CASE CX80C Midi Excavator


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The CASE CX80C Midi Excavator is a compact yet powerful solution tailored for versatile job site demands. This mid-sized excavator combines the agility and accessibility of smaller models with the power of full-sized excavators, making it an ideal choice for a broad range of applications.

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CASE CX80C Midi Excavator

The CASE CX80C Midi Excavator is a compact yet powerful solution tailored for versatile job site demands. This mid-sized excavator combines the agility and accessibility of smaller models with the power of full-sized excavators, making it an ideal choice for a broad range of applications.

CX80C Features


The CASE CX80C Midi Excavator is designed to enhance your work efficiency with:

  • 9% more hydraulic power than previous models, ensuring greater digging capabilities.
  • A wider dozer blade for improved excavator stabilization and smoother movement of dense earth.
  • A conventional tail design that minimizes overhang, making it ideal for working in confined spaces without compromising power.

Fuel Efficiency:

The CX80C features advanced fuel efficiency measures, including:

  • A Tier 4 engine with CEGR technology, maximizing fuel efficiency while adhering to environmental standards.
  • A system designed for robust performance with an eco-friendly approach.

Comfort and Visibility:

Operator comfort and job site visibility are prioritized with features such as:

  • A spacious cab offers more leg room and ergonomic control positions for comfortable operation.
  • Automatic climate control to maintain optimal working conditions inside the cab.
  • 16% more glass area for enhanced visibility and a 7-inch full-color monitor for continuous monitoring of machine performance and diagnostics.


Maintaining the CX80C is simplified with:

  • Easily accessible service points and engine components for streamlined maintenance routines.
  • Swing-out coolers and a sliding radiator cleaning net make it easier to clean the machine in dustier environments.

The CASE CX80C Midi Excavator combines compact design with powerful capabilities, making it a versatile choice for various applications.

CX80C Standard Equipment


  • Equipped with an Isuzu four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, ensuring reliable power and performance.
  • Tier 4 Final Certified with electronic fuel injection for environmental compliance and fuel efficiency.
  • Features include a neutral safety start, auto-engine warm-up, glow-plug pre-heat, and one-touch idle for easy operation.
  • The engine benefits from dual-stage fuel filtration, dual-element air filters, a remote oil filter, and a green plug oil drain for simplified maintenance.
  • A 500-hour engine oil change interval and a 24-volt electrical system are designed for long-term reliability.
  • An auto idle shutdown system and a color LCD monitor for operational management and diagnostics are included.


  • The hydraulic system features ISO pattern controls for intuitive operation.
  • An extended maintenance interval of 5,000 hours for hydraulic oil and 1,000 hours for the hydraulic filter ensures uptime and productivity.
  • Mechanical disc brakes provide reliable stopping power, and three work mode settings allow you to customize hydraulic performance to the task at hand.

Upper Structure:

  • Safety and visibility are enhanced with right and left side mirrors, and a viscous-mounted cab reduces vibration for operator comfort.
  • Security is provided by common key vandal locks and illumination by an upper-mounted work light and a cab-mounted work light, each 70 watts.
  • A swivel guard belly pan protects the undercarriage from debris and damage.

Operator Environment:

  • The operator’s cab has a FOPS Level 1 cab top guard and pressurization for safety and comfort.
  • Convenience features include a one-touch lock front window, AC/heat/defrost with auto climate control, and a 6-watt interior dome light.
  • The mechanical-suspension cloth seat with adjustable armrests and low-effort joystick controls enhances operator comfort and control.
  • Additional features include an AM/FM radio with antenna and speakers, an anti-theft start code system, and practical amenities like a rubber floor mat, 12-volt electric socket, 24-volt cigarette lighter, external rearview mirrors, windshield wiper/washer, cup holder, and storage compartments.
  • A travel alarm with a cancel switch, one key start and lock-up, and a built-in full-color LCD monitor for operational insight are also standard.


  • The excavator has a standard boom and a 5 ft 7 in (1.69 m) arm, including a boom-mounted work light for nighttime or low-light operation.
  • An attachment cushion valve is included to smooth operations when using various attachments.


  • The undercarriage features 1 ft 6 in (0.45 m) steel shoes with triple semi-grouser for traction and durability.
  • A full overlap turntable bearing tub, front track chain guides, hydraulic track adjustment, and an X-pattern car-body design contribute to the excavator’s stability and longevity.

CX80C Optional Equipment


Enhance the versatility of the CX80C with advanced hydraulic options:

  • Auxiliary Hydraulics: Choose between single-acting and double-acting hydraulic circuits to power various attachments.
  • Proportional Controls: Allow for precise control of hydraulic attachments, enhancing the machine’s versatility and operator efficiency.


Expand the capabilities of the CX80C with additional attachments:

  • Extended Reach Arm: An optional 7 ft 2 in (2.19 m) arm provides greater reach and digging depth for various applications.
  • Quick Coupler: The CASE multi-pin grabber coupler facilitates quick and easy attachment changes, increasing job site efficiency.
  • Heavy-Duty Bucket: The heavy-duty bucket option enhances the excavator’s digging performance for harsh digging conditions.


Customize the undercarriage to suit job site conditions:

  • Wide Steel Shoes: Optional 23.6 in (600 mm) steel shoes with triple semi-grouser provide increased stability and traction. Note that the blade may not fully cover the 23.6″ shoe width.
  • Rubber Pads: 1 ft 6 in (450 mm) rubber pads can be bolted onto the standard rail, reducing ground pressure and damage on sensitive surfaces.
  • Full Rubber Tracks: 1 ft 6 in (450 mm) full rubber tracks offer an alternative for working on delicate surfaces where minimal ground disturbance is required.

Operator Environment:

Enhance operator comfort and safety with additional features:

  • Control Pattern Selector: Allows operators to switch between control patterns based on preference, enhancing ease of use and adaptability.
  • FOPS Cab Top Guard—Level 2: This guard provides additional protection against falling objects, enhancing operator safety in hazardous environments.
  • Front Grill Guard: A 2 x 2 screen mesh guard protects the front of the cab from debris.
  • Front Rock Guard: Fixed, one-piece vertical bars (OPG 2) offer added protection against rocks and debris.
  • Rear Camera: Improves visibility behind the machine, enhancing safety and situational awareness on the job site.

CX80C Specs

Specification CategoryDetails
ModelIsuzu AP-4LE2X
Emissions CertificationTier 4 Final
FuelRequires ultra low-sulfur fuel, B5 biodiesel tolerant
TypeWater-cooled, 4-cycle, high-pressure common rail system, turbo-charged with air-cooled intercooler, DOC system
Cylinders4-cylinder in-line
Displacement133 in³ (2.2 L)
Bore/Stroke3.35 x 3.78 in (85 x 96 mm)
Fuel InjectionDirect injection – electronic
Fuel FilterReplaceable, full flow spin-on cartridge
Air FilterDry type element with warning restriction indicator
Oil FilterReplaceable, full flow spin-on cartridge
Engine GradeabilitySide-to-side 35°, Fore and aft 35°
Net Horsepower @ 2000 RPM53.6 hp (40 kW) – SAE J1349
Net Max. Torque @ 1800 RPM142 lb·ft (193 N·m) – SAE J1349
Cooling Operating Range109.4° to -13° F (43° to -25° C)
OilRequires low-ash oil CJ-4
Travel ControlDual stage relief/counter balance design
BrakesMechanical disc
Service BrakesSAHR disc – each motor
Two Speed TravelMax. high speed 3.2 mph (5.1 kph), Max. low speed 2.0 mph (3.2 kph)
Automatic DownshiftYes
Drawbar Pull13,400 lb (59.5 kN)
Gradeability70% – 35° Slope
Voltage24 Volts
Alternator Rating50 amp
Batteries2 x 12 Volt
Battery Reserve Capacity64 Ah/5 hour
Work Lights24 Volt, 1 boom 70 watt, 1 upper 70 watt, 1 house 55 watt

CX80C Dimensions

Dimension5 ft 7 in (1.69 m) Arm7 ft 2 in (2.19 m) Arm
A. Overall Height with Attachment9 ft 1 in (2,760 mm)9 ft 1 in (2,760 mm)
B. Cab Height9 ft 1 in (2,760 mm)9 ft 1 in (2,760 mm)
C. Overall Length with Attachment21 ft 11 in (6,680 mm)22 ft 1 in (6,730 mm)
D. Overall Length without Attachment11 ft 2 in (3,410 mm)11 ft 2 in (3,410 mm)
E. Width of Upper Structure7 ft 5 in (2,270 mm)7 ft 5 in (2,270 mm)
F. Track Overall Length9 ft 4 in (2,845 mm)9 ft 4 in (2,845 mm)
G. Track Overall Width with 17.7 in Shoes7 ft 7 in (2,320 mm)7 ft 7 in (2,320 mm)
H. Track Shoe Width1 ft 6 in (450 mm)1 ft 6 in (450 mm)
Track Gauge6 ft 2 in (1,870 mm)6 ft 2 in (1,870 mm)
J. Center to Center – Idler to Sprocket7 ft 3 in (2,210 mm)7 ft 3 in (2,210 mm)
K. Upper Structure Ground Clearance2 ft 6 in (750 mm)2 ft 6 in (750 mm)
L. Minimum Ground Clearance1 ft 2 in (360 mm)1 ft 2 in (360 mm)
M. Rear Tail Swing Radius5 ft 6 in (1,680 mm)5 ft 6 in (1,680 mm)
Dozer Blade Width7 ft 7 in (2,320 mm)7 ft 7 in (2,320 mm)
Dozer Blade Height1 ft 6 in (450 mm)1 ft 6 in (450 mm)


Base & Extended Warranty Coverage

  • 1 Year / 1,800 Hour Full Coverage Base Warranty
  • 2 Year / 2,000 Hour Engine Warranty

Engine Warranty – Warrants all internal, lubricated parts that are captured between the valve cover and oil pan, cylinder block and head, exhaust manifold, front cover and flywheel housing, turbocharger, engine oil cooler and water pump.

Note: Warranty does not cover any configuration excavator equipped with feller buncher or accumulator attachments.

Purchased Protection

Purchased Protection Plan is an extension of the factory base and extended coverage is available at an additional cost. Your CASE dealer can help you determine the plan that fits your needs. Plans are available up to six-years / 7,500 hours on CASE Excavator models.

Please see your CASE dealer for limitations, exclusions, and confirmation of policies in effect. The CASE Warranty remains in effect during the Warranty Period if the owner performs the required maintenance at the recommended intervals outlined in the product’s operator’s manual and the unit is operated within its rated capacity. Genuine CASE service parts or CASE approved service parts that meet CASE specifications must be used for maintenance and repairs.