2018 Gehl V420 Vertical-Lift Skid Loader

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V420 Vertical-Lift Skid Loader



Key Features
  • Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised (mm): 144" (3653)
  • Rated Operating Capacity (kg): 4,200 lbs. (1905)
  • Power (kW): Gross 120.7 hp (90)
  • Overall Operating Height - Fully Raised: 186.8 in.
  • Height to Hinge Pin - Fully Raised: 144 in.
  • Overall Height to Top of ROPS: 82.0 in.
  • Ground Clearance to Chassis: 7.3 in.
  • Overall Length with Bucket: 158.5 in.
  • Overall Length without Bucket: 121.5 in.
  • Wheelbase: 54.6 in.
  • Dump Reach - Fully Raised: 39.5 in.
  • Rollback at Ground: 31 deg.
  • Dump Angle: 31 deg.
  • Overall Width: 79.5 in.
  • Bucket Width: 84 in.
  • Clearance Circle - Rear: 70.5 in.
  • Clearance Circle - Front without Bucket: 50.8 in.
  • Clearance Circle - Front with Bucket: 88.5 in.
  • Seat to Ground Height: 41.2 in.
  • Rollback at Specified Height: 100 deg.
  • Dump Height: 114.8 in.
  • Departure Angle: 19 deg.
  • Standard Specification Tire Size: 14.00 - 17.5 HD
  • Make: Deutz
  • Model: TCD 3.6 Tier IV
  • Gross Power @ rpm: 120 hp @ 2,200
  • Displacement: 220 cu.in.
  • Maximum Torque @ rpm: 354 ft.-lb. @ 1,600
Hydraulic System
  • Auxiliary Hydraulics - Standard: 32 gpm
  • High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics - Option: 40.8 gpm
  • Reservoir Capacity: 16.75 gal.
  • Rated Operating Capacity: 4,200 lb.
  • Fuel Tank: 40 gal.
  • Travel Speed - Maximum: 10.7 mph
  • UREA/DEF Tank: 4.0 gal.
  • Operating Weight: 11,665 lb.
  • The Gehl V420 skid loader is a shining example of Gehl's superior innovation and well thought-out product development.
  • Thick steel plating and heavy-duty pins and bushings strengthen the loader for heavy-duty work.
  • The re-designed chassis aids in superior weight distribution, which further enhances stability.
  • Electronic engine control and electronic foot and electronic hand throttles allow operation at partial throttle, reducing sound levels and fuel consumption (not available with hand/foot controls).
Operator's Cabin
  • The operator's compartment on the V420 skid loader provides a safe and comfortable working environment for operators of all sizes.
  • Cab forward design enhances the view to the bucket. Level II FOPS is standard equipment.
  • Standard mechanical suspension seat and optional air-ride suspension seat provide enhanced levels of comfort.
  • New side-folding restraint bar and armrests with multiple adjustments enhance operator safety and comfort.
  • Extra-large side screens combined with a low-profile lift arm design provide a wide field-of-view to the side work areas.
  • Optional pressurized sealed cab enclosure with sound reduction material and rear-mounted air filter provide a cleaner and quieter operating environment.
  • Dome light, cup holder, 12-volt socket and storage tray.
  • Domed, wide-view glass door option reduces glare and provides optimal visibility to the lift arm, work tool and front work area. Large top, front window provides a clear view of the lift arm in its higher lift positions.
  • LCD display replaces gauges and is customizable to user preference.
  • Controls on the Gehl V420 skid loader are ergonomically designed to reduce operator fatigue and increase productivity.
  • New upper-left and upper-right instrument panels provide easy readout and switch access.
  • Infinitely adjustable proportional auxiliary hydraulics.
  • Adjustable joystick handles provide ease of operator control with minimal effort, reducing fatigue.
  • Hydraloc™ system applies brakes whenever the operator raises restraint bar, leaves the operator's seat or switches off the ignition.
Engine Features
  • The Gehl V420 skid loader comes equipped with the power to tackle virtually any job.
  • Hydraulic fan with swing-out cooler reduces fuel consumption, reduces noise levels, and provides improved service access.
  • Automatic grid heater engine intake heating system provides superior cold-weather starting.
  • Engine servicing points are readily accessible.
  • Engine has conventional water/ethylene glycol liquid-cooled design.
  • Dual element filter and pre cleaner are standard.
Hydraulics Features
  • When maximum hydraulic power is needed to run demanding attachments, the V420 Skid Loader is equipped with the tools to get the job done right.
  • Standard proportional auxiliary hydraulic control gives the operator the ability to adjust attachment speeds with infinitely adjustable flow control.
  • High system pressure delivers more hydraulic muscle to power demanding attachments and deliver superior lifting and breakout forces.
  • Lift cylinders incorporate cushioning for smoother operation when lowering the lift arm.
  • Standard Hydraglide™ ride control system allows the lift arm to “float" when transporting loads, minimizing loss of material, and increased operator comfort.
  • Standard auxiliary detent allows the operator to set attachment for continuous operation.
  • Pilot-controlled hydrostatic transmission with direct engine coupling provides high operating efficiency.
Attachment System
  • A full line of Edge attachments and accessories are designed specifically to fill operators' needs, making their V420 the most versatile machine on the job site. Popular attachments are listed below.
  • Augers
  • Cold Planers
  • Bulk Material Buckets
  • Silage Defacer
  • Snow Removal
  • Stump Removal Bucket
  • Tree Shears
  • Tree Puller/Grabbing Tool
Lift Arm
  • The V420 skid loader vertical-lift arm design was created for maximum reach, superior strength and optimal operator visibility.
  • Low-profile lift arm design provides outstanding forward and side visibility.
  • Single-plane lift arm design features a heavy-duty timing link, upper-rear channel support and large diameter pivot pins, providing best-in-class vertical and lateral strength and rigidity, as well as exceptional rear visibility.
  • Four-point support through dual bucket cylinders and two lift arm stop blocks on the front of the main frame evenly distribute digging forces.
  • Large engine cover is hinged and positioned by gas-springs to assist lifting and holding in place, and allows for easy return to closed/operating position.
  • At Gehl we know ease of serviceability is very important to our customers. The model V420 skid loader is sure to exceed their expectations.
  • Large rear door easily opens on hinges on right side, allowing full access for servicing and maintenance.
  • Swing-out cooler provides improved access to engine bay area.
  • Entire cabin structure tilts rearward with a gas strut/spring for easy internal service access.
  • Coded wiring takes the guesswork out of electrical system identification.
  • Drive chains and axle bearings are sealed systems that require no maintenance.
  • Cabin filter is located on the top of the operator structure allowing it to pull more clean, fresh air and less debris.
  • Rear side panels can be removed with the lift arm in the raised or lowered position.
  • Hydraulic tank dipstick allows for simple and fast hydraulic fluid checks.
  • Check engine coolant quickly through the handy sight gauge.
A - Per SAE J818, SAE J732 and ISO 14397 B - Two-speed is optional on V270 and standard on V330 C - Weight of base unit with standard equipment, standard bucket and 175 lb. operator and full fuel tank



Engine Type
TCD 3.6 Tier IV
Engine Manufacturer
120 hp
Rated RPM
2,200 rpm
Fuel Capacity
40 gal.


SAE Rated Operating Capacity
4,200 lb.
Max Ground Speed
10.7 mph
Tire Size
14.00 - 17.5 HD
158.5 in.
79.5 in.
82.0 in.
11,665 lb.
54.6 in.


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