John Deere 1530 Tests

John Deere 1530 tractor photo
1973 - 1975
Generation II Series
Utility tractor
Series map:
*Estimated engine power for comparison only.
Nebraska Tractor Test 1147
1530 fuel use from test 1147
Nebraska Tractor Test 1147
Diesel 16-speed 2WD
October 13 - 18, 1973
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1147 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed45.38 hp
33.8 kW
Fuel use3.3 gal/hour
12.5 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed41.36 hp
30.8 kW
Fuel use2.9 gal/hour
11.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power38.07 hp
28.4 kW
Fuel use3.2 gal/hour
12.1 l/hour
Gear 5H used for power test.
Max pull5,139 lbs
2331 kg
Gear 3L used for pull test.
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