Big Kioti and Upgrades Unveiled

Kioti unveils heavy iron DK90, and upgrades.

Kioti Tractor Division of Korea's Daedong Industries has been known mainly for smaller horsepower compact tractors, until now. The new DK90 is a 90 horsepower machine rated at 78 hp. at the power take-off, with a Category II hitch capable of lifting 5,290 lbs.

The DK90 is powered with Daedong's 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled turbo-diesel engine which displaces 268.5 cubic inches and is rated at 2,200 rpm. A fully-synchronized shuttle transmission has 16 forward and reverse speeds with push-button 4WD. A rear differential lock is standard, as is a 540/1000 rpm PTO.

Forward ground speeds range from .15 to 21.13 mph.

Kioti Tractor Division introduced its new DK90 "Premium Tractor" at Sunbelt Ag Expo recently. The 4-

cylinder, turbo-diesel powered machine offers a fully synchronized 16-speed shuttle transmission, a Category II hitch and a lift capacity of 5,290 lbs. 24 inches aft of the hitch.

The DK90 comes standard with telescoping hitch ends and stabilizers, creeper speed gear, side mount hydraulic couplers, dual remote hydraulic valves, a joystick for loader operation, hydraulic power steering (separate pump), hydraulic brakes, hand and foot throttles, tilt steering, AM/FM Radio with CD player and iPod cable, and front and rear window wipers.

Optional equipment includes air conditioning, front end weights, a third remove hydraulic valve and a rear sub cylinder.

Available implements for the DK90 include a front end loader, backhoe, box blade, rotary tiller, rotary cutter, aerator, landscape rake and a rear-mounted mower.
MSRP on the DK90 is $47,950.

CK20S and LK30

Kioti's CK20S and LK30 both have received new EPA-compliant engines and upgraded hydraulics compared with earlier models.

The CK20S comes with a single-pedal control, two-stage hydrostatic transmission and a mid and rear PTO standard.

CK20S gets new EPA-compliant engine and single-pedal control two-range hydrostatic transmission. Upgraded hydraulics also mark the 2008 CK20.

The LK30 has a new higher-capacity hydraulic pump for add-on implements, along with a live PTO and dual stage clutch. Also, a new 8X8 synchronized shuttle shift transmission is matched well for front end loader operations, with the shuttle control mounted near the steering wheel for less obstructions on the floor.

The LK30 also comes in a TLB package which includes a heavy duty front end loader and a quick attach backhoe.

For more information on the new smaller tractor packages, visit

Available as a TLB package, the new LK30 is prepackaged with a heavy duty front end loader and a quick

attach backhoe. Outside the package, the LK30 meets new EPA regulations and has improved hydraulics and a new shuttle-shift transmission.

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