The 15.8hp, 2-cylinder EFI gasoline engine in the RTV500 delivers reliability with minimal noise and vibration. Plus the EFI eliminates the need to adjust the carburetor – enabling better engine start-up in cold weather and improving engine serviceability. The Variable Hydro Transmission (VHT Plus) is a Kubota exclusive hydrostatic transmission that eliminates the need to adjust belt drives while providing an exceptional level of performance.
- 15.8hp liquid cooled EFI gasoline engine.
- Variable Hydro Transmission (VHT Plus).
- 4-wheel drive standard.
- 4-wheel disc brakes.
- Standard Frame-integrated ROPS.
- Front Guard (optional).
2-Cylinder, GAS, OHC, Water-Cooled, EFI
27.8 cu. In
15.8 hp @ 3,600 rpm
Fuel tank capacity
Variable Hydro Transmission
|Max. Traveling Speed|
Rear wheel, hand lever
|Occupant Protective System (OPS)|
Front tread centers
Rear tread centers
Ground clearance - front/rear axle
8.1 / 6.9 in.
Width X Length X Depth
40.6 X 33.7 X 11.4 in.
9.0 cu. Ft.
Bed height (unloaded)
Cargo bed load
|Fual Tank Capacity|
|Sound Rating at Operator's Ear|
24 x 9-12 ATV, 6 ply
24 x 9-12 HDWS, 6 ply
24 x 11-12 ATV, 6 ply
24 x 11-12 HDWS, 6 ply
|Front guard design|
|Hydraulic Bed Lift|
|Spray-on Bed Liner|
Max. travel speed
Wheels, drive system
4, 4WD w/2WD selection
Standard; hand operated with mechanical holder
Hi-Lo range forward, neutral, reverse
Rack & Pinion
Independent, Mac-Pherson strut-type
Max. rolling weight (towing capacity)
- With ATV tires
- With HDWS tires
Orange, Camouflage (RealtreeR HardwoodsR)
** RealtreeR is a registered trademark of Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, Ltd.
The values in "Ground clearance" and "Weight" are those of the machine equipped with the tires in the table above.
Some RTV's in this web site are shown with optional accessories
For off-highway use only.