Kubota L285

Kubota L285The Kubota L285 is a 2WD utility tractor from the L series. This tractor was manufactured by the Kubota from 1975 to 1981. The Kubota L285 is equipped with a 1.5 L four-cylinder diesel engine and gear type transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Kubota L285 utility tractor used the Kubota V1501A engine. It is a 1.5 L, 1,487 cm2, (90.7 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 76.0 mm (2.99 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.0 mm (3.23 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 30.5 PS (22.4 kW; 30 HP) at 2,400 rpm of maximum horsepower and 26.9 PS (19.8 KW; 26.6 HP) of PTO output power.

The Kubota L285 is equipped with manual steering, wet disc type brakes, open operator station with two-post ROPS and 35.0 liters (9.2 US gal.; 7.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Kubota L285 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Kubota L285
Length 3,000 mm (118.1 in)
Width 1,590 mm (62.6 in)
Height 1,400 mm (55.1 in)
Wheel base 1,700 mm (66.9 in)
Weight 1,010 kg (2226.7 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 35.0 liters (9.2 US gal.; 7.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS
Engine model Kubota V1501A
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 1.5 L, 1,487 cm2, (90.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 76.0 mm X 82.0 mm (2.99 in X 3.23 in)
Horsepower 30.5 PS (22.4 kW; 30.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 8.9 L (9.4 US. qt, 7.83 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 7.0 L (7.4 US. qt, 6.16 Imp. qt.)
Compression pressure 3,235 kPa (470 psi)
Injection timing 25 ° B.T.D.C.
Injection pressure 13,720-14,700 kPa (1,990-2,135 psi)
Intake / Exhaust valve clearance 0.18-0.22 mm (0.007-0.009 in)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Wet disc type
Steering gear box (manual) 0.3 L (0.32 US. qts., 0.26 Imp. qts.)
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission oil capacity 27.0 L (7.1 US. gal, 5.9 Imp. gal.)
Front tires Ag: 5.00-15
Rear tires Ag: 11.2-24
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type
Rear PTO spped 695/1164 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 27.0 L (28.53 US. qt, 23.76 Imp. qt.)