Hitachi Construction Machinery



This model is
available in:

Superior performance

Designed to be fast, powerful and fuelefficient, the ZX38U-6 will deliver a superior of performance on any job site, particularly in confined spaces in urban areas. As a result, less time is needed to complete projects, reducing running costs and emissions.

High productivity

The ZX38U-6 delivers high levels of productivity on the job site thanks to a powerful Stage V-compliant engine, quick cycle time and an efficient hydraulic system.

Built to last

Durable features of the ZX38U-6 – such as strengthened front joints, reinforced D-frame and boom cylinder guard – ensure a reliable performance, helping you to get the job done on time and on budget.

Lower fuel costs

The advanced energy-saving system combines ECO mode, auto idle and isochronous control features to significantly reduce fuel consumption. It also reduces noise levels and emissions.


    • Model CodeZX38U-6
    • Engine Rated Power (kW)18.8 kW (ISO14396)
    • Operating weight (kg)3 770 – 4 170 kg
    • Backhoe Bucket ISO Heaped0.04 - 0.15 m³
    • Max. digging depth (mm)3 060 – 3 460 mm
    • Bucket digging force (kN) ISO27.1 kN


    • Entry level

      If you require a Hitachi mini excavator for straightforward excavation tasks, the basic machine will perform perfectly.

      See configuration
    • Mid-spec

      If you need added versatility, this Hitachi mini excavator is fitted with a quick coupler for switching attachments easily, and it can be used with buckets of different shapes and sizes for a variety of tasks.

      See configuration
    • High-spec

      A truly multifunctional machine, this Hitachi mini excavator acts as an effective tool carrier for a wide variety of demanding jobs. Suitable for use with a range of hydraulic attachments, it can be controlled using auxiliary function levers or foot pedals, depending on your preference.

      See configuration
    • Custom

      Your Hitachi mini excavator can also be built to include specifications selected by you.

      See configuration

    Entry level

    In configuration


    In configuration


    In configuration


    In configuration

    • Upper structure
    • Tracks
    • Auxiliary hydraulics
    • Muffler
    • Safety
    • Extras

    Your personal details

    Other products in Mini excavators

    0 Compare models