Hire 5 ton Mini Excavator (Hitachi ZX55U)

5 tonne Excavator Summary

The Hitachi ZAXIS55U-5 is the second largest machine in the mini excavator range. It has excellent controllability, short rear-end swing design allows for safe, confident operation in tight work areas. Low fuel consumption, open-wide covers for easy maintenance, strong front attachment and sturdy upperstructure. The sloped track fames tops for easy mud removal, curbing mud packing.

The operator station is full of easy-to-use controls, an informative multi-monitor, and comfortable operator seat. A low fuel consumption design ensures better fuel efficiency.

Per Day Per Week (6 Days) Per Week (Long Term)
$350.00 $1,700.00 $1,600.00

Attachment Hire

Attachment Per Day
Auger and attachment $90.00
Rock hammer attachment $115.00
Rock saw attachment $130.00
Float $350 Each Way (Sydney Metro). Call us for float rates to outer metro areas.

The ZX55U is one of the most fuel-efficient and maneuverable mini excavators available today.

The ZX55U Mini Excavator features:

High Performance

  • Swift actions in narrow work place
  • Excellent controllability
  • Reduced fuel consumption

Operator Comfort

  • Pleasant operator environment
  • Sturdy operator stations by rigorous safety standards
  • Easy-to-read multi-monitor

Simplified Maintenance

  • Open-wide covers for easy maintenance
  • Easy-to-clean cab floor
  • Sloped track frame tops for easy mud removal


  • Strong front attachment
  • Rugged box-section blade
  • Sturdy upperstructure


This excavator is available to hire daily or weekly, and can also be hired on a long term weekly contract if that is more suitable. Book this machine today, or if you have questions please call us on 1300 00 HIRE