US
Metric

Overview

The Cat® 305E2 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator delivers high performance, durability and versatility in a compact design to help you work in a variety of applications.

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C2.4
Net Power
40.20 hp
30.00 kW
Rated Net Power @ 2,200 rpm – ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269
40.20 hp
30.00 kW

Weights*

Operating Weight
11443.00 lb
5185.00 kg
Weight – Canopy, Standard Stick
10970.00 lb
4975.00 kg

Engine

Bore
3.40 in
87.00 mm
Stroke
4.00 in
102.40 mm
Displacement
146.00 in3
2.40 L

Travel System

Travel Speed – High
2.70 mph
4.40 km/h
Travel Speed – Low
1.70 mph
2.80 km/h
Maximum Traction Force - High Speed
5418.00 lb
24.10 kN
Maximum Traction Force - Low Speed
10161.00 lb
45.20 kN

Hydraulic System

Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm
39.60 gal/min
150.00 L/min
Operating Pressure - Equipment
3553.00 psi
245.00 bar
Operating Pressure - Travel
3553.00 psi
245.00 bar
Operating Pressure - Swing
3132.00 psi
216.00 bar
Auxiliary Circuit – Primary (186 bar/2,734 psi)
21.10 gal/min
80.00 L/min
Auxiliary Circuit – Secondary (174 bar/2,524 psi)
6.60 gal/min
25.00 L/min
Digging Force - Stick - Standard
5550.00 lb
24.70 kN
Digging Force - Stick - Long
4788.00 lb
21.30 kN

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed
10.00 rpm
10.00 rpm
Boom Swing – Left* (without stop)
80°
Boom Swing – Left* (with stop)
60°
Boom Swing – Right
50°

Blade

Width
78.00 in
1980.00 mm
Height
14.80 in
375.00 mm
Dig Depth
21.90 in
555.00 mm
Lift Height
15.90 in
405.00 mm

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
2.80 gal
10.50 L
Engine Oil
2.50 gal
9.50 L
Hydraulic Tank
18.00 gal
68.30 L
Fuel Tank
16.60 gal
63.00 L
Hydraulic System
20.60 gal
78.00 L

Engine

Gross Power – ISO 14396
41.80 hp
31.20 kW
Emissions
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIA emission standards.

Weights*

Weight – Canopy, Long Stick
11069.00 lb
5020.00 kg
Weight – Cab, Standard Stick
11334.00 lb
5140.00 kg

Operating Specifications

Stick Length – Standard
52.00 in
1350.00 mm

Travel System

Ground Pressure – Canopy
4.30 psi
29.50 kPa

Hydraulic System

Digging Force – Bucket
10050.00 lb
44.70 kN
Type
Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

Weights*

Weight - Cab, Long Stick
11443.00 lb
5185.00 kg
Note
*Weight includes counterweight, rubber tracks, bucket, operator, full fuel and auxiliary lines.

Swing System

Note
*Automatic swing brake, spring applied, hydraulic release.

Travel System

Ground Pressure - Cab
4.40 psi
30.50 kPa
Gradeability (maximum)
30°

Cab

Dynamic Operator Sound Pressure Level (ISO 6396:2008)
81.00 dB(A)
81.00 dB(A)
Exterior Sound Power Level - ISO 6395:2008*
96.00 dB(A)
96.00 dB(A)
Note
*European Union Directive “2000/14/EC”

Certification – Cab and Canopy

Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
ISO 12117-2
Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)
ISO 12117
Top Guard
ISO 10262 (Level I)

Operating Specifications

Stick Length - Long
67.00 in
1750.00 mm

Undercarriage

Number of Carrier Rollers
3
Number of Track Rollers
3
Track Roller Type
Triple Flange

Lift Capacities at Ground Level - Lift Point Radius: 3000 mm (9'8”)

Blade Down - Front
5159.00 lb
2340.00 kg
Blade Up - Front
3197.00 lb
1450.00 kg
Blade Down - Side
2646.00 in
1200.00 kg
Blade Up - Side
2359.00 in
1070.00 kg

Lift Capacities at Ground Level - Lift Point Radius: 4000 mm (13'1”)

Blade Down - Front
2778.00 lb
1260.00 kg
Blade Up - Front
1676.00 lb
760.00 kg
Blade Down - Side
1411.00 lb
640.00 kg
Blade Up - Side
1257.00 lb
570.00 kg

Dimensions – Standard Stick

Dig Depth
129.00 in
3280.00 mm
Vertical Wall
91.00 in
2320.00 mm
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
210.00 in
5330.00 mm
Maximum Reach
220.00 in
5600.00 mm
Maximum Dig Height
207.00 in
5250.00 mm
Maximum Dump Clearance
129.00 in
3720.00 mm
Boom In Reach
93.00 in
2350.00 mm

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Tail Swing
43.00 in
1100.00 mm

Dimensions – Standard Stick

Maximum Blade Height
16.00 in
405.00 mm
Maximum Blade Depth
22.00 in
555.00 mm
Boom Height in Shipping Position
69.00 in
1750.00 mm
O/A Shipping Height
100.00 in
2550.00 mm
Swing Bearing Height
24.00 in
615.00 mm
O/A Undercarriage Length
102.00 in
2580.00 mm
O/A Shipping Length
204.00 in
5180.00 mm

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Boom Swing - Right
31.00 in
785.00 mm
Boom Swing - Left
27.00 in
695.00 mm

Dimensions – Standard Stick

Track Belt/Shoe Width
16.00 in
400.00 mm
O/A Track Width
78.00 in
1980.00 mm

Dimensions - Long Stick

Dig Depth
144.00 in
3670.00 mm
Vertical Wall
104.00 in
2630.00 mm
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
229.00 in
5810.00 mm
Maximum Reach
235.00 in
5960.00 mm
Maximum Dig Height
214.00 in
5440.00 mm
Maximum Dump Clearance
154.00 in
3920.00 mm
Boom In Reach
100.00 in
2530.00 mm
Tail Swing
43.00 in
1100.00 mm
Maximum Blade Height
16.00 in
405.00 mm
Maximum Blade Depth
22.00 in
555.00 mm
Boom Height - Shipping Position
85.00 in
2150.00 mm
O/A Shipping Height
100.00 in
2550.00 mm
Swing Bearing - Height
24.00 in
615.00 mm
O/A Undercarriage Length
102.00 in
2580.00 mm
O/A Shipping Length
208.00 in
5290.00 mm
Boom Swing - Right
31.00 in
785.00 mm
Boom Swing - Left
27.00 in
695.00 mm
Track Belt/Shoe Width
16.00 in
400.00 mm
O/A Track Width
78.00 in
1980.00 mm

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C2.4
Net Power
40.20 HP
30.00 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269
40.20 HP
30.00 kW

Weights*

Weight - Canopy, Standard Stick
10970.00 lb
4975.00 kg

Engine

Bore
3.40 in
87.00 mm
Displacement
146.00 in³
2.40 l
Stroke
4.00 in
102.40 mm

Travel System

Travel Speed - High
2.70 mile/h
4.40 km/h
Travel Speed - Low
1.70 mile/h
2.80 km/h

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Circuit - Primary (186 bar/2,734 psi)
21.10 gal/min
80.00 l/min
Auxiliary Circuit - Secondary (174 bar/2,524 psi)
6.60 gal/min
25.00 l/min
Pump Flow at 2,400 rpm
39.60 gal/min
150.00 l/min

Swing System

Machine Swing Speed
10.00 r/min
10.00 r/min
Boom Swing - Left - With Stop*
60°
Boom Swing - Left - Without Stop*
80°
Boom Swing - Right
50°

Blade

Width
78.00 in
1980.00 mm

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System
2.80 gal (US)
10.50 l
Engine Oil
2.50 gal (US)
9.50 l
Hydraulic Tank
18.00 gal (US)
68.30 l
Fuel Tank
16.60 gal (US)
63.00 l
Hydraulic System
20.60 gal (US)
78.00 l

Certification - Cab and Canopy

Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
ISO 12117-2
Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)
ISO 12117
Top Guard
ISO 10262 (Level I)

Dimensions - Standard Stick

Boom Height - Shipping Position
69.00 in
1750.00 mm
Boom In Reach
93.00 in
2350.00 mm
Dig Depth
129.00 in
3280.00 mm
Maximum Blade Depth
22.00 in
555.00 mm
Maximum Blade Height
16.00 in
405.00 mm
Maximum Dig Height
207.00 in
5250.00 mm
Maximum Dump Clearance
129.00 in
3720.00 mm
Maximum Reach
220.00 in
5600.00 mm
Maximum Reach - Ground Level
210.00 in
5330.00 mm
O/A Shipping Height
100.00 in
2550.00 mm
O/A Shipping Length
204.00 in
5180.00 mm
O/A Track Width
78.00 in
1980.00 mm
O/A Undercarriage Length
102.00 in
2580.00 mm
Swing Bearing - Height
24.00 in
615.00 mm
Track Belt/Shoe Width
16.00 in
400.00 mm
Vertical Wall
91.00 in
2320.00 mm

Engine

Emissions
Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IIIA emission standards.
Gross Power - ISO 14396
41.80 HP
31.20 kW

Hydraulic System

Digging Force - Bucket
10050.00 lb
44.70 kN
Type
Load Sensing Hydraulics with Variable Displacement Piston Pump

Operating Specifications

Stick Length - Standard
52.00 in
1350.00 mm

Swing System

Note
*Automatic swing brake, spring applied, hydraulic release.

Travel System

Gradeability - Maximum
30°
Ground Pressure - Canopy
4.30 psi
29.50 kPa

Undercarriage

Number of Carrier Rollers
1
Number of Track Rollers
4
Track Roller Type
Center Flange

Weights*

Weight - Cab, Standard Stick
11334.00 lb
5140.00 kg
Weight - Canopy, Long Stick
11069.00 lb
5020.00 kg

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.4 metric tonnes.
Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.4 metric tonnes.
Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.4 metric tonnes.
Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.0 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.4 metric tonnes.
Features

QUALITY

The durable hoods and frame and the compact radius design of the 305E2 let you work comfortably and confidently in confined areas. The operator environment includes a high quality suspension seat, easy to adjust armrests and 100% pilot controls which offer consistent and long-lasting controllability.

EFFICIENCY

High Definition Hydraulic System provides a load sensing and flow sharing capability leading to operational precision, efficient performance and greater controllability. Power on Demand provides optimal efficiency and performance the moment you need it. This automatic system ensures fuel efficiency through appropriate engine rating to meet all operational needs as required.

VERSATILITY

Broad range of Cat Work Tools make the Cat Mini Excavator a versatile machine able to meet the requirements of any job site. Over 200 degrees of bucket rotation provides greater material retention during truck loading and easier flat wall digging without having to reposition the machine.

PERFORMANCE

Front shovel bucket orientation provides the operator with more ways to get the job done faster. COMPASS Control Panel is a standard feature that allows the operator to easily adjust auxiliary flows to achieve the optimal work tool performance, activate auto idle for improved fuel efficiency and utilize the security system to ensure protection of valuable assets with the simple touch of a button. The Site Reference System included in the COMPASS monitor provides output from pitch and roll sensors to aid in grading and level trenching. This impacts accuracy and productivity for job site finishing.

SERVICEABILITY

Convenient service and maintenance requirements include ease of access to daily check points, 500 hour engine oil and filter change period, 500 hour grease interval on front implement, S·O·SSM oil sampling valve and overall long term durability.

SAFETY

All Cat Mini Excavators from 3.5 metric tons to 8 metric tons are ROPS, TOPS and Top Guard Level 1 certified and include the Cat Interlock (hydraulic lockout) System, a certified accumulator which allows for auxiliary pressure to be released, making connecting and disconnecting work tools safer and easier, and a travel alarm. All of these safety features are standard on the E2 model lineup (travel alarm optional in Europe).

Sales Features

QUALITY

The durable hoods and frame and the compact radius design of the 305E2 let you work comfortably and confidently in confined areas. The operator environment includes a high quality suspension seat, easy to adjust armrests and 100% pilot controls which offer consistent and long-lasting controllability.

EFFICIENCY

High Definition Hydraulic System provides a load sensing and flow sharing capability leading to operational precision, efficient performance and greater controllability. Power on Demand provides optimal efficiency and performance the moment you need it. This automatic system ensures fuel efficiency through appropriate engine rating to meet all operational needs as required.

VERSATILITY

Broad range of Cat Work Tools make the Cat Mini Excavator a versatile machine able to meet the requirements of any job site. Over 200 degrees of bucket rotation provides greater material retention during truck loading and easier flat wall digging without having to reposition the machine.

PERFORMANCE

Front shovel bucket orientation provides the operator with more ways to get the job done faster. COMPASS Control Panel is a standard feature that allows the operator to easily adjust auxiliary flows to achieve the optimal work tool performance, activate auto idle for improved fuel efficiency and utilize the security system to ensure protection of valuable assets with the simple touch of a button. The Site Reference System included in the COMPASS monitor provides output from pitch and roll sensors to aid in grading and level trenching. This impacts accuracy and productivity for job site finishing.

SERVICEABILITY

Convenient service and maintenance requirements include ease of access to daily check points, 500 hour engine oil and filter change period, 500 hour grease interval on front implement, S·O·SSM oil sampling valve and overall long term durability.

SAFETY

All Cat Mini Excavators from 3.5 metric tons to 8 metric tons are ROPS, TOPS and Top Guard Level 1 certified and include the Cat Interlock (hydraulic lockout) System, a certified accumulator which allows for auxiliary pressure to be released, making connecting and disconnecting work tools safer and easier, and a travel alarm. All of these safety features are standard on the E2 model lineup (travel alarm optional in Europe).
Standard Equipment
  • ENGINE
    • Cat C2.4 diesel engine (meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards for North America and EU Stage IIIA/Tier 4 Interim emission standards for all other regions)
    • Automatic engine idle
    • Automatic engine shut-off
    • Automatic two speed travel
    • Diesel Particulate Filter (North America only)
    • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (North America only)
    • Fuel and water separator
    • Power on demand
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • 1-way and 2-way (combined function)
    • Accumulator
    • Automatic swing parking brake
    • Auxiliary hydraulic lines
    • Adjustable auxiliary relief
    • Auxiliary line quick disconnects
    • Cat interlock system: hydraulic lockout
    • Continuous auxiliary flow
    • Ecology drain
    • Hydraulic oil cooler
    • High definition hydraulics
    • Load sensing/flow sharing
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • 100% pilot control ergonomic joysticks
    • Adjustable armrests
    • COMPASS: complete, operation, maintenance, performance and security system
      • Multiple languages
    • Cup holder
    • Hydraulic neutral lockout bar
    • Literature holder
    • Pattern changer (optional in Europe)
    • Site reference system: leveling
    • Tool storage area
    • Travel control pedals with hand levers
    • Washable floor mat
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Dozer blade with float function
    • Track, rubber belt, 400 mm (16 in) width
    • Tie down eyes on track frame
    • Towing eye on base frame
  • FRONT LINKAGE
    • 200 degree bucket rotation
    • Certified lifting eye on bucket linkage (optional in Europe)
    • Front shovel capable
    • Thumb ready stick
  • ELECTRICAL
    • 12 volt electrical system
    • 60 ampere alternator
    • 650 CCA maintenance free battery
    • Fuse box
    • Ignition key start/stop switch
    • Slow blow fuse
    • Warning horn
  • LIGHTS AND MIRRORS
    • Boom light with time delay capability
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY
    • Anti-theft system (COMPASS)
    • Caterpillar Corporate “One Key” System
    • Door locks
    • Lockable fuel cap
    • Retractable seat belt
    • Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) (ISO 12117-2)
    • Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS) (ISO 12117)
    • Top guard – ISO 10262 (Level 1)
    • Travel alarm (optional in Europe)
  • TECHNOLOGY
    • Product Link™
Optional Equipment
  • ENGINE
    • Engine block heater
  • HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
    • Quick coupler lines
    • Boom lowering check valve
    • Stick lowering check valve
    • Secondary auxiliary hydraulic lines
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Cab:
      • Air conditioning
      • Heat
      • High back suspension seat
      • Interior light
      • Interlocking front window system
      • Radio
      • Windshield wiper
  • UNDERCARRIAGE
    • Power angle blade
    • Track, double grouser (steel), 400 mm (16 in)
    • Track, double grouser (steel) with rubber pad, 400 mm (16 in)
  • FRONT LINKAGE
    • Quick coupler: manual or hydraulic
    • Thumb
    • Buckets
    • Full range of performance matched work tools
      • Auger, hammer, ripper
  • LIGHTS AND MIRRORS
    • Light, cab with time delay capability
    • Mirror, canopy right
    • Mirror, canopy left
    • Mirror, cab rear
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY
    • Battery disconnect
    • Beacon socket
    • Front wire mesh guard
    • Rearview camera
    • Vandal guard