55Z-1 Excavator

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JCB’s 5 tonne excavators, the new 55Z-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 55Z-1 5 tonne excavator please contact your local dealer or call 1300 522 232.


Operating Weight
5499 kg
Max Dig Depth
3.843 m
Max Dump Height
4.274 m


  • True zero tailswing configuration for ultimate manoeuvrability
  • The 55Z is a leader when it comes to fuel efficiency and litres of fuel use per tonne of material moved
  • 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


55 Z-1 Brochure, Specification & Comparison


Terms and Conditions
Available on chattel mortgage finance; first repayment must commence 4 months from date of settlement. Subject to credit approval, fees, terms and conditions apply. Available to approved ABN holders for business purposes only until 31/12/2019 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. This offer can be withdrawn with a weeks’ notice.