E80 Compact Excavator
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Bobcat E80 Compact Excavator

A standard long-arm configuration allows maximum digging depth on the Bobcat® E80 minimal tail swing compact excavator (also known as a mini excavator).

Enjoy maximum comfort in the roomy cab, fully-adjustable Super Deluxe seat and heat and air conditioning. With 250-hour greasing intervals, you'll spend less time doing maintenance too.

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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.

    Selectable Control Pattern

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

    Long Arm With Add-On Counterweight

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

    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

  • Comfort

    Super Deluxe Seat

    Adjust the seat position and angle or position the joysticks exactly where you need them. 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.

    Rotary Speed Control Knob

    Provides precise throttle control and adjustments.

    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.

    Deluxe Cloth Seat

    Get the most comfort and support with a cloth seat.

  • Uptime

    In-Track Swing Frame

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

    Watch Boom Advantages Video

    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.

    Return to Idle

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

    Protected Tailgate

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

    Cab Door

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

    Watch Entry Comparison Video

    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

    Secondary Auxiliary Hydraulics

    Operate the rotating clamshell or grapple attachments.

    Travel Motion Alarm

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

    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.


  • E80
    Engine E80
    Emissions Tier (EPA)Interim Tier 4
    Engine FuelDiesel
    Maximum Governed RPM2150 RPM
    Horsepower57 HP
    Turbocharged EngineNo
    Performance E80
    Operating Weight18689 lbs
    Weight Class8.4 t
    Travel Speed - High2.9 mph
    Travel Speed - Low1.8 mph
    Arm Digging Force7659 lbf
    Bucket Digging Force12280 lbf
    Rated Lift Capacity9325 lbs
    Lift Radius118.1 in
    Boom Swing - Left70 deg
    Boom Swing - Right55 deg
    Maximum Dig Depth15.5 ft
    Max Dump Height16.7 ft
    Maximum Reach at Ground Level24.5 ft
    Capacities E80
    Fuel Tank29.1 gal
    Hydraulic System E80
    Auxiliary Std Flow31.7 GPM
    Auxiliary Pressure3046 psi
    Dimension E80
    Length242.8 in
    Overall Length in Travel Position242.8 in
    Width90.6 in
    Height103.9 in
    Height with Operator Cab103.9 in
    Features E80
    Air ConditioningCheck
    Cab EnclosureCheck
    Cab HeaterCheck
    Heater Air ConditioningCheck
    Tail Swing Type-
    Engine ShutdownX
    Auxiliary HydraulicsCheck
    Secondary Auxiliary HydraulicsO
    Quick Tach SystemO
    Rubber TrackCheck
    Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic FlowX
    Angle BladeX

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


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Compact Excavators: Attachment Readiness

Compact Excavators: Slew Challenge

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Compact Excavators: Backfill Challenge