306.5 Mini Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 306.5 Mini Excavator delivers maximum power and performance in a mini size to help you work in a wide range of applications.

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • A sealed and pressurized cab is equipped with an improved air conditioning system, 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 customizable machine operator preferences and easy to read machine information.

STICK STEER TRAVEL MODE

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

BIG PERFORMANCE IN A MINI DESIGN

  • Increased lifting and multi-functioning performance helps you get the job done more efficiently, and dig-to-blade allows for easy clean up.

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 and a fluorescent retractable seat belt 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 service panels.

LOWER OPERATING COSTS

  • Equipped with features such as auto idle, auto engine shutdown, 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 to service needs and beyond, your Cat dealer is ready to help.

Standard Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT – CAB AND CANOPY
  • ROPS ISO 12117-2:2008
  • Stick Steer Mode
  • Travel Cruise Control
  • Control Pattern Changer
  • Adjustable Wrist Rests
  • Molded Footrests
  • Removable, Washable Floor Mat
  • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
  • Cat Key with Passcode Option
  • Hydraulic Lockout Controls
  • High Back, Suspension Seat
  • Retractable Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)
  • Coat Hook
  • Cup Holder
  • Literature Holder
  • Mounting Bosses for Top and Front Guards
  • Signaling/Warning Horn
  • Cab and (left side) Boom Work Lights
  • Utility Space for Mobile Phone
  • 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
OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT – CAB ONLY
  • Operator Sound Pressure 72 dB(A) ISO 6396:2008
  • HVAC with Automatic Temperature Control
  • Integrated Lower Front Window
  • Assisted Front Window Overhead Storage
  • Rear Window Emergency Exit
  • LED Interior Light
  • 12V Power Socket
  • Radio – Bluetooth®, Auxiliary, Microphone, USB (charging only)
  • Skylight
  • Jog dial interface
  • Suspension Seat
UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Greased and Lubricated Track
  • Hydraulic Track Adjusters
  • Tie Down Eyes on Track Frame
  • Dozer Straight Blade
  • Dozer Float
  • Bolt-on, Reversible Wear Edge
  • Steel Tracks (400 mm/15.75 in wide)
BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES
  • One Piece Boom (3200 mm/126 in)
  • Standard Stick (1650 mm/65 in)
  • Front Shovel Capable – Pin-on/Manual Coupler/Hydraulic Coupler for Cat Tools
  • Bucket (0.25 m3/0.33 yd3)
ELECTRICAL
  • 12 Volt Electrical System
  • 90 Ampere Alternator
  • 650 CCA Maintenance Free Battery
  • Battery Disconnect
  • Circuit Breaker
  • Ignition Key Stop Switch
  • Signaling/Warning Horn
  • Product Link Elite (regulations apply)
OTHER
  • Locks on External Enclosure Doors
  • Lockable Fuel Cap
  • Beacon Socket
  • Rear Reflectors

Additional information

Offering Type

Engine Model

Cat C2.4 Turbo

Engine - Net Power

34.9 kW ( 46.8 HP )

Engine - Gross Power - ISO 14396

36.5 kW ( 48.9 HP )

Engine - Stroke

102 mm ( 4 in )

Engine - Bore

87 mm ( 3.4 in )

Engine - Displacement

2.43 l ( 148 in³ )

Weights - Operating Weight

6175 kg ( 13614 lb )

Weights - Operating Weight - With Cab

6175 kg ( 13614 lb )

Travel System - Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed

51 kN ( 11465 lb )

Travel System - Maximum Traction Force - High Speed

31 kN ( 6969 lb )

Travel System - Gradeability - Maximum

30 degrees

Travel System - Travel Speed - High

5 km/h ( 3.1 mile/h )

Travel System - Travel Speed - Low

3.1 km/h ( 1.9 mile/h )

Service Refill Capacities - Fuel Tank

105 l ( 27.7 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Hydraulic System

104 l ( 27 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Engine Oil

9.5 l ( 2.5 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Cooling System

10 l ( 2.6 gal (US) )

Service Refill Capacities - Hydraulic Tank

53 l ( 14 gal (US) )

Swing System - Machine Swing Speed

11.3 r/min ( 11.3 r/min )

Blade - Height

375 mm ( 14.8 in )

Blade - Width

1980 mm ( 78 in )

Certification - Cab - Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)

ISO 12117-2:2008

Certification - Cab - Top Guard

(Optional) ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)

Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008)

72 dB(A) ( 72 dB(A) )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Stick Length

1650 mm ( 65 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Ground Clearance

306 mm ( 12 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Tail Swing

1585 mm ( 62.4 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Dig Depth

3902 mm ( 153.6 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Cab Height

2540 mm ( 100 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Dump Clearance

3870 mm ( 152.4 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Width over Upper House

1950 mm ( 76.8 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Reach

6090 mm ( 239.8 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - O/A Track Width

1980 mm ( 78 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Blade Depth

615 mm ( 24.2 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - O/A Undercarriage Length

2532 mm ( 99.7 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Blade Height

420 mm ( 16.5 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Track Belt/Shoe Width

400 mm ( 15.7 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Transport Height

2206 mm ( 86.9 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Dig Height

5490 mm ( 216.1 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Maximum Reach - Ground Level

5975 mm ( 235.2 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Vertical Wall

2414 mm ( 95 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Boom In Reach

2126 mm ( 83.7 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - Swing Bearing - Height

657 mm ( 25.9 in )

Dimensions - Standard Stick - O/A Shipping Length

5789 mm ( 227.9 in )

Engine - Note (1)

Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.

Engine - Note (2)

Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system, and alternator.

Weights - Note

Weight is based on steel tracks, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick and bucket.

Engine - Note

Meets China Nonroad Stage IV emission standard.

Travel System - Ground Pressure

33.7 kPa ( 4.9 psi )

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

34.9 kW ( 46.8 HP )

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