John Deere 855 Price, Specs, Review & Attachments 2022

The John Deere 855 is a 4WD or 2WD compact utility tractor produced through John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA and Augusta, Georgia, USA from the year 1986 until 1998. 

It is the John Deere 855 comes with a 1.0 L diesel engine with three cylinders and a hydrostatic transmission that has an unlimited (2-range) both reverse and forward gears.

It was the JD 855 utility tractor compact was powered by three-cylinder Yanmar engine. It’s an 1.0 L 994 cm 2., (60.7 cu*in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine.

It has 75.0 millimeters (2.95 inches) of the bore of the cylinder and 75.0 millimeters (2.95 inches) of the stroke of the piston. 

The compression ratio is 17.8:1. The engine generated 24.3 PS (17.9 kW; 24.0 HP) of the maximum output power.

The John Deere 855 is fitted with power steering a differential hydraulic wet disc brakes open operator station, ROPS that are two-post (Canopy as well as high ROPS with additional headroom were also available in the option) as well as 25.0 Liters (6.6 US gal. ; 5.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere 855

John Deere 855 Price

Original Price:  $16,000 (1998)

John Deere 855 Serial Number

1986: M00855A360001 (2WD)
1987: M00855A420001 (2WD)
1988: M00855A475001 (2WD)
1989: M00855A595001 (2WD)
1990: M00855A010001 (2WD)
1991: M00855A100001 (2WD)
1992: LV0855A100700 (2WD)
1993: LV0855A130000 (2WD)
1994: LV0855A165001 (2WD)
1995: LV0855165211 (2WD)
1986: M00855B360001 (2WD SCV)
1987: M00855B420001 (2WD SCV)
1988: M00855B475001 (2WD SCV)
1989: M00855B595001 (2WD SCV)
1990: M00855B010001 (2WD SCV)
1991: M00855B105001 (2WD SCV)
1992: LV0855B105700 (2WD SCV)
1993: LV0855B135000 (2WD SCV)
1994: LV0855B170001 (2WD SCV)
1995: LV0855B170123 (2WD SCV)
1986: M00855C360001 (4WD)
1987: M00855C420001 (4WD)
1988: M00855C475001 (4WD)
1989: M00855C595001 (4WD)
1990: M00855C010001 (4WD)
1991: M00855C120001 (4WD)
1992: LV0855C120700 (4WD)
1993: LV0855C150000 (4WD)
1994: LV0855C175001 (4WD)
1995: LV0855C175141 (4WD)
1986: M00855D360001 (4WD SCV)
1987: M00855D420001 (4WD SCV)
1988: M00855D475001 (4WD SCV)
1989: M00855D595001 (4WD SCV)
1990: M00855D010001 (4WD SCV)
1991: M00855D125001 (4WD SCV)
1992: LV0855D125700 (4WD SCV)
1993: LV0855D160000 (4WD SCV)
1994: LV0855D180001 (4WD SCV)
1995: LV0855D181952 (4WD SCV)
1996: LV0855E190001
1997: LV0855E200001
1998: LV0855E300001

John Deere 855 Attachments

Attachment overview

60″ mid-mount mower deck
72″ mid-mount mower deck
Front-end loader

60″ Mower deck

Type: mid-mount John Deere 2734M
3-blade with hydraulic lift
Cutting width: 60 inches
152 cm
Weight: 325 lbs
147 kg
Overall width: 72.5 inches
184 cm
Cut height: 1.5 to 7.8 inch
3 to 19 cm


Type: front-mount John Deere 2780M
Width: 54 inches
137 cm
Height: 18 inches
45 cm
Lift height: 11 inches
27 cm
Cut depth: 5 inches
12 cm
Weight: 215 lbs
97 kg
Lift type: hydraulic
Angle type: hydraulic

John Deere 855 Specification

General Specifications

Model John Deere 855
Length 2,800 mm (110.2 in)
Width 1,300 mm (51.2 in)
Height 1,920 mm (75.6 in)
Wheel base 1,620 mm (63.8 in)
Weight 2WD: 810 kg (1,786 lbs)
4WD: 848 kg (1,870 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 25.0 liters (6.6 US gal.; 5.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA 475A
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS. Canopy and high ROPS with extra headroom (option)


Engine model Yanmar 3TN75RJ
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 1.0 L, 994 cm2, (60.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 75.0 mm X 75.0 mm (2.95 in X 2.95 in)
Compression ratio 17.8:1
Horsepower 24.3 PS (17.9 kW; 24.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 10W-30, API: CE or CD
Oil capacity: 3.6 L (3.8 US. qt, 3.17 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 3.8 L (4.02 US. qt, 3.34 Imp. qt.)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Differential hydraulic wet disc
Differential lock Standard
Transmission model Sunstrand Series 17
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite (2-range) forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 17.7 kmh (11 mph) Reverse: 8.8 (5.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 17.0 L (17.96 US. qt, 14.96 Imp. qt.)
Front tires Ag: 4.00×15 (2WD), 6-12 (4WD)
Rear tires Ag: 9.5×16

Three-Point Hitch

Caterogy I
Control type Position control
Lift capacity 356 kg (785 lbs)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Middle PTO type Independent
Middle PTO spped 2,100 rpm
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO spped 540 rpm

Hydraulic system

Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 17.0 L (17.96 US. qt, 14.96 Imp. qt.)
Pressure 2050 psi (141.3 bar)
Total flow 5.6 gpm (21.2 lpm)

John Deere 855 Review

john deere 855 oil capacity 

John Deere 855 Oil capacity is 3.8 qts 3.6 L


John Deere 855 Tractor is popular for large farms. This powerful tractor features a John Deere diesel engine of 142 HP, three transmissions, and many other great features. 

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john deere 855 FAQ

How many horse is an 855 John Deere?

What we are aware of about the John Deere 855 tractor, is that it comes with three cylinders Diesel Engine that produces 24 horsepower. 

The image below is from the John Deere tractor. This John Deere tractor is equipped with three-point category 1 hitch, and its PTO is rated at 19 horsepower.

How much can a John Deere 855 lift?

John Deere 855 Breakout force (lift) 1300 lbs 589 kg

What engine is in 855 John Deere tractor?

John Deere 855 has Yanmar 3TN75RJ liquid-cooled engine.

How much does a John Deere 850 weigh?

John Deere 855 Wheelbase 64 inches 162 cm and Weight is 2400 lbs 1088 kg

What Horse Power is a John Deere 855?

John Deere 855 has Yanmar 3TN75RJ liquid-cooled engine that produces 24 hp 17.9 kW