Compact tractors work hard for your acreage
Every acreage has needs that only a tractor can fulfill— hauling, lifting, pulling, mowing, cleaning…the list is endless.
That’s why the most popular tractors these days are compact in size with enough horsepower—24 to 50 hp, more or less—to get the job done with a minimum of fuss.
Here are nine to get to know.
Outfitted with a large and aggressive tire package that provides high ground clearance and stability over challenging terrain, the YANMAR SA424 is made for tough conditions. The YANMAR 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled diesel engine provides 23.9 horsepower with high fuel efficiency. An accessible open-station design, the SA424 is easy to climb on and off, and features a comfortable seat position that puts every instrument and control at your fingertips. The beefy front loader can hoist up to 1,200 pounds of anything you wish to lift.
Yanmar America Corporation
Made to tackle tough jobs at an affordable price, New Holland’s compact tractors are powered by durable, fuel-efficient engines. With the Workmaster 25, this three-model lineup offers power from 24.4 hp up to 40 hp, and attachment packages that can include loaders, mid-mount mowers, and backhoes. All models feature a big-tractor backbone with heavy castings for the engine, transmission, and rear axles for a long, trouble-free life.
New Holland Agriculture
Featuring bold new styling, Massey Ferguson 1800 E and 2800 E Series compact tractors are an economical choice for those looking for a dependable, versatile, and easy-to-use tractor. Made with 3- or 4-cylinder Iseki diesel engines—depending on model—five E-Series models range from 24 to 57.3 hp. The E Series compacts are standard equipped with an 8F x 8R Synchro Shuttle transmission; an optional 3-range hydrostatic transmission also is available. Designed with a dual-pump, high-flow hydraulic system, operators can throttle back to reduce noise and still have full steering and implement control.
Massey Ferguson – AGCO
Kubota’s new L60LE Series offers two cab models and two ROPS models. Ranging from 37 to 42 gross horsepower, the Limited Edition Series offers an array of deluxe features at an affordable price point. Kubota’s electronic HST Plus Transmission comes standard on all models and provides easy control and increased productivity. All cab and ROPs modes are built with a heavy-duty large chassis, Kubota diesel engine, all metal hood and fenders, wide operator station, and premium operator comfort.
Kubota Tractor Corporation
The KIOTI DK10SE comes standard with an eco-friendly Tier 4 Daedong common rail diesel engine offering excellent fuel efficiency and low noise levels. With 40- to 58-hp (depending on model) the DK10SE Series use performance-proven, heavy-duty HST drives. The three-range transmission—offering Hi/Mid/Low settings—with twin pedal operation makes the operator’s job easy, smooth and safe. Convenience is continued with an illuminated dashboard, toolbox, center ridge hood marker to guide sightlines and a liftable hood for direct access to maintenance components.
KIOTI Tractor Division
DAEDONG - USA, INC.
The Branson 2515R and 2515h tractors provide smaller horsepower on a bigger chassis—25 hp—and are available with manual 12 speed synchro shuttle transmission (2515R) or a 3-range Hydro-max hydrostatic transmission (2515h). Hydro-max is a synchronized auto acceleration system. Plus, it is one of the heaviest tractors in this segment, fully 3,014 pounds. The 2515 models have cast iron rear ends and transmission housing with a powder coat finish to protect from UV rays and less cracking during cold weather. They also feature a loader lift capacity of 2200 pounds.
Branson Tractor North America
Farmall compact 55C
The Farmall compact 55C tractor is built for a deluxe operator experience and still get the job done. This 55 hp model comes in both cab and non-cab configurations and features a standard 16x16 mechanical transmission or an optional 3-range hydrostatic transmission. The step-through operator platform provides easy entry and exit with plenty of room to maneuver. An intuitive control layout turns novice users into expert operators. The Farmall 55C comes with an adjustable seat, 360-degree sightlines, and handy storage compartments.
Encompassing the 3025D, 3035D and 3043D models, Deere’s 3D Series compact tractors are equipped with a gear-drive transmission and available in three horsepower offerings, 25-, 35- and 43-hp with a weight of 2,778 pounds. The 3D Series features a gear-driven transmission, with two ranges and four speeds each, offering a total of eight in forward and reverse. The location of the fender-mounted gear shift lever provides superior comfort and enhanced control: no shifting gears between the knees. A loader is available, and is powered by a two-pump hydraulic system.
Deere & Company
The latest addition to LS Tractor’s compact line-up is the MT225s, offering premium-tractor amenities loaded with value. Power comes from a durable three-cylinder 24 hp diesel. Features include an ergonomically-designed integrated loader joystick and electric PTO. The flat operator platform and premium seat provides comfort, while a two pedal and three range hydrostatic transmission offers precision ground speed control. Available attachments include a front loader, backhoe, mid-mount mower, and a box blade.
LS Tractor USA