Review By : Allen on Sep 22 2008 12:00AM
Price Paid : $0.00
Years of Use : 1-year
Implements : Shredder, Disc Harrow, Bail Spears(F & R), Rake, Post Hole Digger, Box Blade, FEL, Spin Groomer
Purchased From : Knox Tractor
Strengths Good utility tractor that is back to the basics! This 60 horse tractor is one stout puppy and very heavy. One thing that you must watch for is that you will break any weak implements.
Weaknesses You must have very strong implements, this thing will break normal category 1 implements with ease. We have fried a howse 50 hp gear box shredder under normal use within hours. get the step up with this tractor.
Also we have broken a couple of front steering knuckles, the first one was because of a factory defect at the axle and the second was a defect in the knuckle at the base of the threading. I wouldn't worry about this too much because we use the KISS keep it simple senor at our barn and they don't watch ruts they run in with the tractor. The brush hog was ran all in specs when it broke.
I would like a stronger FEL, but I think that may not be reasonable at this price point.
The electrical isn't that great, but it has never caused any problems other than fuel and tach doesn't work sometimes. This really isn't a problem for me, as i don't care for any electronics on a utility tractor like this.
Our original dealer sucked, but Mahindra has steped up and another dealer has been GREAT!
Overall We are considering another one with the price/performance of this tractor you just can't find anything better without going to the grey market which i wouldn't ever consider.
Parts : 10 Performance : 10
Ease of Use : 10 Financing : 8
Reliability : 8 Overall : 9