Manufactured By: Caterpillar

Category: Compact Track Loader

Model Number: 277

TypeCompact Track Loader
Standard Flow22 GPM
High FlowN/A GPM
Pressure3300PSI PSI
Hydraulic HP Standard Flow42. HP
Hydraulic HP High FlowN/A HP
Engine HP80 HP
Width75 in.
Lift Capacity at 35%2296.4 lb.
Lift Capacity at 50%2950 lb.
Operating Weight9226 lb.
Tire Size


Clearance at Max Lift and Dump7.6 ft (2 m)
Ground Clearance13.9 in (35 cm)
Height – Top of Cab6.9 ft (2 m)
Length – with Bucket12.2 ft (4 m)
Length – without Bucket9.6 ft (3 m)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump2.3 ft (1 m)
Turning Radius from Center – inc bucket100.2 in (255 cm)
Width Over Tracks6.3 ft (2 m)


Bore3.9 in (10 cm)
Displacement183 cu in (0 m)
Engine ModelCat 3034 Turbo Charged
Gross Power80 hp (60 kw)
Net Power74 hp (55 kw)
Number of Cylinders4
Power Measured @2600 rpm
Stroke4 in (10 cm)

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow22.2 gal/min (84 l/min)


Bucket Capacity0.7 cu yds (1 m)
Operating Load2950 lbs (1,338 kg)
Tipping Angle6561 °

Operating Specifications

Breakout Force – Lift Cylinder4339 lbs (1,968 kg)
Breakout Force – Tilt Cylinder5259 lbs (2,386 kg)
Fuel Capacity21.7 gal (82 l)
Ground Contact Area2898 cu in (0 m)
Ground Pressure3.1 psi
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity13.8 gal (52 l)
Max Speed – high range6.1 mph (10 kph)
Operating Weight9226 lbs (4,185 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities – 35% Tipping Load2065 lbs (937 kg)
Rated Operating Capacities – 50% Tipping Load2950 lbs (1,338 kg)
Tipping Load5900 lbs (2,676 kg)

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward6 mph (10 kph)
Travel Speed Reverse6 mph (10 kph)

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System2.6 gal (10 l)
Engine Crankcase1.8 gal (7 l)
Fuel Tank22.7 gal (86 l)
Hydraulic System13.7 gal (52 l)
Hydraulic Tank9.2 gal (35 l)


Length of Track on Ground6.8 ft (2 m)
Width of Track17.8 in (45 cm)


Operating Weight9126 lbs (4,140 kg)