Mini Excavators, also referred to as compact excavators, are small-sized construction equipment utilized in digging and excavation tasks in tight spaces or areas with limited access. These machines are equipped with an arm and bucket attached to a rotating platform. They are commonly employed in landscaping, demolition, and light construction work. You can find a wide range of open ROPS or enclosed cab Mini Excavators from brands like Caterpillar, John Deere, Bobcat, Kubota, and many more.
Browse our selection of new and used Mini Excavators for sale by dealers and owners near you and find the perfect one for your project today. If you are looking for something larger than a small excavator, check out our section for mid-size and large excavators.
Otherwise known as a “mini digger” or "compact excavator", mini excavators have a standard boom and bucket design along with a small frame that excels in performing small-to-medium jobs in tight, confined spaces. A mini excavator is primarily used for digging holes and ditches, and for transporting materials, but with the right attachments, mini excavators can also trench, remove stumps, mulch materials, demolish small structures, plow snow, help repair utility lines, and a whole lot more.
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Both new and used mini excavators can dig, on average, about 10 feet into the ground. This is ideal for utility work, residential construction, and any site where a smaller bucket is needed for precision digging. A mini excavator becomes much less effective, however, on larger construction sites and wide open spaces in general, though they can still be of limited aide.
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Be sure to check for the following on mini excavators before buying: