TB216 Compact Excavator

TB216 provides the operator with a nice blend of power and functionality.  It is completely redesigned for greater operator comfort, performance, and serviceability.

Product Details


EPA Final Tier 4 Emission Compliant
Engine Preheat
Dual Element Air Filters
Automatic Fuel Bleed System
Multi-Informational Display
Visual Indicator for Engine Preheat, High Speed, Water Temp and Fuel Gauge
Function Keys Transition Between Hour / Trip Meter, Time and Alarm, and Contrast Adjustment
Hour Meter
Travel Alarm
Triple Flanged Track Rollers
Hydraulically Retractable Track Frame
Automatic Load Sensing 2 Speed Travel
Adjustable Width Backfill Blade
Cast Iron Wrap Around Protective Counterweight
9" Rubber Track
ROPS / TOPS / FOPS Four Post Canopy
Pattern Change Valve (ISO or SAE)
Suspension Seat with Fore and Aft Adjustments
Auxiliary Hydraulics Controlled with Foot Pedal
2" Retractable Seat Belt
3" Non-retractable Seat Belt (optional)
Variable Displacement Piston Pumps
Cushioned Boom and Swing Cylinders
Pilot Operated Joystick Controls
Hydraulic Oil Cooler
Steel Hydraulic Tank with Fluid Level Sight Gauge
Primary Auxiliary Circuit Plumbed to Arm with 1-Way and 2-Way Operation
Top Mount Boom Cylinder
Hydraulic Hoses Protected Inside of Boom and Arm
Long Arm with Integrated Thumb Mount
Dual Pin Position Bucket (optional)
Mechanical Bucket Quick Coupler (optional)
Main Pin Hydraulic Thumb (optional)


Operating Weight3,900 lb(1,770 kg)
Max. Bucket Breakout Force4,250 lb(1,928 kg)
Max. Arm Digging Force1,843 lb(836 kg)
Arm Length3 ft 8.5 in(1,130 mm)
Slew Speed9.2 rpm
Traction Force4,361 lb(1,978 kg)
Ground Pressure4.3 psi29.4 kPa
Travel Speed - Low1.4 mph(2.2 km / hr)
Travel Speed - High2.6 mph(4.2 km / hr)
Total Hydraulic Flow13.4 gpm(50.9 L / min)
Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow8.9 gpm(33.6 L / min)
Hydraulic System Pressure3,046 psi(21.0 Mpa)
Model / MakeYanmar / 3TNV74
Displacement60.2 cu in(.98 L)
Horsepower @ 2,400 rpm15 hp(11.2 kW)
Max. Torque @ 1,800 rpm38.2 ft-lb(51.8 Nm)
Engine Lubrication4.5 qt(4.3 L)
Cooling System4.0 qt(3.8 L)
Fuel Tank Capacity5.8 gal(22.0 L)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity4.2 gal(16.0 L)
Hydraulic System Capacity6.5 gal(24.5 L)


Maximum Reach13 ft 5.0 in(4,090 mm)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level13 ft 2.9in(4,035 mm)
Maximum Digging Depth7 ft 10.0 in(2,390 mm)
Maximum Vertical Digging Depth6 ft 9.1 in(2,060 mm)
Maximum Dig Height12 ft 3.2 in(3,740 mm)
Maximum Dumping Height8 ft 10.5 in(2,705 mm)
Front Swing Radius4 ft 10.3 in(1,480 mm)
Front Swing Radius with Boom Offset3 ft 9.4 in(1,155 mm)
Tail Swing (Slew) Radius3 ft 6.3 in(1,075 mm)
Transport Length12 ft 8.3 in(3,870 mm)
Transport Height7 ft 4.8 in(2,255 mm)
Ground Clearance8.1 in(205 mm)
Undercarriage Length4 ft 11.9 in(1,520 mm)
Track Width (Rubber)9.0 in(230 mm)
Undercarriage Width - Track Retracted38.6 in(980 mm)
Undercarriage Width - Track Extended51.2 in(1,300 mm)

Takeuchi Fleet Management

2 Year Standard Service
Minimize Downtime
Remote Diagnostics
Utilization Tracking
Proactive Maintenance
Control Costs

TFM Brochure

Four Pillars

Compact and Convenient – The TB216 delivers excellent size and balance for restricted job sites.

EPA Final Tier 4 Engine – Is efficient and powerful and does not require any exhaust after-treatment systems.

Excellent Reach – The optimized boom and arm design delivers excellent reach for greater productivity.

Retractable Undercarriage  – Allows this machine to travel through standard doorways and areas with limited access with ease.

Drive System – Provides 15% more tractive force that the previous machine and now features automatic downshift for better turning, traveling and backfilling.

Wrap Around Counterweight – Protects key engine and hydraulic components from damage while delivering excellent stability.

Top Mount Boom Cylinder – Helps protect the boom cylinder from damage from the bucket and debris.

Protected Hydraulic Plumbing – All hoses for working equipment are routed through the boom and arm for an extra level of protection, and greater visibility of the work equipment.

All Steel Construction – Protects components and ensures long term durability.

Triple Flange Track Rollers – Provide increased roller to rail contact improving track retention.

Multi-Information Display – Is easy to read in all lighting conditions and keeps the operator informed on the status of the machine.

Operator’s Station – Delivers excellent visibility and operator comfort while providing easy entry and exit.

Four Post ROPS Canopy  – Offers operator protection and peace of mind.

Suspension Seat – Provides weight adjustment along with fore and aft movement and is also equipped with a 2 inch retractable seat belt.

Adjustable Arm Rest – Help provide a comfortable operating position for the precision pilot controls.

Pattern Change Valve – Will allow the operator to choose their preferred operational pattern for greater efficiency and safety.

High Capacity Cooling System – Uses heavy duty side-by-side radiator and hydraulic cooler for optimum cooling.

Lockable Fuel Fill – Is convenient and secure. A remote gauge is also provided for assistance when refueling. The system also uses a self bleeding system to provide easier restarts if the machine is run out of fuel.

Rear Engine Access – Provides convenient access to daily checks and routine maintenance points.

Under Seat Component Access – The battery and electrical components are conveniently located under the operators seat along with the pattern change valve.