E48
Compact Excavator

E48
Compact Excavator

Unleash your full potential with the E48 compact excavator. With an unbeatable operator experience, precise controllability and ample power, you’ll embrace new challenges, knowing you’re equipped to handle whatever comes your way.

  • High-performance hydraulics
  • Multiple arm configurations
  • Low-effort joysticks
  • Premium comfort features

Starting at $70,466 USD*

Pay as low as 0% for up to 48 months* plus receive a $3,500 USD*/$4,700 CAD* rebate or choose a cash rebate of $6,000 USD**/$7,800 CAD** in lieu of financing on a Bobcat E48 compact excavator.

E48 Overview

  • Take on more challenging tasks with the additional weight and performance built into the conventional tail-swing E48. This 4.5-ton excavator produces an impressive lift capacity in a compact machine.
  • An optional long arm and an extendable arm are available to increase your dig depth and cut down on having to reposition the excavator.
  • The E48 offers enhanced hydraulic performance and more precise control so you can push the limits and take on more complex work.

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E48 Key Specifications

Operating Weight
9,830 lb
Bucket Digging Force
9,601 lbf
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
207.1 in
Width
72.8 in
Tail Swing Type
Conventional 

E48 Key Specifications

Operating Weight
9,830 lb
Bucket Digging Force
9,601 lbf
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
207.1 in
Width
72.8 in
Tail Swing Type
Conventional 

Engine

Emissions Tier (EPA)
Tier 4 
Engine Fuel
Diesel 
Maximum Governed RPM
2,200 rpm
Turbocharged Engine
yes 
Optional Turbocharged Engine
N/A 

Performance

Operating Weight
9,830 lb
Weight Class
4.5 t
Travel Speed - High
3.3 mph
Travel Speed - Low
1.6 mph
Arm Digging Force
5,820 lbf
Bucket Digging Force
9,601 lbf
Rated Lift Capacity
4921 lb
Lift Radius
118 in
Boom Swing - Left
75° 
Boom Swing - Right
50° 
Maximum Dig Depth
124.5 in
Max Dump Height
150.6 in
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
207.1 in

Capacities

Fuel Tank
19 gal

Hydraulic System

Auxiliary Std Flow
20 gal/min
Auxiliary Pressure
3,045 psi

Dimension

Length
200.5 in
Overall Length in Travel Position
200.5 in
Width
72.8 in
Height
99.1 in
Height with Operator Cab
99.1 in

Features

Air Conditioning
Optional 
Cab Enclosure
Optional 
Radio
Optional 
Tail Swing Type
Conventional 
Engine Shutdown
Standard 
Auxiliary Hydraulics
Standard 
Quick Tach System
Standard 
Rubber Track
Standard 
Selectable Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow
Standard 
Angle Blade
Optional 

E48 Features & Benefits

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