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Which compact Tractor?

Updated: Jul 27, 2021




If you have a farm or smallholding and wonder which compact tractor for sale is right for you, this article might be a useful read. In reality, there is no best compact tractor, only one that's best suited to your requirements, so you ought to take into consideration what you want to use the tractor for, how often you'll use it, and work out a reasonable budget.


What do you want to use a tractor for?

It seems like a simple question, but this is probably one to sit down and think about with some paper and a pen in hand. Compact tractors are used for all sorts of jobs, but they are only performed as good as the tractor implements you attach to them, so make a list of the type of jobs you need to do about your property tractor attachments you'll require.


Compact tractor attachments

The benefit of purchasing a compact tractor for sale is that there are so many tractor implements that you can take the manual work out of almost any job. A shortlist of popular compact tractor attachments for sale include:

  • Flail mowers

  • Rotavators

  • Rotary tillers

  • Power harrows

  • Hedge cutters

  • Tractor diggers and excavators

  • Front end loaders and 4 in 1 bucket

  • Power sweepers for roadsides and driveways

  • Tipping trailers

  • Posthole borers

  • And so on...

Start by going over the above list and then think about what items would make life simpler around your property and what jobs and equipment are a priority. There's an essential reason for this - you might be able to save a significant amount of money in the long term purchasing the PTO driven compact tractor attachments for sale with the tractor as a bespoke tractor package deal.