Hesston 1580

Hesston 1580 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Hesston 1580 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1981 – 1984.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Hesston 1580 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Hesston 1580 Production

Manufacturer: Hesston (a part of Fiat)
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Original price: $50,000 (1984 )

Hesston 1580 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 124 hp
92.5 kW
PTO (claimed): 138 hp
102.9 kW
Drawbar (tested): 123.05 hp
91.8 kW
PTO (tested): 141.44 hp
105.5 kW

Hesston 1580 Electrical

Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 65

Hesston 1580 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic disc
Cab: Supercomfort cab standard with air conditioning
Transmissions: 12-speed


Type: open center
Pressure: 2450 psi
168.9 bar
Valves: 3
Pump flow: 14.7 gpm
55.6 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
  IIIN optional

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000

Hesston 1580 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Fiat 8365-05
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 494 ci
8.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.528×5.118 inches
115 x 130 mm
Compression: 15.5:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter volts: 12

Hesston 1580 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Gears: 12 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch: hydraulic dry disc
Four gears (1-4) in three ranges (L, M, H).

Hesston 1580 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 116.8 inches
296 cm (2WD)
  113.5 inches
288 cm (4WD)
2WD Length: 170.3 inches
432 cm
4WD Length: 174.8 inches
443 cm
2WD Operating weight: 13,350 lbs
6055 kg
4WD Operating weight: 15,200 lbs
6894 kg

Hesston 1580 Height
2WD Hood: 72.3 inches
183 cm
4WD Hood: 71.8 inches
182 cm
Cab: 112.25 inches
285 cm

Hesston 1580 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1451

Nebraska Tractor Test 1451
Diesel 12-speed 4WD
September 13 – 23, 1982
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1451 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 141.44 hp
105.5 kW
Fuel use: 8.4 gal/hour
31.8 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 136.14 hp
101.5 kW
Fuel use: 7.9 gal/hour
29.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 123.05 hp
91.8 kW
Fuel use: 8.3 gal/hour
31.4 l/hour
Max pull: 15342 lbs
6959 kg


Is Hesston 1580 a good tractor?

The Hesston 1580 is one of the great tractors in the Hesston (a part of Fiat) stable, and it has earned Hesston (a part of Fiat) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Hesston 1580 take?

Check out the Hesston 1580 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 Hesston (a part of Fiat) made the 1380

The Hesston 1580 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1981 – 1984

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