Bobcat is expanding its excavator lineup with the new E165, which will be the largest excavator produced by the company.

The E165 provides reliable, steady power to save time with every digging cycle. According to Bobcat, the machine boasts leading lifting capabilities that enables operators to lift more with greater confidence so they can pick and place items with ease.

Like Bobcat’s E145 excavator, the E165 complements the performance of 700 and 800 frame size of the company’s compact track loaders and skid-steers.

The E165 is equipped with a 131 hp engine and a conventional tail swing design, which delivers class-leading hydraulics that provide reliable, steady power to the large excavator work group.

As well, the E165 boasts industry-leading lifting capacity that enables operators to move items with ease, as well as more slew torque for slewing uphill, backfilling and all-around better productivity.

E165 power modes

The E165 is equipped with four selectable power modes to give operators adaptable performance to tackle the job at hand.

Whether the priority is efficient fuel consumption or all-out power for tough digging applications, operators can set performance to the demands of the job all from the cab.

Plus, a power boost button on the right-hand joystick temporarily increases hydraulic power to allow operators to break through hard ground. The power modes include:

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