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Cat 242d

Cat 242d specs
TypeSkid steer loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2014-2019

Operating Specifications

Horsepower74.3 HP55.4 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)1600 lbs725.7 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)2150 lbs975.2 kg
Operating Weight7424 lbs3367.5 kg
Tipping Load4300 lbs1950.4 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force7355 lbs3366.2 kg
Max. Travel Speed7.7 mph12.5 km
Optional High Speed11.0 mph17.7 km

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow23.0 GPM87.1 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi229.9 Bar
High Flow32.0 GPM121.1 LPM
Hydraulic Capacity13.7 gal52.0 L
How much does a CAT 242D weight?

The weight of the Cat 242D is 7,424 pounds.

Is Cat 242D high flow?

The Cat 242D has a high flow of 32 GPM.

What is the lifting capacity of the Cat 242?

The Cat 242 has a lifting capacity of 2,150 lbs.

How many horsepower is a 242D Cat?

The 242D Cat has a horsepower rating of 74 HP.

What engine is in a Caterpillar 242D?

The Caterpillar 242D has an engine made by Caterpillar called the 3.3B DIT.

Engine Specs

Model3.3B DIT
EmissionsTier 4
Rated Speed3000 RPM
Torque Power1500 RPM
CombustionDirect injection
Compression Ratio
Firing Order
Gross Power74.3 HP55.4 kW
Net Power73.9 HP55.1 kW
Displacement203 cu in.3327 cc
Bore3.7 in.9.4 cm
Stroke4.7 in.12.0 cm
Peak Torque195 lb-ft265 N∙m
Coolant Capacity3.7 gal14.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity3.0 gal11.0 L
Fuel Tank Capacity24.8 gal94.0 L


Height83.1 in.211.0 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin124.2 in.315.4 cm
Width66.0 in.167.6 cm
Length146.0 in.370.8 cm
Dump Height97.1 in.246.5 cm
Dump Reach23.6 in.60.0 cm
Ground Clearance8.9 in.22.6 cm
Dump Angle39°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle26°

Tire Size


Cat 242D Review


The Cat 242D skid steer is a small but powerful machine. It can dig holes, load and unload materials, and move very heavy loads. It's perfect for contractors who need to be able to do a lot of different jobs on the job site quickly and efficiently.

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