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E32i Compact Excavator

E32i Compact Excavator

E32i Compact Excavator

With advanced hydraulics, an economical engine, and a quiet cab, the Bobcat® E32i compact excavator is an ideal machine if you frequently pass through doors, gates or other tight spaces.

Pair this conventional tail swing compact excavator with one of many genuine Bobcat attachments to attack difficult jobs. The E32i is also available with a long arm option or extendable arm option.

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Auto Idle: Automatically idles the engine when machine functions are not used for four seconds and returns to normal operating throttle when operation resumes.

Auto Shift Travel: Transitions the drive motors to and from high range during travel and provides on-demand travel performance with no manual shifting. See for yourself in the Travel Challenge video.

Clamp Ready: Standard port relief and clamp mount provide for easy addition of the optional hydraulic clamp attachment.

Selectable Control Pattern: Easily change between "excavator" and "backhoe" control patterns.

Piston Pump Hydraulic System: Senses loads, delivers smooth control and provides exceptional metering.

Advanced Hydraulics: Senses loads, delivers smooth control and provides exceptional metering and control. Watch comparisons with other brands in the Bobcat Advantage Digging Challenge, Lifting Challenge, Slew Challenge, Backfill Challenge and Hydraulic Horsepower Challenge videos.

Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow: Operator can elect one of three flow rates to optimize the response of particular hydraulic attachments. Choose between maximum, medium or low flow.

Fingertip Swing Control: Rocker-style thumb switch improves metering of the boom swing function and provides more floor space. Compare other brands in the Multifunctioning Advantages video.

Quick Couplers: Keep auxiliary quick couplers in convenient location on the boom, but out of the trench and out of harmís way. Learn more in the Bobcat Advantage Attachment Readiness video.

X-Change™ System: Allows you to change attachments quickly with Bobcatís exclusive system. Watch the X-Change Advantages video.

Dual Direction Detent: Provides continuous flow for attachments.

Blade Float: Simplify grading, leveling and backfilling. Smoothly finish your work with minimal operator input using the blade float.

Standard Instrumentation: Quickly read operation information including fuel level, coolant temperature, machine hours, engine RPM, auxiliary mode, trip meter, and code retrieval.

Joystick Controls: Easily control the boom swing and auxiliary hydraulics with precision and low hand fatigue.

Cab with Heat and A/C: Work in comfort with air movement, temperature control and greater flexibility in directing air. Choose between heat only or heat and A/C. Standard on E55, E63 and E85. Optional on other models.

Quiet Operation: Enjoy quiet operation with reduced noise and vibration levels through a redesigned engine, air intake, cooling and exhaust systems, combined with the new pump and valve design.

Rotary Speed Control Knob: Provides precise throttle control and adjustments.

Auto Shift Travel: Transitions the drive motors to and from high range during travel and provides on-demand travel performance with no manual shifting. See for yourself in the Bobcat Advantage Travel Challenge video.

Ergonomic Travel Pedals: Travel with greater comfort and fold the pedals in when they're not needed.

Floor Mat: Minimize cleanup time with fewer openings where debris can get trapped.

Storage: Carry gear, paperwork and small tools with you in the cab.

Adjustable Arm Rests: Adjust for maximum comfort.

Suspension Seat: Adjust the suspension seat for ultimate comfort during long hours of operation.

Deluxe Cloth Seat: Cloth seats are included with the cab enclosed models.

Cup Holders: Two conveniently placed cup holders keep beverages within reach.

12 Volt Power Supply: Power your phone, MP3 player or other accessories.

Optional Keyless Start: Forget about losing or forgetting your keys. Start your machine with a programmable access code.

Machine Shutdown Protection: Tracks engine coolant temperature, engine oil pressure and hydraulic oil temperature and shuts down your engine when there's a problem.

Battery Run-Down Protection: The lighting circuit automatically shuts down to prevent accidental battery discharge when the lights are left on after the work is done.

Engineered Work Group: Provides greater lift performance through a refined boom, arm and attachment/bucket; accommodates an optional second set of auxiliary hydraulics.

X-Frame Undercarriage: Improves ground clearance and sheds debris for less cleanup time.

Integrated Slew Brakes: Holds loads still and steady for accurate placement during work on slopes and simplifies transport through easier loading and positioning.

Cab Door: Bobcat offers the largest cab opening on the market. Most models have doors that stay within the width of the machine when latched open. Compare other brands in the Bobcat Advantage Entry Comparison video.

In-Track Swing Frame: Keeps all components within the tracks, allowing you to work in smaller spaces. Learn the benefits of this design by watching the Bobcat Advantage Boom Advantages video.

Protected Tailgate: House structure protects the tailgate and side covers from being damaged.

Lockable Storage Compartment: A large storage compartment under the seat keeps your tools handy and protected from theft.

Automatic Glow Plugs: Get easier engine starts in cold temperatures.

In-Cab Pattern Selector: In-cab pattern selector allows you to change from "excavator" to a "backhoe" control pattern from the operator's seat. No keys, special tools or removing panels are required.

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.

Rear and/or Side Access Hood: Easily access all major service areas. See for yourself by watching the Bobcat Advantage Serviceability Comparison video.

Centralized Grease Bank: Grease the slew bearing and slew pinion from a centralized access point.

Track Tensioning: Simple grease fitting provides easy track tensioning.

Deluxe Instrumentation: Quickly read operation information including the fuel level, coolant temperature, day/time, throttle position, engine RPM and customized delay times (4-250 seconds) on a 5-in. full-color display. Also control auxiliary flow modes and rates, or view diagnostic information and service internal reminders. An integrated keyless start system is included.

Angle Blade: Places spoil accurately with simultaneous up/down and angle adjustments, up to 25 degrees left or right; bolt-on, reversible cutting edge provides long life and easy replacement.

Cab with Heat and A/C: Work in comfort with air movement, temperature control and greater flexibility in directing air. Choose a cab with heat, A/C or heat and A/C.

Eco-Mode: Machines with deluxe instrumentation include an eco-mode option that can increase fuel efficiency and reduce noise levels.

Radio: Listen to music while you work with the conveniently placed radio, which includes an audio input to connect an MP3 player or other device.

Deluxe Cloth Seat: Get the most comfort and support with a cloth seat.

Keyless Start: Forget about losing or forgetting your keys. Start your machine with a programmable access code.

Steel Tracks: your machine to withstand the toughest ground conditions.

Travel Motion Alarm: Alert other workers on the jobsite when your excavator is traveling.

Hydraulic X-Change™ Quick-Tach System: Enables fast attachment changes through a switch that activates hydraulic pins for attachment removal or hook-up. Watch the X-Change Advantages video.

Hydraulic Clamp Attachment: Get better control when moving odd-shaped objects and debris. Install the clamp through an auxiliary port relief on the closed center valve.

Secondary Auxiliary Hydraulics: Operate the rotating clamshell or grapple attachments.

Long Arm with Add-On Counterweight: Reach further and do more work before you have to reposition the machine.

Extendable Arm with Add-On Counterweight: Reach an additional 30 in. at full extension while maintaining the ability to operate with standard reach which retains original arm and bucket forces. In addition, the structure provides compatibility with the clamp attachment as well as the Hydraulic X-Change™ mounting system.

Engine E32i T4 E32i T4 Long Arm E32i T4 Extendable Arm
Emissions Tier (EPA) Tier 4 Tier 4 Tier 4
Engine Fuel Diesel Diesel Diesel
Maximum Governed RPM 2200 RPM 2200 RPM 2200 RPM
Horsepower 24.8 HP 24.8 HP 24.8 HP
Turbocharged Engine No Yes Yes
Performance E32i T4 E32i T4 Long Arm E32i T4 Extendable Arm
Operating Weight 7183 lbs 7858 lbs 8089 lbs
Weight Class 3.3 t 3.6 t 3.7 t
Travel Speed - High 2.9 mph 2.9 mph 2.9 mph
Travel Speed - Low 1.6 mph 1.6 mph 1.6 mph
Arm Digging Force 4589 lbf 3986 lbf 4589 lbf
Bucket Digging Force 6968 lbf 6968 lbf 6968 lbf
Rated Lift Capacity 2537 lbs 2481 lbs 2370 lbs
Lift Radius 118 in 118 in 118 in
Boom Swing - Left 75 deg 75 deg 75 deg
Boom Swing - Right 55 deg 55 deg 55 deg
Maximum Dig Depth 10.2 ft 11.2 ft 12.9 ft
Max Dump Height 11 ft 11.5 ft 12.5 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 16.3 ft 17.4 ft 18.9 ft
Capacities E32i T4 E32i T4 Long Arm E32i T4 Extendable Arm
Fuel Tank 14 gal 14 gal 14 gal
Hydraulic System E32i T4 E32i T4 Long Arm E32i T4 Extendable Arm
Auxiliary Std Flow 16.9 GPM 16.9 GPM 16.9 GPM
Auxiliary Pressure 2987 psi 2987 psi 2987 psi
Dimension E32i T4 E32i T4 Long Arm E32i T4 Extendable Arm
Length 183.5 in 187.5 in 187.7 in
Overall Length in Travel Position 183.5 in 187.5 in 187.7 in
Width 59.8 in 60 in 59.8 in
Height 95.6 in 95.6 in 95.6 in
Height with Operator Cab 95.6 +/- in 95.6 in 95.6 in
Features E32i T4 E32i T4 Long Arm E32i T4 Extendable Arm
Air Conditioning
Cab Enclosure
Cab Heater
Heater Air Conditioning
Radio
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