Construction Equipment North America

Medium Crawler ExcavatorsECR235E

  • 52,250 - 61,440 lbs
  • 173 hp
  • 0.47 - 1.88 yd³

The optimized compact design of the ECR235E Excavator offers a short swing radius for operating in confined spaces without compromising performance.... Read more

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Big on productivity, small in size

The optimized compact design of the ECR235E Excavator offers a short swing radius for operating in confined spaces without compromising performance. The machine's Tier 4 Final/Stage IV engine and hydraulics system results in smoother operation and increased productivity.


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Operating weight 52,250 - 61,440 lbs
Gross power 173 hp
…at engine speed 1,800 rpm
Bucket capacity 0.47 - 1.88 yd³
Lifting capacity, along undercarriage 16,770 lbs reach / height 20 / 5 ft
Max. digging reach 32′ 5″ ft in
Max. digging depth 22′ 2″ ft in
Breakout force, SAE J1179 (Normal) 28,100 lbf
Breakout force, SAE J1179 (Boost) 29,710 lbf
Tear out force, SAE J1179 (Normal) 22,780 lbf
Tear out force, SAE J1179 (Boost) 24,080 lbf
Overall width feet inches 10′ 2″ ft in
Tail swing radius 5′ 11″ ft in

Based on machine configuration: 5.7m boom, 2.9m arm / 18'8" boom, 9'6" arm

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

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Short swing radius

The short swing radius design allows safe and concise operation in confined spaces.
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Comfort cab

The newly designed ROPS-certified cab has improved all-round visibility, more space and ergonomic controls.
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Enhanced hydraulics

The hydraulics system, fully electronic control system and advanced ECO mode, result in better fuel efficiency and productivity.
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Volvo's buckets are the perfectly matched tool for digging and re-handling in all working conditions.
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Customer Support Agreements

Customer Support Agreements offer preventive maintenance, total repairs and a number of uptime services

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.