New | 232D3 Skid Steer Loader

The Cat® 232D3 Skid Steer Loader, with its 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 J199567.1 HP
Net Power - SAE 134965.8 HP
Displacement134.3 in³
Stroke3.9 in
Bore3.3 in
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995153 ft·lbf
Net Flywheel Power65.8 HP
Net Power - ISO 924966.5 HP
Engine ModelCat C2.2 CRDI
Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity1900 lb
Tipping Load3800 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder3928 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted).
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight2000 lb
Weights
Operating Weight6514 lb
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted).
Dimensions
Wheel Base41.5 in
Height - Top of Cab79.9 in
Vehicle Width over Tires58.9 in
Ground Clearance6.7 in
Departure Angle27.9°
Maximum Dump Angle47.4°
Length - Without Bucket99.3 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump88.7 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift8.8 in
Maximum Overall Height150.9 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear59.6 in
NoteOperating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1576 mm (62 in) low profile bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C1 cab (OROPS, mechanical seat), 850 CCA battery, manual quick coupler, no self level and no optional counterweights (unless otherwise noted).
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position8.4 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground127.3 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle35.2 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket77.8 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground49.2 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift118.1 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump25.7 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height88.2°
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler43.4 in
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow26 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)35.5 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure3336 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow18 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure3336 psi
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)50.9 HP
Cab
ROPSISO 3471:2008
FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed7.6 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option11.1 mile/h
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System3.2 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase2.6 gal (US)
Fuel Tank15.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System11.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank9 gal (US)
Chain Box - Each Side1.8 gal (US)
Noise Level
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.
Inside Cab*83 dB(A)
Outside Cab**101 dB(A)
Note (1)Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
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.
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.

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.

Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 80 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, 850 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
  • 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) Throttle, Electronic
  • Adjustable Joystick Controls
  • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
  • Storage Compartment with Netting
POWER TRAIN
  • Cat C2.2, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage IIIB* emission standards (*Stage IIIB engines comply with the transition provisions of the EU non-road emission regulation.)
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Canister-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • ATAAC/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, –36° C (–33° 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
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
  • Highly Visible Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • EU Preparation Package (Europe only)
  • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Ride Control, Two Speed
  • Tires, 10 × 16.5
  • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES:
    – Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
    – Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, 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 Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
  • COMFORT PACKAGES:
    – Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
    – Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Air Conditioner, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • 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 Response, and Creep Control; Standard equipment in Europe only
  • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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