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      Volvo L45 vs. Hitachi LX160-7

      3 reasons to buy Volvo L45:

      Shovel

      Breakout power 63 kN and 154 kN 59 % less or 91 kN

      Operation

      Turn radius 4875 mm and 5560 mm 12 % less or 685 mm

      Gear box

      Maximum forward speed 35 km/h and 34.5 km/h 1 % more or 0.5 km/h

      13 reasons to buy Hitachi LX160-7:

      Sizes

      Clearance 470 mm and 420 mm 11 % more or 50 mm
      Radius at maximum lifting and unloading 1180 mm and 855 mm 28 % more or 325 mm

      Shovel

      Unloading ground clearance at maximum lifting 2875 mm and 2780 mm 3 % more or 95 mm
      Bucket capacity with top 3.2 m3 and 1.6 m3 50 % more or 1.6 m3

      Operation

      Fuel Capacity 240 l. and 130 l. 46 % more or 110 l.

      Motor

      Effective power 143.2 kW and 73.8 kW 48 % more or 69.4 kW
      Power measured at 2200 rev / min and 2100 rev / min 5 % more or 100 rev
      Displacement 7.8 l. and 4.8 l. 38 % more or 3.0 l.

      Hydraulic system

      Unloading time 1.4 sec and 1.5 sec 7 % less or 0.1 sec
      Lowering time 3.3 sec and 5 sec 34 % less or 1.7 sec

      Gear box

      Forward gears number 4 and 3 25 % more or 1
      Reverse gears number 4 and 3 25 % more or 1
      Maximum reverse gear 37 km/h and 16 km/h 57 % more or 21 km/h

      Neutral reasons:

      Sizes

      Length with bucket on ground level 6010 mm and 8080 mm
      Between tyres width 2165 mm and 2810 mm
      Height to cab upper part 2950 mm and 3305 mm
      Wheelbase 2450 mm and 3250 mm
      Hinge axis maximum height 3650 mm and 4040 mm

      Shovel

      Shovel width 2250 mm and 2910 mm

      Operation

      Working weight 7930 kg and 17070 kg
      Tyre size 15.5-25 and 23.5-25-16PR L3

      Motor

      Manufacturer Deutz and Isuzu
      Model BF4M 1013 and BB-6HK1T

      Hydraulic system

      Lifting time 6 sec and 6 sec

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      Sizes

      1. Length with bucket on ground level 6010 mm 1. Length with bucket on ground level 8080 mm
      2. Between tyres width 2165 mm 2. Between tyres width 2810 mm
      3. Height to cab upper part 2950 mm 3. Height to cab upper part 3305 mm
      4. Wheelbase 2450 mm 4. Wheelbase 3250 mm
      5. Clearance 420 mm 5. Clearance 470 mm
      6. Hinge axis maximum height 3650 mm 6. Hinge axis maximum height 4040 mm
      8. Radius at maximum lifting and unloading 855 mm 8. Radius at maximum lifting and unloading 1180 mm

      Shovel

      7. Unloading ground clearance at maximum lifting 2780 mm 7. Unloading ground clearance at maximum lifting 2875 mm