Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc.


Compact Excavator

Net Power


Operating Weight


Max Dig Reach


Max Dig Depth


Big-time performance.

Although the Hitachi ZX26U-5N is one of our smallest excavators, it gives you big-time performance on all kinds of jobs. This machine is nimble and designed to keep its tail close to its tracks – so you can work where others can’t.

Product Highlights

Advanced hydraulics highlight

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 a trigger switch, a horn switch and an analog switch that can be used for various attachments, like a breaker.
Strong structure and undercarriage

Strong Structure and Undercarriage

Soil-free track prevents material buildup.

Easy Maintenance

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

Comfortable Cab

Cab is equipped with an ergonomically designed operator station, a comfortable seat with suspension and slide features, and an easy-to-see LCD display.
Durable boom arm

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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