NEW 16C-1 Mini Excavator

Choosing a compact excavator just got tougher with the JCB New Generation 1-2 tonne range. They have been designed and built to withstand the toughest of job sites. With long lasting components and easy, cost effective repairs, they provide minimum downtime and maximum profits.


  • The transport weight on the 16C-1 allow the machine to be easily towed to wherever needed making them very versatile.
  • Cab or canopy options.
  • 10 integral tie-down points make transportation easier without damaging tracks.
  • 180° opening bi-fold access doors to all cleaning, maintenance points and daily checks.
  • 100% steel bodywork for maximum impact protection and ease of repair.
  • Flat glass which is easier to replace and more cost effective than curved options, with the added benefit of sun reflecting tinted glass.


Maximum Operating Weight
Maximum Dump Height
Maximum Dig Depth


Most jobs are hard enough without the added stress of difficult and frequent servicing, hard to reach cleaning and of course uncomfortable operating conditions. That’s why we’ve just made it easy.

180° opening service and daily checks doors, with an easy-to-operate quick release mechanism, makes cleaning and maintenance quick and easy.

Easily accessible external lockable fuel tank provides extra security.


When time is money and getting from the last job to the next job quicker is a huge advantage, the New Generation minis don’t hang about.

Quick cleaning, servicing, transporting and attachment changes all add up to bigger profits for you.

10 tie down and lifting points ensure speedy machine transportation.

Sloping undercarriage design gives minimal soil retention and enables fast cleaning.

No daily greasing with easy to access maintenance and cleaning means quicker turnaround times.

New dozer geometry means even when the dozer is fully raised, the improved designed curve and increased height allows the blade to become free of material build up. With a low transport weight, the 16C-1 can be easily towed to wherever they’re needed.


Working quicker is also about working smarter. As working conditions become more and more restricted, safety becomes more and more important.

JCB 2go full control isolation lever means machines will not start unless all operations are isolated by locking the pilot control shut off valve, preventing accidental operation.

All services, including tracking and dozer, are isolated when the control pod is raised as an additional safety precautionary measure.

Optional green beacon warning light and high visibility seatbelts are available to those wishing to increase on-site safety measures. Optional operator presence and seat belt isolation switches for increased on site safety.

Optional JCB Livelink telematics provides geofence and working time restrictions services allowing owners to monitor usage. As standard Cesar Datatag registration reduces the risk of theft. (Only use on UK assets)


Designed to simply get on with working, the New Generation minis are all designed with your profits in mind.

With a simple, classic design, low cost maintenance and easy repairs equals machines tailored to your needs, why choose anything else?

Graphite impregnated bushes with industries lowest greasing intervals of 500 hours for less downtime. The 16C-1 is a conventional tailswing machine with the choice of a cab or canopy to suit your requirements.


The New Generation JCB mini excavators have been designed and built to withstand the toughest of job sites.

With long lasting components and easy, cost effective repairs, they provide minimum downtime and maximum profits.

100% steel bodywork that withstands knocks but is cost effective to repair.

Bushed dig end with hoses routed through the boom and dipper for ultimate durability.