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The Volvo EC60E is a comfortable fit for any application

The EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is built for comfortable, efficient operation in a wide variety of applications.

The new EC60E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is built to fit any jobsite – from confined spaces to major construction projects. This machine offers improved traction, excellent swing force and high lifting capacity to achieve outstanding results, fast. With a compact design, long arm, and optional fixed boom and offset boom, the versatile and powerful EC60E is suitable for a large range of applications.

To ensure optimum performance shift after shift, this machine is equipped with a Volvo Stage IIIB / Tier 4 final engine and adjustable hydraulic flow. The effective cooling system is driven by 43.3kW of power to eliminate overheating.

The EC60E’s highly responsive controls ensure the machine does exactly what the operator intends for fluent movement throughout operation. The operator can set the machine to their own style and to suit the job at hand for easier control and increased performance. The auxiliary hydraulic flows, electric dozer blade and boom offset speed can be adjusted by the operator and tailored to three different work response modes –‘Active’, ‘Normal’ or ‘Soft’.

Comfort and convenience

The EC60E features a new generation Volvo Cab that includes 10% more space for comfortable operation. The new cab design creates more room behind the seat, allowing the operator to move more freely. Increased storage space is available for operator comfort and convenience – a phone tray, two power sockets, cup holder and three other large storage areas makes the Volvo cab a more convenient working environment.

The comfortable and adjustable seat ensures the best in operator comfort and the cab’s air conditioning is 10% more efficient, with six adjustable vents that allow for optimal airflow through the cab. 

All-round visibility is improved by a thinner pillar, larger glazed area and enlarged wiper blade. The rear view camera secures a better view for accurate control through the 7" color LCD display, ensuring there are no blind spots even in the most confined working areas.

For easy, intuitive operation, the keypad groups all controls on the right hand side and the 7” color LCD screen displays all machine information for access to functions through its easy to use menus. The hot keys allow the operator to directly access pre-set functions for added convenience. The improved proportional joy stick provides better grip and increases ease of control.

Do more with Volvo

The EC60E is equipped with a number of features combined to increase machine availability and reduce downtime. Ground level service access and convenient greasing points reduce service time and maintenance costs. Service intervals can easily be monitored via the in-cab screen, which shows reminders when maintenance is needed. 

The new Volvo engine and improved hydraulics work together to offer superior fuel efficiency. With the standard auto idle feature – a unique offering from Volvo – the engine stops automatically after a preselected idle time, lowering fuel costs and noise. A stopped hour meter reduces maintenance costs and increases the resale value of the machine.

This excavator is equipped with Volvo MATRIS software that analyzes operator behavior to improve efficiency, boost productivity and reduce fuel and maintenance costs. Volvo also offers the VCADS Pro diagnostic system, making it easy to control the machine.

Adapt with ease

For outstanding versatility, the EC60E can be equipped with a wide range of durable attachments that are suitable for any application including utilities, building, agriculture, landscaping and forestry. These attachments can be easily changed to save time and reduce costs, and the machine’s design, hydraulics, piping and in-cab switches combined with the Volvo attachments range to allow the EC60E to take on a variety of tasks with ease.

The addition of either a mechanical or a hydraulic quick coupler allows attachments to be changed quickly and efficiently. A complete range of buckets from general purpose reinforced buckets to ditching buckets is available, allowing the machine to work on a wide range of applications.

Volvo’s durable hydraulic breakers are fully compatible with the EC60E. The wide range of breaker tools (or bits) has been built to break all kinds of material and combines excellent performance with low noise and vibration levels. The machine can also be equipped with the Volvo thumb, designed to work with both Volvo direct fit buckets and quick coupler to make many tasks possible, including piling, placing, loading, lifting and carrying.



Tiffany Cheng

Head of Brand, Marketing and Corporate Communication
Regions Asia and China
Volvo Construction Equipment

Åsa Alström

Head of Strategic Communications
Volvo Construction Equipment

Key specs:

EC60E Metric Imperial
Engine Volvo D2.6H, T4f
.. Rated output at 36.7 r/s (2200 r/min)
.... SAE J1995 gross 44.3 kW (60 hp) 44.3 kW (59 hp)
Width overall 1 920 mm 6'4"
Max reach, Standard/Long arm 6.105 / 6.395 m 20'0" / 21'0" ft in
Dump height, Standard/Long arm 4.150 / 4.340 m 13'7" / 14'3" ft in
Digging depth Standard/Long arm 3.695 / 3.995 m 12'1" / 13'1" ft in
Tear out force* 28.8 kN 6,470 lbf
Breakout force* 43.3 kN 9,720 lbf
Operating weight – Canopy version** N/A
Operating weight – Cab version 5 760 kg 12,700 lb
  • * ISO 6015
  • ** Canopy is under development