Articulated Trucks

Cat 740 GC

Payload Capacity
Body Volume
335kW (449hp)

The Cat 740 GC articulated truck boasts a massive 22.7 m³ 36.3 tonne capacity and delivers best-in-class reliability, durability and efficient performance. This Cat articulated truck features the latest, world-class operator’s station which puts all controls within easy reach and is designed to make all aspects of machine operation as simple as possible, allowing operators to operate safely while maintaining productivity. The new Cat 740 GC features Advanced Automatic Traction Control (AATC), enabling instant response in high rolling resistance conditions and reducing driveline and tyre abuse to minimise tyre replacement costs. 

As a Cat articulated truck, the Cat 740 GC delivers optimised performance through a combination of proven air, fuel, electronic and after-treatment components. These include Advanced MEUI-C injector platforms to deliver precise fuel rates and increased injection pressures and innovative air-management systems that optimise airflow and enhance power, efficiency and reliability. The Cat 740 GC delivers superior fuel economy with minimised maintenance costs while providing the same great power and response as other Cat articulated trucks. 

Ideally matched to popular loading tools, this articulated truck is a productive machine in any fleet. If you’re looking for a Cat 740 for sale to add to your fleet, your local Hastings Deering branch has you covered — we have the Cat 740 GC and Cat 740 Ejector in stock and ready for you to trial today. 


Bore 137mm Displacement 15.2l Emissions The C15 engine meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards. Engine Model Cat® C15 Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C15 Gross Power - SAE J1995 337kW Net Power - ISO 14396 333kW Net Power - SAE J1349 327kW No Engine De-rating Below 3050m Note (1) The references to Tier 4 Final/Stage V include U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), as well as Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards. Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard. Note (3) The net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with alternator, air cleaner, muffler and fan at minimum speed. Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 327 kW (439 hp) per the SAE reference conditions. Note (5) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 22241-1. Requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications. Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 2320N·m Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 2264N·m Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200r/min Stroke 171.5mm
Rated Payload 36.3t
Body Capacities
Heaped (SAE 2:1) 22.7m³ Struck 17m³ Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 24.4m³ Tailgate Struck 17.9m³
Forward - 1 6.4km/h Forward - 2 8.5km/h Forward - 3 11.5km/h Forward - 4 14.8km/h Forward - 5 19.7km/h Forward - 6 24km/h Forward - 7 33.1km/h Forward - 8 39.8km/h Forward - 9 57.5km/h Reverse - 1 6.8km/h Reverse - 2 15.7km/h
Sound Levels
Interior Cab 72dB(A) Note (1) The operator sound exposure Leq (equivalent sound pressure level) measured according to the work cycle procedures specified in ANSI/SAE J1166 OCT98 is 72 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the doors and windows closed. Note (2) Hearing protection may be needed when operating with an open operator station and cab (when not properly maintained or doors/windows open) for extended periods or in noisy environments.
Operating Weights
Center Axle - Empty 6639kg Center Axle - Loaded 23173kg Center Axle - Rated Load 17087kg Front Axle - Empty 19321kg Front Axle - Loaded 22554kg Front Axle - Rated Load 2126kg Rear Axle - Empty 6416kg Rear Axle - Loaded 22949kg Rear Axle - Rated Load 17087kg Total - Empty 32376kg Total - Loaded 68676kg Total - Rated Load 36300kg
Service Refill Capacities
Axles - Each 60l Brake Cooling Tank 67l Cooling System 90l DEF Tank 25l Engine Crankcase 52l Final Drive - Each 5l Fuel Tank 550l Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 140l Transmission - OTG 75l
Body Hoist
Lower Time 12s Raise Time 12s
Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm
Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011 Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005 Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008 Steering ISO 5010 – 2007
Body Plate
Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel
Turning Circle
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires. Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 5595mm Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 8395mm Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 3960mm Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 7698mm Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
Body Plate Thickness
Base Plate 13mm Front Plate 7mm Side Plates 11mm
Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching
Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes 5–6 Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes 3–4 Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 740 GC is an excellent match for the Cat 374F and 352F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, and 962M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved. Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 5 Wheel Loader: 966M - Passes 4–5 Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes 3
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