Kubota RTV 900 : Specs, Parts, Attachments, Reviews
Kubota RTV 900
The Kubota RTV 900 has been around since 2006, and is one of Kubota’s bestselling range of vehicles, and an acknowledged leader in the field of utility vehicles. Each model since the original has been improved in one area or another, and the current RTV-X900 is at the top of its class in terms of safety and performance.
Any utility vehicle can be used for a variety of different building and construction work, and can be used on most types of ground or terrain. Extra care is to be taken if the land is on a slope or on a hill, as this can be areal risk for the stability of the RTV.
Kubota RTV 900 parts
Because the Kubota RTV 900 has been around some 15 or 16 years there are many used models available for sale, and many used vehicles that have been taken apart for spare parts. Buying parts for any RTV requires a degree of diligence in terms of depending whether or not they are aftermarket parts, new parts or used parts.
If the RTV 900 is still under warranty, then it is a good idea to get any parts or servicing done by a Kubota dealership, who will supply and fit original manufacturers parts.
If the vehicle is out of warranty, then in some ways more care needs to be taken making sure that the parts of reliable and safe to use.
Buying from a recognised tractor dealership online should be a good way to at least have some sense of security that the parts are genuine. They are also likely to offer replacement parts if any reason there is a problem with the original that it sold.
Kubota RTV 900 specs
The specifications for a Kubota RTV 900 tended to focus mainly on engine size and its power output. These specifications will vary slightly depending upon the age and model of the RTV that is bought.
The current Kubota RTV X series have traditional Kubota diesel engines. These are three cylinder liquid cooled engines starting with a 21.6 HP engine, up to a 24.8 HP engine. It has a variable hydraulic transmission which has a wide torque band, and large oil coolers. This
Kubota has traditionally had what it refers to as a strong high rigidity frame of the vehicle, which is acknowledged that the industry has been one of the best available. It ensures the safety of the operators in the vehicle, and provides a framework that allows for considerable loads to be carried in it.
Kubota has a daily simplified but large and easy to maintain radiator. He radiator and end take situated at the very front of the vehicle, in order to take advantage of cleaner and cooler air.
The RTV 900 has independent and height adjustable front and rear suspension, it has CV joint protectors and skid plates, limited slip front differential and dynamic braking.
Although not literally technical specifications, Kubota has always paid a lot of attention to the comfort of the operators area, which in a practical sense can make a real difference to the use of the vehicle.
The Kubota RTV 900 has 60/40 split bench seats, hydrostatic power steering, a large bright and easy to read digital display and an easily accessible parking brake.
Kubota RTV 900 for sale
A Kubota RTV 900 can be bought either from a Kubota dealership, through a dedicated tractor or UTV sites online, and auction sites such as eBay, a normal, site such as Amazon or through private sale through a local at.
Whether buying a new or used Kubota RTV 900, the same principles should apply as when buying any new or used vehicle, both in terms of the price of the vehicle, any finance or credit, any warranty and any special deals regarding servicing and maintenance.
All these factors affect the overall price of the RTV, both in terms of the purchase price and the running costs.
If buying a new Kubota RTV then negotiating with the dealership becomes the main focus, as if buying a used or second-hand RTV then other factors need to be taken into account.
Probably the most important is an understanding of what type of land the RTV has been used on, and the type of loads it has been used to carry.
Kubota RTV 900 Diesel
the Kubota diesel engine has long been recognised and one of the most powerful and efficient in the industry, and the RTV 900 takes full advantage of that. The current RTV X 900 is a diesel engine with a displacement of the 898cc. It has a21.5 HP@3200rpm. It has two cylinders, a liquid cooling system and a maximum forward speed of 40 km per hour or 25 mph.
Kubota RTV 900 price
As with any RTV,there is a list price and a sale price.
The list price for a 2020 Kubota RTP X 900 G is likely to be around US$14,000.
This is likely to include a variable hydraulic transmission system with oil cooler, and in line to speed shifter, a limited slip front differential, dynamic braking, a strong high rigidity frame and a ROPS that meets all current safety standards.
Buying a used or second-hand RTV 900 will depend entirely on the age of the utility vehicle, and the type of usage it has been doing.
Some current listings on a number of used equipment sites indicate a 2008 Kubota tuner hundred on sale forUS dollars 8500, eight 2005 about TV 900 on sale for US dollars 7208 2010 Kubota TV 900 on sale for US$7000.
As with all second-hand agricultural machinery,it is important to take into account what type of warranty is offered, and if there are any additional dealership fees or charges.
Any price should in theory be negotiable, and the dealership should be approached in the same way that one would approach by a new or used car or vehicle.
Kubota RTV 900 parts diagram
When buying any parts for a kubota TV 900, it can be really useful to have a diagram of where the parts fit and what place that should be installed.
This can be especially helpful on older models, where manuals may not be so readily available. Luckily, with the Internet it is now very easy to access any parts diagram for a kubota rtv 900, either from Kubota themselves or from a specialist parts website.
Kubota RTV 900 manual
If buying a new kubota rtv 900,then it will automatically come with a hardcopy manual copy as well as an opportunity to download a PDF version from the kubota website.
If buying an older version of a kubota rtv 900, then finding a copy of a menu can be slightly more tricky, although with a bit of research most can be found online.
There are specialist manual websites which carry manuals for a wide range of agricultural and construction machinery. Some of these free, others require a small charge.
Other sites such as eBay and Amazon often have manuals available online for sale.
The other option is to download a manual for the most recent model of the rtv 900 and use that instead. It is unlikely that there will be significant differences, although in the event of a discrepancy advice can be sought to many discussion groups or forums such as tracked by net.
Kubota RTV 900 aftermarket parts
Aftermarket parts for a kubota RTV 900 can be easily found online, and in the most part are as good a buy as manufacturers parts and normally considerably cheaper. They can be compared to generic drugs versus manufacturers drugs in terms of the basis of what an aftermarket part is.
The only slight word of caution is to be conscious if the Kubota RTV 900 is still under manufacturers warranty, in which case manufacturers parts must be used. Failure to do so is likely to invalidate warranty, even if the parts themselves on a different to the manufacturers parts.
Kubota RTV 900 accessories
There are a wide range of accessories available for all types of kubota RTv 900’s, what ever their year of manufacture.
Some of these are what could be called cosmetic, others, designed to improve the performance and safety either of the cab itself or of the operators environment.
Some of the accessories are things like an external mirror kit, durable seat covers roll cage organisers, roll cage hand holds, grab handles winch mounts,
Kubota RTV 900 windshield
A windshield can be an extremely useful accessory for a kubota RTV 900, and there are many available online. They are normally easily attachable to the roll cage of the RTP with simple straps and closure tabs.
Date should be made of a heavy duty fabric that is water resistant both back and front, in order to provide maximum action against the weather and provide abrasion protection.
Kubota RTV 900 tires
Although the Kubota RTV 900 will come with standardand appropriate tires, there are a number of accessories can be bought to increase their effectiveness. It should be noted that wheels can also be bought at accessories if needed.
The standard accessories for tires are normally snow chains, and tire repair kits
Kubota RTV 900 battery
Kubota RTV 900 snowplough
One of the accessories that can be bought at his most useful for many people, is a standard snowplough, that can be used on a Kubota RTV 900.
The most common kits are made by a company called Denali, who make a range of pro series plough kits that come in different sizes – 66 inch and 72 inch, as well as what is called a V shape plough kit.
the Denali attachments are made of 11 gauge steel, have an impact resistance reinforcement system, have a sandblasted powder coat, a rubber flap stabiliser and include a three year warranty.