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Kubota Sidekick Makes its Debut with Power

| February 16, 2018


America’s Best Selling Diesel Utility Vehicle Company Unveils its Fastest Utility Vehicle Yet.

At the National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled the new Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick. The vehicles is Kubota’s fastest utility vehicle yet, with a 48 horsepower gasoline engine, delivering speeds of up to 40 mph, compared to the top speed of 29 mph for its RTV-X models.

“On the farm, around the pasture and in the woods, the Kubota Sidekick is the best multi-use machine on the market and is Kubota’s fastest, strongest, and most agile utility vehicle yet,” said Roger Gifford, Kubota product manager, utility vehicles. “Customers can confidently take on any task or terrain with comfortable, convenient and capable features, and with the speed to get there fast, up to 40 mph fast.”

Built to Tow and Haul Heavy Loads
With class-leading 2,000 lbs. towing capacity and standard equipped with a trailer hitch, the Sidekick is ready for a wide range of towing jobs – from boats to trailers and more. Additionally, the Sidekick’s cargo capacity enables it to carry up to 15.2 cubic feet or half a ton (1,000 lbs./600 lbs. California models) of gear, tools, firewood, supplies and building materials in its heavy-duty steel cargo box. Even more, the cargo box comes with optional electric hydraulic lift for fast and effortless dumping.

The Sidekick offers electrical power for a wide variety of equipment. The regulator and fully-shielded generator are controlled by a microcomputer to ensue stable power for any attachment, including a work light, LED headlight, heater or wench.

Confident and Comfortable Capabilities
From the smart ergonomic meter panel, steering wheel and shift knob, to the bright LED headlights, the Kubota Sidekick offers many convenient features that are engineered to make the drive safe and comfortable. For added operator comfort, shoulder guards on the ROPS keep all riders within passenger area during tight turns, while half doors keep brush and other elements out of the vehicle.

The ergonomically designed split-bench seat style provides hours of working comfort and ample space for both driver and passenger, while offering large compartments underneath for storing tools and personal items. And, the glove box, cup holder and DC outlet offer convenient places to keep things secure and always in reach on every trip.

A full-line of new attachments and accessory options, developed specifically for the Sidekick, will be available for customers to further enhance their RTV driving experience, adding even more comfort and customized preferences, including a premium audio system, LED headlights, sports roof or bed extender to carry more cargo, just to name a few.

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