High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C

Three-phase HDS 8/17 C hot water high-pressure cleaner with sophisticated operating and mobility concept, Easy Press trigger gun with Servo Control, eco!efficiency mode and single-button operation.

Easy to operate, ergonomically designed, economical and powerful: the HDS 8/17 C hot water high-pressure cleaner offers impressive equipment and performance. The operating and mobility concept of the three-phase machine, with intuitive single-button operation, large, sturdy wheels and steering roller, facilitates handling and transport. The Easy Press trigger gun, which sits comfortably in your hand, features a soft grip and Servo Control for infinitely variable pressure and water flow regulation. It also allows long, effortless work intervals. The unique eco!efficiency mode from Kärcher is kind both on your wallet and the environment. Numerous other functions, like the practical storage compartments for accessories and tools or the tanks for cleaning agents and fuel integrated directly into the robust chassis, ensure maximum convenience and safety for the operator.

Features and benefits
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C: Efficiency
eco!efficiency mode – efficient and environmentally friendly, even when used for prolonged periods. Reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 20%. Accurate cleaning agent dosing unit with clear rinse function.
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C: Ease of use
Ease of use
Intuitive operation thanks to the large single-button selector switch. Large tank opening with filling chute. Convenient system care bottle can be changed from the outside.
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C: Storage
Lockable accessory compartment for nozzles, tools, etc. Storage hooks for power cable and high-pressure hose. Integrated lance holder for transport.
  • The Soft Damping System (SDS) compensates for vibration and pressure peaks in the high-pressure system.
  • Large water filter protects pump against damage.
  • Water softening system protects the heating coil against calcification damage.
  • "Jogger" design with large wheels and steering roller.
  • Large integrated handles in the chassis.
  • Integrated tilting aid for effortlessly negotiating obstacles such as steps and kerbs.

Technical data

Current type (Ph/V/Hz) 3 / 400 / 50
Flow rate (l/h) 290 - 760
Working pressure (bar/MPa) 30 - 170 / 3 - 17
Temperature (for supply 12 °C) (°C) min. 80 - max. 155
Connected load (kW) 5.7
Consumption of heating oil or gas at full load (kg/h) 4.7
Power cable (m) 5
Fuel tank (l) 15
Weight (with accessories) (kg) 106
Dimensions (L × W × H) (mm) 1060 x 650 x 920


  • Spray gun, Easy Press trigger gun
  • Spray gun with soft grip padding
  • High-pressure hose, 10 m, DN 6, 250 bar
  • Spray lance, 1050 mm
  • Power nozzle
  • Steam nozzle
  • Soft Damping System (SDS)
  • Anti-twist system
  • Pressure switch-off
  • Integrated fuel and detergent tank
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
High pressure washer HDS 8/17 C
Application areas
  • Vehicle cleaning
  • Device and machine cleaning
  • Workshop cleaning
  • Cleaning of outside areas
  • Service station cleaning
  • Facade cleaning
  • Swimming pool cleaning
  • Cleaning of sports facilities
  • Cleaning during production processes
  • Cleaning of production facilities
Cleaning agents