Bobcat Compact Excavators: E55 T4

The Bobcat® E55 compact excavator (mini excavator) is a conventional tail swing model with exceptional performance, dig depth and dump height. The conventional tail swing makes it easier to move your machine through tight spaces such as doors, gates, and onto trailers. The Tier 4-compliant E55 is available with clamp-ready extendable-arm configuration that provides additional length when fully extended. Gain ultimate reach without having to upsize the machine. An angle blade option is also available.

The E55 is also available with an extendable arm option. For more information on this option, please contact us at

Classification Unit Bobcat E55 T4
Length in 206.4
Height in 100
Width in 77.2
Weight lbs 12,313
Weight Class 5.6t
Fuel Tank Capacity gal 21.1
Engine Type Turbocharged
Tier 4 Emissions
Horsepower hp
49.8 hp @ 2,200 rpm
Fuel Type Diesel
System Relief Pressure psi 3,045
Std Pump Flow gpm 20
Travel Speed – Forward mph
3.1 mph high
1.9 mph low
Arm Force ft. lbs. 5,751
Dig depth ft 12.9
Bucket Reach ft 20
 Bucket Digging Force ft. lbs. 8,977
Dump Height ft 13.6
 Boom Lift Capacity lbs 4,999
 Boom Swing Radius in 118
 Boom Swing Radius – Left 75º
 Boom Swing Radius – Right 50º
 Tail Swing Radius Conventional