CaseIH 956 XL

CaseIH 956 XL Technical Specifications

CaseIH 956 XL is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1985 – 1992.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for CaseIH 956 XL covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

CaseIH 956 XL Production

Manufacturer: CaseIH
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Neuss, Germany

CaseIH 956 XL Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 55
Battery volts: 12

CaseIH 956 XL Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with heat. Air-conditioning optional.
Transmission: 16-speed


Pressure: 2538 psi
175.0 bar
Valves: up to 3
Pump flow: 11.4 gpm
43.1 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: position and draft control
Rear lift: 9532 lbs
4323 kg
  11530 lbs
5230 kg (optional)

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear RPM: 540/1000

CaseIH 956 XL Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester D-358
Displacement: 358 ci
5.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.875×5.0625 inches
98 x 129 mm
Power: 95 hp
70.8 kW
Fuel system: direct injection
Rated RPM: 2200
Torque: 261.8 lb-ft
355.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1400
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 12.7 qts
12.0 L
Oil change: 200 h

CaseIH 956 XL Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: IH-Total-synchron
Gears: 16 forward and 8 reverse

CaseIH 956 XL Dimensions

2WD Wheelbase: 103.5 inches
262 cm
4WD Wheelbase: 102 inches
259 cm
2WD Length: 165.1 inches
419 cm
4WD Length: 167.7 inches
425 cm
Width: 90.8 inches
230 cm
Height (cab): 109.1 inches
277 cm
2WD Weight: 9458 lbs
4290 kg
4WD Weight: 10300 lbs
4672 kg
2WD Clearance (front axle): 20.2 inches
51 cm
4WD Clearance (front axle): 17.2 inches
43 cm
2WD Front tread: 60.1 to 95.2 inches
152 to 241 cm
4WD Front tread: 64.3 to 76.1 inches
163 to 193 cm
Rear tread: 67.1 to 86.8 inches
170 to 220 cm (4WD)


Is CaseIH 956 XL a good tractor?

The CaseIH 956 XL is one of the great tractors in the CaseIH stable, and it has earned CaseIH a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a CaseIH 956 XL take?

Check out the CaseIH 956 XL oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year CaseIH made the 856 XL

The CaseIH 956 XL was an agricultural tractor model made from 1985 – 1992

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