John Deere 6R 165 Tractor

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Work in comfort and without limits with the John Deere 6R 165 Tractor.

  • John Deere FT PowerTech™ 6-cylinder engines
  • Engine HP: 182 HP Max/165 HP Rated with up to 40 additional HP (IPM)
  • New offering of 1000E PTO
  • Infinitely
    Variable Transmission™

John Deere
6 Series Row Crop
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Key Specs:
Engine description
Engine displacement6.8 L
415 cu in.
Rated engine power
Maximum engine power
Rated engine power PS (hp ISO) at rated engine speed (EU 2016/1628)97/68EC: 123 kW
165 hp
Maximum engine power PS (hp ISO) at max engine speed (EU 2016/1628)97/68EC: 133 kW
182 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)96 kW
129 hp
Maximum PTO power
Transmission type
Hydraulic pump rated outputStandard: 45 cc pump: 114 L/min
30 gpm
Optional: 60 cc pump: 155 L/min
41 gpm
Rear hitch category (SAE designation)Category 3/3N: 4170 kg
9193 lb
Base machine weight7100 kg
15,653 lb
Engine specifications:
Engine typeDiesel, in-line, 6-cylinder, wet-sleeve cylinder liners with four valves in head
Engine familyNJDXL06.8324
Rated speed2100 rpm
AspirationTurbocharged, variable geometry turbocharger with air-to-air aftercooling and cooled exhaust gas recirculation
Cylinders liners
Emission levelFinal Tier 4
After treatment typeDOC/DPF/SCR
Displacement6.8 L
415 cu in.
Engine performance:
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)96 kW
129 hp
Maximum PTO power
Intelligent Power Management (IPM)Transport and/or mobile PTO applications
Additional engine power (hp ISO) at 2100 rpm: 29.8 kW 40 hp
Power boost10 percent
Maximum engine power
Maximum engine power PS (hp ISO) at max engine speed (EU 2016/1628)97/68EC: 133 kW
182 hp
Engine peak torqueAt 1,600 rpm: 773 Nm
570 lb-ft
Drawbar power
PTO torque rise40 percent
Fuel injection system and control
Air cleaner type
Rated engine power PS (hp ISO) at rated engine speed (EU 2016/1628)
Rated power
TypeIVT, 0.05-42 km/h 0.03-26 mph
IVT, 0.05-50 km/h 0.03-31 mph
ReverserLeft-hand electrical reverser
Clutch; wet/dry
Hydraulic system:
TypeClosed-center, pressure-and-flow compensated
Pump rated outputStandard: 45 cc pump: 114 L/min
30 gpm
Optional: 60 cc pump: 155 L/min
41 gpm
Available flow at a single rear SCV100 L/min
26 gpm
Available flow at front SCVs
Number of rear selective control valves (SCVs)Standard: Three ISO couplers
Optional: Three to five ISO couplers
Number of mid selective control valves (SCVs)Up to three
Number of front selective control valves (SCVs)
Joystick SCV controlAvailable
Auxiliary hydraulic features
SCV controlStandard: Mechanical
Optional: Electronic
Rear hitch:
Hitch draft control load sense type
Remote control valves availableAvailable: Remote control switch
Hitch category (SAE designation)Category 3/3N: 4170 kg
9193 lb
Maximum lift capacity behind lift points4200 kg
9259 lb
Lift capacity at standard frame
Sensing typeElectrohydraulic
Rear axle differential lockElectrohydraulic
Drawbar categoryCategory 2
Maximum vertical loadCategory 2: 1400-2450 kg
3085-5400 lb
Maximum vertical load dependent on drawbar position
Rear power take-off (PTO):
Standard: 540, 540E, 1000 rpm reversible shaft: 35 mm
1.375 in.
Engine rpm (at rated PTO speeds)1967 engine rpm at 540 rpm PTO
1753 engine rpm at 540E rpm PTO
2000 engine rpm at 1000 rpm PTO
Economy PTO speeds
Reverse PTO speeds
Multispeed PTO option availability
Ground speed PTO option availability
PTO actuationElectrical modulation
Front hitch:
CategoryCategory 3N
Electric powerSeven-pin electrical socket
Optional: Three-pin and ISOBUS socket
Standard lift capacityAt hook ends: 3300 kg
7275 lb
Front power take-off (PTO)1000 rpm, clockwise rotation (from driving position)
PTO speedEngine at PTO speed (1000): 1969 rpm
Rear axle:
TypeRack and pinion, 2550 mm
100.4 in.
Rack and pinion, 2806 mm
110.5 in.
Flange: 1664 mm
65.5 in.
Final drive typeInboard planetary three pinion
Differential controlsFull-locking electrohydraulic
Axle type
Brakes, type and control
Rear differential lock
Load rating
Front axle:
Front axle differential lockMFWD: Limited slip
TLS: Limited slip
TLS with brakes: Full-locking electrohydraulic
Load rating
Rear480/80R42 R1/R1W Radial
Wheel tread rangeMFWD: 1524-2235 mm 60-88 in.
TLS: 1524-2235 mm 60-88 in.
Turning radius with brakes
Turning radius without brakes
Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS)
Tread spacing
Drive type
Track width
TypeHydrostatic power
Primary brake (foot brake)
Secondary brake
Park lock
MFWD braking
Front axle brakes
Auxiliary brakes
Hydraulic trailer brakes
Pneumatic trailer brakes
Electrical system:
Alternator sizeStandard: 200 amp
Optional: 250 amp
Battery options12 V
Working lightsStandard: 14 halogen
Optional: 12 light-emitting diode (LED) plus two halogen
Type of bulb in headlight (Halogen, Zenon, LED)Standard: 65-W halogen W
Optional: LED
Type of bulb in beacon (Halogen, Zenon, LED)
dB(A) rating for backup alarm
Total cold cranking amps1230 CCA
With cold weather package or IVT: 1400 CCA
Operator station:
Rollover protective structure, OOS
SeatDegree of seat swivel, left hand
CommandARM: 7.5 degree
Degree of seat swivel, right hand
CommandARM: 30 degree
Standard: Air suspension
Optional: Deluxe air suspension
Cab suspensionOptional: Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension Plus (HCS Plus)
Instructional seatStandard
DisplayCornerpost display (right-hand A-post)
Standard: CommandCenter™ display, 213.4 mm
8.4 in.
Optional: CommandCenter display: 254 mm
10 in.
Inner cab volume3.33 m3
117.59 cu ft
dB(A) rating71 dB
Cab glass area6.11 m2
65.77 sq ft
Safety glass rating
Front visibility
WheelbaseMFWD: 2765 mm
108.8 in.
Overall width1662 mm
65.4 in.
Overall length4946 mm
194.7 in.
Overall height3026 mm
119.1 in.
Drawbar clearance
Front axle center553 mm
21.8 in.
Approximate shipping weight, Open;Cab7100 kg
15,653 lb
Base machine weightFront axle
2840 kg
6261 lb
Rear axle
4260 kg
9391 lb
7100 kg
15,653 lb
Maximum ballast level
Maximum permissible weight11,750 kg
25,904 lb
Crankcase oil volume23.5 L
6.2 U.S. gal.
Fuel tank270 L
71.3 U.S. gal.
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank16 L
4.2 U.S. gal.
Cooling system28 L
7.4 U.S. gal.
Transmission-hydraulic systemIVT: 62 L
16.4 U.S. gal.
Interval for engine oil change750 hours
Interval for hydraulic/transmission oil change1,500 hours
Interval for engine coolant change6,000 hours
Lift capacity at full height640R: 2181 kg
4808 lb
660R: 2586 kg
5701 lb
Maximum lift height640R: 4151 mm
163 in.
660R: 4520 mm
178 in.
Leveling type
Precision AG:
Remote diagnostics
AutoTrac ready
ISOBUS ready
CommandCenter video inputs
Side slope rating
Uphill/downhill slope rating
Country of manufactureGermany
Additional information:
Date collected12-Nov-21
Product Specials

0.9% APR fixed rate for 36 months1 on select New John Deere 6M & R Series Tractors

0.9% APR fixed rate for 36 months

  • 0.9% APR fixed rate for 36 months1
  • Offer available 01 February 2024 through 30 April 2024
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1Offer valid on qualifying purchases made 01 February 2024 through 30 April 2024. Subject to approved installment credit with John Deere Financial. No down payment required. $28.97 per month for every $1,000 financed. 0.9% APR for 36 months only. Taxes, freight, setup, fees, and delivery charges could increase monthly payment. Sales made to government agencies, company direct sales or other businesses/agencies that participate in John Deere's Special Discount Program or in John Deere's Rental Business Program are not eligible. Available at participating U.S. dealers. Prices and models may vary by dealer. Offer available on new equipment and in the U.S. only. Prices and savings in U.S. dollars.

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6 Series Row Crop
6 Series Utility Tractors
John Deere
Anna, Ohio
Franklin, Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Greensburg, Indiana
Greenville, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Richmond, Indiana
Rushville, Indiana
Urbana, Ohio
Expiration Date
Tuesday, April 30, 2024