JCB 5CX Backhoe Loader

Every job made easy.

Presenting the 5CX from JCB: a powerful, high output, adaptable machine designed to make you the master of any job. Built for owner-operators, local authorities and plant hire  companies alike, this bestselling construction Backhoe Loader travels seamlessly from road to site – bringing a wealth of capabilities with it. 

With a 4.8L engine, 81kW of power and 516Nm torque, the JCB 5CX Pro boasts the ultimate spec of the entire CX range. If your site demands the highest performance and output, this is the equipment you need. 

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Loading made easy

The JCB 5CX combines a host of intuitive control features with the largest 1.3m3 capacity shovel in the series to make loading effortless.

  • Move more than 2 tonnes of material in one dig cycle. 
  • Innovative lever incorporates a 6-in-1 function for easy shovel operation, and the new Forward-Neutral-Reverse (FNR) switch – allowing operators to change travel direction without taking their hands off the controls. 
  • Automatically reset the shovel to level with the Return-to-Dig feature. 
  • Work more efficiently with Autoshift Transmisson and quickhitch integrated Easy Forks.
  • The Auto Smooth Ride system provides a built-in cushion for the Loader arms when moving materials around site. 
  • All wheel steer and crab steer as standard provides outstanding manoeuvrability.
  • Large 28" Michelin XMCL / Power CL tyres offer excellent traction around site.

Grading made easy

Push harder, level better and grade faster with this Backhoe Loader – the JCB 5CX makes ground preparation simple.

  • Always get the optimum angle with the new Return-to-Grade feature.
  • Move more material with the 2.3m wide, 6-in-1 shovel.
  • Easily integrate a 2D laser system with the pre-fitted laser grading mount. 

Excavating made easy

Exceptional dig depth and exceptional reach make for exceptionally easy excavation.

  • Fit large capacity buckets of up to 0.48m3 to excavate up to 190 tonnes per hour.
  • Reach up to 7.7 metres with an extending dipper, allowing work over trenches, walls or landscaped areas. 
  • Dig to more than 6 metres – deeper than possible with an 8-tonne tracked excavator. 
  • Innovative DUALDRIVE controls to reposition the machine while in use, without turning the seat.

Roading made easy

Invest in the JCB 5CX to eliminate the costs of the lorry – this Backhoe Loader goes straight from site to road.

  • 6-speed Autoshift transmission, TorqueLock and Limited Slip Differential as standard.
  • TorqueLock reduces fuel consumption by up to 25%.
  • Saves money on fuel and the cost of transportation by lorry.
  • On-site, moves more quickly and safely than the tracked alternative.

Adaptability made easy

A JCB Backhoe Loader does the job of so many machines, making it an adaptable, all-round investment for any site.

  • Multifunctional capabilities without the need for multiple machines.
  • Use the excavator mounted breaker alongside the loader shovel to quickly break and move material without the need to changeover attachments.
  • Choose from a variety of different attachments for the Loader and excavator auxillary hydraulics. 
  • Use the Powerslide feature to hydraulically reposition the excavator. 

Why choose the JCB 5CX

High output, power versatility, roading and so much more.

It digs, it compacts, it moves and it grades – but beyond everything the JCB 5CX can do, there are even more reasons this Backhoe Loader is a valuable investment for your site. 

  • Highest output JCB Backhoe Loader: offers a 1.3m3 loader shovel, 7.7m reach on the excavator and limited slip differential as standard.
  • Fantastic manoeuvrability: all wheel steer and crab steer as standard provides outstanding manoeuvrability around site when loading, excavating and using attachments.
  • Safety, built in: just like every JCB machine, the 5CX is designed to protect everyone on site. Standard safety features include check valves, alarms, rear screen protection and a keypad immobiliser. 
  • The comfort operators deserve: with best-in-class ergonomics, styling and cab facilities, JCB Backhoe Loaders are designed for fatigue-free, productive all-day working. 
  • Smart Monitoring: you’ll get instant access to JCB Livelink – our innovative software system that allows for remote monitoring and management of every machine in your fleet. Log on by desktop, email or mobile to see operating data, alerts and event history information. 
  • First-class customer support: Wherever you are in the world, JCB experts will be available to help make sure your JCB Backhoe Loader is performing to its full potential. 

Is the JCB 5CX the right model for my site?

Engine (L) JCB 3.0 JCB 4.8
Power (kW) 55 81
72 81
Torque (Nm) 440 516
Transmission 6 Speed Autoshift
Speed (kph) 40
50 40
Excavator 14ft Extradig 15ft Extradig
6-in-1 Shovel m3 1.0
1.2 1.3
Wheels (") 18/20/26 20/26 24 28
Steer Modes 2WS AWS AWS/Crab Steer
A/C Optional STD OPT Standard

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