Consumers can purchase a new John Deere compact utility tractor from authorized dealerships that sell tractors with smaller engines. John Deere manufactures four series of compact utility tractors sold at thousands of dealers across the United States.
As of 2015, individuals find their nearest dealer by searching the dealer locator portion of the company's website. Consumers navigate a map of the United States one of two ways, either by clicking on the map of their state or inputting an address, a city or a ZIP code. After the locale is chosen, users then narrow the search by selecting one of eight industry types or one of eight product sizes. Individuals pick compact tractors from 20 to 70 horsepower to find dealers that sell compact utility tractors.
John Deere markets its 1R, 2R, 3 and 4 Series compact utility tractors. The 1R Series allows anyone to attach mower decks, front-loading mechanisms and implements along the rear. Compact tractors in the 2R Series can change attachments in three minutes and have larger engines for heavier loads.
The 3 Series contains four-wheel drive tractors, while 4 Series tractors have functions similar to full-sized farm tractors. John Deere builds 12 machines in the compact utility tractor category. The 1R Series has the smallest compact tractors, while 4 Series machines are the largest in the class.