There are two different variants of the John Deere 5055 utility tractor available. These are the John Deere 5055E which this review is about as well as the John Deere 5055D, which is a slightly different machine for a number of reasons. The John Deere 5055E gets it’s power from a John Deere designed and built diesel PowerTech 3029 turbocharged engine. This engine has a total volume of 2.9 liters and consists of 3 cylinders. It uses a liquid cooling system to prevent overheating and has a total power output of 55 hp. The power from this engine is transferred to the wheels using a SyncShuttle transmission system that gives the JD 5055E 9 gears when traveling forward and only 3 for reversing.The fuel tank can hold a maximum of 68.1 liters (18 US gallons) of diesel.
The top speed of the John Deere 5055E is 26.8 kph (16.6 mph). The JD 5055E uses hydrostatic power steering to make operation and driving the machine relatively easy and unstressful. The 3 point hitch on this utility tractor has a maximum capacity to hold up to 1447 kg (3192 lbs) safely. The hydraulic wet disk brakes on this tractor offer superior braking.
The series 5E, category 2, 3 point hitch on the John Deere 5055E is compatible with a large range of attachments from mower decks to backhoes, making this utility tractor highly useful around small farms, parks and gardens. You can actually purchase the JD 5055E with 3 different configurations. There is a 2WD, 4WD and MFWD versions which all have different weights. Similar models to this one include both John Deere 5045 utility tractors as well as the John Deere 5055D (obviously). If you own a 5055E, then please let other potential buyers know more about it by leaving a review below. Make sure to fill in all the details on what attachments you use with it as well as any other pertinent information.
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