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318F L Hydraulic Excavator

318F L Hydraulic Excavator

At a Glance

Engine Model
Cat C4.4 ACERT
Flywheel Power
117 HP
Operating Weight
42340 lb
Maximum Drawbar Pull
46648 lbf
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The Cat® 318F L is a perfect choice for customers who value versatility, reliability, durability, and maximum efficiency.


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Engine Model Cat C4.4 ACERT
Flywheel Power 117HP
Bore 4.13in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 269in³
Net Power - SAE J1349/ISO 9249 88 kW (117 hp/119 PS)
Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.43 metric tonnes.
Net Power - ISO 14396 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS)
Gross Power - SAE J1995 91 kW (122 hp/124 PS)


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Operating Weight 42340lb


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Maximum Drawbar Pull 46648lbf
Maximum Travel Speed 2.5mile/h

Service Refill Capacities

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Cooling System 6.9gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 2.11gal (US)
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 31.96gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 28gal (US)
DEF Tank Capacity 5.4gal (US)
Swing Drive 2.11gal (US)
Fuel Tank Capacity 76.61gal (US)
Engine Oil - With Filter 3.57gal (US)

Working Ranges* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick

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Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.17ft
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 28.83ft
Maximum Loading Height 20.58ft
Maximum Digging Depth 20ft
Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
Minimum Loading Height 7.42ft
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8'0") Level Bottom 19.25ft
Maximum Cutting Height 29.25ft

Dimensions* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick

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Counterweight Clearance 3.33ft
Cab Height - With Top Guard 10.17ft
Cab Height 9.5ft
Transport Width - 700 mm (28 in) Shoes 8.83ft
Track Length 13.33ft
Track Gauge 6.5ft
Shipping Length 28.17ft
Shipping Height 10.17ft
Tail Swing Radius 8.25ft
Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
Length - Center of Rollers 10.75ft
Ground Clearance 1.42ft

Bucket & Stick Forces* - Reach Boom - 5.1 m (16'9"); R2.6 m (8'6") Stick; General Duty Bucket

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Stick Digging Force - SAE 18659lbf
Stick Digging Force - ISO 19334lbf
Note *With a 0.91 m3 (1.19 yd3), 1050 mm (41") GD bucket.
Bucket Digging Force - SAE 24400lbf
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 27700lbf

Hydraulic System

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Maximum Pressure - Swing 3626psi
Pilot System - Maximum Pressure 598psi
Pilot System - Maximum Flow 6.6gal/min
Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076psi
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076psi
Main System - Maximum Flow - Total 79gal/min

Machine Weight

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Minimum Operating Weight 41010lb
Maximum Operating Weight 42340lb

Sound Performance

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ISO 6396 - Operator Sound Pressure Level 71dB(A)
ISO 6395 - Exterior Sound Power Level 102dB(A)


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Swing Torque 37394ft·lbf
Swing Speed 8.5r/min