Challenger MT585E

Challenger MT585E Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT585E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2015 – .

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT585E 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 MT585E Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Jackson, Minnesota, USA

Challenger MT585E Power

Engine (gross): 220 hp
164.1 kW
Engine (max): 260 hp
193.9 kW
PTO (claimed): 180 hp
134.2 kW
Drawbar (tested): 170.4 hp
127.1 kW
PTO (tested): 221.8 hp
165.4 kW

Challenger MT585E Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT585E Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential lock: electro-hydraulic front and rear
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with air-conditioning. Auto-Guide 3000
Transmissions: 24-speed six-speed power shift
  continuously-variable transmission (CVT)


Fuel: 114 gal
431.5 L
Exhaust fluid (DEF): 11 gal
41.6 L
Hydraulic system: 26.4 gal
99.9 L


Type: closed-center load sensing
Capacity: 26.4 gal
99.9 L
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 4
SCV flow: 26.4 gpm
99.9 lpm
Total flow: 29 gpm
109.8 lpm
  39 gpm
147.6 lpm *Optional with AutoPower VI
  50 gpm
189.3 lpm *Optional with CVT

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III/IIIN
Rear lift (at ends): 13500 lbs
6123 kg
  16700 lbs
7575 kg *Lift capacity with CVT transmission.
Front Hitch: IIIN*Optional
Front lift (at ends): 7954 lbs
3607 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/540E/1000
  540/540E/1000/1000E*With CVT transmission.

Challenger MT585E Engine detail

Engine Detail
AGCO Power
turbocharged intercooled diesel
Displacement: 449 ci
7.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.252×5.276 inches
108 x 134 mm
Emissions: Tier IV
Emission control: selective catalytic reduction (SCR)
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 220 hp
164.1 kW
Maximum Power (EC 97/68): 260 hp
193.9 kW
Air cleaner: dry element
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

Challenger MT585E Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: AutoPower VI
Type: six-speed power shift
Gears: 24 forward and reverse

Challenger MT585E Dimensions

Wheelbase: 117 inches
297 cm

Challenger MT585E Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2937

OCED Tractor Test 2937
Diesel CVT 4WD
November 2015 – January 2016,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2937 file
PTO performance
Max power: 221.8 hp
165.4 kW
Fuel use: 12.4 gal/hour
46.9 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 201.2 hp
150.0 kW
Fuel use: 12.2 gal/hour
46.2 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 221.8 hp
165.4 kW
Fuel use: 12.4 gal/hour
46.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 161.9 hp
120.7 kW
Fuel use: 12.3 gal/hour
46.6 l/hour
Pull at 7.76KPH
Max pull: 16480 lbs
7475 kg
Pull at 2.58KPH

OCED Tractor Test 2916

OCED Tractor Test 2916
Diesel AutoPower VI 4WD
July 2015 – August 2015,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2916 file
PTO performance
Max power: 217.2 hp
162.0 kW
Fuel use: 12.2 gal/hour
46.2 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 201.0 hp
149.9 kW
Fuel use: 11.9 gal/hour
45.0 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 216.6 hp
161.5 kW
Fuel use: 12.2 gal/hour
46.2 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 170.4 hp
127.1 kW
Fuel use: 11.9 gal/hour
45.0 l/hour
Gear 3B used for power test.
Max pull: 18120 lbs
8219 kg
Gear 1C used for pull test.


Is Challenger MT585E a good tractor?

The Challenger MT585E 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 MT585E take?

Check out the Challenger MT585E 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 MT575E

The Challenger MT585E was an agricultural tractor model made from 2015 –

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