E60 Compact Excavator
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Bobcat E60 Compact Excavator

Minimal tail swing and powerful digging capabilities let you accomplish more on the jobsite with the Bobcat® E60 compact excavator (also known as a mini excavator). The E60 leads the industry in dig depth and reach.

Enjoy a roomy cab, fully-adjustable Super Deluxe seat and heat and air conditioning. With 250-hour greasing intervals, you'll also spend less time performing maintenance work.

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  • Performance

    Auto Idle

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

    Advanced Hydraulics

    Senses loads, delivers smooth control and provides exceptional metering and control.

    Watch Digging Challenge Video

    Watch Lifting Challenge Video

    Watch Slew Challenge Video

    Watch Backfill Challenge Video

    Watch Horsepower Challenge Video

    Clamp Ready

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

    Engineered Work Group

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

    Easy Hydraulic Clamp Installation

    Simplify installation of a hydraulic clamp through an auxiliary port relief on the closed center valve. Clamp mounts integrated into the dipper arm.

    Watch Attachment Readiness Video

    Piston Pump Hydraulic System

    Senses loads, delivers smooth control and provides exceptional metering.

    Quick Couplers

    Standard equipped with auxiliary hydraulic quick couplers to power hydraulic attachments. On some brands, quick couplers aren’t even standard equipment.

    Watch Attachment Readiness Video

    Selectable Control Pattern

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

    Secondary Auxiliary Hydraulics

    Operate the rotating clamshell or grapple attachments.

    X-Change™ System

    Allows you to change attachments quickly with the exclusive Bobcat system.

    Watch X-Change™ Advantages Video

    Long Arm With Add-On Counterweight

    Reach further and do more work before you have to reposition the machine.

  • Comfort

    Deluxe Cloth Seat

    Get the most comfort and support with a cloth seat.

    Super Deluxe Seat

    Adjust the seat position and angle or position the joysticks exactly where you need there. Enjoy the suspension, lumbar support and limitless configuration for ultimate comfort all day long.

    Comfort Cab

    Heat and air conditioning combines for a roomy cab, fully-adjustable seat and joystick controls, and excellent climate control for top operator comfort. Change cab airflow with the push of a button.

    Heat and A/C

    Work in comfort with air movement, temperature control and greater flexibility in directing air.


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

    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.

    Adjustable Arm Rests

    Adjust for maximum comfort.

    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.

    12 Volt Power Supply

    Power your phone, MP3 player or other accessories.

    Radio Ready

    Cab enclosed excavators feature speakers, antenna and a convenient plug in. All you have to do is add the radio. The radio features an auxiliary audio input jack that is ready for a MP3 player or other device.

    Rotary Speed Control Knob

    Provides precise throttle control and adjustments.

  • Uptime

    In-Track Swing Frame

    Keeps all components within the tracks, allowing you to work in smaller spaces.

    Watch Boom Advantages Video

    Return to Idle

    Monitors the compact excavator and returns the machine to idle if any vital functions are out of range.

    Cab Door

    Remains within the width of the machine when latched open. In addition, Bobcat offers the largest cab opening on the market.

    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

    Hold loads still and steady for accurate placement during work on slopes and simplifies transport through easier loading and positioning.

    Protected Tailgate

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

    Clamp Ready

    Hydraulic clamp mount standard.

    Automatic Glow Plugs

    Get easier engine starts in cold temperatures.

    Pattern Selector Valve

    Pattern selector allows you to change from “excavator” to a “backhoe” control pattern.

    Hose Routing

    Protects hoses with more steel tubing, well-designed mounts and minimal fittings.

    Watch Hose Routing Comparison Video

  • Serviceability

    Rear and/or Side Access Hood

    Easily access all major service areas.

    Watch Serviceability Comparison Video

    Centralized Grease Bank

    Grease the slew bearing, slew pinion and swing cylinder from a centralized access point.

    Track Tensioning

    Simple grease fitting provides easy track tensioning.

  • Options


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

    Steel Tracks

    Equip your machine to withstand the toughest ground conditions.

    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.

    Travel Motion Alarm

    Alert other workers on the jobsite when your excavator is traveling.


  • E60
    Engine E60
    Emissions Tier (EPA)Interim Tier 4
    Engine FuelDiesel
    Maximum Governed RPM2200 RPM
    Horsepower52.3 HP
    Turbocharged EngineNo
    Performance E60
    Operating Weight13556 lbs
    Weight Class6 t
    Travel Speed - High2.4 mph
    Travel Speed - Low1.3 mph
    Arm Digging Force5152 lbf
    Bucket Digging Force9117 lbf
    Rated Lift Capacity5908 lbs
    Lift Radius118.1 in
    Boom Swing - Left70 deg
    Boom Swing - Right50 deg
    Maximum Dig Depth13.6 ft
    Max Dump Height13.5 ft
    Maximum Reach at Ground Level21.3 ft
    Capacities E60
    Fuel Tank20.6 gal
    Hydraulic System E60
    Auxiliary Std Flow26 GPM
    Auxiliary Pressure3278 psi
    Dimension E60
    Length220.5 in
    Overall Length in Travel Position220.5 in
    Width78 in
    Height100.4 in
    Height with Operator Cab100.4 in
    Features E60
    Air ConditioningCheck
    Cab EnclosureCheck
    Cab HeaterCheck
    Heater Air ConditioningCheck
    Tail Swing Type-
    Engine ShutdownX
    Auxiliary HydraulicsCheck
    Secondary Auxiliary HydraulicsCheck
    Quick Tach SystemCheck
    Rubber TrackCheck
    Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic FlowX
    Angle BladeX

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


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Compact Excavators: Hydraulic X-Change Advantages

Compact Excavators: Lifting Challenge

Compact Excavators: Digging Challenge

Compact Excavators: Slew Challenge