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New Cat 313 and 313 GC Excavators Lower the Cost of Owership

Caterpillar has launched two new excavators in their Next Generation class. The 313 and 313 GC models include new features that:

  • Elevate machine performance
  • Increase efficiencies
  • Lower the cost of ownership and operation

Improved Fuel Efficiency

Both models are powered by the fuel-efficient C3.6 engine, which meets the stringent emission standards of U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V. This helps them offer up to 10% better fuel economy than previous models.

On top of that, the new Smart Mode operation matches engine and hydraulic power to the working conditions, which maximizes productivity and ECO mode, saving fuel in less-demanding applications.

Caterpillar 313 Next Generation Excavator, courtesy of Caterpillar.

Revamped Hydraulic System

The revamped hydraulic system includes a new main control valve that eliminates the need for pilot lines. This helps balance power and efficiency, reduces pressure losses, and lowers fuel consumption. Swing torque has been increased by 10%, providing efficiency when you are working on slopes and moving around on the job site.

Caterpillar 313 GC Next Generation Excavator, courtesy of Caterpillar.

Lower Operating Costs

According to Caterpillar, the 313 lowers the cost of ownership by 45%, while the 313 GC lowers the cost of ownership by 25%. This is due in large part to design upgrades that simplify maintenance when compared to the F-series machines.

  • Fuel-efficient C3.6 engine that meets strict emission standards.
  • A new hydraulic oil filter delivers improved filtration and longer change interval.
  • New anti-drain valves keep the hydraulic oil clean during filter replacement.
  • Filter life and maintenance intervals can be tracked through the in-cab monitor.
  • Daily maintenance checkpoints are available from the ground level.

Our Commitment to Providing Hydraulic Repair Services for Caterpillar Heavy Equipment and Machinery

No matter how old your Caterpillar machines, it still relies on hydraulics to perform the job you need to have done — whether that’s drilling, hauling, loading, or mining. We specialize in hydraulic repair for hydraulic units — pumps, motors, final drives, cylinders — you find on any Caterpillar machine. When you need help with your Caterpillar hydraulics, all you need to do is give our sales team a call at 800-800-6971 or reach out via email. Either way, they will get back to you as soon as they can and help you with whatever you need.

Genuine Replacement Pumps & Motors for Caterpillar Machines

We are a distributor of genuine Bosch Rexroth products as replacements for pumps and motors used on heavy machinery and equipment manufactured by Caterpillar, including the M-Series Loaders. If you are looking for a new pump or more (or a replacement), just use the search box below to get a quote for your unit.

Enter the Caterpillar OEM part number that is on your unit and press [SEARCH].

The system will check to see if we have a genuine Bosch Rexroth Replacement Part for your Caterpillar hydraulic pump or motor.

If the system finds a match, you will be able to immediately request a quote.