Challenger 85E Technical Specifications
Challenger 85E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1998 – 2001.
Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger 85E 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 85E Production
|Manufacturer||Challenger (a part of Caterpillar)|
|Agricultural Crawler tractor|
|PTO (tested)||335.70 hp|
Challenger 85E Mechanical
|Steering||hydrostatic differential steering|
|Hydraulic caliper disc brakes|
|Pump flow||40 gpm|
Power Take-off (PTO)
Challenger 85E Engine detail
|turbocharged intercooled diesel|
130 x 150 mm
|Air cleaner||dual paper elements with aspirator|
|Coolant capacity||80 qts|
|Type||full power shift|
|Gears||10 forward and 2 reverse|
Challenger 85E Dimensions
|Operating weight||34,895 lbs|
Challenger 85E Tests
|OCED Tractor Test 1750|
|Diesel 10-speed crawler|
May 13 – June 2, 1998
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1750 file
|Max power||335.70 hp|
|Fuel use||16.6 gal/hour|
|Power at rated engine speed||303.25 hp|
|Fuel use||16.1 gal/hour|
|Power at rated PTO speed||305.58 hp|
|Fuel use||16.0 gal/hour|
|Max power||296.50 hp|
|Fuel use||17.6 gal/hour|
|Gear 3 used for power test.|
|Max pull||34,070 lbs|
|Gear 1 used for pull test.|
Is Challenger 85E a good tractor?
The Challenger 85E 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 85E take?
Check out the Challenger 85E 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 85E?
The Challenger 85E was an agricultural tractor model made from 1998 – 2001
How much horsepower is a Challenger 85E?
The 85E engine tested at 296.50 hp
221.1 kW drawbar and 335.70 hp
250.3 kW kW PTO horsepower.
How much does a Challenger 85E tractor weight?
Depending on the engine type, the Challenger 85E weight ranges from 34,895 lbs
15828 kg .
How much can a Challenger 85E Pull?
The max pulling capacity of the Challenger 85E tractors starts at 34,070 lbs
15454 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.