Challenger MT665

Challenger MT665 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT665 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2002 – 2003.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT665 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 MT665 Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Beauvais, France
The Challenger MT665 is similar to the Massey Ferguson 8280.

Challenger MT665 Power

PTO (claimed): 225 hp
167.8 kW
Drawbar (tested): 183 hp
136.5 kW
PTO (tested): 239.4 hp
178.5 kW

Challenger MT665 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT665 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with air-conditioning.
Transmission: 18-speed power shift


Type: closed center pressure flow compensated (PFC)
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 4
Total flow: 29 gpm
109.8 lpm
  39 gpm
147.6 lpm *Optional

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 19700 lbs
8935 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000
Engine RPM: 1000@2091

Challenger MT665 Engine detail

Engine Detail
turbocharged aftercooled diesel
liquid-cooled vertical
Displacement: 513 ci
8.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.370×5.709 inches
111 x 145 mm
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 16.0:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter volts: 12

Challenger MT665 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: power shift
Gears: 18 forward and 6 reverse
Clutch: electro-hydraulic wet disc

Challenger MT665 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 121 inches
307 cm
Length: 203 inches
515 cm
Width: 98.2 inches
249 cm *Minimum width
Height (cab): 121 inches
307 cm
Shiping weight: 21500 lbs
9752 kg

Challenger MT665 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1869

OCED Tractor Test 1869
Diesel 18-speed 4WD
January 1998 – July 1999,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1869 file
PTO performance
Max power: 239.4 hp
178.5 kW
Fuel use: 13.7 gal/hour
51.9 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 226.5 hp
168.9 kW
Fuel use: 14.4 gal/hour
54.5 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 231.3 hp
172.5 kW
Fuel use: 14.1 gal/hour
53.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 183 hp
136.5 kW
Fuel use: 14.6 gal/hour
55.3 l/hour
Gear 8 used for power test.
Max pull: 20925 lbs
9491 kg
Gear 6 used for pull test.


Is Challenger MT665 a good tractor?

The Challenger MT665 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 MT665 take?

Check out the Challenger MT665 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 MT655

The Challenger MT665 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2002 – 2003

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