Operator's Cab

Operators world-wide will find state-of-the-art ergonomics, unsurpassed visibility and ease of operation.


  • Tiltable steering column with center-mount instrumentation for easy operator reference.
  • The standard suspension seat is spring-suspended with a high amount of travel providing a comfortable ride for the operator.
  • Excellent 360-degree visibility is achieved by positioning the operator above instead of behind the load for safe operation and excellent view of the attachment.
  • All models feature comfortable and easy-to-access grab handles to assist entry and exit.
  • A complete cab enclosure option provides enhanced comfort and safety for all-day-long operation.
  • Wide side doors can be latched fully open for full side-to-side ventilation. They also provide easy entry and exit from both sides of the machine.
  • Cab doors have an extended-latch design, which allows latching in a slightly-open position for limited ventilation, per operator preference.
  • Standard equipment includes heating system, four working lights, wipers on front and rear windows, a cup holder and adjustable side mirrors.
  • Spacious surface window area offers excellent all-around visibility.
  • Generous sound absorbing material between the cab and engine compartment is standard with cab enclosure and suppresses sound levels.


The Mustang 306 Articulated Loader features simple-to-use controls at your finger tips. Even the most un-accustomed operator will be comfortable operating these loaders

AL Dash Display

  • Multi-function joystick lever controls the lift arm, bucket, float, travel direction, differential lock and auxiliary hydraulic functions
  • Inching pedal allows operators to vary the ground speed while maintaining a fixed engine speed, to optimally run attachments while enabling precise control.
  • Engine speed can be conveniently controlled two ways: (1) with the right foot throttle or (2) with the convenient hand throttle, which also allows the ground speed to be controlled independently of engine speed.
  • Differential lock button on joystick increases traction for 100% effective engagement of axles.
  • 2-speed hydrostatic drive can be activated “on the go” by a switch on the joystick.


The Mustang 306 Articulated Loader is equipped with a industry-proven Yanmar diesel engine


Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV88 
Number of Cylinders 3
Power @ 2800 rpm 26 kW
Displacement 1.6 L

  • Powerful, quiet and efficient Interim Tier IV-certified Yanmar diesel engines with excellent performance for all applications.
  • Excellent reputation for reliable cold-starting and smooth operation.


Get into the tightest spaces with ease. The 306 Articulated Loader goes anywhere and does almost everything.


  • A heavy-duty articulating joint offers 45-degree turning angles each way and provides optimal maneuverability with a tight turning radius. Articulated steering has minimal affect on turf and ground surfaces and extends the life of the tires.
  • Chassis oscillates 10 degrees each way, for 20 degrees of total oscillation, to maintain traction by keeping the wheels on the ground on uneven terrain.
  • The tail follows where the front leads, providing excellent maneuverability. The bucket and tires follow a constant turn radius, so the rear of the loader follows the path of the front tires.
  • Narrow machine width allows access to tight, confined spaces that most skid loaders with comparable operating capacities cannot access.
  • High ground clearance allows the loaders to pass over objects in the work-path with ease.

Lift Arm

The lift arm on a 306 is designed to achieve maximum strength, excellent visibility and fast cycle times.


  • Parallel-type linkage provides excellent bucket breakout forces.
  • Linkage becomes recessed in the lift arm at full lift heights for protection when dumping into trucks/trailers and provides excellent forward visibility.
  • Linkage design allows for mechanical self-leveling action in both up and down directions.
  • Nitro-steel rods on the hydraulic cylinders resist abrasion, pitting, scratching and corrosion.
  • Excellent bucket dump angles at the mid- and top-ranges of the lift path as well as outstanding forward reach at mid-range.
  • Adjustable down-stop positioning for low position height control.


Power, performance and precision. Achieve this and more with superior hydraulics and handy time-saving features.

Mustang 306 Hydraulics

Work Hydraulic System Flow STD 45 L/min
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics - optional  N/A
Work Hydraulic System Pressure 207 bar
Drive Hydraulic System Pressure 345 bar
Drive Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity 26 L

  • Two auxiliary hydraulic lines with flat-faced couplers power a variety of tools and make attachment changes easy.
  • Hydraulic hoses are nestled within the lift arms, keeping them out of the loader linkage “damage zone” during lifting and dumping operations.
  • Lift arm and bucket float features allow for “floating” of the lift arm for light scraping or rear-ward leveling actions. Bucket float is a special feature that adds control and more operator flexibility for operating certain attachments with only bucket float.


Reduced downtime is made possible by intelligent engineering and advanced design.


  • Perform daily service checks with ease through the rear engine cover, which provides access to the engine, hydraulic reservoir filler and filter, radiator, and more.
  • The tilting iso-mounted operator’s platform with gas spring lift assistance provides access to the engine fuel and oil filters, battery, and hydraulic pump.
  • Hydraulic components are provided with diagnostic test ports for easy access when required.
  • The control module interlock system located behind the seat on the operator’s platform has LEDs for electrical diagnostic checking.


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Standard Optional
All-Tach® Attachment Mounting System
Power-A-Tach® Attachment Mounting System
Euro 8 Attachment Mounting System
4-Point Attachment Mounting System
Hydrostatic Drive System, One-Speed w/ Anti-Stall
Hydrostatic Drive System, Two-Speed w/ Anti-Stall
Inching Pedal
Parallel Loader Linkage, Two-way w/ Self-leveling
Z-bar Loader Linkage w/ Limited Self-leveing

Operator Station

Standard Optional
Adjustable 2-inch Seat Belt
Air Conditioning
Back-Up Alarm
Dual-Element Air Cleaner w/ Indicator
Adjustable Seat - 5-Way
Multi-Function Joystick Control
Operator Presence Seat Switch
Sound Reduction Package
Tiltable, Deluxe steering Column


Standard Optional
Two-Post Canopy
Four-Post Canopy

Electrical System

Standard Optional
12-volt Battery
Instrument Panel - Basic
Instrument Panel - Deluxe
Battery Disconnet

Work Lights

Standard Optional
Working Lights - Front and Rear


306 - 2 Post 306 - 4 Post
A. Length with Bucket on Ground 4050 mm 4050 mm
B. Shipping Length 3351 mm 3351 mm
C. Front Wheel Center to Pivot Pin 517 mm 517 mm
D. Wheelbase 1627 mm 1627 mm
E. Rear Overhang 1065 mm 1065 mm
F. Height to Top of Cab 2451 mm 2257 mm
H. Hood Height 1468 mm 1468 mm
J. Maximum Operating Height 3415 mm 3415 mm
K. Bucket Hinge Pin Height 2855 mm 2855 mm
L. Ground Plane to Bucket Edge Height  2650 mm 2650 mm
M. Dump Clearance at Full Height 2143 mm 2143 mm
N. Dump Reach at Full Height 312 mm 312 mm
P. Width over Tires - Standard / Wide 1060 / 1380 mm 1060 / 1380 mm
R. ROPS Width 990 mm 1030 mm
S. Ground Clearance 244 mm 244 mm
T. Turning Radius with Bucket  3000 mm 3000 mm
U. Outer Turning Radius 2630 mm 2630 mm
V. Inner Turning Radius 1322 mm 1322 mm
W. Articulation Angle from Center (mm) 45° 45°
X. Rollback at Height 39.7° 39.7°
Y. Maximum Dump Angle at Full Height 43° 43°
Z. Bucket Rollback at Ground 37° 37°
AA. Attachment Pivot Clearance 215 mm 215 mm
BB. Wheel Radius 383 mm 383 mm
CC. Bucket Width - standard 1372 mm 1372 mm
Engine Manufacturer Yanmar Yanmar
Model / Number of Cylinders 3TNV88 / 3 3TNV88 / 3
Displacement 1.6 1.6
Net Power @ 2800 rpm 26 kW 26 kW
Load Capacities
Static Tipping Load with Bucket - Straight  1597 kg 1670 kg
Static Tipping Load with Bucket - Full Turn  1244 kg 1280 kg
Bucket Breakout 25.4 kN 25.4 kN
Operating Weight 2472 kg 2520 kg
Work Hydraulic System Flow 45 L/min 45 L/min
High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics - optional N/A N/A
Work Hydraulic System Pressure 207 bar 207 bar
Drive Hydraulic System Pressure 345 bar 345 bar
Drive Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity 26 L 26 L
Battery 850 CCA 850 CCA
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 57 L
Maximum Travel Speed 18.5 km/hr 18.5 km/hr
Tire Size - Standard 10 x 16.5 EM  10 x 16.5 EM
Sound Power <101 dB <101 db
Sound Pressure <87 dB <87 db
Hand-Arm 1.15 m/s2 1.15 m/s2
Hand-Arm Action Value 2.5 m/s2 2.5 m/s2
Whole Body 0.89 m/s2 0.89 m/s2
Whole Body Action Value 0.5 m/s2 0.5 m/s2