John Deere 5055E (2013-2014)

The John Deere 5055E, part of the 5E Series and produced between 2013 and 2014 in Pune, India, is a robust utility tractor designed for versatility and reliability in agricultural operations. It features a turbocharged diesel engine delivering 55 horsepower, complemented by options like SyncShuttle or PowrReverser transmissions for efficient power management. With its four-wheel-drive capability, hydraulic wet disc brakes, and a two-post folding ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structure), the 5055E ensures operator safety and comfort. It offers flexible hydraulic and PTO configurations, making it suitable for various farming tasks from planting to harvesting, backed by John Deere’s reputation for quality and durability.

John Deere 5055E (Updated Model 2013-2014) Specifications
Model Year2013-2014
Series5E Series
TypeUtility tractor
ManufacturerJohn Deere
Original Price$26,685 (2014 9-speed ROPS)
Engine (gross)55 hp (41.0 kW)
PTO (claimed)45 hp (ROPS) (33.6 kW)
Displacement179 ci (2.9 L)
Bore/Stroke4.19 x 4.33 inches (106 x 110 mm)
EmissionsTier II
Rated Power (EC 97/98)55 hp (41.0 kW)
Rated RPM2400
Firing order1-2-3
Starter volts12
Transmission SyncShuttle
TypePartially synchronized
Gears9 forward and 3 reverse
ClutchDry disc
Transmission PowrReverser
TypePartially synchronized
Gears12 forward and reverse
ClutchWet disc
DriveFour-wheel drive
SteeringHydrostatic power
BrakesHydraulic wet disc
SafetyTwo-post folding ROPS. Cab optional.
TypeOpen center
Rear valves1 or 2
Mid valves2
Pump flow11.4 gpm (43.1 lpm)
Total flow18.2 gpm (68.9 lpm)
Steering flow6.8 gpm (25.7 lpm)
Tractor Hitch
Rear TypeII
ControlTop link draft sensing
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm)3192 lbs (1447 kg)
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOIndependent
ClutchMechanical or Electro-hydraulic (optional)
Rear PTO Type540 (1.375) or 540/540E (1.375)
Charging systemAlternator
Battery volts12
Standard tires (ag)Front 9.5-24. Rear 14.9-28
Wheelbase80.7 inches (204 cm)
Length137.8 inches (350 cm)
Width57.3 inches (145 cm)
Height (hood)53.8 inches (136 cm)
Height (ROPS)93.9 inches (238 cm)
Height (Folded ROPS)75.7 inches (192 cm)
Weight5070 lbs (ROPS) (2299 kg)
3604 lbs breakout (at 800mm) (1634 kg)
Specs of41° dump
John Deere 5055E overview

The John Deere 5055E exemplifies the essence of a modern utility tractor, renowned for its versatility and robust performance across a spectrum of agricultural tasks. Built as part of John Deere’s 5E Series, this model was manufactured in Pune, India, combining global engineering excellence with local manufacturing expertise to meet the demands of diverse farming conditions.

At its heart lies a turbocharged diesel engine, the John Deere PowerTech 3029, delivering a reliable 55 horsepower. This engine not only meets Tier II emissions standards but also offers optimal fuel efficiency and torque, essential for powering implements such as plows, tillers, and mowers. The choice between a 9-speed or 12-speed transmission—SyncShuttle or PowrReverser—provides farmers with flexibility in handling various field and road speeds, ensuring efficient power transfer and seamless gear changes.

Designed for maneuverability and ease of operation, the 5055E features hydrostatic power steering and hydraulic wet disc brakes, enhancing control and safety in challenging terrain. The availability of a two-post folding ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structure) or an optional cab with electro-hydraulic PTO engagement further underscores its commitment to operator comfort and safety, enabling extended hours of operation in diverse weather conditions.

Hydraulically, the tractor is equipped with an open-center system capable of delivering a total flow of 18.2 gallons per minute (68.9 liters per minute), sufficient for operating hydraulic implements and ensuring responsive steering. The rear three-point hitch, with options for one or two rear valves and two mid-mounted valves, supports a lifting capacity of up to 3,192 pounds (1,447 kilograms), ideal for attaching and adjusting implements according to field requirements.

In terms of dimensions and weight, the 5055E strikes a balance between compactness and stability, with a wheelbase of 80.7 inches (204 centimeters) and a total weight ranging from 5,070 pounds (2,299 kilograms) for the ROPS version to 5,732 pounds (2,600 kilograms) for the cab-equipped model. This design ensures agility in tight spaces while providing ample traction and stability on varying terrain.

John Deere 5055E stands as a testament to John Deere’s commitment to innovation and reliability in agricultural machinery. With its blend of power, efficiency, and operator-centric features, this utility tractor continues to serve as a dependable workhorse for farmers worldwide, supporting a wide range of farming operations from small-scale enterprises to larger agricultural endeavors.