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272D2 Skid Steer Loader
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The Cat® 272D2 Skid Steer Loader, with its long wheel base and vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent material handling.

Standard Equipment


Seat (Capacity) - Front
3400 lb


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


Top Speed
6.6 mph
Travel Speed Reverse
9.4 mph

Service Refill Capacities

Chain box, each side
2.7 gal
Cooling System
4.1 gal
Engine Crankcase
3.5 gal
Fuel Tank
32.2 gal
Hydraulic System
14.5 gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal


Fuel Type
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power
95 hp
Gross Power
98 hp
Gross Power SAE J1995
95 hp
Net Power EEC ISO 9249
96 hp
Net Power SAE 1349
246 hp
232 in3
4.7 in
3.9 in


54.6 in
Length w/Bucket on Ground
127.6 in
Length w/o Bucket
155.7 in
Height to Top of Cab
82.4 in
Vehicle Width over Tires
160.1 in
Max Overall Height
127.1 in
Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift
7.8 in
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos.
30.3 in
Reach at Max Lift and Dump
96.0 in
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump
8.9 in
Ground Clearance
27° in
Departure Angle
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle
51° in
Maximum Dump Angle
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear
74.7 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler
58.3 in
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket
89.8 in
Max. Reach w/Arms-Parallel
50.5 in
Rack Back Angle at Max Height
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift
14.7 in


Operating Weight
8768 lb

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity w/Optional Counterweight
3650 lb
Tipping Load
6800 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
7443 lb
Breakout Force, Lift Cylinder
6074 lb

Hydraulic System

Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Loader Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Power (calculated)
44 hp
Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4061 psi
Loader Hydraulic Flow
32 gal/min
Hydraulic Power (calculated)
76 hp


Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes Cat Skid Steer Loaders the industry leader in operator comfort.

Advanced Display

Advanced Display

Maximize machine capability and control with the standard Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Powerful Performance

Powerful Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, optional two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. High Flow XPS hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance. Electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner.

Ride Control

Ride Control

Speed Sensitive Ride Control option improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort.

Outstanding Versatility

Outstanding Versatility

Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools make the Cat Skid Steer Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Easy Service

Easy Service

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.