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Top 7 Tractor Brands in India for 2024

These tractor brands represent the essence of excellence, reliability, and innovation in the agricultural sector. Each brand's commitment to quality, performance, and customer satisfaction showcases its impact on driving agricultural productivity and sustainability in India.

Saurabh Shukla
Top 7 Tractor Brands in India in 2024 (Photo Source: Mahindra Tractor)
Top 7 Tractor Brands in India in 2024 (Photo Source: Mahindra Tractor)

Tractors play a crucial role in driving agricultural and commercial activities in India. With an increasing demand for efficiency and productivity, the tractor market in India is witnessing significant growth. At present, we have many tractor companies with different ranges of tractors (starting from 15 hp to 75 hp). Let's check out the top 7 tractors in the country for this year. 

1. Mahindra and Mahindra Tractors

  • Mahindra tractors stand at the forefront of agricultural innovation in India. For a common man or farmer, the very first name that can come to mind is ‘Mahindra’. Over the years, the Mahindra Tractors has emerged as one of the top manufacturers of agricultural and farm equipment, including tractors. Mahindra & Mahindra Company was started by J.C Mahindra and K.C Mahindra. 

  • Renowned for their robustness and reliability, Mahindra tractors cater to the diverse needs of farmers across the country. With a comprehensive range of models offering varying horsepower capacities, Mahindra ensures that farmers can select the ideal tractor to suit their specific requirements.

  • They are available from 15 HP to 75 horsepower versions. Notable models like the Mahindra JIVO 225 DI and Mahindra Novo 755 DI exemplify the brand's commitment to delivering exceptional performance and durability.

2. TAFE - Tractor and Farm Equipment Ltd

  • TAFE, encompassing brands such as Eicher and Massey Ferguson, was founded by R. Anantha Ramakrishnan in 1960. All the types of tractors under the TAFE brand are strong and durable as it is made with superior technology.

  • It represents a legacy of trust and excellence in the Indian tractor market. With a focus on quality and innovation, TAFE offers a diverse range of tractors designed to optimize agricultural productivity.

  • They are available in models ranging from 18-55 HP. Models like the Eicher 380 Super DI and Eicher 333 Super DI are esteemed for their superior performance and versatility, earning the trust of farmers nationwide.


Swaraj tractors
Swaraj tractors

3. Swaraj Tractors

  • A farm equipment manufacturing firm by the name Punjab Tractors Limited was set up in Mohali in 1972. It became the first company that indigenously started manufacturing of tractors in India, under Swaraj brand. The company afterward was taken over by Mahindra Group in 2007 and its name was changed to Swaraj Division.

  • As a pioneer in indigenous tractor manufacturing, Swaraj has established itself as a committed in the Indian agricultural landscape. Under the Mahindra Group's stewardship, Swaraj continues to uphold its legacy of reliability and affordability. The company manufactures tractors in the horsepower range of 11 HP to 70 HP.

  • The brand's extensive lineup of tractors caters to a wide spectrum of farming needs, with models like the Swaraj 735 FE and Swaraj 963 FE renowned for their robust construction and optimal performance.

4. Sonalika Tractors

  • Sonalika Tractors came into being in 1995 with its head office situated in Jalandhar. They emerged as a frontrunner in providing cost-effective yet high-performance tractors to Indian farmers. It is the third largest-selling tractor brand in the country, with a focus on customer-centricity, Sonalika offers a diverse range of models spanning various horsepower capacities.

  • They offer 50 different tractor types in India, ranging from 20 HP to 90 HP. Models like the Sonalika DI 745 III and Sonalika Tiger 26 are celebrated for their efficiency and ease of operation, making them indispensable assets for farmers seeking optimal productivity.

Sonalika tractors
Sonalika tractors

5. John Deere Tractors

  • This is yet another popular tractor brand in the Indian market. Renowned for their slogan "Nothing Runs Like A Deere," John Deere tractors characterize excellence and reliability in the agricultural sector. The Deere & Company founded in 1837 by a blacksmith John Deere in the US, is one of the oldest agricultural equipment manufacturers.

  • The company, which is headquartered in Pune, has made an immense presence with a diverse range of models offering unparalleled performance and durability, John Deere remains a trusted choice for farmers nationwide. They are available in range from 28 to 120 HP. 

  • The brand's commitment to innovation and quality is evident in models like the John Deere 5105 and John Deere 5310, which continue to set benchmarks in agricultural machinery.

6. Massey Ferguson Tractor:

  • Massey Ferguson distinguishes itself as a premium brand offering cutting-edge technology at competitive prices. With a focus on superior performance and customer satisfaction, Massey Ferguson tractors are revered for their reliability and versatility.

  • Models like the Massey Ferguson 1035 DI and Massey Ferguson 245 DI exemplify the brand's commitment to delivering value and efficiency to farmers across India.

7. New Holland Tractor:

  • Founded in 1895 by Abe Zimmerman, New Holland, is renowned for its focus on quality and innovation. It remains a dominant force in the Indian tractor market. New Holland Fiat India Pvt. Ltd. (previously known as New Holland Tractors India Pvt. Ltd.) was recognized as a 100% subsidiary of CNH Global NV in 1996. Tractors made here are exported to over 70 countries in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Africa.

  • They offer a wide range of models catering to diverse horsepower requirements, models like the New Holland 3230 and New Holland 4710 are cherished by farmers for their performance and durability, contributing significantly to agricultural productivity nationwide.

To conclude, although Mahindra tractors are the largest-selling tractor manufacturers in the country, the other tractor brands mentioned above have proved their efficiency as well. Hence you can compare the features of tractor models provided by different companies and then make your decision. The selection can depend on factors like HP requirement, type of use (agriculture, specialty farming, etc.), and price of course.

These are just a few top-selling tractor companies in India, there are many other brands also.

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