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Excavators

Engine Power - ISO 9249 172 HP
Engine Model Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 174 HP
Bore 4 in

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

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

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

Weights

Operating Weight
49604lb

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
Length to Center of Rollers
12ft
Ground Clearance
1.5ft
Track Gauge
7.8ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes
9.8ft
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes
10.4ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.3ft
Transport Width - 700 mm (28") Shoes
10.1ft
Track Length
14.6ft

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

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)