The large platform JCB 280 (2,800lb (1,271kg)) rated operating capacity) vertical lift skid steer loader incorporates JCB's unique PowerBoom design and exclusive side door entry. Designed for comfort, safety, economy, productivity and durability in Savannah, GA, the 280s 74hp (55kW) JCB EcoMax engine is durable and highly efficient.
The 280 has on average 60% better visibility and a 33% larger cab than competitive model skid steer loaders, plus a host of other benefits like ergonomic controls, an extremely tough PowerBoom and a low total cost of ownership.
Our large platform skid steer loaders are 21% more productive in performance tests against competitive models*.
* Based on faster speed of getting in/out and faster startup times.
Theres not a more productive skid steer loader than the JCB 280. The figures speak for themselves. It has a 16% lower total cost of ownership than its nearest competitor, a better SAE service rating, an annual fuel savings of over 3975 liters* and a heavy-duty crowd ram thats nearly 3 times the size of its nearest competitive model.
Theres a standard mechanical quickhitch and auxiliary couplers on the PowerBoom too. In short, its as productive as a skid steer loader gets.
* based on 50 weeks per year and 35 hours per week.
Keeping your operators fresh, focused and productive is paramount, which is why weve designed our 280 model skid steer loader with a 33% larger cab than its nearest competitive model. Our standard seat has mechanical suspension, a 12V charger, easily readable control panels and an electronic hand throttle.
Servo-assisted controls make handling smooth and intuitive; all-in-all, we like to think the JCB 280 skid steer loader is a favorite for comfort among operators.
Weve designed our range of skid steer loaders to be easily serviced, ensuring minimum downtime. Our engines are mounted longitudinally for easy access to the drive belt and associated components. There are also 30% fewer grease points than the average vertical lift twin arm skid steer.
Weve installed front and rear chassis clean out plates, with a fluid drain point in the rear one, as well as durable O-ring face seals on all hydraulic fittings. Theres excellent service access through the rear service door and a gas strut-assisted tilting radiator.
Our large platform skid steer loaders are on average 24% more serviceable than competitive models, based on SAE Service Audit Scores. And theres more too.