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735 Articulated Truck

735 Articulated Truck

At a Glance

Engine Model
Cat® C13
Rated Payload
35.3 ton (US)
Heaped (SAE 2:1)
26.2 yd³
5.1 in
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The Cat 735 with a 20 m³ (26.2 yd³)/32 tonnes (35.3 tons) capacity, offers demonstrated reliability and durability, high performance and productivity and a new world-class cab to improve operator comfort and ease of operation.<br>Updating the successful 735C to include the new cab design makes the 735 a more attractive proposition for our customers. Class leading levels of performance and new features such as Advanced Automatic Traction Control (AATC) and Assisted Hoisting Control create operator comfort, making a productive machine all day long while retaining all axle enclosed wet brakes and Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Strategy (APECS).


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Engine Model Cat® C13
Bore 5.1in
Stroke 6.2in
Displacement 736in³
Net Power - SAE J1349 424HP
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1597ft·lbf
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200r/min
Emissions The 735 meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1614ft·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 12500ft
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 429HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 434HP
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 certificatio
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


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Rated Payload 35.3ton (US)

Body Capacities

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Heaped (SAE 2:1) 26.2yd³
Struck 20.3yd³
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:1 27.9yd³
Tailgate Struck 21.3yd³


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Forward - 1 5mile/h
Forward - 2 9mile/h
Forward - 3 14mile/h
Forward - 4 22mile/h
Forward - 5 30mile/h
Forward - 6 35mile/h
Reverse - 1 6mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

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Fuel Tank 108.8gal (US)
Cooling System 21.9gal (US)
Hydraulic System 29.1gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 10gal (US)
Transmission 12.3gal (US)
Final Drives/Differential 33gal (US)
Output Transfer Gear Box 5.5gal (US)
DEF Tank 5.3gal (US)

Sound Levels

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Interior Cab 72dB(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

Body Hoist

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Raise Time 12s
Lower Time 11s


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Brakes ISO 3450 – 2011
Cab - FOPS ISO 3449 Level II – 2005
Cab - ROPS ISO 3471 – 2008
Steering ISO 5010 – 2007

Operating Weights

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Total - Loaded 126192lb
Front Axle - Empty 34128lb
Total - Rated Load 70548lb
Rear Axle - Loaded 41270lb
Rear Axle - Empty 10516lb
Center Axle - Empty 11001lb
Center Axle - Rated Load 30754lb
Front Axle - Loaded 43166lb
Total - Empty 55645lb
Front Axle - Rated Load 9039lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load 30754lb
Center Axle - Loaded 41756lb


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Lock to Lock 4.75 seconds @ 60 rpm

Body Plate

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Type High strength Brinell HB450 wear resistant steel

Turning Circle

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Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 294in
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 149in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 318in
Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 750/65 R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45°
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 212in

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

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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
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

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Base Plate 0.51in
Front Plate 0.28in
Side Plates 0.43in