Kubota L5040

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The Kubota L5040 compact utility tractor is one of the largest models in the L40 series of tractors from Kubota. Smaller models include the Kubota L4240 or the Kubota L4740 tractors, while if you are looking for something that is bigger, you should check out the Kubota L5240 or even the biggest in the L40 series, the Kubota L5740 tractor. Like the rest of the machines in the L40 series of tractors, the L 5040 gets it’s power from an E-TVCS diesel engine. This engine is vertically aligned and has a displacement of 2.434 liters. The engine has a rated speed of 2600 rpm and is turbocharged. This means that the 4 stroke engine has a total net power output of 50 hp.

This power then gets passed to the wheels after first getting transferred to a gearbox on the Kubota L5040. The transmission on the L 5040 is a GST that provides the tractor with 12 speeds when it’s traveling forwards and 8 for reversing. It’s max speed with this gearbox is 25.5 kph (15.8 mph) when traveling forwards and 24.4 kph (15.2 mph) when it’s reversing, making it almost as fast when reversing as when it’s driving forwards. The tractor is slowed using foot operated wet disc brakes.

The minimum turning radius on the Kubota L5040 compact utility tractor is 2.8 m. It measures 3.21 m (126.4 inches) long and has a width of 1.71 m (67.3 inches). The wheelbase of the L5040 is 1.92 m (75.4 inches). This tractor is very versatile. It has a rear 3 point hitch (category 1) that has a maximum lifting capacity of 1350 kg (2980 lbs). A backhoe can be attached to the rear of the tractor and a front loader can be attached to the front. This is as well as a front dual stage snowblower that has a cutting width of either 62 inches or 72 inches. There is an optional rear mounted dual stage snow blower that has a cutting width of either 64 or 74 inches.

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