Since their invention in 1957, the skid steer loader has been a ‘jack of all trades’ machine. This is due in part to the multitude of different attachments and ease of maneuvering on construction sites.
How much does a skid steer weigh?
Weights can range from 2,050 pounds (929 kg) all the way up to 10,500 pounds (4,762 kg).
How Much Does A Bobcat Skid Steer Weigh?
Weights for a Bobcat skid steer loader are going to vary by model.
The lightest skid steer is the Bobcat S70 Skid-Steer Loader. It weighs in at 2,795 pounds (1,267 kg).
The heaviest is the Bobcat S850 Skid-Steer Loader. It comes in at a weight of 10,237 pounds (4,643 kg).
All other weights for Bobcat skid steer models will fall between those two.
Skid Steer Weights For Different Makes And Models
- Case SR270 – 8,117 pounds (3,681 kg)
- Case SV340 – 9,100 pounds (4,127 kg)
- Caterpillar 272C – 8,292 pounds (3,761 kg)
- Caterpillar 236D – 6,559 pounds (2,975 kg)
- John Deere JD24 – 4,750 pounds (2,154 kg)
- John Deere 280 Series II – 9,200 pounds (4,173 kg)
- New Holland LS170 – 5,540 pounds (2,512 kg)
- New Holland L175 – 6,230 pounds (2,825 kg)
- Gehl 7810 – 10,260 pounds (4,653 kg)
- Gehl 5640E Turbo – 7,380 pounds (3,347 kg)
- Hyundai HSL275T – 2,350 pounds (1,065 kg)
- Komatsu SK820-5 – 6,481 pounds (2,939 kg)
- Mustang 2099 – 10,180 pounds (4,617 kg)
- Volvo MC90 – 7,233 pounds (3,280 kg)
- Thomas 320 – 8,175 pounds (3,708 kg)
~ Fun Fact ~
Did you know that Caterpillar got its name from an actual caterpillar? A photographer for the company was present one day while the company was testing its continuous tracks. It crawled along the ground just like a real caterpillar and wound up becoming the trademark.