Skid-Steer vs. Track vs. All-Wheel

Which loader is best for you? With the growing Bobcat® product choices, it can be challenging to find the right machine for your needs. Learn the features and benefits of each loader below.

Bobcat Skid-Steer Loaders

Best for all-around maneuverability, powerful performance and cost-effective work.

  • Perform a wide range of tasks
  • Many machine sizes, operating capacities and lift heights
  • More standard features including automatic shutdown protection, deluxe cab and front auxiliary hydraulics
  • More attachments and options than any other manufacturer
  • Three types of machine control options

Bobcat Compact Track Loaders

Best for extended work seasons, higher pushing force, increased flotation and minimal ground disturbance.

  • Low ground pressure
  • Smoother ride on rough ground
  • Increased digging and pushing power
  • Elevated sprocket design for minimal wear
  • Increased lift capacity to handle heavy loads
  • Unmatched rough terrain performance
  • Several undercarriage options

Bobcat All-Wheel Steer Loader

Best for steering options, high maneuverability and low impact to existing surfaces.

  • Dual steering modes (all-wheel steer and skid-steer)
  • Reduced tire wear
  • Reduced surface disturbance
  • High maneuverability in either steering mode
  • Unsurpassed operator comfort
  • Low-effort joystick control