Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc.


Compact Excavator

Net Power


Operating Weight


Max Dig Reach


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Huge performance on all kinds of jobs.

The Hitachi ZX50U-5 is a small machine that gives you huge performance on all kinds of jobs. And its reduced footprint doesn’t mean you’ll sacrifice efficiency, reliability or durability with a fuel-efficient and reliable engine that meets emission standards.

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Efficient Power Options

Yanmar 2.19-L engine produces 36.3 HP (27.1 kW). Auto-idling system reduces fuel consumption.
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Advanced Hydraulics

Hitachi High-Performance Hydraulic (HHH) system optimizes pump flow. Eco and Power work modes for desired productivity.
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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.
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Strong Structure and Undercarriage

Soil-free track prevents material buildup. Select from rubber or steel grouser, or rubber pad tracks.
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Easy Maintenance

Wide-open covers ease maintenance. Parallel-arranged cooling package facilitates cleaning.
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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.
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Durable Boom/Arm

Boom cylinder guard to prevent damage. HN bushing applied on front attachment joints for better grease retention.
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