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Buyer’s Guide to John Deere E 100 Series Tractors

John Deere offers nine different models in their E 100 series in ranges of 42, 48 and 54-inch cuts, with different features available on each model depending on what you’re looking for. All features are the John Deere quality that you expect from a company like John Deere.

The E100 is the only model in the John Deere E Series lineup that uses a CVT transmission. The CVT is continuously variable so it’s a mechanical transmission. Basically, just shift it in forward and push the pedal. The further you push it the faster it goes. This is a more economical transmission and has a nice entry-level price point. 

The rest of the models in the John Deere E Series lineup have a hydrostatic transmission which is operated off two pedals. From the operator’s seat, you have a forward pedal. The further you push the faster it goes and the same goes for the reverse pedal. The further you push the faster it’ll back up. 

The John Deere E 100 Series tractors comes standard with a higher back seat. All the controls are community mounted up on the dash. There is and electric PTO clutch to engage the mower deck while the throttle and choke are all in one lever. The control handle off to the side is for your height of cut. It adjusts easily for less effort to the operator. 

These tractors also come standard with a cup holder and little glove compartment. They are all equipped with a Briggs and Stratton engine designed to John Deere specifications, but some of the engines have a large oil filter canister.  

The canister allows you to do a quick oil filter change. The oil is stored in the container and you just twist this filter off like you would on automotive filter. The oil is right in the cartridge and then you just replace with a new filter. There’s no drain plugs and no mess. The oil is stored right up in the cartridge so depending on the model you will find that quick change filter system on some of the tractors in the John Deere E Series lineup. 

As mentioned before, there are nine different tractor models in the John Deere E series. Some of the different features you’ll see are front bumpers, a larger seat with more support that is also adjustable to give you more support in your back. As you move up the line of John Deere E 100 Series tractors, you’ll notice larger front and rear tires to give you better traction or if you have rougher terrain it gives you a little nicer ride.

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