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242D Skid Steer Loader Specifications
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Engine Model Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power 73.2 hp
Net Flywheel Power 73.2 HP

Engine

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

Weights

Operating Weight
6980 lb
Operating Weight
6980 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 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweigh
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 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweigh

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2150 lb
Rated Operating Capacity
2150 lb
Tipping Load
4300 lb
Tipping Load
4300 lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
5034 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
5034 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2350 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2350 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 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweigh
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 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweigh

Dimensions

Wheelbase
43.5 in
Wheel Base
43.5 in
Height to Top of Cab
83.1 in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1 in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66.0 in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66 in
Ground Clearance
8.7 in
Ground Clearance
8.7 in
Departure Angle
27°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Length with Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
Length without Bucket
108.9 in
Maximum Overall Height
154.2 in
Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift
121.1 in
Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump
21.7 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
90.0 in
Bumper Overhang behind Rear Axle
40.2 in
Turning Radius from Center – Machine Rear
64.5 in
Turning Radius from Center – Coupler
51.8 in
Turning Radius from Center – Bucket
83.0 in
Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
49.2 in
Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
87°
Bucket Pin Reach at Maximum Lift
7.2 in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
21.7 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
40.2 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
83 in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121.1 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
7.2 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
90 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137.3 in
Length - Without Bucket
108.9 in
Maximum Overall Height
154.2 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
49.2 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
51.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
64.5 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 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweigh
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 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counterweigh

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Flow
Standard
Hydraulic Flow
High Flow
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
39 hp
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow: Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
58 hp
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
58 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow
30 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated)
39 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow
20 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335 psi

Cab

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

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward - 2-Speed Option
11.5 mph
Travel Speed Reverse - 2-Speed Option
11.5 mph
Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): One Speed
7.5 mph
Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): Two Speed Option
11.5 mph
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.5 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11.5 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Chain box, each side
2.3 gal
Chain Box - Each Side
2.3 gal (US)
Cooling System
3.7 gal
Cooling System
3.7 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3.0 gal
Engine Crankcase
3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
27.7 gal
Fuel Tank
27.7 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal
Hydraulic System
13.2 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.3 gal (US)

Noise Level

Inside Cab**
83 dB(A)
Outside Cab***
101 dB(A)
Note
Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note
**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 spe
Note
***The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
Inside Cab**
83 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 spe
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)

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 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.
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.
  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt Electrical System
    • 80 ampere Alternator
    • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
    • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
    • Backup Alarm
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
    • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking Brake Engaged, Engine Emission System
    • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
    • 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, Open, Tilt Up
    • FOPS, Level I
    • Top and Rear Windows
    • Floor Mat
    • Interior Rearview Mirror
    • 12 volt Electric Socket
    • Horn
    • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
    • Adjustable Joystick Controls
    • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
    • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Cat C3.3B, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) Emission Standards
    • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
    • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
    • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
    • Filters, Cartridge-type, Fuel and Water Separator
    • Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
    • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
    • Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Four Wheel Chain Drive
  • OTHER
    • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
    • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° 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
    • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow
    • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
    • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
    • EU Preparation Package
    • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Speed Sensitive Ride Control, Two Speed or Two Speed with Speed Sensitive Ride Control
    • Tires, 12 × 16.5 or 10 × 16.5
    • PERFORMANCE PACKAGES:
      • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
      • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
      • Performance Package H3: High Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • COMFORT PACKAGES:
      • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
      • Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or Door)
      • Enclosed ROPS with Heater (C2): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater and Defroster, Side Windows, Cup Holder, Radio Ready, choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) and Door (Glass or Polycarbonate)
      • Enclosed ROPS with A/C (C3): C2 + Air Conditioner
  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
    • Hand-Foot Style Controls
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready
    • Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included
    • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
    • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)