Challenger MT585B

Challenger MT585B Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT585B is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2010 – 2012.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT585B 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 MT585B Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Row-Crop tractor

Challenger MT585B Power

Engine (gross): 200 hp
149.1 kW
PTO (claimed): 165 hp
123.0 kW
Drawbar (tested): 149.22 hp
111.3 kW
PTO (tested): 207.82 hp
155.0 kW

Challenger MT585B Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 175
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 600 (each)
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT585B Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with air-conditioning.
Transmission: continuously variable transmission


Fuel: 94 gal
355.8 L
Hydraulic system: 26.4 gal
99.9 L


Type: closed center pressure flow compensated
Capacity: 26.4 gal
99.9 L
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 3 or 4
Total flow: 29 gpm
109.8 lpm
  39 gpm
147.6 lpm (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III
Control: lower link draft sensing
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 16140 lbs
7321 kg
Front Hitch: optional
Front lift: 8800 lbs
3991 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: electro-hydraulic
Rear RPM: 540/540E/1000 (1.375)
Front PTO: optional
Front RPM: 1000 (1.375)

Challenger MT585B Engine detail

Engine Detail
wastegate turbocharged and air-to-air intercooled diesel
6-cylinder 24-valve
liquid-cooled inline
Displacement: 449.4 ci
7.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.252×5.276 inches
108 x 134 mm
Emissions: Tier III
Power (gross): 200 hp
149.1 kW
Maximum Power: 225 hp
167.8 kW
Fuel system: electronic common rail
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 35.9 qts
34.0 L

Challenger MT585B Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Techstar CVT
Type: continuously variable transmission
Gears: infinite forward and reverse
Oil capacity: 55 qts
52.1 L

Challenger MT585B Dimensions

Wheelbase: 118 inches
299 cm
Length: 199.5 inches
506 cm
Width: 118.1 inches
299 cm (min)
Height (cab): 121.9 inches
309 cm
Shiping weight: 16400 lbs
7439 kg
Clearance (drawbar): 16 inches
40 cm
Rear axle: 88 inch length
2235 mm
Rear axle: 120 inch length
3048 mm
Rear tread: 60 to 88 inches
152 to 223 cm
Rear tread: 60 to 120 inches
152 to 304 cm (long bar)

Challenger MT585B Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2031A

OCED Tractor Test 2031A
Diesel Techstar CVT 4WD
June 12 – 18, 2012
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2031A file
PTO performance
Max power: 207.82 hp
155.0 kW
Fuel use: 11.5 gal/hour
43.5 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 180.88 hp
134.9 kW
Fuel use: 11.1 gal/hour
42.0 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 203.86 hp
152.0 kW
Fuel use: 11.8 gal/hour
44.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 149.22 hp
111.3 kW
Fuel use: 11.2 gal/hour
42.4 l/hour
Pull at 8.84 KPH
Max pull: 17365 lbs
7876 kg
Pull at 4.47 KPH


Is Challenger MT585B a good tractor?

The Challenger MT585B 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 MT585B take?

Check out the Challenger MT585B 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 MT575B

The Challenger MT585B was an agricultural tractor model made from 2010 – 2012

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