Hitachi Construction Machinery


About the ZW160-7

The ZW160-7 is the safest wheel loader in the market thanks to the superb visibility from the cab and intelligent safety-enhancing features including the Aerial Angle camera, and rear obstacle detection and warning systems. It also offers exceptional versatility and can be used on a wide range of applications with three types of lift arms – standard, high and parallel.
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Discover the benefits

  • A perfect workspace in the state-of-the-art cab with integrated console and seat suspension, reduced noise and low vibration levels.
  • Unrivalled safety and superb all-round visibility due to 270-degree bird’s-eye view, curved engine hood and intelligent systems.
  • Impressive fuel economy and exceptional efficiency.
  • Increased uptime thanks to durable components, intelligent prevention systems and easy maintenance features.
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Specifications for the ZW160-7

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  • Engine
    Engine Model
    CUMMINS B4.5
    Engine Type
    4-cycle water-cooled, direct injection
    Turbocharger and intercooled
    No. of cylinders
    Maximum power ISO 14396
    123 kW / 165 hp
    Maximum torque, gross
    755 Nm at 1 200 min-1 (rpm)
    Bore and stroke
    107 mm X 124 mm
    Piston displacement
    4.46 L
    2 x 12 V
  • Tires
    Tire size
    20.5R25 (L3)
    Refer to standard & optional equipment list
  • Brakes
    Service brakes
    Inboard mounted fully hydraulic 4 wheel wet disc brakes. Front & rear independent brake circuit, HST (Hydro Static Transmission) system provides additional hydraulic braking capacity.
    Parking brakes
    Spring applied, hydraulically released, wet disc type
  • Steering system
    Articulated frame steering
    Steering angle
    Each direction 40° ; total 80°
    Double-acting piston type
    No. x Bore x Stroke
    2 x 65 mm x 419 mm
  • Hydraulic system
    Main pump
    Gear type
    Maximum flow
    194 L/min at 2 200 min-1 (rpm)
    Hydraulic cylinders Type
    Double acting type
    No. x Bore x Stroke
    Arm : 2 x 125 mm x 760 mm Bucket : 1 x 150 mm x 495 mm
  • Power train
    Electrical-controlled 2 motor hydrostatic transmission with summation gear box, Gear box : Fixed gear ratio, powershift countershaft type
    Travel speed* Forward / Reverse 1st
    13 / 13 km/h (13 / 13 km/h)
    Travel speed* Forward / Reverse 2nd
    13 / 13 km/h (13 / 13 km/h)
    Travel speed* Forward / Reverse 3rd
    20 / 20 km/h (20 / 20 km/h)
    Travel speed* Forward / Reverse 4th
    39 / 39 km/h (39 / 39 km/h)
  • Axle and final drive
    Drive system
    Four-wheel drive system
    Oscillation angle
    Total 20˚ (+10˚,-10˚)
  • Environment
    Engine Emissions
    Complies with EU stage V
    Sound level in cab according to ISO 6396
    67 LpA dB(A)
    External sound level according to ISO 6395 and EU Directive 2000/14/EC
    104 LwA dB(A)
    Air Conditioning System
    The air conditioning system contains fluorinated greenhouse gases. Refrigerant type: HFC-134a, GWP: 1430, Amount: 0.75±0.05kg, CO2e: 1.07±0.07ton.
  • Service refill capacities
    Fuel tank
    205 L
    Engine coolant
    20 L
    Engine oil
    16 L
    Torque converter & transmission
    30 L
    Front axle differential & wheel hubs
    25 L
    Rear axle differential & wheel hubs
    25 L
    Hydraulic oil tank
    80 L
    DEF/AdBlue® tank
    18 L
  • Dimensions and specifications
    Overall length (without bucket) (mm)
    6 420 mm (standard arm) 6 905 mm (High-lift arm)
    Overall height up to cab top (mm)
    3 280 mm
    Ground clearance (minimum) (mm)
    430 mm
    Turning radius (centerline of outside tire) (mm)
    5 085 mm
    Turning radius to inside of tires (mm)
    2 870
    Height to bucket hinge pin, fully raised (mm)
    3 840
    Lift arm clearance at max lift (mm)
    3 570 mm (standard arm) 4 055 mm ( High-lift arm)
    Static tipping load (Straight) (kg)
    10 610 kg (Standard arm) 9 780 kg (High-lift arm)
    Breakout force (kN)
    105 kN 10 690 kgf (Standard arm) 103 kN 10 490 kgf (High-lift arm)
    Operating weight (kg)
    12 910 kg (standard arm) 13 080 kg (High-lift arm)
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Buckets enhance the performance of your ZW160-7

  • High-quality buckets and robust ground engaging tools (GET) will increase your profit by maximising productivity and uptime.
  • Choose from a wide range of Hitachi buckets to suit the application, with quick coupler connections also available.
  • Hitachi GET fit precisely to your attachments and are quick and safe to install and replace.
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Try before you buy with Hitachi Premium Rental

You can rent a wide range of Hitachi excavators and wheel loaders direct from Hitachi via our dealer network. Hitachi Premium Rental machines can be hired by the month and for periods of up to one year. This gives you the high levels of reliability, quality and service you would expect from Hitachi, and greater flexibility to meet the varying demands of your business.

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“It feels good to operate, as it’s very stable and user-friendly. For example, it’s so simple to change attachments, which will be advantageous for the applications it will be working on."

Michael Karlsen

Construction Manager for Veinor

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