D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders


The D3 Series takes the single most important part of any machine and puts this at the top of the list for driving enhancements in these latest designs and features. What’s the single most important part of a machine? You, the operator. Which is why the D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders have been completely designed with your needs and what’s most important to you in mind. Taking real insights from real customers, this series offers customer-driven enhancements paired with the latest industry-first features and innovations in comfort, performance, and smart technology.


Experience what YOU inspired. With real customer insights, Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders are purpose-built with your needs in mind. COMFORT, PERFORMANCE, and SMART TECHNOLOGY are at the forefront of modifications to this new series. Enjoy a smoother ride with a more comfortable and sensible operator station layout. See your efficiency increase with the new performance-tuned undercarriage and now standard Two-Speed in all D3 Series models. Allow Smart Technology to take your workday further with smart attachment integration and enjoy ease and precision when operating and interchanging attachments. See what all these machines have to offer:



The most important factor behind the Cat® D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders is you, the operator. We listened to your needs and developed industry-defining machines that elevate the operating experience for both comfortability and usability. A more comfortable operating experience means less fatigue and downtime, helping you and your crew stay on schedule. Experience the operator-focused comforts of the D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders:

    • 15% MORE CAB SPACE: We added more width between the joysticks to provide more room for comfort where operators need it most.
    • NEARLY 40% WIDER DOOR OPENING: Get in and out with ease, thanks to the up to 40% larger angle door opening.
    • INTUITIVE JOYSTICK CONTROLS: Enhanced intuitiveness and visibility of joystick buttons and controls allow you to focus on the task at hand without slowing down.
    • SAFE WORK MADE EASIER: With your safety in mind, parking brakes automatically engage when the machine is shift down. And when you are ready to get back to it, the touch of a button easily releases the brake.
    • HIGH-VISIBILITY SEATBELTS: Speaking of added safety, all Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders come equipped with a new hi-visibility orange seatbelt in every cab for optimized jobsite safety monitoring.



Finally, a machine that outmaneuvers and outperforms, giving you confidence in the most demanding situations. The D3 Series undercarriage improvements are engineered to eliminate unwanted machine pitching and rocking. The stability improvement is apparent when handling heavy loads, grading or dumping material into a truck, while still delivering excellent ride comfort, which makes tougher tasks easier on you and your machine:

  • Two-speed now comes standard in all D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders, giving you more top end speed and effortless toggle to one-speed for high torque performance
  • Boost your confidence and receive 20% INCREASED TRAVEL SPEED with a performance-tuned undercarriage



The Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders are equipped with Smart Technology, delivering next-level machine and attachment integration for optimum productivity and unmatched control. Once again, a first of its kind.

  • WHAT GOES INTO SMART TECHNOLOGY? Smart Technology delivers intuitive operation of a groundbreaking portfolio of Smart Attachments, a timesaver for operators and a game-changer for the construction industry. The plug-and-play recognition between the machine and attachment adapts the joystick controls to the Smart Attachment, making it easy to use without the need for separate controls. Smart Attachments help you minimize downtime and maximize productivity by making complex attachments easy to set up and use from the comfort of the cab. Watch how Cat Smart Technology works.


Save time and material by quickly and efficiently cutting, carrying and finishing your grading work. This six-way operation blade delivers a new and exciting way to grade:

  • Highly adjustable blade positioning
  • Plug-and-play attachments recognition
  • Special display screens additional information and control for the connected Smart Attachment
  • Tailored machine controls
  • Assist feature automatically corrects the blade position to maintain the desired slope with the operator making no manual adjustments
  • Plug-and-play ready for Grade Control with Dual Laser, GPS, Total Station and Sonic

See how the Smart Grader Blade with Assist works.


Ideal for cutting, moving and grading dirt, gravel, sand and virtually any other material used as a base. Integrated joysticks and operator-assist features help create smooth grades faster and with less operator effort:

  • Smart Attachment technology allows operator to complete level finish with ease
  • Angles can be set for repeating grading
  • Advanced machine display allows operator to view on-screen, the main slope and the side slope
  • Blade designed for both heavy dozing and fine grading

Check out how the D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders interact with various attachments.


Improve productivity and expand your multi-tasking capabilities with the new BH130 Smart Backhoe for the D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders. Utilizing industry-first technology, this attachment is designed to improve the operator experience in every way:

  • An industry first, operators can switch from travel to digging mode with a single button click
  • In digging mode, joysticks automatically convert to backhoe or excavator pattern
  • Productivity multiplier: BH130 is compatible with all Cat 3-ton Mini Excavator attachments
  • Fully featured with side-shift and auxiliary lines for powering additional tools
  • Superior working visibility

Watch Smart Backhoe in action.


Check out this D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders Overview with Product Expert, Kevin Coleman:


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