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 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.
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.
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.