My neighbor got a 5075E this summer and he hasn't complained of a lack of power, he did have an issue with the 3PT being assembled wrong and he couldn't figure it out, took the tech to fix it (missing part). I will say it looks like a toy next to my M4, much smaller/narrower tires on a similar wheelbase. His gearing seems better than mine though because he can seemingly run circles around me picking rounds out of the fields and moving them to the stacks but he's also got about 30 years more than I do on tractors so maybe he's cheating.I see a lot of them for sale on Marketplace. I was just wondering what is wrong with them. I hear they are underpowered.
Bill, I don’t know about the 5 series Ds but the 2011 6100D I had was a stout no frills machine. I would still have it if the had offered the partial powershift in it. They do now but in 2011 only the 9 spd which was fine for tillage but really blew air for cutting and baling. No electronics, no smart stuff, lever for pto, my kind of tractor.I have a 2014 5055d, bought it new and knock on wood - it has been a great tractor, over 900 hrs baling squares, cutting with sickle, haybine and even my Krone mower conditioner on light second cut. I have tedded and raked hay and use it to spray herbicides and spread fertilizer. You do need front weights. My brother bought a 2015 5045E with a front end loader. Aside from some dealer prep issues, it has been on a bush hog cutting heavy autumn olives on the farm pastures most all of it's life. It has a computer of some sort and regen. It has been a very good and reliable tractor.