Wheel Loader R540

Industrial Equipment

The R540 is designed to handle the most challenging jobs with a tough and reliable Kubota engine, excellent breakout force and superior maneuverability. The newly designed cab and multi-function joystick with integrated auxiliary valve switch will keep you working efficiently from start to finish with operator comfort all year round.

Engine & Maintenance

Powered by a Kubota 47.9HP Tier 4 final engine for reliability and features low noise, low vibration and low fuel consumption.

The engine bonnet opens wide to the rear giving you easy convenient access to all the key maintenance points, reducing downtime and costs. The new modern digital display with digital meter is easy-to-read and displays error messages to keep the operator fully informed of loader and engine conditions. Fuel level indication buzzer sounds to prevent overfilling.

Standard Pre Cleaner to keep dust and dirt away from engine and extend filter life while reducing maintenance costs.


New modern digital display, with a bright display making it easy to read. Machine functions and diagnostic indicators monitor the machine. The R540 offers a supremely comfortable operator space, with a wide entry and ample leg room to a fully adjustable suspension seat the R540 is designed to reduce stress and fatigue while operating in comfort. Hanging style foot pedals for increased foot space and a cleaner floorboard appearance. Optional bright LED headlights available. Low clearance of 2460mm (Canopy)/2480mm (Cab) allows you to work under low-hanging eaves and hard to get to areas also with easy travel under low bridges.


Long dumping reach (805mm) and high dumping clearance (2150mm) makes all types of dumping jobs literally within reach, like quickly dumping into truck beds. Standard self-leveling function to keep the bucket level while operating. Standard with .4m3 capacity GP bucket with teeth and strong breakout force of 2661kgf. Increased wheelbase from 1950mm (R065) to 2000mm (R540) and 2% more rated operating capacity from 1315 to 1345kg with a bucket. Reinforced main frame where the loader arms mount. Loader arms taper in towards the cab for better operator visibility.


Multi-function joystick now pilot control operated with integrated auxiliary valve switch for smoother operation and easy access to all major loader functions.

Load sensing transmission automatically shifting from high speed/ low torque to low speed/high torque, so as load condition’s change so do the R540’s speed and torque. With the touch of a button, you can reduce the maximum travel speed while maintaining full aux. hydraulic power.

4WD and limited slip differential allows you to power through challenging terrains like mud, sand and snow, when one front wheel slips the power is transferred to the opposite wheel restoring traction allowing you to power through to firm ground.


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