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CAT 325 Excavator

CAT 325 Excavator

The CAT 325 Excavator is a powerful and versatile piece of heavy equipment commonly used in construction, demolition, and mining operations. With a standard digging depth of 22 feet and a standard digging reach of 31 feet, this CAT 325 Excavator is capable of handling a wide range of tasks.

One of the most common uses of the CAT 325 Excavator is in digging and excavation. The machine is equipped with a powerful hydraulic arm and bucket, allowing it to easily dig into the earth and remove large amounts of dirt and rock. This makes it ideal for tasks such as trenching, grading, and foundation digging. The excavator’s cab also rotates 360 degree which gives great flexibility to the operator.

The CAT 325 Excavator is also equipped with a number of features that make it more efficient and easy to operate. For example, it is equipped with a control system that allows the operator to control the speed and power of the machine’s movement, as well as the movement of the arm and bucket. The operator cab also provides a comfortable and ergonomic space for the operator, which can be equipped with air conditioning, heating, and even a radio.

CAT 325 Excavator


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new features
  • Optional CAT 325 Excavator Command remote control allows you to work outside of the cab to help avoid potential hazards.
  • Optional CAT 325 Excavator Detect – People Detection helps the operator avoid personnel on the jobsite with visual and auditory alerts.
  • Optional integrated vehicle health management system alerts the operator with service guidance and parts needed to enhance uptime.
  • Optional single antenna global navigation satellite system (GNSS) gives you visual and auditory guidance to grade.
  • Optional auxiliary relay powers on and turns off CB radios, beacon lights, and other attachments without you taking your hands off the joysticks.
  • Enhance visibility to make service work easier and safer with optional inspection lighting.
  • Make the jobsite safer with an optional swing alarm.
    Not all features are available in all regions. Please check with your local Cat dealer for specific offering availability in your area.
    Build Number: 08B


  • The C7.1 twin turbo engine reliably delivers power to the pumps for maximum production.
  • The electrohydraulic system responds quickly and efficiently to the task at hand.
  • Match the excavator to the job with three power modes – Power, Smart, and Eco.
  • Power mode is maximum power all the time. Smart mode automatically matches engine and hydraulic power to digging conditions, providing maximum power when needed and reducing power when it isn’t to help save fuel.
  • Eco mode reduces engine speed and keeps it constant to reduce fuel consumption.


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Net Power – ISO 9249
172 HP
Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Engine Power – ISO 14396
174 HP
4 in
5 in
269 in³


Main System – Maximum Flow
429 L/min (× 2 pumps)/113 gal/min (× 2 pumps)
Maximum Pressure – Equipment – Normal
5075 psi
Maximum Pressure – Equipment – Lift Mode
5510 psi
Maximum Pressure – Travel
5075 psi
Maximum Pressure – Swing
3988 psi


Swing Speed
11.6 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
54900 ft·lbf


Operating Weight
62800 lb


Operating Weight – 600 mm (24”) Triple Grouser Shoes
49400 lb
Note (1)
Standard undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9 m (9’6″) stick, HD 0.9 m³ (1.18 yd³) bucket, 600 mm (24″) triple grouser shoes, and 4900 kg (10,800 lb) counterweight.
Operating Weight – 790 mm (31″) Triple Grouser Shoes
62800 lb
Note (2)
Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9 m (9’6″) stick, HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) bucket, 790 mm (31″) HD triple grouser shoes and 8300 kg (18,300 lb) counterweight.


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


Reach 5.7 m (18’8″)
Reach 2.9 m (9’6″)
HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³)
Shipping Height – Top of Cab
10.1 ft
Handrail Height
10.5 ft
Shipping Length
29.2 ft
Tail Swing Radius
5.11 ft
Track Length
14.7 ft
Length to Center of Rollers
12 ft
Ground Clearance
1.5 ft
Track Gauge
7.1 ft
Transport Width – 600 mm (24”) Shoes
9.8 ft
Transport Width – 700 mm (28″) Shoes
10.1 ft
Transport Width – 790 mm (31 in) Shoes
10.4 ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.3 ft


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



Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key features of the CAT 325 Excavator?

The CAT 325 Excavator features a powerful Cat C4.4 engine, advanced hydraulic system for improved efficiency, a spacious and comfortable operator cabin, and state-of-the-art technology integration including Cat Grade with 2D, Grade with Assist, and Payload technology.

What is the operating weight of the CAT 325 Excavator?

The operating weight of the CAT 325 Excavator is approximately 25,100 kg (55,336 lbs), which may vary slightly depending on the specific configuration and attachments.

What is the digging depth capability of this model?

The CAT 325 Excavator offers a maximum digging depth of approximately 6.7 meters (22 feet), making it suitable for a variety of heavy-duty digging operations.

How fuel efficient is the CAT 325 Excavator?

The CAT 325 is designed for fuel efficiency, reducing fuel consumption by up to 25% compared to previous models. This is achieved through an efficient hydraulic system and engine that adjusts performance according to the demand of the work being performed.

What types of attachments can be used with the CAT 325 Excavator?

The CAT 325 can be equipped with various attachments including buckets of different sizes and types, hammers, grapples, and rippers. The quick coupler system allows for easy and fast attachment changes.

How is the operator’s safety ensured in the CAT 325 Excavator?

Safety features in the CAT 325 include a robust cab structure with reinforced frameworks to protect against rollovers, a standard rearview camera, and ample visibility from the cabin. The machine also features anti-skid surfaces and strategically placed handrails.

Can the CAT 325 Excavator be used for mining applications?

Yes, the CAT 325 is suitable for various applications, including general construction, heavy civil construction, and mining. It is designed to handle demanding tasks in various environmental conditions.

What technology is integrated into the CAT 325 for better operation?

The CAT 325 includes technology integrations such as the CAT Connect Technology, which provides real-time data on machine performance, health, and location. It also features technologies for automatic grade control to aid in more accurate and faster excavation.