272D3 Skid Steer Loader

272D3 Skid Steer Loader

Overview

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.

Quiet and Comfortable
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 c...
Maximum Performance
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.
Making Your Job Easier
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.
Optimized Machine Capability
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 Smooth Ride
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.
Quiet and Comfortable
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.
Maximum Performance
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.
Making Your Job Easier
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.
Optimized Machine Capability
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 Smooth Ride
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.

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)
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 spee
Outside Cab**
102 dB(A)

Weights

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
Operating Weight
9133lb

Operating Specifications

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

Service Refill Capacities

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

Dimensions

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

Engine

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

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.

Power Train

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

Cab

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

Hydraulic System

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

Standard/Optional Features

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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