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    Top 10 Most Popular Mini Excavators on LECTURA Specs in 2019

    By Patrik Eder · Januar 20, 2020


    We have counted and analyzed almost 500,000 checked machines from 71 manufacturers and we proudly present to you the Global TOP 10.

    Check out the TOP 10 most popular mini excavators in 2019 on LECTURA Specs.
    # Globally

    (497,424 machines)
    1 KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    2 8018 CTS
    JCB
    3 KX61-3 GL
    Kubota
    4 X 320
    Bobcat
    5 KX36-3 GL
    Kubota
    6 HR 12
    Terex-Schaeff
    7 PC50MR-2
    Komatsu
    8 8014 CTS
    JCB
    9 803 Plus
    JCB
    10 PC05-7
    Komatsu
    The global ranking is dominated by Kubota. The Japanese manufacturer has three mini excavators in the Top 10. Moreover, the KX41-2 V is the most popular mini excavator in 2019 and the KX61-3 GL ranked as the third most popular machine. The second place was seized by JCB and its model 8018 CTS. The British manufacturer has two more machines in the Top 10 ranking; the 8014 CTS (8th) and 803 Plus (9th). Another Japanese company, Komatsu, gained two positions with PC50MR-2 (7th) and PC05-7 (10th), whereas the two remaining spots were claimed by Bobcat X 320 (5th) and Terex-Schaeff HR 12 (6th).
    Kubota KX41-2 V - Top 10 Most Popular Mini Excavators on LECTURA Specs in 2019
    Kubota KX41-2 V is our global winner

    And now let's have a look at the local champions:
    You will find all countries with at least „10,000" checked machines.

    # USA

    (77,705)
    Germany

    (67,954)
    United Kingdom

    (42,313)
    France

    (34,984)
    Poland

    (34,560)
    B 50
    Yanmar
    HR 12
    Terex-Schaeff
    KX61-3 GL
    Kubota
    X 320
    Bobcat
    8018 CTS
    JCB
    KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    HR 16
    Terex-Schaeff
    8014 CTS
    JCB
    302.5C
    Caterpillar
    HR 12
    Terex-Schaeff
    KX91-2
    Kubota
    KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    KX36-3 GL
    Kubota
    EB 12.4
    Pel-Job
    19C-I
    JCB
    PC50MR-2
    Komatsu
    EB 12.4
    Pel-Job
    803 Plus
    JCB
    KX41-2 S
    Kubota
    1503
    Neuson
    KX61-2 G
    Kubota
    HR 14
    Terex-Schaeff
    8018 CTS
    JCB
    322 D
    Bobcat
    8025 ZTS
    JCB
    KH191
    Kubota
    B 12
    Yanmar
    8025 ZTS
    JCB
    8014 CTS
    JCB
    8030 ZTS
    JCB
    KX121-2
    Kubota
    X 225
    Bobcat
    8026 CTS
    JCB
    801
    JCB
    301.8C
    Caterpillar
    KX101 G
    Kubota
    KX41 Tele
    Kubota
    8008
    JCB
    B 25 V
    Yanmar
    302.5C
    Caterpillar
    U 55-4
    Kubota
    HR 02
    Terex-Schaeff
    8015
    JCB
    EC25
    Volvo
    8015
    JCB
    10  R 55-3
    Hyundai
    B 25 V
    Yanmar
    ZX19U-5
    Hitachi
    KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    1404
    Wacker Neuson
    Overall, the most visitors (over 75,000) have come from the US. As you can see, the most popular model in the US is currently Yanmar B 50, however, Kubota dominates the US ranking with 7 models out of 10; Kubota KX41-2 V and KX91-2 achieved the 2nd and 3rd spot, respectively. In Germany, Terex-Schaeff has become the most popular brand, seizing the domestic chart with 4 models. Especially the HR 12 and HR 16 seem to be the most popular mini excavators. It is pretty clear that the most popular brand in the UK is JCB (7/10 models), but Kubota KX61-3 GL holds the top spot. The English manufacturer is also the most popular brand in Poland, holding 5 spots, including ranks 1 (JCB 8018 CTS) and 3 (JCB 19C-I). If we look at the ranking in France, the first thing we see is diversity. The first three spots are claimed by three different brands and models; Bobcat X 320 (1st), Caterpillar 302.5C (2nd) and Pel-Job EB 12.4. The rest of the chart includes models of brands Kubota, Yanmar, Volvo and JCB.
    # Italy

    (33,225)
    Canada

    (15,523)
    Australia

    (14,797)
    Spain

    (11,259)
    Sweden

    (10,142)
    1 KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    ZX55U-5A
    Hitachi
    TB 145
    Takeuchi
    KH191
    Kubota
    2 1503
    Neuson
    KH191
    Kubota
    SK 55 SRX 6
    Kobelco
    8014 CTS
    JCB
    H 15 B
    Hanix
    3 B 25 V
    Yanmar
    KX161-2
    Kubota
    U 55-4
    Kubota
    Solar 55 V plus
    Doosan
    K008
    Kubota
    4 322 D
    Bobcat
    1404
    Wacker Neuson
    VIO 15
    Yanmar
    TB 135
    Takeuchi
    1903
    Neuson
    5 303 C R
    Caterpillar
    KH41
    Kubota
    PC18MR-3
    Komatsu
    CX26C
    Case
    E9SR
    New Holland
    6 X 320
    Bobcat
    VIO 35
    Yanmar
    R 60 CR-9
    JCB
    TB 260
    Takeuchi
    ECR48C
    Volvo
    7 323 J
    Bobcat
    301.8C
    Caterpillar
    6003
    Wacker Neuson
    VIO 38-6 PR
    Yanmar
    E 14
    Bobcat
    8 328 G
    Bobcat
    KX91-2
    Kubota
    R 55-7
    Hyundai
    VIO 30
    Yanmar
    KX91-2
    Kubota
    9 8060
    JCB
    323 J
    Bobcat
    KX41-2 V
    Kubota
    X 320
    Bobcat
    EC25
    Volvo
    10 320 D
    Bobcat
    KH151
    Kubota
    PC45MR-3
    Komatsu
    TB 016 S
    Takeuchi
    H 36 B
    Hanix

    The Italian ranking shows that the most popular model is Kubota KX41-2 V, followed by Neuson 1503 and Yanmar B 25 V. Nevertheless, Bobcat has the largest number of models (4) in the Top 10. The KX41-2 V is also the most popular model in Canada, accompanied by Kubota KH 191 (2nd) and Kubota KX161-2 (3rd), stressing the domination of the Japanese manufacturer in Canada. The situation in Australia is pretty different; Hitachi ZX55U-5A leads the ranking over Kobelco SK 55 SRX 6 and Kubota U 55-4. The visitors from Spain favour Takeuchi TB 145 over JCB 8014 CTS and Doosan Solar 55 V plus. Tekeuchi seems the most popular brand for Spaniards, having four models in the Top 10. Kubota KH191 is the most popular model according to Swedish visitors. It defeated Hanix H 15 B and Kubota K008, which claimed the following spots. Swedish manufacturer Volvo also has two mini excavators in the domestic ranking; the ECR48C and EC25.

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