740 EJ Articulated Truck

The Cat 740 EJ with a 23 m³ (30.1 yd³) 38 tonnes (42 tons) capacity brings a new level of operator comfort and features to the market in addition to the durability, high productivity and lower operating costs Cat Articulated Trucks are known for.<br>The all-new operator cabin is a leap into the next generation for Articulated Trucks, providing our operators the best place to help build the future.


Engine Model Cat® C18
Bore 5.7in
Stroke 7.2in
Displacement 1106in³
Peak Engine Torque Net (SAE J1349) 1887ft·lbf
No Engine De-rating Required Below 10000ft
Note (4) 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
Peak Engine Torque Gross (SAE J1995) 1931ft·lbf
Note (1) The power ratings apply at rated speed of 1,700 rpm when tested under the conditions for the specified standard.
Peak Engine Torque Speed 1200r/min
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.
Note (3) Net power when the fan is at maximum speed is 348 kW (467 hp) per the SAE reference conditions.
Emissions The 740 EJ meets Tier 4 Final and Stage V emission standards.
Net Power - SAE J1349 496HP
Engine Model - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final), Korea Tier 4 Final Cat C18
Net Power - ISO 14396 504HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 511HP


Rated Payload 42ton (US)

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1) 30.1yd³
Struck 23.5yd³


Forward - 1 3.8mile/h
Forward - 2 5mile/h
Forward - 3 7mile/h
Forward - 4 8.8mile/h
Forward - 5 11.6mile/h
Forward - 6 14.2mile/h
Forward - 7 19.6mile/h
Forward - 8 23.5mile/h
Reverse - 1 4mile/h
Reverse - 2 9.1mile/h
Forward - 9 34mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank 145.3gal (US)
Cooling System 23.7gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 13.7gal (US)
Steering/Hoist Hydraulic System 36.9gal (US)
Transmission - OTG 19.8gal (US)
DEF Tank 5.3gal (US)
Axles - Each 15.8gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 1.3gal (US)
Brake Cooling Tank 17.7gal (US)

Sound Levels

Interior Cab 72dB(A)
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 76 dB(A), for the cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed and maintained and tested with the
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.


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

Operating Weights

Front Axle - Loaded 48548lb
Center Axle - Loaded 57214lb
Center Axle - Empty 17095lb
Total - Empty 78623lb
Rear Axle - Rated Load 40120lb
Rear Axle - Empty 16515lb
Front Axle - Rated Load 3534lb
Center Axle - Rated Load 40120lb
Total - Loaded 162399lb
Total - Rated Load 83776lb
Rear Axle - Loaded 56637lb
Front Axle - Empty 44849lb

Body Plate

Type High Strength Brinell HB450 Wear Resistant Steel
Chute 0.55in
Front 0.28in
Side 0.43in
Base 0.55in


Lock to Lock 4.8 seconds @ 60 rpm

Turning Circle

Note Dimensions are for machines equipped with 29.5R25 tires.
Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width 233in
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius 173in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius 356in
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius 339in
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right 45 deg

Blade Eject/Retract

Retract (manual) 21s
Eject (manual) 17s
Eject (automatic) 16s
Retract (automatic) 21s

Optimal Loader/Truck Pass Matching

Note An optimum system match gives you a major productivity advantage. Having matched loading and hauling tools results in increased production and lower system costs per unit of volume moved.
Wheel Loader: 972 - Passes 4–5
Wheel Loader: 982 - Passes 4
Hydraulic Excavator: 374 - Passes 5
Hydraulic Excavator: 390 - Passes 4
Wheel Loader: 980 - Passes 4–5

Standard Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Operator Environment
    • Air conditioning with R134A refrigerant
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed, intermittent (front)
    • Windows opening side, tinted
    • Adjustable air vents
    • Two seat belts, operator's retractable
    • Windshield wiper and washer, two speed (rear)
    • Storage:
      – Cup holder
      – Flask receptacle
      – Under seat storage
      – Door pocket
      – Behind seat storage
      – Coat hook
    • Mirrors: Extensive arrangement for improved visibility
    • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
    • Sun visor
    • Heater and defroster with variable speed fan
    • Secondary steering – electro hydraulic
    • Combined gear selection and eject control lever
    • 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
    • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD):
      – Alert indicator
      – Selected gear and direction
      – Speed or auto shift
      – Review Operation and Maintenance Manual (OMM)
      – Primary steering failure
      – Seat belt warning
      – Secondary steering failure
      – DPF regeneration filter
      – Machine Security System (MSS)
      – Secondary steering energy source engaged
      – Hour meter
      – Retarder active
    • Window blinds
    • Glass windows: laminated and tinted-front toughened and tinted-sides and rear
    • Touch screen display incorporating the rearview camera video feed
    • Seats:
      – Fully adjustable, air suspension, heated/cooled
      – Padded trainer with lap belt
  • Cat Technologies
    • Product Link: PL631 (satellite) or PL641 (cellular) dependent on location and licensing agreement
    • Cat Detect with Stability Assist
  • Electrical And Lighting
    • Batteries (two) maintenance free
    • Electrical system: 24 volt, 5A 24- to 12-volt converter
    • Horn
    • Lighting Systems:
      – Cab interior
      – Two head lamps
      – Two width marker
      – Two reversing
      – Work light
      – Two stop/tail lights
      – Front and rear direction indicators
    • Main disconnect switch
    • Remote starting receptacle (cables not included)
  • Power Train
    • Auto shift nine-speed forward and two reverse transmission
    • Cat C18 engine
    • Differentials: standard with automatic clutched inter and cross-axle differential locks
    • Dual circuit oil immersed, enclosed brakes – all wheels
    • Retarder: engine compression brake
    • Three axle, six-wheel drive
  • Safety
    • Reverse alarm
    • Rearview camera
    • ROPS/FOPS cab
  • Guards
    • Rear window
    • Radiator
    • Crankcase
    • Axle
    • Front dump body spill guard, integral part of fabricated body
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Mud flaps: wheel arch and body mounted with transportation tiebacks
    • S·O·S sampling valves
    • Tires, six 29.5R25, radial
    • Vandalism protection: lockable caps for fuel tank and hydraulic oil tank

Optional Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Optional Equipment
    • Auto lube installation for automatic greasing of bearings
    • Body liners
    • Bluetooth radio stereo system
    • Cat Production Measurement payload monitoring system
    • Cold weather coolant –51° C (–60° F)
    • Cold weather start attachment
    • Engine block heater
    • Ether start
    • Exhaust heated body
    • Fast fuel fill
    • Fender extension
    • Flashing LED beacon
    • Four point seat belt
    • Fuel additive – anti-waxing
    • Heated rearview motorized mirrors
    • Machine Security System (MSS)
    • Product Link Elite: PLE631 (satellite), PLE641 (cellular)
    • Roof mounted High Intensity Discharge (HID) work lights
    • Sound suppression
    • 875/65 R29 wide tires