John Deere 7020

John Deere 7020 Technical Specifications

John Deere 7020 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 7020 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 7020 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Factory: Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built: 2,586
Original price: $22,000 (1975 )

John Deere 7020 Power

Drawbar (tested): 127.72 hp
95.2 kW
PTO (tested): 146.17 hp
109.0 kW

John Deere 7020 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: Motorola alternator*Early
  Delco alternator*Late
Batteries: 2
Battery volts: 6

John Deere 7020 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Cab: Cab standard
Transmissions: 8-speed partially synchronized
  16-speed partially synchronized


Fuel: 156 gal
590.5 L
Hydraulic system: 22 gal
83.3 L


Type: closed center
Capacity: 22 gal
83.3 L
Valves: 2 (early)
  3 (late)
Pump flow: 26 gpm
98.4 lpm

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
Rear RPM: 1000

Title serial numbers

Location: Serial number plate on the rear of the tractor, above the PTO.

photo of 7020 serial number

1971: 773R001000
1972: 773R002007
1973: 773R002548
1974: 773R003122
1975: 773R003542
Final: 773R003708

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my John Deere 7020? 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 7020 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
turbocharged intercooled diesel
Displacement: 404 ci
6.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.25×4.75 inches
108 x 121 mm
Air cleaner: dual paper elements with pre-cleaner
Compression: 15.7:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 17 qts
16.1 L
Coolant capacity: 32 qts
30.3 L

John Deere 7020 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Syncro-Range
Type: partially synchronized
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity: 88 qts
83.3 L

John Deere 7020 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 120 inches
304 cm
Weight: 18,495 lbs
8389 kg

John Deere 7020 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1063

Nebraska Tractor Test 1063
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
April 20 – May 4, 1971
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1063 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 146.17 hp
109.0 kW
Fuel use: 10.2 gal/hour
38.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 127.72 hp
95.2 kW
Fuel use: 10.0 gal/hour
37.9 l/hour
Gear 4-Lo used for power test.
Max pull: 18,726 lbs
8494 kg
Gear 1-Hi used for pull test.


Is John Deere 7020 a good tractor?

The John Deere 7020 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 7020 take?

Check out the John Deere 7020 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 7020?

The John Deere 7020 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1971 – 1975

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 7020?

Lookup serial number plate on the rear of the tractor, above the pto.

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