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Conquer Your Toughest Excavation Challenges

Meet the solution to your biggest challenges. With a range of compact (mini) excavator and large excavator sizes to choose from, it’s easy to find an excavator that meets the demands of your jobsite.

Proven performance, added comfort options and enhanced design to maximize uptime, make Bobcat® excavators a must-have. Review the range of sizes, tail swing types and capabilities available in our lineup and choose the excavator that’s best suited to tackle your job.  

With models ranging from 1-2 ton to 16-18 ton size classes, there’s a machine to match every working condition, jobsite requirement and project task. Whether you call it a trackhoe, digger or a digging machine, Bobcat excavators help you get more done.

Compact Excavators Bobcat Compact Excavator

Compact Excavators

When you need big time power in a small package. 

  • Enhanced maneuverability 
  • Industry-leading attachment versatility 
  • Improved comfort and precise performance
Large Excavators Bobcat Large Excavator

Large Excavators

The power and capacity you need for heavy-duty digging and lifting. 

  • Powerful arm and bucket forces 
  • More slew torque 
  • Leading lifting capacity

Applications

Bobcat E145 Large Excavator Digging Into Rubble On Construction Site

Construction

With Bobcat excavators on the construction site, you have the power, maneuverability and versatility to adapt to numerous jobs. Compact excavators provide a finely tuned input response for precision movements and productive power for digging footings or excavating basements. Large excavators offer a bigger solution, yet are sized to move from jobsite to jobsite. They deliver powerful hydraulic arm and bucket forces ideal for both commercial and residential construction, as well as challenging roadway and bridge projects.

Landscaper Using Bobcat E32 Mini Excavator With Auger Attachment In Backyard Project

Landscaping

Compact excavators offer more ways to expand your business by digging ponds, shaping berms, trenching for water lines and more. The compact size offers enhanced maneuverability in tight campuses or residential yards. The clamp-compatible extendable arm option offers powerful lifting with the convenience of picking and placing objects with the clamp. Plus, easy routine maintenance makes it simple to achieve maximum uptime at peak performance, so the machine is ready to work when you are.

Utility Workers Using Bobcat R2-Series Mini Excavators With Grapple Attachments To Lay Pipe

Utilities

For residential and commercial utility projects, compact excavators offer more ways to complete the job, including breaking concrete, excavating, grading, trenching, picking and placing or compacting. Multiple tail swing options provide plenty of maneuverability to do trenching and digging in tight-fitting jobsites. The angle blade enables quick backfilling when digging utility trenches. For heavy-duty utility projects, large excavators deliver performance for bigger jobs.

Most Popular Attachments

Studio image of a Bobcat R2-Series E50 Compact Excavator

Compact Excavator Attachments

  • Digging

  • Breaking

  • Brush Clearing

  • Grading

  • Trenching

Studio image of a Bobcat E145 Compact Excavator

Large Excavator Attachments

  • Digging

  • Grading

  • Trenching

Articles & Buying Resources

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How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size Bobcat E35 compact excavator studio image

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size

With all the different sizes, options and configurations, how do you find the machine that’s right for you? Consider these factors to get started.
How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Arm Bobcat E35 compact excavator

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Arm

Learn how to choose the right compact (mini) excavator arm from the multiple configurations by Bobcat of standard arm, long arm and extendable arm for your needs.
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

Make the most of your working hours and better understand the health of your machine with this telematics solution: Bobcat Machine IQ.
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.
5 Benefits of a Large Excavator Rental Operator Moves Dirt With Bobcat Large Excavator

5 Benefits of a Large Excavator Rental

Find out if a large excavator is the best option for your next project with these three important considerations.
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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