Kubota U55-4 5.5T Zero Tail Swing Excavator

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Now available with optional angle blade,  the Kubota U55-4 offers customers versatility never seen before in the mid size 5 tonne excavator market. Powered by a reliable Kubota 47.6HP engine, the Kubota U55-4 features a compact and well balanced design, combining exceptional power and the versatility to tackle any job and working condition with ease. Together, the U55-4G (Standard blade) and U55-4GAD (Angle Blade) are our most popular excavator for Tasmania, slightly behind the Kubota U17-3 1.7T excavator. The U55 is the machine of choice for construction operators across the state.

Angle Blade

  • Angle the blade right or left to push soil to the side of the machine while moving forward.
  • Angle the blade up to 25 degrees both left and right for optimal backfilling eliminating repetitive repositioning.
  • Standard with bolt on cutting edge along with durable fixed hooks.


  • Auto travel shift system automatically shifts from high to low range travel speeds giving operators smoother operation when dozing or turning.
  • Two Pattern Selection System provides the operator the versatility to switch between ISO and SAE pattern. Great if you have more than one person operating the machine.
  • Float position adjusts the dozer height to make a clean level when backfilling, simply travel backwards with the dozer in the float position.


  • Deluxe interior features suspension seat and ergonomically designed controls provides superior comfort during those long hours in the cab.
  • Wider entrance for easy entry and exit from the cab along with spacious operating area.
  • New digital panel puts all functions at your fingertips for operator convenience and records up to 90 days of operation history.


  • Two piece hose design for the dozer simplifies hose replacement and reduces downtime.
  • Single sided maintenance for operator convenience and easy access to daily maintenance components.
  • Front pin bushes maximise durability and longevity to cut downtime.


  • Adjustable oil flow on AUX 1 and AUX2. Maximum oil flow settings of both circuits are conveniently adjustable from digital panel. Can program up to 5 pre-set rates for different attachments.
  • All new and improved 3 pump load sensing hydraulic system ensures the smoothest operation regardless of the load. Also has best in class bucket breakout force of 4315KG.
  • Proportional flow control of auxiliary circuit (AUX1 and AUX2) on the thumb, along with maximum oil flow settings easily adjusted from the digital panel.


  • ROPS and FOPS certified for ease of mind when entering any job site.
  • Auto idle system automatically reduces RPM’s when control levers are left stationary, reducing noise and increasing cost savings.
  • Fuel overflow prevention system beeps in intervals to indicate when full, avoiding spillage.
  • Pre-cleaner system fitted to protect the engine in extreme dusty Australian conditions.

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