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Crawler Excavator EC480E

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Productivity at your fingertips

Introducing the EC480E crawler excavator from Volvo – a powerful and efficient production machine designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. With advanced technology including Volvo’s unique ECO mode and a new electro-hydraulic control system, the EC480E delivers fuel efficiency improvement.

Values in Metric Change

45,500 - 53,300 kg
Operating weight
278 kW
Gross power
1.55 - 3.3
Bucket capacity
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The genuine way to minimize downtime

Guarantee performance by keeping your machine a Volvo. We know that every part is vital and help you maximize uptime in the long run through Genuine Volvo Parts.

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Remote control of your fleet

Time to save time and money. CareTrack is our telematics system that gives you access to a wide range of machine monitoring information. Wherever you are.

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Values in Metric Change


  • 73,500 - 75,300 kg
  • 385 kW
  • 3.3 - 5.16


  • 45,500 - 53,300 kg
  • 278 kW
  • 1.55 - 3.3


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  • 226 kW
  • 0.83 - 2.53