John Deere 212

John Deere 212The John Deere 212 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the 200 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1975 to 1987. The John Deere 212 is equipped with a 0.5 L single-cylinder gasoline engine and gear type transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The John Deere 212 garden tractor used the Kohler K301AQS engine. It is a 0.5 L, 476 cm2, (29.0 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 86.0 mm (3.39 in) of the cylinder bore and 83.0 mm (3.27 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 11.9 HP) at 3,500 rpm of maximum output power.

The John Deere 212 is equipped with manual steering, band brakes, open operator station and 13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere 212 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 39 39 in (960 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and mechanical lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 47 H047 46 in (1,160 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and mechanical lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 46 M00673X 46 in (1,160 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and mechanical lift

John Deere 212 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 212
Length 1,710 mm (67.3 in)
Width 1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Height 1,060 mm (41.7 in)
Wheel base 1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Weight 320 kg (705 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler K301AQS
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 476 cm2, (29.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 86.0 mm X 83.0 mm (3.39 in X 3.27 in)
Horsepower 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 11.9 HP) at 3,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type API SF or SG; SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Oil capacity: 1.9 L (2.01 US. qt, 1.67 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RH10
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Band
Transmission model Peerless 2300
Transmission type Gear type
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 11.3 kmh (7 mph) Reverse: 6.0 (3.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.7 L (0.4 US. gal, 0.4 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12