March 7, 2021

Kubota Introduces SVL97-2 Compact Track Loader

Kubota Makes Big Improvements with SVL97-2 Compact Track Loader

The SVL97-2 joins the Kubota compact track loader line and offers the kind of dependable power and productivity users have come to expect from the brand. With improved DEF systems, in-cab technology, and overall performance, the SVL97-2 will replace the SVL95-2 at dealerships beginning this month.

10-Second Summary

  • Model: Kubota SVL97-2
  • Replaces the SVL95-2
  • 96-horsepower engine has 3,200-lb. operating capacity
  • 7,961 lbs of breakout force
  • 3.4-ft reach max height
  • Comes with telematics
  • Re-engineered DEF system
  • Improved cab seals
  • Coming to Kubota dealerships later this month

Kubota on the Newest Compact Track Loader

Kubota’s new SVL97-2 sets the bar for our compact track loader line with standard equipped telematics, rearview camera, lockable DEF door and a newly redesigned DEF System. Our SVL line has been a core product offering within the construction equipment marketplace, and the enhancements available on this unit keep Kubota at the top of its game.

Patrick Baker, Kubota construction equipment product manager

New and Improved

This Compact Track Loader brings some power and tech improvements to your jobsite. The SVL97-2 features a 96-horsepower engine with a rated operating capacity of 3,200 pounds at 35% tipping load.

This Kubota Compact Track Loader also provides 7,961 pounds of breakout force and offers a 3.4-foot reach at max height.

Kubota has also improved the DEF system. By re-engineering it altogether, the company has been able to markedly improve the loader’s long term reliability and productivity.

In terms of technology upgrades, the Kubota SLV97-2 has some new bells and whistles that ought to streamline your operations further. It comes standard with telematics. This allows you to monitor the machine’s health and location, giving you some peace of mind.

The SLV97-2 features a rear-view camera that you can set to display constantly for better visibility behind you. Kubota offers optional front LED work lights as well.

Kubota also improved the seals around the cab to reduce the amount of dust and water entering your work space.


Kubota tells us that the SLV97-2 Compact Track Loader should start showing up at your local Kubota dealership later this month.

For more information about the line of Kubota Compact Track Loaders, including the SVL97-2, check out the website by clicking here .

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