Kubota M8540

Kubota M8540The Kubota M8540 is a 2WD or 4WD utility tractor from the M series. This tractor was manufactured by the Kubota from 2007 to 2013. The Kubota M8540 is equipped with a 3.8 L four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine and one of three transmissions: partially synchronized transmission with dry plate clutch (8 forward and 8 reverse gears), power shuttle transmission (8 forward and 8 reverse gears) or power shuttle transmission (12 forward and 12 reverse gears).

The Kubota M8540 utility tractor used the Kubota V3800-DI-T engine. It is a 3.8 L, 3,769 cm2, (230.0 cu·in) four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with 100.0 mm (3.94 in) of the cylinder bore and 120.0 mm (4.72 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 86.8 PS (63.8 kW; 85.6 HP) at 2,600 rpm of maximum output power.

The Kubota M8540 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, hydraulic wet disc brakes, open operator station with two-post foldable ROPS (canopy was available as an option) or Ultra Grand Cab with heat and air-conditioning (option) and 90.0 liters (23.8 US gal.; 19.8 Imp. gal) fuel tank for version with ROPS or 110.0 liters (29.1 US gal, 24.2 Imp. gal) for version with Cab.

Following attachments are available for the Kubota M8540 utility tractor:

  • Kubota LA1353 Height Position loader
  • Kubota LA1353 Power Position loader

The Kubota M8540 versions:

  • M8540F: 2WD with ROPS and sync-shuttle transmission
  • M8540FC: 2WD with Cab and sync-shuttle transmission
  • M8540DT: 4WD with ROPS and sync-shuttle transmission
  • M8540HD: 4WD with ROPS and hyd-shuttle transmission
  • M8540HD12: 4WD with ROPS and 12-speed transmission
  • M8540DTC: 4WD with Cab and sync-shuttle transmission
  • M8540HDC: 4WD with Cab and hyd-shuttle transmission
  • M8540HDC12: 4WD with Cab and 12-speed transmission

Kubota M8540 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Kubota M8540
Length 2WD: 3,880 mm (152.8 in)
4WD: 3,750 mm (148.0 in)
Width 1,980 mm (78 in)
Height ROPS: 2,460 mm (96.9 in)
CAB: 2,560 mm (101.0 in)
Wheel base 2,250 mm (88.6 in)
Weight 2WD with ROPS: 2,270 kg (5,000 lbs)
4WD with ROPS: 2,450 kg (5,400 lbs)
2WD with Cab: 2,570 kg (5,665 lbs)
4WD with ROPS: 2,750 kg (6,065 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity ROPS: 90.0 liters (23.8 US gal.; 19.8 Imp. gal)
Cab: 110.0 liters (29.1 US gal, 24.2 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA: 900A
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post foldable ROPS (canopy as an option). Ultra Grand Cab with heat and air-conditioning (option)
Engine
Engine model Kubota V3800-DI-T
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 3.8 L, 3,769 cm2, (230.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 100.0 mm X 120.0 mm (3.94 in X 4.72 in)
Horsepower 86.8 PS (63.8 kW; 85.6 HP) at 2,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 10.7 L (11.31 US. qt, 9.41 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 9.0 L (9.51 US. qt, 7.92 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Hydraulic wet disc
Differential lock Rear standard
Front axle case capacity 9.5 liters (10.0 US.qts, 8.4 Imp. qts)
Transmission model Synchro-Shuttle
Transmission type Partially synchronized with dry plate clutch
Gears 8 forward and reverse
Transmission oil capacity 54.0 L (14.3 US. gal, 11.9 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model Hydraulic-Shuttle
Transmission type Power shuttle with wet disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and reverse
Transmission oil capacity 54.0 L (14.3 US. gal, 11.9 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model Hydraulic-Shuttle
Transmission type Power shuttle with wet disc clutch
Gears 12 forward and reverse
Transmission oil capacity 54.0 L (14.3 US. gal, 11.9 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.50-18 (2WD), 11.2-24 (4WD)
Industrial: 12.5/80-18 (4WD)
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-28
Industrial: 18.5L-24 (4WD)
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 2,500 kg (5,513 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO spped 540 rpm or 540/1,000 rpm (option)
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 54.0 L (57.06 US. qt, 47.51 Imp. qt.)
Pressure 2,844 psi (196 bar)
Valves 1 to 3
Pump flow 17.0 gpm (64.4 lpm)
Steering flow 6.1 gpm (23.1 lpm)
Total flow 23.1 gpm (87.4 lpm)