International Harvester 444

International Harvester 444 Technical Specifications

International Harvester 444 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1967 – 1971.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 444 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

International Harvester 444 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Original price: $4,500 (1971 )

International Harvester 444 Power

Engine: 42 hp
31.3 kW
Drawbar (claimed): 33 hp
24.6 kW
Gas PTO (claimed): 38 hp
28.3 kW
Diesel PTO (claimed): 36.9 hp
27.5 kW
Plows: 3
Drawbar (tested): 32.94 hp
24.6 kW
PTO (tested): 38.09 hp
28.4 kW

International Harvester 444 Electrical

Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 32
Battery volts: 12

International Harvester 444 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Final drives: bull gear
Steering: manual
Steering: power*Optional
Brakes: independent mechanical disc
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmissions: 8-speed sliding gear
  8-speed shuttle


Fuel: 14 gal
53.0 L
Hydraulic system: 8 gal
30.3 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 8 gal
30.3 L

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: live
Rear RPM: 540 (1.375)

International Harvester 444 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester C-153
Displacement: 152.1 ci
2.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.375×4.25 inches
86 x 108 mm
Power: 42 hp
31.3 kW
Rated RPM: 2000
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 5 qts
4.7 L
Coolant capacity: 13 qts
12.3 L

International Harvester 444 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: sliding gear
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Four forward gears plus reverse with high and low ranges.

International Harvester 444 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 70 inches
177 cm
Length: 121 inches
307 cm *Length with 3-point hitch.
Height (steering wheel): 58 inches
147 cm
Ground clearance: 18 inches
45 cm (rear frame)
Clearance (front axle): 17 inches
43 cm
Clearance (drawbar): 14 inches
35 cm

International Harvester 444 Weight
Gas Shipping: 3800 lbs
1723 kg
Diesel Shipping: 3920 lbs
1778 kg
Gas Operating: 4070 lbs
1846 kg
Diesel Operating: 4200 lbs
1905 kg
Ballasted: 6880 lbs
3120 kg

International Harvester 444 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 985

Nebraska Tractor Test 985
Gasoline 8-speed 2WD
September 10 – 27, 1968
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 985 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 38.09 hp
28.4 kW
Fuel use: 3.4 gal/hour
12.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 32.94 hp
24.6 kW
Fuel use: 3.4 gal/hour
12.9 l/hour
Gear 4-Low used for power test.
Max pull: 5,494 lbs
2492 kg
Gear 1-Low used for pull test.


Is International Harvester 444 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 444 is one of the great tractors in the International Harvester stable, and it has earned International Harvester a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a International Harvester 444 take?

Check out the International Harvester 444 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 International Harvester made the ?

The International Harvester 444 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1967 – 1971

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