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Overview

The next generation of Backhoe Loaders’ provide a new benchmark for performance. Developed with over 25 years experience, the 444F is designed to exceed operator expectations with dynamic performance and class leading fuel efficiency. Operator feedback has enabled us to deliver a machine designed to meet owners’ rigorous requirements, with more performance, more versatility and more features than ever before. See your nearest Cat dealer and try out The Next Generation of Backhoe Loaders from Caterpillar.

Engine

Units:
Power - Net 96.0 hp 70.9 kW Less

Weights

Operating Weight - Nominal 19152.0 lb 8687.0 kg Less
Operating Weight - Maximum 24857.0 lb 11275.0 kg Less
Air Conditioning 86.0 lb 39.0 kg Less
Auto-Shift 60.0 lb 27.0 kg Less
Counterweights - Light 254.0 lb 115.0 kg Less
Extendible Stick 659.0 lb 299.0 kg Less
Machine Weight (Range) 8687-11 275 kg (19,152-24,857 lb) 8687-11 275 kg (19,152-24,857 lb) Less
Multi Purpose Bucket 1.5 yd3 1.15 m3 Less
Multi Purpose Bucket - with Fold-Over Forks 2044.0 lb 927.0 kg Less
Multi Purpose Bucket - without Fold-Over Forks 1691.0 lb 767.0 kg Less
Operating Weight 21480.0 lb 9743.0 kg Less
Ride Control 55.0 lb 25.0 kg Less

Hydraulic System

Pump Capacity 150 L/min @ 2,200 rpm (40 gal/min @ 2,200 rpm) 150 L/min @ 2,200 rpm (40 gal/min @ 2,200 rpm) Less
System Pressure - Backhoe 3626.0 psi 250.0 bar Less
System Pressure - Loader 3626.0 psi 250.0 bar Less
Type Closed center Closed center Less
Pump Type Variable flow, axial piston Variable flow, axial piston Less

Steering

Cylinder, One, Double-acting (AWD) - Bore 2.6 in 65.0 mm Less
Cylinder, One, Double-acting (AWD) - Rod Diameter 1.4 in 36.0 mm Less
Cylinder, One, Double-acting (AWD) - Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Turning Circle Inner Wheel Not Braked (AWD) Inner Wheel Not Braked (AWD) Less
Turning Circle - Outside Front Wheels 401.6 in 10200.0 mm Less
Turning Circle - Outside Widest Loader Bucket 458.7 in 11650.0 mm Less
Type Front Wheel Front Wheel Less
Power Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Less

Engine - Cat 3054C

Bore 4.13 in 105.0 mm Less
Displacement 269.0 in3 4.4 L Less
Net Torque Rise @ 1,400 rpm: 74.5 kW/101 hp 31.0 % 31.0 % Less
Peak Torque Rise @ 1,400 rpm: 74.5 kW/101 hp 293.0 ft-lb 397.0 N·m Less
Rated Power @ 2,200 rpm: Gross - ISO 14396 101.0 hp 74.5 kW Less
Rated Power @ 2,200 rpm: Net - 80/1269/EEC 96.0 hp 70.9 kW Less
Rated Power @ 2,200 rpm: Net - ISO 9249 96.0 hp 70.9 kW Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less

Engine - Cat C4.4

Bore 4.13 in 105.0 mm Less
Displacement 269.0 in3 4.4 L Less
Net Torque Rise @ 1,400 rpm: 74.5 kW/101 hp 32.0 % 32.0 % Less
Peak Torque Rise @ 1,400 rpm: 74.5 kW/101 hp 294.0 ft-lb 399.0 N·m Less
Rated Power @ 2,200 rpm: Gross - ISO 14396 101.0 hp 74.5 kW Less
Rated Power @ 2,200 rpm: Net - 80/1269/EEC 96.0 hp 70.5 kW Less
Rated Power @ 2,200 rpm: Net - ISO 9249 96.0 hp 70.5 kW Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System - with Heater 5.81 gal 22.0 L Less
Engine with Oil Filter 2.01 gal 7.6 L Less
Front Axle (AWD) - Center Housing 3.7 gal 14.0 L Less
Front Axle (AWD) - Wheel End/Final Drive 0.45 gal 1.7 L Less
Fuel Tank 42.27 gal 160.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 25.1 gal 95.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 10.57 gal 40.0 L Less
Rear Axle (Rigid/Steerable) - Center Housing 4.23 gal 16.0 L Less
Rear Axle (Rigid/Steerable) - Wheel End/Final Drive 0.45 gal 1.7 L Less
Transmission - Power Shuttle (AWD) 5.02 gal 19.0 L Less

Transmission - Auto-Shift

Forward - 1st 3.73 mph 6.0 km/h Less
Forward - 2nd 6.21 mph 10.0 km/h Less
Forward - 3rd 12.43 mph 20.0 km/h Less
Forward - 4th 17.4 mph 28.0 km/h Less
Forward - 5th 25.48 mph 41.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 1st 3.73 mph 6.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 2nd 8.08 mph 13.0 km/h Less
Reverse - 3rd 17.4 mph 28.0 km/h Less

Operator Station

ROPS/FOPS Standard Standard Less

Cat® 3054C DIT Diesel Engine

Gross Power (ISO 14396) @ 2,200 rpm 101.0 hp 74.5 kW Less
Net Power (ISO 9249) @ 2,200 rpm 96.0 hp 70.9 kW Less

Cat C4.4 Turbocharged After Cooled Engine

Gross Power (ISO 14396) @ 2,200 rpm 101.0 hp 74.5 kW Less
Net Power (ISO 9249) @ 2,200 rpm 96.0 hp 70.5 kW Less

Cab Features - Standard

2 Rear Side Opening Windows included included Less
8 Working Lights (4 front, 4 rear) included included Less
Beacon Socket (2) included included Less
Cab Air Conditioning included included Less
Cab Heater included included Less
Exterior Rearview Mirror included included Less
Floor Mat included included Less
Fully Glazed included included Less
Instrument Cluster Display Gauge included included Less
Internal Power Socket included included Less
LH Opening Door with Opening Window included included Less
LH Storage Console included included Less
RH Opening Door with Opening Window included included Less
Radio Ready Headliner included included Less
Seat Belt (50 mm) included included Less
Standard Air Suspension Seat included included Less
Steering Wheel Knob included included Less
Sun Visor included included Less
Tilt Steering Column included included Less
Vandal Guard included included Less

Cab Features - Deluxe

2 Rear Side Opening Windows included included Less
8 Working Lights (4 front, 4 rear) included included Less
Auto-Up Stabilizers included included Less
Beacon Socket (2) included included Less
Cab Air Conditioning included included Less
Cab Heater included included Less
Deluxe Air Suspension Seat included included Less
Exterior Rearview Mirror included included Less
Floor Mat included included Less
Fully Glazed included included Less
Instrument Cluster Display Gauge included included Less
Internal Power Socket included included Less
LH Opening Door with Opening Window included included Less
LH Storage Console included included Less
RH Opening Door with Opening Window included included Less
Radio Ready Headliner included included Less
Seat Belt (50 mm) included included Less
Steering Wheel Knob included included Less
Sun Visor included included Less
Tilt Steering Column included included Less
Vandal Guard included included Less

Loader Performance

Capacity (SAE Rated) 1.7 yd3 1.3 m3 Less
Dump Height at Maximum Angle 9.01 ft 2745.0 mm Less
Dump Reach at Maximum Angle 3.03 ft 923.0 mm Less
Lift Capacity at Maximum Height 10360.0 lb 4699.0 kg Less
Maximum Hinge Pin Height 11.54 ft 3518.0 mm Less
Tilt Breakout Force 14230.0 lb 63.3 kN Less

Equal Size Tires

Versatility in all terrain.


Industry Leading Operator Station

Enjoy complete visibility of the worksite, from comfortable surroundings.


Loader

The parallel lift loader reaches new heights.


Backhoe

Best-in-class performance and serviceability.


Hydraulics

Efficient and smooth operation.


Power Train

Powerful performance in any terrain.


Work Tools

Do more, be more. With a range of versatile tools available.


Customer Support

World class customer support services.


Serviceability

Easy service access to maintain your uptime.


444F Standard Equipment

Air cleaner, dry type, axial seal with precleaner and filter condition indicator

Alarm, back up

All Wheel Drive

Alternator, 120-amp, 12 volt

Antifreeze (to -37° C)

Audible system fault alarm

Auto-align steering

Auto-shift transmission

Backhoe, excavator-style joystick controls

Battery, maintenance free, 750 CCA

Boom, transport lock

Brace, lift cylinder

Brakes, boosted, Kevlar disc, oil disc

Cable stabilizer controls

Cat 3054C* (74.5 kW) engine or Cat C4.4** (74.5 kW) engine
  • *Stage II EU Emission Directive 97/68/EC.
  • **Stage IIIA EU Emission Directive 2004/26/EC.

Coat hook

Drain ecology

Electro-hydraulic slide frame lock

Engine enclosure

Fan, cooling and fan guard

Fast reversing shuttle, all gears

Flashing hazard/signal lights

Floor mat, rubber

Front axle, pendulum mount

Front grill with bumpers

Front headlights

Gauges: coolant temperature, fuel level, tachometer, hour meter

Ground line fuel fill with 160 L capacity

Grouser style stabilizer shoes

High ambient cooling package

Hinged cooling pack

Hydraulic oil cooler

Hydraulic Suction Strainer

Indicators: air cleaner service, parking brake on, engine coolant, hydraulic oil level sight gauge

Instrument panel lights

Intermittent front and rear wash/wipe

Lifting eye, backhoe (non EU countries only)

Lights, working (4 front, 4 rear)

Load-sensing, variable-flow system with axial-piston pump

Mirrors, external (2)

Power receptacle, 12V (2)

Power steering, hydrostatic

ROPS cab with heater, defroster, and cab recirculating fan

Seat, air suspension with fabric or vinyl seat cover

Seat belt, retractable (50 mm)

Self-cancelling directional indicator

Spin-on fuel, engine and transmission oil filters

Stick, standard

Starting system, thermal aid

Stop and tail lights (2)

Storage box, external, lockable

Swing transport lock

Throttles, hand and foot

Tires (2 front, 2 rear)

Torque converter

Transmission neutralizer switch

Warning horn, front electric

Water separator

444F Optional Equipment

Air conditioning

Attachments, front loader
  • General purpose bucket, 1.15 m3 or 1.3 m3
  • Multi purpose bucket, 1.15 m3 or 1.3 m3
  • Multi purpose bucket with forks, 1.15 m3 or 1.3 m3

Attachments, backhoe work tools
  • Quick Coupler (mechanical)
  • Quick Coupler (hydraulic)

Battery, additional

Counterweights
  • 115 kg

Cutting edge, bolt on
  • Two piece

Fenders, front, All Wheel Drive

Guards
  • AWD driveshaft
  • Teeth (GP/MP)
  • Rear lights, roading

Hydraulic valves, loader
  • 3rd valve for GP/MP

Hydraulic valves (auxiliary)
  • Extendible stick

Hydraulic lines
  • Hammer lines to stick
  • Quick disconnects

Lights
  • Number plate, rear
  • Roading

Lock-up torque converter (only available with the auto-shift transmission)

Mirror, exterior rearview, large

Object handling installation, including lifting eye, boom and stick locks, audible and visual warning system

Powered side shift

Ride control

Rotating beacon

Stabilizer street pads

Stick, extendible

Tilt steering wheel

Transport locks

Vandalism protection

Visor cab