Kubota L1500

Kubota L1500The Kubota L1500 is a sub-compact utility tractor model from the L series, manufactured from to by Kubota in Japan. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) or four-wheel drive (4WD) versions.

The Kubota L1500 is equipped with a 743 cc (45.3 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine with 76.0 mm (2.99 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.0 mm (3.23 in) of the piston stroke, and a gear type transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Kubota L1500 sub-compact utility tractor features:

  • The Kubota Z750 diesel engine which produces 15.2 PS (11.2 kW; 15.0 HP) at 2,800 rpm of PTO output power
  • Manual steering
  • Shoe-type brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Category I rear hitch
  • Rear PTO with 540,750,1150,1370 rpm

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelKubota L1500
Tractor typeSub-compact utility tractor
Production years
Dimensions and weight
Length2,330 mm (91.7 in)
Width1,120 mm (44.1 in)
Height1,925 mm (75.8 in)
Wheel base1,340 mm (52.8 in)
Ground clearance340 mm (13.4 in)
Weight618 kg (1,362 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity


Engine modelKubota Z750
Engine type4-stroke, vertical, two-cylinders
Displacement743 cm3, (45.3 cu·in)
Cylinder bore:76.0 mm (2.99 in)
Piston stroke:82.0 mm (3.23 in)
Compression ratio:21.0:1
Max. horsepower (PTO)15.2 PS (11.2 kW; 15.0 HP) at 2,800 rpm
Max. torque
Cooling systemLiquid-cooled
Lubricating systemForced lubrication by pump
Combustion chamber
Fuel systemFuel injection pump
Injection typeIndirect injection
Fuel usedDiesel fuel No.2-D
Starting systemElectric starter
GovernorCentrifugal ball mechanical governor
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance:0.18-0.22 mm (0.0071-0.0087 in)
Exhaust valve clearance:0.18-0.22 mm (0.0071-0.0087 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system:Forced lubrication
Oil type:DS or DM
Recommended oil:SAE 80
Oil capacity:3.5 L (3.7 US. qt, 3.08 Imp. qt.)
Fuel system
Injection timing:25° B.T.D.C.
Fuel injection pressure13.73-14.71 MPa (140-150 kgf/cm2, 1991-2133 psi)
Cooling system
Type:Pressurized radiator, forced circulation with water pump
Coolant capacity:5.3 liters (5.6 US.qts, 4.7 Imp. qts)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis L1500: 4×2 2WD
L1500DT: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering typeManual
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission typeGear type
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse


Front tires Ag:: 4.00-12
Rear tires Ag:: 8,3/8×22

Rear Hitch

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

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Rear PTO type
Rear PTO speed540,750,1150,1370 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging systemAlternator
Charging amps10A
Battery12V, 65Ah
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