Kubota BX22

Kubota BX22The Kubota BX22 is a backhoe loader tractor model manufactured from 2002 to 2003 by Kubota. It was available in four-wheel drive (4WD) version.

The Kubota BX22 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 a hydrostatic transmission with high-low gear shift (2 forward and 2 reverse) gears.

The Kubota BX22 backhoe loader tractor features:

  • The Kubota D905-E-BX diesel engine which produces 22.3 PS (16.4 kW; 22.0 HP) of horsepower.
  • Hydrostatic power steering
  • Wet disk type brakes
  • Open operator station with ROPS
  • Category I rear hitch with 550 kg (1213 lbs) of maximum lift capacity
  • Independent middle PTO with 2,500 rpm
  • Independent rear PTO with 540 rpm

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Kubota BX22
Tractor type Backhoe-loader tractor
Production years 2002-2003
Dimensions and weight
Length 2,025 mm (79.7 in)
Width 1,145 mm (45.1 in)
Height 2,190 mm (86.2 in)
Wheel base 1,400 mm (55.1 in)
Ground clearance 170 mm (6.7 in)
Weight 690 kg (1,521 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 21 liters (5.5 US gal.; 4.6 Imp. gal)


Engine model Kubota D905
Engine type 4-stroke, SOHC, three-cylinders
Displacement 0.9 L, 898 cm2, (54.8 cu·in)
Max. horsepower 22.3 PS (16.4 kW; 22 HP)
Max. torque 54.9 N·m (5.6 kg·m, 40.5 ft·lb)
Cooling system Liquid-cooled
Coolant capacity 3.1 L (3.3 US. qt, 2.7 Imp. qt.)
Fuel used Diesel fuel
Starting system Electric starting with 12V starter
Starting support device Glow plug in combustion chamber
Governor All speed mechanical governor
Charging system Alternator 12V
PTO shaft rotation Counterclockwise
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 trochoid pump
Oil type CF or higher
Recommended oil: SAE 10W-30, 10W-40
Oil capacity: 2.5 L (2.6 US. qt, 2.2 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 filter Full flow paper filter (Cartridge type)
Oil pressure indicating Electrical type switch
Oil and oil filter change interval Every 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
Chassis 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Wet disk type
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears High-Low gear shift (2 forward and 2 reverse)
Speed Forward: 13.0 kmh (8.1 mph)
Reverse: 10.0 kmh (6.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 10.1 L (2.7 US. gal, 2.2 Imp. gal.)


Front tires Lawn/turf/ag: 18×8.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf/ag: 26×12.00-12

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
Category I
Control type
Lift capacity (at 610 mm/24 in) 550 kg (1,213 lbs)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Middle PTO type Independent
Middle PTO speed 2,500 rpm
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system
Charging amps
Battery 12V, CCA: 535A

Hydraulic system

Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Total flow 5.5 gpm (20.8 lpm)


Kubota BX22 Loader
Height (to pin): 1,780 mm (70.1 in)
Clearance, dumped bucket: 1,300 mm (51.2 in)
Dump reach: 750 mm (29.9 in)
Dump angle: 45°
Reach at ground: 1,310 mm (51.6 in)
Rollback angle: 25°
Breakout force (lift): 383 kg (845 lbs)
Lift to full height (at pin): 208 kg (460 lbs)
Raise time to height 2.9 s
Bucket dump time 1.4 s
Lowering time 2.9 s
Rollback time 1.5 s
Kubota BX22 backhoe
Weight 279 kg (617 lbs)
2-Foot flat digging depth 1,830 mm (72.4 in)
Reach from pivot 2,480 mm (97.8 in)
Loading height 1,630 mm (64.2 in)
Bucket force 878 kg (1,936 lbs)
Dipperstick force 515 kg (1,137 lbs)
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