E38
Compact Excavator

E38
Compact Excavator

The high-performing Bobcat® E38 compact (mini) excavator features a 33 hp engine and productivity features to meet the requirements of your jobsite. 

  • Zero Tail Swing  
  • Angle blade option 
  • Long arm option  
  • Clamp-ready extendable arm option 

Pay as low as 0% for up to 48 months* or choose a $5,000 USD*/$6,500 CAD* rebate on a Bobcat E38 compact excavator.

E38 Overview

  • The Bobcat E38 compact (mini) excavator, with its 33 hp engine brings strong performance, enhanced productivity and more usable power to the 3.8-ton size class. 
  • Zero tail swing provides unrestricted rotation, improved flexibility and minimized potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. 
  • Choose from a range of options, including angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option. 

E38 Specs & Compare

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E38 Key Specifications
Operating Weight
7,893 lb
Bucket Digging Force
7,284 lbf
Maximum Reach at Ground Level
204 in
Width
69.7 in
Tail Swing Type
Zero 

E38 Features & Benefits

E38 Attachments

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Auger Drive Unit - 12PH Bobcat auger attachment

Auger Drive Unit - 12PH

Augers are ideal for digging holes for posts, piers poles or trees.
Auger Drive Unit - 14PH Bobcat auger attachment

Auger Drive Unit - 14PH

Augers are ideal for digging holes for posts, piers poles or trees.
Auger Drive Unit - 20PH Bobcat auger attachment

Auger Drive Unit - 20PH

Augers are ideal for digging holes for posts, piers poles or trees.
Auger Drive Unit - 25PH Bobcat auger attachment

Auger Drive Unit - 25PH

Augers are ideal for digging holes for posts, piers poles or trees.
Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 3, 36"  Bobcat grading X-Change bucket.

Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 3, 36"

Grading buckets feature a smooth lip for finish grading, cleaning ditches, backfilling and leveling.
Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 3, 48"  Bobcat grading X-Change bucket.

Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 3, 48"

Grading buckets feature a smooth lip for finish grading, cleaning ditches, backfilling and leveling.
Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 12" Trenching X-Change Bucket

Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 12"

Trenching buckets dig narrow, deep trenches while maintaining excellent breakout force and fast cycle times.
Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 16" Trenching X-Change Bucket

Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 16"

Trenching buckets dig narrow, deep trenches while maintaining excellent breakout force and fast cycle times.
Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 18" Trenching X-Change Bucket

Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 18"

Trenching buckets dig narrow, deep trenches while maintaining excellent breakout force and fast cycle times.
Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 20" Trenching X-Change Bucket

Bucket - Smooth, X-Change, Class 3, 20"

Trenching buckets dig narrow, deep trenches while maintaining excellent breakout force and fast cycle times.
E10 Bobcat E10 Compact Excavator Knockout Image on White Background
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E10

Operating Weight
2593 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
72 in

E10e Studio image of a Bobcat E10e Electric compact excavator
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ELECTRIC

E10e

Maximum Dig Depth
76.9 in
Operating Weight
2648 lb

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

E19e

Maximum Dig Depth
101 in
Operating Weight
4212 lb

E20 Bobcat E20 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
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E20

Operating Weight
4306 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
101 in

E26 Bobcat E26 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R-SERIES

E26

Operating Weight
6489 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
114.4 in

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

E32

Operating Weight
7403 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
121.2 in

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

E32e Studio image of a Bobcat E32e battery electric compact excavator.
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ELECTRIC

E32e

Maximum Dig Depth
130.2 in
Operating Weight
7862 lb

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

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

E38

Operating Weight
7893 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
133 in

E32 (Long-Arm) Bobcat E32-R2 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E32 (Long-Arm)

Operating Weight
8269 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
133 in

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

E35 (25 hp, Long-Arm)

Operating Weight
8362 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
133 in

E32 (Extendable Arm) Bobcat E32-R2 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E32 (Extendable Arm)

Operating Weight
8497 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
153.2 in

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

E35 (25 hp, Extendable Arm)

Operating Weight
8590 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
153.2 in

E35 (33 hp, Long-Arm) Bobcat E35 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E35 (33 hp, Long-Arm)

Operating Weight
8596 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
133.2 in

E35 (33 hp, Extendable Arm) Bobcat E35 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E35 (33 hp, Extendable Arm)

Operating Weight
8824 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
153.6 in

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

Operating Weight
9830 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
124.5 in

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

E42 (Long-Arm) Bobcat E42 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E42 (Long-Arm)

Operating Weight
10425 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
136.8 in