Challenger MT855C

Challenger MT855C Agricultural Crawler tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT855C is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2009 – 2013.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT855C 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 MT855C Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Jackson, Minnesota, USA
Original price: $416,245 (2013 )

Challenger MT855C Power

Engine (gross): 475 hp
354.2 kW
PTO (claimed): 385 hp
287.1 kW
Drawbar (tested): 358.14 hp
267.1 kW
PTO (tested): 465.26 hp
346.9 kW

Challenger MT855C Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 185
Batteries: 4
Battery CCA: 1000
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT855C Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Steering: speed sensitive differential
Brakes: hydraulic wet discs
Trailer brakes: hydraulic*Optional
Cab: Cab standard with air-conditioning.
Transmission: 16-speed full power shift


Type: closed center pressure-flow compensated
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 4 to 6
SCV flow: 36 gpm
136.3 lpm
Total flow: 43.5 gpm
164.6 lpm
  59 gpm
223.3 lpm *Optional

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III/IVN
Rear lift: 19500 lbs
8845 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000 (1.75)

Challenger MT855C Engine detail

Engine Detail
Caterpillar C15 ACERT
turbocharged aftercooled diesel
6-cylinder 24-valve
Displacement: 923 ci
15.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 5.4×6.75 inches
137 x 171 mm
Emissions: Tier III
Power (gross): 475 hp
354.2 kW
Fuel system: mechanical electric injector unit (MEUI)
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

Challenger MT855C Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Caterpillar Powershift
Type: full power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch: hydraulic wet discs

Challenger MT855C Dimensions

Wheelbase: 118 inches
299 cm
Length: 270 inches
685 cm
Width: 141.8 inches
360 cm
Height (cab): 138.1 inches
350 cm
Shiping weight: 41,000 lbs
18597 kg
Max weight: 50,000 lbs
22680 kg
Clearance (drawbar): 14.4 inches
36 cm
Gauge: 90 to 128 inches
228 to 325 cm

Challenger MT855C Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1862A

OCED Tractor Test 1862A
Diesel 16-speed crawler
July 2009 – 2009,
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1862A file
PTO performance
Max power: 465.26 hp
346.9 kW
Fuel use: 25.3 gal/hour
95.8 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 412.25 hp
307.4 kW
Fuel use: 24.5 gal/hour
92.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 444.14 hp
331.2 kW
Fuel use: 25.6 gal/hour
96.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 358.14 hp
267.1 kW
Fuel use: 23.9 gal/hour
90.5 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull: 41964 lbs
19034 kg
Gear 3 used for pull test.


Is Challenger MT855C a good tractor?

The Challenger MT855C 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 MT855C take?

Check out the Challenger MT855C 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 MT845C

The Challenger MT855C was an agricultural tractor model made from 2009 – 2013

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