Track Loaders

953K Track Loader

Flywheel Power

154 HP

Operating Weight

33,852 lb

Capacity - General Purpose

2.4 yd³


backhoe loader

953K Track Loader

Flywheel Power

154 HP

Operating Weight

33,852 lb

Capacity - General Purpose

2.4 yd³


Save money and transport time with one rugged machine for land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. Crawler loaders give you reduced ground pressure and better traction so you can start the job earlier and work longer in soft underfoot conditions. Purpose-built Waste Handler, Ship Hold and Partial Steel Mill configurations stand up to the toughest applications. This new generation of Cat® Track Loaders brings you all of this, plus improved performance and fuel efficiency.

      • Flywheel Power

        154 HP

        115 kW

        Engine Model

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Cat C7.1

        Net Power (Rated) - SAE J1349/ISO 9249

        154 HP

        115 kW

        Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249 (DIN)

        156 HP

        156 HP


        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final or China Nonroad Stage III, India Bharat III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA

        Note (1)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        All nonroad Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB and IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.

        Note (2)

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        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.

      • Operating Weight

        33,852 lb

        15,355 kg

        Operating Weight(1)

        34,484 lb

        15,642 kg


        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

      • Fuel Tank

        70 gal (US)

        265 l

        DEF Tank(1)

        4.2 gal (US)

        16 l


        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

      • Overall Machine Length*

        251.5 in

        6,389 mm

        Machine Height - Top of Cab

        124.2 in

        3,155 mm

        Height - Top of Stack

        110.3 in

        2,804 mm

        Overall Machine Height - Bucket Fully Raised

        183.7 in

        4,666 mm

        Overall Machine Width without Bucket: Standard Tracks - 480 mm (19.7 in) Shoes

        91.2 in

        2,316 mm

        Overall Machine Width without Bucket: Narrow Tracks - 380 mm (14.9 in) Shoes

        87.2 in

        2,216 mm


        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        *With general purpose bucket and extra duty teeth.

      • Track Gauge

        72.3 in

        1,836 mm

        Track Shoe Width - Standard

        18.9 in

        480 mm

        Track Shoe Width - Optional

        14.9 in

        380 mm

        Track on Ground

        91.3 in

        2,320 mm

        Ground Contact Area - Standard Shoe

        3,410 in²


        Ground Contact Area - Optional Shoe

        2,790 in²


        Ground Pressure(1) - Standard Shoe

        8.8 psi

        60.7 kPa

        Ground Pressure(1) - Optional Shoe

        11.1 psi

        76.7 kPa

        Ground Pressure - Standard Shoe

        8.6 psi

        59.6 kPa

        Ground Pressure - Optional Shoe

        10.9 psi

        75.3 kPa


        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        (1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

      • Capacity - General Purpose

        2.4 yd³


        Capacity - Multi-Purpose

        2.1 yd³


        Capacity - Performance Series

        2.5 yd³


        Width - General Purpose

        97.8 in

        2,485 mm

        Width - Multi-Purpose

        97.3 in

        2,471 mm

        Width - Performance Series

        99.8 in

        2,536 mm


        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        Buckets equipped with teeth and segments.

      • Air Conditioning

        93.0 in

        93.0 mm

        The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

      • NOTE

      • Power Train

        • Cat C7.1 diesel engine, turbo charged with Air-To-Air After Cooler (ATAAC)

        • Modular cooling system for engine air intake, oil and water

        • Radiator fan, electronically controlled, hydraulically driven, temperature sensing, on demand

        • Electro Hydrostatic Control (EHC) for transmission with travel and work modes

        • Engine idle shutdown

        • Auto engine speed control

        • Electric fuel pump

        • Water separator

        • Air cleaner dry-type, axial seal with integral precleaner and dust ejection system, electronic filter condition indicator

        • Starting aid, glow plug

        • Cat extended life coolant

      • Undercarriage

        • Cat heavy duty undercarriage: 953K (37 sections), 1836 mm (72.3 in) track gauge

        • Track guiding guards, end section

        • Track adjuster, hydraulic

        • Sprocket rims, with replaceable bolt-on tough steel segments

        • Guards, sprocket

        • Six track rollers per side with two upper carrier rollers, lifetime lubricated

        • Idlers, conventional type, lifetime lubricated

        • Oscillating track roller frames

      • Electrical

        • Alternator, 24V, heavy duty brushless

        • Backup alarm

        • Electric horn

        • Two heavy duty batteries, high output, maintenance free: 900 CCA

        • Switch, main disconnect

        • Starter, electric (heavy duty, 24V)

      • Operator Environment

        • Pressurized, sound suppressed, ROPS/FOPS cab with tinted glass and right side sliding window

        • Air conditioning and heating

        • Heater/defroster with automatic temperature control

        • Seat, fabric-covered, air suspended, adjustable

        • Adjustable armrests

        • Electro hydraulic, seat mounted control levers with faster processing

        • Seat belt, retractable, with buckling indicator on dash

        • Electronic Monitoring System with gauges for: Engine coolant temperature; Hydraulic oil temperature; Fuel level; Engine oil pressure; Diesel Exhaust Fluid level (when equipped)

        • Engine RPM and gear display

        • Hour meter, electronic

        • Throttle switch rotary with Eco Mode

        • Center brake pedal

        • Independent forward/reverse speed range settings

        • Travel speed limiter, electronic

        • Mirror, rearview, inside, adjustable

        • Radio ready, Includes 24V to 12V converter, speakers, antenna and 12V power outlet

        • Coat hook

        • Storage compartments under left armrest

        • Document holder on right console

        • Floor mat, rubber, heavy duty

        • Windshield washer and wipers, multiple speed front and rear

        • Durable metal roof

        • Parking brake switch and 'brake-on' indicator light

        • Fender

      • Other Standard Equipment

        • Sound suppression, exterior

        • Z-bar loader linkage

        • Load sensing variable displacement implement pump

        • Implement cylinders with sensors

        • Operator programmable lift and tilt kickouts

        • Engine enclosure with lockable doors

        • Radiator core 6.5 fins-per-inch, debris resistant

        • Hinged radiator guard and swing out fan

        • Full bottom guards

        • Ecology drains on hydraulic oil tank

        • Product Link ready

        • Oil sampling valves

        • Cat XT hoses

        • HYDO Advanced 10

      • NOTE

      • Power Train

        • Cat C7.1 diesel engine with engine mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards OR Cat C7.1 diesel engine to meet China Nonroad Stage III, India Bharat III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA

        • Demand fan, reversing

        • Air inlet, precleaner, turbine

        • Transmission control, V-lever or joystick

      • Operator Environment

        • Standard cab with four halogen lights (two forward-facing roof mounted, two rear-facing integrated into air conditioning unit)

        • Deluxe cab with sliding windows, Bluetooth radio microphone, eight LED lights (four forward-facing, two sideways facing, two rear-facing integrated into air conditioning unit)

        • Seat, cloth, air suspension, no side-to-side isolator

        • Radio, AM/FM/AUX/USB/Bluetooth

        • Easy access package (grab irons and steps)

        • Cab air precleaner

        • Front light guards

        • Windshield protection

      • Hydraulics

        • Hydraulic oil, biodegradable

        • Hydraulics Packages: General Purpose - Two-valve, joystick Three-valve, joystick; Two-valve, two levers; Three-valve, two levers

        • Hydraulics Packages: Multi-Purpose - Three-valve, joystick; Four-valve, joystick

      • Fuel Systems

        • Fast fill fuel tank

        • Fuel tank refueling pump

      • Undercarriage

        • Idler guard

        • Idler guard, ship hold

        • Full length track roller guard

        • Full length track roller guard, heavy duty

        • Track Groups (37 sections) - Heavy Duty Track Groups: 380 mm double grouser, 380 mm double grouser, sealed; 480 mm double grouser, 480 mm double grouser, center hole, 800 mm double grouser

        • Track Groups (37 sections) - SystemOne Track Groups: 380 mm double grouser, 480 mm double grouser

      • Buckets

        • General Purpose: 1.7 m³, flush

        • General Purpose: 1.8 m³

        • General purpose: 1.8 m³, full edge

        • General Purpose: 1.8 m³, heavy duty

        • General Purpose: 2.1 m³, Performance Series

        • Multi-Purpose: 1.8 m³

        • Wide: 2.2 m³, flush

        • Landfill: 2.3 m³

        • Landfill: 2.1 m³, heavy duty

      • Starters, Batteries and Alternators

        • Cold weather package, 120V - two 12V batteries (1,400 CCA), 120V engine coolant heater, ether starting aid

        • Antifreeze -50 degrees Celcius

      • Other Attachments

        • Counterweight, light, 230 kg (507 lb)

        • Counterweight, additional, 220 kg (485 lb)

        • Ripper, multi-shank

        • Hitch, ripper

        • Striker bars, rear

        • Additional work tools: Fusion Quick Coupler, Blades, Forks, Material handling arms, Rakes, Trim blade or two-way dozer

      • Electrical

      • Maintenance and Related Attachments

        • Fuel tank sediment pump

        • High speed oil change system

        • Service package, extended: Manual hydraulic system enabling cab tilt and lock at 30 degrees safely in the field; Windshield, sealed; Shovel holder (shovel not included)

      • Technology Products

        • Product Link - Satellite

        • Product Link - Cellular

        • Grade Control receiver mast

      • Special Arrangements

        • Waste Package, Heavy Duty

        • Waste Package, Heavy Duty, Enhanced Cleaning

        • Ship Hold Package, Heavy Duty

        • Partial Steel Mill Package, Heavy Duty

        • Low Ground Pressure Package, Heavy Duty


      • Every purchase backed by a full menu of service and support offerings

      • Flexible financing options designed to fit your budget

      • Commitment to providing expert training to maximize operations

      • Value Agreements to ensure proper maintenance and performance