Large Excavator Features

Big challenges call for big solutions

Your biggest challenges have met their match with the 115-hp E145 and 131-hp E165 large excavators from Bobcat. These turbo-charged machines offer everything you’ve come to expect from a Bobcat® excavator – only more of it. Class-leading hydraulics for reliable power and increased slew torque for slewing and backfilling help boost productivity and reduce cycle times. Plus, four selectable power modes provide adaptable performance from the comfort of your cab, whether your priority is efficient fuel consumption or all-out power for tough digging and heavy lifting. Bobcat large excavators give you the size, strength and confidence to get bigger jobs done.

0% Financing and Cash Rebates on Large Excavators

Save thousands on a new Bobcat large excavator. Receive 0% financing for up to 48 months*, PLUS get up to $12,000* in additional select-model rebates when you purchase the E165. Or, in lieu of financing, receive select-model E165 rebates of up to $17,000.

The offer starts 06/01/2021 and ends 09/30/2021

Introducing The Large Excavators

The challenges never get smaller. That’s why sometimes you need to go big. Watch how Bobcat large excavators cut the most challenging jobs down to size.

Large Excavators

The size and power you need to tackle your biggest jobs

Bobcat large excavators deliver the performance you need for difficult jobs. They also offer the maneuverability and transportability needed for a wide range of jobsites. Innovative features provide the quality and versatility you expect from the Bobcat brand, plus leading cycle times, powerful lifting capabilities and impressive reach.

Powerful Arm and Bucket Forces

Class-leading hydraulics on Bobcat large excavators create the powerful arm and bucket forces you need to dig into the most challenging conditions. You can count on steady, dependable power with every digging cycle.

More Slew Torque

More slew torque equals more power, whether you’re backfilling or slewing uphill. The large excavator’s powerful pumps and advanced hydraulics provide the dependable performance you demand for better productivity on the jobsite.

Leading Lifting Capacity

Featuring an unbeatable combination of size and hydraulic power, Bobcat large excavators provide you the power to lift more with greater confidence, and pick and place items with ease.

Four Power Modes

Choose from four power modes to optimize your performance for the task at hand. Whether you need fuel efficiency or all-out power for digging or lifting, you set the performance required, all from the comfort of the excavator cab.

Selectable Work Modes

Bobcat large excavators offer selectable work modes that let you match the machine’s performance to the work you’re doing.  Tailor the large excavator’s power for digging or lifting, or match hydraulic flow to different types of excavator attachments.

Premium Cab

Operator comfort is key to productive work days and a job well done. Bobcat large excavators deliver a long list of comfort features with the operator in mind, including a large cabin with plenty of floor space, adjustable seats and quiet operation.

One-Touch Power Boost

When working in the most challenging digging conditions, simply activate the convenient power boost button available on Bobcat large excavators to temporarily increase hydraulic power.

Auto Idle

The standard auto idle feature can save fuel and reduce noise. When the excavator stops for several seconds, the engine will idle automatically. Move the joystick or start moving and it returns to the set throttle position.

X-Frame Undercarriage

The X-frame undercarriage on Bobcat large excavators allows for greater ground clearance and maneuverability on softer ground. The sloped surface design also reduces the time spent cleaning the undercarriage.

See The Large Excavator in Action

New Bobcat® large excavators are perfect for professionals who need to move up to bigger, more difficult projects or for companies that simply want a bigger machine from the brand that’s synonymous with tough and productive equipment. The biggest Bobcat excavators to date deliver the reliable performance, comfort and versatility that customers expect from One Tough Animal®, but they’re packaged in a machine size that can tackle bigger jobs with greater ease. Watch what the large excavators can do on the job.

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Large Excavator Attachments

Bobcat large excavator attachments for the E145 and E165 give you the ability to get more done, no matter how tough the job. Get the tools you need to tackle your next project.

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