The Nissan N150, Kubota K008 and Kubota KX 41-2 are all cheap excavators. These mini excavators are priced between $7,400 and $9,500, as of 2016, on EquipmentTraderOnline.com. These models are cheap because they are used, older excavator models.
The Nissan N150 excavator is in the EarthMoving class and has a diesel engine, auxiliary hydraulics and can run for 814 hours.
The Kubota K008 is another EarthMoving class excavator. It can move up to 12,000 pounds and has a blade.
The 2003 Kubota KX 41-2 is also in the EarthMoving excavator class. It has a blade, covered seating area and an auxiliary hydraulic system.