John Deere Diesel Engines

20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About John Deere Diesel Engines

March 20, 2013

John Deere & Company has a long history of providing quality diesel engines to its customers, from its first in 1949 to today’s Tier 4 PowerTech engine. This post features 20 interesting facts that you may not know about John Deere diesel engines.

  1. Since 1949, Deere has designed and manufactured diesel engines.
  1. The first Deere diesel engine, found in the Model R, produced 51 horsepower and was the first to offer a live power take-off (PTO) with its own clutch.

First John Deere Diesel Engine