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420 Backhoe Loader

Net Power – SAE J1349

92 HP

68 kW

Dig Depth – Standard

14 ft

4278 mm

Operating Weight – Maximum

24251 lb

11000 kg

Overview

The Cat® 420 Backhoe Loader delivers exceptional performance, increased fuel efficiency, superior hydraulic system, versatility and an updated operator station.

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Specifications

Spec Value
Net Power – SAE J1349 92 HP 68 kW
Displacement 220 in³ 3.6 l
Power Rating Conditions – No De-Rating Required Up To 10000 ft 3048 m
Ratings at 2,200 rpm – Gross Power ISO 14396 100 HP 74 kW
Net Torque Rise – 1,400 rpm – SAE J1349 322 ft-lb 436 N·m
Net Peak Power Rating – ISO 9249 at 1,800 rpm 105 HP 78 kW
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm – ISO 9249 91 HP 68 kW
Engine Model C3.6 74.5 kW (100 hp) Electronic Turbo Intercooled C3.6 74.5 kW (100 hp) Electronic Turbo Intercooled
Emissions Engine meets Tier 4 Final/Stage V emission standards. Engine meets Tier 4 Final/Stage V emission standards.
Ratings at 2,200 rpm – Gross Power SAE J1995 102 HP 76 kW
Net Torque Rise – 1,400 rpm 47% 47%
Net Power Rating at 2,200 rpm – SAE J1349 92 HP 68 kW
Dimensions – Bore 3.86 in 98 mm
Dimensions – Stroke 4.72 in 120 mm
Net Peak Power Rating @ 1,800 rpm – SAE J1349 105 HP 79 kW
Spec Value
Operating Weight – Maximum 24251 lb 11000 kg
Cab – ROPS/FOPS 320 lb 145 kg
Ride Control 33 lb 15 kg
Air Conditioning 99 lb 45 kg
Note Machine configuration: standard stick hoe, OROPS canopy, AWD power shift transmission, 0.96 m³ (1.25 yd³) GP loader bucket, 610 mm (24 in) standard duty hoe bucket, 340/80-18 and rear 500/70-24 tires, 240 kg (530 lb) counterweight, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fuel tank. Machine configuration: standard stick hoe, OROPS canopy, AWD power shift transmission, 0.96 m³ (1.25 yd³) GP loader bucket, 610 mm (24 in) standard duty hoe bucket, 340/80-18 and rear 500/70-24 tires, 240 kg (530 lb) counterweight, 80 kg (176 lb) operator, full fuel tank.
MP Bucket (0.96 m3/1.25 yd3) – Without Fold-Over Forks 1642 lb 745 kg
Operating Weight – Maximum – ROPS Capacity 24251 lb 11000 kg
MP Bucket (0.96 m3/1.25 yd3) – With Fold-Over Forks 2017 lb 915 kg
Counterweights, base – Stackable, one 529 lb 240 kg
Loader QC 540 lb 245 kg
Operating Weight (estimated) 17271 lb 7834 kg
Counterweights, base 256 lb 115 kg
Counterweights, base – Maximum 1014 lb 460 kg
All-Wheel Drive STD STD
Power-Shift Transmission STD STD
Extendible Stick (excludes ft. counterweight) 595 lb 270 kg
Spec Value
Dig Depth – Standard 14 ft 4278 mm
Spec Value
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Reverse – 2nd 7.7 mile/h 12 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 2nd 5.8 mile/h 9.4 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 4th 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 5th 17 mile/h 27 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Reverse – 3rd 17 mile/h 27 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Forward – 3rd 8 mile/h 12 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Forward – 3rd 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 1st 3.7 mile/h 5.9 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Forward – 2nd 5.8 mile/h 9.4 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 6th LTC* 25 mile/h 40 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Reverse – 2nd 7.7 mile/h 12 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Reverse – 1st 3.7 mile/h 5.9 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Forward -1st 3.7 mile/h 5.9 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Reverse – 3rd 17 mile/h 27 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Forward – 6th 25 mile/h 41 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Forward – 4th 12 mile/h 20 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Reverse – 2nd 7.7 mile/h 12.4 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Forward – 4th 25 mile/h 41 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Reverse – 1st 3.7 mile/h 5.9 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 6th 25 mile/h 41 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Forward – 1st 3.7 mile/h 5.9 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Forward – 2nd 5.8 mile/h 9.4 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 3rd 8 mile/h 12 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Reverse – 3rd 17 mile/h 27 km/h
Power Shift Transmission – Standard – Reverse – 1st 3.7 mile/h 5.9 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission with LTC – Optional – Forward – 5th LTC 18 mile/h 29 km/h
Power-Shift Transmission – Optional – Forward – 5th 17 mile/h 27 km/h
Note (1) Travel speeds of two wheel drive backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 500/70-24 rear tires. Travel speeds of two wheel drive backhoe loader at full throttle, when equipped with 500/70-24 rear tires.
Note (2) *Limited by engine speed to 40 km/h (25 mph). *Limited by engine speed to 40 km/h (25 mph).
Spec Value
Rear Axle – Dynamic 22046 lb 10000 kg
Rear Axle – Static 58422 lb 26500 kg
Front Axle, AWD – Static 51808 lb 23500 kg
Front Axle, AWD – Dynamic 19841 lb 9000 kg
Spec Value
Pump Type Variable-flow, Axial Piston Variable-flow, Axial Piston
System Pressure – Loader 3626 psi 25000 kPa
Pump Capacity at 2,200 rpm 49.4 gal/min 187 l/min
System Pressure – Backhoe 3626 psi 25000 kPa
Type Closed Center Closed Center
Spec Value
Turning Circle – (inner wheel not braked) – Outside Front Wheels 26.92 ft 8.205 m
Bore 2.6 in 65 mm
Axle Oscillation 11° 11°
Type Front Wheel Front Wheel
Rod Diameter 1.6 in 40 mm
Turning Circle – (inner wheel not braked) – Outside Widest Loader Bucket 35.25 ft 10.745 m
Stroke 4.2 in 106 mm
Power Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic
Cylinder One Double-Acting One Double-Acting
Spec Value
Engine Oil – With Filter 2.4 gal (US) 9 l
Rear Axle – Planetaries 0.4 gal (US) 1.7 l
Rear Axle 4.2 gal (US) 16 l
Cooling System with Air Conditioning 4.8 gal (US) 18 l
Hydraulic Tank 11.1 gal (US) 42 l
Fuel Tank 42.3 gal (US) 160 l
Hydraulic System 25.1 gal (US) 95 l
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) 5 gal (US) 19 l
Front Axle (AWD) – Planetaries 0.2 gal (US) 0.7 l
Transmission – Power Shuttle – AWD 4.8 gal (US) 18 l
Transmission – Power Shift – AWD 5 gal (US) 19 l
Front Axle (AWD) 2.9 gal (US) 11 l

Standard Equipment

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Adjustable auxiliary controls, backhoe loader
  • Air cleaner
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Audible system fault alarm
  • Automatic Engine Speed Control (AESC)
  • Battery, maintenance-free, 850 CCA
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Boom transport lock
  • Brace, lift cylinder
  • Brake, parking, Spring Applied Hydraulically Released (SAHR)
  • Brakes, hydraulically boosted, oil disc, dual pedals, interlocking
  • Bucket level indicator
  • Canopy, ROPS/FOPS
  • Cat cushion swing system
  • Coat restraint
  • Coolant/antifreeze, extended life
  • Dome light (cab only)
  • Diagnostic port for engine, machine and gauge cluster Electronic Control Modules
  • Differential lock, loader joystick
  • Drink holders, two
  • Engine, Cat C3.6 (Direct Injection Turbocharged), meets Tier 4 Final/Stage V emission standards, Selective Catalytic Reduction, Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • Engine enclosure, sound suppression removal panels
  • Face seals, O-ring
  • Fan, suction and guard
  • Fast reversing shuttle, all gears
  • Fenders, rear
  • Filters, spin-on: fuel, engine oil, transmission oil, water separator
  • Filters, bowl and cartridge: hydraulic fluid
  • Flashing hazards/signal lights
  • Floor mat
  • Four wheel drive
  • Four wheel drive shaft guard
  • Fuel tank, fully enclosed
  • Fully hinged front grill for cooling package cleaning access
  • Gauge cluster: coolant temperature, fuel level, torque converter temperature, DEF level
  • Ground level fuel fill and DEF fill
  • Halogen lights, working (2 front, 2 rear)
  • High ambient cooling package
  • Hood lock, inside cab
  • Hydraulic hose, XT™
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Hydraulic oil level sight gauge
  • Hydraulic valves, loader 2 function
  • Hydraulic valves, backhoe 4 function
  • Hydraulics, load sensing with variable displacement piston pump
  • Indicator lights: wait to start, water in fuel, engine warning, warning lamp, emissions module malfunction, low battery/charging system warning, high hydraulic oil temperature: LCD warnings: engine oil pressure, machine locked, service due, air filter blocked, high coolant temperature, auto idle shutdown, high torque converter temperature, hydraulic filter bypass
  • Instrument panel lights
  • Joystick controls: pilot operated, excavator-style with pattern changer
  • Key start/stop system
  • LCD operator display with soft key controls: engine speed, hour meter, gear/direction, battery voltage, hydraulic oil temperature, torque converter temperature, coolant temperature, trip totals (fuel and hours), lifetime totals (fuel and hours), operator settings (units, brightness, programmable hoe auxiliary flow), service mode diagnostics, maintenance intervals, ECM/system info
  • Loader, self-leveling, return-to-dig and transmission disconnect switch
  • Loader, single tilt
  • Mirror, interior, rearview
  • One-touch low idle
  • Open circuit breather
  • Pattern changer, in cab
  • Power receptacle, 5 volt USB, 1 internal
  • Power receptacle, 12 volt, 2 internal, 1 external
  • Power steering, hydrostatic
  • Product Link™, satellite, network manager
  • Product Link, cellular, network manager
  • Seat belt, retractable, 51 mm (2 in)
  • Socket, two roof
  • Stabilizer shoes, street
  • Steering knob
  • Seat, air suspension, vinyl cover, with armrest
  • Stabilizers, EH Control, Auto-UP
  • Starting system, glow plugs
  • Steering column, tilting, telescopic
  • Storage compartment, lockable
  • Storage tray
  • Stop and tail lights
  • Swing transport lock
  • Tires
  • Toolbox, external, lockable
  • Torque converter
  • Throttle, hand and foot, electronic
  • Transmission, 4 speed, powershift
  • Transmission neutralizer switch
  • Transport tie-downs
  • Vandalism locks, four
  • Warning horn, electric

Optional Equipment

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Auxiliary hydraulics, loader, adjustable flow
  • Auxiliary hydraulics, rear, adjustable flow
  • Battery, additional, 850 CCA
  • Cab, deluxe
  • Cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F)
  • Cold weather package, including additional battery, engine block heater, radiator antifreeze, cold weather fuel (–30° C/–22° F) and mounting for an ether bottle
  • Counterweights, 115 kg (255 lb), 240 kg (530 lb) or 460 kg (1,015 lb)
  • Fenders, front with integral steps
  • Guard, boom protection plate
  • Guard, stabilizer, rock
  • Hydraulic valves, loader with auxiliary roller thumb control (3rd valve for MP or Quick Coupler)
  • Hydraulic valves, backhoe (5th and 6th function)
  • Hydraulic lines, combined function auxiliary
  • LED lights, working (2 front, 2 rear)
  • Quick Coupler, hydraulic, dual lock
  • Quick Coupler, manual, dual lock
  • Quick Coupler, manual, pin lock
  • Radio and CD player, Bluetooth®
  • Ride Control
  • Rotating beacon, magnetic mount
  • Seat, air suspension, fabric with armrest
  • Seat, air suspension, fabric with armrest, heated
  • Seat belt, retractable, 75 mm (3 in)
  • Security system, Bluetooth
  • Security system, operator display
  • Side mirrors, cab, external
  • Single Tilt Loader Coupler, Integrated Tool Carrier (IT) Interface
  • Stabilizer pads, reversible
  • Stick, extendible
  • Touch screen LCD Display : engine speed, hour meter, gear/direction, battery voltage, hydraulic oil temperature, torque converter temperature, coolant temperature, trip totals (fuel and hours), lifetime totals (fuel and hours), operator settings (units, brightness, programmable hoe auxiliary flow), service mode diagnostics, maintenance intervals, ECM/system info
  • Transmission, AutoShift with lock-up torque converter, 6 speed
  • Vandalism protection, gauge cover
  • Work Tool Attachments such as buckets, forks, material handling arms, augers, hammers, brooms, cold planers and vibratory plate compactors. See your Cat dealer for more information.
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