Backhoe Loaders: Volvo

February 2010 Vol. 65 No. 2

The Volvo center-mount backhoe loaders are fitted with Volvo’s D5D Tier 3 fuel-efficient, high-performance engines with high torque and powerful breakout capabilities.

The 90-hp Volvo BL70 has a dig depth of 14 feet 9 inches, an operating weight of 17,248 pounds, a bucket capacity of 1.3 cubic yards, a loader lift capacity of 6,953 pounds and a breakout force of 12,445 pounds. The 83-hp Volvo BL60 has a dig depth of 14 feet 5 inches, an operating weight of 16,178 pounds, a bucket capacity of 1 cubic yard, a loader lift capacity of 5,460 pounds and a breakout force of 11,330 pounds. Both models can be equipped with a variety of attachments for specific job applications and have standard Volvo hydrostatic steering and load-sensing hydraulic systems. 828.650.2000, www.volvo.com