Throughout 2020, Equipment Journal readers viewed thousands of used equipment listings via our online search platform.
This year, numerous equipment owners and dealers utilized our free listings platform — equipmentjournal.com/search — to sell their heavy equipment.
Here’s a rundown of the most popular used machines searched for on our website.
5Rollers and Compactors
The Rollers and Compactors category accounted for 3.74 per cent of all used equipment search results throughout the year.
The Caterpillar CS66B vibratory soil compactor was the most popular machine in the category, accounting for 27 per cent of search queries in the Roller and Compactor section. Bomag padfoot compactors were the second most popular search, with 11.3 per cent of queries.
May was the most popular month of the year to search for used rollers and compactors.
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Graders were the fourth most popular machine to search for on equipmentjournal.com, accounting for 5.14 per cent of search queries. The John Deere 772G was the most popular grader in the used equipment category with 13 per cent of queries followed by the John Deere 870GP with 10 per cent.
August was the most popular month for grader search queries.
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Dozers accounted for 11.76 per cent of used equipment search queries in 2020. Caterpillar’s D6N LPG was the most popular machine (10.1 per cent), followed by the Cat D3K2 XL (5.8 per cent) and the Cat D8T (5.79 per cent).
Caterpillar dozers held nine of the 10 most popular dozer models that were search for, with Komatsu’s D65PX-17 landing in 10th place the 2.99 per cent of dozer search queries.
April was the most popular month for dozer search queries.
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Excavators accounted for 19.57 per cent of used equipment search queries this year. While search queries were spread out relatively evenly across excavators of various brands and classes, Caterpillar’s 313FL was the most popular (3.11 per cent). The John Deere 450D-LC was the second most popular machine with 3 per cent of search queries.
March was the most popular month to search for excavators.
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Wheel loaders were the most popular segment of used equipment in 2020, accounting for 20.21 per cent of search queries. Cat’s 980H was the most searched machine at 4.39 per cent, followed by the Kawasaki 65ZV TM (3.63 per cent) and Cat’s 924K (3.12 per cent).
June was the most popular month for wheel loaders search queries.
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