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246D3 Skid Steer Loader

The Cat® 246D3 Skid Steer Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power.

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Product Specs

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349 72.9 HP
Displacement 203 in³
Stroke 4.7 in
Bore 3.7 in
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195 ft·lbf
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.7 HP
Net Flywheel Power 72.9 HP

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 2200 lb
Tipping Load 4400 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7355 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, 1676 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Weights

Operating Weight 7478 lb
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Dimensions

Wheel Base 49.2 in
Height - Top of Cab 83.1 in
Vehicle Width over Tires 66 in
Ground Clearance 8.9 in
Departure Angle 26°
Maximum Dump Angle 39°
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 42.6 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 96°
Length - Without Bucket 117.8 in
Maximum Overall Height 158.7 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 54.6 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 146 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 55.2 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 124.2 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 97.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 85.9 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 71.2 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 23.6 in
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Hydraulic System

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

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 7.7 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 11 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side 3.3 gal (US)
Cooling System 3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 27.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 13.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US)

Noise Level

Inside Cab* 81 dB(A)
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)
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.

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 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.