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272D3 Skid Steer Loader

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.

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Product Specs

Engine

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

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 3450 lb
Tipping Load 6900 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7443 lb
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder 6074 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 3690 lb
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 battery, 1883 mm (74 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Weights

Operating Weight 9133 lb
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 battery, 1883 mm (74 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Dimensions

Wheel Base 54.6 in
Height - Top of Cab 82.4 in
Vehicle Width over Tires 72 in
Ground Clearance 8.9 in
Departure Angle 27°
Maximum Dump Angle 51°
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 14.7 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 127.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 74.7 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 30.3 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 46.2 in
Length - Without Bucket 127.6 in
Maximum Overall Height 160.1 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 58.3 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 50.5 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 96 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 155.7 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked) 89.8 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 84°
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 battery, 1883 mm (74 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).
Roll Back Angle 28°

Hydraulic System

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

Cab

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

Power Train

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

Service Refill Capacities

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

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.

Noise Level

Outside Cab** 102 dB(A)
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 (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Inside Cab* 83 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.