John Deere 5220

John Deere 5220 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 5220 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2002 – 2004.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 5220 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 5220 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Original price: $22,500 (2004 )
The John Deere 5220 is nearly identical to the model 5210 it replaced.

John Deere 5220 Power

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

John Deere 5220 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
ROPS Charging amps: 40
Cab Charging amps: 60
Battery CCA: 700 (early)
  950 (late)
Battery volts: 12
Battery Group: 31

John Deere 5220 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: ROPS with straddle-mount platform. Optional ROPS with isolated platform (IOOS). Optional cab.
Transmissions: 9-speed collar shift
  9-speed partially synchronized
  12-speed power shuttle


Fuel: 18 gal
68.1 L (ROPS early)
  20 gal
75.7 L (ROPS late)
  27 gal
102.2 L (IOOS/cab small)
  29.5 gal
111.7 L (IOOS/cab large)
Hydraulic system: 10 gal
37.9 L
  11.5 gal
43.5 L (PowrReverser)
Front axle: 6.6 qts
6.2 L
Front hubs: 0.74 qts
0.7 L (each)
Front diff.: 5.2 qts
4.9 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 10 gal
37.9 L
  11.5 gal
43.5 L (PowrReverser)
Pressure: 2800 psi
193.1 bar
Valves: 2 to 3
Pump flow: 11.4 gpm
43.1 lpm
Steering flow: 6.8 gpm
25.7 lpm
Steering press.: 1900 psi
131.0 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II/I
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 3,374 lbs
1530 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540
Engine RPM: 540@2400

Title serial numbers

Location: The tractor`s serial number plate is on the right side of the frame, above the front axle.
2002: 220001
2003: 320001
2004: 420001

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my John Deere 5220? 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 5220 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
Fuel use: 2.84 gal/hour
10.7 l/hour
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 825-2625
Operating RPM: 1600-2400
Torque: 119.5 lb-ft
162.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1400
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 10 qts
9.5 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 5220 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: collar shift
Gears: 9 forward and 3 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Oil capacity: 40 qts
37.9 L
Three gears (1-3) plus reverse (R) in three ranges (A-C). Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift gears or range.

John Deere 5220 Dimensions

ROPS Wheelbase: 80.7 inches
204 cm
2WD Cab Wheelbase: 79 inches
200 cm
4WD Cab Wheelbase: 80 inches
203 cm
2WD ROPS Length: 136.9 inches
347 cm
4WD ROPS Length: 141.6 inches
359 cm
2WD Cab Length: 139.5 inches
354 cm
4WD Cab Length: 142 inches
360 cm
ROPS Width: 70.9 inches
180 cm
Cab Width: 69.4 inches
176 cm
2WD Ground clearance: 18 inches
45 cm
4WD Ground clearance: 15.8 inches
40 cm

John Deere 5220 Weight
Shipping: 3,576 lbs
1622 kg (2WD straddle ROPS)
  4,616 lbs
2093 kg (4WD straddle ROPS)
  3,891 lbs
1764 kg (2WD IOOS ROPS)
  4,931 lbs
2236 kg (4WD IOOS ROPS)
  4,991 lbs
2263 kg (2WD cab)
  6,031 lbs
2735 kg (4WD cab)
Max Drawbar: 1,675 lbs
759 kg (extended)
  2,470 lbs
1120 kg (retracted)
2WD Max front axle: 4700 lbs
2131 kg
  7050 lbs
3197 kg (2WD with loader)
4WD Max front axle: 4620 lbs
2095 kg
  6210 lbs
2816 kg (4WD with loader)
Max rear axle: 8360 lbs
3792 kg

John Deere 5220 Height
Steering wheel: 62.7 inches
159 cm (straddle)
  69.2 inches
175 cm (IOOS)
Hood: 53.6 inches
136 cm
ROPS: 93.9 inches
238 cm
  101.7 inches
258 cm (IOOS)
  75.6 inches
192 cm (folded)
  82.7 inches
210 cm (IOOS folded)
Cab: 97.5 inches
247 cm

John Deere 5220 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 5220 a good tractor?

The John Deere 5220 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 5220 take?

Check out the John Deere 5220 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 5220?

The John Deere 5220 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2002 – 2004

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 5220?

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

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