The Cat® 232D Skid Steer Loader, with its vertical lift design, delivers extended reach and lift height for quick and easy truck loading. Its stability and lifting performance provides excellent material handling.

Engine Model Cat C2.2 CRDI
Net Flywheel Power 65.8 HP
Gross Power - SAE J1995 67.1 HP
Net Power - SAE 1349 65.8 HP
Displacement 134.3 in³
Stroke 3.9 in
Bore 3.3 in
Net Power - ISO 9249 66.5 HP
Peak Torque - 1,500 rpm - SAE J1995 153 ft·lbf

Operating Weight 6213 lb

Operating Specifications
Rated Operating Capacity 1850 lb
Tipping Load 3700 lb
Breakout Force - Tilt Cylinder 3984 lb
Rated Operating Capacity with Optional Counterweight 1950 lb

Wheel Base 41.5 in
Height - Top of Cab 79.9 in
Vehicle Width over Tires 58.9 in
Ground Clearance 6.7 in
Departure Angle 27.9°
Maximum Dump Angle 47.4°
Bucket Pin Height - Carry Position 8.4 in
Bucket Pin Height - Maximum Lift 118.1 in
Bucket Pin Reach - Maximum Lift 8.8 in
Bumper Overhang - Behind Rear Axle 35.2 in
Clearance at Maximum Lift and Dump 88.7 in
Length - With Bucket on Ground 127.3 in
Length - Without Bucket 99.3 in
Maximum Overall Height 150.9 in
Maximum Reach - With Arms Parallel to Ground 49.2 in
Rack Back Angle - Maximum Height 88.2°
Reach - Maximum Lift/Dump 25.7 in
Turning Radius from Center - Bucket 77.8 in
Turning Radius from Center - Coupler 43.4 in
Turning Radius from Center - Machine Rear 59.6 in

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 50.9 HP
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Flow 26 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - High Flow - Maximum Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3336 psi
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Hydraulic Power (Calculated) 35.5 HP
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Flow 18 gal/min
Hydraulic Flow - Standard - Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3336 psi

ROPS ISO 3471:2008
FOPS ISO 3449:2005 Level I
FOPS Level II ISO 3449:2005 Level II

Power Train
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - One Speed 7.6 mile/h
Travel Speed - Forward or Reverse - Two Speed Option 11.1 mile/h

Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 3.2 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase 2.6 gal (US)
Fuel Tank 15.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System 11.9 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 9 gal (US)
Chain Box - Each Side 1.8 gal (US)

Air Conditioning System
Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.81 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.158 metric tonnes.

Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1524 mm (60 in) dirt bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C0 cab (OROPS, static seat), 880 CCA battery, manual quic

Noise Level
Inside Cab* 83 dB(A)
Note (1) Cab and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) are standard in North America and Europe.
Note (2) *The declared dynamic operator sound pressure levels per ISO 6396:2008. The measurements were conducted with the cab doors and windows closed and at 70% of the maximum engine cooling fan speed. The sound level may vary at different engine cooling fan spee
Note (3) **The labeled sound power level for the CE marked configurations when measured according to the test procedure and conditions specified in 2000/14/EC.
Outside Cab** 101 dB(A)

Operating Specifications
Note Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1524 mm (60 in) dirt bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C0 cab (OROPS, static seat), 880 CCA battery, manual quic

Note *Operating Weight, Operating Specifications and Dimensions all based on 75 kg (165 lb) operator, all fluids, single speed, 1524 mm (60 in) dirt bucket, Cat 10 × 16.5 tires, standard flow hydraulics, C0 cab (OROPS, static seat), 880 CCA battery, manual qui

Comfortable Cab

Industry leading sealed and pressurized cab option provides a cleaner and quieter operating environment with excellent work tool visibility. Available high-back, heated, air ride seat with seat mounted adjustable joystick controls makes the D Series the industry leader in operator comfort.

Advanced Display

Maximize machine capability and control with optional Advanced Display providing on-screen adjustments for implement response, hystat response and creep control. Also features multi-language functionality with customizable layouts, security system and rearview camera.

Powerful Performance

High performance power train provides maximum performance and production capability through the Electronic Torque Management system, optional two speed travel and an electronic hand/foot throttle with decel pedal capability. High Flow hydraulic system is available for applications that demand maximum hydraulic work tool performance. Electronically controlled Cat C2.2 engine provides high horsepower and torque while meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final (EU Stage IIIB) emission standards. Cat “Intelligent Leveling” system (ILEV) provides industry leading technology, integration and optional features such as dual direction self level, work tool return to dig and work tool positioner.

Ride Control

Speed Sensitive Ride Control option improves operation on rough terrain, enabling better load retention, increased productivity and greater operator comfort.

Outstanding Versatility

Broad range of performance matched Cat Work Tools make the Cat Skid Steer Loader the most versatile machine on the job site.

Easy Service

Ground level access to all daily service and routine maintenance points helps reduce machine downtime for greater productivity.

Standard Equipment

  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 80 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light
  • Backup Alarm
  • Heavy Duty Battery, 880 CCA
  • Gauges: Fuel Level, Hour Meter
  • Operator Warning System Indicators: Air Filter Restriction, Alternator Output, Armrest Raised/Operator Out of Seat, Engine Coolant Temperature, Engine Oil Pressure, Glow Plug Activation, Hydraulic Filter Restriction, Hydraulic Oil Temperature, Parking Bra
  • Adjustable Vinyl Seat
  • Fold In Ergonomic Contoured Armrest
  • Control Interlock System, when operator leaves seat or armrest raised: Hydraulic System Disables, Hydrostatic Transmission Disables, Parking Brake Engages
  • ROPS Cab, Open, Tilt Up
  • FOPS, Level I
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rearview Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Horn
  • Hand (Dial) Throttle, Electronic
  • Adjustable Joystick Controls
  • Anti-theft Security System with 6-button Keypad
  • Storage Compartment with Netting
  • Cat C2.2, Turbo Diesel Engine, Meeting Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB Emission Standards
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • S·O·SSM Sampling Valve, Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Hydraulic
  • Filters, Cartridge-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • ATAAC/Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler (side-by-side)
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Four Wheel Chain Drive
  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, –36° C (–33° F)
  • Machine Tie Down Points (6)
  • Support, Lift Arm
  • Hydraulic Oil Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator Coolant Level Sight Gauge
  • Radiator, Expansion Bottle
  • Cat ToughGuard™ Hose
  • Auxiliary, Hydraulics, Continuous Flow
  • Heavy Duty, Flat Faced Quick Disconnects with Integrated Pressure Release
  • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Belly Pan Cleanout
  • Variable Speed Demand Fan
  • Product Link™ PL240, Cellular
  • Hydraulics, Standard or High Flow
  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Powered
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3 in)
  • EU Preparation Package (Europe only)
  • Power Train: One Speed, One Speed with Ride Control, Two Speed or Two Speed with Ride Control
  • Tires, 10 × 16.5
    • Performance Package H1: Standard Flow Hydraulics (No Self Level)
    • Performance Package H2: Standard Flow Hydraulics, Dual Direction Electronic Self Level (Raise and Lower), Electronic Snubbing (Raise and Lower)
    • P
      • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat (No Foot Throttle, Headliner, Heater or Door)
      • Open ROPS (C1): Foot Throttle, Headliner, Cup Holder, and choice of Seat (Mechanical Suspension or High Back, Heated, Air Ride Seat) (No Heater or D

Optional Equipment

  • Hand-Foot Style Controls
  • External Counterweights
  • Beacon, Rotating
  • Engine Block Heater – 120V
  • Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation
  • Paint, Custom
  • Product Link PL641, Cellular
  • Advanced Display: Full Color, 5 in LCD screen, Advanced Multi-operator Security System, On-screen Adjustments for Implement Response, Hystat Response, and Creep Control; Rearview Camera Ready
  • Advanced Display: Rearview Camera Included (standard equipment in Europe only)
  • Work Tool Return to Dig and Work Tool Positioner
  • Bluetooth Radio with Microphone (AM/FM/Weather Band Receiver with USB and Auxiliary Input Jack)

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