35G Mini Excavator digging dirt between a fence and a deck in a residential landscaping project

Compact Excavators

With operating weights ranging from 1.7 to 6 metric tons, our mini diggers pack powerful might. From the 17G with its variable-width undercarriage and foldable blade for passing through tight entryways to the 60G with its standard climate-controlled cab, we have a model that is right for you. Equipped with a mechanical quick-coupler and auxiliary hydraulics, every model can pair with our mini excavator attachments for exceptional versatility and productivity in all of your earthmoving applications.

Compare Compact Excavator Models

ModelNet PowerMax Digging DepthOperating WeightMax Digging ReachCanopy AvailableHydraulic Angle Backfill Blade

10.8 kW (14.5 hp)

2.19 m (7 ft. 2 in.)

1,720 kg (3,790 lb.)

3.81 m (12 ft. 6 in.)


14.9 kW (20 hp)

2.59 m (8 ft. 6 in.)

2,770 kg (6,110 lb.)

4.63 m (15 ft. 2 in.)


17.4 kW (23 hp)

2.79 m (9 ft. 2 in.)

3,275 kg (7,220 lb.)

4.89 m (16 ft. 1 in.)


17.4 kW (23.3 hp)

3.06 m (10 ft. 0 in.)

3,690 kg (8,135 lb.)

5.21 m (17 ft. 1 in.)

26.8 kW (35.9 hp)

3.53 m (11 ft. 7 in.)

4,920 kg (10,847 lb.)

5.96 m (19 ft. 7 in.)

39.6 kW (53 hp)

3.77 m (12 ft. 4 in.)

6,180 kg (13,620 lb.)

6.23 m (20 ft. 5 in.)

two year 2,000 hour warranty

Two-Year/2,000-Hour Full-Machine Standard Warranty

Every John Deere machine comes with a level of comfort through our full machine standard warranty. It promises we’ll fix any defects in materials or worksmanship on our compact equipment for two years after delivery or 2,000 hours.*

* As of June 1, 2018, applies to purchases of new John Deere skid steers, compact track loaders, compact excavators, and compact wheel loaders from John Deere or authorized John Deere dealers. Warranty expires two years after the delivery receipt date or after 2,000 machine hours, whichever occurs first. Offer valid at participating dealers only. Some restrictions may apply. See your dealer for complete details.