John Deere 5055E (2015-2022)

The John Deere 5055E utility tractor, part of the 5E Series, exemplifies versatility and reliability in agricultural operations. Built by John Deere in Pune, India, it features a robust PowerTech engine, offering up to 59 horsepower with efficient Tier IV emissions compliance. Available in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive configurations, it boasts multiple transmission options including synchronized and power shuttle variants. Its hydraulic system supports various attachments, while ergonomic design elements like power steering and optional cab ensure operator comfort. With strong lifting capacities and durable construction, the 5055E is a dependable choice for farmers seeking performance and productivity in diverse farming tasks.

John Deere 5055E Specifications
Model Year2015-2022
Series5E Series
ManufacturerJohn Deere
ProductionBuilt in Pune, Maharashtra, India
Original Price$22,207 (2017, 9-speed ROPS), $24,807 (2021, 12-speed Cab)
Engine John Deere PowerTech 3029
TypeTurbocharged diesel
Type3-cylinder, liquid-cooled
Displacement179 cubic inches (2.9 L)
Bore/Stroke4.19×4.33 inches (106 x 110 mm)
EmissionsTier IV with diesel oxidation catalyst and diesel particulate filter (DPF)
Fuel SystemElectronic high-pressure common rail
Compression Ratio16.9/1
Rated Power (EC 97/98)59 hp (44.0 kW) at 2100 RPM
StarterElectric, 12 volts
Transmission Top-Shaft Synchronized (TSS)
TypePartially synchronized
Gears9 forward and 3 reverse
Clutch279.4mm dry disc
Transmission PowrReverser
TypePartially synchronized power shuttle
Gears12 forward and reverse
Clutch279.4mm wet disc
ShuttleLeft-hand power shuttle lever
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOIndependent
Rear RPM540, 540/540E
Engine RPM540 RPM @ 2083 RPM, 540E RPM @ 1588 RPM
Mechanical Details
Drive OptionsTwo- or four-wheel drive (4WD)
SteeringPower steering
BrakesHydraulic wet disc brakes
ROPSTwo-post folding ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structure); Cab optional
TypeOpen center
Valves1 or 2 rear valves, 2 mid valves
Pump Flow11.4 gpm (43.1 lpm)
Total Flow18.2 gpm (68.9 lpm)
Steering Flow6.8 gpm (25.7 lpm)
Tractor Hitch
Rear TypeCategory II
ControlPosition and top-link draft control
At ends3968 lbs (1799 kg)
At 24″/610mm3192 lbs (1447 kg)
Rear ArmsFixed; Telescopic draft links optional
Charging SystemAlternator
ROPS Charging Amps70
Cab Charging Amps110
Battery12 volts
ROPS Battery CCA622 Ampere-hours (AH)
Cab Battery CCA925 AH
2WD Standard Tires (Ag)Front 7.5-16, Rear 14.9-28
4WD 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)
2WD Front Axle Clearance18.8 inches (47 cm)
4WD Front Axle Clearance13.4 inches (34 cm)
2WD ROPS4524 lbs (2052 kg)
4WD ROPS5511 lbs (2499 kg)
4WD Cab7054 lbs (3199 kg)
Hood62 inches (157 cm)
ROPS97.6 inches (247 cm)
Cab93.1 inches (236 cm)
Loader Attachment Options
FrontJohn Deere 512 Loader
FrontJohn Deere H240 MSL Loader
FrontJohn Deere 520M Loader
John Deere 5055E overview

The John Deere 5055E represents a cornerstone in the 5E Series of utility tractors, renowned for its blend of power, efficiency, and versatility. Produced by John Deere at their facility in Pune, Maharashtra, India, this tractor is tailored for a wide range of agricultural tasks, from field work to loader operations. Its heart is a turbocharged John Deere PowerTech 3029 engine, delivering up to 59 horsepower and complying with stringent Tier IV emissions standards through technologies like a diesel oxidation catalyst and diesel particulate filter. This ensures not only robust performance but also environmental responsibility.

Available in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive configurations, the 5055E offers flexibility to meet varying operational needs across different terrains and conditions. The transmission options include a synchronized SyncShuttle and a PowrReverser with a power shuttle for seamless directional changes, enhancing operational efficiency. The tractor features a hydraulic system with ample flow rates to support implements and attachments, coupled with precise controls like position and draft sensing for the rear hitch.

Operator comfort is prioritized with amenities such as power steering and an optional cab equipped with air conditioning, ensuring long hours in the field remain productive and comfortable. The design also incorporates safety features like a two-post folding ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structure), providing protection in case of accidental rollovers. This model is equipped to handle a variety of tasks with ease, from plowing and seeding to loader work, making it a dependable choice for modern agricultural operations seeking reliability, performance, and operator satisfaction.