1 gal (US)
  • Engine Crankcase
    3.5 gal (US)
  • Fuel Tank
    32.2 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System
    14.5 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank
    10.3 gal (US)
  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
    5 gal (US)

Dimensions

  • Length of Track on Ground
    71.1 in
  • Overall Length of Track
    90.0 in
  • Length without Bucket
    126.0 in
  • Length with Bucket on Ground
    155.2 in
  • Height to Top of Cab
    83.2 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
  • Ground Clearance
    8.8 in
  • Departure Angle
    30°
  • Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
  • Vehicle Width
    78.1 in
  • Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear
    73.4 in
  • Turning Radius from Center – Coupler
    59.2 in
  • Turning Radius from Center – Bucket (racked)
    91.8 in
  • Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
    49.6 in
  • Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
    83°
  • Bucket Pin Reach at Maximum Lift
    15.2 in
  • Roll Back Angle
    27°
  • Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
  • Length - Track on Ground
    71.1 in
  • Overall Length - Track
    90 in
  • Height - Top of Cab
    83.2 in
  • Vehicle Width
    78.1 in
  • Ground Clearance
    8.8 in
  • Departure Angle
    30°
  • Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
  • Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
    7.9 in
  • Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
    127.6 in
  • Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
    15.2 in
  • Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
    96.3 in
  • Length - With Bucket on Ground
    155.2 in
  • Length - Without Bucket
    126 in
  • Maximum Overall Height
    160.5 in
  • Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
    49.6 in
  • Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
    83°
  • Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
    30.5 in
  • Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked)
    91.8 in
  • Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
    59.2 in
  • Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
    73.4 in
  • Note
    Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA
  • Roll Back Angle
    27°

Cab

  • ROPS
    ISO 3471:2008
  • FOPS
    ISO 3449:2005 Level I
  • FOPS Level II
    ISO 3449:2005 Level II
  • ROPS
    ISO 3471:2008
  • FOPS
    ISO 3449:2005 Level I
  • FOPS Level II
    ISO 3449:2005 Level II

Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Flow – XHP: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    4061 psi
  • Hydraulic Flow – XHP: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow*
    40 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Flow – XHP: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    94 hp
  • Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335 psi
  • Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow
    23 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    44 hp
  • Note
    *When equipped with Cat 400 Series work tools.
  • Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
    44 HP
  • Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
    23 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335 psi
  • Hydraulic Flow - XHP - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
    94 HP
  • Hydraulic Flow - XHP - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow*
    40 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Flow - XHP - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    4061 psi
  • Note
    *When equipped with Cat 400 Series work tools.

Noise Level

  • Inside Cab*
    83 dB(A)
  • Outside Cab**
    104 dB(A)
  • Note
    Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
  • Note
    *The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan spee
  • Note
    **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
  • Inside Cab*
    83 dB(A)
  • Note (1)
    Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
  • Note (2)
    *The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan spee
  • Note (3)
    **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
  • Outside Cab**
    104 dB(A)

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 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.
  • Air Conditioning
    The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.

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 Cat Multi Terrain Loaders the industry leader in operator comfort.

Advanced Display

Maximize machine capability and control with the standard Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, Hystat™ response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Powerful Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. XHP hydraulic system provides high flow and high pressure that delivers industry leading hydraulic horsepower to efficiently run even the most power hungry work tools. Electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner.

Suspended Undercarriage

Standard dual level suspension undercarriage combined with the Speed Sensitive Ride Control system provides better load retention, improved operator comfort and one of the smoothest rides in the industry. The dual suspension undercarriage features oscillating roller wheel assemblies that independently pivot to provide maximum track on the ground.

Outstanding Versatility

Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools make the Cat Multi Terrain Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Easy Service

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

Standard Equipment:

  • Electrical
    • 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, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • Operator Environment
    • 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
    • High Back Cloth Seat with Air Suspension, Heated with Recline and Lumbar Support and Fully Adjustable Seat Mounted Controls
    • 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, Rear and Side Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) and Foot Throttle, Electronic with Decel Feature
    • 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; Rearview Camera Included
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • Power Train
    • 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)
    • Speed Sensitive Ride Control
  • Other
    • 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
    • Product Link PL240, Cellular
  • Mandatory Equipment
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE:
      • Performance Package H3: XHP Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE:
      • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, Air Ride Seat (High Back and Heated) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)

Optional Equipment:

  • Optional Equipment
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
    • External Counterweights
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)