Construction Equipment Europe

Compact ExcavatorsECR40D

  • 3,880 kg
  • 18.5 kW
  • 0.05 - 0.15

Improve safety and performance in all applications in the ECR40D short swing radius compact excavator, featuring a clever design and advanced features... Read more

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Experience big power from a short swing

Improve safety and performance in all applications in the ECR40D short swing radius compact excavator, featuring a clever design and advanced features to deliver high levels of comfort, performance and versatility. Be more productive in a range of applications with easy serviceability, flexibility and greater efficiency, combined to ensure a precise operation.


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

Engine Volvo D1.7A
Gross power 18.5 kW
Net power 17.2 kW engine speed 2,200 rpm
Operating weight 3,880 kg
Operating weight, canopy version 3,745 - 4,460 kg
Bucket capacity 0.05 - 0.15
Travel speed, low / high 2.7 / 4.5 km/h
Slewing speed 9 rpm
Breakout force 32.9 kN
Tear out force (arm breakout force) 23.7 kN
Overall width 1,780 - 0 mm
Overall length 4,780 mm
Main hydraulic pump max. flow 103 l/min
Boom swing angle, left / right 76 / 56 degree

Based on machine configuration: With 300mm rubber tracks and short arm

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


Built ready

Get the most out of your machine. The ECR40D is a perfect match with Volvo attachments allowing you to change hydraulic settings directly and easily from the keypad. For increased versatility and uptime, Volvo has a durable range of attachments so you can access more applications and effectively perform a variety of jobs.
Volvo Compact Excavator ECR40D

Dealer support

For less downtime and expert care, Volvo proactively respond to your requirements faster and fully support your service and maintenance needs through its local workshops and on-site service vans. Your attentive Volvo dealer offers professional expertise and preventative maintenance solutions to keep you working and ensure more uptime.
Volvo Compact Excavator ECR40D

Operator environment

Operate in a best-in-class cab for superior operator comfort and less fatigue. The ECR40D is equipped with a spacious operator environment offering excellent all-around visibility and an adjustable suspended seat and console. Most machine functions and settings can be quickly accessed through keypad and monitor for maximum control of your machine.
Volvo Compact Excavator ECR40D

Optimized efficiency

For lower costs, increased productivity and maximum uptime a number of efficient features combine on the ECR40D. ECO mode allows you to choose the right machine setting for the job at hand for impressive fuel efficiency and no loss of performance. Robust design and quality digging equipment delivers durability and long term machine value. Auto idle and Auto engine shutdown reduces operating hours, noise levels and maintenance costs.
Volvo Compact Excavator ECR40D

Short swing radius

This compact excavator is designed and built to work in tight spaces and can be used on more jobsites while reducing risk of damage to the machine and its surroundings. Short swing radius design and boom cylinder position on the left make the ECR40D the number one choice for working in confined areas. Slew and offset movements are controlled simultaneously for easy and fast positioning of the machine.

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.