Hitachi Construction Machinery - North America
Big performance in a mid-size package
June 27, 2016

Hitachi ZX160LC-6 working on a residential job site.

Hitachi utility-class excavators offer big performance in a mid-size package for contractors working in the underground, road building, energy, commercial building and pipeline industries.

The upgraded ZX130-6, ZX160LC-6 and the ZX180LC-6 feature fuel-efficient EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engines – no diesel particulate filter (DPF) needed. You also get standard upperstructure handrails for added safety and accessibility. A standard rearview camera for enhanced visibility. Easy-to-operate controls for smooth and responsive hydraulics. Programmable attachment modes and simplified maintenance with features like a battery disconnect switch. With these models, you get built-in benefits.


  • Certified EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine
  • Programmable attachment modes
  • Optional Auxiliary Function Lever (AFL) for proportional hydraulic flow and speed
  • Grade reference ready option - Topcon, Trimble or Leica
  • Auto-idle and auto-shutdown
  • Battery disconnect switch


  • Single-side ground-level filter service
  • Fuel recirculation system to help prevent fuel gelling in cold climates
  • Pressurized fuel system for improved fuel injector operation
  • Standard rearview camera
  • ZXLinkTM remote monitoring system


  • FT4 engine solution without the need for a diesel particulate filter (DPF)
  • Standard upperstructure handrails
  • Double-seal swing bearings
  • Extended grease- and oil-change intervals