NEW 15C-1

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.


  • 180° opening bi-fold access doors to all cleaning, maintenance points and daily checks.
  • Flat glass which is easier to replace and more cost effective than curved options, with the added benefit of sun reflecting tinted glass.
  • The transport weight on the 15C-1 allow the machine to be easily towed to wherever needed making them very versatile.
  • 100% steel bodywork for maximum impact protection and ease of repair.
  • 10 integral tie-down points make transportation easier without damaging tracks.
  • Cab or canopy options.


Max. Dig Depth
Max. Dump Height
Operating Weight


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 15C-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 has always been at the forefront of site safety and provides innovative ways to improve it.

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 seat belts 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 15C-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.

Example package

3 year JCB FlexiLease +VAT from
£88.78 per week
3 year HP from
£107.67 per week
£17,203.20 Ex VAT

Machine specifications

  • 4p Canopy With Polycarb Screen
  • 230Mm Rubber Track
  • Iso Control Pattern: High Flow
  • Double Acting Aux
  • Static Vinyl Seat
  • Uk Only Language Pack : Includ Es Immobiliser Key, Battery Isolator And Cesar Datatag
  • Dipper 950Mm
  • Standard Dozer
  • Rotating Beacon
  • Toolkit
  • Quickhitch Mechanical 30Mm Pin
  • Bladed Bucket Gp 230Mm And Pin S For Q/hitch Option
  • Bladed Bucket Gp 300Mm And Pin S For Q/hitch Option
  • Bladed Bucket Gp 400Mm And Pin S For Q/hitch Option
  • 2 Front Halogen Worklights For Canopy Builds
  • Grease Gun And Cartridge
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JCB Finance Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 708332). More details can be found on our website Finance is restricted to UK business users and terms apply. The weekly values used are for illustrative purposes only. JCB FlexiLease instalments are based on a 3+33 monthly payment profile and are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate. The illustration is based on the machine operating in a medium application for a maximum of 500 hours per annum. Return conditions will apply and you do not own the machine at the end. HP instalments are based on a 0+36 monthly payment profile with a 10% deposit and the full VAT amount payable at time of signing and you can own the machine at the end subject to a £60 Option To Purchase Fee collected together with the final payment. Offers are subject to a £245 documentation fee payable with the first monthly payment.