305 CR

305 CR Mini Excavator

The Cat® 305 CR Mini Excavator delivers power and performance in a compact size to help you work in a wide range of applications.

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • Choose either a canopy (not available in some regions) or a sealed and pressurized cab with air conditioning, adjustable wrist rests, and a suspension seat to help keep you working comfortably all day long.

EASY TO OPERATE

  • Controls are easy to use and the intuitive Next Generation LCD monitor provides machine information in a clear and easy to read format.

STICK STEER TRAVEL MODE

  • Moving around the job site is even easier with the Cat Stick Steer option. Easily switch from traditional travel controls with levers and pedals to joystick controls to move the machine and to operate the blade. The benefit of less effort and improved control is in your hands!

BIG PERFORMANCE IN A COMPACT DESIGN

  • Strong lift and dig performance help you get the job done faster. The compact radius design allows you to access and work in the tightest areas. Dozer float enables easy clean up. An angle blade is also an option for finished grading and easier backfilling applications.

SAFETY ON THE JOB SITE

  • Your safety is our top priority. The Cat mini excavator is designed to help keep you safe on the job. Courtesy work lights, a fluorescent retractable seat belt and seat belt reminder are just a few of the safety features we’ve built into the machine.

SIMPLE SERVICE FOR LESS DOWNTIME

  • Maintenance is quick and easy on the Cat mini excavator. Routine check points are easy to access at ground level through the side doors.

LOWER OPERATING COSTS

  • Equipped with features such as auto idle, auto engine shutdown, increased service intervals, and efficient hydraulics with a variable displacement pump, the Cat mini excavator was designed with reducing your operating costs in mind.

UNMATCHED DEALER SUPPORT

  • Your Cat dealer is here to help you reach your business goals. From providing equipment solutions to operator training, service needs and beyond, your Cat dealer is ready to help.

Standard Equipment

ENGINE
  • Cat C1.7 Turbo Engine (Brazil MAR-1, equivalent to EU Stage IIIA)
  • Power on Demand (not available in all regions)
  • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics
  • Automatic Engine Idle
  • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
  • Automatic Engine Shutdown
  • Fuel Water Separator
  • Automatic Two Speed Travel
HYDRAULICS
  • Accumulator
  • Continuous Auxiliary Flow
  • One and Two Way Auxiliary Flow
  • Auxiliary Line Quick Disconnects
  • Automatic Swing Brake
  • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
  • Smart Tech Electronic Pump
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Cup Holder
  • TOPS - ISO 12117:1997
  • Interior Light (Cab only)
  • Boom Light, Halogen (not available in all regions)
  • Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 Level I
  • Signaling/Warning Horn
  • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
  • Travel Cruise Control
  • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
  • Storage Pocket
  • Skylight
  • Fabric Suspension Seat (Cab only)
  • Machine Security -Standard Key with Pass Code
  • Next Generation Color LCD Monitor (IP66)
    -Fuel Level and Coolant Temperature Gauges
    -Maintenance and Machine Monitoring
    -Performance and Machine Adjustments
    -Numeric Security Code -Multiple Languages
    - Hour Meter with Wake Up Switch
    -Jog Dial (Cab only)
  • Canopy or Cab
  • Vinyl Suspension Seat (Canopy only)
  • Retractable High Visibility Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)
  • Adjustable Wrist Rests
  • ROPS - ISO 12117-2:2008
  • Mounting Bosses for Front
  • Washable Floor Mat
  • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
  • Hydraulic Lockout - All Controls
  • Utility Space for Mobile Phone
  • Stick Steer Mode
  • Coat Hook
UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Dozer Straight Blade
  • Rubber Belt (400 mm/15.7 in)
  • Dozer Blade Float
  • Tie Downs on Track Frame
BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES
  • Thumb Ready
  • Standard Stick (1351 mm/53.2 in)
  • One Piece Boom (2716 mm/106.9 in)
  • Front Shovel Capable
    -Pin-On
  • Certified Lifting Eye (optional in some regions)
ELECTRICAL
  • Battery Disconnect
  • 12 Volt Power Socket
  • Maintenance Free Battery
  • 12 Volt Battery
  • Product Link PL243 (regulations apply)
  • Software (machine and monitor)

Additional information

Offering Type

Engine - Net Power

27.2 kW ( 36.5 HP )

Weights - Operating Weight

5695 kg ( 12555 lb )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Dig Depth

3670 mm ( 144.5 in )

Engine Model

C1.7 Turbo

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Blade Height

400 mm ( 15.7 in )

Engine - Stroke

100 mm ( 3.9 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Overall Shipping Length*

5340 mm ( 210.2 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Boom Swing - Left

615 mm ( 24.2 in )

Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008)

97 dB(A) ( 97 dB(A) )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Maximum Blade Height

400 mm ( 15.7 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Vertical Wall

2335 mm ( 91.9 in )

Hydraulic System - Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow

28 l/min ( 7 gal/min )

Angle Blade Width

1980 mm ( 78 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Boom Swing - Right

865 mm ( 34.1 in )

Service Refill Capacities - Engine Oil

6 l ( 1.6 gal (US) )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Track Width

1980 mm ( 78 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Blade Depth

650 mm ( 25.6 in )

Hydraulic System - Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm

133 l/min ( 35 gal/min )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Maximum Dig Height

5355 mm ( 210.8 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - O/A Undercarriage Length

2585 mm ( 101.8 in )

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration - Steel Tracks with Pads

375 kg ( 827 lb )

Hydraulic System - Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure

265 bar ( 3843 psi )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Tail Swing with Counterweight

1200 mm ( 47.2 in )

Hydraulic System - Digging Force - Stick - Standard

28.3 kN ( 6362 lbf )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Boom Swing - Right

865 mm ( 34.1 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Dig Depth

3420 mm ( 134.6 in )

Engine - Displacement

1.662 l ( 101 in³ )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Maximum Reach

5990 mm ( 235.8 in )

Weights - Minimum Operating Weight with Cab*

5035 kg ( 11100 lb )

Engine - Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249, 80/1269/EEC

27.2 kW ( 36.5 HP )

Swing System - Machine Swing Speed

9 r/min ( 9 r/min )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Tail Swing with Counterweight

1200 mm ( 47.2 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Maximum Dump Clearance

3845 mm ( 151.4 in )

Hydraulic System - Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow

80 l/min ( 21 gal/min )

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration - Long Stick

34 kg ( 75 lb )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Stick Length

1351 mm ( 53.2 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Maximum Reach - Ground Level

5835 mm ( 229.7 in )

Travel System - Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight

31.8 kPa ( 4.6 psi )

Dimensions - Long Stick - O/A Shipping Height

2550 mm ( 100.4 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Overall Shipping Length*

5305 mm ( 208.9 in )

Hydraulic System - Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure

265 bar ( 3843 psi )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Tail Swing without Counterweight

1095 mm ( 43.1 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Stick Length

1601 mm ( 63 in )

Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008)

76 dB(A) ( 76 dB(A) )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Dig Height

5215 mm ( 205.3 in )

Travel System - Travel Speed - Low

2.8 km/h ( 1.7 mile/h )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - O/A Shipping Height

2550 mm ( 100.4 in )

Travel System - Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight

26.9 kPa ( 3.9 psi )

Hydraulic System - Digging Force - Stick - Long

25.2 kN ( 5665 lbf )

Weights - Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy**

5596 kg ( 12337 lb )

Certification - Cab and Canopy - Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)

ISO 12117-2:2008

Dimensions - Long Stick - O/A Undercarriage Length

2585 mm ( 101.8 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Boom In Reach

2580 mm ( 101.6 in )

Travel System - Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed

50.5 kN ( 11353 lbf )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Swing Bearing - Height

619 mm ( 24.4 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Track Belt/Shoe Width

400 mm ( 15.7 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Boom Height - Shipping Position

1895 mm ( 74.6 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Tail Swing without Counterweight

1095 mm ( 43.1 in )

Hydraulic System - Operating Pressure - Swing

200 bar ( 2901 psi )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Swing Bearing - Height

619 mm ( 24.4 in )

Certification - Cab and Canopy - Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)

ISO 12117:1997

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Dump Clearance

3700 mm ( 145.7 in )

Service Refill Capacities - Cooling System

11 l ( 2.9 gal (US) )

Travel System - Maximum Traction Force - High Speed

24.7 kN ( 5553 lbf )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Track Belt/Shoe Width

400 mm ( 15.7 in )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Vertical Wall

2560 mm ( 100.8 in )

Hydraulic System - Operating Pressure - Equipment

265 bar ( 3843 psi )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Reach

5755 mm ( 226.6 in )

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration - Angle Blade

92 kg ( 203 lb )

Service Refill Capacities - Hydraulic Tank

75 l ( 20 gal (US) )

Engine - Bore

84 mm ( 3.3 in )

Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration - Counterweight

242 kg ( 534 lb )

Service Refill Capacities - Hydraulic System

60 l ( 16 gal (US) )

Straight Blade Height

415 mm ( 16.3 in )

Angle Blade Height

400 mm ( 15.7 in )

Engine - Gross Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1995:2014

29 kW ( 38.9 HP )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Maximum Blade Depth

650 mm ( 25.6 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Reach - Ground Level

5590 mm ( 220.1 in )

Travel System - Gradeability - Maximum

30 degrees

Certification - Cab and Canopy - Top Guard

ISO 10262:1998 Level I

Service Refill Capacities - Fuel Tank

63 l ( 17 gal (US) )

Hydraulic System - Type

Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

Hydraulic System - Operating Pressure - Travel

265 bar ( 3843 psi )

Weights - Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy*

4936 kg ( 10882 lb )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Boom Swing - Left

615 mm ( 24.2 in )

Hydraulic System - Digging Force - Bucket

49.2 kN ( 11061 lbf )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Boom Height - Shipping Position

1820 mm ( 71.7 in )

Straight Blade Width

1980 mm ( 78 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Boom In Reach

2570 mm ( 101.2 in )

Travel System - Travel Speed - High

4.5 km/h ( 2.8 mile/h )

Weights - Maximum Operating Weight with Cab**

5695 kg ( 12555 lb )

Swing System - Boom Swing - Right

50 ° ( 50 ° )

Dimensions - Long Stick - Ground Clearance

335 mm ( 13.2 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Ground Clearance

335 mm ( 13.2 in )

Swing System - Boom Swing - Left

72 ° ( 72 ° )

Weights - Note

*Minimum Weight is based on rubber tracks, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, straight blade, no bucket and no extra counterweight.

Weights - Note (1)

**Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks with pads, operator, full fuel tank, long stick, straight blade, extra counterweight and no bucket.

Engine - Note

Meets Brazil MAR-1 emission standards. Equivalent to EU Stage IIIA emission standards.

Hydraulic System - Note

*Flow and pressure are not combinable. Under load, as flow rises pressure goes down.

Sound - Note

European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Note

*Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.

Dimensions - Long Stick - Note

*Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.

Angle Blade - Right

25 degrees

Angle Blade - Left

25 degrees

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