Challenger 65E Technical Specifications
Challenger 65E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1998 – 2001.
Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger 65E 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 65E Production
|Manufacturer||Challenger (a part of Caterpillar)|
|Agricultural Crawler tractor|
|PTO (tested)||308.98 hp|
Challenger 65E Mechanical
|Steering||hydrostatic differential steering|
|Hydraulic caliper disc brakes|
|Total flow||40 gpm|
|Rear lift||14,583 lbs|
Power Take-off (PTO)
Challenger 65E Engine detail
125 x 140 mm
|Air cleaner||dual paper elements|
|Coolant capacity||60 qts|
|Type||full power shift|
|Gears||10 forward and 2 reverse|
Challenger 65E Dimensions
|Operating weight||34,195 lbs|
Challenger 65E Tests
|OCED Tractor Test 1748|
|Diesel 10-speed crawler|
May 5 – June 2, 1998
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1748 file
|Max power||308.98 hp|
|Fuel use||16.4 gal/hour|
|Power at rated engine speed||276.87 hp|
|Fuel use||15.2 gal/hour|
|Power at rated PTO speed||285.92 hp|
|Fuel use||15.5 gal/hour|
|Max power||248.00 hp|
|Fuel use||15.2 gal/hour|
|Gear 3 used for power test.|
|Max pull||33,284 lbs|
|Gear 1 used for pull test.|
Is Challenger 65E a good tractor?
The Challenger 65E 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 65E take?
Check out the Challenger 65E 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 65E was an agricultural tractor model made from 1998 – 2001
How much horsepower is a Challenger 65E?
The engine tested at 248.00 hp
184.9 kW drawbar and 308.98 hp
230.4 kW kW PTO horsepower.
How much does a Challenger 65E tractor weight?
Depending on the engine type, the Challenger 65E weight ranges from 34,195 lbs
15510 kg .
How much can a Challenger 65E Pull?
The max pulling capacity of the Challenger 65E tractors starts at 33,284 lbs
15097 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.
How much can a John Challenger 65E Lift?
Challenger 65E tractor hitch is capable of lifting 14,583 lbs