418 Compact Excavator – Bobcat™

With a retracted track width of less than 29 inches wide, the ultra-compact 418 can access jobsites where exhausting hand labor is your only other option. Only Bobcat gives you the features to be more comfortable, go through narrower openings and to operate in tighter conditions with confidence. The 418 Excavator is ideal in the construction, rental and utility markets. The 418 will be used by homeowners and contractors working in excavation, plumbing, landscaping, grading, demolition, electrical and cable applications.



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Fold-down Tip over Protective Structure (TOPS): allows this compact machine to pass underneath branches, low openings and through doorways.

Retractable undercarriage: retract for access through gates and doorways.

Selectable control pattern: easily change between “excavator” and “backhoe” control pattern.

Two-speed travel: increased mobility around the jobsite.

Hydraulic joystick control: for smooth, fluid operation and increased efficiency.

Tight Accessibilities: with a width of less than 29 inches wide, the 418 is able to access jobsites where hand labor was the only other option.


Emissions Tier (EPA) Tier 4
Engine Fuel Diesel
Maximum Governed RPM 2370 RPM
Horsepower 10.2 HP
Turbocharged Engine No


Operating Weight 2593 lbs
Weight Class 1 t
Travel Speed – High 1.7 mph
Travel Speed – Low 1.3 mph
Arm Digging Force 1248 lbf
Bucket Digging Force 1865 lbf
Rated Lift Capacity 527 lbs
Lift Radius 118 in
Boom Swing – Left 67 deg
Boom Swing – Right 64 deg
Maximum Dig Depth 6 ft
Max Dump Height 6 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 10.1 ft


Fuel Tank 4.2 gal


Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Std Flow 5.28 GPM
Auxiliary Pressure 2756 psi


Length 110 in
Overall Length in Travel Position 110
Width 28 in
Height 87 in
Height with Operator Cab 87 in

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