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232D3 Skid Steer Loader

Comfortable. Performance. Smart.

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.

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    Benefits

    15% Additional Space for More Operator Comfort

    •Redesigned, More Comfortable Cab
    •Wider opening door for easier machine entry

    30% Additional Capacity in a New Line of Buckets

    •New Industrial Performance Buckets

    SMART

    •Providing the Next Level Machine and Tool Compatibility
    •Integrated SMART technology to automate complex attachments
    - INDUSTRY FIRSTS
    - Attachment recognition
    - Tailors controls
    - Grade Assist

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    • 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.
    • Cab
      FOPS
      ISO 3449:2005 Level I
      ROPS
      ISO 3471:2008
    • Dimensions
      Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
      8.4 in
      Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
      118.1 in
      Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
      8.8 in
      Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
      35.2 in
      Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
      88.7 in
      Departure Angle
      27.9°
      Ground Clearance
      6.7 in
      Height - Top of Cab
      79.9 in
      Length - With Bucket on Ground
      127.3 in
      Length - Without Bucket
      99.3 in
      Maximum Dump Angle
      47.4°
      Maximum Overall Height
      150.9 in
      Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
      49.2 in
      Note
      Operating 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).
      Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
      88.2°
      Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
      25.7 in
      Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
      77.8 in
      Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
      43.4 in
      Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
      59.6 in
      Vehicle Width over Tires
      58.9 in
      Wheel Base
      41.5 in
    • Engine
      Bore
      3.3 in
      Displacement
      134.3 in³
      Engine Model
      Cat C2.2 CRDI
      Gross Power - SAE J1995
      67.1 HP
      Net Flywheel Power
      65.8 HP
      Net Power - ISO 9249
      66.5 HP
      Net Power - SAE 1349
      65.8 HP
      Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
      153 ft·lbf
      Stroke
      3.9 in
    • Hydraulic System
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
      50.9 HP
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
      26 gal/min
      Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
      3336 psi
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
      35.5 HP
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
      18 gal/min
      Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
      3336 psi
    • Noise Level
      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 speeds.
      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.
      Outside Cab**
      101 dB(A)
    • Operating Specifications
      Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
      3928 lb
      Note
      Operating 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
      1900 lb
      Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
      2000 lb
      Tipping Load
      3800 lb
    • Power Train
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
      7.6 mile/h
      Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
      11.1 mile/h
    • Service Refill Capacities
      Chain Box - Each Side
      1.8 gal (US)
      Cooling System
      3.2 gal (US)
      Engine Crankcase
      2.6 gal (US)
      Fuel Tank
      15.1 gal (US)
      Hydraulic System
      11.9 gal (US)
      Hydraulic Tank
      9 gal (US)
    • Weights
      Note
      Operating 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).
      Operating Weight
      6514 lb
    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 V 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
    • 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
    • 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)