John Deere 8225R

John Deere 8225R Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 8225R is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2009 – 2010.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 8225R 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 8225R Production

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

John Deere 8225R Power

Engine (gross): 225 hp
167.8 kW
Engine (net): 218 hp
162.6 kW
PTO (claimed): 181 hp
135.0 kW
Drawbar (tested): 167.39 hp
124.8 kW
PTO (tested): 221.13 hp
164.9 kW

John Deere 8225R Electrical

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

John Deere 8225R Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab: CommandView cab standard with heat and air-conditioning. Optional automatic temperature controls, electronically-controlled mirrors, sun shades, instructor seat, and front/rear windshield wipers.
Transmission: 16-speed full power shift


Fuel: 180 gal
681.3 L
Hydraulic system: 40 gal
151.4 L
  42 gal
159.0 L (ILS)


Type: closed center, pressrue and flow compensated
Capacity: 40 gal
151.4 L
  42 gal
159.0 L (ILS)
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 3 to 5
Pump flow: 35 gpm
132.5 lpm
Total flow: 44 gpm
166.5 lpm
  60 gpm
227.1 lpm (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III/IIIN
Rear lift: 12,400 lbs
5624 kg
  15,200 lbs
6894 kg
  18,300 lbs
8300 kg
Front Hitch: optional with ILS
Front lift: 11,000 lbs
4989 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000 (1-3/4)
  540/1000 (1-3/8 optional)

Title serial numbers

Location: Rear of tractor to right of PTO.

photo of 8225R serial number

What year is my John Deere 8225R? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

John Deere 8225R Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
variable geometry turbocharged diesel
6-cylinder 24-valve
liquid-cooled inline
Displacement: 548 ci
9.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.661×5.354 inches
118 x 136 mm
Emissions: Tier 3
  Stage IIIA
Rated Power (ECE R24): 218 hp
162.6 kW
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 225 hp
167.8 kW
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 16.3:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Operating RPM: 1500-2100
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 42.3 qts
40.0 L

John Deere 8225R Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere PowerShift
Type: full power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 160 qts
151.4 L
  168 qts
159.0 L (ILS)

John Deere 8225R Dimensions

Wheelbase: 126.1 inches
320 cm (2WD)
  120.1 inches
305 cm (4WD)
  118.9 inches
302 cm (ILS)
Length: 241.3 inches
612 cm
Height (cab): 127.7 inches
324 cm
Operating weight: 21,745 lbs
9863 kg
Clearance (front axle): 29.5 inches
74 cm (2WD)
  27 inches
68 cm (4WD)
  23.2 inches
58 cm (ILS)

John Deere 8225R Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1966

OCED Tractor Test 1966
Diesel 16-speed 4WD
April 19 – 30, 2010
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1966 file
PTO performance
Max power: 221.13 hp
164.9 kW
Fuel use: 11.5 gal/hour
43.5 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 190.28 hp
141.9 kW
Fuel use: 10.6 gal/hour
40.1 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 211.42 hp
157.7 kW
Fuel use: 11.3 gal/hour
42.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 167.39 hp
124.8 kW
Fuel use: 10.6 gal/hour
40.1 l/hour
Gear 8 used for power test.
Max pull: 19,604 lbs
8892 kg
Gear 5 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 8225R a good tractor?

The John Deere 8225R 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 8225R take?

Check out the John Deere 8225R 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 8225R?

The John Deere 8225R was an agricultural tractor model made from 2009 – 2010

Where is the serial number on a John Deere 8225R?

Lookup rear of tractor to right of pto.

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