Delivering big performance in a compact design, the Cat 301.8 mini excavator is packed with industry-leading features to help you work harder, smarter and more productively across a wide range of applications. The Cat 301.8 boasts programmable operator settings and faster cycle times to deliver up to 20% more performance, and with auto idle, auto engine shutdown and more common parts, reduced repair costs and tilt-up cab, can lower your total ownership costs by as much as 15%. Powered by the Cat C1.1 engine to deliver a massive 15.7kW net power and 16.1 kW gross power, this Cat mini excavator combines maximum engine power with load sensing hydraulics for a stronger lift and dig performance to help your operators get the job done faster.

With its 1,715kg operator weight, 2,370mm dig depth, outstanding operator blade vision and high traction and stability that delivers excellent productivity and load retention across all underfoot conditions, the Cat 301.8 is a highly-maneuverable mini excavator that’s sure to enhance your fleet and worksite capabilities. Moreover, its compact size enables it to access the tightest and most confined site environments, ensuring your operators can work productively across all environments, including pedestrian access only and underground spaces. 

The Cat 301.8 mini excavator prioritises operator comfort and safety with its easy-to-use controls and intuitive Next Generation LCD monitor providing operators with easy-to-read machine information. Additionally, the Cat Stick Steer option enables your operators to easily switch from traditional lever and pedal travel controls to joystick controls with a push of a button, making moving around the worksite easier and safer. You also have the option of a standard canopy or an optional sealed and pressurised cab equipped with air conditioning, adjustable wrist rests and a suspension seat to help your operators stay comfortable all day long.

Hastings Deering offers the Cat 301.8 for sale at our branches across Queensland and the Northern Territory. If you recognise the business benefits of enhancing your fleet with this best-in-class mini excavator from industry leaders Cat, contact your local Hastings Deering branch to trial the new Cat 301.8 mini excavator today. 

 4 INDUSTRY FIRST FEATURES

Next generation mini excavators - stick steer
STICK STEER
Next generation mini excavators - cruise control
CRUISE CONTROL
Next generation mini excavators - LCD monitor
LCD MONITOR
Next generation mini excavators - air conditioning
AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

UP TO 15% LOWER

OWNERSHIP COSTS*

  • More common parts
  • Lower repair costs
  • Tilt cab

UP TO 20%

MORE PERFORMANCE*

  • Productivity domination
  • Customisable operator settings
  • Cycle time improvements

*Up to 15% lower total ownership cost and up to 20% more performance when compared to previous model.

Specifications

Operating Weight
1,715kg
Power
16.1kW (21.9hp)
Width
990mm
Bucket Breakout
18.4kN
Dig Depth
2,370mm
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NEXT GENERATION MINI EXCAVATOR FEATURES

The range of Cat Mini Excavators bring big machine features, standard across all models from 1.5 to 10 tonne.

The range of Next Generation machines, inspired by you
Next Gen Mini Excavator Stick Steer and Cruise Control 
Keyless start and up to 50 programmable operator codes
Next Gen LCD monitor
Sealed and pressurised cab, keeping heat, dust and noise out
Adjustable hydraulics and operator modes for improved accuracy
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