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HX17A Compact Excavator

HX17A Compact Excavator

The new HX17A Z is one of the smallest machines in our compact excavator range. Featuring an all-new design, with breaking standards in comfort, control and productivity, this 1.7-tonne machine is perfect for working effortlessly in tight spaces.

Kubota D902

12.1 kW

0.04 cubic meter

Technical details

Product Overview

The HX17A Z is a true zero tailswing excavator which eliminates the rear overhang, allowing it to rotate freely within its own footprint. This feature enhances manoeuvrability and safety while minimising the risk of damage to surrounding structures. It also benefits from a brand-new Stage V engine with 16.5 kW (12.1 hp) gross power, making the new HX17A Z a compact machine with big performance in many applications.

Reasons to choose the HX17A Z

Breaking standards in comfort & controllability

Our new cabin has been designed with operator comfort and convenience in mind. A spacious interior and advanced features allow you to work with greater ease and efficiency.

  • A new 5-inch LCD display monitor allows you to easily control excavator settings and quickly access critical functions and operations.
  • Adjust the hydraulic attachment flow using the digital display as standard, for improved speed and ease-of-use.
  • Proportional fingertip control ensures low effort and precise operation of hydraulic attachments.
  • Optional proportional joysticks greatly improve the operability of your machine and your attachments.
  • A proven, high-quality RCV (Remote Control Valve) lever has been added to improve operating and facilitate the use of any attachment.
HX17A Z Hyundai Compact Excavator Operator Cab

Breaking standards in safety

HD Hyundai compact excavators have some of the highest safety standards, offering state-of-the-art features, some of which are unique in the industry.

  • The Auto Safety Lock prevents unintended operation due to the excavator not being controlled solely by the RCV lever.
  • The cabin structure of the HX17A Z is made with integrally welded low-stress, high strength steel to meet ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structures) and TOPS (Tip-Over Protective Structures).
  • The hydraulic accumulator has a reservoir that reserves a little pressure when the machine's off, enabling you to lower the boom and arm and leave your equipment in a safe place after use.
  • The anti-theft system includes a password-protected ignition. Additionally, there is an optional GPS tracker (Hi-MATE) that allows you to quickly locate the machine in case of theft.
  • A safety valve on the dozer blade cylinder delivers exceptional safety during loading & digging operation
HX17A Z Hyundai Compact Excavator Digging against wall

Breaking standards in productivity

The HX17A Z’s new Stage V engine meets emission regulations without needing special exhaust after-treatment devices, resulting in reduced maintenance and greater uptime.

  • A heavy counterweight option can be fitted for increased stability when handling heavy loads.
  • Several dipper arm length options are available to perfectly adapt your machine to match the job in hand.
  • An optional factory-fitted hydraulic line can operate any hydraulic coupler, allowing quick changes of attachments, without leaving the cabin.
  • Hydraulic piping as standard to handle hammer or shear attachments. A single or double acting mode can be selected by the operator.
  • Extendable tracks and adjustable dozer blade offer more stability when working and make transportation easier.
HX17A Z Hyundai Compact Excavator Digging trench

Breaking standards in serviceability

The new HX17A Z is designed to provide easy access for maintenance and long service intervals, while cutting-edge telematics provide access to vital machine information.

  • Our new boom design ensures hydraulic hoses are routed inside the boom for better protection to avoid damage when working.
  • New cylinder guards as standard to the boom, arm, and bucket provide increased protection from damage, reducing the risk of downtime and costly repairs.
  • A blade cylinder maintenance interface enables the easy replacement of hoses, ensuring better accessibility and easier servicing.
  • Hi-MATE is Hyundai’s optional remote management system, utilising GPS satellite technology to provide the highest level of service and product support available.
HX17A Z Hyundai Compact Excavator Service

FAQs about the HX17A Z compact excavator


Does the HX17A Z comply with the European stage V emission levels?

Yes. Its high performance engine delivers better productivity and fuel efficiency while meeting EU Stage V emissions regulations


Does the HX17A Z integrate with Hi Mate?

Yes. Hyundai’s innovative Hi MATE telematics system enables full monitoring of machine activity and performance.


What is the operating weight of the HX17A Z?

The operating weight is 1.7 tonnes.


Is the HX17A Z zero tail swing?

Yes. The HX17A Z is a true zero tailswing excavator which eliminates the rear overhang, allowing it to rotate freely within its own footprint.

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