Challenger MT855E

Challenger MT855E Agricultural Crawler tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT855E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2014 – 2020.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT855E 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 MT855E Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Jackson, Minnesota, USA

Challenger MT855E Power

Engine (gross): 490 hp
365.4 kW
PTO (claimed): 400 hp
298.3 kW
Drawbar (tested): 360.27 hp
268.7 kW
PTO (tested): 453.59 hp
338.2 kW

Challenger MT855E Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 300 (2x 150)
Batteries: 4
Battery CCA: 1000
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT855E Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Steering: power differential
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
Pump flow: 58.1 gpm
219.9 lpm
  85 gpm
321.7 lpm (optional)
SCV flow: 26.4 gpm
99.9 lpm
  36 gpm
136.3 lpm (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear lift: 19500 lbs
8845 kg
Drawbar: Cat. 4
  Cat. 5

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: electronic
Rear RPM: 1000 (1.75)

Challenger MT855E Engine detail

Engine Detail
AGCO Power
turbocharged diesel
12-cylinder 48-valve
Displacement: 1027.5 ci
16.8 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.370×5.709 inches
111 x 145 mm
Emissions: Tier IV
Emission control: selective catalytic reduction (SCR)
Power (gross): 490 hp
365.4 kW
Maximum Power: 529 hp
394.5 kW
Torque: 1740 lb-ft
2359.4 Nm
Torque RPM: 1500
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

Challenger MT855E Transmission overview

Engine Oil

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

Challenger MT855E Dimensions

Front axle: Bar
Rear axle: Bar
Gauge: 90 to 128 inches
228 to 325 cm

Challenger MT855E Weight
Shipping: 42596 lbs
19321 kg
Max capacity: 55913 lbs
25362 kg
Max Drawbar: 10000 lbs
4536 kg (Cat. 4)
  12500 lbs
5670 kg (Cat. 5)

Challenger MT855E Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1048

OCED Tractor Test 1048
Diesel 16-speed crawler
October 28 – November 7, 2016
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1048 file
PTO performance
Max power: 453.59 hp
338.2 kW
Fuel use: 24.0 gal/hour
90.8 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 409.08 hp
305.1 kW
Fuel use: 25.5 gal/hour
96.5 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 444.47 hp
331.4 kW
Fuel use: 25.9 gal/hour
98.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 360.27 hp
268.7 kW
Fuel use: 25.5 gal/hour
96.5 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull: 45157 lbs
20483 kg
Gear 3 used for pull test.


Is Challenger MT855E a good tractor?

The Challenger MT855E 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 MT855E take?

Check out the Challenger MT855E 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 MT845E

The Challenger MT855E was an agricultural tractor model made from 2014 – 2020

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