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272D3 Skid Steer Loader

CALCULATE FINANCE

Quiet and Comfortable

The industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides the operator with a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Continuing the industry leading trend, the D3 Series also includes as standard, seat mounted adjustable joystick controls for operator comfort.

Maximum Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability.

Making Your Job Easier

Cat® “Intelligent Leveling” system provides industry leading technology, integration, and available features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig, and work tool positioner.

Optimized Machine Capability

Maximize machine capability and control with the available Advanced Display, providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

A Smooth Ride

A standard, Speed Sensitive Ride Control system improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort.

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Engine
Gross Power - SAE J1995 73 kW (98 HP)
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity 1570 kg (3450 lb)
Weights
Operating Weight 4143 kg (9133 lb)
Dimensions
Wheel Base 1386 mm (54.6 in)
Height - Top of Cab 2094 mm (82.4 in)
Vehicle Width over Tires 1829 mm (72 in)
Ground Clearance 226 mm (8.9 in)
Departure Angle 27u00b0
Maximum Dump Angle 51u00b0
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 374 mm (14.7 in)
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 3229 mm (127.1 in)
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 1899 mm (74.7 in)
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 769 mm (30.3 in)
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 1175 mm (46.2 in)
Length - Without Bucket 3242 mm (127.6 in)
Maximum Overall Height 4067 mm (160.1 in)
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 1482 mm (58.3 in)
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 1282 mm (50.5 in)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 2438 mm (96 in)
Length - With Bucket on Ground 3954 mm (155.7 in)
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 198 mm (7.8 in)
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked) 2280 mm (89.8 in)
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 84u00b0
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, standard flow hydraulics, 850 CCA battery, 1883 mm (74 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 12 u00d7 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 86 l/min (23 gal/min)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 57 kW (76 HP)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 33 kW (44 HP)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 121 l/min (32 gal/min)
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 23000 kPa (3335 psi)
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 28000 kPa (4061 psi)
Cab
ROPS ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 10.6 km/h (6.6 mile/h)
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 15.1 km/h (9.4 mile/h)
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 16 l (4.1 gal (US))
Engine Crankcase 13 l (3.5 gal (US))
Fuel Tank 120 l (31.7 gal (US))
Hydraulic System 55 l (14.5 gal (US))
Hydraulic Tank 39 l (10.3 gal (US))
Chain Box - Each Side 10.2 l (2.7 gal (US))
Air Conditioning System (if equipped)
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.
Engine
Net Power - SAE 1349 71 kW (95 HP)
Displacement 3.8 l (232 inu00b3)
Stroke 120 mm (4.7 in)
Bore 100 mm (3.9 in)
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 334 N·m (246 ft·lbf)
Engine Model Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power - ISO 9249 71 kW (96 HP)
Net Flywheel Power 71 kW (95 HP)
Operating Specifications
Tipping Load 3135 kg (6900 lb)
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 3376 kg (7443 lb)
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder 2755 kg (6074 lb)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 1675 kg (3690 lb)
Dimensions
Roll Back Angle 28u00b0
Service Refill Capacities
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank 19 l (5 gal (US))
Noise Level
Outside Cab** 102 dB(A)
Operating Specifications
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, standard flow hydraulics, 850 CCA battery, 1883 mm (74 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 12 u00d7 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Noise Level
Note (2) *The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan speeds.
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Weights
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, heater, mechanical suspension seat, advanced display, standard flow hydraulics, 850 CCA battery, 1883 mm (74 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 12 u00d7 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Noise Level
Inside Cab* 83 dB(A)
Note (3) **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.

Standard Equipment

  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 100 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, DEF Level, Hour Meter
    • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Air Inlet Heater Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
    • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
    • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
    • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages
    • ROPS Cab, Open, Tilt Up
    • FOPS, Level I
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) and Foot Throttle, Electronic with Decel Feature
    • Adjustable Joystick Controls
    • Advanced Display with Rearview Camera: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD Screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Drive Response and Creep Control
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage IV Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
    • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
    • Filters, Canister-type, Fuel and Water Separator
    • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
    • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Four Wheel Chain Drive
  • OTHER
    • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
    • Extended Life Antifreeze, –37° C (–34° F)
    • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
    • Support, Lift Arm
    • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
    • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
    • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
    • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
    • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
    • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
    • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
    • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
    • Belly Pan Cleanout
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan
    • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular
  • MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
    • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • High Visibility Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • Power Train: One Speed, Two Speed or Two Speed with Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • Tires, 12 × 16.5 or 14 × 17.5
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      – Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
      – Performance Package H2: Standard Flow, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
      – Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE (must select one of the following):
      – Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
      – Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
      – Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
      – Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner

Optional Equipment

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
    • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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