E80 – Bobcat™

The Bobcat E80 compact excavator is a minimal tail swing model with powerful digging capabilities. The E80 features a standard long-arm configuration for excellent digging depth. The large, roomy cab has a fully-adjustable Super Deluxe seat and the automotive-style climate control system keeps you comfortable. With the E80's 250-hour greasing intervals, you save time and remain productive longer.


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Minimal Tail Swing: Provides compromise to offer tight tail swing machine with impressivelifting capacities.

Hydraulic System: Provides smooth, refined operation for tough jobs. Watch the Bobcat hydraulic system outperform other brands in the Bobcat Advantage Digging Challenge, Lifting Challenge, Slew Challenge, Backfill Challenge and Hydraulic Horsepower Challenge videos.

Auto Idle: Idles the engine when machine functions are not used for four seconds or more; throttle returns to previous position when joystick is moved or travel function is engaged.

Piston Pump: Senses loads, delivers smooth control and provides exceptional metering.

Easy Hydraulic Clamp Installation: Simplify installation of a hydraulic clamp through an auxiliary port relief on the closed center valve. Clamp mounts integrated into the dipper arm. Some brands don’t even feature a standard clamp mount. Compare them in the Bobcat Advantage Attachment Readiness video.

Quick Couplers: Standard equipped with auxiliary hydraulic quick couplers to power hydraulic attachments. On some brands, quick couplers aren’t even standard equipment. Learn more in the Bobcat Advantage Attachment Readiness video.

Selectable Control Pattern: Easily change between “excavator” and “backhoe” control pattern.


Emissions Tier (EPA)Interim Tier 4
Engine FuelDiesel
Maximum Governed RPM2150 RPM
Horsepower57 HP
Turbocharged EngineNo


Operating Weight18689 lbs
Weight Class8.4 t
Travel Speed – High2.9 mph
Travel Speed – Low1.8 mph
Arm Digging Force7659 lbf
Bucket Digging Force12280 lbf
Rated Lift Capacity9325 lbs
Lift Radius118.1 in
Boom Swing – Left70 deg
Boom Swing – Right55 deg
Maximum Dig Depth15.5 ft
Max Dump Height16.7 ft
Maximum Reach at Ground Level24.5 ft


Fuel Tank29.1 gal


Hydraulic System
Auxiliary Std Flow31.7 GPM
Auxiliary Pressure3046 psi


Length242.8 in
Overall Length in Travel Position242.8 in
Width90.6 in
Height103.9 in
Height with Operator Cab103.9 in

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