THE JCB 2DX backhoe is a compact machine that combines a low centre of gravity with good ground clearance for versatile performance. A 49.5hp engine is perfectly suited to this size of backhoe loader, providing plenty of power with excellent fuel economy. Maximum Engine Power 36.9kW. Maximum Dig Depth 3.02m. Shovel Capacity 0.55m³. JCB. Products.