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325 Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 325 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, Lift Assist and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with a compact radius design for working in tight spaces, a new cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 20%, and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 25% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications. Optional blade allows for faster job site cleaning and leveling as well as better lifting capabilities. Optional heavy counterweight allows you to maximize the performance of this compact radius machine.

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249 172HP
Engine Model Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 174HP
Bore 4in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 269in³

Weights

Operating Weight 49604lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth 22ft
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket GD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 32.1ft
Maximum Cutting Height 36ft
Maximum Loading Height 25.9ft
Minimum Loading Height 9.8ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.4ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 33811lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 23911lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement 429 L/min (× 2 pumps)/113 gal/min (× 2 pumps)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Normal 5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode 5510psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 4930psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3988psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 11.12r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 60300ft·lbf

Machine Weight

Operating Weight - 600 mm (24”) Triple Grouser Shoes 49604lb
Note (1) Standard undercarriage Reach boom R2.9 m (9'6") stick HD 0.90 m³ (1.18 yd³) bucket 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes and 4900 kg (10800 lb) counterweight.
Operating Weight - 790 mm (31") Triple Grouser Shoes 62611lb
Note (2) Long undercarriage Reach boom R2.9 m (9'6") stick GD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) bucket 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes and 8300 kg (18300 lb) counterweight.

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 82.7gal (US)
Cooling System 3.1gal (US)
Engine Oil 4gal (US)
Swing Drive 3.2gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 1.1gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 60.8gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 29.4gal (US)
DEF Tank 6.9gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket GD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.1ft
Handrail Height 10.5ft
Shipping Length 29.2ft
Tail Swing Radius 6ft
Track Length 14.6ft
Length to Center of Rollers 12ft
Ground Clearance 1.5ft
Track Gauge 7.8ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes 9.8ft
Transport Width - 700 mm (28") Shoes 10.1ft
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 10.4ft
Counterweight Clearance 3.3ft

Standard Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Product Link
    • Cat GRADE with 2D
    • Cat GRADE with Assist
    • Lift Assist
    • Auto Dig Boost
    • Cat PAYLOAD
    • 2D E-Fence
  • Engine
    • Three selectable modes: Power, Smart, Eco
    • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine idle shutdown
    • 50° C (122° F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
    • –18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Reversing electric cooling fans
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two-speed travel
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 5.7 m (18'8") standard reach boom, 2.9 m (9'6") standard reach stick (North America and Australia/New Zealand only)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Long undercarriage (optional in Japan)
    • Tie-down points on base frame
    • 4900 kg (10,800 lb) counterweight
  • Electrical System
    • Two 1,000 CCA maintenance free batteries
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
    • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
  • Safety And Security
    • Rearview camera
    • Right-side-view camera (not available in Korea)
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
    • Signaling/warning horn

Optional Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • Comfort cab: ROPS, mechanical seat suspension
    • Deluxe cab: ROPS, standard sound suppression, air-adjustable seat with heat
    • Premium cab: ROPS, advanced sound suppression, auto-adjustable seat with heat and air ventilation
    • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat GRADE with Advanced 2D
    • Cat GRADE with 3D
  • Engine
    • –32° C (–25° F) cold start capability
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick lowering check valves
    • Hammer return filter circuit
    • Combined Tool Control (two pump, one/two way high-pressure flow)
    • Medium-pressure circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit 
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 5.7 m (18'8") HD reach boom, 2.9 m (9'6") HD reach stick (Europe and Japan only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.9 m (9'6") reach stick (Europe only)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Standard undercarriage (available only in Japan)
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
    • 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight
    • 6700 kg (14,771 lb) counterweight - optional Europe only
    • Blade with float function (not compatible with 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight)
  • Electrical System
    • 360° lighting
    • Premium surround lighting package
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Electric refueling pump with auto shut off
  • Safety And Security
    • 360° visibility (requires 254 mm [10 in] monitor)
    • Falling object guard system