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Excavator EC480E

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EC480E

Productivity at your fingertips

Introducing the EC480E 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 Imperial Change

100,310 - 117,510 lbs
Operating weight
373 hp
Gross power
2.03 - 4.32 yd³
Bucket capacity
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The closest challengers

Values in Imperial Change

EC750E

  • 162,040 - 166,008 lbs
  • 516 hp
  • 4.3 - 6.7 yd³

EC480E

  • 100,310 - 117,510 lbs
  • 373 hp
  • 2.03 - 4.32 yd³

EC380E

  • 83,330 - 94,800 lbs
  • 303 hp
  • 1.09 - 3.31 yd³