313 GC

313 GC Hydraulic Excavator

The Cat® 313 GC excavator matches its performance to your job. A new, larger cab keeps you comfortable all shift long. Combined with fuel-saving features and longer maintenance intervals, the 313 GC provides reliability at a low-cost-per-hour.

313 GC Market Ready Geometry


The Cat® 313 GC excavator matches its performance to your job. A new, larger cab with an ergonomic layout keeps you comfortable all shift long. Combined with fuel-saving features, longer maintenance intervals, and simplified maintenance points, the 313 GC provides the reliability you expect at the low-cost-per-hour you need.

Latest Features

  • The new integrated vehicle health management system alerts the operator with service guidance and parts needed to enhance uptime.
  • Enhance visibility to make service work easier and safer with optional inspection lighting.
  • Make the jobsite safer with an optional swing alarm.
Not all features are available in all regions. Please check with your local Cat dealer for specific offering availability in your area.
Build Number: 07D

313 GC Latest Features
313 GC LIfting Pipe

Fuel Saving Performance Matched to the Job

  • Use up to 10 percent less fuel than the 313F GC to keep you moving and productive on the jobsite.
  • Easily work on slopes and move around the jobsite with 10 percent more swing torque.
  • The advanced hydraulic system provides the optimum balance of power and efficiency while providing the control needed for precise digging requirements.
  • Smart mode meets your power needs by automatically matching engine and hydraulic power to digging conditions.
  • Get higher production in demanding applications, easier penetration into piles, and faster cycle times with Cat® Advansys™ bucket tips. Quickly change tips with a simple lug wrench instead of a hammer or special tool, improving safety and uptime.
  • Auxiliary hydraulic options give you the versatility to use a wide range of Cat attachments.
  • The Cat C3.6 engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014 emission standards.
  • Product Link™ comes standard so you can remotely monitor machine health, location, hours, and fuel consumption on-demand through the VisionLink® online interface.

Lower Maintenance Costs

  • Expect up to 25 percent less maintenances costs than the 313F GC.
  • Quickly check and service your machine with all daily maintenance points accessible from ground level.
  • Check the engine oil level quickly and safely from the ground. Fill and check engine oil on top of the machine with a conveniently located second dipstick.
  • The new hydraulic oil filter provides improved filtration performance, anti-drain valves to keep oil clean when the filter is replaced, and longer life with a 3,000-hour replacement interval – 50 percent longer than previous filter designs.
  • The engine does not require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).
  • Track your machine’s filter life and maintenance intervals on the in-cab monitor.
  • Boost productivity with proactive service reminders. The new Integrated Vehicle Health Management system alerts the operator with step-by-step service guidance along with parts needed so you don't experience any unnecessary downtime.
  • S·O·SSM ports are located at ground level, simplifying maintenance and allowing for quick, easy extraction of fluid samples for analysis. yeah

313 GC Checking Oil Dipstick
313 GC New Cab

Work in Comfort in the All-New Cab

  • Increase operator productivity with an all-new, larger cab.
  • The cab has a wide seat that adjusts for operators of all sizes.
  • Advanced viscous mounts reduce cab vibration.
  • Control the excavator comfortably with easy-to-reach controls all located in front of you.
  • Stow your gear with plenty of in-cab storage beneath and behind the seat, overhead, and in the consoles.
  • Use the standard radio’s USB ports and Bluetooth® technology to connect personal devices and make hands-free calls.

Reliable, Whatever the Environment

  • Don’t let the temperature stop you from working. The 313 GC has a standard high-ambient temperature capability of 52° C (125° F) without de-rate and cold-start capability of -18° C (0° F).
  • Auto warm-up speeds up hydraulic oil warming in cold temperatures and helps prolong the life of components.
  • Grease sealed between track pins and bushings reduces travel noise and prevents debris from entering to increase undercarriage life.
  • The track guiding guard helps keep the excavator track aligned when traveling and working on slopes.
  • The sloped track frame prevents mud and debris accumulation, helping reduce the risk of track damage.

313 GC Boom and Stick
313 GC Push to Start

Simple to Operate

  • Start the engine with the push of a button, a Bluetooth key fob, or the unique Operator ID function.
  • Program your preferred power mode and joystick settings using your operator ID. The excavator will automatically remember your selections.
  • Navigate quickly on the standard high-resolution touchscreen monitor or with the aid of the jog dial control.
  • The Cat PL161 Attachment Locator is a Bluetooth device that makes finding your attachments and other gear quick and easy. The Cat App on your phone will locate the device automatically.
  • Not sure how a function works or how to maintain your machine? Simply access the operator’s manual through the touch screen monitor.


  • Access all daily maintenance points from ground level – no need for you to climb on top of the machine.
  • The standard ROPS cab meets ISO 12117-2:2008 requirements.
  • The standard hydraulic lockout lever isolates all hydraulic and travel functions in the lowered position.
  • A ground-level shut-off switch stops all fuel to the engine and shuts down the machine when activated.
  • A rearview and right-side-view camera are standard, increasing safety and visibility.
  • New service platform design provides easy, safe, and quick access to the upper service platform. Prevent slipping with the anti-skid punch plate on the platform steps.
  • Optional boom and stick lowering check valves prevent reverse flow, keeping your front linkage securely in place should the hydraulic system unexpectedly lose power.
  • Brightly colored seatbelts allow easy recognition of properly utilized safety restraints.
  • Enhance jobsite safety. Add a swing alarm to alert people when you're rotating from trench to stockpile and back again.
  • Make service work easier and safer with optional inspection lighting. With the flip of a switch, lights will illuminate the engine, pump, battery, and radiator compartments to enhance visibility.

313 GC New Service Platform
  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    • 4.65 m (15'3") Reach boom
  • CAB
    • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)
    • Comfort Cab: mechanical suspension seat, 203 mm (8") touch screen monitor
    • Cat Product Link
    • Remote Flash
    • Remote Troubleshoot
    • Auto hammer stop
    • Maintenance free battery
    • LED chassis light, left-side boom light, cab lights
    • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
    • Cat C3.6 single turbo diesel engine
    • Auto engine speed control
    • Auto engine shutdown
    • 52°C (125°F) high-ambient cooling capacity without de-rate
    • -18°C (0°F) cold start capability
    • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Variable speed fan
    • Single fuel filtration system
    • Double element air filter with integrated precleaner
    • Biodiesel capability up to B20
    • Boom and stick regeneration circuit
    • Auto hydraulic warm up
    • Auto two speed travel
    • Electric main control valve
    • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
    • Rear and right-side-view cameras
    • Hydraulic lock out lever
    • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
    • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
    • Signaling/warning horn
    • Grouped engine oil and fuel filters
    • Side entry to service platform
    • Ground-level engine oil dipstick
    • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S)
    • Grease lubricated track link
    • ISO 15818 tie down points on base frame
    • 2470 kg (5,445 lb) counterweight

Optional Equipment

  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
    • 2.5 m (8'2") Reach stick
    • 2.8 m (9'2") Reach stick
    • 2.8 m (9'2") Thumb Ready stick
    • 3.0 m (9'10") Reach stick
    • LED right-side boom light
    • 360° lighting
    • Boom and stick lowering check valves
    • Medium-pressure line
    • High-pressure line
    • Quick coupler line
    • Swing alarm
    • Inspection lighting
    • Integrated vehicle health management system
    • 500 mm (20") triple grouser shoes
    • 500 mm (20") triple grouser shoes with rubber pad
    • 600 mm (24") rubber track shoes
    • 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes
    • 700 mm (28") triple grouser shoes
    • 770 mm (30") triple grouser shoes
    • 2500 mm (8'2") blade
    • 2600 mm (8'6") blade
    • 2700 mm (8'10") blade



Long Name:
313 GC Hydraulic Excavator
313 GC


Net Power - ISO 9249
73 HP / 54.3 kW
Engine Model
Cat C3.6
Engine Power - ISO 14396
74 HP / 55.4 kW
4 in / 98 mm
5 in / 120 mm
220 in³ / 3.6 l

Hydraulic System

Main System - Maximum Flow
247 L/min (65 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment
5075 psi / 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel
5075 psi / 35000 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing
3770 psi / 26000 kPa

Swing Mechanism

Swing Speed
11.5 r/min / 11.5 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque
25888 ft·lbf / 35 kN·m


Operating Weight
30400 lb / 13800 kg

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity
68.2 gal (US) / 258 l
Cooling System
4 gal (US) / 15 l
Engine Oil
2.1 gal (US) / 8 l
Final Drive - Each
0.8 gal (US) / 3 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank
22.5 gal (US) / 85 l
Hydraulic Tank
18.5 gal (US) / 70 l


Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
Reach R3.0 m (9'8")
GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab
9.2 ft / 2810 mm
Handrail Height
9.2 ft / 2810 mm
Shipping Length
25.5 ft / 7780 mm
Shipping Length - with Blade
26.4 ft / 8050 mm
Tail Swing Radius
7.1 ft / 2190 mm
Counterweight Clearance
3 ft / 916 mm
Ground Clearance
1.4 ft / 446 mm
Track Length
12.3 ft / 3750 mm
Length to Center of Rollers
9.9 ft / 3040 mm
Track Gauge
6.5 ft / 1990 mm
Transport Width
8.1 ft / 2490 mm

Working Ranges & Forces

Maximum Digging Depth
19.8 ft / 6040 mm
Reach 4.65 m (15'3")
Reach R3.0 m (9'8")
GD 0.53 m³ (0.69 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
28.4 ft / 8660 mm
Maximum Cutting Height
28.9 ft / 8830 mm
Maximum Loading Height
21 ft / 6420 mm
Minimum Loading Height
5.2 ft / 1600 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom
19.2 ft / 5860 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth
17 ft / 5190 mm
Minimum Working Equipment Radius
8.4 ft / 2570 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO
22180 lbf / 98.67 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO
13330 lbf / 59.29 kN

Air Conditioning System

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