2009 John Deere Select Series X720 Ultimate 54" Deck


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John Deere
Select Series X720 Ultimate 54" Deck


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  • Large 6-1/2 U.S. gallon capacity fuel tank holds enough fuel for extended operation between refills
  • Twin Touch™ automatic transmission provides comfortable two-pedal foot control for effortless speed and direction changes
  • Power steering and cruise control provides effortless, automotive-like control for reduced operator fatigue, increased maneuverability and productivity
  • Two-function hydraulic control system allows effortless equipment control
  • A foot-operated differential lock supplies positive power to both rear drive wheels for increased traction; conveniently located on the left footrest for easy engagement (toe versus heel)
  • Edge™ Xtra Cutting System designed to provide excellent performance; converts easily between side discharge, mulching and material collection
  • Available with 48-, 54-, 60-, or 62-inch mower deck; resilient 4-point mounting system; wider gauge wheels; 1/4-inch cut height increments
  • Optional Power Flow™ material collection system and mulching attachment
  • Large, automotive-type headlights (37-watt halogen), taillights and back-up lights provide unsurpassed nighttime illumination; easily operated with a single dash-mounted switch
  • Electronic fuel injection for quick, sure starts; better fuel economy; and reduced emissions
  • Full instrumentation and automotive-type controls are color coded and conveniently located for easy access
  • One-piece hood opens easily to permit checking and servicing the engine; hood can easily be completely removed without tools
  • Parking brake control is conveniently located below the key switch on the steering pedestal; depressing master stop brake pedal disengages the PTO and cruise control
  • Standard toolbox and cupholder keep tools and beverages within reach
  • Handy 12-volt outlet powers cell phone, CD player or sprayer
  • Mower deck height-of-cut control locks mower in fully raised position so 3-point hitch equipment can be raised or lowered independently of the mower; provides a mower cut height range from 1 to 5 1/4 inches
  • 18-inch professional high-back sit-and-adjust seat features 7 inches of travel; seat angle can be adjusted to any of six positions for operator comfort; folds forward for protection from elements
  • Six-position tilt steering wheel can be adjusted for optimum operator comfort and makes getting on and off the tractor easy
  • Non-slip foot pads help isolate the operator's feet from vibration
  • Fender handles provide a convenient handhold when operating on slopes
  • Roomy and uncluttered open platform makes getting on and off the tractor easy
  • 4-year limited warranty for Select Series™ - 48 Months or 700 Hours, Whichever Comes First
  • Power: 27 hp (20.1 kW)
  • Displacement: 45.5 cu. in. (745 cc)
  • Manufacturer: Kawasaki
  • Cylinders: V-twin, cast-iron liners
  • Type: EFI, OHV, oil filter
  • Cooling Method: Liquid
  • Alternator Capacity: 20 ampere
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 6.5 gal.
  • Type: 2-wheel drive
  • Control: Twin Touch pedals
  • Cruise Control
  • Oil Cooler
  • Differential Lock
  • Forward Speed: 0-8.5 mph
  • Reverse Speed: 0-6 mph
  • Frame: Fully welded
  • Primer/Paint: E-coat/powder
  • Weight Bracket, front
  • Receiver Hitch, front
  • Front Tires: 18x8.5-8
  • Rear Tires: 26x12-12
  • Front Axle: Cast iron
  • Hood Material: Noryl
  • Hourmeter
  • Headlights: Halogen
  • Taillights
  • Backup Lights
  • Rear Work Lights
  • 12 Volt Outlet
  • Service Interval Decal
  • Covered Toolbox
  • Fender Handles
  • Cupholder
  • Type: Power
  • Tilt Steering Wheel, 6 positions
  • All-Wheel Steer: Not available on this model
  • Turning Radius: 25 in.
  • Spindle Bushings: Metal, replaceable
  • Seat Back Height: 18 in.
  • Fore-aft Adjustment: 7 in. while seated
  • Seat Suspension: Six-position
Lift System
  • Type: Two-function hydraulic
  • Hydraulic Outlets: Four
  • Mower Cut Height: 1-5.25 in.
  • Cut Height Increments: 0.25 in.
  • Preset Cut Height
Mower Deck
  • Mower Deck Material: .135 in.
  • Mower Wheel Adjustment: Spring-loaded pin, 7-positions
  • Mower Drive System: Hydraulic clutch, shaft
  • Mower Wheels: Four
Mower Attachability
  • Front Draft Arms: Overcenter
  • Rear Draft Arms: V-align
  • Drive Shaft: Spline align
  • Drive Shaft Lock: Lock-back collar
  • Mower Wheels Rotate
  • Meets ANSI Standard
  • OPEI Label
  • Backup Protection: RIO
  • Safety Video
  • 27-hp V-twin, liquid-cooled John Deere iTorque™ Power System (a combination of engine features that provide more lugging ability, even cooling, and durability) provides exceptional performance and durability to handle commercial applications
  • Electronic fuel injection for quick sure starts, better fuel economy, and reduced emissions
  • Internal hydraulic PTO with multi-disk clutch pack: Soft, smooth clutch engagement, Longer disk life with continuous oil bath, No service required - disks are self-adjusting
  • Shaft drive output through continuous live transmission PTO; no belts to slip or wear out
  • Limited Category 1 3-point hitch available for rear-mounted equipment
Optional Attachments
  • Mowers: 48X, 54X, 60-in. 7-Iron, 62X
  • Powered Collection: 7, 14, 19 bu. Power Flow
  • Mulching System
  • Front Thatcher: 38, 46, 54 in.
  • Front Blade: 54 in.
  • Mid-Mount Blade: 60 in.
  • Snow Blower: 47 in.
  • Rotary Broom: 52, 60 in.
  • Front Loader: Quik-Tatch mounted
  • Tractor Trunk: 3 cu. ft.
  • Mounted Sprayer: 25 gallon
  • 3-Point Hitch: Category 1
  • Rear PTO: 540 rpm
  • Rotary Tiller: 42, 48 in.
  • Box Scraper: 48 in.
  • Cultivator: Adjustable 30-46 in.
  • Rear Blade: 60 in.
  • Sprayer, Cat. 1: 40 gallon
  • Generator: 10 Kilowatt
  • Weather Protection: Hard or soft cab, weather enclosure
  • Rear Receiver Hitch: 1 1/4 in. x 1 1/4 in.
  • Tow-Behind Tools: 19
  • Roller Striping Kit
  • Tractor Shovel: 54 in.
  • Disk: Adjustable 42-52 in.
  • Plow: Adjustable 8-14 in.
  • Landscape Rake: 60 in.
  • Heavy-duty robotically welded frame for the strength to operate a wide variety of equipment
  • Front Quik-Tatch weight bracket is designed into the frame: Provides a convenient way to add 168 lb. of weight to the front of the tractor using four suitcase weights, Extends ahead of the hood to act as a bumper
  • Front axle is made of strong, shock resistant nodular cast iron; will not bend or deform, as is possible with steel-fabricated axles
  • Optional front brushguard protects tractor's front bumper and grill from damage
Engine hp is provided by engine mfr. for comparison purposes. Actual operating hp will be less.



Engine Manufacturer
Horse Power
27 hp (20.1 kW)
Engine Type
V-twin, cast-iron liners
45.5 cu. in. (745 cc)


2-wheel drive
Wheel Size
Front Tires: 18x8.5-8; Rear Tires: 26x12-12
Fuel Capacity
6.5 gal.


Deck Size
54 in.
Discharge Type
Side; Optional: Bagger, Mulcher