17 Metre Telehandler - JCB 540-170

A tried and tested 17 metre telehandler machine designed to meet challenging site conditions head on.

The largest JCB telehandler in our fleet - boasting an impressive outreach and compact dimensions designed for excellent manoeuvrability whilst working on site projects. 

This durable machine has an outstanding outreach of up to 16.7 metres and a maximum lifting capacity of 4000kg – able to withstand the most demanding applications. 

The unique safety features of JCB telehandlers are designed to protect the operator and any bystanders on site – including a patented load control system and sway frames which result in a safer and more stable machine. As an additional safety feature for the operator, this 17 metre telehandler comes with a low boom profile and pivot point to optimise all round visibility. 

Its comfortable cab is designed for long days on site - complete with an adjustable suspension seat, air vents and ergonomic controls. 

Think the 17 metre JCB telehandler is the best to suit your needs? You can get a quick quote using the online form at the top of this page! If you’re looking for something a bit smaller, we have a 4 metre telehandler and 6 metre telehandler available for hire too. 

To help you get the most out of your machine, we have a wide range of telehandler attachments turning this already impressive piece of kit into a fully versatile all-rounder. Choose from a standard telehandler bucket, tipping skip attachment, telehandler extension fork, hydraulic roof truss boom and hydraulic brush attachment

You may be looking for other types of site equipment? Nixon Hire are a one stop shop for all your needs – from portable toilets and welfare facilities to other large plant equipment and solar products, we’ve got you covered. 

Give us a call on 0333 005 0005 or email us at hello@nixonhire.comto discuss your requirements!

Key Features
  • Maximum lifting capacity of 4000kg
  • Maximum lift height of 16.7 metres
  • JCB Dieselmax Stage V engine
  • Low boom profile and pivot point
Max Payload4 Tonnes
Max Lift Height16.7m
Length (excl. forks)6.36m
Height (overall)2.69m
Outside Turn Radius4.01m
Tank Capacity146 Litres
Noise (Operator's Ear)75LP(A)


JCB 540-170 Specification Sheet
Your Essential Guide - Telehandlers
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Telehandler Buckets & Shovels - 2 Metre

Larger 2 metre bucket, again able to be fitted to any JCB telehandler using the Q Fit system.


Telehandler Buckets & Shovels - 1 & 2 Metres

Ideal for shifting or loading, these buckets can be easily fitted to any JCB telehandler using the Q Fit system.


Hydraulic Roof Truss Booms

Designed for the easy handling of roof trusses, they can be moved individually or in packs with maximum stability.


Tipping Skip Attachment

Ideal for handling waste on site. Collects and discharges loads with minimal operator intervention.