Volvo Construction Equipment is expanding their lineup of E-Series compact excavators with the addition of the ECR18E and the EC20E. The ECR18E is a completely new addition to the lineup featuring a shorter swing radius. The EC20E is a higher performance replacement for its previous D Series model.
“We listened to our customers’ needs and improved upon our popular D-Series with updates that make the EC20E more productive, more versatile, more durable and easier to maintain. We’ve also seen growing demand for a short-swing model in this compact class — particularly in the rental market, which our new ECR18E is well-positioned to serve."- John Comrie, product manager, compact excavators at Volvo Construction Equipment.
This ultra-short-swing radius compact excavator features a rear overhang of only 0.5 inches when the tracks are fully extended. Designed for low cost of ownership, the ECR18E covers the needs of all applications, however new key features will definitely appeal to rental businesses and landscape contractors. These include: