John Deere 8220T

John Deere 8220T Agricultural Crawler tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 8220T is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2002 – 2005.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 8220T 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 8220T Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Waterloo, Iowa, USA

John Deere 8220T Power

Engine (gross): 233 hp
173.7 kW
Engine (net): 225 hp
167.8 kW
Engine (max): 256 hp
190.9 kW
PTO (claimed): 190 hp
141.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 158.81 hp
118.4 kW
PTO (tested): 216.32 hp
161.3 kW

John Deere 8220T Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 150
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 925
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 8220T Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Steering: electro-hydraulic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard.
Transmission: 16-speed full power shift


Fuel: 130 gal
492.1 L
Hydraulic system: 65 gal
246.0 L


Type: closed center pressure flow compensated (PFC)
Capacity: 65 gal
246.0 L
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 5
Pump flow: 30 gpm
113.6 lpm
Total flow: 33.5 gpm
126.8 lpm
  42.5 gpm
160.9 lpm (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III/IIIN
Rear lift: 15,180 lbs
6885 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000 (1-3/4)

John Deere 8220T Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
turbocharged diesel
liquid-cooled inline
Displacement: 496 ci
8.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.56×5.06 inches
116 x 129 mm
Rated Power (ECE R24): 225 hp
167.8 kW
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 233 hp
173.7 kW
Maximum Power (ECE R24): 250 hp
186.4 kW
Maximum Power (EC 97/68): 256 hp
190.9 kW
Compression: 16.5:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Idle RPM: 900-2300
Operating RPM: 1500-2200
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 35.9 qts
34.0 L

John Deere 8220T Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere PowerShift
Type: full power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 260 qts
246.1 L

John Deere 8220T Dimensions

Wheelbase: 89 inches
226 cm
  120 inches
304 cm (wide track opt)
Length: 207 inches
525 cm
  219.6 inches
557 cm (with front weights)
Width: 103.7 inches
263 cm (min)
  150 inches
381 cm (max)
Height (cab): 122.9 inches
312 cm
Shiping weight: 25,950 lbs
11770 kg
Max weight: 31,500 lbs
14288 kg
Clearance (rear axle): 21.7 inches
55 cm
Clearance (drawbar): 17.7 inches
44 cm

John Deere 8220T Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1774

OCED Tractor Test 1774
Diesel 16-speed crawler
April 24 – May 17, 2000
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1774 file
PTO performance
Max power: 216.32 hp
161.3 kW
Fuel use: 11.7 gal/hour
44.3 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 188.13 hp
140.3 kW
Fuel use: 11.0 gal/hour
41.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 158.81 hp
118.4 kW
Fuel use: 10.9 gal/hour
41.3 l/hour
Gear 9 used for power test.
Max pull: 24,479 lbs
11103 kg
Gear 3 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 8220T a good tractor?

The John Deere 8220T 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 8220T take?

Check out the John Deere 8220T 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 8120T

The John Deere 8220T was an agricultural tractor model made from 2002 – 2005

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