John Deere XUV550 Gator Utility Vehicle

John Deere XUV550 Gator Utility Vehicle


  • Power and Acceleration
  • Comfort and Customisation
  • Superior Terrain Capability
Top Speed: 45 km/h
Engine: 570cc petrol
Cylinders: V-twin
Horsepower: 11.9 kW (16 hp*) @ 3800 rpm



The Gator XUV550 Crossover Utility Vehicle is designed for customers who desire performance, comfort, customisation, and 4WD for a great value. With its powerful V-twin engine, independent four-wheel suspension, and availability of over 75 attachments, the Gator XUV550 provides an unparalleled balance of performance and work capability in the mid-duty class.



Type 4-cycle gas, V-twin, Dynamically tuned Carb, Overhead Valves (OHV)
Displacement 570 cc
Power 11.9* kW16 hp
Cooling system Air cooled


Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with clutch enclosure
Final drive High, Low, Neutral, Reverse Transaxle
Four wheel drive Dash lever actuated four-wheel drive system with limited slip front differential, plus locking rear differential
Traction assist Positive locking, mechanically actuated (hand lever operated) rear differential lock
Descent control ---
Maximum traveling speed 0-28 mph (0-45 kph) High Forward, 0-21 mph (0-34 kph) Low Forward, 0-16 mph (0-26 kph) Reverse


Front Fully independent dual A-Arm with adjustable coils, 9 in. (228.6 mm) travel
Rear Independent H-arm and control link with adjustable coil over shock, 8 in. (203.2 mm) travel


Type Front/rear hydraulic disc with twin piston calipers
Park brake Automotive-style foot-actuated mechanical park brake system

Tires / Wheels

Front 25x8-12 Ancla M-T (Extreme Terrain) 4-ply rating steel wheels; 25x8-12 Terrahawk AT (All Terrain) 4-ply rating steel wheels; 25x8-12 Turf tire 4ply rating steel wheels; optional 25x8-12 Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 4-ply rating on various color alloys
Rear 25x10-12 Ancla M-T (Extreme Terrain) 4-ply rating steel wheels; 25x10-12 Terrahawk AT (All Terrain) -4ply rating steel wheels; 25x10-12 Turf tire 4ply rating steel wheels; optional 25x10-12 Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 4-ply rating on various color alloys

Dimensions / Capacities

Wheelbase 1950 mm72.8 in.
Dry weight 552 kg1227 lb
Length 2921 mm with bumper 115 in. with bumper
Width 1435 mm56.5 in.
Height 1867 mm73.5 in.
Tread centers 1220 mm48 in.
Ground clearance 267 mm minimum 10.5 in. minimum
Fuel capacity 18.5 L4.9 U.S. gal.
Cargo box dimensions 82L x 120.9W x 29.7D cm32.3L x 47.6W x 11.7D in.
Cargo box capacity (weight) 181 kg400 lb
Payload capacity 363 kg800 lb
Towing capacity 1100 lb499 kg
Hitch Standard 2 in. (50 mm) rear receiver with optional 2 in. (50 mm) front receiver with recovery loops


Color Green/Yellow, Olive/Black, REALTREE HARDWOODS HD Camo
Power steering ---
Battery / Alternator / Power port 340 CCA16 amp @ 4100 rpm, regulated 12 VDC standard outlet
Instrumentation Digital display with hour meter with maintenance and driver seatbelt reminder; optional speedometer and engine oil temperature sensor
Storage 2 cupholders, sealed underhood, glovebox, center console
Seating Bench seat; 18 in. (457.2 mm) adjustable high back bucket seats; optional 21 in. (457.2 mm) adjustable deluxe high back bucket seats


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