At JCB, we’ve been building tracked excavators for over 50 years. Our newest 86C-2 midi excavators are products of all this experience and insight, to include the latest Stage V engine, upgrades to machine performance insights, as well as integrated tie down points - all built with total efficiency & safety in mind.


  • Stage V engine technology
  • New NXG 7” (180mm) display, switch gear and rotary dial control
  • Lift overload System, health check function & engine auto stop.
  • Best-in-class 500 hour greasing intervals.
  • Integrated tie down points.
  • Improved dig end hoses and harness routing.


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We’ve always believed that a fundamental part of high productivity is a comfy, ergonomic working environment. Consequently, the NEW 86C-2 midi cabs and controls have been upgraded to provide easy to access specialist operator and owner insights, as well as provide a safe and comfortable environment.

  • All new instrumentation & 7” portrait screen
  • Increased floor space thanks to the new joystick boom swing & aux controls
  • New Bluetooth radio, powerful heating & air conditioning
  • Complete command of hydraulics through the electro-proportional controls

A safe site is of paramount importance to both owners and operators; that’s why the 86C-2 machine goes above and beyond basic requirements to help keep sites safe. The 86C-2 safety and serviceability features provide an array of benefits to operators and bystanders alike.

  • Best in class stability, thanks to a wide track frame and low centre of gravity
  • Unique JCB 2GO safety system
  • Brand new safety diagnostics to include machine health checks, lift overload, tilt indicator & dig depth controls
  • 500 hour greasing

Our tracked diggers are designed to give you more than just great performance and long service life. Machines like the 86C-2 midi digger will also provide ultimate value for money, both on and off your working sites.

  • One touch idle to preserve fuel
  • Four different power bands to control engine speed
  • Auto idle to increase fuel efficiency
  • Flat glass throughout to minimise replacement costs
Sites and our customers demand good quality, reliable & durable machines that stand the test of time. Our latest 86C-2 midi excavators are designed to be robust, strong and durable without compromising performance.