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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, 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.

Cat Specs


Net Power - ISO 9249
172 HP
Engine Power - ISO 14396
174 HP
4 in
5 in
269 in²
Engine Model
Cat C4.4


Operating Weight
49604 lb

Service Refill Capacities

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

Hydraulic System

Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode
5510 psi
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3988 psi
Maximum Pressure - Travel
4930 psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
11.12 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
60300 ft-lb


Track Length
14.6 in
Track Gauge
7.8 in
Shipping Length
29.2 ft
Tail Swing Radius
6 ft
Counterweight Clearance
3.3 ft
Ground Clearance
1.5 ft



Machine Weight

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.