Hitachi Excavator (13.5 Tonne)

Available from RAM Equipment, the Hitachi 13.5 Tonne Medium-sized Excavator Is ideal for urban and road construction sites, forestry and demolition applications.

  • Short Tail Swing Radius
  • Higher Productivity Added Durability
  • Faster Movement
  • Enhanced lifting performance
  • Ultimate Comfort
  • Foot Pedal Auxiliary Control

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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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Sizes Available

13.5 tonne- Hitachi ZX135USB Excavator

Key Features

Tier 4 Emissions Regulations: 2008 US EPA Compliant
ROPs/FOPs: ROPs Cabin
Tracks: Steel and Rubber Tracks
Dozer Blade: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Compact Length: 3550 mm
Overall Length: 7370mm
Minimum Overall Width: 2500mm
Minimum Overall Height: 2790mm
Operating Weight: 14700kg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 200 L


Dig Reach: 9290mm
Dig Depth: 5490mm
Digging Radius: 8380mm


Emissions Standard: Stage IIIB
Average Fuel Burn: 6-8 l/hr

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