I spent a great deal of time researching before deciding which tractor to purchase. In my opinion the Mahindra line of sub-compact tractors cannot be matched. My final three in making the decision were Kabota, John Deere, and Mahindra. I rated my tractor "5 stars" on all accounts, time will tell if I'm right, but so far I don't have the slightest bit of "buyers remorse". I bought the front loader, back hoe, rake, rear blade, and spreader, and have used all but the spreader.
Build quality: the body and fenders are all metal, no plastic unlike the competitors. The frame is a tractor frame, not a mower frame.
Features: can't think of anything that it doesn't have, all controls are easy to access and simple to use.
Performance: Plenty of power; the front loader can lift 1400lbs, and the PTO has more power than the competition. The back hoe performed above my expectations. I bought the "Shuttle" (gear) model instead of the HST to have the additional power.
Value: With everything I bought, I paid $22k, can't be beaten, considering all above.
Reliability: Easily starts every time I turn the key, but time will tell.
Dealer Experience: If all Mahindra dealers are as good as mine, watch out competition! Had a couple of minor issues, and the response was terrific.
I will recommend Mahindra and my dealer to anyone looking to purchasing any size tractor.