According to data from the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers, North American compact 2WD tractors <40 horsepower had a strong February with a retail sales increase of 20.4% year-over-year, following a 10.8% increase in January.
There were a total of 6,404 compact tractors sold in February this year, compared with 5,321 sold in February of 2015.
Mid-range tractor sales (2WD, 40-100 horsepower) were up 4.8% year-over-year in February following a 5.1% decrease in January.
There were a total of 3,386 mid-range tractors sold in February, compared with 3,232 sold in February of 2015. In all, there were 65,750 mid-range tractors sold in 2015 compared with 68,229 sold in 2014.
Editor's Note: This data comes from AEM and represent the machines in each product category being sold at retail in North America by most, but not necessarily all, of the manufacturers.