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Cat 242B

Cat 242b specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2004-2009

The Cat 242B specs are listed below. We used the manuals and user manuals published by CAT while preparing the Caterpillar 242B specifications. These tables show the Cat 242B horsepower, lifting capacity, weight, and other specifications. Finally, at the bottom of the page, you will find the Cat 242B review.

Operating Specifications

Horsepower62.0 HP46.2 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)1400 lbs635.0 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2000 lbs907.2 kg
Operating Weight6802 lbs3085.3 kg
Tipping Load4000 lbs1814.4 kg
Lift Breakout Force3818 lbs1731.8 kg
Tilt Breakout Force4059 lbs1841.1 kg
Max. Travel Speed7.4 mph11.9 km

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow15.6 GPM59.1 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi230.0 Bar
High Flow26.0 GPM98.4 LPM
Hydraulic Capacity14.5 gal55.0 L
How much does a Cat 242B weigh?

The Cat 242B weighs 6,802 pounds.

How much horsepower does a Cat 242B skid steer have?

The Caterpillar 242b has a horsepower rating of 62 HP.

What is the flow rate of a CAT 242B?

Cat 242B has a high flow of 26.0 GPM.

What year is Cat 242B?

Cat 242B was produced from 2004 to 2009.

What size tires does a Cat 242 have?

The Cat 242 tire size is 12×16.5.

Engine Specs

EmissionsTier 2
Rated Speed3000 RPM
Torque Power2600 RPM
CombustionIndirect injection
Compression Ratio23.3:1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
Gross Power62.0 HP46.2 kW
Net Power57.0 HP42.5 kW
Displacement134 cu in.2196 cc
Bore3.3 in.8.4 cm
Stroke3.9 in.10.0 cm
Peak Torque
Coolant Capacity2.6 gal10.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity2.1 gal8.0 L
Fuel Tank Capacity17.2 gal65.0 L


Height78.0 in.198.6 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin120.0 in.304.5 cm
Width66.0 in.167.6 cm
Length135.0 in.343.7 cm
Dump Height88.0 in.224.0 cm
Dump Reach30.0 in.76.6 cm
Ground Clearance7.0 in.17.8 cm
Dump Angle28°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle50°

Tire Size


Cat 242B Review


The Cat 242B is a high-performance mini loader that is ideal for tough jobs. This installer is useful because it is simple to use and compatible with a variety of attachments. Provides economical fuel consumption. The cabin should have been larger. Although it is not ideal for heavy jobs, it is ideal for light and medium-weight jobs.

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