John Deere 6120M: More than an extra touch

With the same wheelbase as the old and much loved 6430, the 6120M model puts John Deere back in the game with livestock farmers wanting a manoeuvrable tractor that still packs a punch and has enough weight for tasks such as slurry tanking, fertiliser spreading and loader work. Time to see what our test team thinks of the new tractor range

by Hubert Wilmer/Mervyn Bailey

29 Jul 2020

With the 6MC and RC tractors not quite hitting the sales mark, John Deere decided in 2015 to go back to the drawing board for ‘project sparrow’. From day one, Deere's engineering department sought the opinion of 13 European dealer reps who could explain exactly what their customers wanted from the new 6M tractor range.