The Cat® D6 GC gives you performance and reliability in a simple, economical dozer. Designed to take on a variety of tough tasks, this bulldozer is easy to operate and delivers the straightforward service and maintenance you need.



  • Designed for your business needs - cost effective to own and operate.
  • Equipped with the well-known Cat 3306B engine.
  • Caterpillar designed power train components work as a system for reliability and performance.
  • Heavy structures make for a robust machine that can stand up to challenging conditions.
  • Undercarriage designed for long life to save you money.

Operator Productivity

  • Horsepower, weight and blade capacity give you the productivity you need to take on demanding work.
  • Familiar controls and clutch and brake steering platform suit varied operator experience levels.
  • Choice of cab or canopy dozer, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS/FOPS), for comfort, excellent visibility and added safety.
  • Analog display with machine health monitoring.
  • Suspension seat with retractable seatbelt for safety.
  • Added comfort with available cab air conditioning.
  • Air filter helps keep cab air cleaner.

Maintenance Made Easy

  • Maintenance, diagnostics and repairs are easier, even in remote locations, with familiar engine and power train systems.
  • Robust fuel system, up to B30 compatible.
  • Long service life from maintenance-free batteries.
  • Major components are modular for easy access and fast in-field exchanges.
  • Product Link telematics help simplify your maintenance by tracking machine location and service hours.
  • Low maintenance track roller frame recoil system.

Because Uptime Counts

  • Wide access doors and grouped service points save routine maintenance time.
  • Daily power train oil check and sampling ports easily accessed from machine platform for convenience and added safety.
  • Save time with a minimal number of easy-to-access service grease points.
  • Lockable shovel holder option gives you a place to keep a shovel handy for quick undercarriage clean outs.

Built to Last

  • Caterpillar elevated sprocket undercarriage protects the power train from shock loads.
  • Optimized undercarriage with strong structures for stability and durability.
  • Heavy-duty sealed and lubricated track for long life.
  • Added durability with heavy-duty case and frame.
  • Aluminum bar plate cooling package delivers outstanding cooling, is highly abrasion resistant and designed to minimize plugging.
  • Air intake system delivers clean air to the engine for better performance.

Hard Working

  • Take on tough tasks with optimal weight-to-power ratio.
  • Experience fast speeds and quick directional changes with a Cat 3-speed planetary power shift transmission.
  • Harness more power to the ground with a proven, Caterpillar exclusive torque divider.
  • Long length of track on the ground adds to machine stability and performance in a variety of applications.
  • Low Ground Pressure (LGP) undercarriage option provides more traction and flotation in difficult ground conditions.
  • High drive design allows heavy components to sit low in the mainframe, resulting in a low center of gravity and excellent machine balance.

Equipped for the Job

  • Choose a Semi-Universal (SU) blade or mechanical tilt Angle Blade to suit the work you do.
  • Heavier blade structures handle added weight and horsepower.
  • Rear attachment choices add versatility.
  • Rip or scarify with a multi-shank ripper.
  • Winch mount allows you to use your preferred platform to customize for your applications.
  • Rigid drawbar extends beyond the rear tracks for use in recovery and towing.
  • Cold weather package offers heavy-duty batteries and starter, solid engine hood, lubricants and an engine coolant heater
  • connection to aid frigid weather starting.
  • Manually adjustable reversible fan varies air flow through the radiator in extreme cold climates.

Forestry/Land Clearing Power

  • Forestry Arrangement is available with optional protection like sweeps, screens and added guarding to help protect both the
  • operator and machine in harsh conditions.
  • Land clearing blade includes a brush rack to add height/capacity and help protect the machine from debris spilling over the blade.
  • Cooling system is designed for high debris environments, with easy access for cleanout.

Standard Equipment

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
Power Train
  • Cat 3306B Engine
  • Cat 3-speed planetary powershift transmission
  • Clutch and brake steering with 2-lever steering control
  • Elevated sprocket final drives
  • Belt driven radiator fan
Operator Environment
  • 4 halogen lights
  • Undercarriage with carrier roller and with general duty track rollers (7) and idlers
  • Heavy Duty Sealed and Lubricated track link
  • 560 mm (22 in) Moderate Service track shoes
Service and Maintenance
  • Modular major components
  • Wide access doors and grouped service points
Technology Products
  • Product Link, Cellular PL243

Additional information

Offering Type

Engine Model

Cat 3306B DIT

Engine - Power - Net

158 kW ( 212 HP )

Engine - Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349

158 kW ( 212 HP )

Engine - Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)

215 mhp ( 215 mhp )

Engine - Net Power - 80/1269/EEC

158 kW ( 212 HP )

Engine - Build Number


Engine - Emissions


Engine - Note

Net power 2200 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when engine is equipped with a fan at maximum speed, air cleaner, muffler, alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time
of manufacture.

Service Refill Capacities - Fuel Tank

424 l ( 112 gal (US) )

Weights - Operating Weight

21825 kg ( 48116 lb )

Weights - Note (1)

For additional configurations and specifications, please refer to the D6 GC Technical Specifications available for download on cat.com or from your Cat dealer. Configurations and features may vary by region. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability in your area.

D6 GC - Operating Weight

21825 kg ( 48116 lb )

D6 GC - Ground Pressure

64.4 kPa ( 9.3 psi )

D6 GC - Width of Standard Shoe

560 mm ( 22 in )

D6 GC - Blade

Semi-Universal (SU)

D6 GC - Blade Capacity

6.1 m³ ( 8 yd³ )

D6 GC LGP - Operating Weight

23035 kg ( 50783 lb )

D6 GC LGP - Ground Pressure

38 kPa ( 5.5 psi )

D6 GC LGP - Width of Standard Shoe

915 mm ( 36 in )

D6 GC LGP - Blade

Straight Blade

D6 GC LGP - Blade Capacity

3.8 m³ ( 5 yd³ )

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