The massive infrastructural needs of India demand partners that can deliver more. The new JCB 305LC is a multi-use 31.7 tonne Excavator that builds upon the lineage of the hugely successful JS205LC for even larger projects. A simple to use mechanical machine that complements a host of innovations, the JCB 305LC is a tough and dependable partner that will be instrumental in transforming India's development.


  • Maximum Productivity with 3 power modes - Eco, Power & Power+
  • Proven fuel efficient JCB672 6 cylinder 7.2 litre engine with a rugged in-line fuel injection
  • Stay connected 24x7 with JCB’s Telematics Technology – LiveLink
  • Customised support packages with JCB Premier Line Solutions
  • Quiet, ergonomic and comfortable operator environment
  • Heavy duty boom and arm


Maximum Bucket Capacity
1.24-1.80 cum
Maximum Engine Power
165 kW / 221 hp
Maximum Operating Weight
31700-32762 Kg

Fuel Efficiency

The better the efficiency, the better the profitability.

For your business to excel at what it does best, it deserves a partner that delivers increased productivity with minimum effort. The new JCB 305LC is the ideal machine that delivers increased business efficiencies and performance. This tough and simple to use mechanical machine is equipped with the new JCB672 6 cylinder 7.2 litre engine that is more fuel efficient than its competitors. It also utilizes the latest EcoMAX lean-burn combustion technology to ensure reduced emissions and greater efficiency. 

Engine power: Fuel efficient JCB672 6 cylinder 7.2 litre engine  |  Max torque: 221 hp @1800 rpm and Max Torque: 960 Nm @1300 rpm

Robust mechanical in-line fuel injection system


The better the efficiency, the better the profitability.

Managing and maintaining the performance of a machine at different locations can be a challenge for your business. JCB’s Advanced Telematics Technology – LiveLink, the JCB 305LC is equipped to deliver on this front. This advanced technology allows you to monitor and manage the performance of your machine in real time, allowing you to stay on top at all times.

Productivity & Cost

•  Utilization levels and fleet monitoring


•  Real-time geo-fencing and curfew alerts

•  Fuel level information

•  Fuel theft alert


•  Hours monitoring and critical machine alerts

•  Maintenance history records

Premier Line Solutions

The simpler to maintain, the simpler to operate.

Machine downtime is a challenge that your business needs to counter at all costs. Its why, the JCB 305LC comes backed with JCB Premier Line Solutions that offer an array of warranty support packages which have been tailor made for your business requirements. Moreover, JCB trained experts and part availability through 650+ dealers will keep your success stories moving.

The JCB Premier Line Solutions cover a vast array of business continuity facets:

Machine uptime guarantee*  |  Rapid parts availability  |  JCB trained engineers |  Custom warranty support packages#

Dealer network of 650+ outlets


*Terms and conditions apply.   #Standard warranty is 1 year/3000 hours, whichever is earlier.


The bigger the challenge, the easier it is accomplished.

Businesses today demand greater efficiency with enhanced productivity and better performance. The JCB 305LC has been designed to make this a reality. With its fuel efficient JCB672 6 cylinder 7.2 litre engine that generates 221 hp of power, the JCB 305LC is equipped to deliver any challenge thrown at it.

JCB672 engine with 165kW / 221 hp  |  3 Power modes: Eco, Power & Power+

Massive 222kN of bucket tear-out force  |  Hydraulic Regeneration System for faster cycles

Reliable And Durable

A JCB 305LC excavator’s reinforced boom and dipper is made of high tensile strength steel, with internal baffle plates for long life durability. In addition, we fit heavy-duty wear strips at the dipper end for increased durability. Our advanced manufacturing and assembly processes produce high precision premium quality assembled components.

The high-strength undercarriage of a JCB 305LC tracked excavator uses a fully welded X-frame construction for long-term durability even in the most demanding applications.

With a heavy duty lower frame and upper structure, as well as a high strength boom and arm, this excavator is designed to excel at tough work like quarry applications.