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John Deere Construction & Forestry - 310L EP Backhoe Loaders

A 310L EP that meets Interim Tier 4 (IT4) standards without aftertreatment components and diesel particulate filters (DPFs) is just the beginning. It's an excellent choice for large fleets and rental yards. Don't let the 310L EP's competitive price fool you. There's nothing light duty about it. Plus, it comes equipped, not stripped.

Features & Benefits


The 310L EP PowerTech IT4/Stage IIIB emission-certified engine requires no aftertreatment. Save fuel with standard economy mode can be configured separately between loader and backhoe functions.


True four-wheel drive on command. Optional limited-slip mechanical-front-wheel drive delivers superior traction in any ground condition. Engage momentary mechanical-front-wheel drive “on the fly” with the touch of a button on the new loader control.


PowerShift transmission provides on-the-go clutchless gear changes, for the operator.

Cab comfort

L-Series Backhoes are loaded with creature comforts, including efficient HVAC system, adjustable mechanical or air-suspension seat, and optional premium radio with Bluetooth, auxiliary input, and XM Satellite Radio capability.

Fingertip electrohydraulic (EH)

Fingertip electrohydraulic (EH) control of redesigned pilot levers provides even easier operation of backhoe functions, including the horn and selective flow.


Exterior lights, wipers, and turn signals are now more conveniently located on the multifunction lever on the steering column — just like the family SUV — helping operators keep their eyes on the job at hand.


The exclusive John Deere WorkSight suite of telematic solutions includes JDLink Ultimate with real-time machine monitoring and remote diagnostics to help increase uptime while lowering operating costs.


Choose from a variety of factory-installed tire options, for the traction, exceptional performance, and long service life your specific application requires.

Oil options

L-Series Backhoes come factory-filled with Hydrau premium all-season, anti-wear hydraulic oil specifically designed for construction equipment. For cold weather, opt for Hydrau XR, which offers all-season protection from –40 to 40 deg. C.


Same-side ground-level service points help speed daily checks and fills. Other features such as quick-change filters, extended service intervals, simple-to-read sight gauges, and easy-access grease zerks help increase uptime and lower daily costs.


Key Specifications
Net Power 52 kW (70 hp) @ 1,900 rpm
Max. Digging Depth 4.27 m (14 ft. 0 in.)
Loader Breakout Force 41.6 kN (9,353 lb.)
Loader Lifting Capacity 3099 kg (6,833 lb.)