Kubota B1700

Kubota B1700The Kubota B1700 is a utility tractor model from the B series, manufactured from 1995 to 1999 by Kubota. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) or four-wheel drive (4WD) versions.

The Kubota B1700 is equipped with a 0.9 L (54.8 cu·in) three-cylinder diesel engine with 72.0 mm (2.83 in) of the cylinder bore and 73.6 mm (2.9 in) of the piston stroke, and one of two transmissions: a gear type transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears or a hydrostatic transmission with infinite (2-range) forward and reverse gears.

The Kubota B1700 utility tractor features:

  • The Kubota D905-D10 diesel engine which produces 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) of horsepower.
  • Integral type power steering
  • Wet disc type brakes
  • Open operator station with two-post ROPS
  • Category I rear hitch with 580 kg (1279 lbs) of maximum lift capacity
  • Middle PTO with 2,531 rpm
  • Live front PTO with 540 rpm

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelKubota B1700
Tractor typeUtility tractor
Production years1995-1999
Dimensions and weight
Length2,280 mm (89.8 in)
Width990 mm (39 in)
Height1,915 mm (75.4 in)
Wheel base1,500 mm (59.1 in)
Ground clearance290 mm (11.4 in)
Weight635 kg (1,400 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity24.0 liters (6.3 US gal.; 5.3 Imp. gal)


Engine modelKubota D905
Engine type4-stroke, SOHC, three-cylinders
Displacement0.9 L, 898 cm2, (54.8 cu·in)
Max. horsepower17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP)
Max. torque51.0 N·m (5.2 kg·m, 37.6 ft·lb)
Cooling systemLiquid-cooled
Coolant capacity3.4 L (3.6 US. qt, 3 Imp. qt.)
Fuel usedDiesel fuel No. 2-D
Starting systemElectric starting with 12V starter
Starting support deviceGlow plug in combustion chamber
GovernorAll speed mechanical governor
Charging systemAlternator 12V
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise
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 systemForced lubrication by trochoid pump
Oil typeCF or higher
Recommended oil:SAE 10W-30, 10W-40
Oil capacity:3.0 L (3.2 US. qt, 2.6 Imp. qt.)
Oil pressure At idle speed: 49 MPa (0.5 kgf/cm2, 7 psi)
At rated speed: 196 to 441 MPa (2.0-4.5 kgf/cm2, 28 to 64 psi)
Oil filterFull flow paper filter (Cartridge type)
Oil pressure indicatingElectrical type switch
Oil and oil filter change intervalEvery 200 hours
Fuel system
Fuel injection pump:Bosch MD type mini fuel injection pump
Injection nozzle:Mini Nozzle (DNOPD)
Firing order:1-2-3
Injection pressure:13.73 MPa (140 kgf/cm2, 1,991 psi)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering typeIntegral type power
BrakesWet disc type
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeGear type
Gears6 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 13.2 kmh (8.2 mph)
Reverse: 5.2 kmh (3.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity11.0 L (2.9 US. gal, 2.4 Imp. gal.)
Transmission № 2
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeHydrostatic
GearsInfinite (2-range) forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 12.3 kmh (7.6 mph)
Reverse: 12.3 kmh (7.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity12.0 L (3.2 US. gal, 2.6 Imp. gal.)


Front tiresAg: 5.00-10 (2WD); 6.00-12 (4WD)
Rear tiresAg: 8.3-16

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
Control typePosition control
Lift capacity (at ends)580 kg (1,279 lbs)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Middle PTO type
Middle PTO speed2,531 rpm
Rear PTO typeLive
Rear PTO speed540 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging system
Charging amps
Battery12V, CCA: 390A

Hydraulic system

Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeOpen center
Pump flow5.8 gpm (22 lpm)


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Dump reach:640 mm (25.4 in)
Dump angle:45°
Reach at ground:1,290 mm (51 in)
Rollback angle:24°
Breakout force (lift):521 kg (1,150 lbs)
Lift to full height (at pin):299 kg (660 lbs)
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