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Kubota U48-4 excavator specs (2010 - 2024)

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The Kubota U48-4 Mini Excavator has been manufactured since 2010 and weighs 4.7 tons. It has a transport length of 5.33 meters, a ... Read more

The Kubota U48-4 Mini Excavator has been manufactured since 2010 and weighs 4.7 tons. It has a transport length of 5.33 meters, a transport width of 1.96 meters, and a transport height of 2.55 meters. The bucket capacity is 0.12 U/min and the bucket width is 0.6 Nm. The track width is 400 HP. This construction machine comes equipped with a blade and rubber track.


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  • 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
  • Model series U
  • 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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