Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc.


Compact Excavator

Net Power


Operating Weight


Max Dig Reach


Max Dig Depth


Tiny titan with powerful performance.

When you have tough work to do in tight spaces, you can count on the Hitachi ZX17U-5N. It’s the smallest of our excavators, but that doesn’t mean you should expect anything but 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 tackle work on a variety of job sites.

Product Highlights

Advanced Hydraulics

Full hydraulic pilot levers used for the front attachment, boom, swing travel and blade. 1-way/2-way selector valve used for attachment mode.

Versatile Controls

Auxiliary function lever (AFL) includes trigger, horn and analog switches that can be used for various attachments, like a breaker.

Strong Structure and Undercarriage

Variable track width undercarriage with pin-type blade stowage system allows tight access.

Easy Maintenance

Wide-open covers ease maintenance. Parallel-arranged cooling package facilitates cleaning.

Comfortable Cab

3-pillar canopy, compatible with ROPS and OPG (Level 1) provides optimal visibility.

Durable Boom/Arm

Boom hoses are routed to protect from damage. HN bushing applied on front attachment joints provides better grease retention.
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