Engineered Durability The heavy-duty structures and clean lines of the Cat 302.5C ensure long life and reduce maintenance costs in tough, demanding applications.

Engine Model Mitsubishi S3L2 NA Diesel
Net Power 24.9 hp
Gross Power 26.7 hp

Operating weight 6052.0 lb
Operating weight with cab 6283.0 lb

Max digging depth - standard stick 8.66 ft
Max reach ground level - standard stick 14.91 ft
Height over cab 7.55 ft
Length to Center of Rollers 14.91 ft
Max cutting height - long stick 14.86 ft
Max cutting height - standard stick 14.29 ft
Max digging depth - long stick 16.17 ft
Max dump height - long stick 10.76 ft
Max dump height - standard stick 10.2 ft
Max horizontal reach - long stick 10.76 ft
Max horizontal reach - standard stick 10.2 ft
Max vertical dig depth - standard stick 6.3 ft
Shipping Height 7.55 ft
Shipping length 14.8 ft
Swing radius - rear 4.2 ft
Track gauge 3.77 ft
Track shoe width 0.98 ft
Transport Width 4.76 ft
Width over track 4.76 ft

Engine Dimensions
Bore 3.1 in
Stroke 3.6 in
Displacement 80.4 in3

Travel System
Gradeability (max) - high 30.0 Degrees
Max traction force - high speed 2788.0 lb
Max traction force - low speed 5305.0 lb
Travel speed - high 3.1 mph
Travel speed - low 1.6 mph

Hydraulic System
Operating Pressure - Equipment 3205.0 psi
Digging forces - stick (standard) 3439.58 lb
Digging force - stick (long) 2945.0 lb
Digging force - bucket 5440.38 lb
Digging force - stick (standard) 3440.0 lb
Digging force - Stick, long 2945.0 lb
Digging force - bucket 5440.0 lb
Operating Pressure - Travel 3205.0 psi
Operating Pressure - Swing 2524.0 psi
Auxiliary circuits - primary - at 174 bar 16.9 gal/min
Auxiliary circuits - secondary - at 174 bar 3.8 gal/min
Pump - gear (dual) (swing, pilot) 4.9 gal/min
Pump - piston (tandem) 8.2 gal/min

Swing System
Type Hydraulic motor-driven
Machine swing speed 9.5 RPM
Boom swing - left (without stop) 90.0 Degrees
Boom swing - left (with stop) 54.0 Degrees
Boom Swing - right 48.0 Degrees

Sound Levels
Canopy 81.0 dB(A)
Cab 81.0 dB(A)

Width 57.1 in
Height 12.6 in
Dig Depth 16.5 in
Lift Height 11.2 in

Service Refill Capacities
Cooling system 1.2 gal
Engine oil 1.7 gal
Hydraulic tank 9.5 gal
Fuel tank 10.0 gal
Hydraulic system 13.2 gal

MSC Comments
MSC Spec Date 8/05

Comfort and Ease of Operation
The spacious cab and easy operating controls are designed for comfort and productivity.

Comfort and Ease of Operation

Operator Station
The large, spacious cab offers superior leg room, air circulation and an expansive viewing area, with flat glass throughout, for easy and inexpensive replacement.

Suspension Seat and Wrist Supports
A suspension seat is standard and coupled with adjustable wrist supports, help increase operator comfort and reduce fatigue.

Low Effort Controls
Ergonomic, low effort controls offer greater operator comfort for increased productivity. Dozer lever mounted, two-speed travel control provides easy operation and increases foot room.

Line of Sight Instrumentation
The operator has a clear view of the machine's monitoring system, ensuring fuel level, water temperature and warning lights are easily seen.

Lever Mounted Auxiliary and Boom Swing Controls
Moving the auxiliary boom swing functions from the cab floor enhances machine control and increases operator foot space.

Optional Air Conditioning or Fan and Sun Visor
Operator comfort can be further enhanced with the optional air conditioning or fan and sun visor packages.

Performance and Versatility
A wide range of buckets and hydraulically powered work tools optimize machine performance.

Digging Forces and Cycle Times
High digging forces and fast cycle times ensure that the Cat C-Series Mini Excavators deliver the productivity that customers demand.

Stick Options
A choice of standard or long stick enables matching of machine to application.

Bucket Angle
High rotation bucket angle combines good spoil retention and flat back trench characteristics.

Long Reach Dozer Blade
The long reach dozer blade assists with effective site clean-up.

Dozer Blade Float Function
The dozer float enables easy ground leveling for landscaping and finishing applications, as well as more efficient clean-up.

Work Tools
Caterpillar offers a wide range of work tools to increase the machine's versatility. The work tools are designed to optimize performance and deliver excellent value through high productivity and long life. Work tools include:
  • Augers
  • Buckets - digging, ditch cleaning, tilt ditch
  • Hydraulic hammers

Auxiliary Lines and Connectors
The auxiliary lines and connectors are fitted as standard, meaning the Cat 302.5C comes ready to work, enabling both hammer (one-way) and auger (two-way) tool operation.

Mechanical Quick Coupler
The Cat Quick Coupler makes frequent tool changes fast and easy. Compatible with all Cat Mini Hydraulic Work Tools, it features a strong, lightweight, low profile design with no debris traps for years of secure work tool changes.

Low Operating Costs
Downtime is kept to a minimum with easy access to convenient daily check points.

Low Operating Costs

Front Linkage
Protected front linkage lines are routed above the boom and stick so the sides are clean to help reduce damage and downtime.

Service Access
Large, swing-out rear doors allow access to major components and service points within the engine enclosure, including:
  • Air filter
  • Engine oil check and fill
  • Engine oil filter element
  • Radiator reservoir tank, check and fill
  • Vertically-mounted, spin-on fuel filter/water separator
  • Windshield washer fluid tank

Lift Up Side Cover
Access to the implement valve and hydraulic tank is convenient through a lift up side cover.

Sight Gauge
A hydraulic oil sight gauge makes fluid level checks fast and easy.

S·O·SSM Valve
The S·O·S oil sampling valve allows easy sampling of hydraulic fluid for preventive maintenance.

500-Hour Oil Change
The 500-hour oil and filter change period helps keep operating costs down.

Customer Support
Industry-leading customer support is provided by the Cat dealer network.

Customer Support

Make detailed comparisons of the machines under consideration before you purchase. Your Cat dealer can give you precise answers to your questions, as well as estimate component life, preventive maintenance cost and the true cost of lost production.

Look past initial price. Consider the flexible financing options available, as well as day-to-day operating costs. Look at dealer services that can be included in the cost of the machine to yield lower equipment owning and operating costs over the long haul. Your Cat dealer can provide a package to meet your needs.

Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has training literature, video tapes, classes and other ideas to help increase your productivity.

Equipment Maintenance Services
More and more equipment buyers are planning for effective maintenance before buying. Choose from your dealer's wide range of maintenance services at the time you purchase your new machine. Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Services that help optimize machine performance include:
  • Customer Support Agreements
  • S·O·SSM and Coolant Sampling and Technical Analysis
  • Maintenance contracts
  • Scheduled technical inspections

Unmatched Product Support
You will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter. Cat dealers use a world-wide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime. Save money with genuine Cat Remanufactured parts. You receive the same warranty and reliability as new products at a cost savings of 40-70 percent.

Standard Equipment

Auxiliary control switch, joystick-mounted (on/off)
Auxiliary lines circuit valve and controls
Auxiliary lines - one-way (hammer), two-way (auger) to the stick
Battery, maintenance-free
Boom cylinder guard
Boom swing control, joystick-mounted
Canopy with FOPS per ISO 10262 (Level I) and TOPS per ISO 12117
Coat hook
Cup holder
Dozer blade with float function
Floor mat
Gauges or indicators for:
  • Fuel level, engine coolant temperature, hour meter, engine oil pressure, air cleaner, alternator and glow plugs, service interval
Hydraulic oil cooler
Linkage pin joints, low-maintenance
Mobile phone holder and power socket
Parking brake, swing, automatic
Rubber tracks, 300 mm (1 ft)
Seatbelt, 50 mm (2 in)
Seat, suspension, vinyl covered
Stick, standard
Storage box, lockable
Tank cover, lockable
Travel alarm
Travel pedals
Two-speed travel
Work light, cab mounted
Wristrests, adjustable

Optional Equipment

Air conditioning
Boom check valve
Cab, fully glazed with FOPS per ISO 10262 (Level I), TOPS per ISO 12117
  • Heater/defroster, interior light, windshield wiper/washer
Control pattern changer
Engine oil, ecology drain valve
Fan and sun visor installation
Front screen guard for cab and canopy
Hydraulic oil, biodegradable
Hydraulic tank, ecology drain valve
Immobilizer system
Light, boom-mounted
Mechanical Quick Coupler
Mirrors for cab and canopy
Proportional auxiliary control, joystick-mounted
Radio installation kit
Radio/CD player
Seat, suspension, fabric covered
Seatbelt, 75 mm (3 in)
Steel tracks, 300 mm (1 ft)
Stick, long
Stick, thumb ready
Tool kit
Work tools



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