325 - Tier 4 / Stage V

This unit includes a general purpose bucket, maintenance package, connectivity, remote monitoring and your own team of product experts from Holt of California

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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, ergonomic 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.


Net Power - ISO 9249 172HP
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 175hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 174HP
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 176hp (metric)
Bore 4in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 269in³
Biodiesel Capability Up to B20¹
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator with engine speed at 2,200 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time
Note (2) ¹Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* or 100% renewable diesel, HVO


Operating Weight 62800lb
Note Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9B1 (9'6") stick, Heavy Duty (HD) 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes and 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight.

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth 22ft
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 32.1ft
Maximum Cutting Height 36ft
Maximum Loading Height 25.11ft
Minimum Loading Height 9.9ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.5ft
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16ft
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 33720lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 23830lbf

Hydraulic System

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

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 11.12r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 60360ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 82.7gal (US)
Cooling System 3.1gal (US)
Engine Oil 4gal (US)
Swing Drive 1.5gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 1.2gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 60.8gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 29.4gal (US)
DEF Tank 6.9gal (US)


Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.1ft
Handrail Height 10.5ft
Shipping Length 29.2ft
Tail Swing Radius 5.11ft
Counterweight Clearance 3.3ft
Ground Clearance 1.5ft
Length to Center of Rollers 12ft
Track Length 14.7ft
Track Gauge 7.1ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes 9.8ft
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 10.4ft

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.8 kg (1.8 lb) of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.144 metric tonnes (1.261 tons).


Recyclability 98%

Standard Equipment

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • ROPS
  • Mechanical-suspension seat (Comfort only)
  • Heated air-suspension seat (Deluxe only)
  • Heated and ventilated air-suspension seat (Premium only)
  • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor (Comfort only)
  • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor (Deluxe, Premium only)
Cat Technologies
  • VisionLink®
  • Remote Flash
  • Remote Troubleshoot
  • Cat Grade 2D
  • Cat Assist
  • Cat Payload
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
  • 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
Hydraulic System
  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Auto hydraulic warm up
  • Auto two-speed travel
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Auto dig boost
Safety And Security
  • 2D E-Fence
  • Auto hammer stop
  • Rearview camera
  • Right-side-view camera
  • Lift assist
  • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
  • Lockable disconnect switch
  • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
  • Signaling/warning horn
Service And Maintenance
  • Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠) ports
  • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
  • Integrated vehicle health management system
Undercarriage And Structures
  • Long undercarriage
  • Tie-down points on base frame

Optional Equipment

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
Booms And Sticks
  • 5.7 m (18'8") Reach boom
  • 5.7 m (18'8") HD Reach boom
  • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom
  • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick
  • 2.9 m (9'6") HD Reach stick
  • 2.9 m (9'6") Thumb Ready stick
  • Roller rear sunscreen
  • Cat Stick Steer
Cat Technologies
  • VisionLink Productivity
  • Cat Grade Connectivity
  • Cat Grade 2D with Attachment Ready Option (ARO)
  • Cat Grade 3D single GNSS
  • Cat Grade 3D dual GNSS
  • Cat Tilt Rotator (TRS) Integration
  • Operator Coaching
Electrical System
  • 360° lighting
  • –32° C (–25° F) cold start capability
Hydraulic System
  • SmartBoom (Europe only)
  • Hydraulic efficiency monitoring
Safety And Security
  • Cat Command remote control
  • 360° visibility
  • Swing alarm
  • Inspection lighting
Undercarriage And Structures
  • Standard undercarriage (Japan only)
  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
  • 600 mm (24") HD triple grouser shoes
  • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
  • 700 mm (28") HD triple grouser shoes
  • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
  • 790 mm (31") HD triple grouser shoes
  • 4900 kg (10,800 lb) counterweight
  • 6700 kg (14,771 lb) counterweight
  • 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight
  • 2980 mm (9'9") blade
  • 3170 mm (10'5") blade