The 172-horsepower DL280-5 wheel loader fills a gap between the company’s 250 and 300 models, and has a 3.7-cubic-yard bucket.
Features include a wide-fin radiator with larger fin spacing to reduce clogging, heavy-duty axles for harsh applications that also enable owners to use solid tires, and an upgraded forward-neutral-reverse joystick. The unit’s dump height is 9 feet 2 inches. Breakout force is 30,349 lb. ft.