What is the Kubota KX18-4 Mini Excavator?

This 2-tonne mini excavator has a powerful digging force and a wider working range which is perfect for roadside projects or residential areas.

This model of mini excavator has an impressive bucket digging force, this coupled with the powerful and well-balanced arm and bucket, lets the operator dig faster. It has a short-pitched rubber crawler that minimises vibrations and tracks that can be expanded help to improve the stability, it really is a heavy-duty machine.

Inside the cabin of this mini excavator is a large space with plenty of legroom for the operator, adjustable seating as standard and wrist rests, you might not even realise you are working! In the cabin is a digital panel that shows all the information you need including;

  • Fuel level
  • Water temperature
  • Warning lights
  • Display with time, hour and rpm

This truly versatile excavator is perfect for a large construction site to a small tight access project.

This mini excavator is ideal for digging and loading, including lifting sacks of gravel, dirt and sand. It can also be used for clearing using the dozer on the front. This machine can be used on:

  • Large construction sites
  • Small residential projects
  • Roadside projects

If you are unsure about what is the best machine for your project, then give us a ring orpop into the officefor a brew to discuss your options.

What is great about this Mini Excavator?

What Forth Plant think:

“We use this machine for the paving side of the business, it has been perfectly able to complete the jobs in the small residential areas”  

Sean Shields, Paving Team Leader


What our hirers think:

What our hirers think:

“Satisfied with the performance, more robust than others I have hired in the past”  

Typical Projects used for?

This mini excavator is great for:

  • Digging in confined spaces
  • Grading using the dozer
  • Demolition work
  • Clearing debris

Please get in touch for some prices

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Machine weight (cabin/canopy)  1720/1620 kg
Operating weight (cabin/canopy)  1795/1695 kg
Fuel Diesel
Double element air cleaner
Digging force, arm    8.3 kN
Digging force, bucket    15.9 kN
Travel speed (low range)    2.2 km/h
Travel speed (high range)    4.0 km/h
Swivelling speed    9.1 rpm
Overall length (long arm)   3710 mm
Overall height, cabin   2350 mm
Overall height, canopy   2330 mm
Rubber shoe width   230 mm
Tumbler distance   1230 mm
Dozer size (width x height)   1300 x 230 mm