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John Deere 1023E Sub Compact Utility Tractor

John Deere 1023E Tractor Mower Loader Package 

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John Deere 1023E Sub Compact Utility Tractor

The 1023E is the introductory model of the John Deere 1-Family.  This tractor was designed with the estate owner in mind and prides itself on being easy to use and versatile, all at an affordable price.
With standard features like foot pedal hydrostatic drive, power steering, and easy on and off attachments this small tractor is perfect for first time owners.
The 1 Series 1023E Tractor offers the value-minded customer a high-quality, versatile and cost-effective tractor from John Deere. Assembled in the U.S.A. at John Deere’s Augusta, Georgia factory,this tractor is designed for the customer who desires the power and productivity of a compact utility tractor, yet is value oriented and price conscious.

The 1023E Tractor has a 22.4 gross horsepower (PS) three-cylinder engine. Hydrostatic transmission and 4-wheel drive (4WD) are in the base equipment.

A wider wheel base and overall width gives the tractor great stability for those uneven terrains. The 1023E Tractor meets the needs of customers who place a high priority on comfort, versatility, productivity, and reliability.

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Clean & Silent 23HP Diesel Engine
  • Interim Tier 4 (IT4)-compliant Yanmar Diesel Engine
  • Compact, high-performance 3-cylinder isolated diesel engine with low vibration
  • High-torque reserve provides plenty of power under heavy load, yet retains excellent fuel economy
  • Single-piece side panels and front grille screen provide excellent air flow and can be removed for easy and quick access to the engine
  • Horizontal exhaust discharges fumes away from the operator station, reducing noise and improving operator visibility and comfort

Easy Operation 4-Wheel Drive and Power Steering
  • Both 4-wheel drive (4WD) and power steering are standard on the 1023E, allowing for excellent maneuverability and easy of operation of the tractor
  • Narrow overall width allows the 1023E to work in tight areas where most compact tractors cannot fit
  • 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



Manufacturer John Deere
SKU 1023E
Engine Brand Yanmar
Engine Power 22 hp
Displacement 55 cu in
Cylinders 3
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Starting System Electric Key Start
Oil Filter Yes
Air Filter Heavy Duty Canister
PTO Horse Power 15 hp
Aspiration Natural
Rated Engine Speed 3200 rpm
Torque 36.3 lb-ft
Product Weight 1345
Length, Overall 102.6
Width, Overall 47.3
Height, Overall 68 (ROPS Down)
Front Tire Size 18x8.5-10 R4
Rear Tire Size 26x12-12 R4
Ground Clearance 7.7
Wheelbase 57.1
Fuel System
Fuel Capacity 5.6
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Delivery System Indirect Injection
Transmission Hydrostatic
Drive Wheels MFWD
Differential Lock Yes
Cruise Control No
Transmission Options N/A
Ranges 2
Final Drive Spur Gear
Power Steering Yes
Turning Radius 7.4 ft
Tilt Steering No
Engine Warranty 6 Year Warranty
Commercial Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Operator Station
Roll Over Protection (ROPS) Foldable
Platform Semi-Flat
Cab Enclosure Aftermarket
Attachment Compatibility
Front Blade Yes
Front Snowblower Yes
Mid Mount Mower Yes
Backhoe Yes
Front Loader Yes
Volts 12 V
Alternator 40 amp
Hydraulic Type Open Center
Total Hydraulic Output 6.3 gpm
Steering Output 2.8 gpm
Implement Output 3.5 gpm
Max Operating Pressure 2,000 psi
Draft Control Type Select Control
Remote Control Valves Dual Mid Valves, Optional Rear Valves
3-Point Hitch
Hitch Category Limited Cat. I
Hitch Lift Capacity 681
Power Take-Off
Standard PTO 540rpm Rear, 2100rpm Mid
Optional PTO N/A
PTO Control Independent
Brake Type Wet Disk
Brake Pedal Left Hand Pedal
Lift Capacity Max 955lbs

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