Kubota G1700

Kubota G1700The Kubota G1700 is a garden tractor model from the G series, manufactured from 1989 to 2000 by Kubota. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Kubota G1700 is equipped with a 656 cc (40.0 cu·in) three-cylinder diesel engine with 64.0 mm (2.52 in) of the cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) of the piston stroke, and a hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Kubota G1700 garden tractor features:

  • The Kubota D662-L diesel engine which produces 15.1 PS (11.1 KW; 15.0 HP) at 3,200 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual type (2WS or 4WS) steering
  • Internal expanding shoe type brakes
  • Open operator station
  • 19.0 liters (5 US gal.; 4.2 Imp. gal) fuel tank

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelKubota G1700
Tractor typeGarden tractor
Production years1989-2000
Dimensions and weight
Length1,865 mm (73.4 in)
Width 2WS: 960 mm (37.8 in)
4WS: 1,034 mm (40.7 in)
Height1,110 mm (43.7 in)
Wheel base1,270 mm (50 in)
Ground clearance 2WS: 150 mm (5.9 in)
4WS: 105 mm (4.1 in)
Weight 2WS: 320 kg (705 lbs)
4WS: 340 kg (750 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity19.0 liters (5 US gal.; 4.2 Imp. gal)


Engine modelKubota D662-L
Engine type4-stroke, vertical, three-cylinders
Displacement656 cm3, (40.0 cu·in)
Compression ratio:23.0:1
Cylinder bore:64.0 mm (2.52 in)
Piston stroke:68.0 mm (2.68 in)
Gross horsepower15.1 PS (11.1 KW; 15.0 HP) at 3,200 rpm
Max. torque
Emission type
Cooling systemLiquid-cooled
Lubricating systemForced lubrication by pump
Combustion chamberSpherical type (N-TVCS)
Fuel injection pumpBosch MD type mini pump
Injection nozzleBosch throttle type (DN4PD62)
Fuel usedDiesel fuel No.2-D
Starting systemElectric starter (12V, 0.8 kW)
Starting support deviceGlow plug in combustion chamber
GovernorCentrifugal ball mechanical governor
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Dimensions (L x W X H)426 x 398 x 519 mm (16.8 x 15.7 x 20.4 in)
Dry weight73.7 kg (162.5 lbs)
Cylinder compression pressure
Cylinder compression:29.0-33.0 kgf/cm2 (2.84-3.24 MPa, 412-469 psi)
Compression differential limit between cylinders:10% or less
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance:0.145-0.185 mm (0.0057-0.0073 in)
Exhaust valve clearance:0.145-0.185 mm (0.0057-0.0073 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system:Forced lubrication by pump
Oil type:API CD or CE
Oil capacity:3.0 liters (3.17 US.qts, 2.64 Imp. qts)
Oil filter:Full flow paper filter (cartridge type)
Oil pressure: At idle spped: 98 kPa (1.0 kgf/cm2, 14 psi)
At rated speed: 196-441 kPa (2.0-4.5 kgf/cm2, 29-64 psi)
Fuel system
Fuel injection pumpBosch MD-type mini pump
Injection nozzleBosch throttle type
Fuel injection pressure13.73-14.71 MPa (140-150 kgf/cm2, 1991-2133 psi)
Cooling system
Type:Pressurized radiator, forced circulation with water pump
Thermostat’s valve opening temperature:69.5-72.5°C (157.1-162.5°F)
Temperature at which thermostat completely opens:85°C (185°F)
Coolant capacity:3.3 liters (3.49 US.qts, 2.9 Imp. qts)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Steering typeManual type (2WS or 4WS)
BrakesInternal expanding shoe type
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeHydrostatic
GearsInfinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 13.0 kmh (8.1 mph)
Reverse: 6.0 kmh (3.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity5.7 L (1.5 US. gal, 1.3 Imp. gal.)


Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12 (2WS), 23×8.50-12 (4WS)

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging systemAC dynamo (12V, 150W) or alternator (12V, 480W)
Charging amps
Battery12V, 45Ah


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Cutting width1,224 mm (48.0 in)
Cutting height36-90 mm (1.4-3.5 in)
Number of blades3
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