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

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Engine

Net Flywheel Power
72.9 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349
72.9 HP
Bore
3.7 in
Stroke
4.7 in
Displacement
203 in³
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.7 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3 HP
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195 ft·lbf

Weights

Operating Weight
7424 lb
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 hydraul

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2150 lb
Tipping Load
4300 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7355 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2400 lb
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 hydraul

Dimensions

Vehicle Width over Tires
66 in
Departure Angle
26°
Maximum Dump Angle
39°
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 in
Wheel Base
49.2 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1 in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
124.2 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.6 in
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 hydraul
Length - With Bucket on Ground
146 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
42.6 in
Ground Clearance
8.9 ft
Length - Without Bucket
117.8 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
96°

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
3.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)
Chain Box - Each Side
3.3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
24.8 gal (US)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
44 HP

Noise Level

Note (1)
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Outside Cab**
101 dB(A) 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 so
Inside Cab*
81 dB(A) 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.

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.7 mile/h

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 equiv