2018 Gehl Z45 GEN:2 Compact Excavator

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Z45 GEN:2 Compact Excavator



Key Features
  • Net Power (kW): 37.7 hp (28.1)
  • Maximum Digging Depth (mm): 11' 7.8" (3550)
  • Ground Contact Pressure Cab/Canopy (kPa): 4.4/4.3 psi (30.6/29.4)
  • Operating Weight with Canopy: 10,417 lb.
  • Operating Weight with Cab: 10,814 lb.
  • Max. Digging Depth: 11 ft. 7.8 in.
  • Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth: 7 ft. 9.7 in.
  • Max. Reach at Ground Level: 18 ft. 10 in.
  • Transport Length: 17 ft. 5.4 in.
  • Undercarriage Length: 8 ft. 6 in.
  • Max. Digging Height: 18 ft. 8.4 in.
  • Max. Dump Height: 12 ft. 0.9 in.
  • Minimum Front Swing Radius: 7 ft. 9.7 in.
  • Transport Height: 8 ft. 4 in.
  • Blade Below Ground: 1 ft. 9.3 in.
  • Overall Base Width: 6 ft. 4.4 in.
  • Track Width: 1 ft. 1.8 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 1 ft. 1.6 in.
  • Parallel Offset Right: 2 ft. 6.3 in.
  • Parallel Offset Left: 2 ft. 2.8 in.
  • Rear End Swing Radius: 3 ft. 2.2 in.
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4TNV88C-PBV Tier IV
  • Type: Diesel
  • Displacement: 133.6 cu.in.
  • Net Power @ rpm: 37.7 hp @ 2400
  • Fuel Tank: 17.4 gal.
  • Fuel Consumption: 1.24 gal./hr
Hydraulic System
  • Pumps: 2 variable, 2 gear
  • Total Flow Rate: 35.1 gpm
  • Working Pressure: 3,133 psi
  • Swing System Pressure: 3,133 psi
  • Oil Cooler: Standard
  • Hydraulic Tank: 10.0 gal.
Undercarriage and Slewing System
  • Travel Speed - dual: 1.5/2.9 mph
  • Gradability: 20 deg.
  • Track Type/Width: Rubber/13.8 in.
  • Number of Rollers per Side (Track/Idle): 4/1
  • Undercarriage Length: 8 ft. 6 in.
  • Track Length on Ground: 7 ft. 4.4 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 13.6 in.
  • Ground Pressure - Cab/Canopy: 4.4/4.3 psi
  • Slew Speed: 10 rpm
  • Maximum Drawbar Pull: 10,611 lb.
  • Maximum Bucket Breakout: 6,497 lb.
  • Maximum Arm Digging Force: 4,676 lb.
Dozer Blade
  • Width - extended/retracted: 6 ft. 5.6 in.
  • Height: 15.7 in.
Operator's Cabin
  • The Z45 GEN:2 is available in canopy or cab configurations, allowing you to tailor the machine to meet your specific work environment.
  • Large cab offers state-of-the-art controls, digital display and excellent visibility.
  • Walk-through canopy for easy entry and exit.
  • Optional cab enclosure with heat or heat/air-conditioning system provides protection in extreme weather conditions.
  • Adjustable suspension seat and armrests provide personalized comfort.
  • Excellent visibility in all directions allows safe and efficient operation. Rear mirror provides a view of the back and side of the machine for additional safety.
  • Work lights and integrated boom light enhances the operator's view after dark.
  • The controls on the Z45 GEN:2 compact excavator are ergonomically designed and easy to use.
  • Digital Operator Interface shows real time system information, service reminders, and 90 days of operating history.
  • Large travelling pedals are easy to press and allow confident, reliable work.
  • Pilot operated joystick controls are operated by simple wrist movements, reducing fatigue during a long workday.
  • One-way auxiliary functions can be controlled by a foot pedal or joystick buttons, allowing optimal control of high-flow attachments such as compactors or breakers.
  • The operator can easily select from ISO or standard operating control patterns with the flip of a mechanical lever.
  • Rugged, high-strength boom incorporates features to protect and extend the life of moving parts and components.
  • Precision welded boom is constructed with thick side plates that are reinforced by contoured transition plates.
  • Heavy-duty sliding cylinder guards protect exposed cylinder rods from damage.
  • Integrated boom light illuminates the work area and allows for safe and effective operation after dark.
  • Reliable single pin boom mount design for optimal durability and component life.
  • The undercarriage of the Z45 GEN:2 compact excavator was designed with serviceability and longevity in mind.
  • Staggered tread and mandrel design combined with shorter track pitch reduces vibration.
  • Long tracks provide a smoother ride over rough terrain.
  • Tracks are short-pitched to reduce wear, fatigue and damage.
  • Angled crawler frame reduces soil buildup on the undercarriage, extending the life of rollers and tracks.
Engine Features
  • The Z45 GEN:2 compact excavator is built around a powerful, reliable emission-certified Tier IV Yanmar diesel engine.
  • Yanmar Tier IV certified diesel engine with 37.7 hp provides excellent balance in power and fuel conservation.
  • ECO Mode can be activated from the cab with a switch. When activated, the engine speed is reduced by 10%, reducing fuel consumption for lowered operating costs.
  • Auto Deceleration lowers noise and emissions levels when the hydraulic movement has not occurred for more than four seconds. This increases fuel economy and lowers operating costs.
  • Proven technology provides reliable operation and a fuel efficient system.
  • Easy-starting, even in cold weather without the need for block heaters or starting fluid.
Hydraulics Features
  • The advanced hydraulic system on the Z45 GEN:2 provides long-lasting, efficient power precisely when you need it.
  • Hydraulic system is designed to enhance engine performance, resulting in a more efficient system.
  • Standard auxiliary proportional hydraulics give the operator infinitely variable control of the hydraulic flow.
  • Two variable pumps and two gear pumps combine oil and redirect the flow to where it is needed, allowing for simultaneous operation without loss of power.
  • Smooth operation, even while using the boom and arm during turning.
  • Auxiliary hydraulic valve, tubing and hoses with flat faced coupler connections are standard equipment.
  • Two-way and one-way auxiliary flow valve with direct-to-tank bypass valve feature is standard equipment.
Attachment System
  • A full line of Edge attachments and accessories are designed specifically to fill operators' needs, making their Z45 GEN:2 the most versatile machine on the job site.
  • Augers
  • Breakers
  • Buckets
  • Compaction Plates
  • Compaction Wheel
  • Frost Ripper
  • Grapples
  • Pavement Removal Bucket
  • Thumbs
  • Two large, rear doors open easily to expose the battery, engine oil, air filter and cooling system.
  • The right-hand side cover is easily removed with just two bolts. Remove the top right hand side to easily clean behind the radiator.
  • The access panel beneath the operator's seat easily opens to reveal the starter motor, fuse panel, alternator and fan belt.
  • A cover on top of the unit on the right side allows access to the fuel supply and a handy tool storage tray.



Engine Type
Engine Manufacturer
Rated RPM
2400 rpm
Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.


17 ft. 5.4 in.
6 ft. 4.4 in.
8 ft. 4 in.
10,417 lb.
Hydraulic System
35.1 gpm
Max Dig Depth
11 ft. 7.8 in.
Max Dump Height
12 ft. 0.9 in.
Max Reach
18 ft. 10 in.


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