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About the ZX490-7

You can count on the highest quality, guaranteed maximum uptime and reduced total cost of ownership with the new Hitachi ZX490-7 large excavator. Fitted with the same size engine as larger Zaxis-7 excavators, it is capable of a higher workload than the previous model.

Discover the benefits
  • Up to 11% reduced fuel consumption compared to previous models.
  • Enhanced efficiency due to Hitachi’s industry-leading hydraulic system, HIOS V.
  • Higher productivity thanks to improved front speed and increased engine output.
  • Reduced noise and low vibration levels in the cab provide a more comfortable working environment.

Specifications for the ZX490-7 Excavator

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  • Engine & hydraulic system
Engine Model Isuzu 6WG1
Engine emissions EU Stage V
Engine Type 4-cycle water-cooled, common rail direct injection
Aspiration Variable geometry turbocharged, intercooled, cooled EGR
Aftertreatment DOC, CSF and SCR system
No. of cylinders 6
Piston displacement 15.681 L
Rated power ISO 14396 296 kW at 1 800 min-1
Maximum torque 2 050 Nm at 1 300 min-1
Main pumps 2 variable displacement axial piston pumps
Maximum oil flow 2 x 385 L/min
  • Bucket and arm digging force
Bucket digging force ISO 300 / 302 kN
Arm crowd force ISO 225 / 265 / 304 kN
  • Operating weight and ground pressure
Shoe type double / triple grouser
Shoe width 600 / 750 / 900 mm
Arm length 2.5 / 2.9 / 3.4 m
Operating weight 50 400 - 52 200 kg
Ground pressure 59 - 86 kPA
  • Working ranges
Arm length 2.5 - 3.4 m
Max. digging reach 10 460 - 11 990 mm
Max. digging depth 5 790 - 7 700 mm
Max. dumping height 7 320 - 7 720 mm
  • Dimensions
Undercarriage length 5 330 mm
Undercarriage width 3 020 - 3 820 mm
Overall width of upper structure 3 480 mm
Overall height of cab 3 520 mm
Overall width 3 840 mm
  • Specifications
Engine Rated Power (kW) 296 kW (ISO14396)
Operating weight (kg) 49 500 - 51 200 kg
Backhoe Bucket ISO Heaped 2.10 - 2.50 m3
Max. digging depth (mm) 5 790 - 7 700 mm
Bucket digging force (kN) ISO 300 / 302 kN
Attachments enhance the versatility of your ZX490-7
  • Durable hydraulic breakers, buckets and ground engaging tools will increase your profit by maximising productivity and uptime.
  • Choose from a wide range of Hitachi buckets to suit the application. Quick coupler connections are also available.
  • Hitachi-approved breakers are easy to maintain, user-friendly, and high-quality materials ensure a long lifetime.
  • Hitachi ground engaging tools (GET) fit precisely to your attachments, and are quick and safe to install and replace.

Try before you buy with Hitachi Premium Rental

You can rent a wide range of Hitachi excavators and wheel loaders direct from Hitachi via our dealer network. Hitachi Premium Rental machines can be hired by the month and for periods up to one year. This gives you the high levels of reliability, quality and service you would expect from Hitachi, and greater flexibility to meet the varying demands of your business.

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André Molenaar A. Molenaar zand en grond B.V.
It’s great to work with the people from Hitachi, because they have the same mentality as we do. They are solution-focused - that was the case 30 years ago, and it still is today.

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