John Deere 2030

John Deere 2030 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 2030 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1971 – 1975.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 2030 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 2030 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factories: Dubuque, Iowa, USA
  Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Original price: $9,000 (1975 )

John Deere 2030 Power

Engine: 68 hp
50.7 kW
Drawbar (claimed): 51 hp
38.0 kW
PTO (claimed): 60.34 hp
45.0 kW
Drawbar (tested): 50.42 hp
37.6 kW
PTO (tested): 60.65 hp
45.2 kW

John Deere 2030 Electrical

Ground: negative
Batteries: 1
Battery CCA: 370
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 2030 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: power assist
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Open operator station. Optional two-post ROPS with canopy.
Transmissions: 8-speed
  16-speed partial power shift


Fuel: 19.5 gal
73.8 L
Hydraulic system: 10 gal
37.9 L


Type: closed center
Capacity: 10 gal
37.9 L
Pressure: 2250 psi
155.1 bar
Pump flow: 6 gpm
22.7 lpm (transmission)
  8.5 gpm
32.2 lpm (remotes)
  18.5 gpm
70.0 lpm (optional)
Total flow: 14.5 gpm
54.9 lpm
  24.5 gpm
92.7 lpm *Optional

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II/I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: live
Rear RPM: 540
Mid PTO: optional
Mid RPM: 1000

Title serial numbers

Location: Right side of grill or transmission case.

photo of 2030 serial number

1972: 134700
1973: 157109
1974: 187301T (USA)
1974: 140000L (Germany)
1975: 213360T (USA)
1975: 145500L (Germany)

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my John Deere 2030? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

John Deere 2030 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 219.4 ci
3.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.02×4.33 inches
102 x 110 mm
Power: 68 hp
50.7 kW
Compression: 16.2:1
Rated RPM: 2500
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 6 qts
5.7 L
Coolant capacity: 12 qts
11.4 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 2030 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Collar Shift
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 40 qts
37.9 L *Transmission oil shared with hydraulics
Standard transmission. Two selector levers. Right lever has four gear selections. Left lever has high and low ranges, plus reverse and park.

John Deere 2030 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 85.75 inches
217 cm (straight axle)
  79.375 inches
201 cm (swept axle)
Length: 139.5 inches
354 cm
Width: 69.5 inches
176 cm
Height (hood): 55.75 inches
141 cm
Height (exhaust): 81.25 inches
206 cm
Shiping weight: 4800 lbs
2177 kg
Operating weight: 5230 lbs
2372 kg
Front tread: 49 to 75 inches
124 to 190 cm (straight axle)
Front tread: 49 to 74 inches
124 to 187 cm (swept axle)
Front tread: 60 to 88 inches
152 to 223 cm (straight extra-wide)
Front tread: 53 to 73 inches
134 to 185 cm (heavy-duty)
Rear tread: 54 to 78 inches
137 to 198 cm

John Deere 2030 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1084

Nebraska Tractor Test 1084
Gasoline 16-speed 2WD
October 23 – November 3, 1971
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1084 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 60.34 hp
45.0 kW
Fuel use: 5.5 gal/hour
20.8 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 55.38 hp
41.3 kW
Fuel use: 4.8 gal/hour
18.2 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 49.03 hp
36.6 kW
Fuel use: 5.7 gal/hour
21.6 l/hour
Gear 5-Hi used for power test.
Max pull: 6,340 lbs
2875 kg
Gear 3-Lo used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 1085

Nebraska Tractor Test 1085
Diesel 16-speed 2WD
October 23 – November 4, 1971
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1085 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 60.65 hp
45.2 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 55.23 hp
41.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.4 gal/hour
12.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 50.42 hp
37.6 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour
Gear 5-Hi used for power test.
Max pull: 6,472 lbs
2935 kg
Gear 3-Lo used for pull test.


Is John Deere 2030 a good tractor?

The John Deere 2030 is one of the great tractors in the John Deere stable, and it has earned John Deere a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere 2030 take?

Check out the John Deere 2030 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 John Deere made the 2030?

The John Deere 2030 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1971 – 1975

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 2030?

Lookup right side of grill or transmission case.

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