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Kubota U17-3

1.7T Excavator

Machine details

The Kubota U17-3 is a great machine if you want to take on a tough job in a tight space. This versatile compact excavator delivers the power you need, the control you want, and the smooth performance you demand for a productive day. The Kubota U17-3 zero-tail-swing ensures excellent balance, stability and fast operation, making the U17-3 ideal for jobs in congested urban areas.


Operating Weight: 1700 kg

Machine Dimensions: L 3545 mm x  W 990/1240 mm x H 2340 mm

Dumping Height: 2440 mm

Digging Depth: 2310 mm

Digging Force: 15 kn

Lifting Capacity: 320 kg @ 3 m radius  over front blade down

Speed: 2.1 – 4.1  km/h

Fuel Capacity: 19 L

Ground Pressure: 26.47 k Pa

Request pricing

We have daily, weekly and monthly rental prices at competitive rates. Please contact us if you wish to inquire about our special deals for long-term rentals or large volume-based projects.


At EquipmentShare, we have the newest and highest-quality equipment in the industry meaning better-performing machines, and more up time on site.

Some of the standard features on this excavator:

· Expandable Rubber Tracks

· Exceptional Fuel

· Improved Pump Capacity

· Strong Lifting Capacity

· Strong Bucket Breakout Force

· Digital Dash Panel

· Easy to operate joy sticks with armrests

· Front attachment/bucket

· Zero Tail Swing

· Counter Balancing Technology

· Adjustable comfort

· Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS)

· Falling Object Protective Structures (FOPS)

Safety Notes

At EquipmentShare, safety is at the fore front of our operations and we extend this attitude to our employees, contractors and the community in which we operate.

For your safety, the following appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are to be worn at all times during machine operation:

· Suitable eye, hearing, safety hat and protective clothing is required when using this machine.

· Operator must be licensed and sufficiently experienced.

· Hazardous materials such as engine/heater exhaust gases can be harmful or fatal. Do not operate in enclosed or confined spaces such as tanks, pits and other enclosed areas. Use only outside, in well-ventilated areas. Please inform your site manager if you’re concerned about any materials.

Ear protection
Helmet & protective glasses
Fully covered steel cap footwear
Driver holds relevant licence
Protective clothing
Hazardous materials
Protective gloves
Sun protection
Respiratory protection

Transport and delivery

At EquipmentShare, we pride ourselves in delivering world-class customer service. Our responsive customer service and logistics team will ensure that you get the right machine at the right place and time. Our in-house transport system allows us to do quick deliveries in the Auckland region and we can deliver any equipment of up to 10 tonnes.

Please see below for our different methods of transportation:

· A suitable trailer or truck is required. Maximum excavator weight on a trailer is 1.7 tonnes.

· For any machines weighing above 10 tonnes, we will use an external provider.

· Please see machine weight and dimensions under"specifications".

· Delivery charges will apply.

· In-house transport is subject to availability.

Please see our non-urgent, standard delivery times below:

First delivery run  - 10 am
Second delivery run - 1 pm
Third delivery run - 3 pm
Fourth delivery run -  5 pm

For urgent deliveries or any queries regarding deliveries, please call our operations team on 0212772019 or email

Instructions for use

We recommend that you first take a few minutes to review all safety documents and external surroundings on the job site.

A little preparation before starting a job can go a long way in the success of a project. Please take some time to read the "Instructions for Use" document (see link below) for before, during and after operation. This sheet should be given to the site supervisor if the equipment is being hired for commercial use so that the information is available to all users:

Read instructions for use

Damage Waiver

For your peace of mind, a 10% charge for "Damage Waiver" will apply on all rentals. If you have an existing hired plant insurance policy, contact EquipmentShare to see if the equipment can be added to your current rental insurance policy.

Click here for more information about the “Damage Waiver”


We have a wide range of attachments available for most jobs and machines. Please email or call us if the attachment you're looking for is not on the list below:

Excavator Buckets

Augers & Drive Units

Rock breakers      

Compaction Wheels

Frequently asked questions

Lifting capacity
Working range

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