It only makes sense that the company that invented SR (short rear swing) excavators would stay ahead of the competition. The exclusive KOBELCO iNDr Cooling System reduces dust while delivering ultra-quiet operation, while NEXT-3E technology allows you to dial in the perfect balance of performance and fuel economy.


  • Engine Power - 56.1 hp (42 kW)
  • Operating Weight - 18,700 lbs (8,490 kg)

The KOBELCO SK85CS-3E has the power, fuel economy and features you need to tackle the toughest jobs in tight spaces. In all KOBELCO SR Series machines, you'll find the exclusive iNDr Cooling System that reduces dust while delivering ultra-quiet operation, as well as NEXT-3E technology that lets you dial in the perfect balance of performance and fuel economy. Plus, premier operator comforts mean it's easier to stay focused on the task at hand.

Overall Length22' 2" (6,760 mm)
Overall Height (to top of boom)8' 6" (2,600 mm)
Overall Width8' (2,450 mm)
Ground Clearance of Rear End2' 3" (700 mm)
Ground Clearance13.8" (350 mm)
Tail Swing Radius5' 5" (1,650 mm)
Distance From Center of Swing To Rear End5' 5" (1,650 mm)
Tumbler Distance7' 3" (2,210 mm)
Overall Length of Crawler9' 3" (2,830 mm)
Track Gauge6' 1" (1,850 mm)
Shoe Width1' 11" (600 mm)
Overall Width of Upperstructure7' 5" (2,250 mm)


Travel Speed3.3 mph (5.3 kph) / 1.6 mph (2.6 kph)
Swing Speed11.5 rpm
Swing Torque12,500 lbf/ft (17 kNm)
Drawbar Pulling Force17,300 lbf (76.8 kN)


Operating Weight18,700 lbs (8,490 kg)


ModelIsuzu 4 LE 2X
Power Output 55 hp (41 kW)
Max. Torque148 lbf (210 Nm)
Displacement133 in³ (2.179 ltr)
Fuel Tank31.7 gallons (US) (120 ltr)


Pump 2 Variable axial piston + Gear
Max. Discharge Flow17.5 gallons(US)/min (66 ltr/min)
Dozer Blade Blade Height: 18" (455 mm)
Blade Width: 8' (2,450 mm)
Max. Raise Height: 20" (500 mm)
Dig Depth: 16" (405 mm)
Max. Digging Reach24' 7" (7,500 mm)
Max. Digging Reach At Ground Level24' 1" (7,340 mm)
Max. Digging Depth14' 8" (4,460 mm)
Max. Digging Height23' 8" (7,220 mm)
Max. Dumping Clearance16' 11" (5,160 mm)
Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth12' 8" (3,860 mm)
Min. Swing Radius9' 1" (2,780 mm)
Digging Depth For 8 Feet Flat Bottom13' 7" (4,140 mm)
Bucket Digging Force16,456 lbf (73.2 kN)
Arm Crowding Force7,900 lbf (35.2 kN)