Here’s a Peek at the Most Popular Compact Track Loaders for Landscaping

Case TV370B track loader

Equipped with a dedicated track undercarriage and usually rubber tracks, a compact track loader can traverse slippery inclines and delicate work surfaces with ease. Add in available auxiliary hydraulics, its compact size, countless attachment options and advanced machine controls, and landscapers have the perfect machine ready for work. Let’s take a look at some popular CTLs ideal for landscape applications.

Kubota SVL75-3

Kubota SVL75 track loader

Kubota’s SVL75-3 is powered by a 74.3-hp Kubota engine with high maximum torque, allowing for quick and efficient work. With a working range that includes a rated operating capacity of 2,490 lbs at 35 percent or 3,557 lbs at 50 percent, an impressive 6,191 lbs of breakout force and a hinge pin height of 122.7 in., the SVL75-3 can tackle the toughest tasks. The SVL75-3’s hydraulic system features an innovative Advanced Multifunction Valve (AMV) that helps to ensure smooth movement of all hydraulic functions when operated simultaneously, allowing operators to run the auxiliary hydraulics, bucket and loader arm functions at the same time with a lower risk of stalling. The SVL75-3 is equipped with Kubota’s new one-piece sealed cab that helps prevent dirt, dust, rain and debris from entering the operator space while also reducing noise levels. For more info, visit

John Deere 333G

John Deere 333G track loader

The 333G compact track loader expands the capabilities of customers working in the landscaping industry by enabling them to take on new tasks and larger jobs that require more accuracy. John Deere has included its SmartGrade technology into the 333G model, which provides an overall more efficient manner of cutting and spreading material to avoid rework, even in tight areas. This model offers increased productivity, as the 333G is equipped with enhanced features such as anti-stall, differential steering and the electro-hydraulic boom performance package. The 333G also features a spacious and pressurized cab, designed for optimal operator comfort and protection against outside elements. All these features, including flexible grade control solutions, come together to create a high-performance model that makes landscaping jobs more efficient. For more info, visit

Case TV370B

Case TV370B track loader

The TV370B CTL from Case Construction Equipment is a 74-hp machine that combines a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution with the strength and reach of a large-frame CTL. With a 3,700-lb rated operating capacity and vertical-lift design, the TV370B is suited for applications where operators value lift capacity and strength but may not require higher horsepower to run high-volume production attachments. The TV370B’s Hydraulics on Demand feature allows operators to take full advantage of adjusting the standard (24.2 gpm at 100 percent efficiency) and optional high-flow (37.6 gpm at 100 percent efficiency) hydraulic setups. At 6 ft, 4 in. wide over the tracks and on standard 17.7-in.-wide tracks, the TV370B provides the lowest standard ground pressure in its class for operating on varied terrain and sensitive ground. For more info, visit

Caterpillar 259D3

Caterpillar 289D3 track loader

Caterpillar’s 259D3 compact track loader builds on its reputation for quality, comfort and performance by delivering improvements in operator experience and track loader stability. It also supports a line of Smart Attachments. This innovative advanced machine technology recognizes certain attachments and tailors the controls and operator information to match the tool and the task. Entering and exiting the 259D3 equipped with an enclosed cab is now easier thanks to a wider opening cab door. Additionally, the distance between joystick pods has increased by 3 in., offering extra space for the operator. The 259D3 delivers improved operating stability while handling heavy loads, grading or truck loading. Improvements to the undercarriage frame and torsion axles reduce machine pitching and rocking, while still offering superior ride comfort. For more info, visit

Takeuchi TL10V2

TakeuchiTL10V2 track loader

Takeuchi’s TL10V2 compact track loader has numerous features designed to help landscape contractors get the job done. With a bucket breakout force of 6,520 lbs and lift-arm force of 5,400 lbs, as well as a solid, one-piece frame with adjustable loader arm stops and higher ground clearance, the TL10V2 has an outstanding grading platform. Its vertical-lift loader arrangement and ROC of 2,522 lbs also make it easy to handle materials like sod, mulch and rock around the jobsite. A powerful 74.3-hp Kubota engine delivers 195 ft-lbs of torque. Auxiliary hydraulics are available in both standard and high flow to equip the TL10V2 with time-saving attachments like grapples, brush cutters or mulchers. The CTL’s operator station features a 5.7-in. multi-informational color display and precision pilot controls. For more info, visit


ASV RT50 track loader

For landscapers, ASV offers its RT-50 Posi-Track loader, now powered by a Yanmar engine. The machine boasts a Tier 4, three-cylinder turbocharged, 53.8-hp engine, up 8 percent from the previous model. The repowered RT-50 also offers improved serviceability, allowing owners to have the Yanmar engine serviced at ASV dealers. In addition, the machine features new comfort, visibility and performance features. It includes a 9.1-ft lift height, a 1,400-lb rated operating capacity and a 7.1-mph top speed. The Yanmar-powered RT-50 provides construction-grade performance in a small package and is ideally suited for work in tight spaces, such as for rental, landscaping, construction, snow clearing and more. ASV backs up the RT-50 with an industry leading two-year, 2,000-hour warranty. The warranty includes the industry’s first and only no-derailment guarantee and covers the tracks for the entire warranty period. For more info, visit

Wacker Neuson ST27

Wacker Neuson ST27 track loader

Wacker Neuson’s newest compact track loader, the ST27, is ideal for landscape applications. Weighing in at only 7,350 lbs, this machine is easily towable and with a rated operating capacity of 1,890 lbs (at 35 percent of tip load), it can do more than many of its heavier competitors. Combine the ideal operating weight with a 74.3-hp Kohler engine, and the ST27 offers the best power-to-weight ratio in its class. The compact design of just 60 in. wide and under 80 in. in height makes it the perfect fit working in tight spaces with low overhead clearance. The vertical-lift machine offers a hinge pin height of 120 in., a dump height of 94.3 in. and can reach 36.5 in., allowing it to dump and load material efficiently. For more info, visit

Gehl VT230

Gehl VT230 track loader

The Gehl VT230 is a 3,436-lb rated operating capacity (at 50 percent tipping load) compact track loader. It is equipped standard with the patented IdealTrax system, ensuring automatic track tensioning and extending the life of the tracks. The VT230 features keyless start requiring only code activation, LED lighting and a patented Pilot joystick system as standard, adjacent to the operator’s seat. Numerous innovations also facilitate maintenance with a lifting cab and centralized maintenance points. Options, such as additional LEDs on the sides, high hydraulic flow, rear camera, etc., are also available to meet the requirements of each user. The total cost of ownership (TCO) of these models has also been reduced. For more info, visit

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