418 Compact Excavator
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Bobcat 418 Compact Excavator

Get into the smallest spaces with the Bobcat® 418 compact excavator (also known as a mini excavator).

With a retracted track width of less than 28 in. and zero tail swing, you can travel through tight openings and work in places where hand labor is the only other option.

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  • Performance

    Fold-Down Tip Over Protective Structure (TOPS)

    Pass underneath branches, low openings and through doorways to get to your work area.

    Retractable Undercarriage

    Retract for access through gates and doorways.

    Selectable Control Pattern

    Easily change between “excavator” and “backhoe” control patterns.

    Two-Speed Travel

    Choose between two travel speeds for the most mobility around the jobsite.

  • Comfort

    Adjustable Joystick Consoles

    Position the joysticks outward for comfort or inward for access through narrow openings.

    Hydraulic Joystick Control

    Maintain smooth operation and increased work efficiency.

  • Uptime

    Hose Routing

    For the most protection against damage, hoses are routed through the inside of the workgroup.

    Top-Mounted Boom Cylinder

    Protects from impact in the trench and from other jobsite hazards.

  • Serviceability

    Easy Maintenance

    Easily perform many maintenance tasks on your machine including changing the engine oil, replacing the battery, checking fuses, replacing the air and fuel filters and filling coolants.


  • 418
    Engine 418
    Emissions Tier (EPA)Tier 4
    Engine FuelDiesel
    Maximum Governed RPM2000 RPM
    Horsepower10.2 HP
    Turbocharged EngineNo
    Performance 418
    Operating Weight2593 lbs
    Weight ClassN/A
    Travel Speed - High2.1 mph
    Travel Speed - Low1.3 mph
    Arm Digging Force1248 lbf
    Bucket Digging Force1865 lbf
    Rated Lift Capacity527 lbs
    Lift Radius121.8 in
    Boom Swing - Left70 deg
    Boom Swing - Right70 deg
    Maximum Dig Depth6 ft
    Max Dump Height6 ft
    Maximum Reach at Ground Level10.2 ft
    Capacities 418
    Fuel Tank4.2 gal
    Hydraulic System 418
    Auxiliary Std Flow5.3 GPM
    Auxiliary Pressure2756 psi
    Dimension 418
    Length109.96 in
    Overall Length in Travel Position109.96 in
    Width27.8 in
    Height86.97 in
    Height with Operator Cab86.97 in
    Features 418
    Air ConditioningX
    Cab EnclosureX
    Cab HeaterX
    Heater Air ConditioningX
    Engine ShutdownX
    Auxiliary HydraulicsCheck
    Secondary Auxiliary HydraulicsX
    Quick Tach SystemX
    Rubber TrackCheck
    Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic FlowN/A
    Angle BladeX

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

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