Home » Bobcat » Bobcat 540

Bobcat 540

Bobcat 540 specs
TypeSkid steer loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made1982-1986

Bobcat 540 Specs

Detailed information on the Bobcat 540 specs may be found in the tables below. We advise keeping the Bobcat 540's model year in mind when perusing its technical specs. The Bobcat 540's dimensions, weight, horsepower, and lifting capacity were take advantage of from the owner's manuals. Before you buy an Bobcat 540, it's important to double-check the specifications with the vendor. The ABobcat 540 review that you've been waiting for will be available on our site shortly.

Operating Specifications

Horsepower22.5 HP16.8 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)550 lbs249.5 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)800 lbs362.9 kg
Operating Weight3250 lbs1474.2 kg
Tipping Load1600 lbs725.7 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force
Max. Travel Speed5.7 mph9.2 km

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms3.8 sec.
Lower Lift Arms3.2 sec.
Bucket Rollback1.9 sec.
Bucket Dump2.6 sec.

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow8.5 GPM32.2 LPM
Relief Pressure1500 psi103.4 Bar
Optional FlowN/A
Hydraulic Capacity5.5 gal21.0 L
How much does a Bobcat 540 weight?

Bobcat 540 is 3,250 pounds in weight.

How much can the Bobcat 540 lift?

Bobcat 540 lifts 800 lbs.

How many HP is a Bobcat 540?

The Bobcat 540 has a horsepower rating of 22.5 HP.

What is the engine in the 540 Bobcat?

The 540 Bobcat has an engine made by Kohler called the K582.

How much is the Bobcat 540 oil capacity?

The Bobcat 540 has a 1.0-gallon oil capacity.

Engine Specs

Rated Speed2500 RPM
Torque Power2200 RPM
Compression Ratio
Firing Order
Gross Power23.0 HP17.2 kW
Net Power22.5 HP16.8 kW
Displacement57.7 cu. in.946 cc
Bore3.5 in.8.8 cm
Stroke3.0 in.7.6 cm
Peak Torque40.8 ft-lb55.3 N∙m
Coolant Capacity
Engine Oil Capacity1.0 gal3.8 L
Fuel Tank Capacity10.0 gal37.9 L


Height72.5 in.184.2 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin102.5 in.260.3 cm
Width49.4 in.125.5 cm
Length104.0 in.264.2 cm
Dump Height85.0 in.215.9 cm
Dump Reach18.0 in.45.7 cm
Ground Clearance7.5 in.19.1 cm
Dump Angle40°
Rollback Angle31°
Departure Angle26°

Tire Size


Bobcat 540 Review


The Bobcat 540 comes equipped with a more potent engine than the 530 Bobcat. If you can find this model for a price that is lower than $5000 dollars, then it might be a good investment to buy it.

error: Content is protected !!