John Deere 17G

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If you need to rent a Mini Excavator for your commercial or residential project that involves close-quarters work, the compact and powerful John Deere 17G Mini Excavator might be the perfect choice. It’s maximum digging depth of 7 feet 2 inches and digging reach of 12 feet 6 inches make it a versatile tool. The next step up from the John Deere 17G is a John Deere 27D Mini Excavator Rental

With a width of only 3 feet 3 inches and an adjustable width track frame allowing the John Deere 17G to expand to a working width of 4 feet 4 inches making it productive yet easy to drive through narrow passages. Both indoor and outdoor jobs are now accessible with this mini excavator weighing just under 1720 kg (3,790 lb) weight making easy trailer transportation between sites possible.
Power: The John Deere 17G high drawbar pull (pulling force) delivers plenty of power for backfilling trenches or transporting materials.
Compact: The John Deere 17G mini excavator’s independent-swing boom and 360-degree rotation allows you to work in areas where shovels used to be the only option.

Visibility: The 17G unobstructed visibility provides you with increased productivity and safety.
Versatile: With multiple attachment options, the John Deere 17G is an extremely flexible tool.

What can you do with a John Deere 17G Mini Excavator rental?

  • Dig up sewage pipes or electrical conduit
  • Break up concrete with the hammer attachment
  • Backfill trenches
  • Dig trenches
  • Prepare grounds for landscaping
  • Remove debris from construction sites
  • Fence pole installation
  • Help Plant trees

We provide quick delivery on all skid steer rentals, mini-excavator rentals, and compact track loader rentals throughout the Greater Seattle Region.

KOMTRAX equipped excavator rentals will relay error codes, cautions, maintenance items, fuel levels, and much more.



Emission RatingTier 4
Engine ManufacturerYanmar
Number Of Cylinders (Per Engine)3
Displacement, ltr (Inches³)0.99 (61)
Rated speed, rpm2400
Engine Output - Net, kW (hp)10.8 (14.5)
Track Shoe Width, mm (inches)230 (9)


Transport Length   mm, mm (ft/in)3500 (11 ft 6 in)
Overall Width, mm (ft/in)980 (3 ft 3 in)
Track Length On Ground, mm (ft/in)1210 (4 ft )
Undercarriage Overall Length, mm (ft/in)1570 (5 ft 2 in)
Tailswing Radius, mm (ft/in)680 (2 ft 3 in)
Ground Clearance, mm (inches)165 (6)
Dozer Blade Height, mm (inches)260 (10.2)
Digging Reach - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)3810 (12 ft 6 in)
Dig Height - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)3540 (11 ft 7 in)
Dump Height - Mono Boom   mm, mm (ft/in)2510 (8 ft 3 in)
Dig Depth - Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)2190 (7 ft 2 in)
Standard Dipper   mm, mm (ft/in)930 (3 ft 1 in)


Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US))20.06 (5.3)
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US))14.01 (3.7)
Voltage, V12
Number Of Batteries1


Ground Bearing Pressure   kPa, kPa (PSI)26.6 (3.9)
Slew Speed, rpm9.4
Travel Speed - High, kph (mph)4.2 (2.6)
Dipper Tearout, kN (lbf)8.6 (1933)
Bucket Breakout, kN (lbf)16 (3597)
Main Pumps - Maximum Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min)38.4 (10.2)


Operating Weight, kg (lbs)1720 (3790)