Superlative Subcompacts

Superlative Subcompacts
Superlative Subcompacts

We’ve all seen the city slicker wanna-be who drives a jacked-up, big-displacement V-8 pickup truck bristling with aftermarket accessories…yet has never hauled anything heavier than groceries in the back. And there are probably farmers and acreage owners who have the biggest, most powerful tractor who found it’s too big for anything but maintaining the front drive.

So that leaves people who do actual work around the homestead and need to get things done in tight spaces—and these wise ones look to a subcompact tractor to handle jobs from outside mowing and fencepost replacement to inside stall clean-out and more.

Here are nine of the most nimble subcompact tractors for your inspection. And be assured, every one can maintain the front drive.

NEW HOLLAND WORKMASTER 25S

The WORKMASTER 25S sub-compact tractor , available in open air ROPS of Cab configurations, is the perfect first step tractor for homeowners and ag-lifestylers who need a hard-working, versatile small tractor to handle the chores a garden tractor just can’t. The economical, 25-hp WORKMASTER 25S may be the smallest model in the WORKMASTER line, but it’s ready to take on your yard, landscape, gardening and property maintenance jobs. Its compact size makes it easy to operate and maneuver around obstacles and in confined spaces.

BOBCAT CT1025

The Bobcat CT1025 is an easy-to-use, versatile subcompact tractor that will help you get a variety of work done on your acreage. The nimble footprint makes it easy to use in tight areas and around buildings, while adding horsepower for tasks like mowing and using PTO-powered implements and attachments. A full 25 hp lets you operate a variety of attachments and implements.Mid-PTO provides the option of combining two tools on one machine—one in the back and either one in the front or a mid-mount mower. Engage 4WD when work and terrain demands it.

BAD BOY 3026

The Bad Boy 3026 Tractor carries unbeatable Sub-Compact and Compact performance to your farm. The longer frame size, larger tires and higher ground clearance can handle just about any workload you throw at it. Additional features: 25 hp diesel engine, 1,433 lb. loader lift capacity, selectable 4WD, 3-Range Hydro-Max transmission, power steering, 974 lb. 3-point lift capacity at 24” and 6-year powertrain warranty.

MASSEY FERGUSON GC1700 Series

The Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series is available in four models with either 22.5 or 24.5 hp. This easy-to-operate machine features cruise control, an integrated loader joystick, combining the familiar feel of a riding lawnmower with the versatility of a compact tractor. The MF GC1700 Series has a max loader capacity of 622 lbs. and a rear lift capacity of 661 lbs. Available implement, include a full-size, 6.5-foot backhoe with a 76-inch digging depth and pro-quality mower decks to tackle any homestead application.

YANMAR SA223

Yanmar’s SA223 is a hydrostatic, 4-wheel drive subcompact tractor that offers 21.5 hp It is the smallest tractor in the Yanmar lineup—the prefect tractor for narrow trails and small tasks. The front-end loader offers an 825 lbs. lift capacity at the pivot pin. There are also options for a mower and backhoe. Features added to this model include a standard differential lock, position control for the 3-point hitch, and high and low gear range.

JOHN DEERE 1025R

The John Deere 1025R Sub-Compact Tractor stands out for its versatility and power, designed for those who demand efficiency and comfort. This tractor features Twin Touch foot pedals for easy speed and direction management, standard four-wheel drive for superior traction, and a comfortable open operator station. Its efficient design allows for quick implement changes, making it ideal for a variety of tasks. With LED headlights and optional heated cab, it offers year-round functionality, embodying the perfect blend of performance and convenience.

MAHINDRA eMax 25L HST Cab

eMax series tractors come equipped with the largest engine displacement in its class—producing up to 24 hp—allowing for lower operating RPM, longer life, quieter operations, more hauling capability, and better fuel economy. An independent mid- or rear-PTO, powerful loader and fast attach//detach (with skid steer couplers) make the 25L a true workhorse. Convenient attachments include mowers, post hole diggers, rakes, box blades and more. eMax Series tractors come in both comfort cab and open station models.

KIOTI CS2220

KIOTI’s CS2220 sub-compact tractor is proof that sometimes big things come in small packages. Its 21-hp precision built KIOTI diesel engine boasts a large power output with low fuel consumption. Standard features include a tilt wheel with power steering, a joystick valve, quick attach loaders, and twin HST pedals. The joystick valve gives operators convenient, comfortable, and precise control over the loader to lift, lower and carry loads anywhere.

KUBOTA BX23S

The BX23S is ready to tackle any tough job with its standard-equipped and industry-leading LA340 Swift-Tach Loader and BT603 Swift-Connect Backhoe. The BX23S is available in 21.6 gross engine horsepower and includes 4WD, an open station ROPS or an optional dealer-installed cab, and an HST Transmission. The BX23S can comfortably and efficiently perform a variety of daily tasks including gardening, landscaping, trenching and general property maintenance tasks.

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