Challenger MT455B

Challenger MT455B MT400B Series Technical Specifications

Challenger MT455B is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2004 – 2013.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT455B 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 MT455B Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Beauvais, France
The Challenger MT445B is similar to the Massey Ferguson 5455.

Challenger MT455B Power

Engine: 95 hp
70.8 kW
PTO (claimed): 80 hp
59.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 66.8 hp
49.8 kW
PTO (tested): 82.6 hp
61.6 kW

Challenger MT455B Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT455B Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives: inboard planetary
Differential lock: electro-hydraulic
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: ROPS. Cab optional with air-conditioning.
Transmission: 16-speed four speed power shift


ROPS Type: open center
Cab Type: closed center load sensing
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 2 to 4
Pump flow: 26.4 gpm
99.9 lpm (open center)
  29 gpm
109.8 lpm (CCLS)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: electronic top-link draft control
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 7285 lbs
3304 kg
Rear Arms: telescopic stabilizers and link ends

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: electro-hydraulic wet disc
Rear RPM: 540/1000

Challenger MT455B Engine detail

Engine Detail
Caterpillar 3054T
turbocharged diesel
liquid-cooled vertical
This engine was branded as a Perkins 1104C depending on market.
Displacement: 268 ci
4.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.134×5.00 inches
105 x 127 mm
Emissions: Tier 2
Power: 95 hp
70.8 kW
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 17.5:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter volts: 12

Challenger MT455B Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Autopower IV
Type: four speed power shift
Gears: 16 forward and reverse
Clutch: wet disc
Four power shift gears in four ranges.

Challenger MT455B Dimensions

Wheelbase: 97 inches
246 cm
Weight: 8,885 lbs
4030 kg (2WD)
  9,445 lbs
4284 kg (4WD)
Rear axle: Flange

Challenger MT455B Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2289

OCED Tractor Test 2289
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
May 2004 – 2004,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2289 file
PTO performance
Max power: 82.6 hp
61.6 kW
Fuel use: 4.9 gal/hour
18.5 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 80.2 hp
59.8 kW
Fuel use: 5.2 gal/hour
19.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 82.5 hp
61.5 kW
Fuel use: 4.9 gal/hour
18.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 66.8 hp
49.8 kW
Fuel use: 5.4 gal/hour
20.4 l/hour
Gear 1LC used for power test.
Max pull: 8725 lbs
3957 kg
Gear 2TD used for pull test.


Is Challenger MT455B a good tractor?

The Challenger MT455B is one of the great tractors in the Challenger (a part of AGCO) stable, and it has earned Challenger (a part of AGCO) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Challenger MT455B take?

Check out the Challenger MT455B 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 AGCO) made the MT445B

The Challenger MT455B was an agricultural tractor model made from 2004 – 2013

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