New | 272D Skid Steer Loader

The Cat 272D Skid Steer Loader, with its long wheel base and vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent material handling.

Engine
Engine ModelCat C3.8 (turbocharged)
Net Flywheel Power95.0 hp
Gross Power98.0 hp
Gross Power SAE J199598.0 hp
Net Power EEC ISO 924995.0 hp
Net Power SAE 134995.0 hp
Displacement232.0 in3
Stroke4.7 in
Bore3.9 in
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity3200.0 lb
Rated Operating Capacity w/Optional Counterweight3450.0 lb
Tipping Load6400.0 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder7443.0 lb
Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder6079.0 lb
Weights
Operating Weight8252.0 lb
Dimensions
Wheelbase54.6 in
Length w/Bucket on Ground152.6 in
Length w/o Bucket124.3 in
Height to Top of Cab83.1 in
Vehicle Width over Tires72.0 in
Max Overall Height159.9 in
Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift127.1 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos.7.8 in
Reach at Max Lift and Dump31.4 in
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump95.7 in
Ground Clearance8.6 in
Departure Angle27°
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle42.8 in
Maximum Dump Angle52°
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear73.7 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler58.4 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket90.2 in
Max. Reach w/Arms-Parallel51.1 in
Rack Back Angle at Max Height83°
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift16.4 in
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic FlowHigh Flow XPS
Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061.0 psi
Loader Hydraulic Flow32.0 gal/min
Hydraulic Power (calculated)76.0 hp
Cab
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed Forward6.6 mph
Travel Speed Reverse6.6 mph
Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option9.4 mph
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option9.4 mph
Service Refill Capacities
Chain box, each side2.7 gal
Cooling System4.1 gal
Engine Crankcase3.5 gal
Fuel Tank32.2 gal
Hydraulic System14.5 gal
Hydraulic Tank10.3 gal

Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, optional two speed travel and an industry exclusive electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. Electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.

Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner. Speed Sensitive Ride Control option improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort. Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools makes the Cat Skid Steer Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

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

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 100 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
  • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking 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 1
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rear View Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Horn
  • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
  • Adjustable Joystick Controls
  • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
  • Storage Compartment with Netting
POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • SOS Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-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
MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Electric
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3)
  • Power Train: One Speed, Two Speed or Two Speed with Ride Control
  • Comfort Package (must select one of the following):
  • Tires, 12 x 16.5 or 14 x 17.5
  • 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 plus Air Conditioner
  • 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), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
  • Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)

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