Gehl Z27 Mini Excavator

A few key features of these exciting new models include:

  • High quality units built around powerful, reliable Yanmar Interim Tier IV engines.
  • True Zero-Tail-Swing design with cast side protectors for protection.
  • Rugged, high-strength booms with single pin-mounted design.
  • State-of-the-art operator’s cab features unsurpassed ergonomics and superior comfort.
  • Three hydraulic pumps provide optimal power during simultaneous movements, requiring less engine power.
  • Standard auxiliary hydraulic valve.
  • Power-A-Tach® attachment system standard (optional on Z17).
  • Large, ergonomic operator’s station.
  • Enhanced stability due to offset track drive system; Expandable undercarriage on the model Z17.


Gehl Compact Excavators are built around a powerful, reliable Yanmar diesel engine.

  • From 13.5 hp on the model Z17 up to 54.6 hp on the Z80, these machines come equipped with the power needed to tackle the most demanding jobs.
  • 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.
  • Eco mode on the Z80 reduces engine RPM by 10% without sacrificing power when activated, saving fuel when full speed is not necessary.
  • Auto deceleration on the Z80 improves fuel economy and lowers noise and emissions levels by allowing the engine to idle when the operating lever has been in neutral for more than 4 seconds.