2012 John Deere 1026R


554 Hours
In Stock
Montgomery Tractor Sales Inc.
John Deere


Dealer Insights

John Deere 1026R tractor with 60" deck and Frontier box blade. Excellent condition, only 554 hours. Very nice tractor!


Features of the 1 Series Tractors include mower decks with AutoConnect™, position control 3-pt. hitch, deluxe padded seats, high-wattage headlights, and a two-second height-of-cut setting.

Steering and Brakes
  • The 1026R Tractor features spur gear final drives and wet disk brakes
  • Hydrostatic power steering as standard equipment
  • The 1026R Tractor features an open-center hydraulic system
Differentials, Axles, Frame, and Chassis
  • Foot-actuated differential lock is included as standard equipment. Increases traction and flotation in poor traction conditions
  • 4-Wheel drive (4WD) is standard
  • Engine is isolated from frame and transmission, which reduces vibration
Hitch, Drawbar, and PTO
  • Limited Category 1, 3-point hitch
  • Standard hitch plate allows hookup to implements for towing
  • Easily change PTO-driven implements with optional iMatch™ AutoHitch™
  • The optional iMatch Quick-Hitch provides easy hookup and a guaranteed fit for all Category 1 implements designed to meet the ASAE Category 1 Standard S278.6 for quick-attach hitches
  • The 1026R Tractor is equipped with both mid- and rear-PTO as standard equipment
  • The 1026R Tractor features an independent mid- and rear-PTO (no clutching)
  • Hydrostatic (HST) transmission with Twin Touch™ foot controls
  • Power is provided by a durable and efficient high-torque three-cylinder Yanmar® TNV Series diesel engine
Operator Station and Controls
  • The 1026R Tractor features a 12-V outlet conveniently located on the right-hand side fender for easy access, within arm's reach of the operator.
  • The beverage holder is contour-molded and seated into the fender for a clean look. It is conveniently-located and dual-sized to accommodate many containers
  • The fuel fill location is conveniently accessible to the operator on the left-hand side fender. The fuel gauge is located in close proximity to make the fuel refilling process easier
  • Updated instrumentation is standard equipment for operating convenience and confidence
  • The mower deck height-adjustment knob allows the mower height to be adjusted from 1 to 4 in.
  • The 1026R operator's station has been designed to allow for greater operator comfort and increased visibility. Large and easy to grab handrails are located on each fender for an easier on and off of the tractor from either side
  • The deluxe suspension seat with moveable armrests offers excellent back support for comfortable operation. Seat adjusts fore/aft for operator convenience
  • The 1026R Tractor features tilt steering for easy maneuverability and convenience
  • The 1026R Tractor features a rear installed toolbox for easy accessibility and convenience
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar 3TNV76
  • Engine HP (kW) - gross: 25.2 (18.5), PS
  • PTO HP (kW) - Hydrostatic transmission: 18 (13.4) per SAE
  • Rated engine speed, rpm: 3200
  • Type: Diesel
  • Operating range: 1575-3370
  • Aspiration: Natural
  • Cylinders/Displacement, cu. in. (liters): 3 / 68 (1.115)
  • Cylinder Liners: Cast-In-Block
  • Bore and Stroke, mm (in.): 76x82 (2.99x3.23)
  • Compression Ratio: 23.5:1
  • Lubrication: Pressurized
  • Cooling System: Water pump
  • Air Cleaner: Dry type with safety element
  • Engine Shutoff: Key switch
  • Engine Torque @ rated speed, ft./lb. (N/m): 40.7 (55.2)
  • Fuel Tank Cap., US Gal. (L) (Open; Cab): 5.6 (21.2)
  • Type: 12V
  • Battery Size (CCA): 500
  • Alternator (12 volt, amp): 40
  • Starter Size, hp (kW): 1.6 (1.2)
  • Injection Pump Type: Indirect Injection
  • U.S. gal./hr (L/hr) @ 100% load*: 1.4 (5.3)
  • Std. Transmission; Forward/Reverse: Hydrostatic - 2 range
  • Left-Hand Reverser: No
  • Direction Reverser; Forward/Reverse: No; Twin Touch Pedals
  • Final Drive: Spur gear
  • Brakes: Wet disk (left hand pedal)
  • Steering: Power
  • Front, lb. (kg): 1253 (568)
  • Rear, lb. (kg): 2078 (942)
  • Creeper: No
  • Type: Open Center
  • Pump Rated Output, gpm (L/min.): 6.3 (24)
  • Steering: 2.8 (10.8)
  • Implement: 3.5 (13.2)
  • Pump Type: Gear
  • Maximum Operating Pressure (PSI): 2000
  • Draft Control Type: Position Control
  • Remote Control Valves Available: 2
  • Type: Limited Cat. 1
  • Lift Capacity (24-in. behind link arms), lb. (kg): 681 (309)
  • Standard: Rear @ 540; Mid @ 2100
  • Control: Independent
  • Clutch: Wet disk
  • Brake (for Mid and Rear PTO): Wet disk
  • Fuel Tank, gal. (l): 5.6 (21.2)
  • Cooling system (includes coolant bottle), qt. (l): 2.9 (2.7)
  • Crankcase with filter, qt. (l): 3.9 (3.7)
  • Transmission and Hydraulic System, gal. (l) hydrostatic: 3.25 (12.3)
  • Front Axle Gearcase (MFWD axle), gal. (l): .625 (2.5)
  • Type: Spur Gear
  • Engage On-the-Go Rear Differential Lock: Yes
  • Rollover Protective Structure: OSHA, SAE, ASAE, EEC
  • Rigid - Foldable - Telescopic: Foldable
  • Platform - Flat/Straddle: One-piece semi flat
  • Gear Shift Location - Console/Floor: Left Hand Side
  • Wheelbase, in. (mm): 57.1 (1450)
  • Front Tread Range, in. (mm): 36.1 (918)
  • Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm): 7.7 (195)
  • Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft. (m): 7.4 (2.25)
  • Approx. Ship Wgt, lb. (kg) Open; Cab: 1444 (655)
  • Front: 18X8.5-10 R4
  • Rear: 26X12-12 R4
  • Underhood Muffler: Yes
  • Joystick SCV Control: Yes
  • Inboard Planetary: No
  • Axle Type: Flanged
  • Brakes - Type and Control: Wet Disk
Key Features
  • Powerful Interim Tier 4 (IT4)-compliant diesel engine and standard dual mid-selective control valve (SCV)
  • Optional iMatch™ Quick-Hitch allows for easy implement hookup
  • Durable, efficient, high-torque three-cylinder diesel engine
  • Hydrostatic (HST) transmission with Twin Touch™ foot controls
  • Easily change PTO-driven implements with optional iMatch™ AutoHitch™
  • Fast and easy implement changeover
  • Implement compounding improves efficiency
  • Easy operation 4-wheel drive power steering
  • Open operator's station is comfortable and convenient
Fuel consumption rate should be used for comparison purposes only.



Engine Manufacturer
Yanmar 3TNV76
Engine Type
Diesel, naturally aspirated
25.2 hp (18.5 kW), PS
18 hp (13.4 kW) per SAE
Rated RPM
3200 rpm
Bore and Stroke
76 x 82 mm (2.99 x 3.23 in.)


57.1 in. (1450 mm)
1444 lb. (655 kg)
Ground Clearance
7.7 in. (195 mm)
Tire Size
Front: 18 x 8.5-10 R4; Rear: 26 x 12-12 R4


Fuel System
Indirect Injection
Fuel Capacity
5.6 gal. (21.2 L)
Hydrostatic - 2 range
Wet disk (left hand pedal)
Open Center; Rated Output: 6.3 gpm (24 L/min.)
Drive Type
Spur gear