HD Hyundai HX48A Z compact excavator in snowy conditions, using a breaker hammer attachment

HX48A Z Compact Excavator

HX48A Z Compact Excavator

The new HX48A Z is an all-new design, with breaking standards in performance, comfort, control, safety and serviceability. This 4.8-tonne machine is perfect for working productively and tirelessly in tough applications.

5030 kg

Yanmar 4TNV88C

29.1 kW

0.13 cubic meter

Technical details

Product Overview

Enjoy the benefits of a true zero tailswing excavator, with greater manoeuvrability, safety and peace of mind operating, knowing you’re less at risk of damaging surrounding structures. The HX48A Z also has a brand-new Stage V engine delivering 29.1 kW (39.6 hp) gross power and is available in a cabin or canopy design. A 4-way dozer blade, tilting cabin and load sensing hydraulic system all contribute to more productive working.

Reasons to choose the HX48A Z

Breaking standards in comfort & controllability

The HX48A Z cabin and canopy machines have been designed with operator comfort and convenience in mind, with spacious interiors and easy to use controls.

  • New 5-inch full colour LCD display monitor makes controlling excavator settings and critical functions easy.
  • IP68 waterproof LCD monitor is especially important when working in a canopy model.
  • New, full glass door provides greater visibility.
  • Modern audio system with MP3 radio and USB as standard.
  • Adjustable hydraulic attachment flow using the digital display improves speed and ease-of-use.
HX48A Z Hyundai compact excavator operator cabin

Breaking standards in safety

All our new compact excavator models have the highest levels of safety standards, with state-of-the-art features that protect the operator, machine and surrounding area.

  • Auto Safety Lock feature prevents accidental machine operation.
  • ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structure), TOPS (Tip-Over Protective Structure) and optional FOG (Falling Object Guard) deliver ultimate safety while working.
  • Anti-theft system includes password-protected ignition and an optional GPS machine tracker.
  • An overload warning alarm sounds when too much weight is lifted.
  • Boom, arm and dozer blade safety valves automatically activate in the event of hydraulic hose damage, to prevent them dropping.
HD Hyundai HX48A Z compact excavator in snowy conditions, using a breaker hammer attachment

Breaking standards in productivity

TA new efficient, but powerful Stage V engine meets EU emission regulations, while a load sensing hydraulic system makes for smooth but powerful and precise control.

  • 2-way auxiliary piping as standard allows the use of hammer or shear attachments.
  • A standard floating function and an optional 4-way dozer blade for enhanced versatility and efficiency.
  • The flow sharing function provides for excellent multi-operation ability
  • Adjustable hydraulic attachment flow using the digital display improves speed and ease-of-use.
  • Benefit from the easy changing of tracks when working on different surfaces.
HX48A Z Compact Excavator unloading material

Breaking standards in serviceability

An easy access design makes daily maintenance and servicing quicker and reduces downtime, while long service intervals help reduce costs.

  • A tilting cabin makes daily maintenance checks and servicing easier to access.
  • New boom, arm and bucket cylinder guards provide increased protection, reducing downtime and costly repairs.
  • A dozer blade cylinder maintenance interface enables the easy replacement of hoses.
  • HD Hyundai’s Hi-MATE remote management system helps to provide the highest level of service and product support available.
HX48A Z excavator with engine hood open

FAQs about the HX48A Z compact excavator

Does the HX48A 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 HX48A 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 HX48A Z?

The operating weight is 4.8 tonnes.

Is the HX48A Z zero tail swing?

Yes. The HX48A 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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