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John Deere heavy-duty gator upgraded to meet growing needs of users

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

People who have used John Deere gators may notice the difference in performance, as the brakes will provide a higher level of control for users and the increased payload capacity will help to support larger operations.
People who have used John Deere gators may notice the difference in performance, as the brakes will provide a higher level of control for users and the increased payload capacity will help to support larger operations.

John Deere's ProGator 2030A diesel utility vehicle has undergone quite a change, as improvements for 2012 include the addition of hydraulic disk brakes on each wheel and a higher maximum payload capacity, according to PitchCare magazine.

People who have used John Deere gators may notice the difference in performance, as the brakes will provide a higher level of control for users and the increased payload capacity will help to support larger operations.

According to the news source, the newer version of the gator also features enhanced styling, with a green two-post frame that resembles what is put on other self-propelled machines from John Deere.

The vehicle has a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour and the company offers a choice of two- or optional four-wheel drive plus full rear and front suspension. Five steering wheel positions are offered by John Deere, to maximize driver comfort.

According to the company's website, the 22.1 horsepower engine helps operators tow up to 4,255 pounds and cut through even the muddiest and toughest terrain with ease.

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