JCB 3CX Backhoe Loader

JCB 3CX Backhoe Loader made with an efficient design philosophy, boasts class-leading efficiency, whilst squeezing the absolute maximum out of every drop of fuel, saving you time and money.

With typical roading, loading, excavating and idle cycles, the 3CX JCB Backhoe Loader, equipped with a powerful eco-max engine, delivers an average fuel saving of up to 16%, plus lower emissions and noise levels.

Also with extended periods between fill ups, you benefit from a longer, more productive working day.



  • Rubber-mounted and isolated cab for reduced noise and vibration.
  • Heated air suspension seat, heated front screen, and a hot beverage machine inside the cab.
  • Ergonomic seat-mounted excavator-style controls provide fingertip control meaning excellent comfort and maneuverability.
  • The Smooth-ride System (SRS) minimizes bounce during travel.
  •  Shovel can quickly be returned to the dig position with a return-to-dig feature.
  • High back-off brakes reducing viscous drag during roading and rehandling, which improves economy by up to 1%.
  • Increased versatility as an optional handheld tool circuit can be used to power tools such as drills, breakers, cutters and even water pumps.
  • Quiet both inside and out.
  • LCD panel gives details on machine hours, service information, fuel level, system warning, and instantaneous fuel usage.
  • 360 degree view through tinted windows helps to increase comfort, productivity and safety.
  • scoop-design one piece rear windscreen allows operator to see into trench when excavating and stay dry in wet conditions.
  • Heavyweight axes built to withstand serious shock loads.
  • A flat-plate welded into a ‘u’ pressing increases rigidity and protects hoses from damage.
  • The robot welded single piece chassis maximizes strength and minimizes weight.
  • Hydraulic hose approved to work down to -40 degrees.




Maximum Engine Power
Maximum Loader Capacity
Shovel Capacity


Excavator Hire – JCB 3CX Backhoe
Operating Weight Kg 8136
Gross Engine Power kW 55
Dig Depth Mtr 4.75
Dump Height Mtr 6.81
Bucket Tearout kgf 6228
Dipper Tearout ret/ext kgf 3225/2255

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Safety information

Safety Information

  • Large grab handles.
  • Wide door opening.
  • Open grid designed step preventing dirt build up.
  • Unique integral shovel street pads option prevents ground damage from your 3CX and, therefore, costly repairs.
  • Efficient and safe stopping power with power breaks.
  • New rear light guards providing extra protection on site.
  • The JCB Live-links telematics system allows you to keep a watchful eye over your vehicle.
Things to consider

Things to Consider

  • Please allow access for safe and convenient delivery and collection.
  • Protective clothing should be worn whilst operating the machine.
  • CPCS should be held before operating.

Why don’t we display prices?

We don’t show prices on the website as we prefer to quote on an individual basis to make sure your quote is fully tailored to your complete hire needs.

For tools and equipment secured from third parties prices change often so just call us on 0844 288 7265 for availability and to get the best rates on the day!

Whether you are looking for a single skip or a complete site hire, we can find the right deal for you and the best prices for your area.