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326 Hydraulic Excavator

Engine Power - ISO 9249 201 HP
Engine Model Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396 202 HP
Bore 4 in

The Cat® 326 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with 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 10% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications.<br>Not all features are available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.

Engine

Engine Power - ISO 9249
201HP
Engine Model
Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396
202HP
Bore
4in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
428in³
Net Power - ISO 9249
201HP

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
515 l/min (136 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode
5510psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5075psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
4118psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
10.5r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
78182ft·lbf

Weights

Operating Weight
57100lb

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
125.2gal (US)
Cooling System
6.6gal (US)
Engine Oil
6.6gal (US)
Swing Drive
2.6gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1.5gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
81.9gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
38.8gal (US)
DEF Tank
10.8gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom
Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
Stick
Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
Bucket
HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
9.84ft
Handrail Height
9.84ft
Shipping Length
33ft
Tail Swing Radius
9.84ft
Counterweight Clearance
1.44ft
Ground Clearance
3.48ft
Length to Center of Rollers
12.5ft
Track Gauge
8.5ft
Transport Width
10.5ft
Track Length
15.3ft

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
22.38ft
Boom
Reach 5.9 m (19'4")
Stick
Reach 2.95 m (9'8")
Bucket
HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
33.2ft
Maximum Cutting Height
31.63ft
Maximum Loading Height
21.72ft
Minimum Loading Height
7.84ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
21.78ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
16.77ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
37318lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO
27202lbf

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 (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat GRADE with Assist (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat PAYLOAD (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • 2D E-Fence (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Lift Assist (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Auto Dig Boost
  • Engine
    • Three selectable power modes
    • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine idle shutdown
    • 52° C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity with 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
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Tie-down points on base frame
    • 4600 kg (10,141 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
    • 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
    • ROPS, Comfort cab with mechanical seat suspension
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression, air-adjustable seat with heat (Deluxe only)
    • ROPS, advanced sound suppression, auto-adjustable seat with heat and air ventilation (Premium only)
    • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat GRADE with Advanced 2D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat GRADE with 3D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • 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
    • 5.9 m (19'4") HD reach boom, 2.95 m (9'8") HD reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe and Japan only - long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 3.6 m (11'10") reach stick, long undercarriage (North America only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 2.95 m (9'8") reach stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 2.5 m (8'2") reach stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.95 m (9'8") reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe only.) (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.5 m (8'2") reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe only.) (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 10.2 m (33'6") SLR boom, 7.85 m (25'9") SLR stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
    • 900 mm (35") triple grouser shoes
    • 6700 kg (14,771 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)