Backhoe Loaders

Caterpillar's success in the highly competitive Wheel Loader marketplace led the company to investigate other rubber-tired loader designs, such as the backhoe loader. The market for this type of loader had been dominated over the years by agricultural farm tractor manufacturers. But in 1985, Caterpillar introduced the Caterpillar 416 its first and complete new designed Backhoe Loader. This would be followed by the 426 and 428 model lines in 1986.[abc]

Whether you want to dig, digging trenches, filling or skipping material, a Caterpillar Backhoe Loader meets your needs. Caterpillar sets the industry standard with powerful, comfortable, versatile machines that can move more work faster.

Today, the Caterpillar F-series Backhoe Loaders are some of the most advanced machines available on the market. Starting with the Caterpillar 416F (87hp) up till the Caterpillar 450F (127hp).