Using hundreds of customer inputs, John Deere's engineers have upgraded the company's line of skid steer and track loaders under the new E-Series moniker.
Gregg Zupancic, product marking manager for Deere, says the five skid steer models and four new compact track loaders are "the finest examples of customer-driven product development the John Deere Commercial Worksite Products Group has ever offered."
The large-frame machines feature a flat floor with 25% more foot room than previous models, and all sport significantly reduced noise levels. All models include low-effort electro-hydraulic controls for additional ease of operation and operator comfort.
Other new standard features include connect-under-pressure auxiliary hydraulic couplers, and new courtesy lighting that automatically shuts off the machine lights after operation.
The mid-frame models have optimized boom design to boost boom and bucket breakout ratings throughout the lift path. It also offers greater reach at truck-bed height and increases lift height to the hinge pin.
Yanmar diesel engines in 3.3L or 3.1L displacement power the new lineup, and all will conform to Tier 4A emission standards if they are under 75 hp. or Final Tier 4 standards if they are under 75 hp.
The E-Series consists of nine total models including three large frame skid steers (326E, 328E and 332E), and two mid-frame skid steers (318E and 320E), along with two large frame compact track loaders (329E and 333E), and two mid-frame CTLs (319E and 323E).
For more information, visit www.JohnDeere.com.
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