232B Series 2



High performance, compact machine delivers exceptional versatility, flotation, traction and stability over a wide range of terrains.


Engine Model Cat C2.2 T Cat C2.2 T Less
Net Flywheel Power 56.0 hp 42.0 kW Less
Gross Power 61.0 hp 45.5 kW Less
Gross Power SAE J1995 61.0 hp 45.5 kW Less
Net Power SAE 1349 56.0 hp 42.0 kW Less
Displacement 134.0 in3 2.2 L Less
Stroke 3.9 in 100.0 mm Less
Bore 3.3 in 84.0 mm Less


Operating Weight 6737.0 lb 3056.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Operating Capacity 1900.0 lb 861.0 kg Less
Rated Operating Capacity w/Optional Counterweight 1945.0 lb 882.0 kg Less
Tipping Load 3956.0 lb 1794.0 kg Less
Breakout Force, Tilt Cylinder 4060.0 lb 1841.0 kg Less


Wheelbase 43.0 in 1094.0 mm Less
Length w/Bucket on Ground 135.0 in 3437.0 mm Less
Length w/o Bucket 108.7 in 2760.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Cab 77.0 in 1953.0 mm Less
Vehicle Width over Tires 60.0 in 1524.0 mm Less
Max Overall Height 153.3 in 3894.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Max Lift 118.6 in 3013.0 mm Less
Bucket Pin Height at Carry Pos. 9.7 in 247.0 mm Less
Reach at Max Lift and Dump 30.0 in 766.0 mm Less
Clearance at Max Lift and Dump 88.3 in 2243.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Departure Angle 28° 28° Less
Bumper Overhang - Rear Axle 38.9 in 989.0 mm Less
Maximum Dump Angle 50° 50° Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Rear 60.8 in 1545.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Coupler 56.5 in 1409.0 mm Less
Turn Radius from Ctr - Bucket 87.4 in 2221.0 mm Less
Max. Reach w/Arms-Parallel 48.4 in 1231.0 mm Less
Rack Back Angle at Max Height 86.9° 86.9° Less
Bucket Pin Reach at Max Lift 285.0 in 285.0 mm Less

Hydraulic System

Hydraulic Power 30.4 hp 22.7 kW Less
Hydraulic Flow Standard Standard Less
Loader Hydraulic Pressure 3335.0 psi 23000.0 kPa Less
Loader Hydraulic Flow 15.6 gal/min 60.0 L/min Less


ROPS SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994 SAE J1040 MAY94, ISO 3471:1994 Less
FOPS SAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992 Level I SAE J1043 SEPT87, ISO 3449:1992 Level I Less
FOPS Level II SAE J231 JAN81, ISO 3449:1992 Level II SAE J231 JAN81, ISO 3449:1992 Level II Less

Power Train

Travel Speed Forward 6.8 mph 11.0 km/h Less
Travel Speed Reverse 6.8 mph 11.0 km/h Less

Service Refill Capacities

Chain box, each side 1.6 gal 6.0 L Less
Cooling System 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Engine Crankcase 2.6 gal 10.0 L Less
Fuel Tank 15.3 gal 58.0 L Less
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal 55.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 9.2 gal 35.0 L Less

Operator Station

World-class operator station provides exceptional working comfort with excellent visibility, enhanced fingertip control and optimum instrumentation.

High Performance Power Train

Caterpillar hystat power train delivers aggressive performance and easy operation.

Advanced Hydraulic System

Hydraulic system has built-in reliability and provides exceptional lift, breakout and auxiliary power to work tools.


The Caterpillar Skid Steer Loader heavy duty structures are engineered for years of use in extreme applications.

Quick Coupler and Cat Work Tools

Choose from a wide variety of tools that are performance matched to the Cat Skid Steer Loader.


Quick access and superior design make the Cat Skid Steer Loader easy to service and maintain.

Customer Support

Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.

232B Series 2 Standard Equipment

  • 12 volt Electrical System
  • 65 ampere Alternator
  • Ignition Key Start/Stop Switch
  • Lights: Gauge Backlighting, Two Rear Tail Lights, Two Adjustable Front and Rear Halogen Lights, Dome Light

  • 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 Brake Engaged
  • Vinyl Seat
  • Pull Down 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 1
  • Top and Rear Windows
  • Headliner, Deluxe
  • Floor Mat
  • Interior Rear View Mirror
  • 12 volt Electric Socket
  • Horn

  • Cat C2.2 T Interim Tier 4 Compliant Diesel Engine
  • Air Cleaner, Dual Element, Radial Seal
  • SOSSM Sampling Valves, Engine Oil and Hydraulic Oil
  • Filters: Spin on, Hydraulic
  • Filters: Bayonet-type, Fuel and Water Separator
  • Tilt Up Radiator/Hydraulic Oil Cooler
  • Muffler, Standard
  • Spring Applied, Hydraulically Released, Wet Multi Disc Parking Brakes
  • Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Four Wheel Chain Drive

  • Engine Enclosure, Lockable
  • Extended Life Antifreeze, -36° C (-33° F)
  • Machine Tie Down Points (4)
  • 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
  • Split D-Ring to Route Work Tool Hoses Along Side of Left Lift Arm
  • Electrical Outlet, Beacon
  • Belly Pan Cleanout

  • Quick Coupler, Mechanical or Hydraulic
  • Seat Belt, 50 mm (2 in) or 75 mm (3)
  • Comfort Package (must select one of the following):
  • Open ROPS (C0): Static Seat
  • Open ROPS (C1): Suspension Seat, Cup Holder
  • Enclosed ROPS (C2): C1 plus Heater, Cab Door, Side Windows, Cab Debris Barrier
  • Enclosed ROPS (C3): C2 plus Air Conditioner
  • Control Package (must select one of the following):
  • Control Package 1: On/Off Auxiliary Hydraulics Basic
  • Control Package 2: Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulics Basic

232B Series 2 Optional Equipment

Counterweight, increases rated operating capacity 45 kg (100 lb)

Beacon, Rotating

Engine Block Heater - 120V or 240V

Oil, Hydraulic, Cold Operation

Paint, Custom

Backup Alarm

Heavy Duty Battery, 850 CCA

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