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Crawler Excavator EC480D

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Capitalize on versatility

Get productive with Volvo's EC480D crawler excavator. These machines perform with greater digging force and shorter cycle times and feature increased engine power and improved hydraulics. Sustain optimum power and productivity day in and day out with Volvo.

Values in Metric Change

47,300 - 53,100 kg
Operating weight
265 kW
Gross power
1.77 - 3.8
Bucket capacity
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Volvo D-series Series Crawler Excavators Launch video (LRM)

Leave the big jobs to the heavy equipment machines you can rely on. Get top hydraulic excavator performance from the Volvo D-series excavators. Bring on the heavy-duty applications in a wide range of demanding conditions, including mining, quarry work, civil construction, mass excavation, hauler truck loading, trenching, large-scale road building, pipe lifting and more. The Volvo D-series excavators help you to handle more tons per hour, large buckets, smooth control, leading fuel efficiency and all-day comfortable operation.

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Maximize your profit and uptime today

We understand that the needs of your business vary. That's why there are four different Customer Support Agreements helping you stay profitable.

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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


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  • 346 kW
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  • 47,300 - 53,100 kg
  • 265 kW
  • 1.77 - 3.8


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  • 215 kW
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