CaseIH Steiger 550

CaseIH Steiger 550 Technical Specifications

CaseIH Steiger 550 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2011 – 2013.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for CaseIH Steiger 550 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 Steiger 550 Production

Manufacturer: CaseIH
Type: Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Factory: Fargo, North Dakota, USA

CaseIH Steiger 550 Power

Engine: 550 hp
410.1 kW
PTO (claimed): 475 hp
354.2 kW
Drawbar (tested): 462.64 hp
345.0 kW
PTO (tested): 536.32 hp
399.9 kW

CaseIH Steiger 550 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 200
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 1000
Battery volts: 12

CaseIH Steiger 550 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Cab: Surveyor cab standard.
Transmission: 16-speed full power shift


Type: pressure flow compensating (PFC)
Rear valves: 4 to 8
Pump flow: 35 gpm
132.5 lpm
Total flow: 42 gpm
159.0 lpm
  56 gpm
212.0 lpm (High Flow)
  113 gpm
427.7 lpm (Twin Flow)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 4N
Rear lift: 19,620 lbs
8899 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000 (1-3/4)

CaseIH Steiger 550 Engine detail

Engine Detail
two-stage turbocharged intercooled and aftercooled diesel
6-cylinder 24-valve
Displacement: 787 ci
12.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 5.315×5.906 inches
135 x 150 mm
Emissions: Interim Tier 4
Emission control: selective catalytic reduction (SCR)
Power: 550 hp
410.1 kW
Maximum Power: 605 hp
451.1 kW
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter type: electric

CaseIH Steiger 550 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: full power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: electro-hydraulic wet discs

CaseIH Steiger 550 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 154 inches
391 cm
Weight: 44,046 lbs
19979 kg (dual 710/70R42)
Ballasted weight: 66,000 lbs
29937 kg
Rear axle: 4.5 by 120 inches
114 by 3048 mm
Rear axle: 5.5 by 120 inches
139 by 3048 mm

CaseIH Steiger 550 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2047

OCED Tractor Test 2047
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
November 8 – 16, 2012
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2047 file
PTO performance
Max power: 536.32 hp
399.9 kW
Fuel use: 28.0 gal/hour
106.0 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 475.47 hp
354.6 kW
Fuel use: 26.4 gal/hour
99.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 518.57 hp
386.7 kW
Fuel use: 27.7 gal/hour
104.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 462.64 hp
345.0 kW
Fuel use: 27.6 gal/hour
104.5 l/hour
Gear 5 used for power test.
Max pull: 51953 lbs
23565 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is CaseIH Steiger 550 a good tractor?

The CaseIH Steiger 550 is one of the great tractors in the CaseIH stable, and it has earned CaseIH a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a CaseIH Steiger 550 take?

Check out the CaseIH Steiger 550 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 Steiger 500

The CaseIH Steiger 550 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2011 – 2013

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