Hitachi Construction Machinery - North America
ZX17U-5
Compact Excavator
Net Power
11 kW
15 hp
Operating Weight
1720 kg
3,790 lb.
Max Dig Reach
3.81 m
12 ft. 6 in.
Max Dig Depth
2.19 m
7 ft. 2 in.
ZX17U-5
Tiny titan with powerful performance.

Although the ZX17U-5 is our smallest excavator, it gives you big-time performance on all kinds of jobs. This tiny titan is nimble and designed to keep its tail close to its tracks so you can easily work in tight spaces.

A fuel-efficient Yanmar engine that meets EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV emission standards provides reliable and powerful performance. A spacious cab with wider, easier entry and better visibility won’t cramp your style. And maintenance is easy thanks to enhancements such as improved access to coolers. When you choose the ZX17U-5 you get the efficiency, reliability and durability Hitachi is known for.

Features
  • The Yanmar diesel engine meets EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV emission regulations. It’s easy to maintain and requires no aftertreatment device.
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_Steel_tracksUnique steel cores within rubber tracks resist cracking, and large-diameter drive sprockets and track idlers make for a rock-solid undercarriage.
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_Hydraulic_LinesSteel hydraulic lines are clamped securely, and wear resistant hoses are protected with Cordura® covering. 
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_X-frameHeavy-duty X-frame provides a solid, stable platform that resists material buildup. 
  • Versatile rubber tracks minimize ground damage and allow machines to cross virtually any terrain, including paved surfaces.
  • Standard backfill blade adds versatility, enabling these compacts to grade and backfill, as well as provides extra stability.
  • The variable-width undercarriage and foldable blade can be hydraulically retracted to navigate tight quarters, then easily repositioned for solid stability.
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_easy_to_maintainRoutine checks, such as engine oil level, are quickly accomplished from the ground level, and hydraulic fluid sight gauge and see-through coolant reservoir let you quickly check levels at a glance.
  • Side-by-side cooling cores resist trash build-up, and an additional steel door provides improved access for efficient cleaning.
  • Spin-on filters make fluid changes quick, and extended oil intervals let you work longer.
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_ControlsGo from backhoe- to excavator-style controls with just a twist of your wrist. Control-pattern selector valve is conveniently located in a compartment beneath the seat and includes a sight glass that displays the selected pattern.
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_Pilot_LeverErgonomically correct, short-throw pilot levers provide smooth, precise control with less effort.
  • ZX17U-5_ZX26U-5_Comfortable_CabThe durable, redesigned cab meets the ISO standard for rollover protective structure (ROPS) certification. Operator station has a wide entryway, making entering and exiting the cab easier than ever.
  • Redesigned blade extension pins allow you to effortlessly expand the width of the blade to match the track width.
  • Easy-to-read upgraded display shows operating information, engine hours and fuel level at a glance.
Specifications
Emission Rating
Tier 4
Number Of Cylinders (Per Engine)
3
Displacement
0.99 ltr
61 Inches³
Rated speed
2400 rpm
Engine Output - Net
10.8 kW
14.5 hp
Track Shoe Width
230 mm
9 inches
Transport Length Mono Boom
3500 mm
11 ft 6 in ft/in
Transport Height - Maximum
2380 mm
7 ft 10 in ft/in
Overall Width
980 mm
3 ft 3 in ft/in
Track Length On Ground
1210 mm
4 ft ft/in
Undercarriage Overall Length
1570 mm
5 ft 2 in ft/in
Tailswing Radius
680 mm
2 ft 3 in ft/in
Ground Clearance
165 mm
6 inches
Digging Reach - Mono Boom
3810 mm
12 ft 6 in ft/in
Dig Height - Mono Boom
3540 mm
11 ft 7 in ft/in
Dump Height - Mono Boom
2510 mm
8 ft 3 in ft/in
Dig Depth - Mono Boom
2190 mm
7 ft 2 in ft/in
Fuel Tank
20.06 ltr
5.3 gallons (US)
Hydraulic Tank
14 ltr
3.7 gallons (US)
Ground Bearing Pressure
26.6 kPa
3.9 PSI
Dipper Tearout
8.6 kN
1933 lbf
Operating Weight
1720 kg
3790 lbs
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