Can You Name These John Deere Models from a Photo?

Robin Tyler

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About This Quiz

In the world of tractors, John Deere is certainly the name that stands out.

They are used around the world, particularly in the agricultural sector, but have so many other uses as well. John Deere is certainly one of the world's most loved tractor brand and a name that is known to many ... not just farmers!

But where did it all start?

Unsurprisingly, the company was founded by John Deere. A blacksmith by trade, he developed the first-ever self-scouring steel plow in 1837. That was their core business - along with a few other products - until 1918 when the John Deere company purchased the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company, which incidentally made tractors. By the end of 1918, John Deere had sold over 5,000 of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company-designed tractors. And the rest, as they say, is history.

By 1927, the John Deere company was ready to branch out further, introducing combine harvesters. 

Incredibly, the company was in such a strong position during the Great Depression, they sold tractors to farmers without expecting payment right away. This helped build up the incredible brand loyalty John Deere still has today.

But let's cut to the chase. 

In this quiz, let's see how many John Deere tractor models you can identify.

Good luck!


Let's begin! Identify the John Deere tractor in this image, please.

One of John Deere's very latest models, the 5125ML is aimed at orchard or vineyard work. It is powered by a 4.5-liter, 4-cylinder engine.

Tractors all look the same, don't they. Not John Deere tractors. Which one is this?

The John Deere D, a general purpose tractor, is the model produced the longest by the company. It was manufactured from 1923 to 1953, an astonishing 30-year period.

The John Deere tractor in this image is a ________.

Distributed by John Deere, the WA-17 was actually manufactured by Wagner. This 280-horsepower tractor was produced between 1968 and 1970.

This tractor initially cost $1,000 when it first hit the market. Can you name it?

This utility tractor was marketed by John Deere from 1947 to 1952. Around 45,000 were built and they initially cost just over $1,000.

This tractor weighs six tons. Can you identify it?

With a 6.8-liter, 6-cylinder engine, the 6930 Premium was manufactured by John Deere from 2006 - 2008. This tractor weighs close to six tons.

Are you able to name the tractor in this image?

A current model from John Deere, the 7310R is a smaller row crop tractor powered by a 9-liter diesel 24-valve, liquid-cooled inline engine.

A strange looking tractor, for sure. Identify it, please.

This interesting looking utility tractor was a product of John Deere from 1937 to 1946. Over 13,000 were built.

A 500-horsepower monster! Do you know the model number?

A crawler tractor, the 9620 was manufactured by John Deere between 2004 and 2007. It is powered by a 12.5-liter 6 cylinder diesel engine which produces around 500 brake horsepower.

Identify this John Deere tractor model, please.

The 62 was only available for a year, 1937. It eventually morphed into the model L. Only 78 were built

This John Deere model cost a cool $135,000 when it was released. Can you name it?

Built in Germany, the 7530 Premium is a powerful row crop tractor that although first introduced in 2007, was only available in the United States from 2009. 2010 retail cost was a little over $135,000.

John Deere's first diesel model was a _______?

The first diesel tractor produced by John Deere, the R model produced 35 brake horsepower. Over 21,000 were built between 1948 and 1954.

This tractor only had a small 1.3-liter gasoline engine to propel it along. Can you name it?

Driven by a 1.3-liter gasoline engine, the LA was produced by John Deere from 1941 to 1946.

Identify this John Deere model, please.

This 500 brake horsepower tractor is another articulated crawler from John Deere featuring tracks running on two wheels. It was manufactured between 2012 and 2014.

This John Deere tractor, a _____________ model, is powered by a 14.6-liter engine.

This articulated crawler tractor features a unique track setup. The 9570RX was first built in 2016 and is still a model in the John Deere lineup. The 9570 is powered by a massive 14.9-liter, 6-cylinder engine.

Are you able to identify which John Deere model this is?

A real golden oldie, the Dain AWD was manufactured by John Deere between 1918 and 1919. It was the first model made by Deere and Company to feature the John Deere nameplate.

This John Deere tractor produces over 400 horsepower. Can you identify the model?

The 9430T, a wheeled crawler style tractor was produced by John Deere from 2007 to 2011. Its 6-cylinder diesel engine produced just over 400 horsepower.

Powered by kerosene, can you name this John Deere tractor?

An early crop row tractor, the H, of which 58,000 were built, was marketed from 1939 to 1947. It was powered by a 1.6-liter, 2-cylinder kerosene engine.

This high clearance John Deere tractor is the _______ model.

A high clearance model, the 5100MH was manufactured from 2012 to 2017. It is powered by a 4.5-liter, 4-cylinder engine.

John Deere sold over 100,000 units of this model. Can you name it?

Introduced as a small tractor option, the B model John Deere proved so popular, over 100,000 units were sold from 1935 to 1953.

Halfway there! Can you name this John Deere model?

Built in the mid-1980s, the 2150 was a utility tractor built by John Deere in Germany. It cost around $17,000 per unit in 1986.

The model number of this John Deere tractor is ___________?

Built between 1953 and 1955, the Model 40 included 5 different variants, including a crawler tractor (the 40C). Around 18,000 were built.

Name this tractor from John Deere, a crop row model.

A row crop tractor, the 8520 was first introduced by John Deere in 2002. It featured a smaller 8.1-liter diesel engine but still produced just over 300 brake horsepower.

John Deere produced 35,000 units of this model. Do you know what it is?

Built in Iowa, the GP (standing for General Purpose) was a row crop tractor marketed by John Deere from 1928 to 1935. Around 35,000 of the various models were built.

Name this John Deere model, please.

Made over a period of four years in the mid-'70s, the 4230 from John Deere only saw around 120 built.

Any idea of the model of John Deere tractor in this image?

This tractor, of which only 92 were built, was manufactured between 1927 and 1928. It eventually morphed into the GP model.

This John Deere model is powered by a massive 14-liter Cummins diesel engine. Can you name it?

Manufactured by Wagner for John Deere, the WA-14 was manufactured between 1968 and 1970. The WA-14 was powered by a Cummins 14-liter, 6-cylinder engine. Only 23 were made.

A staggering 300,000 units of this model tractor were produced by John Deere. Do you have any idea what it is?

Over 300,000 John Deere A models were built over an 18-year period from 1934 to 1952. It is considered the first true row crop tractor produced by the company.

Please name this John Deere tractor.

The John Deere 6215 was a utility tractor produced by the company from 2003 to 2007. It was built in Germany and powered by a 4.5-liter diesel engine.

John Deere sold 68,000 units of this tractor. Can you identify it?

In 1953, the G model tractor from John Deere would have set you back $2,600. The company sold around 68,000!

In the home stretch now. Please can you tell us what John Deere model this is?

Manufactured at the John Deere factory in Iowa, the 7420 was manufactured from 2003 to 2007. It was available in both 4x2 and 4x4 models.

The tractor in this image is a _______?

After John Deere experienced problems with their 8010 model, the 8020 was introduced in 1961 and built until 1964. Most of the 99 manufactured was in fact rebuilt 8010 models.

This tractor produces around 360 brake horsepower from its diesel engine. Do you know the model?

This wheeled tractor featured an articulated model as well, the 9300T. Both were powered by a 12.5-liter diesel engine which produced 360 brake horsepower. The 9300 was introduced in 2001.

This tractor had terrible transmission problems and many were returned to John Deere. Do you know the model?

Produced in 1960, the 8010 model by John Deere proved to be a liability. Many were returned with transmission problems. They were then converted into the 8020 model.

What tractor is featured in this image?

Powered by a 12.5-liter diesel engine, the John Deere 9420T produced around 425 brake horsepower. This tractor was built in a crawler style while a wheeled variant was also produced, the 9420.

Identify this tractor, please.

Manufactured by Wagner for John Deere, the WA-17 was manufactured between 1968 and 1970. The WA-17 was powered by a Cummins 14-liter, 6-cylinder engine. Only 28 were made.

Powered by a 9-liter engine, this tractor produces 345 horsepower. Name it.

Powered by a 9-liter diesel engine, this row crop tractor from John Deere first appeared in 2009 and was manufactured for two years. The 8345R pushed out around 345 brake horsepower.

Are you able to identify this tractor?

The 1010C was an agricultural crawler tractor built between 1960 and 1965. Around 16,000 were manufactured.

A price of $52,000 was attached to this tractor on release. Can you name it?

Produced between 1997 and 2002, the 7210 would have set you back $52,000 in 1999. This tractor was available as both a 2WD and 4WD model.

The tractor in this image is a model _______?

A classic looking utility tractor, the was powered by a 2.5-liter, 3-cylinder engine which produced 40 brake horsepower.

Last one! What John Deere tractor model is featured in this image?

A row crop tractor, the 7730 was manufactured by John Deer from 2007 to 2011. It is powerd by a 6.8-liter, 6-cylinder engine which produces 190 brake horsepower.

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