Kubota B5001

Kubota B5001The Kubota B5001 is a sub-compact utility tractor model from the B series, manufactured from 1976 to 1979 by Kubota. It was available in two-wheel drive (B5001E) or four-wheel drive (B5001DT) versions.

The Kubota B5001 is equipped with a 0.5 L (31.0 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine with 68.0 mm (2.68 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke, and a unsynchronized gear transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Kubota B5001 sub-compact utility tractor features:

  • The Kubota Z500 diesel engine which produces 9.1 PS (6.7 kW; 9.0 HP) at 3,000 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual steering
  • Open operator station with two-post ROPS
  • Category I rear hitch
  • Rear PTO with 540/860/1,000 rpm

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelKubota B5001
Tractor typeSub-compact utility tractor
Production years1976-1979
Dimensions and weight
Length1,900 mm (74.8 in)
Width1,040 mm (40.9 in)
Height1,110 mm (43.7 in)
Wheelbase1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Ground clearance210 mm (8.3 in)
Front tread760 mm (30.1 in)
Rear tread730-840 mm (29.1-33.1 in)
Weight410 kg (904 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity


Engine modelKubota Z500 (See: Kubota Z500-1A)
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement0.5 L, 508 cm2, (31.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke68.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.68 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower9.1 PS (6.7 kW; 9.0 HP) at 3,000 rpm
Valve clearance (Intake)0.150-0.200 mm (0.0059-0.0078 in)
Valve clearance (Exhaust)0.150-0.200 mm (0.0059-0.0078 in)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis B5001E: 4×2 2WD
B5001DT: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering typeManual
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeUnsynchronized gear
Gears6 forward and 2 reverse


Front tiresAg: 4.00-10
Rear tiresAg: 7-14

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Rear PTO type
Rear PTO speed540/860/1,000 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging system12V
Charging amps
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