246D3 Skid Steer Loader

246D3 Skid Steer Loader

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The Cat® 246D3 Skid Steer Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power.

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Engine

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

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2200lb
Tipping Load
4400lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7355lb
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, 1676 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional cou

Weights

Operating Weight
7478lb
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional cou

Dimensions

Wheel Base
49.2in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66in
Ground Clearance
8.9in
Departure Angle
26°
Maximum Dump Angle
39°
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
42.6in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
96°
Length - Without Bucket
117.8in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
146in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler
55.2in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
124.2in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket
85.9in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear
71.2in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.6in
Note
Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, one speed, OROPS, 1676 mm (68 in) low profile bucket, Cat PC 12 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, mechanical suspension seat, no optional cou

Cab

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

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box - Each Side
3.3gal (US)
Cooling System
3.7gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
27.7gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.7gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3gal (US)

Hydraulic System

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

Power Train

Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.7mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11mile/h

Noise Level

Inside Cab*
81 dB(A)
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)
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

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 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.430 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
    • Heavy Duty Battery, 1,000 CCA
    • Product Link PL641, Cellular
    • Bluetooth® Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)