Whether you need to fit into tight jobsites or transport lighter equipment, here are compact machines that fit the bill.

Can you dig it?

The Hyundai Construction Equipment R25Z-9A Series zero-swing excavator has enhanced features from the previous model, including an Interim Tier 4 engine upgrade, improved hydraulics, increased operator comfort and added durability. The 5,730-pound R25Z-9 has a 7-foot, 11-inch dig depth,  4,470-pound-foot bucket digging force and 0.09 cubic-yard bucket capacity. A dozer blade comes standard for light grading, backfilling and for stability while excavating.


Automatic shifting

The Kubota KX040-4 four-ton excavator, which replaces the KX121-3, has auto-downshift travel motors and a Tier 4, 42.4 gross horsepower engine. With a dig depth of 11 feet 2.6 inches, the compact excavator also features an automatic regeneration system, bolt-on cutting edges, Eco Plus system, deluxe suspension seats and angle dozer blade option.

Kubota KX040 

Small footprint

Featuring a four-cylinder, turbocharged Perkins 804C-33T diesel engine, the Terex PT-75 compact track loader has a 70-inch width, 125-inch lift height and 18-inch-wide tracks. The PT-75 has an 8,972-pound operating weight, 3.5 psi of ground pressure and is available with an optional two-speed hydrostatic drive system.

Terex PT-75 compact track loader 

Mid-frame enhancements

Powered by a Yanmar Tier 4 Final diesel engine, the John Deere 320E skid steer has upgraded boom performance, compared to previous models. Features include connect-under-pressure auxiliary hydraulic couplers, a courtesy light that stays on up to 90 seconds after the engine is shut down, a pressurized cab and all major control patterns.

 John Deere 320E

Monitor work

Weighing a little more than 12,500 pounds, the Takeuchi TB260 compact excavator features a long arm with an integrated thumb mount that provides a 12-foot, 9.4-inch dig depth. The Tier 4 Final engine delivers more than 47 horsepower. The excavator also has an in-cab monitor that can be used to select pre-configured work tools.

 Takeuchi TB260

Comfort, control


Caterpillar introduced three Cat D Series compact track loaders, three new Cat D Series multi-terrain loaders (MTL) and two updated D Series compact track loaders (CTL) at GIE+EXPO. The machines feature a new cab, lift arm design and increased engine performance. The six new D Series models are replacements for their B3, C and C2 Series predecessors.

 Cat 259D Compact Track Loader 1

Reduce emissions

New Holland Construction’s 200 Series skid steers have Tier 4 Final engines. With a 21 percent higher peak torque rise at 1,800 rpm, the L220 has a 12 percent increase in horsepower from 60 to 67 horsepower. The L218 remains at 60 horsepower, but has 7 percent more torque for additional power and performance.

 New Holland

Machine protection

Bobcat Company introduced four Tier 4 excavators: The E42, E45, E50 and E55 all include a non-DPF (diesel particulate filter) engine solution and each medium-sized M-Series machine features a forward-mount instrumentation system. The excavators also feature a machine protection system that monitors, manages and shuts down the engine if needed. The protection system also monitors the engine coolant and oil temperatures to help prevent the fluids reaching a point where the machine has to be shut down.


 Bobcat E45_Excavator_with_Grapple
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