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
ModelKubota L285
Length3,000 mm (118.1 in)
Width1,590 mm (62.6 in)
Height1,400 mm (55.1 in)
Wheel base1,700 mm (66.9 in)
Weight1,010 kg (2226.7 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity35.0 liters (9.2 US gal.; 7.7 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station with two-post ROPS
Engine modelKubota V1501A
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement1.5 L, 1,487 cm2, (90.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke76.0 mm X 82.0 mm (2.99 in X 3.23 in)
Horsepower30.5 PS (22.4 kW; 30.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
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 pressure3,235 kPa (470 psi)
Injection timing25 ° B.T.D.C.
Injection pressure13,720-14,700 kPa (1,990-2,135 psi)
Intake / Exhaust valve clearance0.18-0.22 mm (0.007-0.009 in)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
BrakesWet disc type
Steering gear box (manual)0.3 L (0.32 US. qts., 0.26 Imp. qts.)
Transmission model
Transmission typeGear type
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission oil capacity27.0 L (7.1 US. gal, 5.9 Imp. gal.)
Front tiresAg: 5.00-15
Rear tiresAg: 11.2-24
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type
Rear PTO spped695/1164 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeOpen center
Hydraulic capacity27.0 L (28.53 US. qt, 23.76 Imp. qt.)
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