John Deere 6R 250 Tractor

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Transport tractor with high power density for quick acceleration.

  • John Deere FT PowerTech™ 6-cylinder engines
  • Engine HP: 275 HP Max 250/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

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: 184 kW
250 hp
Maximum engine power PS (hp ISO) at max engine speed (EU 2016/1628)97/68EC: 202 kW
275 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)150 kW
201 hp
Maximum PTO power
Transmission type
Hydraulic pump rated outputStandard: 85 cc pump: 160 L/min
42 gpm
Rear hitch category (SAE designation)Category 3/3N: 7000 kg
15,432 lb
Base machine weight9300 kg
20,503 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 and fixed 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 power
Rated engine power PS (hp ISO) at rated engine speed (EU 2016/1628)97/68EC: 184 kW
250 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)150 kW
201 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: 202 kW
275 hp
Engine peak torqueAt 1,600 rpm: 1167 Nm
860 lb-ft
Drawbar power
PTO torque rise40 percent
Fuel injection system and control
Air cleaner type
ReverserLeft-hand electrical reverser
Clutch; wet/dry
Hydraulic system:
TypeClosed-center, pressure-and-flow compensated
Pump rated outputStandard: 85 cc pump: 160 L/min
42 gpm
Available flow at a single rear SCV116 L/min
30.6 gpm
Available flow at front SCVs
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
Number of front selective control valves (SCVs)
Joystick SCV controlAvailable
Auxiliary hydraulic features
SCV controlStandard: Electronic
Optional: Electronic
Rear hitch:
Hitch draft control load sense type
Remote control valves availableAvailable: Remote control switch
Hitch category (SAE designation)Category 3/3N: 7000 kg
15,432 lb
Maximum lift capacity behind lift points7000 kg
15,432 lb
Lift capacity at standard frame
Sensing typeElectrohydraulic
Rear axle differential lockElectrohydraulic
Drawbar categoryCategory 3
Maximum vertical loadCategory 3: 1600-2800 kg
3527-6172 lb
Maximum vertical load dependent on drawbar position
Rear power take-off (PTO):
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
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): 1965 rpm
Rear axle:
TypeStandard: Flange, 1892 mm
74.5 in.
Optional: Rack and pinion, 2550 mm
100.4 in.
Rack and pinion, 3009
118.5 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 lockTLS: Limited slip
TLS with brakes: Full-locking electrohydraulic
Load rating
Rear520/85R42 R1W
Wheel tread rangeMFWD: With TLS and brakes: 2370 in.
93.3 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: 250 amp
Optional: 250 amp
Battery options12 V
Working lightsStandard: 14 halogen
Available: 12 light-emitting diode (LED) plus two halogen
Type of bulb in headlight (Halogen, Zenon, LED)Standard: Halogen, 65 W
Optional: LED
Type of bulb in beacon (Halogen, Zenon, LED)
dB(A) rating for backup alarm
Total cold cranking amps1850 CCA
With cold weather package or IVT: 1400 CCA
Operator station:
Rollover protective structure, OOS
SeatDegree of seat swivel, left hand
7.5 degree
Degree of seat swivel, right hand
30 degree
Standard: Air suspension
Optional: Deluxe air suspension
Cab suspensionOptional: Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension Plus (HCS Plus)
Instructional seatStandard
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: 2900 mm
114 in.
Overall width1892 mm
74.5 in.
Overall length5050 mm
198.8 in.
Overall height3160 mm
124.4 in.
Drawbar clearance
Front axle center588 mm
23.1 in.
Approximate shipping weight, Open;Cab9300 kg
20,503 lb
Base machine weightFront axle
3700 kg
8157 lb
Rear axle
5600 kg
12,345 lb
9300 kg
21,100 lb
9300 kg
20,503 lb
Maximum ballast level
Maximum permissible weightFlange axle: 15,000 kg
33,000 lb
Rack-and-pinion axle: 13,450 kg
29,652 lb
Crankcase oil volume23.5 L
6.2 U.S. gal.
Fuel tankStandard: 410 L
108.3 U.S. gal.
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank25 L
6.6 U.S. gal.
Cooling system29.4 L
7.7 U.S. gal.
Transmission-hydraulic systemIVT: 160 L
42.2 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 height680R: 2453 kg
5408 lb
680R: 4480 kg
176 lb
Maximum lift height680R: 4480 mm
176 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