HW170 CR excavator working on digging on a construction site

HW170A CR Wheeled Excavator


The HW170A CR (Compact Radius) has been designed to perform in urban construction and landscaping projects where space is tight. With reduced tailswing, tough exterior and many important safety features it won’t let you down, even on the toughest and smallest sites.

18820 kg

Cummins B4.5

129 kW

0.70 - 1.05 cubic meter

Technical details

Product Overview

Our new A-Series HW170A CR is ready to help build your world. Its 4-cylinder Cummins B4.5 Stage V engine is perfectly balanced to deliver 129kW (173hp) with unmatched efficiency. Featuring a new tough exterior design with added safety features and a host of new cab features, you can rely on the HW170A CR to provide maximum mobility and productivity on restricted construction sites and infrastructure projects.

Reasons to choose the HW170A CR

Productive & fuel efficient

The Hyundai HW170A CR was designed with the urban work environment in mind having many fuel saving features.

  • New Cummins engine is compliant with current and future Euro Stage V emission standards and is ready for use in Europe's growing number of urban Low Emission Zones (LEZ's).
  • All-in-one exhaust aftertreatment module combines DOC, SCR and DPF for less maintenance and improved fuel economy.
  • Engine Auto-idling feature saves fuel, reduces noise and cuts exhaust emissions.
  • Eco gauge monitors engine efficiency, helping you reduce emissions and running costs.
  • 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.
HD Hyundai HW170 CR excavator moving a large iron object next to a pink house

The ultimate safe environment

The Hyundai approach to safety improves protection for operators, co-workers, passers-by, surrounding buildings and of course the machines themselves.

  • Advanced Around View Monitoring (AAVM) camera system provides a full 360° field of view around the machine.
  • Geo-fencing interface protects the machine from theft or unauthorised usage. Hyundai's telematic system Hi MATE alerts you in real-time.
  • Auto Safety Lock prevents unintended operation due to the excavator not being controlled solely by the RCV lever.
  • Increased swing speed and swing torque are ideal for working with a Tiltrotator.
  • Safety valves are standard on boom, arm, dozer blade, and ram lock cylinders.
HD Hyundai HW170 CR excavator safety features

Efficient operation

Reduced tailswing plus the latest features and technology make the operator feel in total control, on any job site and in any application.

  • Reduced tailswing provides class-leading compactness for peace of mind working in confined spaces and busy environments.
  • Load sensing hydraulic system allows for multi-functional operation and precise machine movements.
  • Proportional auxiliary hydraulics as standard enable smooth, precise control of attachments.
  • Fine swing control for increased precision with less material spill.
  • Power Boost function for instant power up when needed.
Interior view of crawler excavator cabin

Greater versatility

With the flexibility to tackle any job using multiple attachments, the HW170A CR delivers greater versatility for maximum productivity and return on investment.

  • An 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.
  • A trailer hitch preparation kit allows you to transport all your tools and machinery to the worksite in one trip.
  • 2D or 3D-ready Machine Control or Machine Guidance systems give you the flexibility to work on a wide range of job sites and applications.
HD Hyundai HW170 CR excavator moving gravel

FAQs about the HW170A CR wheeled excavator

Does the HW170A CR 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 HW170A CR 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 HW170A CR?

The operating weight is 17 tonnes.

Is it compatible with a Tiltrotator?

Yes. Increased swing speed and swing torque are ideal for working with a Tiltrotator.

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