Kubota T1600

Kubota T1600The Kubota T1600 is a lawn tractor model from the T series, manufactured from 1990 to 1996 by Kubota. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Kubota T1600 is equipped with a 497 cc (30.3 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine with 67.0 mm (2.64 in) of the cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) of the piston stroke, and a shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Kubota T1600 lawn tractor features:

  • The Kubota Z482 diesel engine which produces 13.7 PS (10.1 kW; 13.5 HP) at 3,200 rpm of horsepower.
  • Manual steering
  • Internal expanding type brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Independent PTO with mechanical clutch

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelKubota T1600
Tractor typeLawn tractor
Production years1990-1996
Dimensions and weight
Length1,720 mm (67.7 in)
Width1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Height1,430 mm (56.3 in)
Wheelbase1,190 mm (46.9 in)
Weight300 kg (661 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity9.8 liters (2.6 US gal.; 2.2 Imp. gal)


Engine Specifications
Engine modelKubota Z482 (See also: Kubota Z482-D25)
Engine type4-stroke, OHV, two-cylinders
Displacement497 cm3, (30.3 cu·in)
Max. horsepower13.7 PS (10.1 KW; 13.5 HP) at 3,200 rpm
Max. torque29.7 Nm (3.03 kg·m; 21.92 ft·lb) at 2,600 rpm
Cooling systemLiquid-cooled with pressurized radiator
Lubricating systemForced lubrication by trochoid pump
Fuel systemBosch MD type mini pump
Fuel usedDiesel fuel No.2-D
Starting systemElectric starter (12V, 0.8 kW)
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
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:API CC or CD
Recommended oil:SAE 30, 10W-30
Oil capacity:2.5 liters (2.6 US. qt, 2.21 Imp. qt.)
Oil filter type:Full flow paper filter (cartridge)
Cooling system
TypeLiquid-cooled with pressurized radiator
Coolant capacity2.1 liters (2.2 US.qts, 1.85 Imp. qts)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
BrakesInternal expanding type
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeShaft-driven hydrostatic
GearsInfinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 9.0 kmh (5.6 mph)
Reverse: 5.0 kmh (3.1 mph)


Front tiresLawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tiresLawn/turf: 20×10.00-8

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

PTO typeIndependent with mechanical clutch
PTO speed

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging systemGenerator
Charging amps150W
Starting motor12V, 0.8kW
Battery12V, 28AH


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Cutting width1,118 mm (44.0 in)
Cutting height20-100 mm (1.0-4.0 in)
Cutting adjustmentGauge wheel
Number of blades3
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Snow blower typeFront-mount
Width1,210 mm (48.0 in)
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Snow blower typeFront-mount
Cleaning width1,060 mm (42.0 in)
Lift systemManual
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