246D Skid Steer Loader

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246D Skid Steer Loader

The Cat 246D 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

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

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2150lb
Tipping Load
4300lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder
7355lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2400lb
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
7424lb
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
49.2in
Height - Top of Cab
83.1in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66in
Ground Clearance
8.9in
Departure Angle
26°
Maximum Dump Angle
39°
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7in
Length - Without Bucket
117.8in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
146in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
124.2in
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9in
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.6in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
42.6in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
96°
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket
85.9in
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler
55.2in
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear
71.2in
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
3.3gal (US)
Cooling System
3.7gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
3gal (US)
Fuel Tank
24.8gal (US)
Hydraulic System
13.7gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
10.3gal (US)

Hydraulic System

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

Power Train

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

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
    • 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)