JCB 3CX and 4CX backhoe loaders save fuel

Fuel costs could be cut by up to 16 per cent with the latest models of JCB backhoe loader.

The 3CX and 4CX, with a starting price of £40,000 ex VAT, could save users more than £1,000 in fuel costs annually when used for an average 1,250 hours a year.

The fuel savings are derived largely through the new hydraulic system that uses three hydraulic pumps instead of two - providing the same hydraulic output but at lower engine speeds. The introduction of power brakes also contributes to the fuel savings.

Marking the launch and celebrating the company's approaching 65th anniversary, JCB unveiled the new models in Union Jack colours.



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