Challenger MT665C

Challenger MT665C Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT665C is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2009 – 2010.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT665C 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 MT665C Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Beauvais, France
Original price: $236,000 (2009 )

Challenger MT665C Power

Engine (gross): 290 hp
216.3 kW
PTO (claimed): 250 hp
186.4 kW
Drawbar (tested): 218.5 hp
162.9 kW
PTO (tested): 290.3 hp
216.5 kW

Challenger MT665C Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 240*Two 120A alternators.
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 775
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT665C Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives: planetary
Differential lock: electro-hydraulic front and rear
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard with heat and air-conditioning. Optional heated seat, power adjustable mirrors, and automatic temperature control.
Transmission: continuously variable transmission


Type: closed center load sensing
Pressure: 2,901 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 4 to 6
Pump flow: 26.4 gpm
99.9 lpm
Total flow: 46.2 gpm
174.9 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III
Control: electronic lower-link draft sensing
Rear lift (at ends): 26,460 lbs
12002 kg
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 21,336 lbs
9678 kg
Front lift (at ends): 11,020 lbs
4998 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: electro-hydraulic
Rear RPM: 1000E/1000 (1.75)
  540E/1000 (1.375)*Optional
Front PTO: independent*Optional
Front RPM: 1000 (1.375)

Challenger MT665C Engine detail

Engine Detail
turbocharged intercooled diesel
The engine uses AGCO`s e3 selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system to reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx). An exhaust-gas recirculation (IEGR) version of the engine was optionally available.
Displacement: 512.6 ci
8.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.37×5.71 inches
111 x 145 mm
Emissions: Interim Tier 4
Emission control: selective catalytic reduction (SCR)
  integrated exhaust gas recirculation (IECR) optional
Power (gross): 290 hp
216.3 kW
Maximum Power: 320 hp
238.6 kW
Fuel system: electronic high-pressure common rail
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 16.7:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Torque: 1033 lb-ft
1400.7 Nm
Torque RPM: 1500
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

Challenger MT665C Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Techstar CVT
Type: continuously variable transmission
Gears: infinite forward and reverse

Challenger MT665C Dimensions

Wheelbase: 122.2 inches
310 cm
Length: 223.2 inches
566 cm
Height (cab): 133.1 inches
338 cm
Rear axle: Bar: 4.33 by 118 inches
109 by 2997 mm
Front tread: 60.9 to 88.8 inches
154 to 225 cm
Rear tread: 58.5 to 119.5 inches
148 to 303 cm

Challenger MT665C Weight
Shipping: 24,250 lbs
10999 kg
Operating: 25,795 lbs
11700 kg
Max capacity: 38,890 lbs
17640 kg

Challenger MT665C Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2498

OCED Tractor Test 2498
SCR diesel Techstar CVT 4WD
October 2008 – January 2009,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2498 file
PTO performance
Max power: 290.3 hp
216.5 kW
Fuel use: 14.4 gal/hour
54.5 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 257.1 hp
191.7 kW
Fuel use: 13.7 gal/hour
51.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 281.1 hp
209.6 kW
Fuel use: 14.4 gal/hour
54.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 218.5 hp
162.9 kW
Fuel use: 13.7 gal/hour
51.9 l/hour
Pull at 7.5 KPH
Max pull: 34,130 lbs
15481 kg
Pull at 3.8 KPH

OCED Tractor Test 2558

OCED Tractor Test 2558
IEGR diesel Techstar CVT 4WD
October 2009 – March 2010,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2558 file
PTO performance
Max power: 288.2 hp
214.9 kW
Fuel use: 15.9 gal/hour
60.2 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 254.0 hp
189.4 kW
Fuel use: 15.7 gal/hour
59.4 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 275.8 hp
205.7 kW
Fuel use: 15.9 gal/hour
60.2 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 213.6 hp
159.3 kW
Fuel use: 15.7 gal/hour
59.4 l/hour
Pull at 7.58 KPH
Max pull: 26605 lbs
12068 kg
Pull at 4.71 KPH


Is Challenger MT665C a good tractor?

The Challenger MT665C 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 MT665C take?

Check out the Challenger MT665C 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 MT655C

The Challenger MT665C was an agricultural tractor model made from 2009 – 2010

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