Plant Hire: JCB 540-170 Telehandler

Hire the powerful, versatile JCB 540-170 telescopic handler for all your heavy lifting needs.

Compact, easy to operate and reliable, it’s the perfect machine for any job. Contact us to hire one today!


The JCB 540-170 telescopic handler is designed to deliver excellent performance, productivity and safety on job sites. With a maximum lift height of 17 meters and a maximum lift capacity of 4,000 kg, this machine is ideal for a wide range of applications.

The 540-170 is powered by a JCB EcoMAX engine that delivers high power and torque while meeting Stage IV/Tier 4 Final emissions standards. The engine is also fuel-efficient, reducing running costs and increasing productivity. The engine is protected by a wide service access door and a ground-level fuel fill point, making routine maintenance quick and easy.


Efficient Operation

The 540-170 features a spacious and comfortable cab with excellent visibility. The cab is ROPS and FOPS certified and features an adjustable steering column, air conditioning, and a suspended seat for maximum comfort. The machine’s joystick controls are smooth and precise, ensuring easy operation even in tight spaces.

The 540-170 is equipped with JCB’s Smoothride System, which uses a hydraulic accumulator to absorb shocks and vibrations, resulting in a smoother ride and better load retention. The machine also features JCB’s unique Hi-Viz boom, which provides excellent visibility to the work area, improving safety and productivity.

Other features of the 540-170 include a four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, and a range of attachments and accessories, including forks, buckets, and a variety of lifting hooks and clamps. The machine is also equipped with JCB’s LiveLink telematics system, which allows you to monitor machine performance, fuel consumption, and maintenance schedules remotely.

Overall, the JCB 540-170 telescopic handler is a versatile and reliable machine that delivers excellent performance and productivity in a wide range of applications.

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Our Range Of Telehandlers

We have a huge range of other site equipment products available to hire including site accommodation, portable toilets and solar products! Take a look at our full hire catalogue here.

Grab a quote today for this telehandler by adding it to your Enquiry List or if you’re unsure which telehandler is best to suit your site project needs, our team will be happy to help you! Give us a call at 0333 055 3232, email


Max Lift Capacity 4,000 kg
Max Lift Height 16.7 m
Max Engine Power 55 kW
Lift Capacity at Full Height 2,500 kg
Lift Capacity at Full Reach 800 kg
Max Speed 29 kph
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