HD Hyundai HX480A L crawler excavator on a demolition site

HX480A L 48 Tonne Crawler Excavator

HX480A L

The HX480AL heavy crawler excavator is part of the popular A-Series range. From its robust exterior design to its performance-enhancing smart technologies, this mighty 50 tonne machine is designed to deliver in many industries and is optimised for heavy digging, lifting and grading applications and built to last, with minimum downtime.

50690 kg

Cummins X12 Stage V

298 kW

1.38 - 3.20 cubic meter

Technical details

Product Overview

The HX480A L is powered by a robust Stage V Cummins X12 engine with innovative integrated after-treatment system that reduces both emissions and maintenance requirements. With 298 kW (400 hp), it delivers all the power you need to handle demanding jobs, along with better fuel efficiency. A toughened, comfortable cab and easy-to-use controls provide a safer working environment while a range of smart technologies and new hydraulic system enable greater efficiency. A lifting work mode improves fine control and other additional features optimise operation and monitoring to enhance productivity every single day.

Reasons to choose the HX480A L

Greater efficiency and productivity

The HX480A L has the perfect balance of power, fuel efficiency and smart technologies to help you achieve greater productivity at all times.

  • All-in-one exhaust aftertreatment system cuts emissions and operating costs while enhancing reliability and simplifying maintenance.
  • New EPIC (Electric Pump Independent Control) hydraulic system improves fuel efficiency.
  • Eco Report feature helps develop efficient working habits by displaying real-time information about machine performance.
  • Eco Gauge level adjusts according to the engine workload and provides an instant view of fuel savings during operation.
  • Automatic Engine Shutdown feature cuts fuel consumption and emissions when the machine is idling.
HD Hyundai HX480A L crawler excavator on a demolition site using the hammer attachment

Comfortable operation

With a 13% increase in cab space, many convenient electronic functions and a highly advanced infotainment system, the HX480A L really is designed with the operator in mind.

  • The 8"" cab display is designed to deliver excellent legibility while the centralised switches allow convenient checking of the AdBlue/DEF level.
  • One pedal for straight travel helps when long distance travelling or a combination of attachment work with travelling is necessary.
  • A proportional control switch with better speed control provides added convenience and can be switched to a control by foot pedal.
  • The accelerator, remote air conditioner controller and instrument cluster can be operated using the convenient jog shuttle-type controller.
  • Pilot pressure operated joysticks and pedals provide almost effortless operation.
HD Hyundai HX480A L crawler excavator on a demolition site at sunset

Tougher structures

The machine structures have been reinforced for high load work, while the attachments have been rigorously tested to match the toughest conditions.

  • The upper and lower frame structures have been reinforced and tested, to ensure that they exceed on-site demands for durability.
  • The wear resistance of the bucket has been improved through the use of new material.
  • A durable cooling module helps achieve high productivity in tough working environments.
  • An automatically reversible fan protects the radiators from flying debris.
  • Optional side bumpers absorb any impact on the exterior frame to protect your equipment.
  • Removable counterweights allow you to tailor your machine for any application.
HD Hyundai HX480A L crawler excavator unloading material

Low effort, low cost servicing

The HX480A L is designed with low-effort servicing in mind and greater connectivity while every component and material have been optimised to ensure a long, trouble-free life.

  • Ground level access to filters, lube fittings and master switches make servicing more convenient.
  • Service intervals have increased by 100% from 500hrs to 1000hrs on the following items: engine oil, pre-filter, engine oil filter and fuel filter.
  • Hi MATE remote management system utilises GPS-satellite technology to provide the highest level of service and product support available.
  • Engine Connected Diagnostics provide troubleshooting information as well as tailored servicing.
  • Our Mobile Fleet App provides all the information you need to run your fleet efficiently and economically.
HD Hyundai HX480A L crawler excavator being serviced

FAQs about the HX480A L crawler excavator

Does the HX480A L 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 HX480A L integrate with Hi Mate?

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

What is the service interval on the HX480A L?

Service intervals have increased by 100% from 500hrs to 1000hrs when using CK-4 engine oil on the following items, engine oil, pre-filter, engine oil filter and fuel filter.

What is the tailswing radius of the HX480A L?


What is the bucket capacity of the HX480A L?

1.38 m³ - 3.20 m³

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