The CAT 973 Track Loader is a powerful and versatile machine designed to tackle a wide range of tasks in construction, landscaping, and other industries. With its robust tracks and powerful engine, it offers exceptional traction and performance even in challenging terrain. The 973 Track Loader features a spacious and comfortable operator cabin with intuitive controls, ensuring operator comfort and productivity during long hours of operation. Equipped with a variety of attachments, including buckets, forks, and grapples, it can handle tasks such as loading, grading, and material handling with ease. Built with CAT’s renowned durability and reliability, the 973 Track Loader is a trusted solution for demanding job sites, providing years of dependable performance.

Product Features for CAT 973 Track Loaders: 

  • High-Performance Engine: The CAT 973 Track Loader is powered by a robust diesel engine, delivering high levels of power and torque for efficient material handling and loading tasks.
  • Durable Undercarriage: Built with a rugged undercarriage, including heavy-duty tracks, rollers, and idlers, the CAT 973 Track Loader offers superior traction and stability on various terrains, ensuring reliable performance in challenging working environments.
  • Versatile Attachments: With compatibility for a wide range of attachments such as buckets, forks, grapples, and more, the CAT 973 Track Loader provides versatility to tackle diverse material handling applications effectively.
  • Comfortable Operator Environment: The operator cab of the CAT 973 Track Loader is designed for operator comfort and productivity, featuring ergonomic controls, adjustable seating, and excellent visibility for enhanced operator comfort and efficiency during long work shifts.
  • Advanced Control System: Equipped with advanced control systems and technology, the CAT 973 Track Loader offers precise and responsive operation, allowing operators to achieve optimal performance and productivity with ease.
  • Intelligent Monitoring System: The CAT 973 Track Loader features an intelligent monitoring system that provides real-time data on machine performance, fuel consumption, and maintenance intervals, enabling proactive maintenance and maximizing uptime.
  • Easy Maintenance: Designed for ease of maintenance, the CAT 973 Track Loader features accessible service points and convenient access to key components for routine inspections and servicing, minimizing downtime and reducing overall operating costs. Regular maintenance ensures the longevity and reliability of the equipment.

Product Specifications for CAT 973 Track Loaders: 


  • Flywheel Power: 275 HP
  • Model: Cat C9.3B
  • Net Power – ISO 9249/SAE J1349: 275 HP
  • Net Power – ISO 9249 (DIN): 279 mhp
  • Emissions: Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Stage V, China Nonroad Stage IV, Japan 2014 emission standards or Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/ EU Stage IIIA.


  • Operating Weight: 65,901 lb
  • Standard Operating Weight: 65,901 lb
  • Low Ground Pressure (LGP) Operating Weight: 71,218 lb
  • Waste Handler Operating Weight: 67,164 lb


  • Fuel Tank: 119 gal (US)
  • DEF Tank: 9.2 gal (US)


  • Overall Machine Length: 295 in
  • Machine Height – Top of Cab: 138.2 in
  • Overall Width – Without Bucket: 111.6 in
  • Hinge Pin Height at Maximum Lift: 166.1 in


  • Track on Ground: 115.3 in
  • Track Rollers/Shoes – Each Side: 40


  • Capacity – General Purpose: 4.2 yd³
  • Capacity – Multi-Purpose: 3.9 yd³
  • Capacity – Performance Series: 5 yd³
  • Capacity – Landfill: 6.4 yd³
  • Capacity – Slag: 3.9 yd³
  • Width – General Purpose: 118.5 in
  • Width – Multi-Purpose: 116.6 in
  • Width – Performance Series: 118.7 in
  • Width – Landfill: 118.5 in
  • Width – Slag: 116.5 in


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

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