Top 100: Best-in-Class Features

September 28, 2010

John DeereTwo models mark John Deere 's initial entry into the compact track loader market: CT 322 and CT 332, which are powered by 62- and 76-hp Deere engines, respectively. The loaders offer best-in-class breakout force, stability, tractive effort and travel speed, according to the company. Tipping loads for the two are 6,400 and 9,200 pounds, with operating weights of 8,305 and 10,825 pounds. Both have two-speed transmission, hydraulic Quik-Tatch, a self-leveling bucket, and high-flow hydraulics. Estimated list price: $35,000 to $55,000.