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Cat 287D

cat 287d specs
TypeCompact track loader
Lift DesignVertical
Years Made2014-2020

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Operating Specifications

Horsepower74.3 HP55.4 kW
Lifting Capacity (35% Tipping)2800 lbs1270 kg
Lifting Capacity (50% Tipping)4000 lbs1814 kg
Operating Weight9929 lbs4504 kg
Tipping Load8000 lbs3629 kg
Lift Breakout Force
Tilt Breakout Force7291 lbs3307 kg
Max. Travel Speed8.0 mph12.9 km
Ground Pressure3.9 psi26.7 kPa

Cycle Time

Raise Lift Arms
Lower Lift Arms
Bucket Rollback
Bucket Dump

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow23.0 GPM87.1 LPM
Relief Pressure3335 psi230.0 Bar
High Flow – XPS32.0 GPM121.1 LPm
Hydraulic Capacity13.7 gal51.9 L
How much does a Cat 287D skid steer weigh?

The Cat 287D has a weight of 9929 pounds.

How much horsepower is a Cat 287D?

The Cat 287D has 74 horsepower.

How much can a Cat 287D lift?

The Cat 287D has a lifting capacity of 4000 lbs.

Does Cat 287D have a high flow?

The Cat 287D has a high flow rate of 32 GPM.

What is the engine in the Cat 287D?

The Cat 287D is powered by a Caterpillar C3.3B DIT engine.

Engine Specs

ModelC3.3B DIT
EmissionsTier 4
Rated Speed2400 RPM
Torque Power1500 RPM
CombustionDirect injection
Compression Ratio17:1
Firing Order1-3-4-2
Gross Power74.3 HP55.4 kW
Net Power73.2 HP54.6 kW
Displacement203 cu in.3327 cc
Bore3.7 in.9.4 cm
Stroke4.7 in.12.0 cm
Peak Torque265 ft-lb359.3 N∙m
Coolant Capacity3.7 gal14.0 L
Engine Oil Capacity3.0 gal11.4 L
Fuel Tank Capacity24.8 gal93.9 L


Height83.2 in.211.3 cm
Bucket Hinge Pin125.1 in.317.8 cm
Width78.0 in.198.1 cm
Length146.2 in.371.3 cm
Dump Height94.0 in.238.7 cm
Dump Reach30.8 in.78.3 cm
Ground Clearance8.9 in.22.6 cm
Dump Angle51°
Rollback Angle
Departure Angle38°


Track Width18 in.45.7 cm
Track Length117.9 in.299.5 cm
Ground Contact Length71.1 in.180.7 cm

Cat 287D Review


The user opinions about the CAT 287D skid steer installer paint a very positive picture. Its high performance and overall comfort, especially in terms of smooth driving, stand out compared to the products of other brands. Thanks to the advantages provided by the suspension system and track design, it is stated that it performs impressively even in difficult off-road conditions. Although users also appreciate the functionality and power of the machines, they note that some models experience a certain lack of power compared to other brands. Nevertheless, in general, reviews stand out that the CAT 287D skid steer loaders are a satisfactory option in terms of efficiency, ride quality and comfort.

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