400-series Avant Loaders

This is the machine customers have been asking for: a compact, economical multi-purpose loader with a diesel engine that has enough power to tackle the jobs all year round.



The light and economical workhorse you’ve been looking for!

This is the machine customers have been asking for: a compact, economical multi-purpose loader with a diesel engine that has enough power to tackle the jobs all year round. You can’t go past the 400-Series loaders for landscaping, groundcare, green area maintenance and it also the perfect choice for horse farms, farming, or for private use. It’s lightweight and economical and won’t tear up delicate grounds.


The Avant 400-Series is the right solution for tasks when a more lightweight and economical machine is required, yet it can handle a multitude of jobs.

It is an excellent helper machine which completes the fleet. It will enable you to tackle the jobs much faster, while staying comfortable and achieving a better quality than doing it by hand. Smaller sites are the home ground of the 400-Series and thanks to its light weight it can also easily be transported on a normal trailer between work sites. 

These loaders make excellent groundcare and green area maintenance machines. They are strong enough to operate the flail mower and 1200mm lawn mower. You can choose between a mulching mower, a mower with grass ejection to the side and a collecting mower. Avant is also a great helper when fixing smaller ground and green area damages. 

  • Versatile range of attachments to help you tackle a multitude of jobs.
  • Telescopic boom as an option.
  • Easy to drive with articulated steering and hydraulic transmission.
  • L cab available.

Technical Features

Best operator position

Positioned in the front part of the machine, the operator’s seat is as close to the attachment as it can safely be, providing an unrestricted view of the attachment working. 
This guarantees excellent work efficiency, precision and safety.

Off centre boom construction 
Allows excellent forward vision and a clear view of the attachment. 
More precision, work efficiency and safety.
The machine reaches out – not the driver.

Top class ergonomics 
Ample space even for larger operators.
Easily operated, well-positioned controls. 
Safe and easy access to the driver’s seat.
Certified ROPS safety frame.

Top Class Features:

Strong enough to handle heavier loads with a max load capacity of 600kg. 
Ingenious loader boom – max. height with telescopic boom 2750mm. 
Powerful auxiliary hydraulics with 31 l/min of flow. Max. travel speed of 12 km/h speeds up your work.

Enough power to operate most of the Avant attachments. 
The wide range of 100 different attachments enable efficient working all year round. 
Can handle the jobs that a compact tractor, an ATV quad bike and a ride on lawn mower can do and the jobs they cannot.

Rigid articulated joint. 
ROPS safety frame. 
Safety belt. 
Work lights. 

Low fuel consumption thanks to an economical diesel engine. 
Low maintenance costs. 
Excellent resale value. 

Model Range


  • Lift capacity: 550kg
  • Engine power: 22hp diesel
  • Lift height: 2.8m
  • Speed: 12km/h
  • Pulling force: 700kp
  • Dimensions: 2195mmL x 1980mmH x 990-1090mmW
  • Weight: 1030 – 1080kg

Download Brochure

Click here to download the 400-Series brochure.

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