John Deere's line of subcompact tractors offer high-end features in an economical package
John Deere’s 1023E and 1026R Subcompact Utility Tractors give the acreage and hobby farm owner the power and performance needed to easily attach and remove implements, work with greater comfort and safety, and mow large volumes of grass with a high quality of cut.
"Never before has there been this much versatility, comfort and mowing performance in the subcompact tractor market," says Garry Weegink, John Deere Tactical Segment Manager. "Our 1 Series tractors offer a wide array of features usually seen on larger tractors like a deluxe lighting package, position control 3-point hitch, and great storage for tools."
The 1023E (17.3 kW, 23.5 hp) and 1026R (18.5 kW, 25.2 hp) can accept dozens of attachments and implements, such as front loaders, mower decks, rotary tillers, and even a backhoe. Using exclusive AutoConnect technology, operators simply drive over the top of the mowing deck to attach it to the tractor.
Both tractors have a wide-stance for increased stability, and a standard folding ROPS system for roll-over protection. The 1026R also features a deluxe lighting system to enable work in low-light conditions, cruise control for mowing in open fields, tilt steering, a tool box, a 12-volt outlet, and a position control 3-point hitch which allows the operator to return to the hitch to the same height with precision and ease.
When mowing, operators can easily adjust mowing height from the seat of the tractor with the deck height adjustment knob, and process high volumes of grass with the durable 7-Iron deck, made from 7-gauge steel.
"The 1 Series is the perfect tool for property owners who need to do more than just mow the grass," says Weegink, "With the ability to quickly, easily, and safely change implements with John Deere's exclusive technology, owners will be able to achieve more than they ever expected with a subcompact tractor."
To find out more, call 0800 303 100 or visit JohnDeere.co.nz.
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