The Caterpillar 257 is a multi-terrain loader produced with the ASV undercarriage. The 257 track loader features a 59 hp Caterpillar 3034-T engine that gives it the power and reliability that you would expect of Caterpillar product. The Caterpillar 257 features a vertical lift design and has an operating weight of 7,628 lbs . A tipping load of 4,620 lbs, gives it an operating capacity at 50% of 2,310 lbs. These machines were produced from 2002 to 2004 and featured a single-speed transmission with a ground speed up to 7.5 mph. The ASV undercarriage features a 15 inch wide rubber track allowing the 257 a ground pressure of just 4.3 psi. This Caterpillar has a low flow auxiliary hydraulic system that produces 15 gpm @ 3,300 psi.