Digging isn’t easy, but the Kubota KX040-4 6-in-1 Blade will make it feel like it is. With 40.4 horsepower and a 5’ 10.9”-wide blade, the Kubota KX040-4 6-in-1 Blade is perfect for getting the job done. Kubota's hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade can be angled right and left, and now, tilted as well. This blade enables six different positions: neutral, floatup, left-end-up, right-end-up, leftend-forward and right-end-forward. This feature makes leveling and backfilling work incredibly easy, even on inclines and uneven terrain, making you more productive and more efficient.
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Save time and work more efficiently. With a simple movement of the new thumb operated rocker switch on the dozer lever, the hydraulic angle blade (optional) can be angled to the right or left to push soil to the side as the machine moves forward, eliminating the need for repetitive repositioning at right angles when backfilling trenches.
*Available on KX033-4, KX040-4, KX057-5, KX080-4S, KX080-5
Hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade
Kubota's hydraulic 6-in-1 Blade can be angled right and left – and now, tilted as well. This blade enables six different positions: neutral, float-up, left-end-up, right-end-up, left-end-forward and right-end-forward. This feature makes leveling and backfilling work incredibly easy, even on inclines and uneven terrain, making you more productive and more efficient.
*Available on KX040-4
Clean Running Kubota Tier 4 Engine
Kubota excavators are all powered by Kubota Tier 4 emission engines. The modern engine design maximizes digging and lifting performance, delivers minimized noise and vibration and meets the latest engine emission regulation.
Two Speed Travel
All Kubota excavators have a two speed drive that allows for efficient machine maneuverability and backfill operations.
Changeable Control Pattern
Convenient Two-pattern Selection System (TPSS) allows you to change between ISO and SAE operating patterns with a quick flip of the TPSS switch – without tools or leaving your seat.
Comfort & Convenience
A spacious operator station designed for greater comfort, with a fully flat floor for more legroom
Digital panel with easy access, simple settings and easy-to-read indicators and alerts
Easy cab entry and exit
Easy-open front slide window
Front pin bushings to help maximize durability
Centralized swivel bearing lubrication
Protected cylinder hoses
Steel hood panels
One-sided engine maintenance
Wide hood openings for easy access to engine and other vital components
Proportional flow control of auxiliary circuit (AUX1) and maximum oil flow setting – you can operate a larger variety of auxiliary attachments than ever before
Proportional AUX flow switch – a convenient bi-directional switch enables easy operation of hydraulic thumbs and other hydraulic attachments such as augers and breakers
Engine ModelKubota D1803-CR-TE4
Displacement (cu. in.)
Displacement (cu. in.)111.4
Overall Length, ft (mm)
Overall Length, ft (mm)16ft 8.2in (5085)
Overall Height, ft (mm)
Overall Height, ft (mm)8ft 1.8in (2485) / 8ft 1.8in (2485)