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Bobcat T870 Compact Track Loader

For your biggest and toughest jobs, you can count on the Bobcat® T870 compact track loader. A 12-foot lift height makes the T870 the highest lifting compact track loader in the industry.

The vertical lift path T870 has the raw power you need while maintaining the M-Series comfort you expect. More powerful hydraulics, higher lift and reach capabilities and increased pushing power are just a few of this machine's big qualifications.

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  • Performance

    Attachment Control Kit (Option)

    Provides communication between the attachment and loader.

    Bob-Tach™ Mounting System

    Easily change attachments in less than a minute.

    Watch Quick-Tach Comparison Video

    Control in Your Hands

    Control the drive, engine torque and tractive effort without an engine anti-stall system robbing you of power when you need it most.

    Counterweight Ready

    Increase lifting performance with certain attachments by adding free-mounted counterweights.

    Faster Cycle Times

    Hydraulic pumps are matched to cylinder size and loader lift capacity, helping you get your work done faster.

    Hydraulic Bucket Positioning (Option)

    Keeps your bucket level when raising lift arms, reducing spillage and allowing you to work more efficiently.

    More Torque

    Reach maximum torque at a lower RPM to minimize stalling while saving time and fuel.

    Power Bob-Tach™ Mounting System (Option)

    Change non-hydraulic attachments by flipping a switch from the comfort of your cab.

    Powerful Breakout Forces

    Highly-efficient hydraulic pumps deliver more power that's matched to each movement.

    Watch Lift Breakout Challenge Video

    Quick Couplers with Pressure Release

    Simply push the coupler inward to release the hydraulic oil through a return line back into the machine. The result is clean, quick attachment changes.

    Radio Remote Control (Option)

    Equip your loader to operate remotely in certain environments. The system is easy to install and easy to operate. SJC is required for this option.

    Ride Control (Option)

    Enjoy a smoother ride with cushioning of the loader circuit.

    Roller Suspension (Option)

    As the first suspension system for compact track loaders, the all steel design gives you increased durability.

    Watch Suspension Comparison Video

    Selectable Joystick Controls (Option)

    Get better control and more comfort. SJC features speed and horsepower management, drive response, steering drift compensation, selectable control pattern and increased comfort.

    2-Speed (Option)

    Boost top travel speed and reduce the time it takes to travel across a jobsite or between jobs. SJC required. Not available on T550,T590.

    Watch Travel Challenge Video

    Stronger Hydraulics

    The engine, hydraulic pump, horsepower and cubic-inch displacement are precisely configured for each machine's specific operating capacity.

    Watch Hydraulic Power Challenge Video

    Watch Travel Challenge Video

    Watch Suspension Comparison Video

    Watch Lift Breakout Challenge Video

    Watch Multifunction Challenge Video

    Watch Drive Motor Comparison Video

    Watch Pushing Force Challenge Video

  • Comfort

    Air Ride Seat (Option)

    Achieve optimal suspension comfort with air ride seats that smooth out bumps and increase comfort.

    Better Visibility

    Visibility has been significantly increased in all directions. The rear window is 14 percent larger and the size of the top window is now 43 percent larger, providing a big advantage when loading a truck or using attachments with raised lift arms.

    Watch Side Visibility Comparison Video

    Watch Rear Visibility Comparison Video

    Cab-Forward Design

    Puts the you closer to the attachment and enables you to see your work better.

    Convenient Engine Speed Controls

    The engine speed control has been moved out in front of the operator, on the right-hand corner post of the cab.

    Cup Holders

    Cup holders hold everything from 20 oz. soda bottles to super-sized cups and coffee mugs.

    Deluxe Instrumentation (Option)

    Helps you monitor key loader functions from easy-to-read virtual gauges on the 7 in. color LED screen and includes keyless start to help prevent machine theft.

    Watch Instrumentation Comparison Video

    Easy-Pull, Easy-Secure Side Window

    Slide open and lock the side windows into one of five positions.

    Extra Elbow Room, Easier Cleaning

    Windows are mounted on the outside of the Roll-Over Protection System (ROPS), which provides extra elbow room in the cab and makes window cleaning much faster.

    Fingertip Controls (Option)

    Attachments are controlled easily and adjusted simply from the fingertip controls. They're also more comfortable to operate.

    Foot Well Cleaning Access

    Two clean-out holes in the foot well allow for easier removal of mud and debris that enter the cab.

    Heat and Air Conditioning (Option)

    Work in comfort with air movement, temperature control and greater flexibility in directing air. Because optional AC units are integrated into the machine, there is no bulky add-on unit to obstruct your visibility.

    Pressurized Cab (Option)

    A best-in-class pressurized interior helps keep your cab clean and dust-free. A new, one-piece pressure seat engages the entire door on the front and sides, compressing the door seal into a specialized curved door pocket.

    Watch Pressurized Cab Challenge Video

    Large Entry

    Machines with an enclosed cab feature large, swing-open doors, which provide ample room for exit and entry. A lowered door threshold gives you increased visibility to your attachment and the surrounding work area – making it easier to see and do your work.

    More Room

    Stronger, narrower loader arms make a wider cab possible, with up to 20 percent more interior space than competitors.

    Operator Switches

    Puts important controls in front of you on the cab corner posts.

    Quieter Operation

    Sound within the cab is reduced by more than 60 percent for a more comfortable and quieter working environment. Quieter than ordinary cooling fans, Bobcat’s hydraulic-powered SmartFAN senses the temperature of the machine and only turns as fast as needed.

    Rear Defrost (Option)

    Defrosts the new, larger rear window with new rear air ducts.

    Seat-Mounted Joysticks

    On M-Series loaders with Selectable Joystick Controls, the joysticks are mounted to the seat. As your suspension seat moves up and down, the joysticks move with the seat for added comfort while operating.

    Storage

    Storage bins are located throughout the machine.

    Suspension Seat

    Easily adjust the suspension seat to the operator's weight.

    12 Volt Power Supply

    Power your phone, MP3 player or other accessories.

  • Uptime

    Battery Run-Down Protection

    Lighting circuit automatically shuts down to prevent accidental battery discharge when the lights are left on after the work is done.

    Dual Path Cooling

    Cool, clean air is drawn from above through the oil cooler and radiator, with small amounts of hot air from the engine compartment. Air is exhausted out two side vents, keeping hot air away from the operator.

    Watch Cooling System Comparison Video

    Hydraulic Sight Gauge

    Enables easy, quick hydraulic oil checks through a gauge that’s visible as you walk by the loader.

    Machine Shutdown Protection

    Tracks engine coolant temperature, engine oil pressure and hydraulic oil temperature and shuts down the loader's engine when there's a problem to prevent damage.

    Powerful Lighting

    Light output is now increased by over 50 percent. This new lighting system emits a high-intensity beam that illuminates a broad working area around the front of the machine.

    Protected Cooling Location

    Loader radiator and hydraulic oil cooler are well protected between the frame uprights, above the engine and out of danger.

    Watch Cooling System Comparison Video

    Protected Quick Couplers

    Integrated, pressure-release quick couplers are mounted directly into the front plate of the lift arm - with no exposed hoses to damage. Couplers are protected even further with a guard that extends out beyond the coupler.

    Protected Hose Routing

    Hoses are run through the loader arms and frame uprights for better protection. High-quality steel tubing is used in the areas that are exposed to outside elements. The simplicity in the design is that hoses are less likely to be snagged and broken if they are not exposed.

    Watch Hose Routing Comparison Video

    Protected Tailgate

    The lower rear frame sticks out past the tailgate, protecting it from obstacles, scrapes and bumps.

    Removable Hose Guide

    Provides better auxiliary hose routing and security; slide the guide onto your hydraulic hose and clip it on the machine before operation. Clip the house in the attachment frame when it isn’t in use.

    Self-Diagnostics

    On-board diagnostics efficiently troubleshoot problems in the field or prevent them before they occur. Downloadable machine performance history lets you identify potential problems and correct them.

    Simple Machine Tie-Down

    Secure you loader quickly, without searching for hard-to-reach tie-downs.

    Single Plane Design

    Every pin and connecting point is on the same plane, which greatly reduces side deflection of the lift arm and increases lift arm life.

  • Serviceability

    Superior Serviceability

    Enjoy the fastest and easiest maintenance in the industry. Perform daily maintenance like checking the engine fluids, filters, battery and air cleaner simply by opening the tailgate.

    Watch Serviceability Comparison Video

    Protective Tailgate

    The one piece 3/8”inch thick door is solid steel. There are no cooling holes, slots or other openings on the heavy-duty door that could potentially lead to extra time in the shop.

    Tilt-Up Cab

    Non-routine maintenance items can be accessed easily, so you can spend time on maintenance or repair, not gaining access.

    Training

    Get the world's only comprehensive training program when you purchase Bobcat equipment.

    Watch Safety and Training Video

    Transverse Engine/Belt Drive

    Loader engines can run slower, resulting in a quieter machine that lasts longer. This belt-drive system allows loaders to use an optimized engine-to-pump package, making it more efficient.

  • Options

    Advanced Control System (ACS)

    Use a dash-mounted switch to instantly select between advanced hand control or advanced foot control of lift and tilt functions. Not available on the T870.

    Selectable Joystick Controls (SJC)

    Get better control and more comfort. SJC features speed and horsepower management, drive response, steering drift compensation, selectable control pattern and increased comfort.

    Radio Remote Control

    Equip your loader to operate remotely in certain environments. The system is easy to install and easy to operate. SJC is required for this option.

    Air Ride Seat

    Achieve optimal suspension comfort with air ride seats that smooth out bumps and increase comfort.

    Heat and Air Conditioning

    Work in comfort with air movement, temperature control and greater flexibility in directing air. Because optional AC units are integrated into the machine, there is no bulky add-on unit to obstruct your visibility.

    Pressurized Cab

    A best-in-class pressurized interior helps keep your cab clean and dust-free. A new, one-piece pressure seat engages the entire door on the front and sides, compressing the door seal into a specialized curved door pocket.

    Watch Pressurized Cab Challenge Video

    Deluxe Instrumentation

    Helps you monitor key loader functions from easy-to-read virtual gauges on the 7 in. color LED screen and includes keyless start to help prevent machine theft.

    Watch Instrumentation Comparison Video

    Hydraulic Bucket Positioning

    Keeps your bucket level when raising lift arms, reducing spillage and allowing you to work more efficiently.

    Radio

    Listen to music while you work with the optional radio, which includes an audio input to connect an MP3 player or other device.

    Ride Control

    Enjoy a smoother ride with cushioning of the loader circuit.

    Roller Suspension

    As the first suspension system for compact track loaders, the all steel design gives you increased durability.

    Watch Suspension Comparison Video

    Seat-Mounted Joysticks

    On M-Series loaders with Selectable Joystick Controls, the joysticks are mounted to the seat. As your suspension seat moves up and down, the joysticks move with the seat for added comfort while operating.

    Quick Couplers with Pressure Release

    Simply push the coupler inward to release the hydraulic oil through a return line back into the machine. The result is clean, quick attachment changes.

    Sound Reduction Package

    Experience even quieter operation with the sound reduction package.

    2-Speed

    Boost top travel speed and reduce the time it takes to travel across a jobsite or between jobs. SJC required. Not available on T550,T590.

    Watch Travel Challenge Video

    Attachment Control Kit

    Provides communication between the attachment and loader.

    Power Bob-Tach™ Mounting System

    Change non-hydraulic attachments by flipping a switch from the comfort of your cab.

    High-Flow Hydraulics

    Provides additional hydraulic power to boost production of attachments.

    Engine Block Heater

    Makes cold engine starts easier.

Specifications

  • T870 IT4
    Engine T870 IT4
    Engine CoolingLiquid
    Emissions Tier (EPA)Interim Tier 4
    Engine FuelDiesel
    Horsepower99.2 HP
    Turbocharged EngineYes
    Performance T870 IT4
    Rated Operating Capacity (SAE)3525 lbs
    Operating Capacity (50% of Tip)5030 lbs
    Tipping Load10072 lbs
    Operating Weight12678 lbs
    Travel Speed7.2 mph
    Travel Speed (2-speed option)11.4 mph
    Ground Presssure (Rubber)4.7 psi
    Capacities T870 IT4
    Fuel Tank35.6 gal
    Hydraulic System T870 IT4
    System Relief @ Quick Couplers3500 psi
    Auxiliary Std Flow23.8 GPM
    Auxiliary High Flow37.7 GPM
    Dimension T870 IT4
    Length119.3 in
    Length without Attachment119.3 in
    Length with Standard Bucket153.9 in
    Width83 in
    Width (with bucket)84.8 in
    Height83.4 in
    Height with Operator Cab83.4 in
    Height to Bucket Hinge Pin144 in
    Reach @ Maximum Height36.5 in
    Turning Radius99 in
    Length of track on ground68.9 in
    Track Width17.7 in
    Track Width - OptionalN/A
    Features T870 IT4
    Joystick ControlO
    Air ConditioningO
    Backup AlarmCheck
    BICS System (Interlock)Check
    Cab HeaterO
    Operating LightsCheck
    Suspension SeatCheck
    Two Speed TravelO
    Deluxe InstrumentationO
    Engine ShutdownCheck
    Hydraulic Bucket PositioningO
    High Flow OptionO
    Auxiliary HydraulicsCheck
    Bob-Tach Attachment SystemCheck
    Power Bob-TachO
    ACS (Switchable Controls)X
    Ride ControlO
    HornCheck

    Check - Standard O - Optional
    X - Not Available - - No Data Available

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