John Deere 6215

John Deere 6215 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 6215 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2003 – 2007.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 6215 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 6215 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

John Deere 6215 Power

Engine (gross): 92.5 hp
69.0 kW
Engine (net): 90 hp
67.1 kW
PTO (claimed): 72 hp
53.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 62.2 hp
46.4 kW
PTO (tested): 80.3 hp
59.9 kW

John Deere 6215 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 90
Battery CCA: 830
Battery volts: 12
Battery AH: 110

John Deere 6215 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential lock: electro-hydraulic rear
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Two-post foldable ROPS. ComfortVantage Cab optional with air-conditioning.
Transmissions: 12-speed fully synchronized
  16-speed power shuttle
  16-speed four-speed power shift


Type: constant-flow load-sensing
Valves: 1 to 4
Pump flow: 17.5 gpm
66.2 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: electro-hydraulic lower-link draft sensing
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 5028 lbs
2280 kg *During testing, the 6215 was only able to lift 4,200 pounds.

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Clutch: electro-hydraulic wet disc
Rear RPM: 540

John Deere 6215 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 4045TL272
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 275 ci
4.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×5.00 inches
106 x 127 mm
Emissions: Stage I
Rated Power (ECE R24): 90 hp
67.1 kW
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 94 hp
70.1 kW
Maximum Power (EC 97/68): 97 hp
72.3 kW
Rated RPM: 2300
Idle RPM: 845-2465
Operating RPM: 1000-2300
Torque: 281 lb-ft
381.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1500
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 4 hp
3.0 kW
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 6215 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: SyncroPlus
Type: fully synchronized
Gears: 12 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch: wet disc
Three gears (1-3), plus reverse (R), in four ranges (A-D).

John Deere 6215 Dimensions

John Deere 6215 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2106

OCED Tractor Test 2106
Diesel AutoQuad Plus 4WD
June 23 – 30, 2015
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2106 file
PTO performance
Max power: 205.72 hp
153.4 kW
Fuel use: 11.3 gal/hour
42.8 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 181.06 hp
135.0 kW
Fuel use: 10.5 gal/hour
39.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 203.63 hp
151.8 kW
Fuel use: 11.3 gal/hour
42.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 173.89 hp
129.7 kW
Fuel use: 10.5 gal/hour
39.7 l/hour
Max pull: 19897 lbs
9025 kg


Is John Deere 6215 a good tractor?

The John Deere 6215 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 6215 take?

Check out the John Deere 6215 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 6215?

The John Deere 6215 was an agricultural tractor model made from 2003 – 2007

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