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The History of the Compact Tractor


The compact tractor has been a staple of rural life since the 1960s, when people began to migrate away from urban areas in search of more space. Since then, the compact tractor has seen many improvements and advancements in technology, making it an invaluable tool for farmers and homeowners alike.


In the early days of the compact tractor, they were mainly two-wheel drive models with a "two large, two small" configuration. This design was popular because it allowed for greater maneuverability and ease of use on smaller plots of land. However, as farming techniques became more refined, so did the needs of tractors. In response to this need, four-wheel drive tractors began to appear in the 1960s. These four-wheel drive tractors had improved traction and stability on uneven terrain and could handle heavier loads than their two-wheel drive counterparts.


In 2000, Kubota shook up the residential equipment market again by introducing even smaller compact tractors that could fit into tight spaces and offer more power than ever before. These new Kubota compact tractors had engines ranging from 18 to 40 horsepower and featured advanced features such as hydrostatic transmissions and cruise control.


Today's modern compact tractors are even more powerful than ever before thanks to technological advances such as turbocharged diesel engines and computerized controls. They can be used for a variety of tasks such as plowing fields, mowing lawns, digging trenches, hauling materials, or even snow removal. With their versatility and reliability, it's no wonder why these machines have become so popular over the years!


No matter what your needs may be, there is sure to be a compact tractor that will meet them. Whether you're looking for something small enough to fit into tight spaces or something powerful enough to handle heavy loads, you're sure to find what you need with today's wide selection of compact tractors.


Kioti compact tractors are the perfect choice for those looking for a reliable and powerful machine to get the job done. With a range of models from 21 to 140 hp, Kioti offers a tractor that will fit any need. Their tractors come with a factory 5 year warranty and are designed with an ecological engine that produces minimal noise and emissions. Whether you're looking for something small or large, Kioti has a tractor that will meet your needs.


If you're looking for a reliable and powerful compact tractor, then look no further than Kioti. With Beckside Machinery being the UK's number one dealer, you can be sure that you'll get the best advice and assistance in finding the perfect model for your smallholding. So don't delay - get in touch with Beckside Machinery today to discuss what models and implements are suitable for you!



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