KUBOTA RTV

Kubota RTV and Utility Vehicle Guide

A Kubota RTV is what Kubota refer to as a utility vehicle, and can be thought of as a very small type of truck that can be used in addition to a Kubota tractor or Kubota construction vehicle, that can benefit a wide range of individuals and individual users.

A Kubota RTV will be available from any Kubota dealer, and it is a good idea to consider combining the negotiation of purchasing a Kubota tractor with any Kubota RTV that you may be thinking of buying at the same time.

The current range of Kubota RTV vehicles is as follows

RTV 400Ci

RTV 500

RTV 900XT

RTV 1140CPX

Aside from the purchase price of the Kubota RTV, there is likely to be consideration in terms of what it can be used for and why it is needed. A lot of this will depend upon the type of work that anyone thinking of buying one is considering using a Kubota tractor for as well.

KUBOTA RTV

The type of work that any type of tractor is normally used for can be thought of in a variety of settings, that tend to go from small holdings such as small farms through to large agricultural or industrial developments.

Kubota RTVs can be used for the development of a rural lifestyle, and can have many functions for the benefit of people running any type of gardening or land center, or any type of grounds maintenance in either a home or a small farm.

In addition Kubota RTV’s are often used for a wide variety of estate management tasks, that can include towing and material handling, gardening, landscaping and working a vegetable garden.

It is best to think of a Kubota RTV in terms of how it is referred to as a utility vehicle.

Its usage will be in addition to effectively as a companion to a type of Kubota tractor that will be used in a variety of work or commercial settings.

KUBOTA RTV 1100

A Kubota RTV 1100 can be an immense amount of fun to use, and is often bought to use both for work purposes and also as a bit of a  grown up toy, although often used for serious levels of activity as well.

What often a Kubota RTV 1100 will be used on some type of farm or agricultural complex, and this raises huge and very important safety issues which are not  always given the attention that they should be.

Any type of farm environment or agricultural complex carries with it certain risks which need to be identified and managed as a deliberate and definite process.

Because farms and agricultural environments differ hugely in their nature there is no standard uniformity in terms of work or work environment that would otherwise define both the risks and safety protocols needed for the safe use of a Kubota RTV  1100.

This lack of uniformity is obviously one of the main appealing factors for many people who own or run any type of farm or large agricultural environment.

Given the nature of the safety issues such if the person responsible for running the business is aware of the various safety concerns, then significant measures can be taken to minimise these risks.

KUBOTA RTV 1100

With many small and even larger farms, there is a real overlap between home and work, both in terms of the physical environment and in terms of the day-to-day running of the operation.

This means that more day-to-day boundaries that exist in a more routine type work environment not there, and allowances have to be made for the indications of that.

It is common in a number of farms for family members to work as part of the farm, not least of all because there are quite often no real restrictions in terms of age at topical to the type of work being done.

This means that it is quite possible for a person of a relatively young age to be driving or using a Kubota RTV 1100 when realistically they are not of an age when  they are competent to do so.

The safety issues of using a Kubota  tractor or RTV 1100 are very real, and should be addressed in the context of identifying what the risks are, both in terms of the nature of the environment, the type of work being done and the age and capabilities of the people employed or being used to do the work in the first place.

KUBOTA RTV CREDIT

Buying or leasing a Kubota rtv will inevitably involve some type of credit arrangement, and getting a quote  from Kubota credit can be a useful starting point, in order to compare terms and conditions with other quotes from other financial institutions such as a bank or a credit union.

It is important to understand the principles of leasing an RTV in order to be able to make a valid comparison, both with other financial quotes, and with the costs that would be involved in buying a Kubota rtv outright.

Leasing an rtv is similar in many ways to a long-term rental.

A credit lease is a legal document that wi to effectively take ownership of the Kubota rtv for a fixed period of time, normally a number of months up to  several years.

The customer will pay a monthly charge to kubota or Kubota credit over the period of the lease.

The customer will also pay a down payment at the outset of the lease, and also what is known as a lease end payment when the term of the lease expires.

There are also likely to be costs incurred relating to the condition  of the Kubota rtv when it is effectively handed back in at the end of the lease.

The customer is responsible for the condition or state of the rtv during the term of the lease, and will be expected to make good any excessive wear or tear which will be assessed once the lease has finished.

KUBOTA RTV CREDIT

At the end of the lease, it is quite likely that the customer will be given an opportunity to purchase the rtv outright, and depending upon their circumstances this may or may not make financial sense.

If the customer receives a financial offer of credit from Kubota / Kubota Credit  or any other financial institution, such an offer may be dependent on  a cosigner of the lease.

This normally happens either when the person taking out a credit arrangement is  quite young, and the cosigner is either a parent or guardian, or where the applicant’s credit history is either poor or unproven.

In any event, if a cosigner is required it is important to realise that they assume joint financial responsibility with the applicant for all financial terms and conditions that are specified in the lease.