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Winter & John Deere Gators: How to Get the Most Out of your Vehicle

November 18, 2019

When winter strikes, Gator UTVs can be extremely helpful when you need to get through the snow, rain, and sleet. These vehicles are made for any condition, task, or challenge throughout all four seasons of the year, including winter, when terrain can be extremely treacherous. All Gator models come ready to deal with mud, snow, and other severe weather conditions. 

The cold weather doesn’t mean you need to stop using your Gator UTV. Get prepared for winter, and be preventative before the season begins. Let’s find out more about how to winterize your machine in order to get the most out of it this season.

Meet the John Deere RSX860i: Ideal for Both Work and Play

July 15, 2015

At the beginning of July 2015, John Deere announced updates to its Gator lineup with the introduction of the RSX860i model. The John Deere RSX860i is the 2016 edition of the RSX850i high performance utility vehicle, which has been enhanced according to user feedback.

“Every adjustment and addition made to the RSX860i comes as result of our team actively listening to customer feedback,” said Mark Davey, John Deere marketing manager of Gator utility vehicles.

In honor of the updated RSX860i, let’s take a look at some of the key features that put it in the conversation as one of the best utility vehicles on the market.

Interview with Bill McKeel, East Coast Equipment: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

March 5, 2014

Dealerships are one of the key components behind what makes John Deere one of the most successful agricultural equipment producers in the world. Without these dealerships (and their employees), equipment or product purchases and servicing would be made next to impossible, crippling the agriculture industry.

Last week, we featured an interview with Dale VanSlyke of Heritage Tractor. This week, we had the opportunity to sit down with Bill McKeel, CCE sales representative of the Nashville, North Carolina, East Coast Equipment location to better understand what elements comprise a successful John Deere dealership.

Nashville ECE

Examining the John Deere Gator XUV 855D

April 13, 2012

John Deere Gator XUV 855D

The latest member of the John Deere Gator family is strong, tough, and powerful and makes the jobs that are performed while using the equipment more fun. The company describes the Gator 855D as a “fun-tastic performer,” and Horticulture Week agrees with this assessment.

According to the news source, the engineers were given free reign in the designing of the John Deere Gator 855D, and it shows. The machine is held together and given a high level of stability by a new and robust steel frame. This helps to increase the user’s confidence when climbing hills, coping with high slopes, wading through water or dashing through fields.