Takeuchi introduce the new TB216, 1.6 tonne mini excavator. A compact machine packed full of proven Takeuchi features available as Cab or Canopy option.

The TB216 replaces one of the most popular models in the Takeuchi range, the TB016 - a favourite with tool hirers, utilities, jobbing builders and ground workers.

ow with New TSS - Takeuchi Security System as standard 

  • only programmed keys for start-up
  • none programmed keys alert operators
  • standard includes 1 red master and 3 black user keys (can programme up to 13 user keys)

Designed for maximum dig depth and dump height, the new TB216 has excellent working ranges and a powerful engine for 1.6 tonne machine weight class.

  • The top mounted hydraulic boom cylinder
    and internally routed hoses avoids 
    potential site damage. 
  • Simple lever from single to dual flow at the front of the cab.
  • The large spacious cab has an easy gas strut assisted window, simply slides into the roof space. 
  • Large adjustable arm rests help minimise operator fatigue.

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Standard UK Specification - Long Dipper/Rubber Tracks


Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV88  
Rated Output (kW)/RPM
diesel engine

11.5 / 2400
Maximum Torque (Nm) 51.8
Cylinders 3
Displacement (cc) 854
Electrical System 12V

Dimensions & Weight

Operating Weight inclusive of bucket and fuel (kg) 1800 / 1680
Overall Length (mm) for transport 3870
Width (mm)
ext tracks
1055 / 985  1300
Height (mm) 2360 / 2280
Ground Clearance (mm) 205
Min Front Swing Radius (mm) 1155
Slew Radius (mm) 1075
Dozer Blade (W x H) (mm) 900 / 1300 x 310

Operating Information

Max Digging Depth (mm) 2390
Max Dump Height (mm) 2705
Max Reach at Ground Level (mm) 4035
Max Vertical Digging Depth (mm) 2060
Max Bucket Digging Force (kN) 14
Max Arm Digging Force (kN) 8.2

Hydraulic System

Set Pressure (bar) 210
Pump Type Variable 2
Hydraulic Flow Aux Port (l/ min) 33

Swing System

Boom Swing Angle ( L/R) 80°/50°
Slew Speed (rpm) 9.2
Slew Motor Trachoid Gear
Slew Brake


Traction Motor  Piston
Traction Drive Epicyclic Gearing
Traction Brake Disc
Track Width (mm) 230
Ground Contact Length (mm) 1155
Ground Pressure (kpa) 31/29.4
Travel Speed (km/h) 2.2 - 4.2
Maximum Gradeability 30°


Hydraulic System (l) 24.5
Fuel Tank (l) 22
Engine Lubrication (l) 2.8
Cooling System (l) 3.8

*Please refer to national guidelines for trailer towing legislation.