Large platform JCB 280 (2800lb (1271kg) rated operation capacity) vertical lift skid steer loaders incorporate our unique single boom and side entry design. Designed for comfort, safety, economy, productivity and durability in the USA (home of skid steers), the 280’s 74hp (55kW) JCB EcoMAX engine is durable and hugely efficient. The 280 has on average 60% better visibility and a 33% larger cab than rival manufacturers’ skid steer loaders, and there are a whole host of other benefits too. Like ergonomic controls, an extremely tough powerful boom and a low cost of ownership. All of which helps to make our large platform skid steer loaders 21% more productive in performance tests against the competition*. * – Based on faster speed of getting in/out and faster startup times.