Tractor Junction in association with CEAT Specialty announces the winners of India’s tractor of the year 2022.


One of India’s leading digital marketplaces for farmers – Tractor Junction organized ‘ITOTY’ – Indian Tractor of the Year award in association with CEAT Specialty to recognize the innovation and hard work of the tractor and farm equipment manufacturers. The tractor industry is instrumental in the development and modernisation of the farm sector which is also a part of central government’s dream of becoming a $5 trillion economy. The sector is poised for high growth on the back of a good monsoon along with demand pick up, and rising consumption.

The third edition of the award function witnessed the participation of numerous national and international players. The awards were focused on their innovation, new products, and features.

Reflecting its great design and popularity, ‘Mahindra 575 DI XP Plus & Massey Ferguson 246 DYNATRACK’ were jointly adjudged the ‘Indian Tractor of the Year 2022’, while Farmtrac 60 Powermaxx was awarded the ‘Best Tractor For Agriculture 2022’. In the Implements category, ‘Maschio Gaspardo Super Seeder’ won the ‘Machinery of the Year 2022’ award. While ‘Powertrac Powerhouse Series’ earned the title of ‘Launch of the Year’.

The ITOTY jury comprised of eight eminent personalities from diverse backgrounds in Sales, Product, Marketing, Testing, and Ergonomics from the Tractors and Farm implements industry. The process of choosing the winners was transparent, it was based on 60% weightage of Jury Members and 40% of Public Voting.

Mr. Amit Tolani, Chief Executive, CEAT Specialty said, “At CEAT our constant endeavour is to help farmers get the best productivity out of their farms through our superior products. We are happy to partner with ITOTY awards which also encourages the spirit of being the best. The combination of votes by industry experts and consumers ensures that the winners are the ones that have truly made a difference in farmers’ lives.”

Speaking at the event, Mr. Vinkesh Gulati, President, Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) said, “Tractor sales are the barometer of how ‘Bharat’ performs. Tractor OEMs need to focus on dealers, and networks to boost customer experience. Additionally, the government’s final norms on online transfers will boost the used tractor business in India. The association is also pushing for a 5-year trade license renewal with the government.”

Speaking from the sidelines of the event, Mr. Rajat Gupta, Founder of ITOTY and Tractor Junction said, “Our primary aim is to create awareness and give information to farmers on farm equipment and other allied products. With ITOTY award, our goal is to award and encourage innovative products that help our farmers. Indian tractor industry and monsoon are the most accurate barometer of the rural economy of India. Healthy tractor sales are critical to boosting farm output. Easy availability of finance, deep distribution network, and innovative product is key for the growth of tractor volumes.”

The event witnessed awards in 29 categories across tractor segments. A full list of winners as below:

Indian Tractor of the Year Award 2022

Awards CategoryWinner
Best Tractor Under 20 HPVST 171
Best Tractor between 21-30 HP Captain 283 4WD
Best Tractor between 31-40 HP Swaraj 735 FE
Best Tractor between 41-45 HPKubota MU4501
Best Tractor between 46-50 HPNew Holland 3600-2 All Rounder +
Best Tractor between 51-60 HPPowertrac Euro 55 Powerhouse
Best Tractor above 60 HPMahindra Novo 755 DI
Straw Reaper Of the YearDASMESH 517 STRAW REAPER
Reversible Plough of the Year 2022Lemken Opal 090 E Hydraulic Reversible 2 MB Plough
Smart Farm Machinery Of the YearShaktiman Cotton Picker / Code by Swaraj
Post Harvest Solution of the yearNew Holland Square Baler BC 5060
Rotavator of the YearMaschio Gaspardo VIRAT Rotavator
Self Propelled Machinery of The YearShaktiman Sugarcane Harvester
Power Tiller of The YearVST 165DI (16hp)
Machinery of the year  Maschio Gaspardo Super Seeder
Launch of the Year – Farm MachineryLemken Melior 1/85 – Subsoiler
Fastest Growing Implement ManufacturerDasmesh
Best CSR InitiativeMahindra, Swaraj, TAFE,  New Holland, Sonalika, ACE,
The Classic Tractor Of the YearSonalika Sikander DI 740 III
Most Sustainable Tractor of the YearMassey Ferguson 241 Dynatrack
Best 4WD Tractor of the year         Same Deutz Fahr Agrolux 55 4wd / Solis 5015 4wd
Best Design Tractor  Kubota MU5502
Launch of the YearPowertrac Powerhouse Series
Best Tractor for Commercial  ApplicationEicher 557
Best Tractor for AgricultureFarmtrac 60 Powermaxx
Orchard Tractor of the year       Sonalika Baagban RX 32
Fastest Growing Tractor ManufacturerMahindra & Swaraj Tractor
Tractor Exporter of the YearInternational Tractor Limited
Indian Tractor of the year  Mahindra 575 DI XP Plus & Massey Ferguson 246 Dynatrack

About the Awards – Indian Tractor Of The Year 2022

ITOTY (Indian Tractor of the Year) is an innovative idea initiated by Tractor Junction in the year 2019. The thought behind ‘ITOTY’ is to recognise the hard work of the tractor companies across India. The award and recognition motivates them to excel and innovate further for the farmer’s betterment. Manufacturers of tractors and implements all over the years give their 100% to satisfy customer’s needs so it is the right platform to appreciate them. The nomination and final award is judged post multiple and rigorous rounds of voting by the jury members who are experts of the tractor industry.

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