The Cat® 306 CR, Lift More

James "Jim Rat" Rodgers
of
James "Jim Rat" Rodgers

WITH A LIFT CAPACITY OVER 8,000 POUNDS — THERE’S NO COMPETITION FOR THE 306 CR

Word in the weight room? There’s nothing mini about the Cat® 306 CR Mini Excavator. People are buzzing about its lift capacity — maxing out over 8,000 pounds without a grunt. And it’s not just lifting weight. With industry first Stick Steer, it lifts your control and comfort during operation. It’s easy to see how the 306 CR boosts performance by up to 20%. The only hard part is finding real competition. Grab your popcorn for this video series at the gym, then explore how you can lift your work with the 306 CR.

Watch "Jim Rat" Try to Keep Up with the 306 CR at the Gym

With the 306 CR raising the bar, the competition's not happy. Meet James "Jim Rat" Rodgers. Short stature. Short temper. But he talks a big game — so our camera crew followed his workout next to the 306 CR. Cue the meltdown from there.

of

Lift Capacity | The Cat 306 CR features head-turning lifting gains across the board. Just ask self-proclaimed gym legend, "Jim Rat" Rodgers. He saw first-hand, when you come across the 306 CR — it’s not your average lift.

of

Industry-First Features | It’s not just strong. The Cat 306 CR moves around with ease — thanks to industry-first features like Stick Steer and Cruise Control. "Jim Rat" Rodgers can’t keep up. But operators can keep working with unmatched comfort and control.

of

Customizable Monitor | "Jim Rat" Rodgers isn’t alone. No one likes a faulty monitor. Luckily, the Cat 306 CR offers a new monitor — easy to use and intuitive. From Bluetooth capabilities to customizable settings, it helps you work your way as you tackle jobs.

of

Performance Gains | Don’t buy cheap advice from "Jim Rat" Rodgers. The smart move’s to focus on the Cat 306 CR — which can boost your performance by up to 20 percent. At the end of the day, it’s a versatile combination of power and control to lift your production and lower your costs.

306 CR | Lift Capacity
306 CR | Industry-First Features
306 CR | Customizable Monitor
306 CR | Performance Gains

4 Industry-First Features
of
4 Industry-First Features
Up to 10% Lower Total Ownership Cost
of
Up to 10% Lower Total Ownership Cost
Up to 20% more performance
of
Up to 20% more performance

READY TO SIZE UP HOW YOU CAN BOOST YOUR WORK?

BEYOND THE GYM — SEE BIG GAINS FOR YOUR WORK

What good is training in a gym if you don’t put it to use? Rest assured, the Cat 306 CR delivers major gains to every aspect of your work. From digging to lifting, versatility to performance, and comfort to serviceability — watch these videos to see how the 306 CR is built to do real work for your business.

of

Overview of the 306 CR with Greg Worley of the mini excavator product group.

of

Introducing the 306 CR

306CR Mini Excavator Overview
306 CR Introduction

"You don't strike me as a quitter." - James "Jim Rat" Rodgers
of
"You don't strike me as a quitter." - James "Jim Rat" Rodgers

DON’T STOP HERE. MAKE IT HAPPEN.

The Cat 306 CR is ready to go to work. If you’re ready to team up with this machine, check out more details on the product page, gamechanging work attachments, exclusive finance offers or one of the other Cat mini excavators. It’s all here for you to take the next step and lift your work.

DIG IN ON 306 CR DETAILS

Don’t miss the 306 CR product page for more details on the machine features, benefits, photos and a virtual tour of this mini excavator size class.

Go to Product page
Machine Knowledge is Power

GET AN EDGE WITH CAT® ATTACHMENTS

The right attachments get the most out of your machine. It’s more work in less time. Check out how attachments like the Tilt Rotate System turn the Cat 306 CR into a true do-it-all machine.

SEE ATTACHMENTS NOW
More Work, Less Time = Attachments

STRIKE WHILE THE IRON HAS FINANCE OFFERS

Ready to start lifting with your own 306 CR? Don’t miss the exclusive finance offers on new Cat mini excavators. Get 0% for 60 months with zero down. Or, get 0% for 48 months, plus a Cat Customer Value Agreement that keeps your machine easy to own and ready to work.

VIEW OFFERS NOW
Seize the Moment, See the Offers

MEET THE REST OF THE MINI Excavator TEAM

No doubt, the 306 CR is a show-stopper. But that’s just one of the mini excavator lineup inspired by you. Check out the rest of the 1-to-10-ton range and find the right machine for your work.

NEXT GENERATION CAT MINI EXCAVATORS
Meet The Workout Team!

TALK WITH YOUR DEALER ABOUT THE 306 CR

Ready to talk with someone about the 306 CR? Use this dealer locator form to find your Cat dealer. They’re ready when you are to work on a solution for you.

CONNECT ME WITH MY DEALER
306 CR Machine