302.5C Mini Hydraulic Excavator

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302.5C Mini Hydraulic Excavator

Engineered Durability The heavy-duty structures and clean lines of the Cat 302.5C ensure long life and reduce maintenance costs in tough, demanding applications.

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Engine model Mitsubishi S3L2 NA Diesel
Net power 24.9 hp (18.6 kW)
Gross power 26.7 hp (19.9 kW)
Operating weight 6052 lb (2745 kg)
Operating weight with cab 6283 lb (2850 kg)
Max digging depth - standard stick 8.66 ft (2640 mm)
Max reach ground level - standard stick 14.91 ft (4545 mm)
Bore 3.1 in (78 mm)
Stroke 3.6 in (92 mm)
Displacement 80.4 in3 (1.3 L)
Travel speed - high 3.1 mph (5 km/h)
Travel speed - low 1.6 mph (2.5 km/h)
Gradeability (max) - high 30 Degrees (30 Degrees)
Pump - gear (tandem) 8.2 gal/min (31.2 L/min)
Pump - gear (single) 4.9 gal/min (18.4 L/min)
Operating pressures - equipment 3205 psi (221 bar)
Operating pressure - travel 3205 psi (221 bar)
Operating pressure - swing 2524 psi (174 bar)
Digging forces - stick (standard) 3439.58 lb (15.3 kN)
Digging force - stick (long) 2945 lb (13.1 kN)
Digging force - bucket 5440.38 lb (24.2 kN)
Digging force - Stick, standard 3440 lb (15.3 kN)
Digging force - Stick, long 2945 lb (13.1 kN)
Digging force - Bucket 5440 lb (24.2 kN)
Type Hydraulic motor-driven
Machine swing speed 9.5 RPM (9.5 RPM)
Boom swing - left (without stop) 90 Degrees (90 Degrees)
Boom swing - left (with stop) 54 Degrees (54 Degrees)
Boom Swing - right 48 Degrees (48 Degrees)
Canopy 81 dB(A) (81 dB(A))
Cab 81 dB(A) (81 dB(A))
Width 57.1 in (1450 mm)
Height 12.6 in (320 mm)
Dig depth 16.5 in (420 mm)
Lift height 11.2 in (285 mm)
Cooling system 1.2 gal (4.5 L)
Engine oil 1.7 gal (6.4 L)
Fuel tank 10 gal (38 L)
Hydraulic tank 9.5 gal (36 L)
Hydraulic system 13.2 gal (50 L)
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  • Comfort and Ease of Operation

    The spacious cab and easy operating controls are designed for comfort and productivity.

    • Operator Station

      The large, spacious cab offers superior leg room, air circulation and an expansive viewing area, with flat glass throughout, for easy and inexpensive replacement.

    • Suspension Seat and Wrist Supports

      A suspension seat is standard and coupled with adjustable wrist supports, help increase operator comfort and reduce fatigue.

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      Low Effort Controls

      Ergonomic, low effort controls offer greater operator comfort for increased productivity. Dozer lever mounted, two-speed travel control provides easy operation and increases foot room.

    • Line of Sight Instrumentation

      The operator has a clear view of the machine's monitoring system, ensuring fuel level, water temperature and warning lights are easily seen.

    • Lever Mounted Auxiliary and Boom Swing Controls

      Moving the auxiliary boom swing functions from the cab floor enhances machine control and increases operator foot space.

    • Optional Air Conditioning or Fan and Sun Visor

      Operator comfort can be further enhanced with the optional air conditioning or fan and sun visor packages.

  • Performance and Versatility

    A wide range of buckets and hydraulically powered work tools optimize machine performance.

    • Digging Forces and Cycle Times

      High digging forces and fast cycle times ensure that the Cat C-Series Mini Excavators deliver the productivity that customers demand.

    • Stick Options

      A choice of standard or long stick enables matching of machine to application.

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      Bucket Angle

      High rotation bucket angle combines good spoil retention and flat back trench characteristics.

    • Long Reach Dozer Blade

      The long reach dozer blade assists with effective site clean-up.

    • Dozer Blade Float Function

      The dozer float enables easy ground leveling for landscaping and finishing applications, as well as more efficient clean-up.

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      Work Tools

      Caterpillar offers a wide range of work tools to increase the machine's versatility. The work tools are designed to optimize performance and deliver excellent value through high productivity and long life. Work tools include: <ul><li> Augers</li><li> Buckets - digging, ditch cleaning, tilt ditch </li><li> Hydraulic hammers</li></ul>

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      Auxiliary Lines and Connectors

      The auxiliary lines and connectors are fitted as standard, meaning the Cat 302.5C comes ready to work, enabling both hammer (one-way) and auger (two-way) tool operation.

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      Mechanical Quick Coupler

      The Cat Quick Coupler makes frequent tool changes fast and easy. Compatible with all Cat Mini Hydraulic Work Tools, it features a strong, lightweight, low profile design with no debris traps for years of secure work tool changes.

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  • Low Operating Costs

    Downtime is kept to a minimum with easy access to convenient daily check points.

    • Front Linkage

      Protected front linkage lines are routed above the boom and stick so the sides are clean to help reduce damage and downtime.

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      Service Access

      Large, swing-out rear doors allow access to major components and service points within the engine enclosure, including: <ul><li> Air filter</li><li> Engine oil check and fill</li><li> Engine oil filter element</li><li> Radiator reservoir tank, check and fill</li><li> Vertically-mounted, spin-on fuel filter/water separator</li><li> Windshield washer fluid tank</li></ul>

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      Lift Up Side Cover

      Access to the implement valve and hydraulic tank is convenient through a lift up side cover.

    • Sight Gauge

      A hydraulic oil sight gauge makes fluid level checks fast and easy.

    • S·O·SSM Valve

      The S·O·S oil sampling valve allows easy sampling of hydraulic fluid for preventive maintenance.

    • 500-Hour Oil Change

      The 500-hour oil and filter change period helps keep operating costs down.

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  • Customer Support

    Industry-leading customer support is provided by the Cat dealer network.

    • Selection

      Make detailed comparisons of the machines under consideration before you purchase. Your Cat dealer can give you precise answers to your questions, as well as estimate component life, preventive maintenance cost and the true cost of lost production.

    • Purchase

      Look past initial price. Consider the flexible financing options available, as well as day-to-day operating costs. Look at dealer services that can be included in the cost of the machine to yield lower equipment owning and operating costs over the long haul. Your Cat dealer can provide a package to meet your needs.

    • Operation

      Improving operating techniques can boost your profits. Your Cat dealer has training literature, video tapes, classes and other ideas to help increase your productivity.

    • Equipment Maintenance Services

      More and more equipment buyers are planning for effective maintenance before buying. Choose from your dealer's wide range of maintenance services at the time you purchase your new machine. Repair option programs guarantee the cost of repairs up front. Services that help optimize machine performance include: <ul><li> Customer Support Agreements</li><li> S·O·SSM and Coolant Sampling and Technical Analysis</li><li> Maintenance contracts</li><li> Scheduled technical inspections</li></ul>

    • Unmatched Product Support

      You will find nearly all parts at our dealer parts counter. Cat dealers use a world-wide computer network to find in-stock parts to minimize machine downtime. Save money with genuine Cat Remanufactured parts. You receive the same warranty and reliability as new products at a cost savings of 40-70 percent.

Standard Equipment

  • Alternator
  • Auxiliary control switch, joystick-mounted (on/off)
  • Auxiliary lines circuit valve and controls
  • Auxiliary lines - one-way (hammer), two-way (auger) to the stick
  • Battery, maintenance-free
  • Boom cylinder guard
  • Boom swing control, joystick-mounted
  • Canopy with FOPS per ISO 10262 (Level I) and TOPS per ISO 12117
  • Coat hook
  • Cup holder
  • Dozer blade with float function
  • Floor mat
  • Gauges or indicators for:
    • Fuel level, engine coolant temperature, hour meter, engine oil pressure, air cleaner, alternator and glow plugs, service interval
  • Horn
  • Hydraulic oil cooler
  • Linkage pin joints, low-maintenance
  • Mobile phone holder and power socket
  • Parking brake, swing, automatic
  • Rubber tracks, 300 mm (1 ft)
  • Seatbelt, 50 mm (2 in)
  • Seat, suspension, vinyl covered
  • Stick, standard
  • Storage box, lockable
  • Tank cover, lockable
  • Travel alarm
  • Travel pedals
  • Two-speed travel
  • Work light, cab mounted
  • Wristrests, adjustable

Optional Equipment

  • Air conditioning
  • Boom check valve
  • Cab, fully glazed with FOPS per ISO 10262 (Level I), TOPS per ISO 12117
    • Heater/defroster, interior light, windshield wiper/washer
  • Control pattern changer
  • Engine oil, ecology drain valve
  • Fan and sun visor installation
  • Front screen guard for cab and canopy
  • Hydraulic oil, biodegradable
  • Hydraulic tank, ecology drain valve
  • Immobilizer system
  • Light, boom-mounted
  • Mechanical Quick Coupler
  • Mirrors for cab and canopy
  • Proportional auxiliary control, joystick-mounted
  • Radio installation kit
  • Radio/CD player
  • Seat, suspension, fabric covered
  • Seatbelt, 75 mm (3 in)
  • Steel tracks, 300 mm (1 ft)
  • Stick, long
  • Stick, thumb ready
  • Tool kit
  • Work tools