2012 John Deere X300 Tractor, 48-Inch Edge Xtra Deck

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Hicksville , NY

With available four-wheel steering and easy-to-operate Twin Touch transmission control pedals, the X300 delivers effortless steering and speed control. This combination is unique in the industry so if you need a master of efficiency, look no further.


Transmission K46 automatic
(Control) Twin Touch pedals
Charging System 15 amp regulated
Cruise Control Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Cylinders V-twin, cast-iron liners
Displacement 36.8 cu in. (603 cc)
Engine Manufacturer Kawasaki
Forward speed 0-5.5 mph
Fuel Capacity (Tank) 3.3 U.S. gallon
Oil Filter Type-OHV
Power Level 18 hp (13.4 kW)
Reverse speed 0-4.0 mph
Front Axle Cast iron
Hood Material Xenoy
Primer/Paint E-coat/powder
Steering 2-wheel steer
Tires Front 15x6-6
Tires Rear 20x10-8
Turning Radius 16 in.
Uncut Circle Radius 28 in. (42X mower)
Height 43-in. (109 cm)
Length 72-in. (183 cm)
Seat Height 15 in. open back
Speed (Choke/Speed Control) Separate levers
Spindles (Bushings) Metal, replaceable
Weight 556 lb (252 kg) with mower, no fuel
Wheelbase 49.4-in. (125 cm)
Width without mower 38-in. (97 cm) / with mower 53-in. (135 cm) / with mower (deflector raised for storage) 44-in. (111.8 cm)
General Information
Arm Front Draft-Two-point mounting / Rear Draft-Two pins and spring clips
Battery 195 cold-crank amps
Belt Tension Spring
Cut Height Increments 0.25 in
Cutting Height (Mower)1-4 in., 13 position
Cutting Width 42 in.
Discharge Side
Fore-aft Adjustment 7 in. while seated
Frame Welded heavy-duty
Lift Foot pedal with optional adjustable spring assist
Mower (Wheel Adjustment) 4-position, tool required
(Level Adjustment) Exact Adjust ports and onboard deck-leveling gauge
Mower Deck Material .105 in. (42X)
Mower Drive System In-line belt, electric PTO
Safety Systems Meets ANSI Standard; Backup Protection (RIO); Safety Video
Seat Suspension Two coil springs, three-position no-tools adjustment for operator weight
Standard Hourmeter; Service Interval Decal; Tool Tray (under seat); Cupholder; Preset Cut Height
Warranty 4 year/300 hour



  • 42-in. Edge™ Xtra Deck cuts clean.
  • CargO Mount™ system is heavy duty for easy installation of a variety of equipment.
  • Controls are easy to find and convenient to use.
  • Electric power take-off (PTO) clutch is easy and convenient to use.
  • Engine is smooth-running and reliable V-twin air-cooled design .
  • Exact Adjust ports and on-board deck-leveling gauge make precise deck adjustments easy.
  • Frame is reliable heavy-duty welded steel.
  • Front axle and wheel spindles are heavy-duty.
  • Fuel tank has large, 3.3-gallon capacity .
  • Integrated hydrostatic transaxle efficiently transmits power to wheels.
  • Modern styling with functional design enhances appearance and performance.
  • Operator station is comfortable and convenient .
  • Reverse implement option (RIO) allows mowing while backing up if deemed necessary
  • Steering is low-effort sector and pinion system.
  • Twin Touch™ foot control is easy to use and has cruise control.
  • Two high-quality headlights give excellent visibility.

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2012 John Deere X300 Tractor, 48-Inch Edge Xtra Deck