Bobcat 873 Specs & Review

Technical Specifications of Bobcat 873 Skid Steer Loader


  • Length With Bucket: 11.69ft in
  • Width Over Tires: 6.12ft in
  • Height To Top Of Cab: 6.5ft in
  • Wheelbase: 4.07ft in


  • Number Of Cylinders: 4
  • Engine Make: Deutz
  • Engine Model: BF4M1011
  • Net Power: 73.5hp
  • Displacement: 166.6cu in


  • Operational Weight: 6885.1lb
  • Fuel Capacity: 25gal
  • Max Speed: 8.1mph
  • Tire Size: 12-16.5


  • Tipping Load (Iso 14397): 4598.9lb
  • Bucket Width: 74.2in


  • Pump Flow Capacity: 18gal/min

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net power of the engine?

The net power of the engine is 73.5hp.

What is the operational weight of the loader?

The operational weight is 6885.1lb.

What is the maximum speed?

The maximum speed is 8.1mph.

What is the fuel capacity?

The fuel capacity is 25 gallons.

What is the tipping load?

The tipping load according to ISO 14397 is 4598.9lb.

Review of Bobcat 873 Skid Steer Loader

Key Specifications

The Bobcat 873 Skid Steer Loader is powered by a Deutz BF4M1011 engine with a net power of 73.5hp. It has an operational weight of 6885.1lb and a maximum speed of 8.1mph.


The loader offers solid performance with a maximum speed of 8.1mph. The engine power ensures that the loader can handle various tasks efficiently.


Notable features include a tipping load of 4598.9lb and a bucket width of 74.2in. The hydraulic system has a pump flow capacity of 18gal/min, which is quite robust.


The Bobcat 873 is known for its reliability, especially with its Deutz engine and sturdy build. The operational weight and tipping load also contribute to its dependable performance.

Value for Money

When compared to similar models, the Bobcat 873 offers good value for money, especially considering its features and performance.

Pros and Cons

  • Pros: High engine power, reliable performance, good tipping load.
  • Cons: May be considered expensive for some budgets, limited speed options.

Best Suited For

The loader is best suited for medium to heavy-duty tasks in construction sites, landscaping, and farming.

Final Verdict

The Bobcat 873 Skid Steer Loader is a reliable and efficient machine that offers a range of features making it a valuable asset for various types of work. Its performance and reliability make it a worthy investment.