New | 272D XHP Skid Steer Loader

The Cat 272D XHP Skid Steer Loader, with its powerful engine, high output hydraulic system, high lift forces and vertical lift design, provides the maximum performance for work tool productivity, digging, truck loading and material handling.

Engine ModelCat C3.8 (turbocharged)
Net Flywheel Power106.0 hp
Gross Power110.0 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995110.0 hp
Net Power EEC ISO 9249107.0 hp
Net Power SAE 1349106.0 hp
Displacement232.0 in³
Stroke4.7 in
Bore3.9 in
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity3700.0 lb
Tipping Load7400.0 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder7348.0 lb
Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder6087.0 lb
Operating Weight9137.0 lb
Wheelbase54.6 in
Length w/Bucket on Ground151.8 in
Length w/o Bucket123.5 in
Height to Top of Cab84.5 in
Vehicle Width over Tires76.0 in
Max Overall Height161.4 in
Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift128.6 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos.7.7 in
Reach at Max Lift and Dump30.0 in
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump97.2 in
Ground Clearance10.1 in
Departure Angle28°
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle42.8 in
Maximum Dump Angle52°
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear73.7 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler57.6 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket90.8 in
Max. Reach w/Arms-Parallel49.6 in
Rack Back Angle at Max Height83°
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift14.9 in
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic FlowHigh Flow XHP
Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061.0 psi
Loader Hydraulic Flow40.0 gal/min
Hydraulic Power (calculated)94.0 hp
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed Forward7.2 mph
Travel Speed Reverse7.2 mph
Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option10.3 mph
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option10.3 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. Standard 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, standard 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. XHP hydraulic system provides high flow and high pressure that delivers industry leading hydraulic horsepower to efficiently run even the most power hungry work tools.

Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner. Standard Speed Sensitive Ride Control 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 the 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.

Standard Equipment

  • 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, 1,000 CCA
  • 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
  • High Back Cloth Seat with Air Suspension, Heated with Recline and Lumbar Support and Fully Adjustable Seat Mounted Controls
  • 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
  • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready
  • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • 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, 14 x 17.5 Tires
  • 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
  • External Counterweights
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Electric
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3)
  • Comfort Package:
  • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, Air Ride Seat (High Back and Heated) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
  • Performance Package:
  • Performance Package H3: XHP Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)

Optional Equipment

Beacon, Rotating
Engine Block Heater - 120V
Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
Paint, Custom
Product Link™, Cellular
Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)





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