The Cat® 308 CR Variable Angle Boom (VAB) Mini Excavator delivers maximum power and performance in a mini size to help you work in a wide range of applications. The Variable Angle Boom provides the maximum in linkage flexibility in tight applications.

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Engine
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Net Power 70.3 HP 52.4 kW
Engine Model Cat C3.3B Cat C3.3B
Displacement 203.0 in³ 3.33 l
Bore 3.7 in 94.0 mm
Gross Power - ISO 14396 74.3 HP 55.4 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - EU Stage V - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 71.5 HP 53.3 kW
Rated Net Power - 2,200 rpm - U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final - ISO 9249/EEC 80/1269 70.3 HP 52.4 kW
Stroke 4.7 in 120.0 mm

ALL DAY COMFORT

  • A sealed and pressurized cab is equipped with an improved air conditioning system, adjustable wrist rests and a suspension seat to help keep you working comfortably all day long.

EASY TO OPERATE

  • Controls are easy to use and the intuitive Next Generation Monitor provides customizable machine operator preferences and easy to read machine information.

STICK STEER TRAVEL MODE

  • Moving around the job site is even easier with the Cat Stick Steer option. Easily switch from traditional travel controls with levers and pedals to joystick controls with a push of a button. The benefit of less effort and improved control is in your hands!

BIG PERFORMANCE IN A MINI DESIGN

  • Increased lifting, swinging, travel and multi-functioning performance helps you get the job done more efficiently, and dig-to-blade allows for easy clean up.

SAFETY ON THE JOB SITE

  • Your safety is our top priority. The Cat Mini Excavator is designed to help keep you safe on the job. A back-up camera, courtesy work lights and a fluorescent retractable seat belt are just a few of the safety features we’ve built into the machine.

SIMPLE SERVICE FOR LESS DOWNTIME

  • Maintenance is quick and easy on the Cat Mini Excavator. Routine check points are easy to access at ground level with grouped service points and robust service panels.

LOWER OPERATING COSTS

  • Equipped with features such as auto idle, auto engine shutdown, and efficient hydraulics with a variable displacement pump, the Cat Mini Excavator was designed with reducing your operating costs in mind.

308 CR VAB Standard Equipment

ENGINE
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  • Automatic Engine Shutdown
  • Cat C3.3B Diesel Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V) – Electronic Engine, Turbo, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)
  • Fuel Water Separator with Indicator
  • Automatic Two Speed Travel
  • Automatic Swing Brake
  • Automatic Engine Idle
  • Ecology Drain
  • Radial Seal – Double Element Air Filter
  • Extended Life Coolant, –37° C (–35° F)

308 CR VAB Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
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  • Rain Visor
  • Air Suspension Heated Seat