M317F (2017)

Working hard has never been easier with Cat® F Series Wheeled Excavators. The M317F compact radius increases your fleet versatility by introducing you into new possible markets like those with tight-quarter tasks and turning radius constraints such as road construction or small job sites. These machines are designed to help you take on the wide variety of challenges you face every day, and at a lower cost.

Engine Model Cat C4.4 ACERT with Twin Turbo
Net Power 150 HP
Bore 4.1 in
Stroke 5 in
Displacement 268.5 in³
Maximum Torque - 1,400 rpm 523 ft·lbf
Emissions Meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emission standards.
Engine Power - Maximum Gross - ISO 14396 117 kW (157 hp [159 hp]*)
Engine Power - Maximum Net - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 112 kW (150 hp [152 hp]*)
Note *Metric values.
Number of Cylinders - In Line 4
Ratings 1800 r/min

Counterweight 9480 lb

Swing Radius and Key Dimensions - Maximum Footprint with Outriggers Down
Maximum Shipping Length - With Long Stick 27.75 ft
Maximum Width - With Parallel Blade 8.33 ft
Tail Swing Radius 5.83 ft

Operating Weight* 16 750 to 17 750 kg (36,927 to 38,691 lb)
VA Boom - Front Dozer, Rear Outriggers 38691 lb
VA Boom - Rear Dozer Only 36927 lb

Swing Mechanism
Swing Speed 9 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 27289 ft·lbf

Hydraulic System
Maximum Flow - Auxiliary Circuit - High Pressure 58 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Auxiliary Circuit - Medium Pressure 12.7 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Implement/Travel Circuit 58 gal/min
Maximum Flow - Swing Mechanism 18.5 gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Auxiliary Circuit - High Pressure 5076 psi
Maximum Pressure - Auxiliary Circuit - Medium Pressure 2683 psi
Maximum Pressure - Implement Circuit - Heavy Lift 5439 psi
Maximum Pressure - Implement Circuit - Normal and Travel Circuit 5076 psi
Swing Mechanism 4786 psi
System 64.7 gal (US)

Maximum Travel Speed 19 mile/h

Drawbar Pull 23380 lbf
Maximum Forward/Reverse - 2nd Gear 19 mile/h
Maximum Gradeability (17 500 kg/38,580 lb) 70%

Service Refill Capacities
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 5 gal (US)
Fuel Tank - Total Capacity 77.9 gal (US)

Ground Clearance 14.6 in

VA Boom - 2450 mm (8'0") Stick Length: Digging Height 32.5 ft
VA Boom - 2450 mm (8'0") Stick Length: Dump Height 22.33 ft
Note *Includes medium stick, counterweight, full fuel tank, operator, dual pneumatic tires. Weight varies depending on configuration.

Working Ranges
Note Range values are calculated with GD bucket 1100 mm (3'7"), 0.80 m3 (1.05 yd3) with tips K080 and quick coupler with a tip radius of 1574 mm (5'2").
VA Boom - 2600 mm (8'6") Stick Length: Digging Depth 19.25 ft
VA Boom - 2600 mm (8'6") Stick Length: Digging Height 33.58 ft
VA Boom - 2600 mm (8'6") Stick Length: Dump Height 23.33 ft
VA Boom - 2600 mm (8'6") Stick Length: Reach at Ground Level 29.92 ft

VA Boom - 2450 mm (8'0") Stick Length: Digging Depth 18.67 ft
VA Boom - 2450 mm (8'0") Stick Length: Reach at Ground Level 29.08 ft


  • Cat C4.4 ACERT™ engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. Emissions technology is transparent – no action required from the operator and no stopping for regeneration.
  • Dedicated swing pump, allowing faster, smoother combined movements.
  • Built-in fuel savers, eliminating waste with features like Auto Engine Speed Control, Engine Idle Shutdown and efficient Eco Mode.
  • “On-Demand” Strategies, to consume just the right amount of fuel.
  • Large working envelope and very good stability.
  • Highly mobile, the M317F can travel up to 30 km/h (19 mph).


  • Compact design allows an operator to swing with confidence in tight quarters.
  • Flexible configurations to meet all your needs with various booms/sticks, tires and undercarriages.
  • “Plug and Play” design, with complete integration of the whole portfolio of Cat attachments. – Auxiliary hydraulics, including high pressure. – Readiness for Cat Pin Grabber quick coupler (with lines and circuits). – The monitor can allow ten hydraulic pump flow and pressure settings at the same time.
  • Joystick buttons/sliders can be set up per tool as desired.
  • Utility and finishing work are fast and flawless with a Cat compactor, finishing bucket or tilt bucket.
  • Dealing with debris and waste is easy with a Cat hammer and grapple.
  • Couplers let you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.

Ease of Operation

  • A complete package of smart technologies with features like Cruise Control or automatic brake and axle lock. Optional boosters like Ride Control, SmartBoom™, joystick steering are available.
  • Everything can be adjusted in the cab from the steering column height to the electrically adjustable mirrors.
  • Ergonomic cab with controls kept to a minimum and conveniently located.
  • Split-screen monitor to allow quick view of both cameras on the same display.


  • Integrated devices to help enforce safe behavior, like seat belt indicator, or the speed limit setting when roading in reverse with the upper frame rotated.
  • Visibility: large glass areas, rear/side cameras. LED lamps for all working lights and cameras.
  • For added protection, the optional impact resistant windshield meets the EN356 P5A standard.
  • Integrated pin code adds anti-theft security to your equipment.


  • Ground level access to all routine maintenance (like fuel and engine oil filters).
  • Easy access: clean, simple design. Radiators are all gathered together.
  • Reduced maintenance: automatic features (like lubrication system) along with long greasing intervals. Fit for life Diesel Particulate Filter.

Cat Connect Technology

  • Product Link™ connects owners to their equipment, providing access to machine data such as location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.