Whether we’re talking about farmers or homeowners, Mahindra tractors are very reliable and versatile machines. The truth though is that if you’re thinking about buying one for the first time, then you may realize that it’s a bit more difficult than you thought. Buying a Mahindra Tractor Robstown TX is a large investment and that is why you need to ensure that you know more about the factors you have to consider prior to acquiring one. With that said, below we’ll tell you more about some of the things you need to consider before buying a Mahindra tractor.
Factors to consider prior to buying a Mahindra tractor:
- PTO HP or power takeoff HP.
- Hitch type.
- Hydraulics system.
- Transmission type.
Power Takeoff (PTO) HP
If you want to gauge the size of a tractor, then you’ll need to consider its PTO HP. It’s important to mention that PTO is different than the engine’s HP. The PTO represents the power a tractor has if you want to use it to haul various implements. So shortly said, this is the power that the tractor is able to transfer to any implements you decide to attach to it. If you want to attach strong implements to your tractor, then it goes without saying that you need to get one with a greater PTO HP rating.
For hauling various instruments and hitches, the Mahindra Tractor Robstown TX features a hitch. If you plan on using the tractor with larger instruments then you need to ensure that it comes with a 3 point hitch. This type of hitch has 2 arms that extend from the machine and a middle hitch. If you plan on hauling large equipment, then you need to get a tractor that has a 3 point hitch since it helps disperse the weight across the full length of the tractor. In terms of cost, you’ll pay more for such tractors, but the good news is that you won’t need to worry about the tractor being bogged down by larger and heavier equipment.
The hydraulics of the Mahindra Tractor Robstown TX you want to buy need to match the type of tasks you plan on using it for. This is especially if you want to attach various instruments to it, including loaders, power steering, backhoes, etc. If you don’t need too much power and you opt for a small Mahindra tractor, then a 1 pump hydraulics system should meet your needs. For bigger implements (like loaders) you may want to opt for 2 pump hydraulics system since they offer a lot more power. In general, you should choose the hydraulics system based on how you want to use the implements and the specific type of implements you want to get.
Depending on the Mahindra Tractor Robstown TX you want to get, you’ll find that each of them have a different type of transmission. The standard type is the most reliable in certain applications and also the least expensive. The hydrostatic transmission is a bit more reliable and durable. It’s also quite affordable to maintain. Lastly, the hydraulic shuttle transmission is usually found on large tractors with at least 50 HP. It’s actually similar to the standard transmission, but it allows you to use the tractor a lot more efficiently given the fact that you don’t need the clutch to switch between forward and reverse. However, if you want to shift gears, you still need to step on the clutch pedal.
All in all, buying a Mahindra Tractor Robstown TX is a very good investment regardless if you want to use it for small or larger farms. Just be sure to keep these tips in mind prior to getting yours and you’ll be happy with your investment.
In addition speak with our experienced staff for questions and concerns about your next Mahindra Tractor purchase. We are happy to help fit you in a tractor to fit your individual needs.