John Deere 2520 Compact Utility Tractor

MODEL NO. 2520
  • 26HP Diesel Engine
  • 4WD and Power Steering
  • Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Included Attachments:
    • Quick Park Front Loader
    • Drive Over Mower Deck
MSRP: $21,900.00
  • *SOLD OUT*
John Deere 2520 Compact Utility Tractor with Loader and Mower

This tractor package is slightly larger than the 2320 model by offering more horse power and larger tires. This package comes with a 62" Drive over deck and the quick parking front loader. This tractor is also built with a special transmission to do more heavy hauling, pushing, and dragging.

26HP Yanmar Diesel Engine
  • High-torque reserve provides plenty of power under heavy load, yet retains excellent fuel economy
  • Independent mid and rear PTO (no clutching) can be engaged or disengaged while machine is stopped or on-the-go
  • Differential lock increases traction and pulling power
  • Includes Category 1 3-Point Hitch
Easy Operation 4-Wheel Drive and Power Steering
  • Both 4-wheel drive (4WD) and power steering are standard on the 2520, allowing for excellent maneuverability and easy of operation of the tractor
  • Power steering means fewer turns of the steering wheel compared to manual steering, which becomes a valuable feature when used with a front loader or other attachments
  • High horsepower-to-weight ratio allows for easy completion of a variety of tasks, while the overall reduced weight makes for an excellent mowing tractor
Hydrostatic Transmission with Twin Touch foot controls
  • Twin Touch foot controls allow selecting both speed and direction of travel with the touch of a foot, ideal for jobs where productivity is a must
  • Infinite ground speeds, even at full throttle, to match the job
  • Large foot pedals were designed for operator comfort and allow for convenient operation of the tractor
Safety and Comfort
  • High-backed contoured seat is suspended for added operator comfort
  • Dial in the height of cut with the mid-rockshaft knob
  • Roll-Gard ROPS and seat belt ensure operator safety
Included Attachments:
  • Driver Over Mower Deck 
  • Quick Park Front Loader

See our John Deere Compact Tractor Comparison Charts: 2320 vs 2520, 2520 vs 2720

John Deere
Manufacturer Yanmar 3TNV82A
Engine HP (kW) - gross 26.4 (19.4) per ISO 97/68/EC
PTO HP (kW) - Hydrostatic transmission 20.5 (15.3) per SAE
Rated engine speed, rpm 2600
Cylinders/Displacement, cu. in. (liters) 3 / 81.2 (1.33)
Battery Size (CCA) 500
Alternator (12 volt, amp) 40
Fuel System
Type Diesel
Injection Pump Type Gear
U.S. gal./hr (L/hr) @ 100% load* 1.6 (6.2)
Fuel consumption rate should be used for comparison purposes only. ---
Std. Transmission; Forward/Reverse Hydro - 2 Range
Direction Reverser; Forward/Reverse Twin Touch pedals
Final Drive Spur gear
Brakes Wet disk
Steering Power steering
Type Open Center
Pump Rated Output, gpm (L/min.) 10.5 (39.6)
Steering 5.5 (20.8)
Implement 5.0 (18.8)
Pump Type Gear
Maximum Operating Pressure (PSI) 2418
Draft Control Type Position Control
Remote Control Valves Available 2
3-Point Hitch
Type Category I
Lift Capacity (24-in. behind link arms), lb. (kg) 1250 (567)
Power Take-Off (PTO)
Standard Standard Rear @ 540 RPM and Mid @ 2100 RPM std.
Control Independent
Clutch Wet disk
Brake (for Mid and Rear PTO) Wet disk
Final Drive
Type Spur Gear
Engage On-the-Go Rear Differential Lock Yes
Operator Station
Rollover Protective Structure OSHA, SAE, ASAE
Rigid - Foldable - Telescopic Foldable
Platform - Flat/Straddle Flat
Gear Shift Location - Console/Floor Left-Hand-Side
MFWD Dimensions
Wheelbase, in. (mm) 65.2 (1655)
Front Tread Range, in. (mm) 32.7 (830)
Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm) 12.5 (318.4)
Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft. (m) 8.2 (2.5)
Approx. Ship Wgt, lb. (kg) Open; Cab 1865 (846)
Standard Tires
MFWD ---
Front 23x8.5-12 R4
Rear 36x14.00-17.5 R4
Underhood Muffler Yes
Joystick SCV Control Yes
Inboard Planetary No
Axle Type Flanged
Brakes - Type and Control Wet Disk