John Deere 7280R

John Deere 7280R Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 7280R is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2011 – 2013.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 7280R 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 7280R Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Waterloo, Iowa, USA

John Deere 7280R Power

Engine (gross): 280 hp
208.8 kW
Engine (max): 308 hp
229.7 kW
PTO (claimed): 232 hp
173.0 kW
Drawbar (tested): 198.81 hp
148.3 kW
PTO (tested): 275.90 hp
205.7 kW

John Deere 7280R Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 200
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 925
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 7280R Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential lock: full-locking electrohydraulic rear. Limited slip front axle. Electrohydraulic on TLS Plus front axle with front brakes.
Steering: hydrostatic power
  ActiveCommand Steering optional
Cab: CommandView II Cab. AutoTrac ready. ISO 1178.3 ISOBUS connection. JDLink and Service ADVISOR Remote available.
Transmission: infinitely variable transmission


Type: closed-center pressure and flow compensated (PFC)
Pressure: 2958 psi
204.0 bar
Rear valves: 6 (max)
Mid valves: 0 to 2
Pump flow: 43 gpm
162.8 lpm
  59 gpm
223.3 lpm (optional)
SCV flow: 35 gpm
132.5 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 3/3N
Control: electrohydraulic sensing
Rear lift: 15,200 lbs
6894 kg
  17,300 lbs
7847 kg (optional)
Front Hitch: 3N (optional)
Front lift: 11,464 lbs
5200 kg
Drawbar: Category 3 drawbar standard with 4,050 to 6,000 pound rating. High-capacity 10,000 Cat. 3 drawbar optional.

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000 (1.75)
  540/1000 (1.375/1.75)
  540/540E/1000 (1.375/1.75)
  540/540E/1000/1000E (1.375/1.75)
Engine RPM: 540@1950
Front PTO: optional
Front RPM: 1000 (1.375)
  1000 (1.75)

John Deere 7280R Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere PowerTech PVX
turbocharged aftercooled diesel
6-cylinder 24-valve
Displacement: 548 ci
9.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.66×5.35 inches
118 x 136 mm
Emissions: Tier 4A
Emission control: exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 280 hp
208.8 kW
Maximum Power (EC 97/68): 308 hp
229.7 kW
Fuel system: electronic high-pressure common rail
Air cleaner: dual stage dry
Compression: 16:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

John Deere 7280R Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere IVT
Type: infinitely variable transmission
Gears: infinite forward and reverse

John Deere 7280R Dimensions

Wheelbase: 115.2 inches
292 cm
Front axle: 1300 Series standard
Front axle: Triple-Link Suspension Plus optional
Rear axle: Standard axle: 4.33 by 100.4 inches
109 by 2550 mm
Rear axle: 4.33 by 118.5 inches
109 by 3009 mm
Rear axle: 4.72 by 100.4 inches
119 by 2550 mm
Rear axle: 4.72 by 118.5 inches
119 by 3009 mm
Front tread: 60 to 88 inches
152 to 223 cm

John Deere 7280R Weight
  27,180 lbs
12328 kg
Max capacity: 35,274 lbs
16000 kg
Max front axle: 14,330 lbs
6500 kg
Max rear axle: 24,251 lbs
11000 kg

John Deere 7280R Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2024

OCED Tractor Test 2024
Diesel IVT 4WD
April 27 – May 15, 2012
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2024 file
PTO performance
Max power: 275.90 hp
205.7 kW
Fuel use: 14.9 gal/hour
56.4 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 238.00 hp
177.5 kW
Fuel use: 13.7 gal/hour
51.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 267.27 hp
199.3 kW
Fuel use: 14.8 gal/hour
56.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 198.81 hp
148.3 kW
Fuel use: 13.8 gal/hour
52.2 l/hour
Pull at 9.0 KPH
Max pull: 23656 lbs
10730 kg
Pull at 4.5 KPH


Is John Deere 7280R a good tractor?

The John Deere 7280R 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 7280R take?

Check out the John Deere 7280R 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 7260R

The John Deere 7280R was an agricultural tractor model made from 2011 – 2013

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