Hitachi Excavator (8.5T)

The Hitachi 8.5 tonne midi excavator is ideal for light residential work and congested areas. These reduced swing excavators offer power, smoothness and ease of operation.

  • Short rear-end swing type excavator
  • Increased front speeds
  • ROPS-compliant cab
  • New, easy-to-use multifunction monitor
  • Height and slew restrictions available
  • Rail corridor ready

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Hitachi 8.5 Tonne Excavator

Note: pricing includes GST and a 1% environmental levy



Dimensions & Weight

Overall Length: 6,820 mm
Overall Width: 2,320 mm
Overall Height: 2,350 mm
Operating Weight: 8,600 kg
SWL: 760 kg


Dig Reach: 7,140 mm
Dig Depth: 4,510 mm
Dig Radius: 7,700 mm

Approximate Fuel Consumption


Transport Method

Tilt Tray



Hitachi 8.5 Tonne Excavator ZX85USB-5A

The Hitachi Excavator is ideal for light residential work and congested areas. With a short-tail swing radius, this excavator works excellently in narrow spaces.

The body is nimble and agile and has excellent operator visibility. When the front swings to the left, the operator’s field of view is widened significantly through the glass door window. The cab is full of new designs, including a multi-function monitor and functional controls, for comfortable operation.

The Hitachi 8.5 tonne excavator is a fuel-thrifty machine too. The new electronically-controlled engine and fuel-efficient hydraulics enhance fuel-saving operations.

Hitachi’s medium excavators guarantee to provide world-class performance, sophisticated design, improved stability and legendary reliability.

We are in the business for the latest and greatest excavators for dry hire. Contact us today to discuss your project requirements.

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