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The Cat® M316 Excavator provides top performance with up to 14 percent more swing torque and technology options to get the jobdone faster. Save time and money with up to 10 percent overall savings in maintenance costs, longer service intervals, and 100 percent daily ground level maintenance. The M316 gives you the power to work longer while putting money in your pocket.

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    Product Specs


    Engine Power - ISO 14396 148 HP
    Engine Model Cat C4.4
    Bore 4 ft
    Displacement 268.5 in³
    Emission Standards Tier 4 Final
    Note (1) Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.
    Note (2) Recommended for use up to 3000 m (9,843 ft) altitude with engine power derate above 3000 m (9,843 ft).
    Note (3) Rated speed 2,000 rpm.

    Hydraulic System

    Main System - Maximum Flow - Implement 73 gal/min
    Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5076 psi
    Maximum Pressure - Swing 5076 psi
    Maximum Pressure - Travel 5076 psi

    Swing Mechanism

    Maximum Swing Torque 32560 ft·lbf
    Swing Speed 10.2 r/min

    Machine Weight

    Operating Weight Maximum 36400 lb
    Note (1) Operating weight includes full fuel tank, operator, 10.00-20 tires, VA boom, 2500 mm (8' 2") stick, 2600 kg (5,732 lb) counterweight, undercarriage, and 4 outriggers.

    Service Refill Capacities

    Cooling System 6.3 gal (US)
    Final Drive 0.7 gal (US)
    Fuel Tank 92.5 gal (US)
    Hydraulic System - Including Tank 68.7 gal (US)
    Hydraulic Tank 31.7 gal (US)


    Boom 5205 mm (17' 1")
    Bucket GD 0.8 m3 (1.05 yd3)
    Stick 2.5 m (8' 2")
    Counterweight Clearance 4.3 ft
    Ground Clearance 1.3 ft
    Shipping Height - Top of Cab 10.5 ft
    Shipping Length 8630 ft
    Support Point 12.7 ft
    Tail Swing Radius 7.7 ft
    Undercarriage Length 16.3 ft
    Wheel Base 8.4 ft

    Working Ranges and Forces

    Boom Type VA Boom
    Bucket GD 0.8 m3 (1.05 yd3)
    Stick R2.5 (8' 2")
    Cutting Height 33.2 ft
    Reach at Ground Level 29.4 ft
    Vertical Wall Digging Depth 14.5 mm
    Digging Height 18.5 ft
    Note (1) Range values are with dual pneumatic tires (10.00-20). Range values are calculated with a GD bucket (CW) and CW-30 quick coupler with a tip radius of 1484 mm (4'10").

    Air Conditioning System

    Note The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 0.85 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.216 metric tonnes.


    Maximum Travel Speed 21.7 mile/h