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Buyer’s Guide to Small Tractors

Buyer’s Guide to Small Tractors Near Victoria, TX

Whether you are a small farmer, landscaper, or your average Texas homeowner, a small tractor can be very useful to your operation. In the world of small tractors, there are many to choose from so not one size fits everybody’s needs. John Deere offers 1-4 Series compact tractors that have different capabilities and strengths. At Shoppa’s Farm Supply, we want to guide you in the right direction to find the perfect match for your application. If you are in Victoria, TX, and looking for a small tractor, keep reading to see what we have in store.

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John Deere 1 Series

Horsepower: 21.5-23.9

Strength: Easy-to-use

Overview: The 1 Series is the perfect introduction to compact and subcompact tractors. The 1023E and 1025R are great for helping out with chores around your property without too much effort on your end. This series includes features such as the easy implement swaps, durable 4WD and power steering to make operation smooth and easy so you can work without any hiccups. Not to mention, the 1 Series tractors are the most affordable options, so you can manage your property without spending a pretty penny.

John Deere 2 Series

Horsepower: 24.2- 36.7 hp

Strength: Fine-tuned engineering

Overview: The 2 Series have a few more controls that allow you to complete jobs around your property with greater precision and are excellent for landscaping projects. Whether you are working on residential or commercial properties, you can ensure the grass has the perfect cut with the John Deere signature CommandCut controls. This allows you to adjust the height of your cut to your liking with just the turn of a dial. The TwinTouch controls allow you to change directions easily with the touch of a pedal, no clutching necessary. In addition, the larger frame makes for increased stability.

John Deere 3 Series

Horsepower: 24.7- 45.3 hp

Strength: Multi-terrain capabilities

Overview: The 3 Series are our most flexible compact tractors. Composed of the 3D, 3E, and 3R tractors, you can choose a model that is best suited for your application. The 3D tractors offer a simple gear transmission along with a heavy-duty drivetrain that is ideal for PTO-driven implements and hilly terrain. The 3E tractors include the standard hydrostatic transmission with TwinTouch controls along with a powerful diesel engine that optimizes fuel economy. Finally, the 3R tractors have everything the 3E offers along with premium features such as multiple transmission options, optional ComfortGuard cab, and attractive exterior styling.

John Deere 4 Series

John Deere 4 series

Horsepower: 43.1-65.9 hp

Strength: Heavy-duty capabilities

Overview: The 4 Series offer the most power and strength of all the compact tractors. Powered by a naturally aspirated or turbocharged engine, these tractors are capable of doing some of the same jobs as standard utility tractors. The heavy-duty options have category 1 and 2 implement compatibility for increased productivity. There are also multiple transmission options including the eHydro and PowrReverser transmission. Increase visibility in multiple conditions with 4 included work lights. The 4R tractors provide more premium features to make working easier such as hitch assist, auxiliary 3-point hitch control, and, of course, the optional ComfortGuard cab.

With all these great options it can be hard to just choose one. If you need additional assistance or have any questions, we are here to help! Contact us today or visit us face-to-face at our Victoria, TX location. We look forward to seeing you!

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