Backhoe Loaders 444

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Key Specs

Power - Net
92 HP
68 kW
Operating Weight - Nominal
20860 lb
9462 kg
Operating Weight - Maximum
25353 lb
11500 kg

Overview

TAKE CONTROL IN A CAT® BACKHOE LOADER

The Cat® 444 Backhoe Loader provides a C3.6 Stage V engine, optimal operator comfort and control, interactive display screens, an Excavator Style Boom, powerful and efficient hydraulics, Power Management Modes, and Product Link™.

Benefits

SAVE FUEL

Save up to 10% in fuel with the Cat engine, which is designed to meet the latest emissions standards.

SEAT-MOUNTED CONTROLS

Operate in comfort with ergonomic, seat-mounted electro‑hydraulic controls. These are designed to give you more control over every move.

CHOOSE YOUR SETTINGS

Use the display screen to set your personal operator preferences, so you can work at a pace that suits you, everytime.

Product Specifications for 444

Power - Net 92 HP 68 kW
Stroke 4.72 in 120 mm
Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power ISO 14396 74 kW/101 hp 74 kW/101 hp
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 68 kW/92 hp 68 kW/92 hp
Net Torque - SAE J1349 322 lbf 436 N·m
Torque Rise (net) 48% @ 1,500 rpm 48% @ 1,500 rpm
Emissions Meets EU Stage V emission standards. Meets EU Stage V emission standards.
Bore 3.86 in 98 mm
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
Displacement 220 in³ 3.6 l
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 68 kW/92 hp 68 kW/92 hp
Note (2) No derating required up to 3048 m altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems. No derating required up to 3048 m altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Engine C3.6 74.5 kW Electronic Turbo Intercooled C3.6 74.5 kW Electronic Turbo Intercooled
Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power SAE J1995 76 kW/103 hp 76 kW/103 hp
Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power ISO 14396 82 kW/111 hp 82 kW/111 hp
Displacement 220 in³ 3.6 l
Net Torque - SAE J1349 358 ft-lb 485 N·m
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 76 kW/103 hp 76 kW/103 hp
Engine C3.6 82 kW Electronic Turbo Intercooled C3.6 82 kW Electronic Turbo Intercooled
Torque Rise (net) 48% @ 1,500 rpm 48% @ 1,500 rpm
Ratings at 2,200 rpm - Gross Power SAE J1995 84 kW/114 hp 84 kW/114 hp
Stroke 4.72 in 120 mm
Note (2) No derating required up to 3048 m altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems. No derating required up to 3048 m altitude. Auto derate protects hydraulic and transmission systems.
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 75 kW/102 hp 75 kW/102 hp
Bore 3.86 in 98 mm
Emissions Meets EU Stage V emission standards. Meets EU Stage V emission standards.
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
Forward - 5th 16.8 mile/h 27 km/h
Reverse - 1st 3.7 mile/h 6 km/h
Forward - 6th 24.9 mile/h 40 km/h
Forward - 1st 3.7 mile/h 6 km/h
Reverse - 2nd 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Forward - 2nd 6.2 mile/h 10 km/h
Forward - 3rd 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Reverse - 3rd 16.8 mile/h 27 km/h
Forward - 4th 12.4 mile/h 20 km/h
Reverse - 1st 3.7 mile/h 6 km/h
Forward - 6th 24.9 mile/h 40 km/h
Reverse - 2nd 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Forward - 2nd 6.2 mile/h 10 km/h
Forward - 4th 12.4 mile/h 20 km/h
Forward - 1st 3.7 mile/h 6 km/h
Forward - 5th 16.8 mile/h 27 km/h
Forward - 3rd 7.5 mile/h 12 km/h
Reverse - 3rd 16.8 mile/h 27 km/h
Rear Axle - Static 50627 lb 22964 kg
Front Axle (AWD) - Dynamic 20252 lb 9186 kg
Front Axle (AWD) - Static 50627 lb 22964 kg
Rear Axle - Dynamic 20252 lb 9186 kg
Operating Weight - Nominal 20860 lb 9462 kg
Operating Weight - Maximum 25353 lb 11500 kg
Counterweights - Maximum 254 lb 115 kg
All-Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Ride Control 33 lb 15 kg
4.9 m Extendible Stick - Excluding Front Counterweight 783 lb 355 kg
4.3 m Extendible Stick - Excluding Front Counterweight 439 lb 199 kg
Air Conditioning 71 lb 32 kg
Operating Weight - ROPS Capacity - Maximum 25353 lb 11500 kg
Loader, IT with Quick Coupler 408 lb 185 kg
Operating Weight 20860 lb 9462 kg
MP Bucket (1.3 m³/1.7 yd³) - without Fold-over Forks 1854 lb 841 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Standard Stick - Loader Bucket - No QC - MP 0 lb 0 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Extendible Stick - Loader Bucket - IT Loader with QC - MP 254 lb 115 kg
MP Bucket (1.3 m³/1.7 yd³) - with Fold-over Forks 2249 lb 1020 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Extendible Stick - Loader Bucket - IT Loader with QC - GP 254 lb 115 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Standard Stick - Loader Bucket - IT Loader with QC - MP 254 lb 115 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Standard Stick - Loader Bucket - No QC - GP 0 lb 0 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Extendible Stick - Loader Bucket - No QC - GP 0 lb 0 kg
Cab - ROPS/FOPS Standard Standard
Note Machine Configuration – HRC 74.5 kW engine; 4.3 m standard stick hoe; standard cab with A/C; AWD auto-shift transmission; 1.3 m³ MP loader bucket; 600 mm standard duty hoe bucket; 440/80R28 tires; no counterweight; 80 kg operator; full fuel tank. Machine Configuration – HRC 74.5 kW engine; 4.3 m standard stick hoe; standard cab with A/C; AWD auto-shift transmission; 1.3 m³ MP loader bucket; 600 mm standard duty hoe bucket; 440/80R28 tires; no counterweight; 80 kg operator; full fuel tank.
Total Gross Weight Not to Exceed 25353 lb 11500 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Standard Stick - Loader Bucket - IT Loader with QC - GP 254 lb 115 kg
Minimum Counterweight Recommendations - Extendible Stick - Loader Bucket - No QC - MP 0 lb 0 kg
Auto-Shift Transmission Standard Standard
System Pressure - Backhoe 3626 psi 250 bar
System Pressure - Loader 3626 psi 250 bar
Pump Capacity @ 2,200 rpm 49.4 gal/min 187 l/min
Type Closed Center Closed Center
Pump Type Variable-Flow, Axial Piston Variable-Flow, Axial Piston
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Bore 3.3 in 85 mm
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Axle Oscillation 0.31 in 8 mm
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Rod Diameter 1.7 in 42 mm
AWD Cylinder, One (1) Double Acting - Stroke 4.6 in 117 mm
Turning Circle (28" Tires) - 2WD/AWD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Widest Loader Bucket 41.31 ft 12.59 m
Turning Circle (28" Tires) - 2WD/AWD (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Front Wheels 32.15 ft 9.8 m
Type Front Wheel Front Wheel
Power Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic
Fuel Tank 42.3 gal (US) 160 l
Engine Oil - With Filter 2.4 gal (US) 9 l
Rear Axle 4.2 gal (US) 16 l
Rear Axle - Planetaries 0.4 gal (US) 1.7 l
Front Axle (AWD) 3.7 gal (US) 14 l
Cooling System - A/C 4.6 gal (US) 17.5 l
Front Axle (AWD) - Planetaries 0.4 gal (US) 1.7 l
Hydraulic Tank 11.1 gal (US) 42 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid 5 gal (US) 19 l
Transmission - Auto-Shift - AWD 5 gal (US) 19 l
Hydraulic System 25.1 gal (US) 95 l
Note Travel speeds of backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 440/80-28 rear tires. Travel speeds of backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 440/80-28 rear tires.

444 Standard Equipment

Cab ROPS and FOPS

  • Cab, Standard

Tires/Steering/Brakes

  • All Wheel Drive
  • 100% Differential Lock
  • Hydraulic Boosted Brakes
  • Tires 24 inch

Engine/Transmission

  • Engine, C3.6 74.5 kW
  • Battery, 750 CCA, Standard
  • Hinged Radiator Pack
  • Auto Idle
  • Forward-Neutral-Reverse (FNR) on Loader Lever
  • Eco Mode
  • Standard Mode
  • Standard + Mode
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Transmission, Six Speed Automatic

Controls

  • Controls, EH
  • Pattern Selector (ISO/SAE)
  • Power Steering, Hydrostatic

Hydraulics

  • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
  • Side Shift Lock
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooler
  • Loader Kickout, Float
  • Loader Kickout, Return to Dig
  • Continuous Flow
  • Programmable Auxiliary Flow

Booms, Sticks and Linkages

  • Stick Standard, 4.3 m
  • Transport Lock, Swing
  • Transport Lock, Boom

Other Attachments

  • External Tool Box
  • Transport Tie Downs

Electrical

  • Display Screen, Soft Key
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Stabilizer Alarm

444 Optional Equipment

Cab ROPS and FOPS

  • Cab, Deluxe

Tires/Steering/Brakes

  • Tires 28 inch

Engine/Transmission

  • Engine, C3.6 82 kW
  • Battery, 750 CCA, Heavy Duty
  • Engine Block Heater
  • Transmission, Six Speed with Lock-Up Torque Converter

Hydraulics

  • Hydraulic Quick Disconnects
  • Hydraulic Lines, One Way
  • Hydraulic Lines, Two Way
  • Powered Side Shift
  • Ride Control

Booms, Sticks and Linkages

  • Stick Extending, 4.3 m
  • Stick Extending, 4.9 m
  • Hoe Quick Coupler, Mechanical
  • Hoe Quick Coupler, Hydraulic
  • Loader Quick Coupler, Hydraulic

Other Attachments

  • Counterweight, 115 kg
  • Front Fenders
  • Street Pads, Stabilizers

Electrical

  • Display Screen, Touchscreen
  • Product Link Cellular
  • Product Link Satellite
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Beacon, Strobe

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