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735 Articulated Truck

Engine Model

Cat® C13

Rated Payload

35.3 ton (US)

Heaped (SAE 2:1)

26.2 yd³


The Cat® 735 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.


360° View


Payload - 360 Exterior view. Double click on the image to zoom in on any area of the product.


Payload - 360 Exterior view. Double click on the image to zoom in on any area of the product.


735 Virtual Product Tour


  • Engine
    Spec Value
    Engine Model Cat® C13
    Bore 5.1 in
    Stroke 6.2 in
    Displacement 736 in³
    Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1597 ft·lbf
    Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200 r/min
    Net Power - SAE J1349 424 HP
    Emissions The 735 meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
    Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1614 ft·lbf
    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.
    No Engine De-rating Below 12500 ft
    Note (2) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,800 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
    Net Power - ISO 14396 429 HP
    Gross Power - SAE J1995 434 HP
    Note (5) DEF used in Cat SCR systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241-1. ISO 22241-1 requirements are met by many brands of DEF, including those that carry the AdBlue or API certifications.
    Note (4) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 254 kW (341 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
    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), and Korea Tier 4 Final emission standards.
    Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V Cat C13
  • Weights
    Spec Value
    Rated Payload 35.3 ton (US)
  • Body Capacities
    Spec Value
    Heaped (SAE 2:1) 26.2 yd³
    Struck 20.3 yd³
    Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 27.9 yd³
    Tailgate Struck 21.3 yd³
  • Transmission
    Spec Value
    Forward - 1 5 mile/h
    Forward - 2 9 mile/h
    Forward - 3 14 mile/h
    Forward - 4 22 mile/h
    Forward - 5 30 mile/h
    Forward - 6 35 mile/h
    Reverse - 1 6 mile/h
  • Sound Levels
    Spec Value
    Interior Cab 72 dB(A)
    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.
    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.
  • Operating Weights
    Spec Value
    Total - Loaded 126192 lb
    Front Axle - Empty 34128 lb
    Total - Rated Load 70548 lb
    Rear Axle - Loaded 41270 lb
    Rear Axle - Empty 10516 lb
    Center Axle - Empty 11001 lb
    Center Axle - Rated Load 30754 lb
    Front Axle - Loaded 43166 lb
    Total - Empty 55645 lb
    Front Axle - Rated Load 9039 lb
    Rear Axle - Rated Load 30754 lb
    Center Axle - Loaded 41756 lb
  • Service Refill Capacities
    Spec Value
    Fuel Tank 108.8 gal (US)
    Cooling System 21.9 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System 29.1 gal (US)
    Engine Crankcase 10 gal (US)
    Transmission 12.3 gal (US)
    Final Drives/Differential 33 gal (US)
    Output Transfer Gear Box 5.5 gal (US)
    DEF Tank 5.3 gal (US)
  • Body Hoist
    Spec Value
    Raise Time 12 s
    Lower Time 11 s
  • Steering
    Spec Value
    Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm
  • Standards
    Spec Value
    Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011
    Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
    Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008
    Steering ISO 5010 – 2007
  • Body Plate
    Spec Value
    Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel
  • Turning Circle
    Spec Value
    Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 294 in
    Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 149 in
    Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 318 in
    Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 750/65 R25 tires.
    Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
    Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 212 in
  • Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching
    Spec Value
    Hydraulic Excavators: 336F/336F XE - Passes 5–6
    Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. The 735 is an excellent match for the Cat 349F and 336F Hydraulic Excavators; and Cat 972M, 966M, 962M and 950M Wheel Loaders. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
    Hydraulic Excavators: 349F/349F XE - Passes 4–5
    Wheel Loaders: 972M/972M XE - Passes 3–4
    Wheel Loader: 962M - Passes 4–5
    Wheel Loader: 950M - Passes 5
    Wheel Loaders: 966M/966M XE - Passes 4
  • Body Plate Thickness
    Spec Value
    Base Plate 0.51 in
    Front Plate 0.28 in
    Side Plates 0.43 in

Standard Equipment


  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Adjustable air vents
  • Retractable belt: Operator seat and second seat
  • Glass windows:
    – Front, laminated and tinted
    – Sides and rear, toughened and tinted
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
    – Alert indicator
    – Selected gear and direction
    – Speed or auto shift
    – Review Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
    – Primary steering failure warning
    – Seat belt warning
    – Secondary steering failure warning
    – Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration filter
    – Machine Security System (MSS)
    – Secondary steering energy source engaged
    – Hour meter
    – Retarder active
  • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
  • Mirrors: extensive arrangement for improved visibility
  • Combined gear selection and hoist control lever
  • Seats:
    – Operator: fully adjustable, air suspension
    – Trainer: padded with lap belt
  • Sun visor
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
  • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
  • Windows opening side, tinted
  • Storage:
    – Cup holder
    – Flask receptacle
    – Under seat storage
    – Door pocket
    – Behind operator seat storage
    – Coat hook
  • Touchscreen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
  • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
  • Heater and defroster with four-speed fan
  • 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
    – Retarder
    – Transmission fault
    – Traction control system
    – Check engine lamp


  • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
  • Product Link


  • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
  • 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
  • Electrical system: 24-volt, 10A 24- to 12-volt converter
  • Batteries (two) maintenance free


  • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter- and cross-axle differential locks
  • Cat Clean Emission Module (CEM) and exhaust aftertreatment package
  • Cat C13 engine
  • Three axle, six-wheel drive
  • Retarder: engine compression brake
  • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
  • Auto shift six-speed forward and one reverse transmission


  • Rearview camera
  • ROPS/FOPS cab
  • Reverse alarm


  • Radiator
  • Front dump body spill guard, integral part of fabricated body
  • Crankcase
  • Rear window
  • Axle


  • Tires, six 750/65 R25
  • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
  • S·O·S sampling valves
  • Vandalism protection: lockable caps
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)

Optional Equipment


  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


  • Engine block heater
  • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
  • Scissor tailgate
  • Ether start
  • Flashing LED beacon
  • Cold weather start attachment
  • Infrared glass – high ambient cab
  • Product Link Elite: PLE631 (satellite), PLE641 (cellular). Product Link is optional.
  • Bare chassis (no body) standard wheel base
  • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
  • Body liners
  • Bare chassis (no body) long wheel base
  • Four-point seat belt
  • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
  • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system
  • Sound suppression (only standard in Europe)
  • Fast fuel fill
  • Heated/cooled seat
  • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
  • Machine Security System (MSS)
  • Bluetooth radio stereo system
  • Exhaust heated body
  • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
  • Window blinds
  • Wheel chocks