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John Deere 3E Series

John Deere Compact Tractor

John Deere 3E Series competitive features and benefits  
Realtractor features, power, and capability fits neatly into a standard garage
These are features of The 3E Series Compact Utility Tractor has real-tractor features, power, and capability that fits neatly into a standard garage. And also has up to 38 engine hp available, along with dozens of compatible implements, and high-capacity (HC) hydraulics. The 3E Series fits neatly into a standard budget.



3E Series



Engine HP*

Power take-off (PTO) hp*







*Engine hp (kW), gross SAE J1995: 31.1 (22.3) at 2500 rpm, PS
**Engine hp (kW), gross SAE J1995: 37.3 (27.4) at 2500 rpm, PS
  • Twin touch pedals – clearly labeled directional pedals provide 3E Series operators with simple, comfortable-to-use hydrostatic control and make it a snap to find just the right speed for the task at hand.
  • Independent PTO - with standard independent power for PTO-powered implements, the 3E Series is ideal for property owners with chores like tilling and rotary cutting.
  • Open operator station - budget flexibility meets comfort and convenience in the 3E Series Open Operator Station. Operators will appreciate features like the ergonomic seat and convenient access to controls.
  • Powerful diesel engine - with up to 38 available hp*, the 3E Series may be a compact utility tractor, but there is nothing compact about its performance
  • Simple, intuitive controls - color-coding (orange for throttle and shifting, black for hydraulics, yellow for PTO) and intuitive layout for controls make the 3E Series easy to use for any operator.
  • Factory-installed loader option - the power of the 3E Compact Utility Tractor and versatility of the John Deere D160 Loader, now in one ready-to-work package.
  • Simple configuration – basic and powerful with limited optional configurations available, the 3E Series is the answer for customers seeking a basic spec machine – with all the performance expected in a John Deere.
  • Four-wheel drive (4WD) - with 4WD standard on the 3E Series, harder chores and tough ground conditions do not stand a chance. Do more with power to all four wheels.
  • High-capacity hydraulics - higher flow rate and lower cycle times translate into a 3E Series tractor with serious hydraulic power. Load and lift. Dig and dump… with confidence. Plus, add optional field-installed rear-hydraulic kit for even more versatility.
  • 3-point hitch – versatile with its standard, category-1 3-point hitch, the 3E Series is compatible with dozens of John Deere and Frontier™ implements. From rotary cutters to post hole diggers, to tillage tools, the 3E Series can handle it all.
*Manufacturer’s estimate of power (ISO) per SAE J1995.
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Engine horsepower and torque information for non-Deere engines are provided by the engine manufacturer for comparison purposes only.
Actual operating horsepower and torque will be less. Refer to the engine manufacturer's Web site for additional information.
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