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Caterpillar 740 Off-Highway Truck


Articulating/Rigid Articulated

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1)31.4 cu yd
Struck24.2 cu yd
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:133.5 cu yd
Tailgate Struck25.5 cu yd

Body Hoist

Lower Time7 seconds
Raise Time12 seconds

Body Plate Thickness

Base0.7 in
Front0.4 in
Scow0.7 in
Side0.5 in


Dump Ground Clearance2.3 ft
Dump Height23.2 ft
Ground Clearance1.9 ft
Overall Height12.3 ft
Overall Length35.8 ft
Overall Width11.3 ft
Wheelbase17.2 ft


Drive Config 6x6


Capacity - Heaped30 cu yd
Capacity - Struck22.8 cu yd
Dump Angle70 deg
Lower Time7 seconds
Raise Time12 seconds
Rated Payload83775.7 lbs


Bore5.4 in
Displacement926 cu in
Engine ModelCat C15 ACERT
Gross Power464 hp
Gross Power - SAE J1995469 hp
Model3408E ATAAC
Net Power445 hp
Net Power - EEC 80/1269458 hp
Net Power - ISO 9249458 hp
Net Power - SAE J1349453 hp
Number of Cylinders6
Power Measured @1700 rpm
Stroke6.8 in

Operating Specifications

Cooling System Fluid Capacity21.2 gal
Engine Oil Capacity10.1 gal
Fuel Capacity148 gal
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity61.6 gal
Tire Size29.5R25
Transmission Fluid Capacity19.1 gal

Operating Weights

Center Axle - Empty15873 lbs
Center Axle - Loaded53683 lbs
Center Axle - Rated Load37809 lbs
Front Axle - Empty42770 lbs
Front Axle - Loaded54234 lbs
Front Axle - Rated Load11464 lbs
Rear Axle - Empty14330 lbs
Rear Axle - Loaded52139 lbs
Rear Axle - Rated Load37809 lbs
Total - Empty72973 lbs
Total - Loaded160055 lbs
Total - Rated Load87083 lbs

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System21.1 gal
Engine Crankcase9.5 gal
Final Drives/Differential19 gal
Fuel Tank140.5 gal
Hydraulic System86.6 gal
Output Transfer Gear Box4.8 gal
Transmission19 gal

Sound Levels

Interior Cab79 dB(A)


BrakesISO 3450 - 1996
Cab - FOPSISO 3449 Level II - 2005
Cab - ROPSISO 3471 - 2008
SteeringISO 5010 - 2007


Forward - 15.5 mph
Forward - 27.5 mph
Forward - 310.2 mph
Forward - 413.7 mph
Forward - 518.6 mph
Forward - 625.1 mph
Forward - 734 mph
Max Speed34 mph
Number of Forward Gears7
Number of Reverse Gears2
Reverse - 15.2 mph
Reverse - 27.2 mph


Center Axle - empty15542.6 lbs
Center Axle - loaded52062.2 lbs
Front Axle - empty42791.8 lbs
Front Axle - loaded53528.3 lbs
Operating Weight 151760 lbs
Rear Axle - empty14065.5 lbs
Rear Axle - loaded50585.1 lbs
Total Empty72399.9 lbs
Total Loaded156175.5 lbs

See all of the Caterpillar 740s we have listed for sale.
  • A Caterpillar 740 From Cleveland Brothers for $579,890.00 USD

  • A 2011 Caterpillar 740 From UCM, Inc. (Used Construction Machinery) for $229,000.00 USD

  • A 2011 Caterpillar 740 From T-K-O Equipment Co. for $125,000.00 USD

  • A 2007 Caterpillar 740 From ECCO Equipment Corp. for $115,000.00 USD

  • A 2006 Caterpillar 740 From Hendrix Machinery LLC for $98,500.00 USD

  • A 2007 Caterpillar 740 From Hendrix Machinery LLC for $98,500.00 USD

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