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Buyer’s Guide for John Deere Gators in the Mississippi Delta

Looking for a utility vehicle that performs well under heavy stress? Our John Deere Gators are designed to deliver smooth rides, reliable suspension, and high-performing capabilities. With so many options available, it can be a tough decision to make. That’s why we created this buyer’s guide to walk you through everything you need to know about buying a Gator UTV.

How To Decide Which John Deere Gator Is Right For You

Step 1: Narrow down what you plan to use your Gator for.

Narrowing down exactly what and how you plan to use your John Deere Gator is an important step that shouldn’t be skipped. While Gators are designed to be versatile, there are still many unique advantages that each offers in varying conditions. Let’s take a look at what all you should consider.

  • Speed. Will you be using your utility vehicle for work or for play? Maybe both? Apart from application, maximum speed is one of the biggest differences between each of the Gator series, making it easier to narrow down your pick. The Traditional Series goes as low as 20 mph while the Full-Size Crossovers go over 45 mph. 
  • Capabilities. Will you need to haul heavy loads? How much gear will you need to fit in the cargo box? If your worksite is relying on this workhorse to haul equipment and material around, it’s important your Gator’s hauling capacity is up to the task. While each Gator is capable of hauling anything under 400 lbs, you might want to consider whether or not you’ll need additional strength.
  • Terrain. Different Gators are built to take on different types of terrains. Whether you plan to ride on your property or transport materials around the construction site, think about the terrain you’ll be driving on. Is it rugged and uneven or is it flat and smooth? If you plan to stick to mild conditions, you’ll get the most use out of 2WD. If you plan to drive on harsher conditions, consider the 4WD or 6X4 options instead. 
  • Step 2: Decide on a model in your price range.

    With so many options available, it’s time to factor in your needs with our available Gators to find the best possible choice for you and your budget. Let’s look at an overview of what each John Deere Gator vehicle series has to offer.

    Traditional/Work Series Gator Utility Vehicles

    Traditional/Work Series Gator Utility Vehicles

    Designed to take on extreme conditions at the job site, the Work Series Gators can take on a cargo capacity of up to 1,000 lbs. With gas, diesel, and electric options, you can take advantage of a smooth-shifting transmission and a best-in-class cargo box.
    Mid-Size Crossover Gator Utility Vehicles

    Mid-Size Crossover Gator Utility Vehicles

    Slim enough to fit in the back of a full-size pickup yet powerful enough to take on a payload capacity of 1,300 lbs, the Mid-Size Gators is perfect for trails, hunting, hauling, and fishing trips. No matter the model, you’ll be able to appreciate 4WD that engages with the flip of a switch.
    Full-Size Crossover Gator Utility Vehicles

    Full-Size Crossover Gator Utility Vehicles

    A wide wheelbase and fully-loaded suspension work to perform on rugged trails and uneven terrain while towing capacities reach up to 2,000 lbs. With choices for both 3 and 4-passenger Gators, you can take your gear or your crew and reach high speeds.

    For more specialized lines of work, we also carry Turf and Military Gator Utility Vehicles here in the Mississippi Delta. Visit our website or reach out to one of our experts for more information.

    Step 3: Contact our team to get a quote.

    Our team at Wade Incorporated has plenty of experience in helping customers find the best utility vehicle based on their needs. If you have any questions about any of the equipment we carry, send us a message or give us a call. You can request a quote by viewing the Gator model on our website and clicking the “Get a Quote” button included on the page. 

    Have something specific in mind? Schedule a demo to see it for yourself. 

    Step 4: Purchase your Gator!

    Ride easy knowing Wade Incorporated is here to help in the long run. Whether you need Gator attachments or unexpected maintenance, we have a dedicated sales, parts, and service team that is ready to help.