Hitachi Construction EX5600-6

Smooth efficiency on the roughest jobs

When you want to get more work done day-after-day, the EX5600-6 is an excellent choice. It combines proven designs with the newest technological advances to provide you with high uptime and maximum productivity.

Product highlights:

Pairs with Hitachi EH3500ACII, EH4000ACII and EH5000AC-3 trucks.
Lets you get more done with greater horsepower and larger BH bucket capacity.
Provides smooth and accurate swinging with an advanced, triple-roller swing bearing.
Increased engine and hydraulic cooling capacity.
10% increase in the hydraulic system, which ensures smooth simultaneous operations.
Great environmental performance – two Cummins QSKTA50C engines generate a total of 2238 kW (3,000 gross horsepower) at 1800 rpm (an increase of 7%) while meeting EPA Tier 2 emission regulations.
New short reach backhoe front feature.
Available in both backhoe and front-shovel configurations.


Manufacturer:Hitachi Construction
Model year:2015
Msrp:Request a Quote
Weight:BE Backhoe: 1,184,000 lbs. (537,000 kg) Loading Shovel: 1,175,000 lbs. (533,000 kg)
Engine Type:Tier 2
Engine Make:(2) Cummins
Engine Model:QSK50C
Gross Horsepower:1,500 hp (1,119 kW) x 2 @ 1,800 rpm
Net Horsepower:1,434 hp (1,069 kW) x 2 @ 1,800 rpm
Torque:4,846 ft. lbs. (6,570 Nm) x 2 @ 1,400 rpm
Bucket Capacity:Backhoe: 44.5 cu. yd. (34 m³) Loading Shovel: 38 - 40 cu. yd. (29 - 30.6 m³)
Contact Us Request a Quote