242D3 Skid Steer Loader

242D3 Skid Steer Loader

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The Cat® 242D3 Skid Steer Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent ...
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Engine

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

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2200lb
Tipping Load
4400lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
4963lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2410lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counte

Weights

Operating Weight
7138lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counte

Dimensions

Wheel Base
43.5in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66in
Ground Clearance
8.7in
Departure Angle
27°
Maximum Dump Angle
52°
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
51.8in
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1730 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional counte
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift
7.2in
Length - Without Bucket
108.9in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
121.1in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
64.5in
Maximum Overall Height
154.2in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
137.3in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
83in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
21.7in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
49.2in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
87°
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
90in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
40.2in

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side
2.3gal (US)
Cooling System
3.7gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
24.8gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.2gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3gal (US)

Hydraulic System

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11.5mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.5mile/h

Noise Level

Inside Cab**
83dB(A)
Outside Cab***
101dB(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.

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.

Quiet and Comfortable

The industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides the operator with a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Continuing the industry leading trend, the D3 Series also includes as standard, seat mounted adjustable joystick controls for operator comfort.

Maximum Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, standard two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability.

Making Your Job Easier

Cat® “Intelligent Leveling” system provides industry leading technology, integration, and available features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig, and work tool positioner.

Optimized Machine Capability

Maximize machine capability and control with the available 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.

A Smooth Ride

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

*Photo shown may vary from machine referenced.

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Optional Equipment
    • Hand-Foot Style Controls
    • External Counterweights
    • Beacon, Rotating
    • Engine Block Heater – 120V
    • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
    • Paint, Custom
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)