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Overview

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

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo) Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo) Less
Net Flywheel Power 72.9 HP 54.4 kW Less
Gross Power - SAE J1995 74.3 HP 55.4 kW Less
Net Power - SAE 1349 72.9 HP 54.4 kW Less
Displacement 203.0 in³ 3.3 l Less
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm Less
Bore 3.7 in 94.0 mm Less
Net Power - ISO 9249 73.7 HP 54.9 kW Less
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 195.0 HP 265.0 kW Less

Weights

Operating Weight 7424.0 lb 3368.0 kg Less
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted). Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted). Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 2150.0 lb 975.0 kg Less
Tipping Load 4300.0 lb 1950.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 7355.0 lb 3336.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 2400.0 lb 1088.0 kg Less
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted). Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted). Less

Dimensions

Wheel Base 49.2 in 1249.0 mm Less
Height - Top of Cab 83.1 in 2110.0 mm Less
Vehicle Width over Tires 66.0 in 1676.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 8.9 in 226.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 26° 26° Less
Maximum Dump Angle 39° 39° Less
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 7.9 in 200.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 124.2 in 3154.0 mm Less
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 42.6 in 1083.0 mm Less
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 97.1 in 2465.0 mm Less
Length - With Bucket on Ground 146.0 in 3708.0 mm Less
Length - Without Bucket 117.8 in 2993.0 mm Less
Maximum Overall Height 158.7 in 4032.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 54.6 in 1388.0 mm Less
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 96° 96° Less
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 23.6 in 600.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket 85.9 in 2181.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler 55.2 in 1401.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear 71.2 in 1806.0 mm Less
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted). Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (66 in) dirt bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweights and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted). Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 76.0 HP 57.0 kW Less
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Flow 32.0 gal/min 121.0 l/min Less
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 4061.0 psi 28000.0 kPa Less
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 44.0 HP 33.0 kW Less
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 23.0 gal/min 86.0 l/min Less
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 7.7 mile/h 12.5 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 11.0 mile/h 17.7 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side 3.3 gal (US) 12.7 l Less
Cooling System 3.7 gal (US) 14.0 l Less
Engine Crankcase 3.0 gal (US) 11.0 l Less
Fuel Tank 24.8 gal (US) 94.0 l Less
Hydraulic System 13.7 gal (US) 52.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 10.3 gal (US) 39.0 l Less

Air Conditioning System

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. 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. Less

Noise Level

Inside Cab* 81 dB(A) 81 dB(A) Less
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe. Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe. Less
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. *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. Less
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. **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC. Less
Outside Cab** 101 dB(A) 101 dB(A) Less