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


  • Engine Power - 70 hp (52.3 kW)
  • Operating Weight - 20,100 lbs (9,120 kg)

The KOBELCO SK85CS-7 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 multiple mode settings that allow you to 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" (6,750 mm)
Overall Height (to top of boom)8' 5" (2,570 mm)
Overall Width8' (2,450 mm)
Ground Clearance of Rear End2' 4" (720 mm)
Ground Clearance14" (355 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)
Track Gauge6' 1" (1,850 mm)
Shoe Width1' 11" (600 mm)
Overall Width of Upperstructure7' 7" (2,300 mm)


Travel Speed3.1 mph (5 kph) / 1.7 mph (2.7 kph)
Drawbar Pulling Force17,200 lbf (77 kN)


Operating Weight20,100 lbs (9,120 kg)


ModelYanmar 4 TNV 98 CT
Power Output 72 hp (53.7 kW)
70 hp (52.3 kW)
Max. Torque216 lbf (293 Nm)
Displacement202.5 in³ (3.318 ltr)
Fuel Tank31.7 gallons (US) (120 ltr)


Pump 2 Variable axial piston + Gear
Dozer Blade Blade Height: 18" (460 mm)
Blade Width: 8' (2,450 mm)
Max. Raise Height: 20" (500 mm)
Dig Depth: 20" (500 mm)
Max. Digging Reach24' 7" (7,500 mm)
Max. Digging Reach At Ground Level24' 1" (7,340 mm)
Max. Digging Depth14' 7" (4,440 mm)
Max. Digging Height23' 9" (7,280 mm)
Max. Dumping Clearance17' (5,180 mm)
Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth12' 4" (3,750 mm)
Min. Swing Radius9' 2" (2,800 mm)
Digging Depth For 8 Feet Flat Bottom13' 5" (4,120 mm)
Bucket Digging Force15,900 lbf (70.9 kN)
Arm Crowding Force7,580 lbf (33.7 kN)