Caterpillar 420E Backhoe Loader


Bucket Dig Force 13875 lbs (6,294 kg)
Bucket Dig Force - Extended13863 lbs (6,288 kg)
Dig Depth14.4 ft (4 m)
Dig Depth - Extended18 ft (5 m)
Load Height12 ft (4 m)
Load Height - Extended13.6 ft (4 m)
Reach at Load Height - Extended9.1 ft (3 m)
Reach From Swivel 18.5 ft (6 m)
Reach From Swivel - Extended21.9 ft (7 m)


Ground Clearance1.1 ft (0 m)
Height to Top of Suspended Cab9.3 ft (3 m)
Transport Length24.1 ft (7 m)
Transport Width8 ft (2 m)
Wheelbase7.3 ft (2 m)


Displacement268 cu in (0 m)
Engine ModelC4.4 DIT
Gross Power101 hp (75 kw)
Net Max Torque301 lbs/ft
Net Power93 hp (69 kw)
Net Torque Rise0.36
Power Measured @2200 rpm
Torque Measured @1400 rpm

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow Capacity43 gal/min (163 l/min)
Pump Typevariable-flow, axial piston
Relief Valve Pressure3611 psi


Bucket Breakout Force10242 lbs (4,646 kg)
Bucket Capacity1.3 cu yds (1 m)
Bucket Width7.5 in (19 cm)
Clearance at Max Dump Height8.5 ft (3 m)
Dig Depth4 in (10 cm)
Lift Capacity3511 lbs (1,593 kg)
Reach at Max Dump Height2.9 ft (1 m)

Operating Specifications

Cooling System Fluid Capacity4.4 gal (17 l)
Front Axle Fluid Capacity2.9 gal (11 l)
Fuel Capacity38 gal (144 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity20.9 gal (79 l)
Max Weight24250.9 lbs (11,000 kg)
Oil System Fluid Capacity2 gal (8 l)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operating Weight 4wd16115.8 lbs (7,310 kg)
Rear Axle Fluid Capacity4.4 gal (17 l)
Tire Size Front - 2wd / 4wd11L-16 F-3/12.5/80-18 (10ply) 1-3 Super Traction
Transmission Fluid Capacity5 gal (19 l)
Turning Radius17.8 ft (5 m)


Rear Tires Size19.5L-24 (12 ply) R4 ATU/ 19.5L-24 (12 ply) IT 525


Max Speed24.9 mph (40 kph)
Max Speed - Reverse24.9 mph (40 kph)
Number of Forward Gears4
Number of Reverse Gears4

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