Hitachi Excavator (13.5T)

The Hitachi 13.5 tonne large excavator offers a short tail swing radius with an impressive dig reach, making it a very versatile and class-leading excavator.

  • Dozer blade
  • Rear-view camera
  • Hydraulic check valves
  • Auxiliary hydraulic piping
  • Height and slew restrictions available
  • Rail corridor ready

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Hitachi 13.5 tonne Excavator

Note: pricing includes GST and a 1% environmental levy



Dimensions & Weight

Overall Length: 7,370 mm
Overall Height: 2,790 mm
Overall Width: 2,490 mm
Operating Weight: 13,300 kg
SWL: 1,440kg


Dig Reach: 9,290 mm
Dig Depth: 5,490 mm
Dig Radius: 8,390 mm

Approximate Fuel Consumption


Transport Method

Low Loader



Hitachi 13.5 tonne Excavator 

The Hitachi 13.5 Tonne Excavator (ZX135US-5), delivers in five areas; performance, productivity, comfort, durability, and reliability. Every Hitachi excavator can work effectively even in challenging conditions whilst providing operators with a safe working space.


With its short-tail swing radius, the  Hitachi 13.5 tonne excavator is suitable for urban and road construction sites, as well as forestry and demolition applications. Enhanced power, torque, and speed, ensure optimum performance.

In addition, with its latest advanced hydraulic and electronic technologies, you can be assured of significant savings on fuel costs with a low-emission engine.


This excavator comes with powerful and innovative features, allowing it to operate efficiently and sustainably. It is fitted with a muffler filter to capture air pollutants.

As well as reducing emissions, the Hitachi 13.5 tonne excavator’s Auto Shut-down helps to prevent fuel wastage and lowers the level of noise in the cab.

Furthermore, the powerful new-generation Stage IIIB-compliant engine in the excavator delivers higher productivity, with greater fuel efficiency and state-of-the-art controls throughout all of the components.


Enjoy creature comforts like an adjustable air suspension seat, increased legroom and improved visibility, providing ultimate comfort from the cab. In addition, ergonomically-designed with an advanced multi-function LCD monitor provides power at your fingertips.


Designed to operate in the most challenging work conditions, the 13.5-tonne excavator features a strengthened boom foot, high-performance water separator, reinforced adjuster cylinder, and a pressurised and ROPS-compliant cab.


Hitachi’s medium-sized excavators guarantee to provide world-class performance, sophisticated design, improved stability, and legendary reliability. It’s specially designed hydraulic system and intercooled turbocharger diesel engine, offers increased speed and higher fuel efficiency.

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