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325 Hydraulic Excavator

325 Hydraulic Excavator

At a Glance

Net Power - ISO 9249
172 HP
Operating Weight
62800 lb
Maximum Digging Depth
22 ft
Engine Model
Cat C4.4
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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.


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Net Power - ISO 9249 172HP
Engine Model Cat C4.4
Engine Power - ISO 14396 174HP
Bore 4in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 269in³


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Operating Weight 62800lb

Working Ranges & Forces

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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

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

Swing Mechanism

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Swing Speed 11.12r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 60300ft·lbf

Machine Weight

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Operating Weight - 600 mm (24”) Triple Grouser Shoes 49400lb
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 62800lb
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.

Service Refill Capacities

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


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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
Track Length 14.7ft
Length to Center of Rollers 12ft
Ground Clearance 1.5ft
Track Gauge 7.1ft
Transport Width - 600 mm (24”) Shoes 9.8ft
Transport Width - 700 mm (28") Shoes 10.1ft
Transport Width - 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 10.4ft
Counterweight Clearance 3.3ft


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Recyclability 98%