Hitachi Construction EX1900-6

A heritage of productivity

For years, the Hitachi EX1800 was the industry’s leading 180-ton shovel. Now, the EX1900-6 builds on the proven productivity of the EX1800 and EX1900-5, and steps it up to an even higher level with the latest shovel innovations and technology. The best keeps getting better.

Product highlights

Pairs up perfectly with Hitachi EH1700-3 rigid frame trucks.
Delivers faster cycle times with added horsepower and swing-priority hydraulic system.
Operators stay more comfortable and get easier operation thanks to new air-ride seat and redesigned electric joystick controls.
Great environmental performance – Cummins QSK38C generates 810 kW (1,086 gross horsepower) at 1,800 rpm while meeting EPA Tier 2 emission regulations.
Offers great options including back-and right-side cameras with color monitors.
Available in both backhoe and front-shovel configurations.


Manufacturer:Hitachi Construction
Model year:2015
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Weight:BE Backhoe: 423,280 lbs. (192,000 kg) Loading Shovel: 421,075 lbs. (191,000 kg)
Engine Type:Tier 2
Engine Make:Cummins
Engine Model:QSK38-C
Gross Horsepower:1,086 hp (810 kW) @ 1,800 rpm
Net Horsepower:1,054 hp (775 kW) @ 1,800 rpm
Torque:3,485 ibf-ft. (4,725 Nm) @ 1,300 rpm
Bucket Capacity:Backhoe: 5.8 - 15.7 cu. yd. (4.4 - 12 m³) Loading Shovel: 14.4 - 15.7 cu. yd. (11 - 12 m³)
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