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Getting the most out of your John Deere Compact Utility Tractor

John Deere Compact Utility Tractors may seem small, but they offer the ideal power and size for working around any property, regardless of how big or small. These tractors range from 23 to 46 horsepower and can equip hundreds of attachments, implements and accessories. Their size, power and maneuverability combined with their wide range of attachments make these tractors extremely versatile.

How versatile are they?

With a compact utility tractor, you can easily handle chores like mowing, gardening, landscaping, driveway maintenance, digging and more. If you're looking for more ideas, here's a list of over 50 projects a John Deere Compact Utility Tractor can handle. We're not saying you need a to-do list that long, but if you're looking to get the most out of your tractor, a to-do list is a good place to start. Jotting down a few projects will give you an idea of what implements you need to get the job done.

What implements should you use?

What better way to get more out of your tractor than to add implements?

You'll find that you can handle most jobs with only a handful of implements. We recommend filling your shed with a front-end loader, box blade, rear blade, and rotary cutter or grooming mower to start. These tools will be enough to take care of the most common jobs you'll face. Check out this guide on the top 4 implements for a compact utility tractor for more details on why we picked them.


A well-oiled machine is only well-oiled if it's well-oiled. Take a few maintenance precautions to reap the full benefits of your tractor.

  1. Follow the service intervals. Years of experience has helped develop these intervals. Checking in on your tractor's health is the best way to keep it running like new.
  2. Use the preferred oil, fuel, filters, and other lubricants and coolants. Put good in, get good out.
  3. Live by the operator's manual. The operator's manual can seem to go on and on, but getting the best from your machine means learning more about it. Break it out and you'll have all the information you could ever need on servicing your tractor.

Putting a little into your tractor will keep it running for years and years to come. For more tips on getting the most out of your tractor, come by your local Hutson store or contact us by filling out our online form.

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