HW160A using the log grabber attachment to move lumber on a forestry site

HW160A Wheeled Excavator


The HW160A is our 17-tonne mobile excavator with the extra power and mobility needed to perform in construction projects and waste management. Designed for the urban work environment, it complies with Euro Stage V emissions regulations while delivering high performance with greater fuel efficiency, comfort and safety.

17580 kg

Cummins B4.5

129 kW

0.70 - 1.05 cubic meter

Technical details

Product Overview

Hyundai Construction Equipment has raised the bar again with a new series of wheeled excavators that give you the edge in numerous on and off-road applications. Our A-Series machines comply with EU Stage V emissions regulations while delivering greater performance, versatility, comfort, control and safety. Featuring a new, compact rear design and enhanced controllability, the HW160A is a new class leader on big and small sites, for trenching, digging, dozing, drilling, cutting, lifting or site preparation.

Reasons to choose the HW160A

Greater performance

With an eco-friendly engine and advanced control technologies, the HW160A helps operators to reach new heights of productivity.

  • Stage V Cummins engine delivers 31% more peak torque and 5% more peak power than its predecessor, while providing up to 11% fuel savings.
  • All-in-one exhaust aftertreatment system combines a DOC, SCR and DPF for less maintenance and better fuel economy.
  • Engine Auto-idle feature saves fuel and cuts emissions.
  • Eco gauge helps to reduce emissions and running costs by monitoring efficiency.
  • Automatic digging brake allows work to begin immediately after stopping.
  • Electronic reversible fan provides automatic engine cooling, while a self-cleaning mode eliminates dust and debris.
HW160A using the log grabber attachment to move lumber on a forestry site

Greater versatility

With the versatility to tackle any job using multiple attachments, the HW160A delivers maximum productivity and return on investment.

  • Optional factory mounted Engcon tiltrotator boosts efficiency through enhanced control, with lower fuel consumption.
  • Attachment flow control with 2 x 10 attachment memory via the on-board machine display.
  • Trailer hitch preparation kit transports all necessary tools and machinery to the worksite in one trip.
  • Factory-prepared 2D or 3D-ready Machine Control or Machine Guidance systems give you the flexibility to work on a wider range of job sites and applications.
HW160A using the log grabber attachment to move lumber on a forestry site

Greater comfort

The HW160A has a spacious cab featuring a deluxe heated, air suspension seat and controls that are within easy reach.

  • Market-leading 8"" touchscreen with Wi-Fi connectivity and Hi-Mate telematic system.
  • Right-hand joystick steering for quick, easy manoeuvring and enhanced productivity.
  • 4-wheel hydrostatic drive system ensures a smooth driving experience, even in rough conditions.
  • Load sensing hydraulic system allows for multi-functional operation and precise machine movements.
Interior view of crawler excavator cabin

FAQs about the HW160A wheeled excavator

Does the HW160A use radar?

Radar with 2nd monitor detects static or moving objects to the rear.


Does the HW160A have touchscreen?

Market-leading 8" Touchscreen with Wi-Fi connectivity and Hi-Mate telematic system.


Is the HW160A ULEZ compliant?

Compliant with current and future Euro Stage V Emission standards, it is ready for use in Europe's growing number of urban low emission zones (LEZ's).

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