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326 Hydraulic Excavator

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.

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Net Power - ISO 9249201HP

Engine ModelCat C7.1

Engine Power - ISO 14396202HP




Operating Weight56400lb

Maximum Digging Depth22.38ft

BoomReach 5.9 m (19'4")

StickReach 2.95 m (9'8")

BucketHD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)

Maximum Reach at Ground Level33.2ft

Maximum Cutting Height31.9ft

Maximum Loading Height21.1ft

Minimum Loading Height7.84ft

Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom21.1ft

Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth17.6ft

Bucket Digging Force - ISO37318lbf

Stick Digging Force - ISO27202lbf

Main System - Maximum Flow481 l/min (127 gal/min)

Maximum Pressure - Equipment5075psi

Maximum Pressure - Equipment - Lift Mode5510psi

Maximum Pressure - Travel5075psi

Maximum Pressure - Swing4118psi

Swing Speed9.9r/min

Maximum Swing Torque78180ft·lbf

Fuel Tank Capacity125.2gal (US)

Cooling System6.6gal (US)

Engine Oil6.6gal (US)

Swing Drive3gal (US)

Final Drive - Each1.2gal (US)

Hydraulic System - Including Tank81.9gal (US)

Hydraulic Tank38.8gal (US)

DEF Tank10.8gal (US)

BoomReach 5.9 m (19'4")

StickReach 2.95 m (9'8")

BucketHD 1.54 m³ (2.01 yd³)

Shipping Height - Top of Cab9.84ft

Handrail Height9.84ft

Shipping Length33ft

Tail Swing Radius9.84ft

Counterweight Clearance1.44ft

Ground Clearance3.48ft

Track Length15.3ft

Length to Center of Rollers12.5ft

Track Gauge8.5ft

Transport Width10.5ft



Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.


Rollover protective structure (ROPS)


Mechanical-suspension seat (Comfort only)

Air-adjustable seat with heat (Deluxe only)

Auto adjustable seat with heat and air ventilation (Premium only)

High-resolution 203 mm (8 in) LCD touchscreen monitor

High-resolution 254 mm (10 in) LCD touchscreen monitor

Cat Stick Steer

Auxiliary relay


Cat Product Link

Remote Flash

Remote Troubleshoot

Cat Grade with 2D

Cat Assist

Cat Payload

2D E-Fence


Cat Grade with Advanced 2D

Cat Grade with 3D single GNSS

Cat Grade with 3D dual GNSS


Maintenance free batteries

Programmable time-delay LED working lights

LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights


360° lighting


Cat C7.1 single turbo diesel engine

Three selectable power modes

One-touch low idle with automatic

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


–32° C (–25° F) cold start capability


Boom and stick regeneration circuits

Auto hydraulic warm up

Auto two-speed travel

Boom and stick drift reduction valve

Auto dig boost

Auto heavy lift

Tandem-type electronic main pump

Element-type main hydraulic filter


Rearview camera

Right-side-view camera

Lift assist

Ground-level engine shutoff switch

Right-hand handrail and hand hold

Signaling/warning horn


Cat Detect - People Detection

Cat Command remote control

360° visibility

Swing alarm

Inspection lighting


Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)

Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks


Electric refueling pump with auto shutoff

Integrated vehicle health management system


Long undercarriage

Tie-down points on base frame

4600 kg (10,141 lb) counterweight


Long narrow undercarriage

600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes

600 mm (24") double grouser shoes

600 mm (24") single grouser shoes

700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes

790 mm (31") triple grouser shoes

7400 kg (16,300 lb) counterweight for Super Long Reach


5.9 m (19'4") Reach boom

5.9 m (19'4") HD Reach boom

2.8 m + 3.3 m (9'2" + 10'10") Variable Angle boom

10.2 m (33'6") Super Long Reach boom

3.6 m (11'10") Reach stick

2.95 m (9'8") Reach stick

2.95 m (9'8") HD Reach stick

2.5 m (8'2") Reach stick

7.85 m (25'9") Super Long Reach stick

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