420 Backhoe Loader

Center-Pivot 420

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Key Specs

Net Power - SAE J1349
94 HP
70 kW
Dig Depth - Standard
14.3 ft
4360 mm
Operating Weight - Maximum
24251 lb
11000 kg

Overview

The Cat® 420 Backhoe Loader delivers performance, increased fuel efficiency, superior hydraulic system, versatility and an all new operator station.

Product Specifications for 420

Net Power - SAE J1349 94 HP 70 kW
Net Peak Torque SAE J1349 293 ft-lb 397 N·m
Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm 31% 31%
Engine Model Cat 3054C Mechanically Turbocharged Cat 3054C Mechanically Turbocharged
Bore 4.13 in 105 mm
Displacement 268 in³ 4.4 l
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Emissions Cat 3054C engine emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II. Cat 3054C engine emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 2/EU Stage II.
Engine Power - ISO 14396:2002 100 HP 74 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249:2007 95 HP 71 kW
Gross Power - SAE J1995:2014 101 HP 75 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J 1349:2011 94 HP 70 kW
Net Peak Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J 1349:2011 94 HP 70 kW
Net Peak Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249:2007 95 HP 71 kW
Net Peak Torque SAE J1349 293 ft·lbf 398 N·m
Bore 4.13 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Displacement 268 in³ 4.4 l
Emissions Optional Cat C4.4 engine emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA. Optional Cat C4.4 engine emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA.
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Mechanical Turbocharged Aftercooled Cat C4.4 Mechanical Turbocharged Aftercooled
Net Torque Rise - 1,400 rpm 32% 32%
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349:2011 93 HP 69 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249:2007 94 HP 70 kW
Engine Power (ISO 14396:2002) 100 HP 75 kW
Gross Power (SAE J1995:2014) 102 HP 76 kW
Net Peak Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J 1349:2011 94 HP 70 kW
Net Peak Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249:2007 95 HP 71 kW
Operating Weight - Maximum 24251 lb 11000 kg
Minimum Operating Weight 17033 lb 7726 kg
MP Bucket (1.00 m3/1.31 yd3) - No Forks or Teeth 1642 lb 745 kg
Ride Control 33 lb 15 kg
Counterweights - Option 2 530 lb 240 kg
Counterweights - Option 1 255 lb 116 kg
Counterweights - Option 3 1015 lb 460 kg
Loader, IT with Quick Coupler 699 lb 317 kg
Air Conditioning 99 lb 45 kg
Note Specifications shown are for machine equipped with single tilt loader, ROPS, two wheel drive, standard stick, 0.96 m3 (1.25 yd3) general purpose loader bucket, 610 mm (24 in) standard duty backhoe bucket, 240 kg (530 lb) counterweight and full fuel tank. Specifications shown are for machine equipped with single tilt loader, ROPS, two wheel drive, standard stick, 0.96 m3 (1.25 yd3) general purpose loader bucket, 610 mm (24 in) standard duty backhoe bucket, 240 kg (530 lb) counterweight and full fuel tank.
Operating Weight - Maximum - ROPS Capacity 24251 lb 11000 kg
Four Wheel Drive 364 lb 165 kg
Extendible Stick 595 lb 270 kg
Auto-Shift Transmission 525 lb 238 kg
Cab - ROPS/FOPS 320 lb 145 kg
Dig Depth - Standard 14.3 ft 4360 mm
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 3rd 7 mile/h 12 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 3rd 13 mile/h 21 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 1st 3.6 mile/h 5.8 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 4th 25 mile/h 40 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 2nd 5.6 mile/h 9 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 1st 3.4 mile/h 5.4 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 5th 16 mile/h 26 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Reverse 2nd 7.6 mile/h 12 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 2nd 5.7 mile/h 9.3 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Reverse 1st 3.6 mile/h 5.8 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Reverse 3rd 17 mile/h 28 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 2nd 5.6 mile/h 9 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 4th 12 mile/h 19 km/h
Auto-Shift - Optional - Forward 6th 25 mile/h 40 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Reverse 3rd 13 mile/h 21 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 1st 3.4 mile/h 5.4 km/h
Power Shuttle Transmission - Forward 4th 25 mile/h 40 km/h
Rear Axle - Static 50582 lb 22964 kg
Front Axle (4WD) - Static 50582 lb 22964 kg
Front Axle (2WD) - Dynamic 20233 lb 9186 kg
Front Axle (4WD) - Dynamic 20233 lb 9186 kg
Rear Axle - Dynamic 20233 lb 9186 kg
Front Axle (2WD) - Static 50582 lb 22964 kg
System Pressure - Loader 3600 psi 25000 kPa
Pump Type Variable Flow, Axial Piston Variable Flow, Axial Piston
System Pressure - Backhoe 3600 psi 25000 kPa
Type Closed Center Closed Center
Pump Capacity at 2,200 rpm 43 gal/min 163 l/min
Rod Diameter 1.4 in 36 mm
Type Front Wheel Front Wheel
Turning Circle - (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Widest Loader Bucket 36 ft 10.97 m
Axle Oscillation 11° 11°
Power Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic
Stroke 4.7 in 120 mm
Bore 2.6 in 65 mm
Turning Circle - (inner wheel not braked) - Outside Front Wheels 26.8 ft 8.18 m
Front Axle (4WD) 2.9 gal (US) 11 l
Cooling System with Air Conditioning 4.9 gal (US) 18.5 l
Transmission - Auto-Shift - 4WD 5 gal (US) 19 l
Hydraulic System 25.1 gal (US) 95 l
Rear Axle 4.4 gal (US) 16.5 l
Transmission - Power Shuttle - 4WD 4 gal (US) 15 l
Fuel Tank 42 gal (US) 160 l
Engine Oil - With Filter 2.3 gal (US) 8.8 l
Rear Axle - Planetaries 0.4 gal (US) 1.7 l
Hydraulic Tank 10.6 gal (US) 40 l
Front Axle (4WD) - Planetaries 0.2 gal (US) 0.7 l
Transmission - Power Shuttle - 2WD 4 gal (US) 15 l
Choice 1 11L-16 (12 ply) F-3/19.5L-24 (12 ply) R4 ATU 11L-16 (12 ply) F-3/19.5L-24 (12 ply) R4 ATU
Choice 4 340/80R 18/19.5L-24 (12 ply) R4 ATU 340/80R 18/19.5L-24 (12 ply) R4 ATU
Choice 5 340/80R 18/500/70R 24 RT 340/80R 18/500/70R 24 RT
Choice 2 12.5/80-18 (12 ply) 1-3/19.5L-24 (12 ply) ATU 12.5/80-18 (12 ply) 1-3/19.5L-24 (12 ply) ATU
Choice 3 12.5/80-18 NHS (12 ply) 1-3/21L-24 (16 ply) R4 ATU 12.5/80-18 NHS (12 ply) 1-3/21L-24 (16 ply) R4 ATU

420 Standard Equipment

POWER TRAIN

  • Air cleaner
  • Brake, secondary parking
  • Brakes, hydraulically boosted, oil disc, dual pedals, interlocking
  • Coolant/antifreeze, extended life
  • Machine and gauge cluster Electronic Control Modules
  • Differential lock, loader joystick
  • Engine, Cat C4.4 Mechanical Turbocharged Aftercooled, meets Brazil MAR-1 noise and emission standards for agriculture and other non road machines, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
  • Engine enclosure, sound suppression removal panels
  • Fast reversing shuttle, all gears
  • Filters, spin-on: fuel, engine oil, transmission oil, water separator
  • Filters, bowl and cartridge: hydraulic fluid
  • High ambient cooling package
  • Torque converter
  • Transmission, four speed, syncromesh
  • Transmission neutralizer switch
  • Two Wheel Drive

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Joystick controls: pilot operated, excavator-style with pattern changer
  • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
  • Coat restraint
  • Drink holders, two
  • Fan, suction and guard
  • Floor mat
  • Gauge cluster
    • Gauges: coolant temperature, fuel level, tachometer
  • Indicators: air cleaner service, water separator service, engine coolant, oil pressure, torque converter temperature high, fuel level, charging, engine warning #1, engine warning #2, action lamp, wait to start
  • Instrument panel lights
  • Mirror, rearview
  • Pattern changer, in cab
  • Radio ready
  • Seat belt, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
  • Steering knob
  • Seat, mechanical suspension, vinyl
  • Storage compartment, lockable
  • Storage tray
  • Tilt steering column
  • Throttle, hand and foot, manual

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Adjustable auxiliary controls, backhoe loader
  • Face seals, O-ring
  • Hydraulic hose, XT™
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
  • Hydraulic valve, hydrostatic steering
  • Hydraulic valves, loader 2 function
  • Hydraulic valves, backhoe 5 function
  • Hydraulics, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 120 amp
  • Audible system fault alarm
  • Battery, maintenance-free, 880 CCA
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery remote jumpstart
  • Dome light (cab only)
  • Flashing hazards/signal lights
  • Key start/stop system
  • Lights, working (2 front, 2 rear)
  • Power receptacle, 12 volt, 2 internal, 1 external
  • Socket, two roof
  • Starting system, glow plugs
  • Stop and tail lights
  • Warning horn, electric

OTHER

  • Boom transport lock
  • Brace, lift cylinder
  • Bucket level indicator
  • Cat cushion swing system
  • Counterweight, bumper
  • Fenders, rear
  • Fuel tank, fully enclosed
  • Fully hinged front grill for cooling package cleaning access
  • Ground level fuel fill
  • Hood lock, inside cab
  • Loader, self-leveling, return-to-dig and transmission disconnect switch
  • Loader, single tilt
  • Open circuit breather
  • Power steering, hydrostatic
  • Stabilizer shoes, street
  • Swing transport lock
  • Tires
  • Toolbox, external, lockable
  • Transport tie-downs
  • Vandalism locks, four

420 Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Cab, deluxe
  • Cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F)
  • Cold weather package, including additional battery, engine block heater, radiator antifreeze, cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F) and mounting for an ether bottle
  • Counterweights, 115 kg (255 lb), 240 kg (530 lb) or 460 kg (1,015 lb)
  • Fenders, front with integral steps
  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Guard, boom protection plate
  • Guard, stabilizer, rock
  • Hydraulic valves, loader with auxiliary roller thumb control (3rd valve for GP, MP or Quick Coupler)
  • Hydraulic valves, backhoe 6 function
  • Hydraulic lines, combined function auxiliary
  • Product Link™, cellular, PL243
  • Product Link, satellite, PLE683
  • Quick Coupler, manual, dual lock
  • Radio, Bluetooth
  • Ride Control
  • Rotating beacon, magnetic mount
  • Seat, air suspension, fabric with armrest
  • Security system keypad
  • Stabilizer pads, flip over
  • Stick, extendible
  • Storage box
  • Transmission, AutoShift
  • Vandalism protection, gauge cover
  • Work Tool Attachments such as general purpose buckets, multi purpose buckets, heavy duty backhoe buckets and standard duty backhoe buckets. See your Cat dealer for more information.

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