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272D3 XE Skid Steer Loader

The Cat® 272D3 XE Skid Steer Loader, with its powerful engine, high output hydraulic system, high lift forces and vertical lift design, provides the maximum performance for work tool productivity, digging, truck loading and material handling.
  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs

Standard Equipment

  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 100 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Rear Halogen Working Lights, Two Adjustable Front Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA, with Battery Disconnect
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, DEF Level, Hour Meter
    • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Air Inlet Heater Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Park Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
    • High Back Cloth Seat with Air Suspension, Heated with Recline and Lumbar Support and Fully Adjustable Seat Mounted Controls
    • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
    • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages
    • ROPS Cab, Enclosed, Tilt Up
    • FOPS, Level I
    • Top, Rear and Side Windows
    • Headliner, Deluxe
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) and Foot Throttle, Electronic with Decel Feature
    • Advanced Display with Rearview Camera: Full Color, 127 mm (5 in) LCD Screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Drive Response, and Creep Control
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C3.8, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final and Stage V Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
    • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
    • Filters, Canister-type, Fuel and Water Separator
    • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
    • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission, Two Speed with Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • Four Wheel Chain Drive, 14 × 17.5 Tires
  • OTHER
    • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
    • Extended Life Antifreeze, –37° C (–34° F)
    • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
    • Support, Lift Arm
    • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
    • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
    • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
    • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
    • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
    • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
    • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
    • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
    • Belly Pan Cleanout
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan
    • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular
  • MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • High Visibility Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGE:
      – Performance Package H3: XE Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Work Tool Return to Dig, Work Tool Positioner, and Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGE:
      – Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, Air Ride Seat (High Back and Heated) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)

Optional Equipment

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Variable Speed Demand Fan with Reversing Functionality
    • External Counterweights
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
272D3 XE Skid Steer Loader
Name:
272D3 XE
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Engine

Gross Power - SAE J1995:
110 HP / 82 kW

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity:
3700 lb / 1680 kg

Weights

Operating Weight:
9573 lb / 4342 kg

Dimensions

Wheel Base:
54.6 in / 1386 mm
Height - Top of Cab:
84 in / 2133 mm
Vehicle Width over Tires:
76 in / 1930 mm
Ground Clearance:
10.4 in / 263 mm
Departure Angle:
28°
Maximum Dump Angle:
51°
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle:
46.2 in / 1175 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear:
74.7 in / 1899 mm
Length - Without Bucket:
127 in / 3226 mm
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump:
29 in / 736 mm
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump:
97.4 in / 2474 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift:
128.6 in / 3265 mm
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position:
9.3 in / 235 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler:
57.7 in / 1466 mm
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift:
13.5 in / 344 mm
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height:
84°
Maximum Overall Height:
161.5 in / 4103 mm
Length - With Bucket on Ground:
155 in / 3937 mm
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground:
49.1 in / 1246 mm
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket (racked):
90.6 in / 2301 mm

Hydraulic System

Standard Flow Mode - Loader Hydraulic Pressure:
3335 psi / 23000 kPa
Standard Flow Mode - Hydraulic Power - Calculated:
44 HP / 33 kW
Standard Flow Mode - Loader Hydraulic Flow:
23 gal/min / 86 l/min
Note:
*When equipped with Cat 400 Series work tools.
Hydraulic Flow - XE - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure:
4061 psi / 28000 kPa
Hydraulic Flow - XE - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow*:
40 gal/min / 150 l/min
Hydraulic Flow - XE - Hydraulic Power (calculated):
94 HP / 70 kW

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed:
7.2 mile/h / 11.6 km/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed:
10.3 mile/h / 16.6 km/h

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System:
4.1 gal (US) / 16 l
Engine Crankcase:
3.5 gal (US) / 13 l
Fuel Tank:
31.7 gal (US) / 120 l
Hydraulic System:
14.5 gal (US) / 55 l
Hydraulic Tank:
10.3 gal (US) / 39 l
Chain Box - Each Side:
2.7 gal (US) / 10.2 l

Air Conditioning System (if equipped)

Air Conditioning:
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.

Engine

Net Power - SAE 1349:
106 HP / 79 kW
Displacement:
232 in³ / 3.8 l
Stroke:
4.7 in / 120 mm
Bore:
3.9 in / 100 mm
Net Flywheel Power:
106 HP / 79 kW
Engine Model:
Cat C3.8 DIT (turbo)
Net Power - ISO 9249:
107 HP / 80 kW
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995:
276 ft·lbf / 374 N·m

Operating Specifications

Tipping Load:
7400 lb / 3365 kg
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder:
7362 lb / 3339 kg
Breakout Force - Lift Cylinder:
6085 lb / 2760 kg

Noise Level

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.

Operating Specifications

Note:
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA battery, dual direction self level, 2036 mm (80 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 14 × 17.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Service Refill Capacities

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Tank:
5 gal (US) / 19 l

Weights

Note:
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA battery, dual direction self level, 2036 mm (80 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 14 × 17.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Dimensions

Note:
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, two speed, ride control, enclosed cab with glass door, side windows, air conditioning, air ride seat, advanced display, rearview camera, 1,000 CCA battery, dual direction self level, 2036 mm (80 in) low profile bucket, no optional counterweights, Cat PC 14 × 17.5 tires and manual quick coupler (unless otherwise noted).

Noise Level

Outside Cab***:
104 dB(A) / 104 dB(A)
Inside Cab**:
83 dB(A) / 83 dB(A)
Note (1):
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight:
3950 lb / 1795 kg

Noise Level

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.

Dimensions

Roll Back Angle:
28°