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K42 Series 2, Compact Tractor

  • Engine power
    42 ps
  • Hitch lift capacity
    1500 kg

This sub-compact tractor delivers high performance in a small package. The K42 combines a powerful engine and features that makes quick work of a variety of tasks.

  • Arable Farming
  • Construction
  • Snow Clearing
  • Landscaping

Promoting thriving crop in your acreage

With powerful lift capabilities in a compact body, a TYM compact tractor enables you to perform tasks within the narrow spaces between garden beds. Save time and labour to realize your vision quickly and efficiently, from tilling and leveling the land to scattering soil and seed treatment, you can grow your own orchard or raise vegetable and fruit beds within your estate. With the option of shorter variations, you can find a sub-compact tractor to support smaller greenhouse operations.

Helping realize projects on your property

From site preparation to finishing, a TYM compact tractor is an ideal choice for construction projects on your land. Compatible with a backhoe, front loader, grapples, post-hole diggers and more, this tractor can assist or take over a project. Greater lift capabilities and gear controls help drive project completion efficiently, whether it’s a simple task like installing a mailbox or larger jobs like building a fence.

Bringing safer access to your property in the winter

With a greater engine controls and a larger fuel tank, a TYM compact tractor is equipped to perform short or long duration tasks. Clear snow from paved surfaces along your estate or private access roads to your property. With the flexibility to use specialized implements on different structures, you can choose a snow blower, snow push, brooms and more to achieve the results you’re looking for.

Supporting the vision for your property

With greater lift capacity and multi-functional capabilities, a TYM compact tractor helps you accomplish everything from basic lawn care and weed control to installing water features and garden accents. Smaller design, greater control over engine speeds, intuitive operator features and compatibility with a range of specialized implements allow access to narrower spaces, promoting productivity and faster results.

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The K42 features a 42-horsepower turbo engine for exceptional productivity in a variety of environments and tasks. The cost-effective tractor is equipped with a durable transmission and the most powerful PTO in its class. Its convenience features include the easy-to-read instrument panel, tilt steering wheel, RPM adjustment lever, FWD lever, and more.
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1. 6 standard ballast weights
2. Electronic instrumental panel
3. PTO safety switch
4. PTO transmission lever
5. External hydraulic control lever
6. Forward/reverse shuttle lever

All the right features to get the job done

Complete a range of jobs with a TYM sub-compact tractor. Achieve results faster with a powerful high-torque engine, control implements easily with a PTO switch and stay energized with an ergonomically design operator cabin.

Equipped with a 3-cylinder engine, the tractor maintains a compact size while boasting a similar output to a medium-sized tractor. The durable body and efficient engine combine to efficiently and productively accomplish tasks where a medium-sized tractor is needed. This eco-friendly engine meets Tier-4 emission standards.
3-cylinder high-output TYM diesel engine
A high ground clearance means that you can prevent damage to crops in the field and work more efficiently. (Up to 335 mm)
High ground clearance
The 4-port rear hydraulic valves allows for the installation of a wide range of implements, making various tasks such as rotary tilling, plowing, and transporting material possible.
4 external rear hydraulic valves
Best-in-class 37 HP PTO means you can maximize use of your implements.
Best-in-class PTO output
Shift gears, control front-wheel drive and PTO operation with well-positioned controls around the cabin, making the tractor easier to operate.
Ergonomic cabin design
The wheelbase has been maximized for increased stability and traction.
Longest wheelbase in class

Technical specifications

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Engine manufacturer TYM A1700T2 TYM A2300N4 TYM A2300N4
Type Turbocharger Natural Aspiration Natural Aspiration
Gross engine power 42 ps | 31.3 kW 48.3 ps | 35.5 kW 48 ps | 35.5 kW
PTO power 36 ps | 26.8 kW 34.03 ps | 25.4 kW 40 ps | 30.7 kW
Rated engine speed 2600 rpm 2600 rpm 2600 rpm
No. of cylinders 3 4 4
Displacement 1714 cc 2286 cc 2287 cc
Air cleaner Dry Element Dual Dry Dry Element
Alternator 12V-50A 12V, 70A 12V-50A
Fuel system Indirect Injection IDI Indirect Injection
Transmission type HST Mechanical Synchro
No. of speeds F12 x R12 F12 x R12 F12 x R12
Max. traveling speed 23.9 km/h 24.0 km/h 25.2 km/h
Brakes Wet Disc Wet Disc Wet Disc
Steering Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Hydrostatic
Clutch Dry disk Dry disk Dry disk
hydraulic system
Pump type Gear Pump Dual Gear Pump Gear Pump
Implement flow 35.1 lpm 29 lpm 43.2 lpm
Steering flow 18.9 lpm 16.088 lpm 18.9 lpm
Total flow 54 lpm 45.08 lpm 62.1 lpm
Category, 3-point hitch Cat1 Cat1 Cat1
Hitch lift capacity 1500 kg 1162 kg 1500 kg
Hitch lift capacity at 24 inches behind link ends 1100 kg 673 kg 1100 kg
Lift control type Position, Draft Position Position, Draft
No. of standard remote valves 2/4 1 2/4
PTO type Independent Independent Independent
PTO control Electric/Hydro Electric/Hydro Electric/Hydro
PTO rear 560/780 540/ 540E 560/780/1021
Fuel tank 27 L 34 L 27 L
Coolant 4 L 6.5 L 4.5 L
Crankcase 4.5 L 6.4 L 4.5 L
Transmission/Hydraulics system 34 L 32 L 34 L
Front axle 6.4 L 8.21 L 6.4 L
dimensions & weights
Overall length with 3-point hitch 3426 mm 3320 mm 3476 mm
Overall width 1451 mm 1385 mm 1482 mm
Wheelbase 1670 mm 1770 mm 1720 mm
Height to top of ROPS 2545 mm 2400 mm 2575 mm
Min. ground clearance 335 mm 325 mm 335 mm
Min. turn radius with brakes 2290 mm 2710 mm 2810 mm
Min. turn radius without brakes 2680 mm 2985 mm 3120 mm
Weight with ROPS 1536 kg 1492 kg 1646 kg
standard tires
Agricultural - Front 8-16 4PR 7.0-16 9-16 6PR
Agricultural - Rear 12.4-24 6PR 11.2-24 13.6-24 8PR
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