Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Skid Steer Loader

Model Number: 216

TypeSkid Steer Loader
Standard Flow15 GPM
High FlowN/A GPM
Pressure3100PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard Flow27. HP
Hydraulic HP High FlowN/A HP
Engine HP52. HP
Width60 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%980 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%1400 lb.
Operating Weight5707.8 lb.
Tire Size


FOPSSAEJ/ISO 3449 APR98 Level I and ISO3449:1992 Level I
FOPS Level IISAEJ/ISO 3449 APR 98 Level II and ISO 3449:1992 Level II (optional)
ROPSSAE J1040 MAY94 and ISO3471:1994


Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position9.3 in (24 cm)
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift9.4 ft (3 m)
Bumper Overhang – Rear Axle38 in (97 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump7.2 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump85.4 in (217 cm)
Ground Clearance7.7 in (20 cm)
Height – Top of Cab6.5 ft (2 m)
Length – With Bucket on Ground127 in (323 cm)
Length – Without Bucket99 in (251 cm)
Length w/o Bucket8.3 ft (3 m)
Length with Bucket10.9 ft (3 m)
Maximum Overall Height146 in (371 cm)
Reach – Maximum Lift/Dump20 in (51 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump21.5 in (55 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket79.4 in (202 cm)
Vehicle Width over Tires60 in (152 cm)
Wheel Base3.3 ft (1 m)
Wheelbase3.3 ft (1 m)
Width Over Tires6.1 ft (2 m)


Bore3.4 in (9 cm)
Displacement134 cu in (0 m)
Engine MakeCaterpillar
Engine ModelCat 3024C
Gross Power48 hp (36 kw)
Net Flywheel Power48 hp (36 kw)
Number of Cylinders4
Power Measured @3000 rpm
Stroke4 in (10 cm)

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic FlowStandard flow
Loader Hydraulic Flow14.7 gal/min (56 l/min)
Loader Hydraulic Pressure3100 psi
Pump Flow Capacity15.2 gal/min (58 l/min)


Bucket Capacity0.5 cu yds (0 m)
Operating Load Rating1400 lbs (635 kg)
Tipping Angle2600 °

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force – Lift Cylinder2873 lbs (1,303 kg)
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder3612 lbs (1,638 kg)
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal (65 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity14.6 gal (55 l)
Max Speed7 mph (11 kph)
Operating Speed7 mph (11 kph)
Operational Weight5740 lbs (2,604 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity1400 lbs (635 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight1500 lbs (680 kg)
Tipping Load2800 lbs (1,270 kg)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box – Each Side1.6 gal (6 l)
Cooling System2.4 gal (9 l)
Engine Crankcase2.1 gal (8 l)
Fuel Tank17 gal (64 l)
Hydraulic System14.5 gal (55 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Operating Weight5490 lbs (2,490 kg)