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 only 71 cm, the Bobcat® E08 compact excavator (mini excavator) can access difficult and cramped jobsites where exhausting manual labour is your only other option. This model navigates through narrower openings and can operate in more confined areas than other excavators. The reduced tail swing gives you the flexibility to pivot and deposit soil while offering protection against accidental contact with surrounding objects.
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.
Bobcat E35z Compact Excavator The new Bobcat® E35z, a new generation model in the popular 3.5 tonne machine class offers the additional benefits of ZHS design. This excavator provides the best possible mix of compactness, a large operating range for the workgroup (especially with the optional long arm), great stability (two counterweight options available) and a large and comfortable operator area. This machine tops out the R-Series range and will be appreciated by customers with a need for a high specification ZHS model, whilst preferring the lower cost of ownership compared to higher tonnage machines.