Z35 GEN:2 Compact Excavator

  • Maximum Digging Depth (mm): 10' 8" (3250)
  • Net Power (kW): 23.9 hp (17.8)
  • Ground Contact Pressure Cab/Canopy (kPa): 5.0/4.8 psi (34.3/33.1)
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Gehl Z35 GEN:2 Compact Excavator

Operator's Cabin

Gehl Machinery Z35 Generation 2 Cabin

The Z35:GEN2 Compact Excavator is available in canopy or cab configurations, allowing you to tailor the machine to meet your specific work environment.

  • Walk-through canopy for easy entry and exit.
  • Optional cab enclosure with heat or heat/air-conditioning system provides protection in extreme weather conditions.
  • Adjustable suspension seat and armrests provide personalized comfort.
  • Excellent visibility in all directions allows safe and efficient operation. Rear mirror provides a view of the back and side of the machine for additional safety.
  • Work lights and integrated boom light enhances the operator’s view after dark.


The controls on the Z35 GEN:2 are ergonomically designed and easy to use.

  • Large travelling pedals are easy to press and allow confident, reliable work.
  • Pilot operated joystick controls are operated by simple wrist movements, reducing fatigue during a long workday.
  • One-way auxiliary functions can be controlled by a foot pedal or joystick buttons, allowing optimal control of high-flow attachments such as compactors or breakers.
  • The operator can easily select from ISO or standard operating control patterns with the flip of a mechanical lever.
Gehl Excavator Z35 GEN:2 Controls


Gehl Mini Excavator Boom

Rugged, high-strength boom incorporates features to protect and extend the life of moving parts and components.

  • Precision welded boom is constructed with thick side plates that are reinforced by contoured transition plates.
  • Heavy-duty sliding cylinder guards protect exposed cylinder rods from damage.
  • Integrated boom light illuminates the work area and allows for safe and effective operation after dark.
  • Reliable single pin boom mount design for optimal durability and component life.


The undercarriage of the Z35 GEN:2 was designed with serviceability and longevity in mind.

  • Staggered tread and mandrel design combined with shorter track pitch reduces vibration.
  • Long tracks provide a smoother ride over rough terrain.
  • Tracks are short-pitched to reduce wear, fatigue and damage.
  • Angled crawler frame reduces soil buildup on the undercarriage, extending the life of rollers and tracks.
Gehl Z35 Generation 2 Undercarriage Tracks


Gehl Z35 GEN:2 Engine

The Gehl Z35:GEN2 is built around a powerful, reliable emission-certified Yanmar diesel engine.

  • 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.
Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV88F-ESBV Tier IV
Type Diesel
Displacement (L) 100.2 cu.in. (1.64)
Net Power (kW) @ rpm 23.9 hp (17.8) @ 2200
Fuel Tank (L) 10.8 gal. (41)
Fuel Consumption (L/hr) 1.03 gal./hr. (3.9)


The advanced hydraulic system on the Z35 GEN:2 provides long-lasting, efficient power precisely when you need it.

  • Hydraulic system is designed to enhance engine performance, resulting in a more efficient system.
  • Two variable pumps and two gear pumps combine oil and redirect the flow to where it is needed, allowing for simultaneous operation without loss of power.
  • Smooth operation, even while using the boom and arm during turning.
  • Auxiliary hydraulic valve, tubing and hoses with flat faced coupler connections are standard equipment.
  • Two-way and one-way auxiliary flow valve with direct-to-tank bypass valve feature is standard equipment.
Pumps 2 variable, 2 gear
Total Flow Rate (L/min) 29.4 gpm (111.3)
Working Pressure (bar) 3,060 psi (211)
Swing System Pressure (bar) 2,844 psi (196)
Oil Cooler Standard
Hydraulic Tank (L) 10.6 gal. (40)
Gehl Z35 Hydraulics


  • The large, rear hood opens easily to expose the battery, engine oil, air filter and cooling system.
  • The right-hand side cover is easily removed with just two bolts. Remove the top right hand side to easily clean behind the radiator.
  • A cover on top of the unit on the right side makes it easy to access the fuel supply.
  • The access panel beneath the operator’s seat easily opens to reveal the starter motor, fuse panel, alternator and fan belt.
Gehl Z35 GEN:2 Service Access
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Specifications (standard)


Operating Weight with Canopy 7,905 lbs.
Operating Weight with Cab 8,214 lbs.
A Max. Digging Depth 10'8"
B Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth 7'11"
C Max. Reach at Ground Level 17'3.5"
D Transport Length 15'8"
E Undercarriage Length 7'1"
F Max. Digging Height 16'9.2"
G Max. Dump Height 11'2.3"
H Minimum Front Swing Radius 7'1.4"
I Transport Height 8'1"
J Blade Below Ground 1'2.6"
K Overall Base Width 5'8.5"
L Track Width 11.8"
M Ground Clearance 12.6"
N Parallel Offset Right 1'11.2"
O Parallel Offset Left 2'1.2"
P Rear End Swing Radius 2'6.5"


Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV88F-ESBV Tier IV
Type Diesel
Displacement  100.2 cu.in. 
Net Power @ rpm 23.9 hp @ 2200
Fuel Tank  10.8 gal. 
Fuel Consumption  1.03 gal./hr

Hydraulic System

Pumps 2 variable, 2 gear
Total Flow Rate  29.4 gpm 
Working Pressure  3,060 psi 
Swing System Pressure  2,844 psi 
Oil Cooler Standard
Hydraulic Tank  10.6 gal. 

Undercarriage and Slewing System

Travel Speed - dual 1.7/2.8 mph
Gradability 20°
Track Type/Width Rubber/11.8"
Number of Rollers per Side (Track/Idle) 4/1
Undercarriage Length 7'1"
Track Length on Ground 5'10"
Ground Clearance 12.6"
Ground Pressure - Cab/Canopy 5.0/4.8 psi
Slew Speed 9.5 rpm
Maximum Drawbar Pull 7,306 lbs.
Maximum Bucket Breakout 5,643 lbs.
Maximum Arm Digging Force 4,226 lbs.

Dozer Blade

Width - extended/retracted 5'8.5"
Height 14.6"
Gehl Z35 GEN:2 Compact Excavator Specifications Diagram

Specifications (metric)


Operating Weight with Canopy 3585 kg
Operating Weight with Cab 3725 kg 
A Max. Digging Depth 3250 mm
B Max. Vertical Wall Digging Depth 2410 mm
C Max. Reach at Ground Level 5270 mm
D Transport Length 4770 mm
E Undercarriage Length 2160 mm
F Max. Digging Height 5110 mm
G Max. Dump Height 3410 mm
H Minimum Front Swing Radius 2170 mm
I Transport Height 2470 mm
J Blade Below Ground 370 mm
K Overall Base Width 1740 mm
L Track Width 300 mm
M Ground Clearance 320 mm
N Parallel Offset Right 590 mm
O Parallel Offset Left 640 mm
P Rear End Swing Radius 775 mm


Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV88F-ESBV Tier IV
Type Diesel
Displacement  1.64 L
Net Power @ rpm 17.8 kW @ 2200
Fuel Tank  41 L
Fuel Consumption (L/hr) 3.9 L/hr

Hydraulic System

Pumps 2 variable, 2 gear
Total Flow Rate  111.3 L/min
Working Pressure  211 bar
Swing System Pressure  196 bar
Oil Cooler Standard
Hydraulic Tank  40 L

Undercarriage and Slewing System

Travel Speed - dual 2.7/4.5 km/hr
Gradability 20°
Track Type/Width Rubber/300 mm
Number of Rollers per Side (Track/Idle) 4/1
Undercarriage Length 2160 mm
Track Length on Ground 1778 mm
Ground Clearance 320 mm
Ground Pressure - Cab/Canopy 34.3/33.1 kPa
Slew Speed 9.5 rpm
Maximum Drawbar Pull 3314 kg
Maximum Bucket Breakout 2560 kg
Maximum Arm Digging Force 1917 kg

Dozer Blade

Width - extended/retracted 1740 mm
Height 370 mm
Gehl Z35 GEN:2 Compact Excavator Specifications Diagram



Electric Glow Plug Starting Aid Standard
Yanmar, Naturally-Aspirated Diesel Engine Standard
Eco Mode Standard

Hydraulic System

Power-A-Tach® Hydraulic Quick-Attach System Standard
Factory Installed Hydraulic Thumb Attachment Optional
Hydraulic Pumps 4
ISO/SAE Pattern Control Valve Standard
Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulic Joystick Control Standard
Two-way Auxiliary Hydraulics with Quick Couplers and Direct-to-Tank Bypass Valve Standard


Rubber Tracks Standard
Selectable 2-Speed Transmission Standard
Track Rollers 4


Auto Idle Standard
360° Continuous Movement Standard
ROPS/TOPS/FOPS Cab/Canopy Standard
Zero-tail-Swing Standard

Operator Station

Enclosed Cab Optional
Canopy Standard
Adjustable Armrests - height and angle Standard
Forearm Supports Standard
Adjustable Suspension Seat Standard
Air Conditioning Optional
Radio-Ready with Speakers and Antennae Standard
Horn Standard


Boom Work Lights Standard


Gehl stands behind its products with a powerful warranty program. We know that Gehl equipment is put to the test each day, and we engineer and build our equipment to stand up to the challenges they face. To back up our commitment to quality, all Gehl equipment is backed by a twelve month warranty. An extended warranty is available for additional protection to your investment. Read more by clicking on the link to our warranty page below.

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