Volvo Construction Equipment North America

Medium Crawler ExcavatorsEC160E

  • 36,266 - 45,592 lbs
  • 148 hp
  • 0.39 - 1.26 yd³

The Volvo EC160E Excavator provides a range of new features to ensure efficiency is a key priority when delivering functions. By carefully considering... Read more

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Making hard work easy

The Volvo EC160E Excavator provides a range of new features to ensure efficiency is a key priority when delivering functions. By carefully considering every duty and component, this machine has been produced to maximize uptime and reduce fuel consumption and cycle times – all while delivering elite performance.

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Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want more details? Download the brochure or contact us.

Operating weight 36,266 - 45,592 lbs
Gross power 148 hp
…at engine speed 2,000 rpm
Bucket capacity 0.39 - 1.26 yd³
Lifting capacity, along undercarriage 11,090 lbs reach / height 20 / 5 ft
Max. digging reach 29′ 6″ ft in
Max. digging depth 19′ 11″ ft in
Breakout force, SAE J1179 (Normal) 25,920 lbf
Breakout force, SAE J1179 (Boost) 27,400 lbf
Tear out force, SAE J1179 (Normal) 18,370 lbf
Tear out force, SAE J1179 (Boost) 19,420 lbf
Overall width feet inches 9′ 2″ ft in
Tail swing radius 8′ 4″ ft in

Based on machine configuration: 5.2 m/17'1" boom; 2.6m/8'6" arm

Image illustration only. Production machines may differ in appearance and features vary between markets and models.

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Optimized hydraulics

Designed to perfectly match the engine power, reduce power loss, and improve controllability and response time.
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New human machine interface (HMI)

All machine interfaces are ergonomically positioned and designed for optimum control and efficiency.
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Built to last

All detail – no matter how small - is overlooked. Silicone caulking is used to prevent rust, waterproof harnesses and connections have been installed - as well as heavy-duty door hinges and bolted-on protection for the framework lights.
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Ultimate tool carrier

Designed to not only be compatible with a range of attachments, but also to enhance their performance by easily and quickly switching to accommodate any needs.
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Service access

The E-series features a new convenient and safe access - such as guardrails - to check the hydraulic tank, fuel tank and DEF. This is in addition to the easily accessible side entry, through a wide compartment door.

Only with Volvo attachments do you get what you wanted when you bought a Volvo in the first place – maximum productivity and uptime. Volvo develops and offers a wide range of attachments which brings you unmatched flexibility and versatility, making it easy for you to develop job opportunities and to get the job done with increased productivity. Displayed attachments may not be available in all markets. Consult your dealer for specific availability.