John Deere 27D

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John Deere PC 27D Mini Excavator Rental

Need something a little bigger than the John Deere 17D mini excavator? You'll get what you need with the John Deere 27D excavator rental, and more! It has an increase in power of over 8 kW (Approximately 12 hp) compared with the 17D. What does this mean? It means its more suited for the bigger dig jobs around the  site, and can dig/reach greater lengths with more power. Like its smaller cousin, the 27D is suited for work in close-quarters.

Zero Tail Swing: The John Deere 27D has a tailswing radius of 2 feet 7 inches. Reduced-tail-swing design makes the 27D ideal for residential projects and smaller sites. With zero-tail-swing technology, the operator of the 27D rental can avoid support structures, adjacent buildings and most importantly other workers. 

Back-filling and Digging Power: The 27D has a max arm digging force of 15.2 kN (341- lb). Max bucket digging force is 22 kN (4994 lb) .The John Deere 27D rental performs well when back-filling, digging and for tasks like tearing down fences, saplings and small trees, stump removal and more.  It can also 

Engine Power: The 27D  mini excavator rental puts out 19 kW (26.8 hp) net power @ 2200 rated RPM. Its Yanmar / 3 TNV 88 engine is Tier 4 emissions certified, making it a perfect mini excavator rental for work in residential neighbourhoods. It's a direct injected diesel engine that runs quiet and delivers great torque without comprimising fuel efficiency.

27D Dig Depth & Reach: Standard arm length is 3 feet 1 inches (930 mm) for the 27D rental. The max dig depth is is 8 feet 6 inches (2590 mm) and digging reach is 15 feet 4 inches (4670 mm). 

Dig Height and Dump Height: The 27D rental's standard arm has a max dig height of 11 feet 8 inches (3560 mm) and a max dump height of 10 feet 6 inches (3190 mm). Contact us today and see if  the digging dimensions of the 27D are right for your job!

Dimensions: The 27D has a track length of 12 inches (300 mm) and a track width of 6 feet 5 inches (1970 mm). Its compact size makes it ideal for transport - Its 13 feet 9 inches (4200 mm) in length, 7 feet 11 inches (2460 mm) in height and a total of 5 feet 1  inches (1550 mm) wide. 

Operating Weight: The John Deere 27D mini excavator rental has an operating weight of 2887 kg (6358 lb). This is a tremendous difference from our heavy excavator rentals, which means the 27D is meant for the jobs that the 17D excavator rental might be a bit too small for! 

Mini Excavator Versatility: The John Deere line of mini excavators extremelly versatile because of the many Worksite Pro attachments such as rakes, augers and breakers. The 27D mini excavator rental comes standard with a backfill blade, mechanical quick coupler and auxiliary hydraulics. 

Visibility: The open cab style of the 27D lets the operator see 360 degrees and watch for hazards and workers. The seat is elevated to allow for maximium viewing of the arm and bucket. It's designed for maximum operator comfort. 

You can use a John Deere 27D Mini Excavator Rental for:

  • Digging up sensitive material such as sewage pipes or electrical conduits
  • Tearing down fences, poles or a very small house
  • Loading crawlers and pick ups with dirt, gravel, etc.
  • Trench digging and backfilling
  • Small demolition and debris removal
  • Landscaping and prep work 
  • Using various Worksite Pro attachments for other tasks such as breaking concrete and auger drilling

Wescan rentals delivers and maintains heavy equipment, earthmovers, excavators, skid steers, track loaders and attachments. We service the Lower Mainland of Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island: Vancouver, Burnaby, Poco, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, New Westminster, Delta, Coquitlam, Ladner, Tsawwassen, Richmond, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Abbotsford,Chilliwack, Whistler, Victoria, Nanaimo. Contact us for more details on our rental packages.


Emission Rating Interim Tier 4 / EU Stage 3B
Engine Make / Engine Model Yanmar / 3 TNV 88
Net Power, kW (hp) @ Rated rpm 19.7 (26.4) @ 2200
Gross Power, kW (hp) not published
Displacement, L (cu in) 1.6 (100)


Pump Type Variable Displacement + Gear
Total Pump Flow, L/m (gpm) 62 (16.4)
Normal Relief Pressure, kPa (psi) not published
Auxilliary Hyd. Max Flow Rate, L/m (gpm) 52.6 (13.9)


Track Width, mm (in) 300 (12)
Overall Track Length, mm (ft) 1950 (6 ' 5 '')
Ground Clearance, mm (in) 320 (12.6)
Width Over Std Track, mm (ft) 1550 (5 ' 1 '')
Ground Pressure, Std. Track, kPa (psi) 28 (4.06)
Travel speed 1, kph (mph) 2.6 (1.6)
Travel speed 2, kph (mph) 4.5 (2.8)
Travel speed 3, kph (mph) not published
Travel speed 4, kph (mph) not published
Gradeability, % ---
Gradeability, deg ---
Max. Drawbar Pull, kN (lbf) not published


Blade Width, mm (ft) 1550 (5 ' 1 '')
Blade Height, mm (ft) 360 (14.2)
Blade Max Lift Above Grd. Level, mm (in) 360 (14)
Blade Max Lift Below Grd. Level, mm (in) 315 (12)


Standard Arm, mm (ft in) 1170 (3 ' 10 '')
Max. Digging Height w/Std Arm, mm (ft) 4450 (14 ' 7 '')
Max. Digging Depth w/Std Arm, mm (ft) 2590 (8 ' 6 '')
Max. Digging Reach w/Std Arm, mm (ft) 4670 (15 ' 4 '')
Max. Digging Reach @ G.L. w/Std Arm, mm (ft) not published
Max. Dump Height w/Std Arm, mm (ft) 3200 (10 ' 6 '')
Max. Vertical Wall Depth w/Std Arm, mm (ft) not published
Min. Front Swing Radius, mm (ft in) 1960 (6 ' 5 '')
Min Front Swing Radius w/Boom Swing, mm (ft) ---
Boom Swing Angle - left, deg 72
Boom Swing Angle - right, deg 62
Lift Cap. Over Front @ 10' G.L. (incl bckt), kg (lb) 1160 (2554)
Lift Cap. Over Side @ 10' G.L. (incl bckt), kg (lb) 410 (902)
Max Arm Digging Force, kN (lb) 15.2 (3410)
Max Bucket Digging Force, kN (lb) 22.2 (4994)
Tail Swing Radius, mm (ft in) 775 (2 ' 7 '')
Swing Speed, rpm 9.1


Transport Length, mm (ft) 4200 (13 ' 9 '')
Transport Height, mm (ft) 2460 (8 ' 1 '')
Transport Width, mm (ft) 1550 (5 ' 1 '')


Fuel Tank, L (gal) 40 (10.6)
Hydraulic Reservoir, L (gal) 32 (8.5)


SAE Operating Weight, kg (lb) 2887 (6358)