New Holland Skid Steers Summarized — 2022 Spec Guide

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Reach New Heights with 300 Series Skid Steers

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Fifty years ago, New Holland introduced the L35, its first skid steer model. With groundbreaking innovations like best-in-class vertical-lift linkage, a longer wheelbase and a hydrostatic transmission, the L35 raised the bar. Today, New Holland’s 300 Series skid steers build on that heritage to bring best-in-class visibility, stability and controls. The advanced technology in the new 300 Series skid steer loaders includes the patented Super Boom vertical-lift linkage, a new 8-in. multifunction LCD display with backup camera, straight-line tracking improvements, fully upgraded electrical harness and much more.

The 300 Series offers six skid steer models ranging from 60 to 90 gross hp, rated operating capacities from 1,600 to 3,400 lbs and lift heights from 9 ft, 4 in. to 10 ft, 11 in. Four models feature the vertical-lift Super Boom design, delivering industry-leading forward dump height and reach, as well as two models that feature radial-lift designs, providing superior digging performance.

The Super Boom vertical-lift linkage offers outstanding visibility and height. 300 Series skid steers feature a high-viz panel on top of the cab for a clear view of the bucket, even at full height. With greater dump height and reach, operators have more visibility and can load into high-sided truck boxes or hoppers with ease. The 300 Series builds on the strength of prior models, with advancements to major exterior features, allowing for higher visibility, greater power for applications and increased durability.

Ride in comfort and style with the 300 Series deluxe ergonomic interior. The new 8-in. LCD multifunction display conveniently shows engine data, performance information, rpms, fuel level, battery voltage, oil and engine temperatures and a trip screen. The simple operator interface brings new features like maintenance tracking, engine protection and ignition timeout to ensure maximum uptime. Along with the easy-to-navigate features, the display also offers simple electro-hydraulic control settings and is customizable to the operator’s needs.

For regular service or maintenance, the 300 Series skid steer loaders offer easy access to the engine. The cab can be tilted forward for access to components and easy cab clean out. The all-new wiring harness minimizes downtime from troublesome electrical issues. Models built with electro-hydraulic controls feature multiple speed and sensitivity settings, including the new creep mode and automatic straight-line tracking. Creep mode, a slow-speed option, gives the operator greater control for slow-speed operations, such as trenching, with speed thresholds of one to 100 increments. Automatic straight-line tracking improves productivity and precision when working with a trencher or cold planer. There’s a lot more. Dig the specs for more info.

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Advice to Buyers

“In today’s skid steer market, machines have more similarities than differences,” says Ryan Anderson, NHCE product manager. “Look for key details like ease of operation and simplicity. For customers that have multiple operators, these machines must be simple to operate. Keep a close eye on where controls are positioned in the cab. Ask yourself: Are the controls all within my field of vision? Are the key functions and features easy to activate, operate and/or adjust?”