Kato HD55N4 Mini Excavator

The 55N4, a rugged, hard working mini excavator not only out performs any other excavator in it’s class but is more productive than a loader-backhoe when working in limited access areas. It offers easy to operate joysticks, with short lever hydraulic pilot controls with armrest for a high degree of operational responsiveness. Work can be done year round with the heated cabin (standard) or a 4-post canopy can be requested.

Operating weight of 12,733 lbs.
12’8″ digging depth
54.7 Hp water cooled diesel engine
Bucket breakout force of 11,071 lbs.
Variable displacement piston pumps
2-Speed travel
Auxiliary hydraulics standard
Hydraulic pilot controls
Standard with A-F quick change valve
Rubber or steel tracks
Standard backfill blade
ROPS Certified



Bucket Capacity 4.6 cu. ft
Bucket Width 24″
Operating Weight 12,447 lbs (12,733 lbs)
Transportation Weight 11,795 lbs. (11,955 lbs.)
Swing Speed 9.0 rpm
Travel Speed (low/high) 1.6/2.8 mph
Gradeability 300
Ground Pressure 4.5 psi
Max Bucket Digging Force 11,071 lbs.


Model YANMAR 4TNV98 C Tier 4 Final
Rated output 54.7 hp/2400 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity 19.8 gallons

Boom Swing System

Type Boom Offset with Hydraulic Cylinder
Swing Angle (L / R) 50° / 90°

Hydraulic System

Pressure 2,987 psi
Pump* Type/ Hydraulic Flow 2 Piston/2 Gear • 17.1 gpm x 2 + 12.2 gpm
1st line 29.7 gpm

Dozer Blade

Size 14.5”
Lift Above ground / Drop Below Ground 15” / 15”