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Sub-compact utility tractors versus garden tractors
John Deere Compact Tractor

Sub-compact utility tractors versus garden tractors  
When to select a sub-compact utility tractor versus a garden tractor
Comparable features

Select Family™ X700 Ultimate™ Tractors

For the ultimate in mowing, these tractors can also tackle a wide variety of yard chores, including loader and landscaping work.
  • Gas- or diesel-powered models
  • Two-wheel drive and full-time four-wheel drive(4WD) models
  • Two-wheel steer and four-wheel steer models
  • 121.9-cm (48-in.), 137.2-cm (54-in.), 152.4-cm (60-in.), and 157.5-cm (62-in.) mower capability
  • No rollover protective structure (ROPS)
  • Optional rear power take-off (PTO)
  • No backhoe compatibility
  • Optional Category 0 3-point hitch

1 Family Sub-Compact Utility Tractors

Ideal for loading, mowing, tilling, and snow removal.
  • Diesel powered
  • 4WD
  • Two-wheel steering
  • 137.2-cm (54-in.) and 152.4-cm (60-in.) mower capability
  • Foldable ROPS
  • Standard rear PTO
  • 260 Backhoe compatibility
  • Standard Limited Category 1 3-point hitch
When to select 1023E Tractor versus 1025R Tractor
Comparable features

1023E Tractors
  • 23.5 gross hp*
  • Fixed steering
  • Basic seat
  • Select control hitch
  • Front lighting
1025R Tractors
  • 24.2 gross hp*
  • Tilt steering
  • Deluxe seat
  • Position control hitch
  • Front and side lighting
  • Cruise control standard
  • Toolbox standard
  • Floor mat standard
  • 12-V outlet standard
* As per 97/68/EC international organization for standardization (ISO) at rated speed.
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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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