Lister Wilder
Authorized Kubota Dealer


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Kubota’s Stage V-compliant, 5-tonne U56-5 is packed with class-leading features that deliver Impressive performance, manoeuvrability, comfort, and safe operation.



High power, lower emissions, outstanding reliability and economic performance are all delivered by Kubota’s V2607-CR-E5 direct-injection, fully Stage V-compliant engine, complete with CRS and DPF.

• Powered by the reliable, economic, high power, Stage V-compliant, direct-injection Kubota V2607-CR-E5 4 cylinder diesel engine, you can look forward to minimum vibration, low noise and excellent fuel consumption
• Automatic DPF regeneration for reduced down-time and maintenance thanks to an increase in service intervals for both the regeneration filter and ash cleaner.
• Kubota’s Auto Idling System is fitted as standard. When control levers are left in neutral for longer than 4 seconds, the system automatically reduces the engine to idling RPM.
• Routine maintenance is made simpler with access to all main engine components positioned on one-side for easier and quick inspection.


With a reach of up 6.1m, a maximum dig depth of 3.63m, and an impressive digging force of up to 42.3kN, the U56-5 is supremely well-equipped to take on a wide range of challenges.

• A well-balanced machine with a powerful digging force of up to 42.3kN gives you the power you need to work efficiently even in difficult conditions.

• The two-speed auto-shift feature automatically adjusts speed and traction force depending on load size and terrain, providing smoother turns and dozer work.


Class leading comfort and superb all-round vision with a large, quiet cab with, a deluxe seat, air con, and easy-to-use controls.
• A wide, spacious cab is designed for comfort with wide door access and ample footspace.
• The U56-5 offers superb all-round vision including a skylight and easy-open gas-assisted front window and air conditioning for improved productivity.
• Additional noise reduction materials in the engine compartment and cab floor reduces operational sound to 74dB, protecting the operator’s hearing and providing a less stressful working environment.
• Features include a double-adjustable air suspension seat*, enlarged foot space, and ergonomically shaped pedals, all designed to provide the optimum working environment.
• A compact keypad places all of the main switches on the right side of the operator for easier access.
• A 7-inch full colour digital display screen features Kubota’s Intelligent Control System. Accurate displays of all necessary readings - such as routine maintenance alerts, engine temperature and a 90-day usage register (for machine hours worked) – are all at the operator’s fingertips.
*Available on high specification models only.


Bright LED working lights for enhanced visibility, plus a highly visible orange seat belt and alarm, and a range of other built-in operational safety features.
• Bright LED work lights - with a programmable, delayed turn-off – ensure a safe exit from the machine at the end of the day.
• A highly visible orange seatbelt and alert function encourages the operator to wear the seatbelt.
• An optional rear-view camera, fitted as standard on the high spec model, significantly improves working visibility towards the rear of the mini excavator by displaying the view on a 7” LCD screen in the cab.
• An optional travel alarm warns nearby workers when moving.
• The swivel negative brake locks the top frame in position when the engine is stopped or the pilot control safety lever is raised.
• The U56-5 is fitted with anti-drop safety valves on the boom and arm as standard. The boom valve is also a boom-lowering control device.
• To ensure operator safety, the machine will only operate when the safety control lever is engaged.
• The machine is fitted with an overload warning buzzer.
• Additional top frame tie down points ensure safe securing of the machine whilst being transported.
• Roll-over Protective Structure (ROPS) and Operator Protective Guard (OPG, Top Guard Level I) as standard. Level II available as an option with Top Guard to maximise safety.
• Kubota’s industry-leading, Anti-Theft System is fitted as standard. Only programmed keys will enable the engine to start up. Attempting to start with an un-programmed key will activate the alarm. Newly enhanced features include an alert to remind the operator to extract the key after operation, and an LED to alert potential thieves that the system is activated.

Machine Weight (kg)
5520 kg
Power (kW/PS)
35/47.6 kW/PS
Max Speed (km/h)
4.8 km/h
Max Dig Depth (mm)
3630 mm
Max Reach (mm)
6105 mm
Max Digging force Arm/bucket (kN)
26.4/42.3 kN
Aux Flow 1
75 l/min @ 210 kgf/cm2 kgf/cm2
Aux Flow 2
37 l/min @ 210 kgf/cm2 kgf/cm2
Overall width (mm)
1960 mm
Transport length (mm)
5490 mm


Kubota UK - 5 tonne promotional video
Kubota UK - 5 tonne promotional video
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Kubota UK - 5 tonne walkaround

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