440 Backhoe Loader

The Cat® 440 Backhoe Loader delivers improved machine performance, a superior hydraulic system, improved operator controls and ergonomics, and overall versatility.

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Net Power - SAE J1349
104 HP
Bore
4.13 in
Stroke
5 in
Displacement
268 in³

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Product Specs

Engine

Net Power - SAE J1349
104HP
Bore
4.13in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
268in³
Engine Model
C4.4 ACERT 87 kW (116 hp) Electronic – Turbo Intercooled
Net Peak Power Rating - ISO 9249 at 1,800 rpm
108HP
Net Peak Power Rating - SAE J1349 at 2,100 rpm
108HP
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249
104HP
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349
104HP
Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm
44%
Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm - SAE J1349
360ft·lbf
Power Rating Conditions - No De-Rating Required Up To
7500ft
Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power ISO 14396
116HP
Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power SAE J1995
118HP

Weights

Operating Weight - Maximum
29321lb
Backhoe Quick Coupler
+87 kg (+192 lb)
Cab, ROPS/FOPS
+243 kg (+536 lb)
Counterweight
1102lb
Extendible Stick
+301 kg (+664 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) GP (Hook-On)
–150 kg (–331 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP ED (Hook-On)
+160 kg (+353 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP ED (Pin-On)
+290 kg (+639 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP HD (Hook-On)
+85 kg (+187 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) MP HD (Pin-On)
+214 kg (+472 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.53 m³ (2.0 yd³) GP (Hook-On)
–73 kg (–162 lb)
Loader Bucket - 1.53 m³ (2.0 yd³) GP (Pin-On)
+80 kg (+176 lb)
Loader Quick Coupler
+250 kg (+551 lb)
Note (1)
*Machine equipped with 340/80-18 front and 500/70-24 rear, AWD, OROPS, 1.34 m³ (1.75 yd³) general purpose bucket with bolt-on cutting edge, standard stick, 610 mm (24"") severe-duty backhoe bucket.
Note (2)
GP = General Purpose
Note (3)
MP = Multi Purpose
Note (4)
HD = Heavy Duty
Note (5)
ED = Extreme Duty
Operating Weight - Estimated*
21544lb
Operating Weight - Maximum - ROPS Capacity
29321lb

Transmission

Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 1st
3.7mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 2nd
5.9mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 3rd
7.7mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 4th
12.2mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 5th
16.7mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Forward - 6th
24.4mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Reverse - 1st
3.7mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Reverse - 2nd
7.7mile/h
Autoshift Transmission - Reverse - 3rd
16.7mile/h
Note
Travel speeds of backhoe loader in two wheel drive at full throttle, when equipped with 500/70-24 rear tires.

Hydraulic System

Pump Type
Variable Flow, Axial Piston
Pump Capacity at 2,200 rpm
58.1gal/min
System Pressure - Backhoe
3800psi
System Pressure - Loader
3800psi
Type
Closed Center

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System with Cab Heater
6gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)
5gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter
2.3gal (US)
Front Axle (Center Housing)
2.9gal (US)
Fuel Tank
42.3gal (US)
Hydraulic System (Minimum)
31.7gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank (Nominal)
14.3gal (US)
Planetaries
0.2gal (US)
Rear Axle (Center Housing)
4.4gal (US)
Transmission (Autoshift) - AWD, Autoshift
4.8gal (US)

Steering

Axle Oscillation
11°
Bore
3.35in
Note
AWD cylinder, one (1) double-acting.
Power Steering
Hydrostatic HMU
Rod Diameter
1.65in
Stroke
9.29in
Turning Circle - AWD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Front Wheels
27.33ft
Turning Circle - AWD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Widest Loader Bucket
37.75ft
Type
Front Wheel

Axle Ratings

Front Axle, AWD - Dynamic
20225lb
Front Axle, AWD - Static
50565lb
Rear Axle - Dynamic
20225lb
Rear Axle - Static
50565lb

Backhoe

Dig Depth - Standard
15.5ft

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Standard Equipment
    • 4572 mm (15 ft) center pivot excavator style backhoe
    • Adjustable auxiliary flow controls, loader and backhoe
    • Air cleaner
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 150 amp
    • Audible system fault alarm
    • Automatic Engine Speed Control (AESC)
    • Autoshift transmission with six (6) forward and three (3) reverse gears and neutral safety switch
    • Backhoe Safety Manual
    • Battery Box, external, lockable
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery, maintenance-free, 1,000 CCA
    • Boom transport lock
    • Brace, lift cylinder
    • Brake, SAHR secondary parking
    • Brakes, hydraulically boosted, oil disc, dual pedals, interlocking
    • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
    • Cat cushion swing system
    • CD-ROM Parts Manual
    • Coat restraint
    • Coolant/antifreeze, extended life
    • Counterweight, bumper, 500 kg (1,102 lb)
    • Diagnostic port for engine, machine and gauge cluster Electronic Control Modules
    • Differential lock, loader joystick
    • Dome light (cab only)
    • Engine enclosure, sound suppression removal panels
    • Engine, Cat C4.4 ACERT (Direct Injection Turbocharged), meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards, selective catalyst reduction, diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC)
    • Face seals, O-ring
    • Fan, suction and guard
    • Fast reversing shuttle, all gears
    • Fenders, rear
    • Filters, bowl and cartridge: fuel, hydraulic fluid
    • Filters, spin-on: engine oil, transmission oil, water separator
    • Flashing hazards/signal lights
    • Floor mat
    • Four Wheel Drive/Brake Mode Selector
    • Fuel tank, fully enclosed
    • Fully hinged front grill for cooling package cleaning access
    • Ground level fuel fill and DEF fill
    • High ambient cooling package
    • Hood lock, inside cab
    • Hydraulic hose, XT
    • Hydraulic oil cooler
    • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
    • Hydraulic valves, backhoe six (6) function
    • Hydraulic valves, loader three (3) function
    • Hydraulics, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump and flow sharing valve
    • Indicator lights: hydraulic implement lockout, hydraulic filter bypass, water in fuel, operator presence, remote dial throttle active, air filter blocked, engine warning, machine locked (if equipped), warning lamp, emissions module malfunction, low battery/charging system warning, high hydraulic oil temperature; LCD warnings: engine oil pressure, service due, high coolant temperature, auto idle shutdown, high torque converter temperature
    • Instrument panel lights
    • Joystick controls: electrohydraulic controls with pattern changer valve
    • Key start/stop system
    • LCD operator screen
    • Lights, working (four [4] front, four [4] rear)
    • Loader joystick, self-leveling, return-to-dig, transmission disconnect switch, Forward/Neutral/Reverse Switch, MP Auxiliary roller
    • Loader, single tilt
    • Machine Security System integrated into LCD operator display
    • Mirror, rearview
    • One-touch low idle
    • Open circuit breather
    • Operations and Maintenance Manual
    • Pattern changer, in cab
    • Power receptacle, 12 volt, one (1) internal + one (1) USB, two (2) external
    • Product Link
    • Radio ready (Cab)
    • Rubber impact strips on radiator guards
    • Seat belt, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
    • Seat mounted controls
    • Seat, air suspension with armrest
    • Stabilizer pads, reversible
    • Stabilizers, electrohydraulic, auto-up function
    • Starting system, glow plugs
    • Steering knob
    • Steering, hydrostatic
    • Stop and tail lights
    • Storage compartment (Cab/Canopy), lockable
    • Storage tray, electronics and miscellaneous items
    • Swing transport lock
    • Throttle, hand and foot, electronic
    • Tilt steering wheel (Canopy), Tilt/telescoping (Cab)
    • Tire Valve Stem Protection
    • Tires
    • Torque converter
    • Transmission neutralizer switch
    • Transport tie-downs
    • Vandalism locks, four (4)
    • Vandalism protection, gauge cover (Canopy)
    • Warning horn, electric

Optional Equipment:

  • Optional Equipment
    • Battery, additional, 1,000 CCA
    • Cab, deluxe with air conditioning
    • Cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F)
    • Cold weather package, including additional battery, engine block heater, radiator antifreeze, cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F) and mounting for an ether bottle
    • Fenders, front with integral steps
    • Guard, boom protection plate
    • Guard, stabilizer, rock
    • Guard, stabilizer, stab leg bottom
    • Hydraulic lines, combined function auxiliary
    • Hydraulic valves, loader quick coupler
    • Lights, LED work lights, wide and spot
    • Loader, Quick Coupler
    • Quick Coupler, backhoe, hydraulic, dual lock
    • Quick Coupler, backhoe, manual, dual lock
    • Quick Coupler, backhoe, pin lock
    • Radio and CD player, Bluetooth®
    • Ride Control
    • Rotating beacon, magnetic mount
    • Seat belt, 75 mm (3 in)
    • Seat, heated
    • Stick, extendible
    • Transmission, Autoshift with lock-up torque converter
    • Work Tool Attachments such as buckets, forks, material handling arms, augers, hammers, brooms, cold planers and vibratory plate compactors. See your Cat dealer for more information.