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  • Reliability

    New, robust, straightforward pivot design is maintenance-free and increases unit uptime.

    Greaseless sealed bearing design with construction-grade seals help increase machine longevity.

    No daily grease points—a Ditch Witch exclusive—means less hassle and prep to keep your trenchers rental-ready.

    Standard outboard bearing support stabilizes the headshaft and auger, for reliable productivity trench after trench.

    Simple, open design allows for quick, easy service access.

  • Trench Size (max)
    Trench Size (max) Depth 36in Width 6in
  • Ease of Use
    Ease of Use

    Hydrostatic, skid-steer style steering provides easier operation.

    Redesigned easy-touch controls are smoother and lighter for less operator fatigue and increased machine responsiveness.

    Increased visibility of the workstation improves operator productivity.

  • Power
    Power Engine Vanguard™ Fuel Gasoline Cooling Air Number of Cylinders 2 Manufactures Net HP rating 16 HP 11.9kW Rated Speed 3600 RPM Fuel Consumption @ Rated Power 1.33 GPH 5LPH Starting Electric
  • Noise Level
    Noise Level Operator TBD Overall TBD
  • Dimensions
    Dimensions U.S. Metric Width 31.5in 800mm Cl to Right 17.3in 439mm CL to Left 14in 356mm Headshaft 13in 330mm Length (Up to) 0mm Height, Transport (Up to) 48in 1.2m
  • Offset Rear Tires
    Offset Rear Tires

    Exclusive, patent-pending offset rear tire design delivers balanced traction and optimal weight distribution for increased production over competitive rubber-tire units.

    Patent-pending pivoting trail wheel allows easier turning, better maneuverability, and smother operation on rough terrain or pavement.

    Flat-free tires require no maintenance and deliver increased uptime for rental customers.

  • Hydraulic System
    Hydraulic System Digging drive pump capacity 10GPM Ground Drive Dual Speed Transit 11.5 GPM Digging 1.5 GPM Filtration 10 Micron Absolute
  • Operation
    Operation Travel Speed (Fwd) TBD Travel Speed (Rev) TBD Diggin Chain Speed (Std)SUM 33/35K 309 ft/min Spoils Handling Auger, Single, Open end Auger Diameter 17in Trencher Cleaner Type Mechainical Trench Cleaner Size 4-6in Operating weight (up to) TBD
  • Superior Support
    Superior Support

    Ditch Witch equipment is backed by 170 dealer locations worldwide, each with genuine Ditch Witch parts in stock plus factory-trained service and expert advice to help deliver a superior return on investment for your rental equipment.

  • Fluid Capacites
    Fluid Capacites Fuel 2.3 Gal Hydraulic 7 Gal
  • Options

    The RotoWitch® boring attachment results in fewer disturbances, less labor and less restoration than tearing up driveways and sidewalks to complete an installation.

    Our easy-to-operate backfill blade is much faster and less expensive than shovels, increasing productivity and rental revenue.

    Ditch Witch also offers the S3C Trailer, a single-axle design with a new rail system for easy loading and unloading of equipment of up to 3,500 lb (1,588 kg). 

  • Vibration Level
    Vibration Level
  • Power

    Reliable 16-hp (11.9-kW) Vanguard engine keeps the C16 performing for rental income you can count on, year after year.

    Up to 36" (914.4mm) digging depth for efficient installation of pipe and cable.

    Newly designed hydraulic system eliminates vertical shafts and belts, resulting in a simple, reliable unit with no linkages to adjust.

    Utilizes the Ditch Witch 35K digging system, specifically designed to work with Ditch Witch trenchers to optimize production.

  • Power Train
    Power Train Ground drive Hydraulic, Infinite variable from zero to maximum, speed and direction control Digging Chain Drive Hydraulic direct drive, one speed forward, reverse Pump Drive Direct to Engine Track Width 16 X 6.5-8 Hydraulic Direct Drive Digging Chain 33K/35K Ground Pressure TBD