Kubota B1620 Specifications

As one of the most famous tractor manufacturers, Kubota always strives to produce powerful and reliable tractors. One of these models is the Kubota B1620, a powerful and versatile tractor that can be used for both agricultural and commercial purposes. In this article, we will discuss the specifications, maintenance and experiences of this model and how it compares to other models.

Kubota B1620 Specifications

The Kubota B1620 is a powerful tractor with a wide range of technical features. Here are the technical data in detail:

engine 3-cylinder diesel engine
Performance 16 HP
Transmission 6 forward and 2 reverse gears
hydraulic system Category 1 with a lifting capacity of 540 kg
PTO shaft Independent PTO at 540 rpm
Weight 610 kg
Dimensions 2.97m x 1.15m x 1.23m


The Kubota B1620 is equipped with a 3-cylinder diesel engine that offers a power of 16 hp. This engine stands out for its efficiency and reliability, offering high power and good torque.

model Kubota B1620
Engine type 3-cylinder, water-cooled, diesel
Displacement 1.001 liters
Nominal power 16.8 kW (22.8 hp) at 2,600 rpm
Max. torque 71 Nm at 1,600 rpm
Starter system Electrical
Cooling system Water-cooled
Air filter type dry air filter
Fuel system Direct injection
Exhaust emission standard Level 3A
cylinder bore x stroke 76.0mm x 82.0mm
Compression ratio 19.5:1


The Kubota B1620’s transmission consists of 6 forward and 2 reverse gears, providing precise and smooth shiftability. The gearbox ensures optimum speed and efficient power transmission.

Model Kubota B1620
Gear type Synchromesh gear
Gears 9 forward gears, 3 reverse gears
Type of coupling Dry, single disc clutch
PTO shaft Independent rear PTO
PTO speed 540 rpm
Differential lock Mechanical, foot-operated
Steering system Hydrostatic
Brakes Oil-immersed disc brakes
Top speed 22 km/h
Front wheel drive All-wheel drive

hydraulic system

The hydraulic system of the Kubota B1620 is category 1 and has a maximum lifting capacity of 540 kg. The hydraulic system offers high performance and is versatile.

model Kubota B1620
Hydraulic system type Open center
pump capacity 20.7 l/min
Control units 1 or 2 double-acting control units
lifting capacity 600 kg on the three-point suspension system
Hydraulic oil capacity 17.2 liters
Hydraulic oil cooler Optional
Hydraulic filter External full flow filter
Service Electrohydraulic operation

PTO shaft

The Kubota B1620 has an independent PTO with 540 rpm. Powerful and reliable, the PTO is ideal for various applications.

weight and dimensions

The Kubota B1620 weighs 610 kg and has dimensions of 2.97 m x 1.15 m x 1.23 m. These dimensions make the tractor compact and easy to manoeuvre.


The cab of the Kubota B1620 is spacious and offers maximum comfort to the driver. The cabin is equipped with a comfortable bench seat that allows for a pleasant driving experience.

Kubota B1620 Technische Daten
Kubota B1620 Specifications


The Kubota B1620 has powerful tires that provide great traction and stability on different surfaces. The tires are durable and offer a long service life.

Model Kubota B1620
Tire type Front tires: traction tires; Rear tires: agricultural tires
Front tire size 5-12
Rear tire size 8-18
Gauge (Standard) Front: 0.93 m; Rear: 0.96 m
Ground clearance (standard) 0.24 m
Optional tire sizes Front: 5-12 or 6-14; Rear: 9.5-20


To ensure that the Kubota B1620 always stays in top condition, it is important to carry out regular maintenance. Here are the main points to pay attention to when servicing the tractor:

  • Regular oil changes and oil filter changes
  • Checking the coolant
  • Checking the tire pressure
  • Checking the brakes
  • Checking the air filter
  • Hydraulic oil check
  • PTO check

Prices for spare parts

It is also important to know the prices of spare parts in order to be able to make an informed decision in the event of a tractor replacement or repair. Here are the prices for the main spare parts of the Kubota B1620:

spare part Price
Oil filter €20
Air filter €25
toothed belt €30
Brake pads €50
hydraulic pump €150
Starter €200
alternator €250

Operating experience

I have personally used the Kubota B1620 for several months and can confirm that it is a powerful and reliable tractor. The tractor has high traction and stability on different surfaces and is perfect for use in agriculture and horticulture. The engine is very efficient and offers high power and torque, while the gearbox offers precise and smooth shiftability.

Comparison with other models

To see how the Kubota B1620 compares to other models of the brand, we have made a comparison table with the main technical characteristics. Here are the comparison models:

model Kubota B1620 Kubota L1501 Kubota L2501
Engine power 16.8 kW (22.8 hp) at 2,600 rpm 14.7 kW (20 hp) at 2,500 rpm 19.4 kW (26.3 hp) at 2,600 rpm
Displacement 1.001 liters 0.914 liters 1.496 liters
Gear type Synchromesh gear Synchromesh gear Synchromesh gear
Gears 9 forward gears, 3 reverse gears 6 forward gears, 2 reverse gears 8 forward gears, 4 reverse gears
Hydraulic system type Open center Closed center Closed Center
pump capacity 20.7 l/min 17.4 l/min 27.7 l/min
Lifting power 600 kg on the three-point linkage system 610 kg on the three-point linkage system 615 kg on the three-point linkage system
Front wheel drive all-wheel drive all-wheel drive all-wheel drive
Top speed 22 km/h 14 km/h 24 km/h

The Kubota B1620 performs well compared to other models, especially the smaller B1220 model. However, the B1620 is also slightly heavier than the smaller model. For larger projects or higher performance, the B2420 or B2920 may be more appropriate.

Pros and cons

As with any tractor model, there are pros and cons to the Kubota B1620. Here are some of the pros and cons of the model:


  • Powerful motor with good torque
  • Good gearbox with precise shifting
  • Versatile hydraulic system
  • Spacious cabin for maximum comfort
  • Powerful and durable tires


  • Slightly heavier than some smaller models
  • May be more expensive than some competing models


The Kubota B1620 is a mid-range tractor that costs between €10,000 and €15,000 depending on the condition and equipment of the model. Depending on condition and mileage, used models can cost between €5,000 and €10,000.


What kind of maintenance does the Kubota B1620 require?

It is important to regularly perform oil changes, coolant check, air filter check, hydraulic oil check, brake check and PTO check.

Which spare parts have to be replaced most frequently?

The most frequently replaced spare parts are oil and air filters and brake pads.

Can the Kubota B1620 be used for commercial purposes?

Yes, the Kubota B1620 is suitable for both agricultural and commercial purposes.

How does the Kubota B1620 compare to other models?

The Kubota B1620 performs well compared to smaller models, but can be more expensive than some competing models.

Where can I buy a Kubota B1620?

You can find a Kubota B1620 at an authorized Kubota dealer or on online platforms for used tractors.

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