Kubota RTV Utility Vehicles – New and Used
Kubota Rtv’s are utility vehicles that come in three different shapes and sizes – compact to mid size, full size, and xg. All utility vehicles can be used for awide variety of jobs and work. Many people use them for residential purposes, different types of construction projects, a wide range of agricultural work. Many people also use Kubota RTV’s for different lines of commercial work, in the above areas and for more specialixed projects.
Kubota RTV 900 Parts
Getting correct parts for a Kubota RTV 900 can be a tricky process, if someone decides not to buy them directly from the manufacturer. There is often atendency to cut corners on parts and beither buy them on sites such as ebay or other online auction sites. This can apply to new and used Kubota RTV 900 parts.
The importance of buying from the manufacturer direct, or through a Kubota dealer is that it may be a necessary condition of any warranty that is still running on the utility tractor, and ensures that the utility vehicle continues to function aeffectively as it is meant to. In addition to finding the correct part, it is often a good idea to find the relevent Kubota manual, and also to find a diagram showing placement and installation procedures for all parts.
Used Kubota RTV
With prices for a new Kubota utility vehicle probably centring around the US $ 20,000/25,000 mark, many people look to a second-hand or a used utility vehicle, partly on the basis of cost and partly on the basis of convenience. Kubota utility vehicles have been around for a long time, and there are a large number of second-hand and used Kubota RTVs available.
If thinking about buying a used utility vehicle, it is worth using the same considerations that you would if buying a used or second-hand car or truck. If bought from a Kubota dealer, there is a better chance of knowing the history of the vehicle, and the possibility of its original warranty still being in place, or a new one issued by the dealership, albeit not as extensive as a manufacturer’s warranty.
Buying from a dealership has advantages, but also disadvantages in that you are likely to pay a premium. If buying directly from another individual, either through an online site such as eBay or through a local ad, then it is much more of a risky process.
An individual’s choice as to which of these options to follow up to a large extent depend on their engineering or mechanical knowledge and skill, and the ability to know exactly what they are buying.
Two things are particularly important, whichever route the individual chooses to go down. Firstly a history of the vehicle in terms of servicing and maintenance routine is crucial, and should have been kept and completed by the individual owning the vehicle in conjunction with hopefully a Kubota dealership.
Secondly, is an indication of the use of the vehicle. This can normally be gathered quite easily by finding out what type of work the utility vehicle has been involved in, and on what type of land for construction area this work has taken place.
This should give a fairly good indication of the condition of the of the utility vehicle, and act as a good guide to what is a realistic price for its sale.
Kubota RTV Accessories
The number and range of accessories for a Kubota RTV is extensive, and covers a wide range of needs on many different utility vehicles, often stretching back over many years Many older Kubota RTVs could be easily improved with a minor upgrade, often instead of buying a new one.
Listed below are some of the main accessories that are available, either directly from Kubota or from a third-party manufacturer. If buying from a third party, make sure that the specs are identical to what is needed for your specific utility vehicle.
- Windshields /Roofs/Body
- Cab Enclosure/ Heaters
- Wheels and Tires
- Drivetrains – Steering Stash Lift Kits/Wheel Spacers
- Lights and Mounts
- Ski and Track System
Kubota RTV Problems
Knowing in advance any problems you may encounter with a Kubota RTV, can be a really smart move, giving you a heads up before committing yourself. A good place to start is Kubota, itself. Any problems enccountered during manufacture, or defects that may lead to aproduct recall will be notified by Kubota to all existing customers, and should be available on the main Kubota website.
Another good place to go, and a source of invaluable information are the various discussion forums that exist, such as tractorbynet etc. There are many of them, they have been around along time and are still very active. Members of these forums tend to have a lot of experience and are usually more than willing to help.
Problesm can also arise from lack of maintenence and servicing, or by incorrect fitting of parts. One common problem reported with Kubota RTV’s is damage done to the transmission of the vehicle as a consequence of it not being regularly serviced.
Kubota RTV Prices
Many dealers won’t quote a price on their websites, instead they ask for your details and say they will give you aquote. This is really a bit of a cop out, and something to be avoided.
All vehicles will have a list price, set by the manufacturer, similar to cars and trucks. Each dealership will have considerable room to vary thsi list price. This is normally done by discounts, low interest rates, special deals and deals on servicing and maintenance.
It is worth finding out as much information as you can about the pricing, before approaching a dealership. It is easily do-able to negotiate with dealerships over the phone or online before visiting them, which puts the purchaser in a much stronger buying position.
It is also worth contacting several dealerships, even some quite a distance away from where you live, as they may be willing to include delivery as part of a deal.
Kubota RTV Specs
Every utility vehicle is built to slightly different specifications, with a number of standard features common to all models. Different specs normally centred around the engine HP, the transmission and whether or not is gas or diesel.
Other specifications center around the type of transmission, the maximum travelling speed, the wheels and drive system, the differential lock, gift selection.
Also brakes and steering, suspension, dimensions covering length, width, height, will base, turning diameter, payload capacity and weight. also the cargo bed with, length and depth, its volume and bed height. Tires,, body color, speedometer, phonecard and headrest arealso items to be considered.
Kubota RTV Reviews.
Product reviews, if used correctly can be extremely helpful, when relating to any type of utility vehicle. There are a significant number of reviews available as videos, mainly on YouTube. These are normally produced by dealerships, and there is no attempt to disguise this their inherent link to Kubota.
As a customer, with one of these videos, you will get to see the Kubota utility vehicle at its best, which can be a valuable selling point.
Other reviews online should be taken with more caution, as it is not always entirely clear who is writing the review, and whether or not they have an agenda. This can apply to both good and bad reviews. The best place to find out genuine information and feedback on all Kubota utility vehicles is really from discussion forums as mentioned above, such as tractorbynet.
Kubota RTV Optional Implements