Plant hire and earthmoving contractors across Australia trust John Deere excavators for reliable performance every day in civil, commercial construction, forestry, and mining applications.

John Deere hydraulic excavators: proven performers

The rugged construction and simple operation of our E-Series mid-size excavator range deliver productivity for bigger profit margins, with uncomplicated maintenance and servicing supported by a national network of RDO branches and field service partners. Operators and owners tell us that they appreciate the cab comfort, smooth hydraulics, and fuel economy of these machines, and are never disappointed by the digging power.

With reliable electrical and hydraulic systems, a sealed and lubricated undercarriage and a new cab interior, John Deere’s E-Series Hydraulic Excavators are ready to work when you are.

For working in close quarters, the E-Series mini diggers by John Deere pack big versatility into a small package – the perfect machine for tradies working large scale jobs on commercial and residential projects.

All machines are backed by RDO Equipment service and support teams – our parts and service experts are always on call for any issue or enquiry.

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John Deere Mini Excavators

Small, but mighty. John Deere’s E-Series Mini Excavators make light work on big jobs. With a new zero-tail-swing design, and retractable undercarriage, the E-Series Mini Excavators make manoeuvrability in close quarters a breeze. John Deere’s Compact Excavators: a sizeable impact...

Meet our John Deere Mini Excavators

John Deere Mid-Size Excavators

John Deere hydraulic excavators boast both modern technology and old-school ease of operation – a balance that gives you a hard-working machine no matter who is at the controls. Mid-size might for any job Supported by our national network of...

Meet our John Deere Mid-Size Excavators
  • Net Power: 13.8 kW (18.5 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 2.32 m (7 ft. 7 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 1,836 kg (4,047 lb.)
  • Net Power: 22.2 kW (29.7 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 3.24 m (10 ft. 7 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 3,718 kg (8,196 lb.)
  • Net Power: 84 kW (113 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 5.72 m (18 ft. 9 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 13,800 kg (30,424 lb.)
  • Net Power: 117 kW (157 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 6.73 m (22 ft. 1 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 21,300 kg (46,958 lb.)
  • Net Power: 143 kW (192 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 7.16 m (23 ft. 6 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 26,300 kg (57,982 lb.)
  • Net Power: 160 kW (214 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 7.3 m (23 ft. 11 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 32,100 – 33,100 kg (70,768 – 72,973 lb.)
  • Net Power: 233 kW (312 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 7.66 m (25 ft. 2 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 38,200 kg (84,217 lb.)
  • Net Power: 233 kW (312 hp)
  • Max Digging Depth: 7.40 m (24 ft. 3 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 40,900 kg (90,169 lb.)