John Deere 280 Skid Steer Loader


Clearance at Max Lift and Dump8.6 ft (3 m)
Ground Clearance9.5 in (24 cm)
Height - Top of Cab7 ft (2 m)
Length w/o Bucket9.6 ft (3 m)
Length with Bucket11.5 ft (4 m)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump32 in (81 cm)
Turning Radius from Center - inc bucket83.7 in (213 cm)
Turning Radius from Center - machine rear69 in (175 cm)
Wheelbase4.1 ft (1 m)
Width Over Tires6.5 ft (2 m)


Displacement276 cu in (0 m)
Engine Model4045T
Gross Power90 hp (67 kw)
Number of Cylinders4
Power Measured @2400 rpm

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow Capacity21.3 gal/min (81 l/min)
Pump Type3-spool open center
Relief Valve Pressure3100 psi


Breakout Force11600 psi
Operating Load Rating3200 lbs (1,452 kg)
Tipping Angle7000 °

Operating Specifications

Alternator Supplied Amperage55 A
Cooling System Fluid Capacity3.6 gal (14 l)
Fuel Capacity24 gal (91 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity9 gal (34 l)
Max Speed12 mph (19 kph)
Operating Speed7 mph (11 kph)
Operating Voltage12 V V
Operational Weight9200 lbs (4,173 kg)
Tire Size14x17.5 Haulers, 14PR

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