2019 Yanmar USA SA221

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The SA221 is a fully outfitted, multipurpose compact tractor, powered by fuel-efficient three-cylinder, liquid-cooled Yanmar diesel engine. We designed this tractor to generate more usable horsepower and deliver a smoother, more comfortable ride. You'll quickly appreciate the redesigned open platform, with its convenient and easy-to-use controls that simplify operation for users of all experience levels.

Innovative design and technology
  • Compact tractors, fueled by efficient but powerful diesel engines, provide the versatility to handle any job around your property. Here's a quick look at SA221 tractor features to help you get the most work done:
  • Hydrostatic transmission with dual pedals for simplified operation
  • Power steering for less operator fatigue
  • Power takeoff (PTO) and three-point hitch for attachments
  • 21.5 horsepower
Built Together To Work Together
  • The SA221 packs the power you'd expect from a much larger tractor. That means the SA221 can do serious work with a front-end loader, a hydraulic backhoe and three-point hitch attachments for mowing, tilling, planting, digging, plowing and so much more.
  • Yanmar designs and builds the major components - engine, front axle, transmission and final drive - to work together. We also smoothly integrate these features and optional attachments so you can get more work done quickly:
  • Yanmar-designed front-end loader, with class-leading lift capacity of 825 pounds and quick-attach for buckets, forks and other attachments
  • 60-inch, mid-mount, drive-over mower
  • Dual hydraulic pumps
  • Smooth hydraulic power steering
  • One-touch on/off, electro-hydraulic, independent rear PTO
  • Battery: 540 CCA
  • Bore and Stroke in. (mm): 2.902x3.03 in. (74x77 mm)
  • Cooling system: Water cooled
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Gross Power: 21.5 hp (16.0 kW)
  • Maker: Yanmar
  • Maximum Torque ft.lbs. (Nm): 39.4 ft.lb. (53.5 Nm)
  • Model: 3TNM74F
  • Number of cylinders: 3
  • PTO Power at Zero Speed: 19.4 hp (14.5 kW)
  • Rated RPM: 3,200 rpm
  • Total displacement: 60.6 cu.in. (0.933 L)
  • Type: 21.5 Engine Horsepower Diesel Tractor
  • Engine Coolant: 3.0 qt. (2.8 L)
  • Engine Oil: 3.1 qt. (2.9 L)
  • Front Axle Oil: 0.79 gal. (3.0 L)
  • Fuel tank: 6.1 gal. (23.0 L)
  • Transmission Oil: 4.1 gal. (15.5 L)
  • 2WD/4WD engagement: Selectable
  • Brakes: Wet disc
  • Transmission type: Hydrostatic
  • 3-point hitch: Limited Category 1
  • 3-point lift capacity (std.): 660 lbf. (300 kgf)
  • 4-way loader control valve: Standard
  • Power steering: Fully Hydraulic
  • Pump capacity (implement) @ Rated: 4.3 gpm (16.1 L/min)
  • Pump capacity (steering) @ Rated RPM: 3.7 gpm (14.1 L/min)
  • Ground Clearance (with R4 Tires): 10.8 in. (274 mm)
  • Minimum Turning Radius ft. (m): 7.87 in. (2.4 m)
  • Overall Height (with Folded ROPS, R4 Tires): 66.3 in. (1,683 mm)
  • Overall height (with R4 Tires): 82.3 in. (2,090 mm)
  • Overall Height (with R4 Tires, Top Of Steering Wheel): 51.1 in. (1,299 mm)
  • Overall length (with 3PH and R4 Tires): 102.1 in. (2,594 mm)
  • Weight (with ROPS, R4 Tires, Full Fluid): 1,537 lb. (697 kg)
  • Wheelbase: 57.9 in. (1,400 mm)
  • Width (with R4 Tires): 47.3 in. (1,200 mm)
Tire size
  • Industrial (R4) - Front: 18 x 8.5-10 6PR
  • Industrial (R4) - Rear: 26 x 12.0-12 4PR
  • Turf (R3) - Front: 18 x 8.50-10 4PR
  • Turf (R3) - Rear: 26 x 12.0-12 4PR
Traveling speeds
  • Forward (with R1 Tires): 0 - 8.6 mph (0 - 13.8 kmh)
  • Reverse (with R1 Tires): 0 - 6.3 mph (0 - 10.0 kmh)
  • Mid Shaft: SAE16/32, 15 Splines
  • Mid Speed/Engine RPM: 554/3,200
  • Mid Type: Independent
  • Power Take Off (PTO) Power HP (kW): 15.6 hp (11.6 kW)
  • Rear Shaft Size: 35 mm OD, 6 Splines
  • Rear Speed/Engine RPM: 2,057/3,200
  • Rear Type: Independent
  • Type: Hydraulic Clutch
  • Attachments: 1-year limited warranty
  • Power train (Engine and transmission core components): 5 years or 2,500 hours
  • Tractor (Private Individual Usage): 24 months or 2,000 hours
Available Attachments
  • Box & Scraper Blades: Think earthmover. Easily carve into sod and dirt with reversible cutting edges that move and cut in both forward and reverse. Hardened scarifier teeth with replaceable tips handle the toughest digging and box scrapers an even more versatile grading and earthmoving tool.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Disc Harrows: Big farm tillage technology fit for your compact tractor. From primary tillage, gardening and food plots to firebreaks and weed control, there's no faster way to make you and your tractor more productive.
  • Finish Mowers: The innovative rounded-front, tapered-side, rear-discharge deck allows you to reduce trim and mow with better maneuverability. The heat-treated, alloy steel blades always give you a beautiful, high-precision cut on any type of grass.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Flexwing Rotary Cutter: An innovative design --purpose-built for smaller, more fuel-efficient tractors -- gives you acreage-eating cutting width matched to your higher horsepower compact tractor. Make short work of pasture brush control, waterway maintenance, or municipal vegetation management.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Food Plot Seeder: Yanmar food plot seeders give you the tool you need to establish, maintain and replant any volume of food plots, plus the flexibility to handle a range of other seeding and planting tasks. These seeders offer three seed box options to fit the widest possible selection of seed types.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Grading Scraper: Think road grader. Turn driveways, show arenas and baseball diamonds into works of art with these heavy-duty grading scrapers. Crafted to handle more materials in fewer passes.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Landscape Rakes: These ruggedly durable landscape rakes can handle everything - they're highly versatile -- from the toughest cleanup jobs to the precision raking you demand for lawn care and general maintenance.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Posthole Digger: With their heavy-duty, welded construction, rugged gearbox with tapered roller bearing, spring-loaded seals and forged-steel teeth, these posthole diggers won't back down from tough soil conditions.*See dealer for auger pricing.
  • Precision Seeder: Yanmar precision seeders give you the flexibility to handle primary seeding, over-seeding, and special applications such as planting native grasses and establishing food plots. These seeders offer three seed box options to fit the widest possible selection of seed types.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Quick Hitch: Make quick work of changing from one three-point hitch attachment to another, many times without even leaving the seat of your tractor. Compatible with most Yanmar attachments.
  • Rear Blades: Possibly the most popular three-point-mounted implement ever invented. Scrape, grade and level almost any playing field. Quickly and easily adjust the angle, tilt, angle and offset to make short work of any job.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Rotary Cutters: The one tool that probably puts more hours on compact tractors than any other. A rotary cutter sized for your compact tractor helps make short work of anything that's growing where you don't want it to. For pastures, woodlands and "brush hogging".*see dealer for options pricing
  • Rotary Tiller: Go from waste ground to mellow-soiled garden in a couple of passes. Durable rotary tillers on your compact tractor handle whatever planting, gardening and landscaping challenges you tackle.
  • Snow Blowers: Move large amounts of snow in small amounts of time with these rugged, dependable snowblowers. Purpose-built especially for subcompact and compact tractors, each features a two-stage design that provides more throwing force with less horsepower.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Stump Grinder: The high-speed, toothed disk grinds deep below ground level to turn both stumps and roots into chips, that will conserve moisture around trees and flower beds, reduces weeds, and enhances the visual appeal of your property.*see dealer for options pricing
  • Turf Flexwing Rotary Cutter: Three decks mounted to a heavy-duty trailer provide triple-cut capacity, so you can mow up to seven acres per hour at five mph. Make short, beautiful work of even the largest lawns with a powerfully efficient, wide cutting width mower.*see dealer for options pricing
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Engine Manufacturer
Engine Type
21.5 hp (16.0 kW)
15.6 hp (11.6 kW)
Rated RPM
3,200 rpm
Bore and Stroke
2.902x3.03 in. (74x77 mm)


57.9 in. (1,400 mm)
82.3 in. (2,090 mm)
47.3 in. (1,200 mm)
1,537 lb. (697 kg)
Ground Clearance
10.8 in. (274 mm)


Fuel Capacity
6.1 gal. (23.0 L)
Wet disc

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