Bobcat compact excavators (also known as mini excavators) are your smart choice for general excavation and site preparation projects. Bobcat excavators offer more exclusive features to help you be more productive and maximize your uptime.
Review the industry's largest excavator lineup and find your ideal combination of dig depth, arm configuration and tail swing style. Smart options – such as the only clamp-ready extendable arm, the unique Pro Clamp system or Hydraulic X-Change – solve your unique jobsite challenges. With more than a dozen approved compact excavator attachments, Bobcat can maximize your versatility and limit the need for multiple machines.
With a retracted track width of less than 29 inches, the ultra-compact Bobcat® 418 compact excavator (mini excavator) accesses jobsites where exhausting hand labor is your only other option. This Tier 4 model navigates through narrower openings and operates in tighter conditions. The Zero Tail Swing offers the greatest flexibility to slew and deposit spoil while offering the most protection against inadvertent contact with surrounding objects.
The Bobcat® E19 compact excavator (mini excavator) delivers impressive performance in confined spaces with the need for only minimal repositioning. The operator can hydraulically retract the undercarriage to a width of only 98 cm in order to travel through gates or between walls and houses, then expand it to 136 cm for a wider footprint and greater performance. The E19 has reduced tail swing for better versatility and manoeuvrability on compact jobsites. The optional fingertip-controlled boom offset and auxiliary offer the double benefit of improved controllability of the boom swing function and connected attachments, while also creating more floor space and comfort for the operator.
The Bobcat® E20 compact excavator (mini excavator) delivers impressive performance in tight areas with minimal repositioning. Hydraulically retract the undercarriage to only 39 inches to travel through gates or between homes, then expand to 54 inches for a wider footprint and greater performance. Equipped with a Tier 4 engine, the E20 has zero tail swing for versatility and maneuverability on the most compact of jobsites.
The Bobcat® E26 compact excavator (mini excavator) features minimal tail swing to reduce the risk of damage to your machine and surrounding objects. With its compact size and excellent flotation, the Tier 4-compliant E26 easily maneuvers established lawns, crowded jobsites and sensitive surfaces. The E26 is also available in a long arm model.
Part of the 3-4 ton size class, the Tier 4 Interim Bobcat® E32 compact excavator (mini excavator) delivers powerful performance with a conventional tail swing. The E32, which is narrower than the E35, is ideal if you frequently work around width restrictions such as doors or gates. Boost your digging performance with the long arm option or a clamp-ready extendable arm option.
A popular choice in the 3-ton size class, the Bobcat® E35 compact excavator (mini excavator) excels on space-constrained jobsites, such as next to buildings or other obstacles. The Zero Tail Swing (ZTS) provides unrestricted rotation, greater flexibility and reduced potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. The Tier 4 Interim E35 is available with an angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option.
The Bobcat® E42 compact excavator (mini excavator) minimizes ground disturbance and excels at bulk excavation tasks. The conventional tail swing offers improved dig depth and reach. It’s also easier to move your machine through tight spaces such as doors, gates, and onto trailers. The Tier 4 Interim E42 can be equipped with a long arm to increase your dig depth and reduce your repositioning. Other options include an angle blade and a clamp-ready extendable arm.
The Bobcat® E45 compact excavator (mini excavator) offers Zero Tail Swing (ZTS). Excavate close to surrounding objectives with unrestricted rotation, greater flexibility and reduced potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. The Tier 4 Interim E45 can be equipped with an angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option.
A standout in the 4-to-5-ton size class, the Bobcat® E50 compact excavator (mini excavator) works in confined areas without sacrificing digging performance. It features minimal tail swing action with less than an inch of tail overhang. The Tier 4 Interim E50 is available with a long arm option that maximizes dig depth, reach and dump height clearance. An angle blade option is also available.
The newest member of the Bobcat excavator family, E55W is equipped with the Bobcat D24 diesel engine, that offers a distinctive, smart solution to Tier 4 Interim without the use of a diesel particulate filter (DPF). In single tyre configuration, the E55W has an operating weight of 5920 kg and offers a maximum digging depth of 3.495 m. A long arm option increases the machine digging depth to 3.795 m. Standard equipment also includes air conditioning, an overload warning device, a second auxiliary line as well as safety valves in the boom, arm and dozer blade cylinders to eliminate the potential risk of an accident due to hose burst. The most advanced technology has been incorporated to allow simple and easy maintenance, with convenient check points to maximise work efficiency.
The Bobcat® E55 compact excavator (mini excavator) is a conventional tail swing model with exceptional performance, dig depth and dump height. The conventional tail swing makes it easier to move your machine through tight spaces such as doors, gates, and onto trailers. The Tier 4 Interim E55 is available with clamp-ready extendable-arm configuration that provides additional length when fully extended. Gain ultimate reach without having to upsize the machine. An angle blade option is also available.
With best-in-class over-the-side lifting performance, the Bobcat® E62 compact excavator attacks your most difficult jobs. Improved slew performance makes it an ideal machine for working on slopes. E63 is a conventional tail swing model. You'll remain comfortable all day long in the standard, fully adjustable super deluxe seat.
As the largest compact excavator in the Bobcat® lineup, the minimal tail swing E80 compact excavator has powerful hydraulics and fast cycle times to power through the most demanding jobs. Enjoy a roomy cab with a standard, fully-adjustable super deluxe seat. This model has 250-hour greasing intervals to improve your uptime.