Challenger 95E

Challenger 95E Technical Specifications

Challenger 95E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1998 – 2001.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger 95E 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 95E Production

Manufacturer Challenger (a part of Caterpillar)
Agricultural Crawler tractor
Original price $238,000

Challenger 95E Power

Engine: 327.74 hp
244.4 kW
PTO (tested) 341.88 hp
254.9 kW

Challenger 95E Mechanical

Drive crawler
Steering hydrostatic differential steering
Hydraulic caliper disc brakes
Cab standard


Type closed center
Valves 4
Total flow 40 gpm
151.4 lpm

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear RPM 1000

Challenger 95E Engine detail

Engine Detail
turbocharged intercooled diesel
Displacement 729 ci
11.9 L
Bore/Stroke 5.118×5.906 inches
130 x 150 mm
Power 410 hp
305.7 kW
Air cleaner dual paper elements with aspirator
Compression 16:1
Rated RPM 2100
Starter volts 12
Coolant capacity 80 qts
75.7 L

Challenger 95E Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type full power shift
Gears 10 forward and 2 reverse

Challenger 95E Dimensions

Wheelbase 107 inches
271 cm
Operating weight 35,520 lbs
16111 kg

Challenger 95E Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1751

OCED Tractor Test 1751
Diesel 10-speed crawler
May 19 – June 2, 1998
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1751 file
PTO performance
Max power 341.88 hp
254.9 kW
Fuel use 16.8 gal/hour
63.6 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed 305.95 hp
228.1 kW
Fuel use 16.1 gal/hour
60.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed 306.34 hp
228.4 kW
Fuel use 15.9 gal/hour
60.2 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 327.74 hp
244.4 kW
Fuel use 19.2 gal/hour
72.7 l/hour
Gear 5 used for power test.
Max pull 35,202 lbs
15967 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Challenger 95E a good tractor?

The Challenger 95E 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 95E take?

Check out the Challenger 95E 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 95E?

The Challenger 95E was an agricultural tractor model made from 1998 – 2001

How much horsepower is a Challenger 95E?

The 95E engine tested at 327.74 hp
244.4 kW drawbar and 341.88 hp
254.9 kW kW PTO horsepower.

How much does a Challenger 95E tractor weight?

Depending on the engine type, the Challenger 95E weight ranges from 35,520 lbs
16111 kg .

How much can a Challenger 95E Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the Challenger 95E tractors starts at 35,202 lbs
15967 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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