Cub Cadet 5252

Cub Cadet 5252 Sub-Compact Utility tractor Technical Specifications

Cub Cadet 5252 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2004 – 2008.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Cub Cadet 5252 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Cub Cadet 5252 Production

Manufacturer: Cub Cadet
Type: Sub-Compact Utility tractor
Original price: $7,000 (2007)

Cub Cadet 5252 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: regulated flywheel coil
Charging amps: 20
Battery CCA: 500
Battery volts: 12

Cub Cadet 5252 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: external dual disc
Cab: Two-post foldable ROPS.
Transmission: hydrostatic


Fuel: 5.6 gal
21.2 L
Hydraulic system: 5 gal
18.9 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 5 gal
18.9 L
Valves: 1 (optional)
Total flow: 5.5 gpm
20.8 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I
Rear lift (at ends): 1,025 lbs
464 kg
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 680 lbs
308 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: electric
Rear RPM: 540 (1.375)
Mid PTO: independent
Mid RPM: 2000

Cub Cadet 5252 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Displacement: 45.6 ci
0.7 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.27×2.64 inches
83 x 67 mm
Power: 25 hp
18.6 kW
Compression: 9:1
Rated RPM: 3600
Idle RPM: 1500-3600
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 2.1 qts
2.0 L
Sparkplug gap: 0.030 inches
0.762 mm

Cub Cadet 5252 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: hydrostatic
Gears: infinite forward and reverse

Cub Cadet 5252 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 55 inches
139 cm
Length: 85 inches
215 cm
  103 inches
261 cm (with hitch)
Width: 45 inches
114 cm
Height: 51 inches
129 cm
Height (ROPS): 77 inches
195 cm
Weight: 1200 lbs
544 kg
Ground clearance: 5 inches
12 cm


Is Cub Cadet 5252 a good tractor?

The Cub Cadet 5252 is one of the great tractors in the Cub Cadet stable, and it has earned Cub Cadet a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Cub Cadet 5252 take?

Check out the Cub Cadet 5252 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Cub Cadet made the 5252?

The Cub Cadet 5252 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2004 – 2008

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