Top 10 Most Popular Mini Excavators on LECTURA Specs in 2019

By Patrik Eder · January 14, 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
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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