John Deere E120

John Deere 100 Series Tractors are recommended for homeowners wanting an easy-to-buy, easy-to-maintain, intuitive-to-use lawn tractor. The E120 Tractor, with its hydrostatic transmission, powerful V-twin overhead-valve engine, and comfortable, high-back seat is a great value. The one-piece hood opens easily to permit checking and servicing the engine, with important service points located within easy reach. The 20-hp V-twin engine has plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions. V-twin cylinder design for greater torque, lower vibration, and improved sound quality. The electronic ignition starts fast. A spring-return feature ensures the operator will not leave throttle in choke position, cylinders are cast-iron for a longer life, and there are overhead values for excellent power and fuel economy. The 42-in. (107-cm) Edge™ Mower Deck is ready to side discharge, bag, or mulch. A wide range of equipment is available for handling snow and doing a variety of lawn care chores.

Uses/benefits of John Deere E120

  • V-twin 15 kW (20 hp) engine
  • 107 cm (42 in.) Edge™ Cutting System
  • Two Pedal Hydrostatic Transmission
  • Mows up to 8000 m²
  • Easy Change™ 30-Second Oil Change System for fast and simple service
  • Powerful V-twin engine features full-pressure lubrication for dependability and long life
  • John Deere Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system
  • Frame made of full-length welded steel for reliability
  • Hydrostatic transmission gives an infinite choice of ground speeds
  • Operator station designed for comfortable operation

Features of John Deere E120

POWERFUL V-TWIN ENGINE FEATURES FULL-PRESSURE LUBRICATION FOR DEPENDABILITY AND LONG LIFE: A 20-hp (14.9-kW) V-twin engine has plenty of power and torque to handle tough mowing, mulching, and bagging conditions.

JOHN DEERE EASY CHANGE™ 30-SECOND OIL CHANGE SYSTEM: The John Deere Easy Change 30-second oil change system makes changing the engine oil easy, quick, and clean. Changing the oil is as easy as twisting on a new oil-filled filter. Oil does not need to be drained from the engine.

FRAME MADE OF FULL-LENGTH WELDED STEEL FOR RELIABILITY: The solid one-piece frame is constructed of 12-gauge, 0.105-in. (2.66-mm) steel:

SNOW REMOVAL IS A STRENGTH OF LAWN TRACTORS: An advantage of lawn tractors is their ability to use equipment for snow removal. Lawn tractor owners can add a John Deere snow blower or front blade to make quick work of moving snow whenever the need arises. Weather enclosure and tire-chain attachments add comfort and performance.

HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSION GIVES AN INFINITE CHOICE OF GROUND SPEEDS: A Kanzaki® Tuff Torq® hydrostatic transmission gives an infinite choice of speeds and makes changing the direction of travel easy. Side-by-side foot pedals control the speed and direction of travel.

OPERATOR STATION DESIGNED FOR COMFORTABLE OPERATION: The operator station is designed for operator comfort and easy operation.

INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS ARE EASY TO FIND AND CONVENIENT TO USE: The contoured dash has clean, attractive styling.

SERVICEABILITY IS CONVENIENT WITH EASY-OPEN HOOD: The one-piece hood opens easily to permit checking and servicing the engine.

THE MOWERPLUS™ APP HELPS MAINTAIN THE TRACTOR AND LAWN: Keep a John Deere riding lawn mower running its best and know how it mows with the John Deere MowerPlus app. Simply scan the lawn tractor’s barcode to get custom information. The app helps determine the best time to mow, communicates expert pre-mow tips, offers maintenance reminders, and provides walk-through guides.

THE EDGE™ CUTTING SYSTEM GIVES SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE: The Edge cutting system has been trademarked to emphasize the advantages of the John Deere mower deck designs. They give the mower superior convenience, performance, and reliability.

TWO-YEAR OR 120-HOUR BUMPER-TO-BUMPER WARRANTY IS STANDARD: An exclusive 2-year or 120-hour (whichever comes first), single-source, bumper-to-bumper warranty* is standard for all John Deere 100 Series Tractors.


Power20 hp / 14.9 kW
Displacement40 cu in. / 656 cm
Manufacturer/model40N877 (M40)
TypeOverhead valve, full-pressure lube, oil filter
Choke/speed controlOne lever, ReadyStart
Cooling methodAir
Air cleanerCartridge
Oil drainNot required – Easy Change™ 30-second oil change system
Fuel system

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