Hesston 880-5

Hesston 880-5 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

Hesston 880-5 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1981 – 1984.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Hesston 880-5 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 880-5 Production

Manufacturer: Hesston (a part of Fiat)
Type: Utility tractor
Original price: $33,000 (1984)

Hesston 880-5 Power

PTO (claimed): 80 hp
59.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 67.78 hp
50.5 kW
PTO (tested): 81.32 hp
60.6 kW

Hesston 880-5 Electrical

Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 55

Hesston 880-5 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD (880-5DT)
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: differential hydraulic disc
Cab: Supercomfort cab standard with air conditioning. Optional radio, cassette, and CB radio.
Transmissions: 12-speed


Type: open center
Pressure: 2702 psi
186.3 bar
Valves: 2
Pump flow: 11 gpm
41.6 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000

Hesston 880-5 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Fiat 8055
Displacement: 279 ci
4.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.05×4.33 inches
103 x 110 mm
Compression: 17:1
Rated RPM: 2500
Starter volts: 12

Hesston 880-5 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Gears: 12 forward and 3 reverse
Four gears with three ranges provide twelve forward speeds. Synchronized shift between gears.

Hesston 880-5 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 96 inches
243 cm
Length: 144 inches
365 cm (2WD)
  149 inches
378 cm (4WD)

Hesston 880-5 Weight
Operating: 7,225 lbs
3277 kg (2WD)
  8,750 lbs
3969 kg (4WD)
Ballasted: 11,560 lbs
5243 kg

Hesston 880-5 Height
Hood: 61.75 inches
156 cm
ROPS: 102.25 inches
259 cm
Cab: 100.5 inches
255 cm

Hesston 880-5 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1353
Diesel 12-speed 4WD
May 30 – June 12, 1980
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1353 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 81.32 hp
60.6 kW
Fuel use: 5.1 gal/hour
19.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 80.95 hp
60.4 kW
Fuel use: 5.0 gal/hour
18.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 67.78 hp
50.5 kW
Fuel use: 5.0 gal/hour
18.9 l/hour
Gear 4N used for power test.


Is Hesston 880-5 a good tractor?

The Hesston 880-5 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 880-5 take?

Check out the Hesston 880-5 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 780

The Hesston 880-5 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1981 – 1984

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