E48
Compact Excavator

E48
Compact Excavator

Take on more complex tasks with the precise performance, comfort and versatility of the E48 compact excavator.   

  • Redesigned Bobcat engine  
  • Multiple arm configurations  
  • Low-effort joysticks  
  • Conventional tail swing 

Pay as low as 0% for up to 48 months* plus receive a $3,000 USD*/$3,900 CAD* rebate or choose a cash rebate of $5,500 USD*/$7,200 CAD* in lieu of financing on a Bobcat E48 compact excavator.

E48 Overview

  • The E48 compact (mini) excavator offers enhanced hydraulic performance, improved efficiency and more precise control so you can push the limits and take on more complex work. 
  • The redesigned Bobcat® engine improves performance, simplifies maintenance and maximizes uptime. 
  • Multiple configurations — the optional long arm or extendable arm — increase your dig depth and reduce the frequency of repositioning the machine. 
  • Standard features include low-effort joysticks that respond easily to operator input, an improved cooling system to control engine compartment temperature and a larger slew bearing with improved durability. 
  • An optimized hydraulic control valve gives operators improved metering, finite movement and controllability for level grading. 

E48 Specs & Compare

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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 Features & Benefits

E48 Attachments

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Auger - 35PH Bobcat auger attachment

Auger - 35PH

Augers are ideal for digging holes for posts, piers poles or trees.
Auger - 50PH Bobcat auger attachment

Auger - 50PH

Augers are ideal for digging holes for posts, piers poles or trees.
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 4, 36" Trenching X-Change Bucket

Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 4, 36"

Grading buckets feature a smooth lip for finish grading, cleaning ditches, backfilling and leveling.
Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 4, 48" Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 4, 48"

Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 4, 48"

Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 4, 60" Trenching X-Change Bucket

Bucket - Grading, X-Change, Class 4, 60"

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.
E10 Bobcat E10 Compact Excavator Knockout Image on White Background
R-SERIES

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
R-SERIES

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.
New
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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R2-SERIES

E40

Operating Weight
9180 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
130.4 in

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R2-SERIES

E48

Operating Weight
9830 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
124.5 in

E42 Bobcat E42 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

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

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

E42 (Extendable Arm)

Operating Weight
10666 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
148.8 in

E50 (Extendable Arm) Bobcat E50 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E50 (Extendable Arm)

Operating Weight
11876 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
136.8 in

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R2-SERIES

E55

Operating Weight
11876 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
136.8 in

E50 Bobcat E50 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E50

Operating Weight
11876 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
136.8 in

E50 (Long-Arm) Bobcat E50 Compact Excavator Knockout Image On White Background
R2-Series

E50 (Long-Arm)

Operating Weight
11894 lb
Maximum Dig Depth
152.4 in