Compact Excavators

Check out our newest addition to the family of productive excavators—the 30U

The 30U has a max dig depth of 9 feet 2 inches and weighs about 7000 lbs. It is easy to transport and powerful too. It has an optional cab with heat and air-conditioning for ultimate operator comfort, a new seat with adjustable wrist rests for daylong comfort, and a suspension seat is standard. Low-effort pilot controls deliver exceptionally smooth, predicable, combined-function performance that lives up to our reputation with excavation professionals. A manual quick coupler is standard on all of our compact excavators (17U – 60U), so there are no pin-on hassles ever. The fold-able travel pedals are positioned to provide efficient operation by maximizing foot room. Extended fluid and lubrication intervals help keep maintenance and expenses at a minimum as well. View the brochure »

Come on by and have a look for yourself. If you’re looking in this size, how about a demo?

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.

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Compact Excavators

Model Net Rated
Max Digging
Max Digging
ZX17U-5 15 hp 7 ft. 2 in. 3,790 lb. 12 ft. 6 in.
ZX26U-5 20 hp 8 ft. 6 in. 6,110 lb. 15 ft. 2 in.
ZX30U-5 23 hp 9 ft. 2 in. 6,850 lb. 16 ft. 1 in.
ZX35U-5 23 hp 10 ft. 0 in. 7,760 lb. 17 ft. 1 in.
ZX50U-5 36 hp 11 ft. 7 in. 10,560 lb. 19 ft. 7 in.
ZX60USB-5 53 hp 12 ft. 4 in. 13,547 lb. 20 ft. 5 in.


Construction Sales Managers:

Dan Carson Sr. Dir. of Sales
 Jim Wojdylak
 Mark Charest
 Mike Cheney

Phone: 508-987-8786

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