May 19, 2008 #1. You must log in or register to reply here. I do like the fact that you can have heat in the winter time. 2020 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick – $10,649. … Kubota RTV or Polaris Ranger? The ranger sounds like the best overall for you. You cannot beat it . Although Kubota has put some emphasis on sportyness in the XG850 Sidekick, it really is a get the job done machine. J. jaytam5 Member. Gonebaby. 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite vs. 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 900 EPS Side-by-Side Comparison Compare the 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite vs 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 900 EPS. Z15. 2020 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick. I would say the ranger is more of a worker/cruiser where the Kubota is more of just a worker. Kubota has an unequaled reputation for the HST transmission in its tractors; you get a scaled down, relatively expensive, dual range HST in the RTV500, 4-WD on demand and differential lock on demand. Work or play . Depends on what you are going to use them for and where. 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 SIDEKICK Review. The Polaris Ranger XP 1000 is the undisputed king of the UTV world. The kubota is a tank. 2021 Kubota RTV-XG850SLAS SideKick 4WD Utility Vehicle with a 850cc EFI Gas Engine, CVT PLUS Transmission, Electronic Power Steering, 1,000lb Payload Capacity, 2,000lb Towing Capacity, and ATV Tires. I have the Kubota and really like it.It is diesel and only sips fuel,I also like the power steering and the hydraulic dimp bed.I have hauled as much sand as it will hold and just pull the lever when ready to unload,easy!The transmission is a hydrostatic just like grain combines and cotton pickers.All the rest have belt drives.It is heavy but will go anywhere I want it too.I try to stay out of mud and water for reason of taking care of it and not abusing it.I had a Mule 3010 before this one.It was alright except was extremely rough to ride in to me.The Kubato is not the best riding one out there but for the long haul I believe it is the best.Just my opinion!Good luck with your decision. The Polaris is lighter and faster. It is no secret that Kubota prides themselves on building durable farm and construction equipment. Re: Kubota vs Ranger The Kubota RTV500 demonstrates its tractor heritage. I’m looking at choosing between the Kubota RTV 1100 VS Polaris Ranger 570. Order Engine Heater - Block - Universal for your vehicle and pick it up in store—make your purchase, find a store near you, and get directions. Launching into the Recreational arena with the Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick, the same focus of durability is top priority. I will be using it mainly for hobby farm work and riding my wife and little girl around !!! I have found this to hard to play with whrn ridding around. Discussion Starter • #1 • Dec 17, 2018. 2,628 Posts . SCOTT, Voting member , and Past President , Ga Custom Knifemakers guild. Polaris Ranger Crew Diesel Make Kubota n/a Daihatsu Yanmar Kohler Type 4-cycle diesel 4-Cycle diesel 4-cycle diesel 4-cycle diesel 4-cycle diesel Cylinders 3 3 3 3 3 Displacement (cc) 1123 993 953 854 1028 Horsepower 24.8hp n/a 24.7hp 22.5hp 24 Torque (lbs/ft) 52.7 38 52 50 n/a The Kubota Sidekick UTV is the company’s answer to ranchers, farmers, and others who want to hit speeds of 40MPH while still retaining the ability to haul up to 1000 pounds of material. You can experience Speed, Durability & all exceptional performance by this Special site! It has a clutch in it like a lawnmower, when you take your foot off the gas it brakes the back tires. Just bought a Ranger. Width (in): 40.6” Wheelbase (in): 70.9” Tires: 24” Wheels: 12” Front Suspension: 9” travel, independent dual A-arms w/ adjustable spring preload. Kubota has shoulder bolstering built into the ROPS cage to keep you in the machine, and there is a weird half door to keep your feet in. YEp if you are undecided between the two you have got to have a middle man, and the deere is kinda in the middle of the two. http://www.deere.com/en_US/ProductC...series.html?link=from_gator_category_comm_cta. we have the hard encloseure with full doors on ours and the heat comes in handy on the farm in the cold days. Rear Suspension: 8.5” travel ... Find 6 used GEO Tracker as low as $1,995 on Carsforsale.com®. Hello everybody, Trying to get some opinions on which is the best side by side vehicle. 2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite vs. 2018 Polaris Ranger EV Li-Ion Side-by-Side Comparison Compare the 2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite vs 2018 Polaris Ranger EV Li-Ion. Get the latest reviews of 2020 Kubota UTVs from atv.com readers, as well as 2020 Kubota UTV prices, and specifications. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite has an MSRP of $14,472, while the 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 900 EPS has an MSRP of $15,899. Engine Size: 851cc, four-stroke, twin cylinder. AdrienneCoxest. Kubota has shoulder bolstering built into the ROPS cage to keep you in the machine, and there is a weird half door to keep your feet in. the Ranger is close to 1100 lbs, where the RTV is 2400. Learn More Sidekick now $0 down, 0% A.P.R. check out the yamaha rhino 700-it's fuel injected this year,unlimited aftermarket parts and accessories if you want to spice it up a little,yet still has the ability to do some work,and they have saturated the market so you'll never have to worry about getting factory parts for at least a 100yrs or so. The RTV-XG850 Sidekick UTV is built for construction and commercial applications. Personally, I think the Ranger is a more versatile vehicle. 2013 Polaris Ranger XP 900 vs. Kubota RTV 900 10-25-2013, 05:27 AM #2. It is slow and loud. for up to 60 months or save $1,750 . Dry Weight (lbs): 1,761. Office headquarters for the brand is in Grapevine, TX, just outside of Dallas. The problem is, CVTs work in both directions, and it’s equally quick in reverse, bordering on too aggressive. Kubota release High speed Gas Utility Vehicles RTV-XG850 Sidekick. The new RTV-XG850 Sidekick was on display at National Farm Machinery Show and is the fastest vehicle in Kubota’s portfolio, ready to take on work around the farm or in the backwoods. It’s faster off the line than all other crossover UTVs from Polaris, John Deere, Can-Am, etc. Thanks for all of the input. Kubota, a respected leader in the diesel UTV market is expanding to offer a gas model. The engine and transmission in that sucker is hard core, but it is very heavy. Thread starter #1. strictly work then the kubota,john deere,bobcat has one that is unreal as far as attachments go,kawasaki mule,e.t.c. Kubota’s new RTV-XG850 Sidekick is a petrol-powered ‘cross-over’ with good looks and more engine muscle All models offer optional electric-over-hydraulic tray tilt Kubota, more than any other Japanese manufacturer, has till now persisted in the belief that UTVs, side-by-sides, RTVs, whatever you want to call them, are for work not play. Get the latest Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose reviews, and 2020 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose prices and specifications. The 2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite has an MSRP of $14,472, while the 2018 Polaris Ranger EV Li-Ion has an MSRP of $22,999. 1:25. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I own one and have driven both extensively. I like the speed of the Ranger, but I’m worried if it can handle deep, heavy snow. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Join Date Oct 2013 Posts 4. im a kubota guy but have to be fair the ranger is in the water? Everything Motorized - Boats, Trucks, ATV's, etc. Thread starter jaytam5; Start date May 19, 2008; May 19, 2008. Your order may be eligible for Ship to Home, and shipping is free on all online orders of $35.00+. One thing I did do right away and that was fix the rattling tailgate. The Kubota is quite a machine, but it's mega $$,$$$, loud and slow! The 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite has an MSRP of $14,472, while the 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 900 EPS has an MSRP of $15,899. (2) Polaris sportsman quad. Stacked up against the Polaris Ranger 900 or the Honda Pioneer 700 (Ranger or Pioneer 1000 is a 1 liter and I consider to be in a different category because of that), the Sidekick falls in the middle price range and power wise. Our recent experience let us experience building the Kubota sidekick for ourselves. 10-27-2013, 11:37 AM #3. It is a work horse but like everyone else says here it is not the best thing to get on and just ride around on. So far everyone loves it!!! Best Off-Road Trails Best Polaris Ranger … May 19, 2008 #2. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. Kubota L4310 and Kubota Sidekick. It has a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds on flat ground and 1,550 pounds on What do y'all think ?? As far as attachments go, I have a tractor to do most of the hard and heavy work. Yes there are some suited to do other things better , but for work , play , riding the family around . It’s so popular that companies all over the world have created their own models sporting similar square beds, bench seats, and hoods. It's alot louder and doesn't ride nearly as good. Originally Posted by 5030. I can put the wife and 2 kids in the front seat. JavaScript is disabled. The door is very much like a Yamaha Viking door, but it doesn’t go all the way across, so there is a gap covered by a steel bar. Kubota Sidekick vs. Polaris / Kawasaki / John Deere Comparison; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I saw a tv ad last weekend while I was working. The rhino is a "sport" SxS. The new Sidekick is powered by a gasoline-fired, 851cc, DOHC, 48.5-hp parallel twin - certainly a departure from Kubota diesels that offer power in the sub-30-hp range. The XG850 also uses a CVT tranny instead of the mainstay Kubota hydrostatics used in diesels this size. those are from different ends of the side by side spectrum,like mudDucker said,what are you wanting the utv for? 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite vs. 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 900 EPS Side-by-Side Comparison Compare the 2019 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Worksite vs 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 900 EPS. I have looked at the Kubota and Polaris and like both. The door is very much like a Yamaha Viking door, but it doesn’t go all the way across, so there is a gap covered by a steel bar. 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