246D Skid Steer Loader

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.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power
72.9hp
Peak Torque at 1,500 rpm SAE J1995
195lbf-ft
Net Power ISO 9249
73.7hp
Net Power SAE 1349
72.9hp
Displacement
203.0in³
Stroke
4.7in
Bore
3.7in
Net Power - SAE 1349
72.9HP
Engine Model
Cat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Net Flywheel Power
72.9HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995
74.3HP
Displacement
203in³
Stroke
4.7in
Bore
3.7in
Net Power - ISO 9249
73.7HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995
195HP

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity
2150.0lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight
2400.0lb
Tipping Load
4300.0lb
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder
7355.0lb
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
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
7424.0lb
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
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

Wheelbase
49.2in
Length with Bucket on Ground
146.0in
Length without Bucket
117.8in
Height to Top of Cab
83.1in
Vehicle Width over Tires
66.0in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7in
Bucket Pin Height at Maximum Lift
124.2in
Reach at Maximum Lift and Dump
23.6in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1in
Ground Clearance
8.9in
Bumper Overhang behind Rear Axle
42.6in
Maximum Dump Angle
39°
Turn Radius from Center - Machine Rear
71.2in
Turn Radius from Center - Coupler
55.2in
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket
85.9in
Maximum Reach with Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6in
Rack Back Angle at Maximum Height
96°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump
23.6in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle
42.6in
Turn Radius from Center - Bucket
85.9in
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
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°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position
7.9in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift
124.2in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump
97.1in
Length - With Bucket on Ground
146in
Length - Without Bucket
117.8in
Maximum Overall Height
158.7in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground
54.6in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height
96°
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
ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level II
ISO 3449:2005 Level II

Power Train

Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): One Speed
7.7mph
Travel Speed Reverse
7.7mph
Travel Speed (Forward or Reverse): Two Speed Option
11.0mph
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed
7.7mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option
11mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

Chain box, each side
3.3gal
Cooling System
3.7gal
Engine Crankcase
3.0gal
Fuel Tank
24.8gal
Hydraulic System
13.7gal
Hydraulic Tank
10.3gal
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
Standard
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
3335.0psi
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Loader Hydraulic Flow
23.0gal/min
Hydraulic Flow – Standard: Hydraulic Power (calculated)
44.0hp
Hydraulic Flow
High Flow XPS
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Loader Hydraulic Pressure
4061.0psi
Hydraulic Flow – High Flow XPS: Loader Hydraulic Flow
32.0gal/min
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

Noise Level

Inside Cab*
81 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 spee
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*
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)

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.
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.