Challenger 65C Technical Specifications
Challenger 65C is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1993 – 1994.
Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger 65C covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.
Challenger 65C Production
|Manufacturer||Challenger (a part of Caterpillar)|
|Agricultural Crawler tractor|
|Built in Peoria, Illinois, USA|
|Original price was $119,000 in 1994|
|PTO (tested)||257.20 hp|
Challenger 65C Electrical
Challenger 65C Mechanical
|Hydraulic wet disc brakes|
|Hydraulic system||29 gal|
|Pump flow||27 gpm|
|Steering flow||61.4 gpm|
|Steering press.||6090 psi|
|Rear lift||11,370 lbs|
Power Take-off (PTO)
Challenger 65C Engine detail
|Caterpillar 3306 DITA|
|turbocharged intercooled diesel|
121 x 152 mm
|Power (gross)||285 hp|
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Air cleaner||dual dry elements|
|Oil capacity||27.5 qts|
|Coolant capacity||44 qts|
|Type||full power shift|
|Gears||10 forward and 2 reverse|
|Oil capacity||60 qts|
Challenger 65C Dimensions
|Height (cab)||128 inches|
|Height (exhaust)||144 inches|
|Operating weight||32875 lbs|
|Clearance (drawbar)||15 inches|
|Gauge||90 inches |
Challenger 65C Tests
|OCED Tractor Test 1653|
|Diesel 10-speed crawler|
October 2 – 11, 1991
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1653 file
|Max power||257.20 hp|
|Fuel use||15.3 gal/hour|
|Power at rated engine speed||245.20 hp|
|Fuel use||15.2 gal/hour|
|Power at rated PTO speed||250.16 hp|
|Fuel use||15.3 gal/hour|
|Max power||220.32 hp|
|Fuel use||15.7 gal/hour|
|Gear 4 used for power test.|
|Max pull||32714 lbs|
|Gear 1 used for pull test.|
Is Challenger 65C a good tractor?
The Challenger 65C is one of the great tractors in the Challenger (a part of Caterpillar) stable, and it has earned Challenger (a part of Caterpillar) a fantastic reputation.
How much oil does a Challenger 65C take?
Check out the Challenger 65C 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 Challenger (a part of Caterpillar) made the ?
The Challenger 65C was an agricultural tractor model made from 1993 – 1994
How much horsepower is a Challenger 65C?
The engine tested at 220.32 hp
164.3 kW drawbar and 257.20 hp
191.8 kW kW PTO horsepower.
How much does a Challenger 65C tractor weight?
Depending on the engine type, the Challenger 65C weight ranges from 32875 lbs
14912 kg .
How much can a Challenger 65C Pull?
The max pulling capacity of the Challenger 65C tractors starts at 32714 lbs
14839 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.
How much can a John Challenger 65C Lift?
Challenger 65C tractor hitch is capable of lifting 11,370 lbs