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272D Skid Steer Loader

The Cat 272D 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.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Engine Model Cat C3.8 (turbocharged)
  • Net Flywheel Power 95.0 hp
  • Rated Operating Capacity 3200.0 lb
  • Gross Power 98.0 hp

PRICE (USD)
Call 800-637-5000 for rate information

Engine

  • Engine Model
    Cat C3.8 (turbocharged)
  • Net Flywheel Power
    95.0 hp
  • Gross Power
    98.0 hp
  • Net Power EEC ISO 9249
    95.0 hp
  • Net Power SAE 1349
    95.0 hp
  • Displacement
    232.0 in³
  • Stroke
    4.7 in
  • Bore
    3.9 in
  • Net Power - SAE 1349
    95 HP
  • Engine Model
    Cat C3.8 (turbocharged)
  • Net Flywheel Power
    95 HP
  • Gross Power
    98 HP
  • Gross Power - SAE J1995
    98 HP
  • Net Power - ISO 9249 EEC
    95 HP
  • Displacement
    232 in³
  • Stroke
    4.7 in
  • Bore
    3.9 in

Operating Specifications

  • Rated Operating Capacity
    3200.0 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity w/Optional Counterweight
    3450.0 lb
  • Tipping Load
    6400.0 lb
  • Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
    7443.0 lb
  • Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder
    6079.0 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity
    3200 lb
  • Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
    3450 lb
  • Tipping Load
    6400 lb
  • Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
    7443 lb
  • Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder
    6079 lb

Weights

  • Operating Weight
    8252.0 lb
  • Operating Weight
    8252 lb

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase
    54.6 in
  • Length w/Bucket on Ground
    152.6 in
  • Length w/o Bucket
    124.3 in
  • Height to Top of Cab
    83.1 in
  • Vehicle Width over Tires
    72.0 in
  • Max Overall Height
    159.9 in
  • Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift
    127.1 in
  • Reach at Max Lift and Dump
    31.4 in
  • Clearance at Max Lift and Dump
    95.7 in
  • Ground Clearance
    8.6 in
  • Departure Angle
    27°
  • Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle
    42.8 in
  • Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
  • Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear
    73.7 in
  • Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler
    58.4 in
  • Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket
    90.2 in
  • Max. Reach w/Arms-Parallel
    51.1 in
  • Rack Back Angle at Max Height
    83°
  • Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift
    16.4 in
  • Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
    31.4 in
  • Wheel Base
    54.6 in
  • Length - With Bucket on Ground
    152.6 in
  • Length - Without Bucket
    124.3 in
  • Height - Top of Cab
    83.1 in
  • Vehicle Width over Tires
    72 in
  • Maximum Overall Height
    159.9 in
  • Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
    127.1 in
  • Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
    7.8 in
  • Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
    95.7 in
  • Ground Clearance
    8.6 in
  • Departure Angle
    27°
  • Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle
    42.8 in
  • Maximum Dump Angle
    52°
  • Turn Radius from Center - Rear
    73.7 in
  • Turn Radius from Center - Coupler
    58.4 in
  • Turn Radius from Center - Bucket
    90.2 in
  • Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel
    51.1 in
  • Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
    83°
  • Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
    16.4 in

Cab

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

Power Train

  • Travel Speed Forward
    6.6 mph
  • Travel Speed Reverse
    6.6 mph
  • Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option
    9.4 mph
  • Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option
    9.4 mile/h
  • Travel Speed Forward
    6.6 mile/h
  • Travel Speed Reverse
    6.6 mile/h
  • Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option
    9.4 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

  • Chain box, each side
    2.7 gal
  • Cooling System
    4.1 gal
  • Engine Crankcase
    3.5 gal
  • Fuel Tank
    32.2 gal
  • Hydraulic System
    14.5 gal
  • Hydraulic Tank
    10.3 gal
  • Chain Box - Each Side
    2.7 gal (US)
  • Cooling System
    4.1 gal (US)
  • Engine Crankcase
    3.5 gal (US)
  • Fuel Tank
    32.2 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic System
    14.5 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank
    10.3 gal (US)

Hydraulic System

  • Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    3335.0 psi
  • Loader Hydraulic Flow
    23.0 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    44.0 hp
  • Hydraulic Flow
    High Flow XPS
  • Loader Hydraulic Pressure
    4061.0 psi
  • Loader Hydraulic Flow
    32.0 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Power (calculated)
    76.0 hp
  • Hydraulic Flow (1)
    Standard
  • Hydraulic Flow (2)
    High Flow XPS
  • Loader Hydraulic Pressure (1)
    3335 psi
  • Loader Hydraulic Pressure (2)
    4061 psi
  • Loader Hydraulic Flow (1)
    23 gal/min
  • Loader Hydraulic Flow (2)
    32 gal/min
  • Hydraulic Power - Calculated (1)
    44 HP
  • Hydraulic Power - Calculated (2)
    76 HP

Comfortable Cab

Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.

Outstanding Power

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, optional two speed travel and an industry exclusive electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. Electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance.

Versatility to Tackle Any Job

Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner. Speed Sensitive Ride Control option improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort. Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools makes the Cat Skid Steer Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Advanced Display

Maximize machine capability and control with optional Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. The display also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Easy Service

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

Standard Equipment:

  • Electrical
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 100 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, 880 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, 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 1
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rear View 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 C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • SOS Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
    • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
    • Filters, Cartridge-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
  • Mandatory Equipment
    • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow XPS
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Electric
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3)
    • Power Train: One Speed, Two Speed or Two Speed with Ride Control
    • Comfort Package (must select one of the following):
    • Tires, 12 x 16.5 or 14 x 17.5
    • 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 plus Air Conditioner
    • 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), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • Performance Package H3: High Flow XPS, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)

Optional Equipment: