Challenger MT965E

Challenger MT965E Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor Technical Specifications

Challenger MT965E is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2014 – .

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Challenger MT965E 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 MT965E Production

Manufacturer: Challenger (a part of AGCO)
Type: Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Factory: Jackson, Minnesota, USA

Challenger MT965E Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 300*Twin 150A alternators.
Batteries: 4
Battery volts: 12

Challenger MT965E Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Final drives: inboard planetary
Differential lock: electro-hydraulic
Steering: articulated power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Pinnacle View Cab standard with air-conditioning. Auto-Guide 3000
Transmission: 16-speed power shift


Type: closed center pressure-flow compensated
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 4 to 6
Pump flow: 58 gpm
219.5 lpm
  85 gpm
321.7 lpm *Optional
SCV flow: 37 gpm
140.0 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

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

Challenger MT965E Engine detail

Engine Detail
AGCO Power
turbocharged diesel
12-cylinder 48-valve
Displacement: 1025 ci
16.8 L
Emissions: Tier IV
Emission control: selective catalytic reduction
Power: 550 hp
410.1 kW
Maximum Power: 591 hp
440.7 kW
Rated RPM: 1900
Torque: 1917 lb-ft
2599.5 Nm
Torque RPM: 1500
Starter type: electric

Challenger MT965E Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Caterpillar
Type: power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 4 reverse

Challenger MT965E Dimensions

Rear axle: 5.7 inch diameter
144 mm

Challenger MT965E Weight
Shipping: 47500 lbs
21546 kg
Max capacity: 60000 lbs
27216 kg
Max Drawbar: 12500 lbs
5670 kg *Category 5
  10000 lbs
4536 kg *Category 4


Is Challenger MT965E a good tractor?

The Challenger MT965E 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 MT965E take?

Check out the Challenger MT965E 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 MT955E

The Challenger MT965E was an agricultural tractor model made from 2014 –

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