246D Skid Steer Loader

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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.

Engine

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

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 hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterwei

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 hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterwei

Dimensions

Wheel Base
49.2 in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66 in
Ground Clearance
8.9 in
Departure Angle
26°
Maximum Dump Angle
39°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
124.2 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
42.6 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
146 in
Length - Without Bucket
117.8 in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
96°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.6 in
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket
85.9 in
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler
55.2 in
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear
71.2 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 hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterwei

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

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

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
76 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Flow
32 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow XPS - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4061 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
44 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
23 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.7 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11 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 equivalent of 1.430 metric tonnes.

Noise Level

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