16C-1 Mini Excavator

Choosing a compact excavator just got tougher.

The 16C-1 is a lightweight conventional tailswing model, ideally suited to being towed behind a van or pickup.

MINI 16C-1 (3x2) Bucket loading/excavating outdoor in garden


Take advantage of this 0% interest hire purchase offer on new Mini Excavators.

This offer is available on a 0+24 month payment profile via participating dealers for machines delivered by 30.06.2024.

This offer is subject to availability while stocks last. UK business users only. Terms apply.

Model Maximum Advance 0 + 24 monthly payments from
1.5-2T £18,500 £770.83


J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd (registered in England No. 0792807. Registered Office: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Staffordshire, England, ST14 5JP) is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. UK business users only, terms apply

A deposit and full VAT amount or VAT difference is payable at the time of signing the Hire Purchase agreement. A documentation fee is payable with the first payment and a £50+VAT option-to-purchase fee will be collected together with the final payment; these amounts are payable on all Hire Purchase agreements. We reserve the right to withdraw the offer at any time.


The 16C-1 has 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.

  • State-of-the-art manufacturing processes and innovative assembly techniques help to achieve ultimate build quality and durability.
  • Bushed dig end with hoses routed through the boom and dipper for ultimate durability.
  • 100% steel bodywork that withstands knocks but is cost effective to repair.
  • Durable heavy-duty H-frame undercarriage.


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 door makes cleaning and maintenance quick and easy.
  • Easily accessible external lockable fuel tank provides extra security.
  • Right hand panel with easy button functions, easy to read indicators and warnings.
  • Standard 2 speed tracking is operated by a button on the dozer.


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.

  • 10 tie down and 4 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.
  • With a low transport weight, the 16C-1 can be easily towed to wherever they’re needed.


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.

  • Unique JCB 2GO safety system.
  • Cabs are fully ROPS and FOPS compliant.
  • Excellent all round visibility for increased on site safety.
  • All services are isolated when the control pod is raised as an additional safety precaution.


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

  • Long greasing intervals of 500 hours for less downtime.
  • Reduced minimum front swing radius for work in the tightest of conditions.
  • Large glass area gives perfect visibility down to the dozer blade.
  • 2 speed heater for ultimate operator comfort.

Example package

3 year JCB FlexiLease +VAT from
£99.93 week
3 year HP from
£129.90 week

J.C.Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Finance illustration based on the following specification (MRRP £19,750.10 Excl. VAT)

Machine specifications

  • 4 Post Canopy: ROPS/tops/FOPS Certified
  • JCB Trackmaster Plus Rubber Tracks 230Mm (9 Inches) Sp (D) 16C
  • Iso Control Pattern: High Flow
  • Double Acting Aux: Retractable Under Carriage
  • Static Vinyl Seat
  • Uk Only Language Pack : Includes Immobiliser Key And Cesar Datatag
  • Dipper 1100Mm
  • Standard Dozer With Swing Out Extensions
  • Auto Kick Down Track Motors
  • Std Worklights Kit For 4P Canopy: 2 Front / 1 Rear And Boom / Interior Light Std
  • Led Amber Beacon
  • Battery Isolator
  • Grease Gun Kit
Terms and conditions apply. Visitwww.jcb-finance.com

J.C.Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 708332). More details can be found on their website www.jcb-finance.co.uk. 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 1000 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.

Understanding the Manufacturer’s Recommended Retail Price (MRRP)

  • The listed MRRP is JCB’s non-binding recommended retail price for a JCB product at the stated specification, and excludes VAT.
  • JCB sells its products through a network of independent authorised dealers and therefore the MRRP is not the selling price of a JCB product.
  • If you wish to obtain a quotation for a JCB product from a JCB dealer then please use the quotation tool in this website or contact a JCB dealer directly.
  • JCB dealers are free to sell products at any price they wish which may be higher or lower than the MRRP and the MRRP is only a non-binding recommendation to JCB dealers.