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    Kubota U48-4 excavator specs (2010 - 2023)

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    Kubota is the manufacturer of the mini excavator model U 48-4. Find and download detailed specs and data sheets for this machine h... Read more

    Kubota is the manufacturer of the mini excavator model U 48-4. Find and download detailed specs and data sheets for this machine here.

    The Kubota U 48-4 is a 4.7t machine with Kubota engine which powers this model with up to 33.8kW or 45 horse power. The U 48-4 is categorised in the biggest machine segment in the mini excavators category. The U 48-4’s size is 1.96m x 5.33m x 2.55m. The bucket capacity of U 48-4 is 0.12m³, which is above average for this type of machine.

    Since 2010, this model has included Blade and Rubber track. It has been sold without air Quick hitch hydr., Aircondition and Track adaption as of 2017. There are more detailed specifications and machine descriptions available in the original Kubota U 48-4 specs data sheet. Available in German and English, LECTURA Specs offers a free download of highly detailed specifications and machine descriptions of this model.

    The production is still going in 2017, where this U 48-4 is available at a new list price between €69000 and €88000. For more detailed information about pricing and current residual values, check out the LECTURA Valuation system.

    Kubota currently produces 38 other mini excavators, which range from 1t up to 5.5t - the most visited on LECTURA Specs are KX 71-3 GL, KX 61-3 GL, KX 057-4. This U 48-4 mini excavator, which has been in production between 2010 and 2017 ranks in the LECTURA index at #70. Throughout the production cycle of this U 48-4 mini excavator, there have been around 38 models that average a price of €31800 for an age of 4 years Want more detailed specifications? Download the latest Kubota U 48-4 specs data sheet on LECTURA Specs today!


    Notice: Every data listed is verified by LECTURA Specs team experts. However, incomplete data and mistakes might occur.Contact our team with any change suggestion.

    • Weight 4.7 t
    • Transport length 5.33 m
    • Transport width 1.96 m
    • Transport height 2.55 m
    • Bucket capacity 0.12 m³
    • Bucket width 0.6 m
    • Track width 400 mm
    • Driver protection KbR
    • Max. Reach horizontal 5,85 m
    • Dredging depth 3,38 m
    • Tear-out force 33,6 kN
    • Engine manuf. Kubota
    • Engine type V2607DI
    • Engine power 33.8 kW
    • Displacement 2.615 l
    • Revolutions at max torque 2200 rpm
    • No. of cylinders 4

    More technical details, like: bucket capacity min., bucket capacity max., standard tyres, dimension lxwxh, max. torque, cylinder bore x stroke, emission level are available in the full technical specs.

    Basic model with standard bucket

    Special equipment

    • Track adjustment
    • Rubber track
    • Blade
    • Aircondition
    • Quick hitch hydr.
    • Quick hitch mech.

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    Kubota U48-4 overview

    • Kubota U48-4 features overview

      Powerful & Versatile
      The Kubota U48-4 combines the power for demanding tasks and versatility to work in any condition is ready to take on any challenge. This advanced 4.7 tonne machine has been designed with excellent stability to work efficiently even where space is confined. Versatility is greatly enhanced by two auxiliary circuits as standard and precise oil flow control. With updated digging and lifting force and smooth travel performance, this Kubota truly features everything. For Types L and
      Enhanced Digging Force
      The U48-4 delivers an impressive bucket digging force of 3,360 kgf. Its powerful and well-balanced arm and bucket allow the operator to dig faster and more efficiently even in the toughest conditions.
    • Engine / Driveline and transmission

      Kubota Original Direct Injection Engine
      The U48-4 is powered by Kubota's impressive 40.5 hp direct injection engine. Designed with the power to maximize digging and lifting performance, it also delivers minimized noise and vibration.
      Zero-tail swing
      Kubota's zero-tail swing is a vital advance on mini excavators. Unmatched performance, worry free 360 swing and excellent stability mean there are no limits to what you can achieve, especially in tight spaces.
    • Hydraulics

      Load Sensing Hydraulic System
      Kubota's improved 1-pump load sensing hydraulic system ensures smoother operation, regardless of the load size. It allows flow of the hydraulic oil according to the specific area of lever movement of the operator.
      Versatile Control
      Two auxiliary circuits (SP1 and SP2) come standard on the U48-4. The maximum oil flow settings of both circuits are conveniently adjustable from the digital panel. No additional tools or complex manual adjustment procedures are required.
      Convenient thumb-operated switches allow the operator easy
      Proportional flow control of SP1 and SP2. SP2 is standard for types L and,
      C. Constant Oil Flow Switch
      An on/off forefinger switch allows easy operation of special applications requiring constant oil flow.
      Attachment Icons
      You can program up to five maximum oil flow settings in memory on the digital panel according to specific attachments. Programmed settings can be accessed quickly for the next task. The system is delivered with eight preinstalled attachment symbols.
      Engine/Fuel System Undercarriage Hydraulic System
      Side/rear mirrors (left, right and rear), cup holder, double-element air filter, electric fuel pump, auto idling system, water separator with drain cock, 400 mm rubber track, 1 x overhead roller, 4 double-floating track rollers on each track, 2-speed travel switch at dozer lever, two-speed travel with automatic circuit, pressure accumulator, hydraulic pressure check ports, Straight travel circuit, Third line hydraulic recirculation, load-sensing hydraulic system, adjustable maximum oil flow to auxiliary circuits (SP1 and SP2) For Types L and, Double auxiliary circuits for accessories, Auxiliary switches (SP1) on the right control lever, Auxiliary Switch (SP2) on left control lever For models L and SP2 On
    • Dimensions and weight

      Lift Point HeightLift point radius (min.)Lift point radius (1.5m)Lift point radius (2m)Lift point radius (3m)Lift point radius (4m)Lift point radius (max.)
      Blade DownBlade UpBlade DownBlade UpBlade DownBlade UpBlade DownBlade UpBlade DownBlade UpBlade DownBlade Up
      3m8.1 (0.83)7.9 (0.80)6.7 (0.69)8.3 (0.85)6.3 (0.64)5.4 (0.55)
      2m12.1 (1.24)12.1 (1.24)10.1 (1.03)9.3 (0.95)7.6 (0.78)6.5 (0.66)8.4 (0.86)5.4 (0.55)4.7 (0.47)
      1m16.4 (1.67)11.3 (1.15)9.3 (0.95)10.9 (1.11)7.3 (0.74)6.2 (0.63)8.7 (0.89)5.2 (0.53)4.4 (0.45)
      0m17.9 (1.83)10.9 (1.11)8.9 (0.91)11.8 (1.20)7.1 (0.72)6.0 (0.61)9.1 (0.92)5.4 (0.55)4.6 (0.47)
      -1m20.4 (2.08)20.4 (2.08)20.4 (2.08)21.5 (2.19)22.9 (2.34)17.5 (1.78)26.5 (2.70)22.9 (2.34)17.5 (1.78)16.7 (1.70)10.8 (1.10)8.9 (0.91)11.1 (1.13)7.0 (0.71)5.9 (0.60)9.4 (0.96)6.2 (0.63)5.3 (0.54)
      -2m36.8 (3.75)36.8 (3.75)36.8 (3.75)29.3 (2.99)19.9 (2.03)18.0 (1.83)19.9 (2.03)19.9 (2.03)18.0 (1.83)12.1 (1.24)11.1 (1.13)9.1 (0.93)
      Dozer size (width × height)mm1960 × 410
      Hydraulic pumpsP1Variable displacement pump
      Flow rate /min118.8
      Hydraulic pressureMPa (kgf/cm2 )24.5 (250)
      Max. digging forceArmkN (kgf)22.0 (2245)
      BucketkN (kgf)33.0 (3360)
      Boom swingangle (left/right)deg70/55
      Auxiliary circuit (SP1)Max flow rate/min70
      Max hydraulic pressure MPa (kgf/cm2)20.6 (210)
      Auxiliary circuit (SP2)Max flow rate e /min37
      Max hydraulic pressureMPa (kgf/cm 2)20.6 (210)
      Hydraulic reservoirtank/full45/79
      Fuel tank capacity68
      Max. travelling speedLowkm/h2.8
      Ground contact pressurekPa (kgf/cm2)27.0 (0.275)
      Ground clearancemm310
    • Other features

      Spacious & Comfortable
      The U48-4 truly puts your comfort first. The luxurious cab features a deluxe seat and wider entrance allowing easier entry and exit to and from the cabin. The Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) and Operator Protective Guard (OPG, ISO10262) maximize safety. Operativeness is greatly enhanced by more user-friendly features than ever before.
      Air Conditioning
      The entire air circulation in the cab has been improved, thanks to a stronger cooling/heating unit and positioning of six vents around the operator for better all-round comfort. A/C is standard for type
      Standard Equipment Safety System Working Equipment
      Engine start safety system on the left console, travel motor with disc brake, swing motor with disc brake, Kubota original anti-theft system, auxiliary hydraulic circuits (SP1 and SP2) piping to the arm end For types L and 2 working lights on cab and 1 light on boom, 1450 mm arm, ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure, ISO3471), OPG (Operator Protective Guard) Level1, weight adjustable full suspension seat, seat belt, hydraulic pilot control lever with wrist rests, travel lever with foot pedals, air conditioning For type L, cabin heater for defrosting and demisting, emergency exit hammer, front window power assisted with throttle damper, 12V power source, 2 speakers and radio antenna, location for:
    • Tables

      EngineTypeWater cooled diesel engine"
      Output (ISO 9249 NET)kW/rpm28.8/2200
      Number of cylinders4
      Bore × Strokemm87 × 110
      Overall lengthmm5330
      Overall heightmm2550
      Swivelling speedrpm9.3
      Rubber shoe widthmm400
      Tumbler distancemm1990

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