325F L (2017)

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Picture yourself behind the joysticks of one of the world’s finest compact radius excavators, the Cat® 325F L. This machine features a highly efficient U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV C4.4 ACERT™ engine that’s miserly on fuel paired with a state-of-the-art hydraulic system that’s responsive to your every command.


Engine Model Cat C4.4 ACERT Cat C4.4 ACERT Less
Net Flywheel Power 161.0 hp 120.0 kW Less
Bore 4.0 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Displacement 269.0 in3 4.4 L Less
Gross Power – SAE J1995 164.0 hp 122.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 161.0 hp 120.0 kW Less


Operating Weight 57100.0 lb 25900.0 kg Less

Machine Weights

Operating Weight* 57100.0 lb 25900.0 kg Less
Note *Long undercarriage, Reach Boom, R2.9 (9'6") Stick, 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) Bucket and 790 mm (31 in) Triple Grouser Shoes. *Long undercarriage, Reach Boom, R2.9 (9'6") Stick, 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) Bucket and 790 mm (31 in) Triple Grouser Shoes. Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 86.6 gal 328.0 L Less
Cooling System 7.9 gal 30.0 L Less
Engine Oil 6.6 gal 25.0 L Less
Swing Drive 2.1 gal 8.0 L Less
Final Drive (each) 2.1 gal 8.0 L Less
Hydraulic System (including tank) 74.0 gal 280.0 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 33.8 gal 128.0 L Less
DEF Tank Capacity 4.9 gal 19.0 L Less


Swing Speed 11.2 rpm 11.2 rpm Less
Swing Torque 45612.0 lbf-ft 62.0 kN·m Less


Maximum Drawbar Pull 45591.0 lbf 203.0 kN Less
Maximum Travel Speed 3.5 mph 5.6 km/h Less

Hydraulic System

Main System – Maximum Flow (total) 429 L/min [214.4 × 2 pumps] (113 gal/min [56.6 × 2 pumps]) 429 L/min [214.4 × 2 pumps] (113 gal/min [56.6 × 2 pumps]) Less
Maximum Pressure – Equipment: Heavy Lift 5510.0 psi 38000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Equipment: Normal 5075.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Travel 5075.0 psi 35000.0 kPa Less
Maximum Pressure – Swing 3698.0 psi 25500.0 kPa Less
Pilot System – Maximum Flow 4.8 gal/min 18.0 L/min Less
Pilot System – Maximum Pressure 595.0 psi 4100.0 kPa Less

Sound Performance

ISO 6396 – Operator Noise (closed) 69.0 dB(A) 69.0 dB(A) Less
ISO 6395 – Spectator Noise 99 dB(A)* 99 dB(A)* Less
Note *EU Certified Data. *EU Certified Data. Less

Dimensions*: Reach Boom – 5.7 m (18'8"); R2.9 (9'6") Stick

Shipping Height 10.42 ft 3180.0 mm Less
Shipping Length 29.25 ft 8920.0 mm Less
Tail Swing Radius 5.67 ft 1720.0 mm Less
Length to Center of Rollers 12.0 ft 3650.0 mm Less
Track Length 14.67 ft 4460.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 450.0 mm Less
Track Gauge 7.83 ft 2380.0 mm Less
Track Gauge – 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 10.42 ft 3170.0 mm Less
Transport Width – 790 mm (31 in) Shoes 9.75 ft 2980.0 mm Less
Handrail Height 10.42 ft 3180.0 mm Less
Counterweight Clearance 3.17 ft 960.0 mm Less
Note *With 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) HD Bucket *With 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) HD Bucket Less

Working Ranges*: Reach Boom – 5.7 m (18'8"); R2.9 (9'6") Stick

Maximum Digging Depth 22.0 ft 6710.0 mm Less
Maximum Reach at Ground Line 32.08 ft 9790.0 mm Less
Maximum Cutting Height 35.92 ft 10960.0 mm Less
Maximum Loading Height 25.92 ft 7890.0 mm Less
Minimum Loading Height 9.75 ft 2960.0 mm Less
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.42 ft 6540.0 mm Less
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 16.42 ft 5000.0 mm Less
Maximum Height, to Bucket Teeth at Highest Arc 35.92 ft 10960.0 mm Less
Note *With 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) HD Bucket *With 1.19 m3 (1.56 yd3) HD Bucket Less


  • The Cat C4.4 ACERT Tier 4 Final/Stage IV engine burns up to 22% less fuel than the Tier 3/Stage IIIA engine it replaces, and it can run on biodiesel up to B20.
  • Maximum lift is 12 650 kg (27,100 lb) at 4.5 m (15 ft) out front at ground level with no limitation – up to 8% more lift than the model it replaces.
  • High-ambient cooling capability lets you work in extreme heat.
  • The machine can work in altitude up to altitude capability up to 3000 m (9,840 ft) with no engine derating.


  • Compact radius helps you work in tight spaces.
  • Demolition work is easy with a Cat hammer, grapple, shear, or multi‑processor.
  • Utility and finishing work are fast and flawless with a Cat compactor, thumb, finishing bucket or tilt bucket.
  • Couplers let you swap between attachments in seconds without leaving the cab.
  • See the whole attachment line for your machine at www.cat.com/attachments.


  • The full-size roll-over protective structure (ROPS) certified cab is quiet and comfortable.
  • Automatic climate control helps maintain consistent cab temperature.
  • Joystick consoles and armrests are adjustable.
  • Seats are adjustable and feature air suspension and heated and cooled options.
  • The LCD monitor is easy to navigate and programmable in 44 languages.


  • Cat Grade Control Depth and Slope helps operators work more productively and accurately with less rework.
  • Product Link™/VisionLink® connects owners to their equipment, providing access to machine location, hours, fuel consumption, idle time, events, and diagnostic codes.


  • Most routine service points are at ground level.
  • Filters are consolidated in the pump compartment for added convenience.
  • Wide service doors and a two-piece engine hood with gas cylinder assist allow for easy access.
  • An electric fuel priming pump speeds up starts and fuel system maintenance.


  • The roll-over protective structure (ROPS) cab is safe, comfortable, and as quiet as today's top on-road trucks.
  • Handrails, anti-skid plating, and countersunk bolts reduce slipping and tripping.
  • Four mirrors and a rearview camera enhance visibility to help make operators more effective and efficient.
  • A full-length firewall separates the pump and engine compartments.
  • A ground-level fuel cutoff switch shuts down the engine in case of emergency.