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326 Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 326 Excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies like Cat GRADE with 2D, Grade Assist, and Payload – all standard equipment from the factory to boost your operator efficiencies up to 45%. Combine these features with a new cab, longer maintenance intervals that lower your maintenance costs up to 20%, and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 10% and you have a low-cost-per-unit-of-production excavator that’s perfect for medium- to heavy-duty applications.
Not all features are available in all regions. Consult your Cat dealer for specific configurations available in your region.

Engine

Net Power - ISO 9249

201HP

Engine Model

Cat C7.1

Engine Power - ISO 14396

202HP

Bore

4in

Stroke

5in

Displacement

428in³

Weights

Operating Weight

57100lb

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth

22.38ft

Boom

Reach 5.9 m (19'4")

Stick

Reach 2.95 m (9'8")

Bucket

HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)

Maximum Reach at Ground Level

33.2ft

Maximum Cutting Height

31.63ft

Maximum Loading Height

21.72ft

Minimum Loading Height

7.84ft

Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom

21.78ft

Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth

16.77ft

Bucket Digging Force - ISO

37318lbf

Stick Digging Force - ISO

27202lbf

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow

515 l/min (136 gal/min)

Maximum Pressure - Equipment

5075psi

Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode

5510psi

Maximum Pressure - Travel

5075psi

Maximum Pressure - Swing

4118psi

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed

10.5r/min

Maximum Swing Torque

78182ft·lbf

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity

125.2gal (US)

Cooling System

6.6gal (US)

Engine Oil

6.6gal (US)

Swing Drive

2.6gal (US)

Final Drive - Each

1.5gal (US)

Hydraulic System - Including Tank

81.9gal (US)

Hydraulic Tank

38.8gal (US)

DEF Tank

10.8gal (US)

Dimensions

Boom

Reach 5.9 m (19'4")

Stick

Reach 2.95 m (9'8")

Bucket

HD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)

Shipping Height - Top of Cab

9.84ft

Handrail Height

9.84ft

Shipping Length

33ft

Tail Swing Radius

9.84ft

Counterweight Clearance

1.44ft

Ground Clearance

3.48ft

Track Length

15.3ft

Length to Center of Rollers

12.5ft

Track Gauge

8.5ft

Transport Width

10.5ft

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Product Link
    • Cat Grade with 2D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat Grade with Assist (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat Payload (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • 2D E-Fence (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Lift Assist (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Auto Dig Boost
  • Engine
    • Three selectable power modes
    • One-touch low idle with auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine idle shutdown
    • 52° C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity with de-rate
    • –18° C (0° F) cold start capability
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Reversing electric cooling fans
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two-speed travel
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • Tie-down points on base frame
    • 4600 kg (10,141 lb) counterweight
  • Electrical System
    • Two 1,000 CCA maintenance free batteries
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
    • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
  • Safety And Security
    • Rearview camera
    • Right-side-view camera
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Right-hand handrail and hand hold
    • Signaling/warning horn

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Cab
    • ROPS, Comfort cab with mechanical seat suspension
    • ROPS, standard sound suppression, air-adjustable seat with heat (Deluxe only)
    • ROPS, advanced sound suppression, auto-adjustable seat with heat and air ventilation (Premium only)
    • High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor
    • Cat Stick Steer
  • Cat Technologies
    • Cat Grade with Advanced 2D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
    • Cat Grade with 3D (Optional with a Super Long Reach boom)
  • Engine
    • –32° C (–25° F) cold start capability
  • Hydraulic System
    • Boom and stick lowering check valves
    • Hammer return filter circuit
    • Combined Tool Control (two pump, one/two way high-pressure flow)
    • Medium-pressure circuit
    • Quick coupler circuit
    • Auto Heavy Lift
  • Booms And Sticks
    • 5.9 m (19'4") HD reach boom, 2.95 m (9'8") HD reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe and Japan only - long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 3.6 m (11'10") reach stick, long undercarriage (North America only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 2.95 m (9'8") reach stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 5.9 m (19'4") reach boom, 2.5 m (8'2") reach stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.95 m (9'8") reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe only.) (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") VA boom, 2.5 m (8'2") reach stick, long undercarriage (Europe only.) (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
    • 10.2 m (33'6") SLR boom, 7.85 m (25'9") SLR stick, long undercarriage (Long narrow undercarriage also available in Europe only)
  • Undercarriage And Structures
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
    • 790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes
    • 900 mm (35") triple grouser shoes
    • 7400 kg (16,310 lb) counterweight
  • Electrical System
    • 360° lighting
    • Premium surround lighting package

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