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DX42-5K Mini Excavator

The conventional tail swing Doosan® DX42-5K mini excavator is a highly maneuverable machine that lifts heavier and digs deeper. It offers strong bucket breakout force and excellent reach in the 4- to 5-ton size class and can easily navigate even the most congested jobsites.
With a closed center valve, a piston pump, load-sensing hydraulics and cushioned cylinders, the DX42-5K is packed with high-end hydraulic components. Additional features including a dual flange track roller system that improves over-the-side digging and lifting capacity, an integrated lift eye for easier craning and six tie-downs for secure transport make the mini excavator ideal for a wide range of different projects.

42 hp @ 2,200 rpm

Rated Power, Net

10,114 lb

Operating Weight

10' 4"

Dig Depth

Key Specifications

Durability and Productivity Whatever work you’re doing, the DX42-5K mini excavator helps you do more. From digging or dumping soil into trucks to placing hardscape materials, the perfectly sized hydraulic cylinders of Doosan mini excavators turn out best-in-class cycle times.Your work requires a machine that is as dependable as it is durable. The DX42-5K is built with quality components and updated styling inside and out. Designed with integrated slew brakes, onboard diagnostics, automatic glow plugs and an improved fit and finish on the excavator panels, the DX42-5K allows you to spend less time in the shop and more on the jobsite.
Comfort and Convenience An expanded cab, more footroom and larger windows make the DX42-5K mini excavator ideal for long days at work. Highly responsive, low-effort joysticks reduce strain. And a strategically placed instrumentation panel with a 5-inch display screen offers key data for improved uptime and productivity. The standard keyless start system also helps reduce unauthorized machine use and theft.
Main Pump: Displacement --
Control Valve: Relief Valve Pressure (Normal) --
Control Valve: Relief Valve Pressure (Boost) --
Main Pump: Max. Flow Rate (each) 26.2 gal/min
Main Pump: Main Relief Pressure 3,625 psi


Upper Rollers: Quantity Per Side 1
Lower Rollers: Quantity Per Side 4
Track Length 7' 5"
Track Link: Track Gauge --
Swing Performance: Max Swing Torque --
Swing Performance: Max Swing Speed (At Efficiency) 9 rpm
Travel performance: Traction Force (Highest Value) 275,160 lbf @ 80
Travel performance: Traveling Speed - Low (XXX/) 1.6 mph
Travel performance: Traveling Speed - High (/XXX) 3.3 mph
Travel performance: Gradeability 28°
Max Digging Reach (Ground) 17' 3"
Max Digging Depth 10' 4"
Max Loading Height 12' 4"
Arm Digging Force - Pressure up 593.47 lbf
Bucket Digging Force - Pressure up 979.03 lbf
Arm Digging Force - Normal --
Fuel Tank 19 gal
Hydraulic System 14.5 gal
Engine Coolant 2 gal
Engine Oil 1.66 gal
Hydraulic Tank 4 gal
Lifting Capacity over front @ Horizontal Distance - 10 ft Above Ground --
Lifting Capacity over front @ Horizontal Distance - Ground Level --
Lifting Capacity over front @ Horizontal Distance - 10 ft Below Ground --


Rated Flywheel Power (Gross) 42 hp @ 2,200 rpm (SAE-J1995)
Rated Horse Power (Net) 42 hp @ 2,200 rpm
Max. Torque (Net) 116 lbf·ft @ 1,600 rpm
Engine Emissions Tier (EPA) Tier 4


Operating Weight 10,114 lb
Standard Boom Length 8.69 ft
Standard Arm Length 4.59 ft
Standard Bucket Size 0.14 yd³
Shoe Width 1' 1"
Shipping Height - Hose (With Attachment) 8' 3"
Shipping Length (Without Attachment) 16' 8"
Shipping Width (Standard) 6' 0"
Overall Height Over Cab 8' 3"

DX42-5K Mini Excavator

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