Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Skid Steer Loader

Model Number: 236D

TypeSkid Steer Loader
Standard Flow20 GPM
High Flow30 GPM
Pressure3335PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard Flow39 HP
Hydraulic HP High Flow58 HP
Engine HP74. HP
Width66 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%1260 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%1800 lb.
Operating Weight6559 lb.
Tire Size


FOPSISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level IIISO 3449:2005 Level II
ROPSISO 3471:2008


Bucket Pin Height – Carry Position7.5 in (19 cm)
Bucket Pin Height – Maximum Lift10.3 ft (3 m)
Bumper Overhang – Behind Rear Axle40.2 in (102 cm)
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump7.8 ft (2 m)
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump92.9 in (236 cm)
Departure Angle26 °
Ground Clearance7.7 in (20 cm)
Height – Top of Cab6.9 ft (2 m)
Length – With Bucket on Ground137.3 in (349 cm)
Length – Without Bucket108.9 in (277 cm)
Length w/o Bucket9.1 ft (3 m)
Length with Bucket11.5 ft (4 m)
Maximum Dump Angle48 °
Maximum Overall Height156.6 in (398 cm)
Rack Back Angle – Maximum Height91 °
Reach – Maximum Lift/Dump16 in (41 cm)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump16 in (41 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Bucket83 in (211 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Coupler51.8 in (132 cm)
Turn Radius from Center – Machine Rear64.5 in (164 cm)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket85.3 in (217 cm)
Vehicle Width over Tires66 in (168 cm)
Wheel Base3.7 ft (1 m)
Wheelbase3.7 ft (1 m)
Width Over Tires5.5 ft (2 m)


Bore3.7 in (9 cm)
Displacement203 cu in (0 m)
Engine MakeCaterpillar
Engine ModelCat C3.3B DIT (turbo)
Gross Power74.3 hp (55 kw)
Gross Power – SAE J199574.3 hp (55 kw)
Net Flywheel Power73.2 hp (55 kw)
Net Power – SAE 134973.2 hp (55 kw)
Stroke4.7 in (12 cm)

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow Capacity20 gal/min (76 l/min)
Relief Valve Pressure3335 psi


Breakout Force5074 psi
Operating Load Rating1800 lbs (817 kg)
Operating Width66 in (168 cm)
Tipping Angle3600 °

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder5074 lbs (2,302 kg)
Chain Box Fluid Capacity – each side2.3 gal (9 l)
Cooling System Fluid Capacity3.7 gal (14 l)
Fuel Capacity27.7 gal (105 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity13.2 gal (50 l)
Max Speed10.6 mph (17 kph)
Operating Speed7 mph (11 kph)
Operational Weight6559 lbs (2,975 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity1800 lbs (817 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight2000 lbs (907 kg)
Tipping Load3600 lbs (1,633 kg)

Service Refill Capacities

Chain Box – Each Side2.3 gal (9 l)
Cooling System3.7 gal (14 l)
Engine Crankcase3 gal (11 l)
Fuel Tank27.7 gal (105 l)
Hydraulic System13.2 gal (50 l)
Hydraulic Tank10.3 gal (39 l)


Operating Weight6559 lbs (2,975 kg)