48Z-1 Excavator

Latest Offer


Purchase a selected JCB Mini Excavator today and take advantage of an unbeatable 0.99%* finance rate! Available on 18Z, 48Z & 55Z model excavators. Stock is limited, speak with your JCB CEA dealer today to secure yourself a great deal on a new machine!

Call 1300 522 232

Machines   |  Mini Excavators   |  48Z-1 Excavator


JCB’s 4 tonne excavators, the new 48Z-1 have been developed to exceed even your most exacting demands. Put simply, this is one of the strongest and highest performing mini excavators we’ve ever built.

Tracked excavators have been a part of the JCB manufacturing family for over 50 years. Using all of this experience and insight, our latest mini diggers have been developed to exceed even your most exacting demands.

It’s highly productive, compact, agile, innovative and economical to own. It also includes exclusive safety features, is smooth to operate and easy to service.

For more information on the 48Z-1 small excavator please contact your local dealer or call 1300 522 232.


Operating Weight
4792 kg
Max Dig Depth
3.532 m
Max Dump Height
4.001 m


  • True zero tailswing configuration for ultimate manoeuvrability
  • Premium componentry (Bosch-Rexroth, Nachi, Bridgestone, Berco) and great structural strength for long service life
  • Bushed kingpost for lower whole of life costs
  • Perfect dig end geometry for ultimate lifting performance
  • JCB Double locking Quick Hitch
  • Economical Perkins engine as standard
  • New larger cab area, ergonomic controls and 9" customisable colour monitor
  • Patented and innovative hydraulic system for maximum efficiency
  • Dual Circuit Auxiliaries with in cab change over and flow adjustment


48 Z-1 Brochure, Specification & Comparison


Terms and Conditions
Offer applies to selected JCB Mini Excavators models- 18Z, 48Z and 55Z applies to standard machine specification with quick hitch and buckets (no other third party attachments or ancillary equipment). Terms and conditions: Offer only applies to JCB 18Z, 48Z and 55Z models. Finance available on chattel mortgage finance. 36 month term, 20% trade and/or deposit. GST paid in month 4. Nil balloon. One off document fee of $495 (plus GST) applies. First repayment must commence 30 days from settlement. Subject to credit approval, fees, terms and conditions apply. Available to approved ABN holders for business purposes only available 1/04/2021 - 30/06/2021 while stocks last through participating JCB Dealerships. JCB Construction Equipment Financial Services is a program operated by De Lage Landen Pty Limited ABN 20 101 692 040.