Quick Specs

Maximum Bucket Capacity
0.5-0.65 cum
Maximum Engine Power
60 kW
(80 hp)
Maximum Operating Weight
12800 kg

JCB JS120 Excavator | Most Fuel Efficient 12T Excavator

The most robust 12 Tonne Excavator in the market, JCB JS120 is one of the most incredible creations in the excavation segment. JS120 is the most fuel-efficient 12 Tonne Excavator in the industry which not only delivers 8%* improved output tonnes per hour but also makes way for savings up to Rs 2 Lakhs per year*. With a maximum operating weight of 12,800 Kgs, JS120 has got the bucket capacity of 0.5-0.65 cum. The 12 Tonne JCB Tracked Excavator has a maximum Engine Power of 60kW which results in a power packed performance across various industries. A perfect companion as a Construction Excavator, JS120 is also an ideal working partner for quarry, roads, brick industry, and civil construction etc.

Especially designed for carrying out activities as a construction Excavator, JS120 is manufactured at the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Pune with the latest innovative technology. This Hydraulic Excavator consists of a durable upper frame, heavy duty X-frame, reinforced boom, strengthened arm, hard faced bucket, and IP67-69 dust & water proof connectors for high reliability of electricals.

With hydraulic oil change interval of 5000 hrs and choice of Productivity (P) & Economy (E) modes, this JCB Tracked Excavator is extremely easy in serviceability and low on maintenance. The Economy Mode is for fuel saving with an optimum productivity and Productivity Mode is for an improved productivity through pump flow when higher output is required. Loaded with a special filtration system and an auto idler, JS 120 offers reduction in maintenance costs and fuel savings at higher speed.

Powered by JCB ecoMax Engine, the Excavator ensures high power, long life, along with low noise and vibration. In addition to all this, it also offers an unmatched operator comfort with a spacious cab with high head and leg room, an increased seat recline for better comfort and ergonomically placed operator controls to minimise operator fatigue.

JCB is first in the industry to offer an Advanced Telematics Technology - LiveLink in a 12Tonne Excavator. This technology lets you keep a real time track of your machine’s performance and health. With multiple service reminders, health alerts, machine utilisation report and location updates, you can stay in command 24X7.


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Most Reliable
Hard faced bucket : Usage of hardox steel for optional heavy duty hard faced bucket with reinforced hanger plates. Together they ensure long life with provisionfor bolt-on side cutters. 
Durable upper frame : Ruggedconstruction of upper frame provides durability in tough working conditions . 

Heavy duty X-frame with belly guard at the bottom comes as a standard fitment . Reinforced boom : Deep section design for high strength. 

Reinforced base area and cylinder mounting area for higher strength.
Best In Fuel efficiency

JCB ecoMAX engine designed especially for construction equipment provides high fuel efficiency and generates high torque at low speeds to suit various job needs

Choice of Productivity (P) & Economy (E) modes:

E: Economy mode - For fuel saving with optimum productivity.
P: Productivity mode - Increased productivity through pump flow when higher output is required.

Auto idler for fuel saving during engine idling at high speeds.

Best- In- Class - Performance
Excellent bucket and dipper tear out force result in high output and faster completion
of work, especially in hard strata. 

JCB’s innovative hydraulic regeneration
system recycles hydraulic oil across the cylinders for faster cycle times and reduced
fuel consumption. 

The advanced hydraulic system also ensures excellent multifunction performance resulting in higher output levels.
Ease Of Service

Compact and easy to handle bonnet is assisted by gas strut that helps in easy opening and closing. It makes periodic maintenance easy and effortless.

Easy to access periodic check points. Wire mesh provided to avoid clogging of radiator & oil cooler. Cooler unit air-conditioner is hinged for easy access to radiator & cooler unit for cleaning.

Boom end pivot bushes need to be greased at 1000 hrs thereby reducing maintenance costs and increasing machine uptime.

Low Maintenance Cost

Air pre-cleaner assembly filters dust particles and helps in increasing life of air filter elements and life of the engine.
Special filtration system extends hydraulic life up to 5000 hrs with the hydraulic main return filter change intervals of 1000 hrs, which reduces maintenance costs

High capacity fuel pre-filter with water separator - To increase life of fuel system components.

Operator Comfort

Provision of mounting cab guard available. Additional cab top lights for better illumination.

Clear display of warning & operating modes. Roof hatch provided to keep the cab well ventilated, which is aided by rear sliding window.

All new cab with pressed steel construction offers increased internal space and overall visibility.

25% bigger cabin space.


Damage protection: Belly guard at lower frame & undercovers for upper frame .

High visibility: Single right hand glass and low bonnet height for high visibility leads to safe operation.

Electrical safety: Manual electric isolator & battery cover provided.

Machine safety: Servo isolator lever override system & swing lock system provide additional safety against unintended machine operation.

Stay Connected 24 x 7

GPS Tracking - Tells you the exact position of your machine on a map.
Geofencing - Lets you keep your machine within the allocated area of work .

Engine Status - Informs you if your JCB machine’s engine is switched on or off .

Service Reminder - Reminds you when the service of your machine is due; the reminder helps you plan your work better.

Critical machine health alerts - Lets you know the inside of your machine from a faraway location. Helps in taking proactive measures to avoid break down through alerts like
• Low engine oil pressure
• Low coolant temperature
• Blocked air filter
• Water in fuel

JCB 120 Small Excavator
JCB 120 Small Excavator