740 GC Articulated Truck

The Cat® 740 GC features a world-class cab design, re-engineered using global operator feedback to advance comfort and ease of operation. Enhancements include new controls, transmission-protection features, hoist-assist system, advanced automatic traction control system, stability-assist machine rollover warning system, and a fuel saving ECO mode.

MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE

AUTOMATIC CONTROLS

HEAVY DUTY CONSTRUCTION

OPERATOR COMFORT AND CONTROL

BUILT TO PERFORM

TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE

BECAUSE UPTIME COUNTS

MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES

Standard Equipment

NOTE
  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Glass windows:
    – Front, laminated and tinted
    – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted
  • Two seats both with seat belts, operator’s retractable
  • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
  • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
  • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
  • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
  • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
    – Alert indicator
    – Selected gear and direction
    – Speed or auto shift
    – Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
    – Primary steering failure (warning)
    – Seat belt warning
    – Secondary steering failure
    – Machine Security System (MSS)
    – Secondary steering energy source engaged
    – Hour meter
    – Retarder active
  • Seats:
    – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
    – Trainer: padded with lap belt
  • Storage:
    – Cup holder
    – Flask receptacle (under the secondary seat)
    – Under seat storage
    – Door pocket
    – Behind seat storage
    – Coat hook
  • Machine operation monitoring system includes:
    – Action lamp
    – Engine oil pressure
    – Primary steering system
    – Left and right turn signal
    – High beam
    – Coolant temperature
    – Tachometer
    – Parking brake
    – Fuel level
    – Transmission oil temperature
    – Brake system
    – Transmission hold
    – Hoist control
    – Hydraulic system
    – Charging system
    – Transmission fault
    – Traction control system
    – Check engine lamp
  • Sun visor
  • Adjustable air vents
  • Windows (tinted) opening both sides
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
CAT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
  • Product Link: PL631E or PL641E dependent on location and licensing agreement
ELECTRICAL AND LIGHTING
  • Batteries (two) maintenance free
  • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
  • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
  • Horn
  • Lighting systems:
    – Cab interior
    – Two head lamps
    – Two width marker
    – Two reversing
    – Work light/cab access light
    – Two stop/tail lights
    – Front and rear direction indicators
  • Main disconnect switch
POWER TRAIN
  • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
  • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks
  • Cat C15 engine
  • Retarder: engine compression brake
  • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive
SAFETY
  • Reverse alarm
  • Rearview camera
  • ROPS/FOPS cab
GUARDS
  • Crankcase
  • Axle
  • Front dump body spill guard, integral part of fabricated body
  • Radiator
  • Rear window
OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • Tires, six 29.5 R25
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
  • S·O·S sampling valves
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)

Additional information

Offering Type

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Engine Model

Cat® C15

Engine - Bore

137 mm ( 5.4 in )

Engine - Stroke

171.5 mm ( 6.75 in )

Engine - Displacement

15.2 l ( 926 in³ )

Engine - Emissions

The C15 engine emits either Tier 2/Stage II or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emissions.

Engine - Net Power - SAE J1349

324 kW ( 434 HP )

Engine - Net Power - ISO 14396

330 kW ( 443 HP )

Engine - Gross Power - SAE J1995

335 kW ( 449 HP )

Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995)

2320 N·m ( 1711 ft·lbf )

Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349)

2264 N·m ( 1670 ft·lbf )

Peak Engine Torque Speed

1200 r/min ( 1200 r/min )

No Engine De-rating Below

3050 m ( 10000 ft )

Engine Model - Either U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent

Cat C15

Weights - Rated Payload

36.3 t ( 40 ton (US) )

Body Capacities - Heaped (SAE 2:1)

22.7 m³ ( 29.7 yd³ )

Body Capacities - Struck

17 m³ ( 22.2 yd³ )

Body Capacities - Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1

24.4 m³ ( 31.9 yd³ )

Body Capacities - Tailgate Struck

17.9 m³ ( 23.4 yd³ )

Transmission - Forward - 1

6.4 km/h ( 4 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 2

8.5 km/h ( 5.3 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 3

11.5 km/h ( 7.3 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 4

14.8 km/h ( 9.2 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 5

19.7 km/h ( 12.2 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 6

24 km/h ( 14.9 mile/h )

Transmission - Reverse - 1

6.8 km/h ( 4.2 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 9

57.5 km/h ( 35.7 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 7

33.1 km/h ( 20.6 mile/h )

Transmission - Reverse - 2

15.7 km/h ( 9.8 mile/h )

Transmission - Forward - 8

39.8 km/h ( 24.7 mile/h )

Sound Levels - Interior Cab

72 dB(A) ( 72 dB(A) )

Operating Weights - Rear Axle - Loaded

23020 kg ( 50750 lb )

Operating Weights - Center Axle - Empty

6709 kg ( 14791 lb )

Operating Weights - Center Axle - Rated Load

16534 kg ( 36451 lb )

Operating Weights - Total - Loaded

68257 kg ( 150480 lb )

Operating Weights - Front Axle - Loaded

21994 kg ( 48488 lb )

Operating Weights - Front Axle - Rated Load

3233 kg ( 7128 lb )

Operating Weights - Rear Axle - Rated Load

16534 kg ( 36451 lb )

Operating Weights - Total - Empty

31956 kg ( 70451 lb )

Operating Weights - Total - Rated Load

36301 kg ( 80030 lb )

Operating Weights - Rear Axle - Empty

6486 kg ( 14299 lb )

Operating Weights - Center Axle - Loaded

23243 kg ( 51242 lb )

Operating Weights - Front Axle - Empty

18761 kg ( 41361 lb )

Service Refill Capacities - Fuel Tank

550 l ( 145.3 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Cooling System

90 l ( 23.7 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Engine Crankcase

52 l ( 13.7 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System

140 l ( 36.9 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Brake Cooling Tank

67 l ( 17.7 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Final Drive - Each

5 l ( 1.3 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Transmission - OTG

75 l ( 19.8 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Axles - Each

60 l ( 15.8 gal (US) )

Body Hoist - Raise Time

12 s ( 12 s )

Body Hoist - Lower Time

12 s ( 12 s )

Steering - Lock to Lock

4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm

Standards - Brakes

ISO 3450 – 2011

Standards - Cab - FOPS

ISO 3449 Level II – 2005

Standards - Cab - ROPS

ISO 3471 – 2008

Standards - Steering

ISO 5010 – 2007

Body Plate - Type
Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right

45°

Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width

5595 mm ( 220 in )

Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius

3960 mm ( 156 in )

Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius

8395 mm ( 330 in )

Turning Circle - Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius

7698 mm ( 303 in )

Body Plate Thickness - Side Plates

11 mm ( 0.43 in )

Body Plate Thickness - Front Plate

7 mm ( 0.28 in )

Body Plate Thickness - Base Plate

13 mm ( 0.51 in )

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching - Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes

5

Engine - Note (1)

The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.

Engine - Note (2)

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.

Engine - Note (3)

Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 324 kW (434 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.

Turning Circle - Note

Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5 R25 tires.

Sound Levels - 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.

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching - Hydraulic Excavator: 352F - Passes

5–6

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching - Wheel Loader: 972M - Passes

3

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching - Wheel Loader: 966M - Passes

4–5

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching - Hydraulic Excavator: 374F - Passes

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