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418 Compact Excavator with Zero Tail Swing

418 Excavator

418 Excavator

With a retracted track width of less than 29 inches wide, the ultra-compact 418 can access jobsites where exhausting hand labor is your only other option. Only Bobcat gives you the features to be more comfortable, go through narrower openings and to operate in tighter conditions with confidence. The 418 Excavator is ideal in the construction, rental and utility markets. The 418 will be used by homeowners and contractors working in excavation, plumbing, landscaping, grading, demolition, electrical and cable applications.

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Fold-down Tip over Protective Structure (TOPS): allows this compact machine to pass underneath branches, low openings and through doorways.

Retractable undercarriage: retract for access through gates and doorways.

Selectable control pattern: easily change between “excavator” and “backhoe” control pattern.

Two-speed travel: increased mobility around the jobsite.

Hydraulic joystick control: for smooth, fluid operation and increased efficiency.

Tight Accessibilities: with a width of less than 29 inches wide, the 418 is able to access jobsites where hand labor was the only other option.

Adjustable Joystick Consoles position the joysticks outward for comfort, or inward for access through narrow openings.

Hydraulic Joystick Control optimal for smooth, fluid operation and increased efficiency.

Zero Tail Swing: optimizes spoil placement without damaging nearby objects.

Protected workgroup hoses: are routed through the inside of the workgroup for minimal wear and tear.

Top-mounted boom cylinder: protects from impact in the trench and from jobsite surroundings.

Retractable Undercarriage: width retracted/extended

Pattern Selector: allows you to change from “excavator” to “backhoe” control pattern.

Hose Routing: Protects hoses with more steel tubing, well-designed mounts and minimal fittings. Compare other brands by watching the Bobcat Advantage Hose Routing Comparison Video.

In-Track Swing Frame:Keeps all components within the tracks, helping you work in small spaces.

Fuse and relay box

Battery, contacts

Coolant recovery tank

Air Filter

Hydraulic manifold

Cooling system cap

Fuel Filter

Hydraulic Filter


Engine oil filter

Fuel Hand pump

Engine Bobcat 418 T4
Emissions Tier (EPA) Tier 4
Engine Fuel Diesel
Maximum Governed RPM 2370 RPM
Horsepower 10.2 HP
Turbocharged Engine No
Performance Bobcat 418 T4
Operating Weight 2593 lbs
Weight Class 1 t
Travel Speed - High 1.7 mph
Travel Speed - Low 1.3 mph
Arm Digging Force 1248 lbf
Bucket Digging Force 1865 lbf
Rated Lift Capacity 527 lbs
Lift Radius 118 in
Boom Swing - Left 67 deg
Boom Swing - Right 64 deg
Maximum Dig Depth 6 ft
Max Dump Height 6 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 10.2 ft
Capacities Bobcat 418 T4
Fuel Tank 4.2 gal
Hydraulic System Bobcat 418 T4
Auxiliary Std Flow 5.28 GPM
Auxiliary Pressure 2756 psi
Dimension Bobcat 418 T4
Length 110 in
Overall Length in Travel Position 110
Width 28 in
Height 87 in
Height with Operator Cab 87 in
Features Bobcat 418 T4
Air Conditioning
Cab Enclosure
Cab Heater
Heater Air Conditioning
Engine Shutdown
Auxiliary Hydraulics
Secondary Auxiliary Hydraulics
Quick Tach System
Rubber Track
Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow
Angle Blade

Check - Standard     O - Optional     X - Not Available     - - No Data Available