6 Series Tractors | 6R 230

John Deere


  • John Deere FT PowerTech™ 6-cylinder engines
  • Engine HP: 253 HP Max 230/HP Rated with up to 40 additional HP (IPM)
  • IVT transmission for seamless power transfer
  • Optional CommandPRO™ puts tractor and implement control at your fingertips

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Transport tractor with high power density for quick acceleration.


Engine displacement 6.8 L
415 cu in.
Maximum engine power 137 kW
184 hp
Rated engine power PS (hp ISO) at rated engine speed (EU 2016/1628) 97/68EC: 169 kW
230 hp
Maximum engine power PS (hp ISO) at max engine speed (EU 2016/1628) 97/68EC: 186 kW
253 hp
Hydraulic pump rated output Standard: 85 cc pump: 160 L/min
42 gpm
Rear hitch category (SAE designation) Category 3/3N: 7000 kg
15,432 lb
Base machine weight 9300 kg
20,503 lb
Engine type Diesel, in-line, 6-cylinder, wet-sleeve cylinder liners with four valves in head
Engine family NJDXL06.8324
Rated speed 2100 rpm
Aspiration Turbocharged, variable geometry and fixed turbocharger with air-to-air aftercooling and cooled exhaust gas recirculation
Emission level Final Tier 4
After treatment type DOC/DPF/SCR
Displacement 6.8 L
415 cu in.
Rated engine power PS (hp ISO) at rated engine speed (EU 2016/1628) 97/68EC: 169 kW
230 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE) 137 kW
184 hp
Intelligent Power Management (IPM) Transport and/or mobile PTO applications
Additional engine power (hp ISO) at 2100 rpm: 29.8 kW 40 hp
Power boost 10 percent
Maximum engine power PS (hp ISO) at max engine speed (EU 2016/1628) 97/68EC: 186 kW
253 hp
Engine peak torque At 1,600 rpm: 1074 Nm
792 lb-ft
PTO torque rise 40 percent
Reverser Left-hand electrical reverser
Type Closed-center, pressure-and-flow compensated
Pump rated output Standard: 85 cc pump: 160 L/min
42 gpm
Available flow at a single rear SCV 116 L/min
30.6 gpm
Number of rear selective control valves (SCVs) Standard: Three ISO couplers
Optional: Three to six ISO couplers
Number of mid selective control valves (SCVs) Up to three
Joystick SCV control Available
SCV control Standard: Electronic
Remote control valves available Available: Remote control switch
Hitch category (SAE designation) Category 3/3N: 7000 kg
15,432 lb
Maximum lift capacity behind lift points 7000 kg
15,432 lb
Sensing type Electrohydraulic
Rear axle differential lock Electrohydraulic
Drawbar category Category 3
Maximum vertical load Category 3: 1600-2800 kg
3527-6172 lb
Maximum vertical load dependent on drawbar position
Type Independent
Standard: 540E, 1000, 1000E rpm reversible shaft: 35 mm 1.375 in.
Optional: 540, 540E, 1000 rpm reversible shaft: 35 mm 1.375 in.
Engine rpm (at rated PTO speeds) 1950 engine rpm at 540/1000 rpm PTO
1761 engine rpm at 540E rpm PTO
1756 engine rpm at 1000E rpm PTO
PTO actuation Electrical modulation
Category Category 3N
Electric power Seven-pin electrical socket
Optional: Three-pin and ISOBUS socket
Standard lift capacity At hook ends: 3300 kg
7275 lb
Front power take-off (PTO) 1000 rpm, clockwise rotation (from driving position)
PTO speed Engine at PTO speed (1000): 1965 rpm
Type Standard: Flange, 1892 mm
74.5 in.
Optional: Rack and pinion, 2550 mm
100.4 in.
Rack and pinion, 3009 mm
118.5 in.
Final drive type Inboard planetary three pinion
Differential controls Full-locking electrohydraulic
Front axle differential lock TLS: Limited slip
TLS with brakes: Full-locking electrohydraulic
Rear 520/85R42 R1W
Wheel tread range MFWD: With TLS and brakes: 2370 in.
93.3 in.
Type Hydrostatic power
Alternator size Standard: 250 amp
Battery options 12 V
Working lights Standard: 14 halogen
Optional: 12 light-emitting diode (LED) plus two halogen
Type of bulb in headlight (Halogen, Zenon, LED) Standard: Halogen, 65 W W
Optional: LED
Total cold cranking amps 1850 CCA
Seat Degree of seat swivel, left hand
7.5 degree
Degree of seat swivel, right hand
30 degree
Standard: Air suspension
Optional: Deluxe air suspension
Cab suspension Optional: Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension Plus (HCS Plus)
Instructional seat Standard
Radio Standard
Inner cab volume 3.33 m3
117.59 cu ft
dB(A) rating 71 dB
Cab glass area 6.11 m2
65.77 sq ft
Wheelbase 2900 mm
114 in.
Overall width 1892 mm
74.5 in.
Overall length 5050 mm
198.8 in.
Overall height 3160 mm
124.4 in.
Front axle center 588 mm
23.1 in.
Approximate shipping weight, Open;Cab 9300 kg
20,503 lb
Base machine weight Front axle
3700 kg
8157 lb
Rear axle
5600 kg
12,345 lb
9300 kg
21,100 lb
9300 kg
20,503 lb
Maximum permissible weight Flange axle: 15,000 kg
33,000 lb
Rack-and-pinion axle: 13,450 kg
29,652 lb
Crankcase oil volume 23.5 L
6.2 U.S. gal.
Fuel tank Standard: 410 L
108.3 U.S. gal.
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank 25 L
6.6 U.S. gal.
Cooling system 29.4 L
7.7 U.S. gal.
Transmission-hydraulic system IVT: 160 L
42.2 U.S. gal.
Interval for engine oil change 750 hours
Interval for hydraulic/transmission oil change 1,500 hours
Interval for engine coolant change 6,000 hours
Loader 680R
Lift capacity at full height 680R: 2453 kg
5408 lb
Maximum lift height 680R: 4480 mm
176 in.
Country of manufacture Germany
Date collected 12-Nov-21