303 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • Choose either a canopy or a sealed and pressurized cab which can be equipped with air conditioning, adjustable wrist rests, and a suspension seat option 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 easy to read machine information. An advanced touchscreen monitor can also be equipped.

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 helps you get the job done faster. The compact radius design lets you access and work in the tightest areas. Dozer float 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 with optional seat belt reminder system are just a couple 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. The unique tilt up cab or canopy lets you reach additional service areas when needed.

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.

SUSTAINABILITY

  • The Cat® C1.1 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
  • Cat diesel engines are required to use ULSD (ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel with 15 ppm of sulfur or less) or ULSD blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels up to: 20% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) * or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details.
  • Auto Idle helps reduce unnecessary fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions by allowing the engine to automatically go into idle mode when the machine is not working.
  • Engine Idle Shutdown Timer reduces fuel burn, greenhouse gas emissions and unnecessary idle time by shutting down the machine after a pre-set idling period.
  • Cruise control helps you maintain a constant speed as you travel across your jobsite saving fuel and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • The Cat® Seat Belt Reminder provides audible and visual warnings to remind operators to buckle up during machine operation. The easy-to-install system is compatible with all equipment brands to help ensure operator safety.
  • Extended maintenance intervals not only reduce downtime but decrease the amount of fluid and filters that are replaced over the life of the machine.
  • Remote Flash minimizes downtime and maintenance time while keeping your asset running with maximum efficiency. Alerts for machine updates are sent virtually from your Cat dealer and updates can be deployed without a dealer technician needing to be onsite.(if equipped)
  • Remote Troubleshoot decreases maintenance time and keeps your machine running with maximum efficiency by allowing your Cat dealer to virtually test the machine while working. Once a problem is identified, a technician can fix it the first time, saving time and money.(if equipped)

*Engines with no aftertreatment devices can use higher blends, up to 100% biodiesel. (for use of blends higher than 20% biodiesel, consult your Cat dealer)

Engine
Net Power 17.6 kW (23.6 HP)
Weights
Operating Weight 3545 kg (7817 lb)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Dig Depth 2950 mm (116.1 in)
Engine
Engine Model C1.1 Turbo
Blade
Height 350 mm (13.8 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Maximum Blade Depth 535 mm (21.1 in)
Tail Swing without Counterweight 775 mm (30.5 in)
Swing System
Boom Swing - Right 50 u00b0 (50 u00b0)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Maximum Dig Height 4510 mm (177.6 in)
O/A Undercarriage Length 2070 mm (81.5 in)
Sound
Average Exterior Sound Pressure (ISO 6395:2008) 94 dB(A) (94 dB(A))
Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Flow 65 l/min (17 gal/min)
Travel System
Gradeability - Maximum 30 degrees
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Boom Height - Shipping Position 1600 mm (63 in)
Engine
Bore 77 mm (3 in)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Boom Height - Shipping Position 1920 mm (75.6 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Vertical Wall 1820 mm (71.7 in)
Service Refill Capacities
Cooling System 4 l (1.1 gal (US))
Dimensions - Long Stick
Tail Swing with Counterweight 890 mm (35 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Overall Shipping Length* 4510 mm (177.6 in)
Boom Swing - Left 640 mm (25.2 in)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Track Belt/Shoe Width 300 mm (11.8 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
O/A Shipping Height 2480 mm (97.6 in)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Maximum Reach 5240 mm (206.3 in)
Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
Counterweight 100 kg (221 lb)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Boom In Reach 1910 mm (74.2 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Track Shoe Width 1550 mm (61 in)
Weights
Note (1) *Minimum Weight is based on fixed rubber tracks, operator, full fuel tank, standard stick, blade, bucket and no extra counterweight.
Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
Cab 115 kg (254 lb)
Travel System
Ground Pressure - Maximum Weight 32.3 kPa (4.7 psi)
Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Pressure 245 bar (3553 psi)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Boom Swing - Right 870 mm (34.3 in)
Tail Swing 845 mm (33.3 in)
Maximum Dump Clearance 3310 mm (130.3 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Boom Swing - Right 870 mm (34.3 in)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Ground Clearance 310 mm (12.2 in)
Travel System
Ground Pressure - Minimum Weight 27.6 kPa (4 psi)
Certification - Cab and Canopy
Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) ISO 12117-2:2008
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Tail Swing with Extra Counterweight 890 mm (35 in)
Dimensions - Long Stick
O/A Undercarriage Length 2070 mm (81.5 in)
Hydraulic System
Operating Pressure - Swing 176 bar (2553 psi)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Swing Bearing - Height 570 mm (22.4 in)
Dimensions - Long Stick
O/A Shipping Height 2480 mm (97.6 in)
Weights
EU: CE Plate Weight with Canopy*** 3080 kg (6791 lb)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Tail Swing 845 mm (33.3 in)
Hydraulic System
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm 100 l/min (26 gal/min)
Service Refill Capacities
Hydraulic Tank 18 l (4.8 gal (US))
Travel System
Travel Speed - High 4.5 km/h (2.8 mile/h)
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed 31.4 kN (7059 lbf)
Travel Speed - Low 2.6 km/h (1.6 mile/h)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Maximum Blade Height 385 mm (15.2 in)
Travel System
Maximum Traction Force - High Speed 14.7 kN (3305 lbf)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Track Width - Expanded 1550 mm (61 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Dig Depth 2650 mm (104.3 in)
Maximum Dump Clearance 3170 mm (124.8 in)
Weights
Minimum Operating Weight with Canopy* 3025 kg (6670 lb)
Service Refill Capacities
Engine Oil 4 l (1.1 gal (US))
Sound
Operator Sound Pressure (ISO 6396:2008) 78 dB(A) (78 dB(A))
Dimensions - Long Stick
Maximum Blade Depth 535 mm (21.1 in)
Hydraulic System
Type Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump
Digging Force - Stick - Standard 16.6 kN (3732 lbf)
Operating Pressure - Travel 245 bar (3553 psi)
Digging Force - Bucket 28.4 kN (6385 lbf)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 5110 mm (201.2 in)
Weights
Minimum Operating Weight with Cab* 3140 kg (6924 lb)
Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
Steel Tracks 125 kg (276 lb)
Swing System
Machine Swing Speed 9 r/min (9 r/min)
Certification - Cab and Canopy
Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 (Level I)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Stick Length 1560 mm (61.4 in)
Hydraulic System
Operating Pressure - Equipment 245 bar (3553 psi)
Weights
Note (3) ***CE Plate Weight is based on the most common EU configuration. Includes 75 kg (165 lb) operator and full fuel tank and excludes bucket.
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Maximum Reach - Ground Level 4830 mm (190.2 in)
Blade
Width 1550 mm (61 in)
Engine
Net Power - 2,400 rpm - ISO 9249, 80/1269/EEC 17.6 kW (23.6 HP)
Swing System
Boom Swing - Left 75 u00b0 (75 u00b0)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Maximum Reach 4980 mm (196.1 in)
Weights
Maximum Operating Weight with Canopy** 3425 kg (7552 lb)
Sound
Note European Union Directive u201c2000/14/ECu201d
Dimensions - Long Stick
Overall Shipping Length* 4560 mm (179.5 in)
Engine
Emissions Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards.
Stroke 81 mm (3.2 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Ground Clearance 310 mm (12.2 in)
Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
Long Stick 25 kg (55 lb)
Weights
EU: CE Plate Weight with Cab*** 3180 kg (7012 lb)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Maximum Dig Height 4650 mm (183.1 in)
Weight Increase from Minimum Configuration
Extra Counterweight 250 kg (551 lb)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Track Belt/Shoe Width 300 mm (11.8 in)
Weights
Maximum Operating Weight with Cab** 3545 kg (7817 lb)
Certification - Cab and Canopy
Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) ISO 12117:1997
Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank 45 l (11.9 gal (US))
Hydraulic System 35 l (9.2 gal (US))
Dimensions - Long Stick
Swing Bearing - Height 570 mm (22.4 in)
Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Circuit - Primary - Pressure 245 bar (3553 psi)
Engine
Note Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Boom In Reach 1750 mm (68.9 in)
Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary - Flow 25 l/min (7 gal/min)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Tail Swing without Counterweight 775 mm (30.5 in)
Maximum Blade Height 385 mm (15.2 in)
Engine
Displacement 1.1 l (69 inu00b3)
Dimensions - Long Stick
Boom Swing - Left 640 mm (25.2 in)
Hydraulic System
Digging Force - Stick - Long 14.8 kN (3327 lbf)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Stick Length 1260 mm (49.6 in)
Weights
Note (2) **Maximum Weight is based on steel tracks, operator, full fuel tank, long stick, blade, bucket and extra counterweight.
Dimensions - Long Stick
Vertical Wall 2070 mm (81.5 in)
Dimensions - Standard Stick
Note *Overall Shipping Length depends on blade position during shipment.
Engine
Gross Power - 2,400 rpm - SAE J1995:2014 18.4 kW (24.7 HP)
Sustainability
Recyclability 95%
Hydraulic System
Note * Flow and pressure are not combinable. Under load, as flow rises pressure goes down.

Standard Equipment

  • ENGINE
    • Cat C1.1 Turbo Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V)
    • Automatic Engine Idle
    • Automatic Engine Shutdown
    • Automatic Two Speed Travel
    • Fuel Water Separator
    • Power on Demand (not available in all regions)
    • Variable Displacement Piston Pump
    • Load Sensing/Flow Sharing Hydraulics
  • HYDRAULICS
    • Smart Tech Electronic Pump
    • Accumulator
    • Automatic Swing Brake
    • Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
    • One and Two Way Auxiliary Flow
    • Continuous Auxiliary Flow
    • Auxiliary Line Quick Disconnects
  • GUARDING
    • Top Guard ISO 10262:1998 Level I
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Tilt-up Canopy or Tilt-Up Cab
    • ROPS – ISO 12117-2:2008
    • TOPS – ISO 12117:1997
    • Next Generation Advanced Monitor
      – Touch Screen
      – Site Reference System
      – High Definition Camera Capable (IP68 and IP69K)
      – Numeric Security Code
    • Stick Steer Mode
    • Travel Cruise Control
    • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
    • Adjustable Wrist Rests
    • Washable Floor Mat
    • Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
    • Machine Security
    • Machine Security – Standard Key with Pass Code
    • Fabric Suspension Seat (Cab only)
    • Vinyl Suspension Seat (Canopy only)
    • Hydraulic Lockout – All Controls
    • Retractable High Visibility Seat Belt (75 mm/3 in)
    • Coat Hook
    • Cup Holder
    • Storage Pocket
    • Skylight
    • Mounting Bosses for Front
    • Signaling/Warning Horn
    • Interior Light (Cab only)
    • Boom Light, Halogen
    • 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
      – Jog Dial (cab only)
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Rubber Belt (300 mm/11.8 in wide)
    • Dozer Blade
    • Dozer Blade Float
    • Tie Downs on Track Frame
  • BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES
    • One Piece Boom (2200 mm/86.6 in)
    • Standard Stick (1260 mm/49.6 in)
    • Front Shovel Capable – Hydraulic Coupler
    • Front Shovel Capable – Pin-On
    • Thumb Ready (not available in all regions)
    • Certified Lifting Eye (optional in some regions)
  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 Volt Battery
    • Software (machine and monitor)
    • Maintenance Free Battery
    • Signaling/Warning Horn
    • 12 Volt Power Socket

Optional Equipment

  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Cab with Air Conditioning
    • Cab with Heater
    • Control Pattern Changer (optional in some regions)
    • No Travel Pedals and Hand Levers
    • Machine Security – Push to Start with Key Fob/Pass Code
    • Vinyl Non-Suspension Seat (Canopy only)
    • LED Front Lights
    • LED Front and Rear Lights
    • LED Boom Light
    • Mirrors Left and Right
    • Radio – Bluetooth®, Auxiliary, Microphone, USB (charging only) (Cab only)
    • Seat Belt Reminder System
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Steel Track (300 mm/11.8 in wide)
  • BOOM, STICK AND LINKAGES
    • Long Stick (1560 mm/61.4 in)
    • Front Shovel Capable – Dual Lock Manual Coupler
    • Attachments including Couplers, Thumbs, Buckets, Augers and Hammers
    • 2nd Auxiliary Hydraulic Lines
    • Boom Lowering Check Valve
    • Stick Lowering Check Valve
    • Hydraulic Quick Coupler Lines (not available in all regions)
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Battery Disconnect
    • Product Link PL243 (regulations apply)
    • Product Link PLE643 (regulations apply)
    • Travel Alarm (standard in some regions)
  • GUARDING
    • Polycarbonate Front Guard (ISO 10262:1998 Level I and EN356 P5A)
    • Polycarbonate Half Height Front Guard (Canopy only)
  • OTHER
    • Bio Oil Capable
    • Eco Drain
    • Water Jacket Heater

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