Bobcat 542B Specs, Weight, Price & Review

Bobcat 542B Specs, Weight, Price & Review

Compact and widely used during the ’80s and ’90s, the Bobcat 542B was a skid steer loader. It’s been discontinued, but you could still come across a few of these in use.

The Bobcat 542B has been lauded by many who have used it for its reliability and adaptability; it can dig, grade, and move materials, among other things. Some riders have also noted the machine’s quiet operation and user-friendly controls.

Some customers have also voiced concerns about the Bobcat 542B’s potential for malfunctions and high maintenance needs. Moreover, the machine’s hydraulic system has been criticized for being sluggish to respond and prone to leaks by a few customers.

The Bobcat 542B is widely regarded as a competent and dependable equipment, albeit it may need more upkeep and repairs than more recent versions.

Bobcat 542B

Bobcat 542B Price

Price: USD $4,500.00(APPROX)

Bobcat 542B Weight

Weight: 3380 lb

 Bobcat 542B Horsepower

Horsepower: 25 hp

Bobcat 542B Specifications


Engine Cooling Liquid 
Horsepower 25 hp
Engine Fuel Gasoline 
Turbocharged Engine N/A 

542B Key Specifications

Horsepower 25 hp
Operating Weight 3380 lb
Rated Operating Capacity (ISO) 800 lb
Auxiliary High Flow 8 gal/min 


Tipping Load 1695 lb
Rated Operating Capacity (ISO) 800 lb
Operating Weight 3380 lb


Length 106.6 in
Height 72.5 in
Reach @ Maximum Height 18 in
Width 49.4 in
Height to Bucket Hinge Pin 102.5 in
Wheelbase 31.1 in

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary High Flow 8 gal/min 


BICS System (Interlock) Not Applicable
Auxiliary Hydraulics Optional 
Operating Lights Optional 
Bob-Tach Attachment System Standard

Bobcat 542B Review Video

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