• Engine

    ModelKomatsu 4D98E-6SHA
    TypeCommon rail direct injection, water-cooled, emissionised diesel
    Horsepower ISO 1439646,2 kW / 62,0 HP
    Rated RPM235 Nm / 1430 rpm
    Number of cylinders4
    Bore x stroke98 mm x 110 mm
    Displacement3.3 ltr
    Air-filter typeDry air filter with pre-filter and safety cartridge
  • Brakes

    Operating brakesCombined inch brake pedal actuates maintenance free wet-disc type brakes in the front axle. Self-braking via the hydrostatic drive.
    Parking brakeDry disc
  • Transmission

    TransmissionHydrostatic, 1 pump, 1 motor with speed range select
    Speed ranges2
    Travel speedForward & Reverse
    1st0 - 7,6 km/h
    2nd0 - 20 km/h
  • Hydraulic System

    Steering System:

    Hydraulic pump Piston pump, in common with loader control
    Capacity (at rated rpm) 53 ltr/min
    Relief valve setting

    17.5 MPa

    178.6 kgf/cm2

    Hydraulic Cylinders:
    Type Double-acting, piston type
    Number of cylinders 1
    Bore x stroke 70 mm x 363 mm


    Loader Control:

    Hydraulic pump Piston pump, in common with steering system
    Capacity 53 ltr/min
    Relief valve setting

    23 MPa

    234.5 kgf/cm2

    Hydraulic Cylinders:
    Type Double-acting, piston type
    Number of boom cylinders 1
    Boom cylinder, bore x stroke 95 mm x 670 mm
    Number of bucket cylinders 1
    Bucket cylinder, bore x stroke 85 mm x 522 mm
    Control valve 3-spool type
    Hydraulic Cycle Time: (rated load in bucket)
    Raise 5.3 sec
    Dump 1.0 sec
    Lower (empty) 3.0 sec
  • Operation / Application

    Bucket capacity SAE0.85 - 1.25 m3
    Standard bucket capacity SAE1.0 m3
    Bucket descriptionLight material bucket
    Bucket width1870 mm
    Dump clearance at 45° dump angle2335 mm
    Dump reach at 45° dump angle960 mm
    Static tipping load, straight4170 kg
    Static tipping load, full turn3620 kg
    Breakout force 35 kN 3569 kgf
  • Axles

    Drive systemFour-wheel drive
    AxlesPlanetary rigid axles with automatic limited slip differentials in both axles
    OscillationRear axle oscillation angle 10°
  • Service Refill Capacities

    Cooling system9.1 ltr
    Fuel tank132 ltr
    Engine7.5 ltr
    Hydraulic system50 ltr
    Axle front8.4 ltr
    Axle rear8.4 ltr
    Transfer case1.3 ltr
  • Steering System

    TypeArticulated type, fully hydraulic power steering
    Steering angle40° each direction
    Minimum turning radius at centre of outside tyre3680 mm
  • Tyres

    Standard tyres12.5-R18
  • Weights

    Operating weight5,035 - 5,380 kg

WA70M-8E0 Wheel Loaders

The smallest of our wheel loaders, Komatsu’s compact hydrostatic drive 0.7-1.25 cu m WA70M-8E0 is a versatile and fuel-efficient machine, able to carry out wide range of loading and material handling tasks, across general building and construction, stockpile and local government applications. As with all our wheel loaders, key components are designed and manufactured by Komatsu to work together in an integrated package. And it comes standard with our Komtrax remote monitoring and location system, backed by our Australia-wide service and support network.

  • 46.2 kW / 62 HP
  • 5,300 kg
  • 1.0 m³

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Compact and Safe

The WA70-7 features excellent all-round visibility for improved vision. The machine has a low total height for easy transportation and optimal dimensions for working in confined spaces. The WA70-7 also comes fitted with a reversing light and back-up alarm as standard

Powerful and Environmentally Friendly

Environmentally friendly, the Komatsu ecot3 engine is part of a long Komatsu tradition of efficiency and reliability and meets EPA Tier 3 emission regulations. As the engine is optimised for tough construction applications it delivers high torque even at low rpm

Easy Maintenance

Komatsu compact wheel loaders are known around the world for their robustness and durability. All maintenance and service can be done easily and quickly thanks to their unique tilting cab. The engine hood can be opened widely for a quick daily inspection.

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