Quick Data

Marcia Gruver Doyle

|  June 01, 2012 |

Crawler Excavators

A snapshot of new and used sales trends from Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates and TopBid auction price service.

By Marcia Gruver Doyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$325,000

Top auction price for large excavators, paid for a 2007 Komatsu PC800LC-8 at an IronPlanet auction on Aug. 4, 2011.*

Other top prices: $320,000, 2008 Caterpillar 345DL, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Oct. 7, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.

$311,000, 2010 Caterpillar 345DL, IronPlanet, October 27, 2011.

 

 

Final bids, mid/large excavators (above 8 metric tons)

Unit count: 583

* Mar. 2011 – Mar. 2012; prices for machines 5 years old and newer, U.S. only.

LOW –  $37,000

HIGH — $325,000

AVERAGE — $128.621

Source: TopBid, topbid.com

 

 

$70,000

Top auction price for compact excavators, paid for a Caterpillar 308DCR at an IronPlanet auction, August 25, 2011.*

Other top prices:

$62,500, 2008 Komatsu PC78MR-6, Ritchie Bros., Mar. 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

$61,000, 2008 Caterpillar 307D, IronPlanet, Feb. 22, 2012 in Polk City, Florida.

 

Final bids, compact excavators

(8 metric tons and below)

Unit count: 237

* Mar. 2011 – Mar. 2012; prices for machines 5 years old and newer, U.S. only.

Source: TopBid, topbid.com

LOW — $7,700

HIGH — $70,000

AVERAGE — $27,029

 

 

Cat 320D L

Top financed new large excavator model*

 

 

 

 

Kubota KX 121-3

Top financed compact excavator model*

 

 

 

 

 

*2011–Feb. 2012

Source: EDA, edadata.com

 

Top manufacturers, in terms of financed sales, new large excavator sales*

1. Caterpillar (957 units)

2. Komatsu (670 units)

3. Deere (482 units)

 

Top manufacturers, in terms of financed sales, new compact excavator sales*

1. Kubota (1,074 units)

2. Caterpillar (755 units)

3. Bobcat (650 units)

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