John Deere 5210

John Deere 5210 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 5210 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1998 – 2001.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5210 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 5210 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Original price: $21,795 (2001 )

John Deere 5210 Power

Engine: 53 hp
39.5 kW
PTO (claimed): 45 hp
33.6 kW
PTO (tested): 46.16 hp
34.4 kW

John Deere 5210 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
ROPS Charging amps: 40
Cab Charging amps: 60
Battery CCA: 700
Battery volts: 12
ROPS Battery Group: 28H
Cab Battery Group: 31

John Deere 5210 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Two-post ROPS. Cab optional.
Transmissions: 9-speed unsynchronized gear
  9-speed partially synchronized
  12-speed power shuttle


Type: open center
Pressure: 2855 psi
196.9 bar
Valves: 5
Pump flow: 11.4 gpm
43.1 lpm
Total flow: 18.2 gpm
68.9 lpm
Steering flow: 6.8 gpm
25.7 lpm
Steering press.: 1955 psi
134.8 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II/I
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 3374 lbs
1530 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540
  540/540E*540E not available with collar shift transmission

Title serial numbers

Location: The tractor`s serial number plate is on the right side of the frame, above the front axle.

photo of 5210 serial number

1998: 120000
1999: 220001
2000: 320001
2001: 420001

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my John Deere 5210? 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 5210 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 3029D
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Power: 53 hp
39.5 kW
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 825-2600
Operating RPM: 1600-2400
Torque: 119.5 lb-ft
162.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1400
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 10 qts
9.5 L
Coolant change: 2000 h

John Deere 5210 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Collar Shift
Type: unsynchronized gear
Gears: 9 forward and 3 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Oil capacity: 40 qts
37.9 L
The Collar Shift transmission is controlled with two levers and the foot clutch. The right-hand lever selects one of three speeds (1-3) or reverse (R). The left-hand lever selects one of three ranges (A-C). The tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift either speed or range.

John Deere 5210 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 80.7 inches
204 cm
2WD Length: 122.6 inches
311 cm
4WD Length: 125.9 inches
319 cm
Width: 65.4 inches
166 cm
2WD Clearance (front axle): 19.5 inches
49 cm
4WD Clearance (front axle): 13.4 inches
34 cm
2WD Clearance (drawbar): 15.8 inches
40 cm
4WD Clearance (drawbar): 14.9 inches
37 cm
2WD Front tread: 56.5 to 76.2 inches
143 to 193 cm
4WD Front tread: 51.9 to 78 inches
131 to 198 cm
Rear tread: 55.8 to 75.6 inches
141 to 192 cm

John Deere 5210 Weight
2WD ROPS Shipping: 4205 lbs
1907 kg
2WD Cab Shipping: 5270 lbs
2390 kg
4WD ROPS Shipping: 4650 lbs
2109 kg
4WD Cab Shipping: 5630 lbs
2553 kg
Max Drawbar: 1675 lbs
759 kg

John Deere 5210 Height
Steering wheel: 62.8 inches
159 cm
2WD Hood: 56.1 inches
142 cm
4WD Hood: 57.2 inches
145 cm
ROPS: 88.7 inches
225 cm
  76.7 inches
194 cm *ROPS folded
Cab: 97 inches
246 cm

John Deere 5210 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1754

Nebraska Tractor Test 1754
Diesel 9-speed 4WD
October 12 – 19, 1998
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1754 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 46.16 hp
34.4 kW
Fuel use: 2.8 gal/hour
10.6 l/hour


Is John Deere 5210 a good tractor?

The John Deere 5210 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 5210 take?

Check out the John Deere 5210 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 5210?

The John Deere 5210 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1998 – 2001

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 5210?

Lookup the tractor`s serial number plate is on the right side of the frame, above the front axle.

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