The Mini Excavator, reinvented by Yanmar.

A whole line up of high performance features for professionals.

  • The mini excavator, reinvented by Yanmar.
  • A whole line up of high performance features for professionals.
  • Operation so easy it's a joy.
  • All-round comfort and convenience.


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True Zero Tail Swing

• No part of the housing extends beyond the tracks.
• Allows efficient operation in tight spaces.
• Access to more jobs
• Less damage to the machine
• Less damage to the site
• Better visibility - Increased Safety

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VIPPS (ViO Progressive 3-Pump System)

The VIO series excavators utilize multiple variable displacement piston pumps and gear pumps. The load sensing pumps in combination with YANMAR's innovative hydraulic circuitry design, allow fast, smooth and powerful performance even when combining functions of the boom, arm bucket and swing

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Hydraulic Quick Coupler

The standard equipment hydraulic coupler expands the versatility of the VIO series by allowing a variety of bucket sizes or attachments to be used, saving the contractor the expense of bringing other machines to the job site. The YANMAR hydraulic quick coupler adapts to most bucket pin sizes and spreads, allowing the VIO to adapt to other manufacturers products.

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Spring Steel Cylinder Rod Guards

The cylinder rods on the VIO series boom, arm and bucket are protected by spring steel guards. The guards help prevent inadvertent damage to cylinders.

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A Cab With Everything At Your Fingertips

The new ViO45-6A and ViO55-6A come standard with ECO Mode, Auto-Decel Mode and backfill blade lever-controlled, 2-speed operation incorporated right into the operator’s station. Plus you get an innovative LCD monitor, showing key operating information and maintenance notification intervals.

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Joystick Controls

Joystick pilot controls with arm rests are convenient to use and reduce operator fatigue.

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Top Right Cover

Access for fueling, radiator fill, alternator and tool storage.

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Right Side Cover

Easy access for cleaning radiator and oil cooler.

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Angled Crawler Frame

Angled crawler frame reduces unwanted build up of foreign matter.

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Integrated Boom Light

Integrated boom-light is protected from damage.

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ROPS/FOPS Canopy or Cabin

ROPS/FOPS Canopy protects against operator injury.


Operating Weight (Canopy)
10,373 lbs
Operating Weight (Cabin)
10,748 lbs
Engine Make
Engine Model
4TNV88-PBV Tier 4 Final
Engine HP (net)
Engine HP (gross)
Digging Force (Bucket)
6,497 lbs
Digging Force (Arm)
4,676 lbs
Hydraulic Pump Type
2 x Piston, 2 x Gear
Auxiliary Flow
20.9 gpm
Main Relief Set Pressure
3128 psi
Travel Speed (Low)
1.5 mph
Travel Speed (High)
2.9 mph
Traction Force/Draw Bar Pull
9,107 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 lbs
Ground Contact Pressure (Canopy)
4.25 psi
Ground Contact Pressure (Cabin)
4.41 psi
Lifting Capacity (Ground level at MAX)
2,579 lbs
Lifting Capacity (Ground level at 13'2"/4000mm)
3,284 lbs
Lifting Capacity (Ground level at 9'10"/3000mm)
4,585 lbs
LIfting Capacity (Ground level at 6'6"/2000mm)
6,459 lbs
Max. Digging Depth
Max. Digging Depth w/ Blade
12'3" (3740mm)
Max. Vertical Digging Depth
7'10" (2380mm)
Max. Digging Height
18'8" (5700mm)
Max. Dumping Height
12'1" (3680mm)
Max. Digging Reach@ground
18'10" (5740mm)
Min. Turning Radius (w/o swing)
7'8" (2340mm)
Tail Swing Radius
3'2" (975mm)
Overall Length
17'5" (5320mm)
Overall Height/Canopy
8'4" (2540mm)
Overall Width
6'4.5" (1940mm)
Min. Ground Clearance
1'1.6" (345mm)
Track Length
8'7" (2620mm)
Crawler Width
1'2" (350mm)
Blade Width
6'6" (1970mm)
Blade Height
1'4" (400mm)
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