New | 272D3 Skid Steer Loader

The Cat® 272D3 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
Gross Power - SAE J199598 HP
Net Power - SAE 134995 HP
Displacement232 in³
Stroke4.7 in
Bore3.9 in
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995246 ft·lbf
Engine ModelCat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power - ISO 924996 HP
Net Flywheel Power95 HP
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity3450 lb
Tipping Load6900 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder7443 lb
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder6074 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight3690 lb
NoteOperating 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 × 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Weights
Operating Weight9133 lb
NoteOperating 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 × 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Dimensions
Wheel Base54.6 in
Height - Top of Cab82.4 in
Vehicle Width over Tires72 in
Ground Clearance8.9 in
Departure Angle27°
Maximum Dump Angle51°
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift14.7 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift127.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear74.7 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump30.3 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle46.2 in
Length - Without Bucket127.6 in
Maximum Overall Height160.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler58.3 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground50.5 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump96 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground155.7 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position7.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked)89.8 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height84°
NoteOperating 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 × 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Roll Back Angle28°
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)76 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)44 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow32 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure4061 psi
Cab
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed6.6 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option9.4 mile/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System4.1 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase3.5 gal (US)
Fuel Tank31.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System14.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank10.3 gal (US)
Chain Box - Each Side2.7 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank5 gal (US)
Air Conditioning System (if equipped)
Air ConditioningThe 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.
Noise Level
Outside Cab**102 dB(A)
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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Standard, Speed Sensitive Ride Control System Improves Operation On Rough Terrain, Enabling Better Load Retention, Increased Productivity And Greater Operator Comfort. *photo Shown May Vary From Machine Referenced.

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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