John Deere 1050

John Deere 1050 Compact Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 1050 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1980 – 1989.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 1050 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

John Deere 1050 Production

Distributor: John Deere
Manufacturer: Yanmar
Type: Compact Utility tractor
Factory: Japan
Original price: $10,415 (1983 )
Original price: $15,000 (1989 )

John Deere 1050 Power

Engine (gross): 37 hp
27.6 kW
Drawbar (claimed): 28 hp
20.9 kW
PTO (claimed): 33 hp
24.6 kW
Drawbar (tested): 27.25 hp
20.3 kW
PTO (tested): 33.41 hp
24.9 kW

John Deere 1050 Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 1050 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: manual
Brakes: differential mechanical internal expanding shoe
Cab: Two-post ROPS.
Transmission: 8-speed sliding gear


Fuel: 11 gal
41.6 L
Hydraulic system: 6.875 gal
26.0 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 6.875 gal
26.0 L
Pressure: 2030 psi
140.0 bar
Pump flow: 7.5 gpm
28.4 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I
Control: mechanical center-link depth sensing

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: live*Two-stage foot clutch.
Rear RPM: 540
Engine RPM: 540@2260

John Deere 1050 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Yanmar 3T90T
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 105 ci
1.7 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.54×3.54 inches
90 x 90 mm
Power (gross): 37 hp
27.6 kW
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 20.4:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 7 qts
6.6 L
Coolant capacity: 6.5 qts
6.2 L

John Deere 1050 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: sliding gear
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: 255mm mechanical dry disc
Oil capacity: 28.5 qts
27.0 L

John Deere 1050 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 68.9 inches
175 cm
Length: 122 inches
309 cm
Width: 65 inches
165 cm
2WD Height (hood): 55.1 inches
139 cm
4WD Height (hood): 54 inches
137 cm
Front tread: 49 inches
124 cm
Rear tread: 51 to 75 inches
129 to 190 cm

John Deere 1050 Weight
2WD Shipping: 2933 lbs
1330 kg
4WD Shipping: 3142 lbs
1425 kg
4WD Operating: 3400 lbs
1542 kg
Ballasted: 4140 lbs
1877 kg

John Deere 1050 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1327

Nebraska Tractor Test 1327
Diesel 8-speed 4WD
October 8, 1979 – October 12, 1978
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1327 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 33.41 hp
24.9 kW
Fuel use: 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 33.42 hp
24.9 kW
Fuel use: 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 27.25 hp
20.3 kW
Fuel use: 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull: 3,466 lbs
1572 kg
Gear 4 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 1050 a good tractor?

The John Deere 1050 is one of the great tractors in the Yanmar stable, and it has earned Yanmar a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere 1050 take?

Check out the John Deere 1050 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 Yanmar made the 950

The John Deere 1050 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1980 – 1989

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