Compact Utility Equipment Rentals

Sometimes, it takes a smaller, more agile machine to get the job done. The Cat® Rental Store carries a large inventory of compact equipment for rent that can work in areas that are inaccessible to its bigger, bulkier brethren. These high-performing models are also versatile — with the right work tool attachments, one mini skid steer loader, backhoe or motor grader can do the work of several machines. You'll increase productivity while lowering your operating costs.

As part of the Caterpillar family, The Cat Rental Store features a vast selection of products from Caterpillar and other notable allied manufacturers. Our rental fleet consists primarily of late-model machines equipped with the most advanced features to maximize your jobsite performance. Every piece of compact utility equipment also undergoes a comprehensive inspection before we send it back into the field. You'll always get a dependable unit you can trust.

Our Compact Utility Equipment Rentals

You can find the ideal compact equipment for everything from earthmoving and landscaping to grading and loading at The Cat Rental Store in your area. Available options include:

  • Mini skid steer loaders: Use it for mowing, moving logs and brush and lifting and loading debris. Its compact footprint is ideal for maneuvering on residential properties.
  • Attachments: Select from levelers and other compact utility loader attachments that can help you transport materials and perform tasks such as grading, backfilling, doing finishing work and much more.


Mini skid loaders are one of our most versatile compact utility equipment rentals. These machines pack exceptional power and capability into a compact size allowing them to maneuver in tight spaces.

Operators can mix and match attachments to transform the vehicle to fit the job setting: 

  • Mowing: A mini skid loader can tackle rough clearing projects involving mulch, heavy vegetation and thick grass with a flail mower attachment.
  • Logs and brush: A log grapple attachment can help the mini skid loader move logs and brush into a chipper. 
  • Lifting and loading: The mini skid loader is also a productive tool in construction settings since it can lift and load materials in narrow spaces. 

We offer compact utility equipment for rent such as the Vermeer S800TX,  a ride-on mini skid loader measuring only 40.5 inches wide and designed to navigate narrow spaces. The machine also has powerful dual auxiliary hydraulic controls to maximize its attachment options. Vermeer designed the low-flow side for grapples and the high-flow side for trenchers. A universal mounting plate makes attachment hookups easy.

When Should You Consider Renting Compact Equipment?

Renting can make sense for your company in the following scenarios:

  • You need to replace a machine in your fleet that's in the shop for repairs.
  • You're looking to meet the demands of a sudden increase in business.
  • You want to avoid equipment storage and maintenance costs.
  • You'd like to try out a piece of equipment before buying.
  • You need a model with specific features to handle a "special" jobsite task.

Why Rent From The Cat® Rental Store?

The Cat Rental Store offers convenience — there are more than 1,300 stores worldwide. You'll also benefit from world-class service that encompasses product selection, maintenance and repairs, flexible rental agreements and operator training. And with our fast rental process, you'll get the equipment you need quickly, so you can keep your projects on schedule.

Learn More About Your Rental Equipment Options

Browse our full selection of compact equipment and other products for rent today. Give us a call 24/7 at 1-800-RENT-CAT if you have questions or need more information. Quick online quotes are also available for your convenience. Rent compact utility equipment and whatever else you need from a rental company that does whatever it takes for its valued customers.

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