Kubota U17



Variable Width Undercarriage**

To enable passage through narrow spaces such as doorways and gates, the adjustable width track frame can reduce by simply operating a single lever. Plus, changing the blade width is as easy as removing one pin by hand.

**Available on U17

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
  • Wrist rest
  • Cup holder
  • Optional cab


  • 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 ModelEngine ModelKubota D902-E4
Horsepower (gross)Horsepower (gross)16.1
Displacement (cu. in.)Displacement (cu. in.)54.8
Overall LengthOverall Length11 ft 7 in (3545)
Overall HeightOverall Height7 ft 8 in (2340)
Overall WidthOverall Width3 ft 3 in (990) / 4 ft 1 in (1240)
Min. Ground ClearanceMin. Ground Clearance5.9in (150)
Crawler LengthCrawler Length5 ft 2 in (1585)
Pump Capacity (GPM)Pump Capacity (GPM)4.57 (17.3) × 2 / 2.75 (10.4) × 1
Auxiliary Hydraulics Flow Rate (GPM)Auxiliary Hydraulics Flow Rate (GPM)7.32 (27.7)
Bucket Breakout Force (lbs.)Bucket Breakout Force (lbs.)3417.2 (1550)
Arm Breakout Force (lbs.)Arm Breakout Force (lbs.)1918 (870)
Traveling Speed: High (mph)Traveling Speed: High (mph)1.4 (2.2)
Traveling Speed: Low (mph)Traveling Speed: Low (mph)2.6 (4.0)
Ground Contact Pressure (psi)Ground Contact Pressure (psi)3.8 (0.27)
Blade WidthBlade Width4 ft 1 in (1240) / 3 ft 3 in (990)
Blade HeightBlade Height10.3 in (260)
Hydraulic Oil Reservoir / SystemHydraulic Oil Reservoir / System3.4 (13) / 6.1 (23)
Fuel ReservoirFuel Reservoir5.02 (19)
Operating Weight lbs. (kg)Operating Weight lbs. (kg)3703 (1680)
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