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Skid Steer Loaders

272D3 Skid Steer Loader

Gross Power - SAE J1995 98 HP
Rated Operating Capacity 3450 lb
Operating Weight 9133 lb
Wheel Base 54.6 in

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 J1995
98HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
95HP
Displacement
232in³
Stroke
4.7in
Bore
3.9in
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
246ft·lbf
Engine Model
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power - ISO 9249
96HP
Net Flywheel Power
95HP

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
3450lb
Tipping Load
6900lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7443lb
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder
6074lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
3690lb
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 batt

Weights

Operating Weight
9133lb
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 batt

Dimensions

Wheel Base
54.6in
Height - Top of Cab
82.4in
Vehicle Width over Tires
72in
Ground Clearance
8.9in
Departure Angle
27°
Maximum Dump Angle
51°
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
14.7in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
127.1in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
74.7in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
30.3in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
46.2in
Length - Without Bucket
127.6in
Maximum Overall Height
160.1in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
58.3in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
50.5in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
96in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
155.7in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.8in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked)
89.8in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
84°
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 batt
Roll Back Angle
28°

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
23gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
76HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
44HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
32gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335psi
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4061psi

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
6.6mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
9.4mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
4.1gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3.5gal (US)
Fuel Tank
31.7gal (US)
Hydraulic System
14.5gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3gal (US)
Chain Box - Each Side
2.7gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank
5gal (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.

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 spee
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.

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)