the Generation of Excellence.

You need a comfortable machine you can rely on. The cat next generation mini excavator 1-2 tonne range were designed with you in mind.

Customers asked for maximum performance, better operator comfort, reduced fuel, service and maintenance costs – and that is exactly what Cat has delivered!  These high performance machines are not only affordable, they boast improved servicing, comfort and control.

Save Time and Money

  • Canopies and cabs tilt up making servicing these machines, quicker, easier and cheaper
  • Longer service intervals mean less downtime and more productive hours on site
  • Delivers up to 20% more performance without compromising fuel consumption making light work of digging, lifting and grading.
  • Total ownership cost is up to 15% less than previous models

The 1-2 tonne models come with

  • Stick steer for comfortable control
  • LCD monitor with the option of Bluetooth radio
  • Air conditioning option on cab models
  • Cruise control for reduced operator fatigue


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Next Generation Industry-First Features

Stick Steer

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 with a push of a button.

Air Con

Work in luxury, control the air con and heating through the LCD monitor to keep your cab at a temperature that suits you.

The sealed, pressurised cab design keeps dust out and clean air in.

LCD Monitor

Customise your settings, receive calls and stream music all in one place.

Adjust your settings, such as hydraulic speed, to suit the task.

1 - 2 Tonne Line-Up

Working in small spaces has never been so easy, or comfortable, with 5 models to choose from – all with industry-first features.

View models – 301.5 canopy   I   301.6 air con cab   I   301.7CR canopy   I   301.8 canopy or air con cab   I   302CR canopy or air con cab

Cat Attachments

Work smarter with our range of Cat attachments, designed to pair seamlessly with the mini excavator range.

Choose from Hammers, Thumbs and more.

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Cavpower Support

When you buy a Cat machine you are partnering with Cavpower – we will be there for you for the life of your equipment, bringing the tools, technologies, service and know-how to keep your machine productive.

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Want more information?

If you would like more information on our Cat Next Gen Mini Excavator range contact our New Equipment Sales team on 8343 1600 or complete the form below for a call back.

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