HX260A L crawler excavator operating on a site

HX260A L 26 Tonne Crawler Excavator

HX260A L

The Hyundai HX260A L 26 tonne crawler excavator features the new A-series upper frame design, which boosts lifting capacity by up to 10%. Combined with the new lifting mode, this makes the HX260A L the ideal machine for moving heavy objects around on the worksite, whether that’s in construction, mass excavation or mining.

27000 kg

Cummins B6.7 Stage V

173 kW

0.80 - 1.34 cubic meter

Technical details

Product Overview

The HX260A L is equipped with an eco-friendly Stage V engine that satisfies the strictest emissions requirements. It also delivers impressive power and performance with 949 Nm of peak torque (31% more than its predecessor), setting a new industry benchmark. Like all A-Series machines, this excavator features our all-in-one exhaust aftertreatment system. Removing the need for EGR has also enabled us to improve productivity through better fuel economy and longer service intervals. A range of smart technologies are included for precise management of the engine output and pump flow rate. Additional control and monitoring features help you to further improve productivity every single day.

Reasons to choose the HX260A L

Powerful and efficient

The HX260A L features the perfect balance of power and technology for precise control and reduced running costs, helping to boost productivity at all times.

  • The Cummins B6.7 engine delivers more power and performance with 949 Nm of peak torque.
  • All-in-one aftertreatment system removes the need for EGR.
  • Automatic engine shutdown feature cuts fuel consumption and emissions.
  • Eco Gauge helps operators to reduce emissions and running costs by displaying the engine workload and fuel-saving status.
  • Lifting mode improves precision and lift capability through RPM reduction, power boost activation and enhanced pump flow control.
  • EPFC (Electronic Pump Flow Control) ensures the optimal balance of power and precision.
HX260A L engine on a white background

Robust and dependable

We’ve prioritised reliability from design and manufacturing to quality control, to minimise downtime, repairs and any unexpected costs.

  • The undercarriage has nine bottom rollers to improve stability, reduce track wear and decrease the risk of de-tracking.
  • A cooling module has been stringently tested to protect productivity in tough working environments.
  • The cabin structure is reinforced with high-strength steel and is certified to ROPS and FOPS safety standards.
  • The machine can be optionally equipped with side bumpers to absorb any impact on the exterior frame and protect the machine.
hyundai hx260al excavator stationary on a white background

Greater operator comfort

The cab is designed to improve productivity and reduce operator fatigue with convenient, easy to reach controls and a range of options that can be tailored to your needs.

  • Key On Init Work Mode allows operators to save the attachment mode setting so that the machine is automatically in the right work mode when re-starting.
  • Menu functions can be set by the machine owner and password locked to restrict access.
  • Combination speed setting system allows operators to balance load sensitivity and boom priority against arm and swing.
  • Wide touchscreen monitor features an 8-inch display to enable easy, efficient control.
  • Improved visibility to the rear and bottom right-hand side, plus safer cab access.
  • For added convenience, the accelerator, remote air conditioner controller and instrument cluster can be operated using the integrated jog dial module.
Interior view of crawler excavator cabin

Easy servicing and maintenance

The HX260A L is designed to make maintenance as easy and convenient as possible with quality components and greater connectivity for smarter, more profitable working.

  • Our Diagnostic Tools app lets technicians connect wirelessly to the machine on-site using a smartphone or laptop.
  • Our Mobile Fleet app provides all the information you need to run your fleet efficiently and economically.
  • The fuel filter lifetime has been extended from 500 hours to 1,000 hours.
  • Hyundai’s innovative Hi MATE telematics system enables full monitoring of machine activity and performance.
  • The urea tank cover has been upgraded to a fully open type, making filling more convenient.
HX260A L crawler excavator being serviced on site

FAQs about the HX260A L excavator

Does the HX260A L comply with the European stage V emission levels?

Yes. The HX260A L is fully compliant.

Does the HX260A L integrate with Hi Mate?

Yes. And it also features our new Engine Connected Diagnostics (ECD) system which immediately reports any engine failure to both Hi Mate and the engine manufacturer to ensure the fastest, easiest resolution.

Does the HX260A L have air conditioning?

The heating and air conditioning system efficiently regulates and directs airflow in the cabin.

What is the tailswing radius of the HX260A L?


What is the bucket capacity of the HX260A L?

0.80 m³ - 1.34 m³

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