Contractors Rank Mini Excavators

Green Industry PRO magazine subscribers responded to a Brand Favorability survey this past winter. Below are the results of the Mini Excavator section. NOTE: “Favorable Opinion” represents contractors who answered either “like them” or “they are the best”. Other options were “don’t like them” and “no opinion”.

Brand ….. Percentage with Favorable Opinion

Bobcat ….. 56%

Caterpillar ….. 45%

John Deere ….. 32%

Kubota ….. 29%

Case ….. 28%

New Holland ….. 19%

Hitachi ….. 14%

Komatsu ….. 14%

Takeuchi ….. 14%

Gehl ….. 12%

Yanmar ….. 11%

JCB ….. 9%

Kobelco ….. 8%

Terex ….. 7%

Mustang ….. 6%

Hyundai ….. 5%

IHI/Compact Excavator Sales ….. 5%

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