2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose

2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose

2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose Specifications


Engine model Kubota
Engine configuration In-Line
How many cylinders 2
Types of power cycles Four-stroke
Brake horsepower/kW 48.3 / 36
Horsepower RPM 5750
Type of cooling system Liquid
Valves 6
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Valve types and configurations Double OverHead Camshaft
Engine displacement (cubic centimeters/cubic inches) 851 / 51.9
Starter Type Electric
Type of Fuel Gas
Carb +
Number Of Carburetors 1
Carburetor system Carb


Transmission Type CVT
Number Of Speeds 2
Primary drive front Shaft
Reverse +
High low range selector +

Wheels & Tires: Front (F), Rear (R):

Rims material Steel
Tube / Tubeless Tubeless
F Tire Diameter 25
R Tire Diameter 25
F Tire Width 10
F Wheel Diameter 12
R Tire Width 10
R Wheel Diameter 12
F Tire Brand 25 x 10 – 12
R Tire Brand 25 x 10 – 12
Tread Type All Terrain


Front Hydraulic Disc Brake
Rear Hydraulic Disc Brake
Engine Braking Std

Suspension: Front (F), Rear (R):

ATV F suspension system Independent Double A-Arm
F Travel (millimeters/inches) 9 / 229
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load +
ATV R suspension system Independent
R Travel (inches/millimeters) 8.5 / 216
ATV R shock absorbers 2
Air Adjustable


Steering system Power
Steering controller Steering Wheel

Technical Specifications:

Overall length (foot) 9.75
Overall width (inches/millimeters) 63.2 / 1605
Overall heigth (inches/millimeters) 79.5 / 2020
Wheelbase (in/mm) 80.5 / 2045
Turning Radius (ft) 13.1
Ground Clearance (in/mm) 9.8 / 249
Front Tread Width (in/mm) 52 / 1320
Rear Tread Width (in/mm) 52 / 1320
Length (foot/foot) 9
Length (foot/inches) 9
ATV dry weight (pounds/kilograms) 1761 / 799
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs) 1435 / 651
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs) 1550 / 703
Fuel tank capacity (gallons/liters) 8.6 / 32.7
Performance Std


Seat Type Bench
Material Vinyl
Folding seat
ATV seats 2
ATV rows 1
Grab Rail or Strap Std


ATV frame material Steel
Front MudGuards
Rear MudGuards +
Front Bumper Std
Front Fender Flairs Std
Rear Fender Flairs Std
Full Length Skid Plate +
Cab Cage Std
Cab Rollbar Std
Cab Door Material Hard
Cab / Bed Divider Std


Digital Instrumentation Std
Odometer Std
Shift Light Std
Speedometer Std
HourMeter Std
Low fuel level indicator Gauge
Voltage Meter Std


Basic warranty (Mo./Condition) 12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Mo.) 0


ATV Type Utility
Made in Japan
Introduction Year 2018
Minimum manufacturer age recommended 16
Parent Company Kubota
Full name RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose
Photo Gallery Std

Towing & Hauling:

Size (in/cm) 2 / 5.1
Rear Hitch Type Receiver
Front Hitch Type Receiver

Drive Line:

Driveline Type Selectable 4X2 / 4X4
Number Of Driveline Modes 2
Rear Unlocking Differential +
Limited Slip Differential Location Front
Differential Lock Location Rear


Power Outlet Std
Seat Belts Std


Underseat Storage Std
Number Of Cupholders 2
Bed Length (in/mm) 40.5 / 1030
Bed Height (in/mm) 11.4 / 290
Bed Width (in/mm) 57.5 / 1465
Bed Capacity (lbs./kgs.) 1000 / 454
Cargo Bed Tilt +
Cargo Bed Material Steel
Bed Volume (ft3/m3) 15.2 / 0.4
Glove Box / Dash Storage Std


Headlight Mounts Std
Halogen Headlight (s) Std
Tail Light / Brake Light Std
Headlight (s) Std
Type Halogen

Paint & Finish:

Metallic color

1 thought on “2018 Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick General Purpose”

  1. Wonderful machine,but the Mitsubia SM 17 a
    Starter has failed on my friends 2016 XG sidekick 850! The outer magnets of the starter case have come unglued and jammed up the starter. Has this issue been resolved on the 800 DOLLAR NEW STARTER???????
    Looking forward to your reply
    Tom Heyer
    Machine was purchased from Messicks
    Farm Equipment

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