There are two models in the Python® 5000 series. Choose a model that fits your situation.

Each of Python®'s products has the best performance depending on the type of fuel available and, accordingly, the type of engine installed. Get Python® 5000 for use outside of North America and Europe, and Python® 5000+ for use in North America, Europe, and other countries. You may need to do a further search for information on available fuels for each country.
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All Python® produced after 2021, whether 5000 or 5000+, will be painted Python® Yellow. If you want the product to be painted white or another colour, an additional fee and work period will be incurred.
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Python® 5000 (Tier 3)
Outside of North America or Europe


The Python® 5000 is for use outside of North America or Europe, in locations that do not have access to Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel.
 
The Python® 5000 is a self-propelled pothole patching machine that will save you money while keeping your streets and roads well-maintained. It will make long-lasting patches using standard asphalt mixes, and it has the unique ability to make continuous repairs to long cracks and joins in the road. One person can easily carry out the entire patching operation without ever leaving the comfort and safety of the operator’s cab.


Python 5000 (Tier 3): Outside of North America or EuropePython® 5000 (Tier 3)
Note that the paint colour and decal of the vehicle in the image have been upgraded to a new version.


Dimensions:
• Gross Weight: 28,220 lbs. (12,800 kg) 
• Curb Weight: 18,000 lbs. (8,170 kg)


John Deere 4045 HF 485, EPA Tier 3Engine:
• Manufacturer: John Deere 4045 HF 485, EPA Tier 3
• Power Rating: 173 HP (129 kW) @2400 rpm 
• Peak Torque: 476 lb.ft. (645 N-m) @1500 rpm - Displacement: 275 cu. in. (4.5 litres)

Read more: Python 5000 (Tier 3)

Python® 5000+ (Tier 4 Final)
Inside of North America or Europe + All other countries require ULSD fuel


The Python® 5000+ has the same great patching abilities as our tried and true Python® 5000. The Python® 5000+, however, features a Tier 4 Final, Cummins engine to meet current environmental standards. It can repair potholes in nearly all weather conditions, at a fraction of the time and a fraction of the cost of other methods. It keeps road workers safe and protects vehicles and drivers from damage and injury caused by poorly maintained roads. 
The Python® 5000+ makes long-lasting repairs using standard asphalt mixes – either hot or cold and has the unique ability to make continuous repairs to long cracks and joins in the road. One person can keep your roads in good repair all year round.


Dimensions:
• Gross Weight: 28,120 lbs. (12,760 kg) 
• Curb Weight: 17,900 lbs. (8,120 kg)


Cummins QSB 4.5, EPA Tier 4 Final Engine
Engine:

• Manufacturer: Cummins QSB 4.5, EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage IV
 
• Power Rating: 173 HP (129 kW) @2500 rpm 
• Peak Torque: 520 lb.ft. (705 N-m) @1500 rpm - Displacement: 275 cu. in. (4.5 litres)


Read more: Python 5000+ (Tier 4 F)