1.7 Ton HD17V5 KATO Mini Excavator


The zero tail swing 17 ton KATO HD17V5 features industry leading digging depth and excellent work ability for close-skimming.

Accessible in 900mm wide narrow spaces. Ideal for landscapers, drain layers, civil contractors and Hire. The perfect combination of small size and high power when working in interiors or passing through buildings to access internal gardens or courtyards. Powered by a Yanmar 3TNM68 3 cylinder engine. Operator comfort is excellent thanks to the adjustable bucket seat, wrist support and ergonomic control layout.

With an extending blade (870 – 1135 mm) the HD12VXE offers flexibility to fit the job.


  • Accessible to 900mm wide narrow spaces
  • Retractable dozer blade with extensions
  • Easy maintenance with wide opening engine covers
  • Corrosion-free fuel tank
  • Highly anti-corrosive aluminum radiator
  • Segmented boom cylinder hose for easy replacement
  • Smallest front radius in its class
  • Folding 2 Post ROPS as standard
  • Excellent reach and dump height
  • Fully incorporated counter weight
  • Thick rubber tracks


Operating Weight 1690 kg
Bucket Digging Force 15.7 kN
Front Radius 1580mm . At right boom swing = 1340mm
Track Width 980mm - 1300mm
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