U.S. tractor sales up by 39% year-to-date
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors during April in the U.S. were up 23% compared to the same month last year.
For the four months in 2021, a total of 103,632 tractors were sold which compares to 74,458 sold thru April 2020 representing a 39% increase year to date.
For the month, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up 21% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 29%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP were up 29%, while 4-wheel drive tractors were up 15%.
For the four months, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) are up 43% over last year, while 40 & under 100 HP are up 34%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 22%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are up 12%.
Combine sales were down 3% for the month. Sales of combines for the four months totaled 1,413 an increase of 9% over the same period in 2020.