"We purchased used in December 2000. It has the mower deck and the snow thrower. I have a few issues, but nothing major. Figure it will last me as long..."
"Great tractor, of course. Easy to work on with some mechanical ability. Many attachments out there - even a log splitter!..."
"I bought this tractor used from people that did lawn mowing. Apparently, the air filter was not maintained properly as it burns some oil. I recently..."
"Hello. I feel that the John Deere 318 was the best durable tractor ever made by John Deere. There are many still out there running strong and you..."
"I have had my John Deere 318 about three years now. It had mowed two acre's of grass weekly for a period of nine months each summer without failure. I..."
"This has been an excellent mower for my 3 acres. Very strongly built. I can use it like a weedwacker in brush. It's old, so some things are now..."
"The original owner bought this machine when it was new to mow his new 3 acre property. Shortly after he moved in a developer approached him and he..."
"I've owned my 318 since new in 1987. It was an expensive tractor at the time. It never started reliably until last year, when I found out about a kit..."
"I just bought this tractor it is my first. It was a good price for the feature provided. Mine has a blade and a mowing deck.
"This thing is an absolute tank. Just wont die, but it is getting old & tired...."
"Best tractor ever made. The bench mark that all others strive for...."
"The best lawn and garden tractor ever built. I have been using 318's for the past 15 years and there has only been very few things that I have thrown..."
"I bought this tractor a 316 and in 2006 I bought a 318 body frame and transmission and rear end for the extras like the power steering, dobble..."
"I bought this machine on the spring of 1985 a 316 and six years ago I bought a 318 frame with power train and put my 16 hp Onan to it and kept my 316..."
"These 318's are great tractors and built like a tank. I owned a 316 before I bought this one, and it too was a good tractor, but didn't have dual..."