Dozer Ownership [ Better to Own or Lease Equipment ]

By Robert Romboa •  Updated: 08/08/23 •  7 min read

You have been wondering if you have to buy a bulldozer or rent it, but you don’t know the price of it. Here we tell you the details you need to know to decide if you should buy or rent, as well as some models you can buy.

Here you have the price ranges depending on the size and if the dozer is new or used .

Small bulldozers

Medium bulldozers

Large bulldozers

Prices may vary from model to brand, so if you would like to have the specific cost of a particular brand and model, you will have to contact your preferred dealer.


If you don’t need a bulldozer for your job or your own business, you might want to lease a dozer. The rates are around $600 per hour, about $1,500 weekly, or approximately $5,000 per month. All the prices here are subject to change depending on the dealer. To know the exact price, contact your preferred dealer.

Buying tips for used bulldozers

Before handing the money to the seller of a used bulldozer, there are a few things you have to do and keep in mind. Here we give you some tips that might help you ensure your decision to buy that bulldozer or not.

Owning Vs. Leasing

If you don’t know whether to own or lease a dozer , here you have a list of pros and cons of owning and leasing so you can make your own decision based on the needs of your job or business.


Pros to Leasing Bulldozers

Cons to Leasing Bulldozers


Pros to Owning Bulldozers

Cons to Owning Bulldozers

Manufacturers of bulldozers

Here you have a list of manufacturers with their website so you can take a look at the options they offer:

Final words

After presenting all of the pros and cons, now you might have a clearer idea of what to do. If you think it is better to own the dozer here, you have a helpful tool to know the ownership cost, but if you are looking for leasing, evaluate your options.

And for both options, test the machine, look for records if you’re buying a used bulldozer. Compare and make sure you are making the correct decision.

Robert Romboa

Just amazed daily by the heavy machinery used to make our days easier and allow for fast and simple construction from your backyard to a city!

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