John Deere 2955

John Deere 2955 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 2955 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1987 – 1992.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 2955 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

John Deere 2955 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Original price: $39,000 (1992 )

John Deere 2955 Power

Engine: 97 hp
72.3 kW
Drawbar (claimed): 74.2 hp
55.3 kW
PTO (claimed): 85 hp
63.4 kW
Drawbar (tested): 72.99 hp
54.4 kW
PTO (tested): 86.22 hp
64.3 kW

John Deere 2955 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
ROPS Charging amps: 55
Cab Charging amps: 85
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 600
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 2955 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Roll-Gard ROPS. Optional Sound-Gard cab.
Transmissions: 8-speed partially synchronized
  16-speed partial power shift


Fuel: 32 gal
121.1 L
Hydraulic system: 11.9 gal
45.0 L


Type: closed center
Capacity: 11.9 gal
45.0 L
Valves: 1 to 3
Total flow: 21 gpm
79.5 lpm
Steering press.: 2320 psi
160.0 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Rear lift: 5,235 lbs
2374 kg
Front Hitch: II*Optional
Front lift: 3,372 lbs
1529 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000
Front PTO: independent (optional)
Front RPM: 1000

John Deere 2955 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
Displacement: 359 ci
5.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Power: 97 hp
72.3 kW
Air cleaner: two paper elements
Compression: 17.8:1
Rated RPM: 2300
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 12.2 qts
11.5 L
Coolant capacity: 18 qts
17.0 L

John Deere 2955 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere Top-Shaft Synchronized (TSS)
Type: partially synchronized
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Four gears (1-4) with two ranges (I-II) and reverse range.

John Deere 2955 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 102 inches
259 cm

John Deere 2955 Weight
Shipping: 8,186 lbs
3713 kg (2WD ROPS)
  8,809 lbs
3995 kg (2WD cab)
  8,697 lbs
3944 kg (4WD ROPS)
  9,316 lbs
4225 kg (4WD cab)
Operating: 10,845 lbs
4919 kg (4WD cab)
Ballasted: 11,150 lbs
5057 kg

John Deere 2955 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1606

Nebraska Tractor Test 1606
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
November 10 – 20, 1986
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1606 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 86.22 hp
64.3 kW
Fuel use: 5.0 gal/hour
18.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 85.54 hp
63.8 kW
Fuel use: 4.9 gal/hour
18.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 72.99 hp
54.4 kW
Fuel use: 4.9 gal/hour
18.5 l/hour
Gear 5H used for power test.
Max pull: 9,971 lbs
4522 kg
Gear 3L used for pull test.


Is John Deere 2955 a good tractor?

The John Deere 2955 is one of the great tractors in the John Deere stable, and it has earned John Deere a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere 2955 take?

Check out the John Deere 2955 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 John Deere made the 2755

The John Deere 2955 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1987 – 1992

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