Meet 8 subcompact tractors that get the work done
Around the acreage, there’s always something to mow, pull, lug, carry, lift, dig, plow, chop, or drag. Add in buildings, trees, terrain, and other confounding items, and your big tractors just won’t fit.
Enter the subcompact tractor, the mighty mini-me that doesn’t take up much space—and is far cheaper to operate—than full-size equipment, but offers enough power to get your work done.
Check out the latest 2022 models here.
The easy-to-operate CT1025 sub-compact tractor packs a lot of power into a small frame size to efficiently mow and complete light-duty projects on your small acreage. Larger than lawn and garden tractors, it offers a limited Category 1 three-point hitch for using implements, hydrostatic transmission for clutch-free forward and reverse movement, and rear and mid-PTO powered by a 25-hp diesel engine. Four-wheel drive is standard.
Doosan Bobcat North America
With hundreds of hours of customer feedback shaping and molding its design, the 1025R offers more of everything you want in a sub-compact tractor. More power, more features, and more versatility. The 1025R has a 25.2-hp, three-cylinder diesel engine and hydrostatic transmission. Four-wheel drive (4WD) and power steering are standard equipment. Additional features include the deluxe seat and suspension, tilt steering, toolbox, and deluxe lighting kit.
Deere & Company
CX2510 HST Cab
Featuring year-round capabilities, KIOTI’s CX2510 HST Cab tractor features a factory-installed full-size cab with air conditioning and heat—providing an ideal working environment regardless of the season. The model also comes equipped with tilt steering, an illuminated dashboard, and an adjustable premium suspension seat with dual armrests. Like other CX Series models, the CX2510 HST Cab features a 24.5-hp KIOTI engine and an adjustable right side lift rod and top link for ease of use.
Powered by a Yanmar 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled diesel engine for power and fuel efficiency, performance is complemented by an operator’s platform that was designed for comfort—the SA424 is easy to climb on and off, features a comfortable seat position. and puts every instrument and control at your fingertips. The front loader can lift a category-leading 1,200 pounds. The SA424 is outfitted with a large and aggressive tire package that provides increased ground clearance and greater operational stability over challenging terrain.
Comprised of the BX1880, BX2380, BX2680 and BX23S, this subcompact tractor series is available in 4WD in both a ROPS or an optional-dealer installed cab with an HST transmission. Available engine choices range from 16.6 to 24.8 hp. The BX80 Series maintains versatility with attachments and implements to get any job done—attach mid-mount mower decks, front loaders, front- and rear-mounted snowblowers, or a full line of Land Pride implements. The BX23S comes standard with the LA340 Swift-Tach Loader and BT603 Swift-Connect Backhoe.
Kubota Tractor Corporation
The series is available in four models—the 23 hp MF GC1723 E and MF GC1723 EB and the 25 hp MF GC1725 M and MF GC1725 MB. A full range of attachments is available, including the BH2720 backhoe, capable of digging up to 6.5 feet deep, and three different full-floating, mid-mount belly mowers in 54- or 60-inch widths. Additional attachments include a front end loader, dozer blade and more. Cruise control and integrated loader joystick make for a comfortable, easy operating experience.
The 25 hp Workmaster 25S tackles chores a garden tractor can’t handle. It’s powered by a 3-cylinder engine and dual-pump hydraulic system. The steering pump provides smooth, hydrostatic power steering and the implement pump delivers powerful hydraulic flow to implements and to the 3-point hitch. Four-wheel drive and cruise control are standard. The Workmaster 25S is backed by the free Boomer Guard6 Limited Warranty with 2 years of bumper-to-bumper coverage plus an extra 4 years of powertrain protection.
New Holland Agriculture
The 25 hp Steiner 450 tractor is an all-season machine that can tackle a wide variety of tasks for your large acreage property, from snow blowing to aerating to mowing with more than a dozen attachments. The new flail mower attachment helps you go from brush cutting to finish mowing without changing out the attachment. It also features a unique, articulating and oscillating frame that remains secure even on slopes and uneven terrain.