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Bobcat Advantage For Compact Excavators

It has never been this easy to compare compact excavator (mini excavator) brands side by side.

The Bobcat Advantage website for compact excavators features short video segments with various comparisons and tests. You can quickly evaluate performance, features, attachments and overall quality. Watch Bobcat® compact excavators face off against other brands including Caterpillar, John Deere, Komatsu and Kubota.

Visit the site fully experience the Bobcat Advantage, or watch individual videos below.

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Bobcat Advantage Videos

Performance Videos

  • Digging Challenge: Watch compact excavators face off in a two-minute trench digging test.
  • Lifting Challenge: Learn which brand has the best capacity to power through the dig and out of the trench.
  • Slew Challenge: See which machine has the most power to quickly move material.
  • Travel Challenge: Discover which brand is the fastest at maneuvering a typical jobsite.
  • Backfill Challenge: Evaluate maneuverability, pushing power and tractive effort as the machine changes directions.
  • Hydraulic Horsepower Challenge: Learn how hydraulic flow and pressure contribute to true usable hydraulic horsepower.
  • Extendable Arm: Watch how the extendable arm option on Bobcat® compact excavators lets you dig deeper and reach farther.

Uptime Protection Videos

  • Entry Comparison: Determine which cab entry has the largest opening and fewest obstructions.
  • Boom Advantages: See how boom designs make a difference as you dig against a wall or object.
  • Multifunctioning Advantages: Find out which brands make it easy to control machine functions and multi-task.
  • Keyless Start: Evaluate the keyless start advantages including no forgotten keys and reduced risk of unauthorized use.
  • Made in the USA: Compare where different compact excavator brands are manufactured
  • Hose Routing Comparison: Determine which compact excavator has the best hose routing and protection.
  • Serviceability Comparison: Discover which compact excavators make it easy to perform routine maintenance.
  • Hydraulic System Comparison: See whose hydraulic system is designed to deliver more efficiency, better performance and easier servicing.
  • Electronic Comparison: Find out which brand builds their excavators with better quality electronic components.

Quality Design Videos