The Z55 excavator brings to six the number of compact units in the lineup. With a cab, operating weight is 12,247 pounds. It has a 47.6-horsepower Yanmar Tier-4 engine. ECO mode will reduce engine speed by 10 percent without sacrificing power, the company says, and auto deceleration decreases engine speed to idle after four seconds without hydraulic movement. Combined, this reduces fuel consumption by 20 percent, the company says.
Gehl Z55 Excavator Specifications
- Operating weight: 12,247 pounds
- Power: 47.6 horsepower
- Digging depth: 12 feet 9.5 inches
- Bucket breakout: 9,419 pounds