Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Compact Track Loader

Model Number: 289C

TypeCompact Track Loader
Standard Flow22 GPM
High Flow33 GPM
Pressure3335PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard Flow42. HP
Hydraulic HP High Flow78.2 HP
Engine HP84 HP
Width78 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%2695 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%3850 lb.
Operating Weight10365 lb.
Tire Size


FOPSSAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level IISAE J231 JAN81, ISO 3449:1992 Level II
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position7.7 in (20 cm)
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift10.7 ft (3 m)
Bucket Pin Reach – Maximum Lift14.6 in (37 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump8.1 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump96.7 in (246 cm)
Departure Angle44 °
Ground Clearance9.1 in (23 cm)
Height – Top of Cab7 ft (2 m)
Length – Track on Ground69.6 in (177 cm)
Length – with Bucket12.1 ft (4 m)
Length – With Bucket on Ground144.8 in (368 cm)
Length – Without Bucket116.5 in (296 cm)
Length – without Bucket9.8 ft (3 m)
Maximum Dump Angle50 °
Maximum Overall Height160.7 in (408 cm)
Maximum Reach – With Arms Parallel50.5 in (128 cm)
Overall Length – Track89.4 in (227 cm)
Rack Back Angle – Maximum Height85 °
Reach at Max Lift and Dump2.6 ft (1 m)
Reach at Maximum Lift/Dump30.7 in (78 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Bucket91.1 in (231 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Coupler57.9 in (147 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Rear64.6 in (164 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket91.2 in (232 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – machine rear64.6 in (164 cm)
Vehicle Width78 in (198 cm)
Width Over Tracks6.5 ft (2 m)


Bore3.7 in (9 cm)
Displacement201 cu in (0 m)
Engine ModelCat C3.4T
Gross Power84 hp (63 kw)
Gross Power – SAE J199584 hp (63 kw)
Net Power82 hp (61 kw)
Net Power – SAE 134982 hp (61 kw)
Number of Cylinders4
Power Measured @2500 rpm
Stroke4.7 in (12 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow (1)Standard
Hydraulic Flow (2)High Flow XPS
Hydraulic Power42.8 hp (32 kw)
Loader Hydraulic Flow22 gal/min (83 l/min)
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow33 gal/min (125 l/min)
Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061 psi
Pump Flow22.2 gal/min (84 l/min)
Relief Valve Pressure3335 psi


Breakout Force7308 lbs (3,315 kg)
Bucket Capacity0.6 cu yds (0 m)
Operating Load3850 lbs (1,746 kg)
Tipping Angle7721 °

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage90 A
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder7308 lbs (3,315 kg)
Cooling System Fluid Capacity3.7 gal (14 l)
Engine Oil Capacity2.7 gal (10 l)
Fuel Capacity25.9 gal (98 l)
Ground Contact Area2504 cu in (0 m)
Ground Pressure4.1 psi
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity15.1 gal (57 l)
Max Speed – high range8.5 mph (14 kph)
Max Speed – low range5.1 mph (8 kph)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operating Weight10365 lbs (4,702 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities – 35% Tipping Load2695 lbs (1,222 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities – 50% Tipping Load3850 lbs (1,746 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight4101 lbs (1,860 kg)
Tipping Load7721 lbs (3,502 kg)

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward5 mph (8 kph)
Travel Speed Forward – 2-Speed8.5 mph (14 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse5 mph (8 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse – 2-Speed8.5 mph (14 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System3.7 gal (14 l)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (10 l)
Fuel Tank26 gal (98 l)
Hydraulic System15 gal (57 l)
Hydraulic Tank11 gal (42 l)


Ground Contact Area2504 cu in (0 m)
Ground Pressure4.1 psi
Length of Track on Ground5.8 ft (2 m)


Operating Weight10365 lbs (4,702 kg)