336 GC Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 336 GC excavator balances productivity with easy-to-use controls, a new comfortable cab, improved fuel efficiency by up to 5 percent, and longer maintenance intervals that reduce maintenance costs up to 15 percent – all to give you a durable, low-cost per-hour excavator for your applications.

Not all features available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region


Net Power - ISO 9249 273HP
Engine Model Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396 275HP
Bore 4in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 433in³


Operating Weight 80500lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth 27ft
Boom Reach 6.5 m (21'4")
Stick Reach 3.9 (12'10")
Bucket HD 1.88 m³ (2.46yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 38.6ft
Maximum Cutting Height 35.2ft
Maximum Loading Height 24.5ft
Minimum Loading Height 6.1ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 26.6ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 21.4ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 44090lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 28780lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow 560 l/min (148 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing 4061psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 8.74r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 101168ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 158.5gal (US)
Cooling System 10.2gal (US)
Engine Oil 6.6gal (US)
Swing Drive - Each 4.8gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 2.1gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 98.5gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 42.5gal (US)
DEF Tank 50gal (US)


Boom Reach 6.5 m (21'4")
Stick Reach 3.9 (12'10")
Bucket HD 1.88 m³ (2.46yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.4ft
Handrail Height 10.4ft
Shipping Length 36.7ft
Tail Swing Radius 11.6ft
Counterweight Clearance 4.1ft
Ground Clearance 1.7ft
Track Length 16.5ft
Track Length to Center of Rollers 13.3ft
Track Gauge 8.5ft
Transport Width 10.8ft

Standard Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • ROPS, sound suppression
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8") LCD touch screen monitor
    • Mechanically adjustable seat
  • Engine
    • Two selectable modes: Power, Smart
    • Auto engine speed control
    • Up to 3300 m (10,830 ft) altitude capability
    • 52° C (126° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
    • -18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated pre- cleaner
    • Remote disable
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Electronic main control valve
    • Auto hydraulic oil warm up
    • Reverse swing damping valve
    • Auto swing parking brake
    • High performance hydraulic return filter
    • Two speed travel
    • Bio hydraulic oil capability
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Towing eye on baseframe
    • 6.8 mt (14,991 lb) counterweight
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 6.5m (21'4") reach boom
  • Electrical System
    • Maintenance-free 1000 CCA batteries (x2)
    • Centralized electrical disconnect switch
    • LED chassis light, left and right hand boom lights, cab lights
  • Cat Technology
    • Cat Product Link
    • Auto hammer stop
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Grouped location of engine oil & fuel filters
    • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S.O.S) sampling ports
  • Safety And Security
    • Caterpillar One Key security system
    • Lockable external tool / storage box
    • Lockable door, fuel, and hydraulic tank locks
    • Lockable fuel drain compartment
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate & recessed bolts
    • Right hand handrail & hand hold (ISO 2867 Compliant)
    • Standard visibility mirror package
    • Signaling / warning horn
    • Reaview camera

Optional Equipment

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Engine
    • Cold start block heaters
    • Hydraulic reverse fan
  • Hydraulic System
    • Smart Boom
    • Combined two-way auxiliary circuit
    • Medium-pressure auxiliary circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 600mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
    • 700mm (28") triple grouser track shoes
    • 800mm (31") triple grouser track shoes
    • 850mm (33") triple grouser track shoes
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 2.8m (9'2") stick
    • 3.2m (10'6") stick
    • 3.9m (12'10") stick
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Electric refueling pump
  • Safety And Security
    • Right-hand-sideview camera
    • Boom lowering check valve
    • Stick lowering check valve