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Kubota Introduces Transformable 4-Passenger Work Utility Vehicle

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief

Tags: Kubota, utility vehicles, utv, machinery,

Hank Will and Mulefoot piglet.Just as virtually every machinery company has jumped on the UTV bandwagon, Kubota charges out ahead with an innovative new concept that carries more people OR more cargo, depending on your immediate needs. The all-new RTV1140CPX features a transformation system that quickly converts from one- to two-row seating, which allows the operator to choose between passenger capacity and best-in-class cargo volume – and there is no compromise in safety since the system is mounted on an OSHA-compliant roll-over protection structure (ROPS).

Kubota RTV1140CPX in cargo mode.

 “The RTV1140CPX provides exceptional comfort and safety accommodating four adults, as well as unmatched cargo configurations, capacity and convenience,” says Dan Muramoto, product manager for Kubota.  “The RTV1140CPX has exceptionally broad appeal, from ranchers and farmers to property owners, facility managers and outdoorsmen; this new utility vehicle is a unique solution for a wide variety of applications.”

Kubota RTV1140CPX  in four passenger mode.

The RTV1140CPX 4-wheel drive utility vehicle is powered by a fuel-miserly 24.8 horsepower, three-cylinder Kubota diesel engine and features 4-wheel wet disc brakes and hydraulic power steering. The transforming UTV also features Kubota’s new triple-range, hydrostatic VHT Plus transmission that delivers power and torque for any situation, easy speed and direction changes and smooth dynamic braking. Maximum cargo load is 1,102 lbs., with a towing capacity of 1,300 lbs. The new utility vehicle is offered in Kubota Orange and Realtree® Hardwoods Camouflage models. Look for the RTV1140CPX at a Kubota dealer near you.


Hank Will raises hair sheep, heritage cattle and many varieties of open-pollinated corn with his wife, Karen, on their rural Osage County, Kansas farm. His home life is a perfect complement to his professional life as editor in chief at GRIT and Capper's Farmer magazines. Connect with him on .