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242D3 Skid Steer Loader

The Cat® 242D3 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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Product Specs

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349 73.2 HP
Displacement 203 in³
Stroke 4.7 in
Bore 3.7 in
Net Flywheel Power 73.2 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195 ft·lbf
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.9 HP
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 2200 lb
Tipping Load 4400 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 4963 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2410 lb
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Weights

Operating Weight 7138 lb
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Dimensions

Wheel Base 43.5 in
Height - Top of Cab 83.1 in
Vehicle Width over Tires 66 in
Ground Clearance 8.7 in
Departure Angle 27°
Maximum Dump Angle 52°
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 51.8 in
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 7.2 in
Length - Without Bucket 108.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 121.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 64.5 in
Maximum Overall Height 154.2 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 137.3 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 83 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 21.7 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 49.2 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 87°
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 90 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 40.2 in

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 58 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 30 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 39 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335 psi

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 11.5 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 7.5 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side 2.3 gal (US)
Cooling System 3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 24.8 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 13.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US)

Noise Level

Inside Cab** 83 dB(A)
Outside Cab*** 101 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.

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.