John Deere 8400R

John Deere 8400R Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 8400R is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 2016 – 2019.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 8400R 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 8400R Production

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

John Deere 8400R Power

Engine (gross): 400 hp
298.3 kW
Drawbar (tested): 320.19 hp
238.8 kW
PTO (tested): 367.80 hp
274.3 kW

John Deere 8400R Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 240
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 925 (each)
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 8400R Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives: inboard planetary
Differential lock: hydraulic rear standard
  hydraulic front with 1500 and ILS axles
Steering: hydrostatic power
  Active Command steering optional
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Trailer brakes: hydraulic (optional)
  dual line air (optional)
Cab: CommandView III cab standard with air-conditioning. AutoTrac ready
  ServiceADVISOR Remote
Transmission: 23-speed full power shift


Fuel: 170.4 gal
645.0 L
  181.2 gal
685.8 L (G49 chassis)
Exhaust fluid (DEF): 6.8 gal
25.7 L
Hydraulic system: 10.6 gal
40.1 L
  23.8 gal
90.1 L (optional)


Type: closed-center load sensing pressure flow compensated
Capacity: 10.6 gal
40.1 L
  23.8 gal
90.1 L (optional)
Rear valves: 4 to 6
Front valves: 0 to 2
Pump flow: 60 gpm
227.1 lpm
  85 gpm
321.7 lpm (optional)
SCV flow: 35 gpm
132.5 lpm
  42 gpm
159.0 lpm (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: IVN/III
Rear lift: 15000 lbs
6804 kg
  20000 lbs
9072 kg (optional)
Rear Arms: hydraulic center link optional
Front Hitch: optional
Front lift (at ends): 11450 lbs
5193 kg
Drawbar: Cat 4
  Cat 4 Heavy-Duty optional

Power Take-off (PTO)

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

John Deere 8400R Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere PowerTech PSS
turbocharged aftercooled diesel
Displacement: 548 ci
9.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.66×5.35 inches
118 x 136 mm
Emissions: Tier 4
Emission control: selective catalyst reduction
Rated Power (EC 97/98): 400 hp
298.3 kW
Fuel system: electronic high-pressure common rail
Compression: 16:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12

John Deere 8400R Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: John Deere e23
Type: full power shift
Gears: 23 forward and 11 reverse

John Deere 8400R Dimensions

Wheelbase: 120.1 inches
305 cm
Length: 245 inches
622 cm
  259.5 inches
659 cm (with front weights)
Width: 137.3 inches
348 cm (warning lamps)
  175.1 inches
444 cm (triples warning lamps)
Height (cab): 129.3 inches
328 cm
Clearance (front axle): 23.1 inches
58 cm *1500 axle Group 42 tires
  19.7 inches
50 cm *ILS axle Group 42 tires
Clearance (rear axle): 24.9 inches
63 cm *With Group 47 tires
Front axle: 1500 MFWD
Front axle: ILS 42 KPH
Front axle: ILS 50 KPH
Rear axle: 4.724 by 96 inches
119 by 2438 mm
Rear axle: 4.724 by 118.5 inches
119 by 3009 mm
Front tread: 62 to 88 inches
157 to 223 cm

John Deere 8400R Weight
  32691 lbs
14828 kg (IVT, duals, Cat 4 hitch)
Max capacity: 39683 lbs
18000 kg
Max front axle: 17637 lbs
8000 kg
Max rear axle: 25353 lbs
11500 kg

John Deere 8400R Tests

OCED Tractor Test 2172

OCED Tractor Test 2172
Diesel e23 4WD
April 4 – 21, 2017
Link: OCED Tractor Test 2172 file
PTO performance
Max power: 367.80 hp
274.3 kW
Fuel use: 18.3 gal/hour
69.3 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 338.29 hp
252.3 kW
Fuel use: 17.4 gal/hour
65.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 362.26 hp
270.1 kW
Fuel use: 18.4 gal/hour
69.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 320.19 hp
238.8 kW
Fuel use: 18.7 gal/hour
70.8 l/hour
Gear 10 used for power test.
Max pull: 29545 lbs
13401 kg
Gear 8 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 8400R a good tractor?

The John Deere 8400R 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 8400R take?

Check out the John Deere 8400R 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 8370R

The John Deere 8400R was an agricultural tractor model made from 2016 – 2019

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