953K Track Loader

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Product Description

Save money and transport time with one machine for land clearing, digging, grading, truck loading, slope work and more. With track loaders you get lower ground pressure and better traction so you can start earlier and work longer in soft underfoot conditions. Cat® Track Loaders bring you all of this, plus improved performance and fuel efficiency. 

Flywheel Power
154 HP
115 kW
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Net Power (Rated) - SAE J1349/ISO 9249
154 HP
115 kW
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249 (DIN)
156 HP
156 HP
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)
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)
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
33852 lb
15355 kg
Operating Weight(1)
34484 lb
15642 kg
(1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank
70 gal (US)
265 l
DEF Tank(1)
4.2 gal (US)
16 l
(1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Overall Machine Length*
251.5 in
6389 mm
Machine Height - Top of Cab
124.2 in
3155 mm
Height - Top of Stack
110.3 in
2804 mm
Overall Machine Height - Bucket Fully Raised
183.7 in
4666 mm
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: Standard Tracks - 480 mm (19.7 in) Shoes
91.2 in
2316 mm
Overall Machine Width without Bucket: Narrow Tracks - 380 mm (14.9 in) Shoes
87.2 in
2216 mm
*With general purpose bucket and extra duty teeth.
Track Gauge
72.3 in
1836 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
2320 mm
Ground Contact Area - Standard Shoe
3410 in²
2.2 m²
Ground Contact Area - Optional Shoe
2790 in²
1.8 m²
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
(1) Machine equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Capacity - General Purpose
2.4 yd³
1.8 m³
Capacity - Multi-Purpose
2.1 yd³
1.6 m³
Capacity - Performance Series
2.5 yd³
2.1 m³
Width - General Purpose
97.8 in
2485 mm
Width - Multi-Purpose
97.3 in
2471 mm
Width - Performance Series
99.8 in
2536 mm
Buckets equipped with teeth and segments.
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 1.1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.573 metric tonnes.

Standard Equipment

Power Train
Operator Environment
Other Standard Equipment

Optional Equipment

Power Train
Operator Environment
Fuel Systems
Starters, Batteries and Alternators
Other Attachments
Maintenance and Related Attachments
Technology Products
Special Arrangements

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