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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 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 Cat C4.4 Less
Engine Power - ISO 14396 164.0 HP 122.0 kW Less
Bore 4.0 in 105.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Displacement 269.0 in² 4.4 l Less

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow 429 l/min (113 gal/min) 429 l/min (113 gal/min) Less
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 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

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed 45612.0 ft·lbf 62.0 kN·m Less
Maximum Swing Torque 11.2 r/min 11.2 r/min Less


Operating Weight 57100.0 lb 25900.0 kg Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 86.6 gal (US) 328.0 l Less
Cooling System 7.9 gal (US) 30.0 l Less
Engine Oil 6.6 gal (US) 25.0 l Less
Swing Drive 2.1 gal (US) 8.0 l Less
Final Drive - Each 2.1 gal (US) 8.0 l Less
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 74.0 gal (US) 280.0 l Less
Hydraulic Tank 33.8 gal (US) 128.0 l Less
DEF Tank 4.9 gal (US) 19.0 l Less


Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Less
Stick R2.9 m (9'6") R2.9 m (9'6") Less
Bucket HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) Less
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.42 ft 3180.0 mm Less
Handrail 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
Counterweight Clearance 3.17 ft 960.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 450.0 mm Less
Track Length 14.67 ft 4460.0 mm Less
Length to Center of Rollers 12.0 ft 3650.0 mm Less
Track Gauge 7.83 ft 2380.0 mm Less
Transport Width 9.75 ft 2980.0 mm Less

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth 22.0 ft 6710.0 mm Less
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Less
Stick R2.9 m (9'6") R2.9 m (9'6") Less
Bucket HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) HD 1.19 m³ (1.56 yd³) Less
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 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
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 30124.0 lbf 134.0 kN Less
Stick Digging Force - ISO 23155.0 lbf 103.0 kN Less


  • The Cat C4.4 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 at 4.5 m out front at ground level – 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 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.
  • Fully adjustable air suspension seat maximizes comfort levels during long periods of operation.
  • The LCD monitor is easy to navigate and programmable in 44 languages.
  • Standard rearview camera and right side cameras enhance visibility.


  • 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, a rearview and a side view 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.

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