Medium Dozers

Cat D6


Operating Weight
Net Power
161kW (219hp)
Blade Capacity



Looking for reliability, fuel savings and low maintenance costs in a bulldozer? With a new design that delivers increased productivity, fuel efficiency and serviceability, the new Cat® D6 dozer delivers all that and more. Combining everything you love about the D6 with everything you demand from Caterpillar, the new Cat D6 offers you improvements in efficiency and productivity, a choice of fully automatic powertrain (D6) or electric drive (D6 XE) and a range of features that boost operator efficiency, including a completely redesigned cab. Whether you go with the new Cat D6 or Cat D6 XE, you get:  

Up To 50% More Productivity

With industry-leading technologies like Slope Indicate and Cat Grade with Slope Assist, the new Cat D6 / D6 XE delivers big gains that enable your operators to work faster and more accurately while using less fuel and effort. Additionally, its fully automatic 4-speed transmission continuously adjusts to deliver maximum efficiency and power to the ground without operator input required, enabling your operators to move up to 5% more material per hour. Your on-site efficiency and productivity across a range of applications are further boosted by the more robust push arm and larger SU blade capacity.

Up to 35% More Fuel Efficiency

The new Cat D6 / D6 XE enables you to move up to 20% more material per litre of fuel used — cutting your overheads and empowering you to get more work done with less expenditure. The new Cat D6 features a high-efficiency powertrain and fully automatic shifting to optimise performance and fuel burn while the Cat D6 XE is equipped with the world’s first high-drive electric drive system to deliver maximum power, maneuverability and fuel savings.

Up to 12% Less Maintenance Costs

Along with increased productivity and fuel efficiency, the new Cat D6 / D6 XE dozer delivers longer servicing intervals, fewer filters and less fluid — plus easy service access, a highly reliable fuel system and a standard reversing fan that cuts cleanup time. The new D6 / D6 XE is specifically designed to save you money while delivering an enhanced performance that empowers your business to get more work done for less effort.

Speak to the Cat experts

As Queensland and the Northern Territory’s official Cat dealer, Hastings Deering offers the Cat D6 dozer for sale at a branch near you. When you’re ready to benefit from best-in-class productivity and fuel efficiency from first cut to final grade, contact your local Hastings Deering branch and trial the new Cat D6 or D6 XE dozer today.


Build Number 20B Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final Engine Model Cat C9.3B Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 161kW Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 219mhp Note (1) Rated horsepower at 2,200 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the engine flywheel when the engine is equipped with a fan, air cleaner, clean emissions module and alternator. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011. Note (2) All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend by volume) are acceptable when blended with 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less 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 (3) 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. Note (4) Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full D6/D6 XE Technical Specifications. Power - Net 161kW
Operating Weight 23012kg
Power Train Fully Automatic 4-Speed Powershift
Service Refill Capacities
DEF Tank 28l Fuel Tank 341l
D6 Push Arm
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Blade Capacity 5.7m³ Ground Pressure 54kPa Operating Weight 22130kg Width of Standard Shoe 610mm
D6 LGP (30-in) Push Arm
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Blade Capacity 5.8m³ Ground Pressure 45kPa Operating Weight 22870kg Width of Standard Shoe 760mm
D6 LGP (36-in) Push Arm
Blade Straight Blade Capacity 3.8m³ Ground Pressure 36kPa Operating Weight 23911kg Width of Standard Shoe 915mm
Blade VPAT Blade Capacity 4.1m³ Ground Pressure 49kPa Operating Weight 22275kg Width of Standard Shoe 610mm
D6 LGP (30-in) VPAT
Blade VPAT Blade Capacity 4.5m³ Ground Pressure 40kPa Operating Weight 23012kg Width of Standard Shoe 760mm
D6 LGP (36-in) VPAT
Blade VPAT Blade Capacity 4.9m³ Ground Pressure 34kPa Operating Weight 23547kg Width of Standard Shoe 915mm
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 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes.
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