Compact (Mini) Excavators

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Elevated Precision, Comfort and Jobsite Productivity

Bobcat® compact excavators are designed to push your performance and productivity to new levels. The Bobcat mini excavator lineup includes enhanced features for more precise control to work more efficiently and comfort features to make tough jobs easier. 

Each compact excavator we build is compatible with an array of specialized attachments and engineered to push your performance to new levels. Many of these models can be configured with industry-exclusive features – including the unique Pro Clamp™ system, Hydraulic X-Change™, extendable arm and depth check system.  

Bobcat compact excavators give you the ability to maximize productivity and uptime in the toughest and most confined working conditions. From initial model selection to your last day on the job, we make it easy to answer big challenges with a compact solution.

How to Choose a Compact Excavator Model

With 16 different models in the lineup of Bobcat compact excavators, there’s a machine to tackle just about any job or application you have in mind. The toughest part is deciding which model best fits your needs.

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Models

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E10 Bobcat E10 Compact Excavator Knockout Image on White Background
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E10

Operating Weight
2593 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
72 in

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E10e Studio image of a Bobcat E10e Electric compact excavator
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E10e

Maximum Dig Depth
76.9 in
Operating Weight
2648 lb

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E19e Studio image of a Bobcat E19e battery-electric compact excavator
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E19e

Maximum Dig Depth
101 in
Operating Weight
4212 lb

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E20 Bobcat E20 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
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E20

Operating Weight
4306 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
101 in

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E26 Bobcat E26 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
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E26

Operating Weight
6489 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
114.4 in

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E32 Bobcat E32-R2 Compact Excavator Knockout Image
R2-Series

E32

Operating Weight
7403 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
121.2 in

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E35 (25 hp) Bobcat E35 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E35 (25 hp)

Operating Weight
7659 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
121.2 in

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E35 (33 hp) E35 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E35 (33 hp)

Operating Weight
7893 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
133 in

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E38 Bobcat E38 Compact Excavator with Bucket Attachment Studio Image
R2-SERIES

E38

Operating Weight
7893 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
133 in

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E40 Bobcat E40 Compact Excavator Studio Image
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E40

Operating Weight
9180 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
130.4 in

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E48 Studio Image of a Bobcat E48 Compact Excavator
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E48

Operating Weight
9830 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
124.5 in

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E42 Bobcat E42 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
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E42

Operating Weight
9830 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
124.5 in

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E55 Studio Image of a Bobcat E55 Compact Excavator
R2-SERIES

E55

Operating Weight
11876 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
136.8 in

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E50 Bobcat E50 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
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E50

Operating Weight
11876 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
136.8 in

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E60 Bobcat E60 Compact Excavator Studio Shot
R2-Series

E60

Operating Weight
12315 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
157.2 in

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E88 (Long-Arm) Bobcat E88 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E88 (Long-Arm)

Operating Weight
19600 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
182.4 in

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Limited-Edition Compact Excavator

Set yourself apart with the fully loaded limited-edition Bobcat Platinum E48 compact excavator. With a full array of exclusive features that improve your jobsite productivity – and your bottom line – you can set yourself apart and build on your accomplishments.

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Top Features & Benefits

Low-Effort Joysticks

Low-effort joysticks in R2-Series excavators respond easily to operator input, helping operators work longer with less fatigue.

Dual Flange Roller System

Dual flange track rollers extend the undercarriage structure closer to the track’s edge so you can dig with greater confidence over the side of the machine.

Operator Using Bobcat E60 Mini Excavator With Clamp Attachment To Move Debris On Demolition Site

Multiple Arm Configurations

Multiple arm configurations are available on select models, including standard, long and extendable. Depending on the reach, depth, power, and lifting performance you need, there’s an arm to meet your job requirements.

Premium Cab

Premium comfort gives you the endurance to power through long days and tough jobs. When you step inside the Bobcat compact (mini) excavator cab, you’ll experience plenty of headroom and legroom, clear visibility, a larger suspension seat and more.

Touch Display

The most advanced in-cab display for compact equipment – optional on R2-Series excavators – provides detailed machine information and unprecedented device connectivity. View machine performance information on the wide touchscreen.

R2-Series E50 Compact Excavator Using Depth Check System To Trench

Depth Check System

The Bobcat® depth check system delivers accurate dig depth measurement for precise digging performance, eliminating over-digging and the costs associated with backfilling and compacting fill material. R2-Series models are depth check ready.

Operator Digging With R2-Series Compact Excavator Using Pro Clamp System

Pro Clamp System

The Pro Clamp™ system consists of a base component, standard pin-on work tool and optional grading tool. Grab large, small or irregular objects with greater confidence. Create a smooth trench bottom and clean up spoil piles quickly.

Integrated Lift Eye

The lift eye is standard on R2-Series excavators to provide a convenient method for handling objects or moving items in and out of the trench.

Optional Rear Camera

The optional rear camera for R2-Series excavators provides an additional viewpoint for working in certain applications. When needed, you can get a continuous rear view from the operator seat.

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Section 179 Tax Deduction for Compact Equipment T76 compact track loader on a white background

Section 179 Tax Deduction for Compact Equipment

Leverage IRS Section 179 for small business tax benefits to deduct the full purchase (or lease) on qualifying compact equipment during the tax year. Learn more.
How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size Bobcat E35 compact excavator studio image

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size

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Timesaving Forestry Attachments for Your Next Project Compact Track Loader Cuts Down Trees With Forestry Cutter Attachment

Timesaving Forestry Attachments for Your Next Project

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Product Q&A: Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communications Bobcat Excavator and Bobcat Compact Track Loader Working Together On A Jobsite

Product Q&A: Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communications

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5 Ways Bobcat Equipment Can Increase Your Productivity Operator Digs A Hole With A Bobcat E35 Mini Excavator And The Depth Check System

5 Ways Bobcat Equipment Can Increase Your Productivity

Having trouble finding skilled labor? Here are five ways to elevate your productivity without adding to the payroll.
R2-Series: The Mini Excavator That Will Revolutionize Your Work Operator Digs With Bucket Attachment On Bobcat R2 Series Mini Excavator

R2-Series: The Mini Excavator That Will Revolutionize Your Work

Our R2-Series compact excavators go beyond the plain vanilla features you find on other machines, and come packed with super-responsive hydraulics, amazing lift capacity, eye-popping arm- and bucket-strength and a spacious interior.
Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator Illustrated Bobcat E35 Mini Excavator vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator Dig Depth

Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator

See the Bobcat E35 and Cat 303.5E2-CR mini excavators face off and find the best machine for your construction work.
Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator Bobcat E50 Vs. John Deere 50G Cab Visibility

Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator

We took a side-by-side look at two top models: the Bobcat E50 and the John Deere 50G. See which one came out ahead.
The Future Is Bright: Electric Compact Equipment Blue Illustration Of A Compact Excavator

The Future Is Bright: Electric Compact Equipment

New electric prototype machines and concept machines are the next way Bobcat is changing the industry. With these new solutions – featuring a battery electric powertrain along with traditional hydraulics.
Bobcat E42 vs. Kubota KX040-4 Mini Excavator Bobcat E42 Mini Excavator Tail Swing Compared to Kubota KX040-4

Bobcat E42 vs. Kubota KX040-4 Mini Excavator

Let’s take a look at two popular mid-size compact excavator models – the Bobcat E42 vs. the Kubota KX040-4.

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Three Generations of Bobcat Engineers: The Asche Family Drew Asche operating Bobcat compact track loader.

Three Generations of Bobcat Engineers: The Asche Family

Discover the legacy at Bobcat with three generations of the Asche family men bringing innovation, advancements and dedication as engineers over the last 50 years.
Musician Randy Brown’s Ranch Management with Bobcat Equipment Randy Brown at His Ranch With a Bobcat Small Articulated Loader

Musician Randy Brown’s Ranch Management with Bobcat Equipment

Tune into how Western Colorado musician Randy Brown uses Bobcat equipment to navigate the balance between hard work and enjoyment, both on and off his ranches.
Serbian Basketball Scholar Builds American Dream with Bobcat Equipment Bobcat E35 Compact Excavator Studio Image on White Background

Serbian Basketball Scholar Builds American Dream with Bobcat Equipment

Stefan Mutavdzic, a Serbian basketball scholar, has relied on Bobcat equipment to build his American Dream successful career as the owner of a construction company.
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Discover how the sibling owned and operated Sagona Landscape Contracting relies on Bobcat Equipment in New York City for transforming landscaping in tight spaces.
Jessie Hamilton Breaks Stereotypes with Bobcat Equipment Jessie Hamilton Speaks With a Co-Worker From the Cab of a Bobcat E60 Compact Excavator

Jessie Hamilton Breaks Stereotypes with Bobcat Equipment

Jessie Hamilton, a heavy equipment operator for Schutte Excavating operates Bobcat equipment with unmatched expertise and finesse. She would have never taken hold of the controls if she’d accepted the status quo.
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Restoring Family Roots: Robert Lazenby Reclaims a Legacy

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Triple T Excavating Soars on Solar with Bobcat Fleet Brandon Trimborn with his family on site at Triple T Excavating

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Tree Business Branches Out with Help from Bobcat Equipment A Bobcat loader and excavator work to removed downed trees.

Tree Business Branches Out with Help from Bobcat Equipment

Discover how Chad Benton the owner of East TN Tree Service Inc., literally started his business by hand, no machines and now has a fleet of Bobcat equipment.
40+ Years of Success with Family Values & Bobcat Equipment A Lewis Straus Construction crew member operates a Bobcat mini track loader at an indoor jobsite.

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Bobcat Equipment Helps SDF Build Training Grounds Delta, a canine trainee with the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, jumping over a pile of rubble.

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Discover how Bobcat equipment helps National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF) build training grounds for elite canine first responders after disasters.

 

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust (including diesel engine exhaust when equipped), lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, soots, phthalates, and carbon monoxide which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Certain specification(s) are based on engineering calculations and are not actual measurements. Specification(s) are provided for comparison purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Specification(s) for your individual equipment will vary based on normal variations in design, manufacturing, operating conditions, and other factors.