Top 30-to-40 Ton Excavators of 2023

Feb. 19, 2023

Manufacturers of excavators in the 60,000- to 80,000-pound class are offering different technology levels, price points, or "tiers"--depending on an OEM's particular parlance--for the same size machine. In other words, there can be up to three different versions of the same excavator.

What are the current trends for acquiring excavators? 

And none of them has to do with long reach or anything that dramatically affects appearance.

The differences are mostly inside in terms of the level of technology and other bells and whistles or lack thereof. Fuel efficiency and hydraulics also play a role.