John Deere 4720

John Deere 4720 4000 Twenty Compact Series Technical Specifications

John Deere 4720 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2005 – 2014.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 4720 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 4720 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Compact Utility tractor
Factory: Augusta, Georgia, USA

John Deere 4720 Power

Engine: 58.1 hp
43.3 kW
PTO (claimed): 50 hp
37.3 kW
PTO (tested): 51.77 hp
38.6 kW

John Deere 4720 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 70
Battery CCA: 770
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 4720 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: wet disc
Cab: Two-post foldable ROPS. Cab optional with heat and air-conditioning.
Transmission: hydrostatic


ROPS Fuel: 14.5 gal
54.9 L
Cab Fuel: 13.8 gal
52.2 L
Hydraulic system: 9.6 gal
36.3 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 9.6 gal
36.3 L
Pressure: 2500 psi
172.4 bar
Pump flow: 12 gpm
45.4 lpm *Advertised rate. During testing, actual hydraulic flow as 11 GPM.
Total flow: 17.1 gpm
64.7 lpm
Steering flow: 5.1 gpm
19.3 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 2500 lbs
1134 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540
Mid PTO: independent*Optional
Mid RPM: 2100

John Deere 4720 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 4024T
turbocharged diesel
liquid-cooled vertical
Displacement: 148.9 ci
2.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.386×4.134 inches
86 x 105 mm
Power: 58.1 hp
43.3 kW
Air cleaner: paper and felt elements
Compression: 20.5:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Torque: 155 lb-ft
210.2 Nm
Torque RPM: 1440
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 2.9 hp
2.2 kW
ROPS Coolant capacity: 6.4 qts
6.1 L
Cab Coolant capacity: 8.8 qts
8.3 L

John Deere 4720 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: eHydro
Type: hydrostatic
Gears: infinite 3-range forward and reverse
Oil capacity: 38.4 qts
36.3 L
Oil type:

0oF [-17oC]^ : Deere HY-GARD
100oF [37oC]v : Low-visc HY-GARD

The eHydro uses a three-position range lever and two foot pedals, one for forward and one for reverse. The foot pedals must be released, and tractor stopped, to change range. The eThrottle feature allows the tractor to automatically manage engine speed.

John Deere 4720 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 71.5 inches
181 cm
Length: 128.2 inches
325 cm
Width: 65.6 inches
166 cm *Minimum width with R1 tires.
  91.9 inches
233 cm *Minimum width with R4 tires.

John Deere 4720 Weight
Operating: 3860 lbs
1750 kg *Tractor equipped with ROPS.
Max capacity: 8820 lbs
4000 kg
Max Drawbar: 1103 lbs
500 kg

John Deere 4720 Height
Hood: 62 inches
157 cm
ROPS: 97.2 inches
246 cm
Cab: 92.4 inches
234 cm

John Deere 4720 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1855

Nebraska Tractor Test 1855
Diesel eHydro 4WD
August 31 – September 2, 2005
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1855 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 51.77 hp
38.6 kW
Fuel use: 3.3 gal/hour
12.5 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 51.77 hp
38.6 kW
Fuel use: 3.3 gal/hour
12.5 l/hour


Is John Deere 4720 a good tractor?

The John Deere 4720 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 4720 take?

Check out the John Deere 4720 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 4520

The John Deere 4720 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2005 – 2014

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