Get to work how you want to. The Cat® 305E2 & 305.5E2 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavators deliver efficient performance, durability and versatility in a compact design.

Why choose Cat® Mini Hydraulic Excavators?

  • Simple Servicing. Less Downtime.
  • Unmatched Dealer Support.
  • ROPS, TOPS and Top Guard Level 1 Certified

Work confidently. Work Comfortably.

Work in confined areas with ease thanks to the durable hoods and frame and the compact radius design of both the 305E2 & 305.5E2 CR. And a high quality suspension seat, easy to adjust armrests and 100% pilot controls offer day-long comfort.

Work Efficiently.

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.

COMPASS Control Panel.

The new COMPASS control panel, designed specifically for compact diggers comes with all Cat E Series mini excavators, increasing the amount of customer value.

  • Complete: All of the control panel features are standard on all five of the new E Series models
  • Operation: Simple operation of the pattern changer, hydraulic quick coupler and fuel gauge visibility all at the push of a button
  • Maintenance: Maintenance intervals, diagnostics and work hours
  • Performance: Save up to 20% fuel while maintaining optimum performance levels
  • Security: Anti theft device with individual user and master passwords
  • System: Ergonomically designed control panel

Be Versatile

Our broad range of Cat Work Tools make this digger a versatile machine able to meet the needs 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 move your machine.


Net Power
30 kW
Operating Weight
5185 kg
Dig Depth
3670 mm