Fuel efficiency and versatility make Cat® small hydraulic excavators ideal choices for many utility applications.

Cat® Small Excavators Highlights

  • Improved fuel efficiency translates into more work output for your fuel cost.
  • Higher digging forces, increased lifting capacity and more drawbar pull offer best in class performance creating greater revenues.
  • Sleek in-cab LCD monitor is full color, user friendly and provides access to service, performance and maintenance tracking.
  • Unparalleled Tool Control System offers preset Cat® tools and pre-programmable pressure and flow for up to 10 hydraulic work tools.
  • Unmatched dealer support for your small excavator from the undercarriage to your auxiliary hydraulics and work tools.

Operator Station

Climate-controlled cabs provide sightlines to the work area keeping operator fatigue low and production high.


Caterpillar Small Hydraulic Excavators are powered by reliable and efficient diesel engines.


Hydraulic systems feature pump flow control which improves fuel efficiency, ensures smooth controllability and reduces sound.

Undercarriage and Blade

Rugged Caterpillar undercarriage design manufacturing techniques assure outstanding durability. New grease-lubricated seals protect and prolong track life.

Front Linkage

Caterpillar Small Hydraulic Excavators feature linkages with flexibility to bring higher production and efficiency.

Booms, Sticks and Attachments

A combination of booms and sticks are available to meet specific needs. Cat Small Excavators offer combinations of reach and digging forces.


A variety of bucket types with aggressive designs take advantage of Caterpillar machines’ digging forces.


Simplified service through ground level points, improved filtration and access and electronic diagnostics means increased productivity.

Customer Service and Support

Cat dealers offer services set up under a Customer Support Agreement and assist in choosing a plan to cover everything from machine configuration to replacement.