6R 215 Tractor

6R 215

6R 215 Tractor


With more engine hp, improved visibility to the drawbar and hitch, available wide-angle mirrors and a variety of transmission options, the 6R 215 will help you work in comfort … and without limits.

Main Features

  • John Deere FT PowerTech™ 6-cylinder engines
  • Engine HP: 237 HP Max 215/HP Rated with up to 40 additional HP (IPM)
  • AutoQuad™, DirectDrive or IVT transmission options
  • Optional CommandPRO™ puts tractor and implement control at your fingertips


Engine displacement 6.8 L
415 cu in.
Rated engine power PS (hp ISO) at rated engine speed (EU 2016/1628) 97/68EC: 158 kW
215 hp
Maximum engine power PS (hp ISO) at max engine speed (EU 2016/1628) 97/68EC: 174 kW
233 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE) 130 kW
174 hp
Hydraulic pump rated output Standard: 60 cc pump: 155 L/min
41 gpm
Rear hitch category (SAE designation) Category 3/3N: 5440 kg
11,990 lb
Base machine weight 8500 kg
18,739 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, fixed geometry first stage-variable geometry second stage, 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: 158 kW
215 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE) 130 kW
174 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: 174 kW
233 hp
Engine peak torque At 1,600 rpm: 1004 Nm
740 lb-ft
PTO torque rise 40 percent
Type Standard: IVT, 0.05-42 km/h 0.03-26 mph
Optional: IVT, 0.05-50 km/h 0.03-31 mph
24-speed AutoQuad PLUS ECO (40K)
24-speed AutoQuad PLUS ECO (50K)
24-speed Direct Drive (40K)
24-speed Direct Drive (50K)
Reverser Left-hand electrical reverser
Type Closed-center, pressure-and-flow compensated
Pump rated output Standard: 60 cc pump: 155 L/min
41 gpm
Available flow at a single rear SCV 100 L/min
26.4 gpm
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
Joystick SCV control Available
SCV control Standard: Mechanical
Optional: Electronic
Remote control valves available Available: Remote control switch
Hitch category (SAE designation) Category 3/3N: 5440 kg
11,990 lb
Maximum lift capacity behind lift points 5450 kg
12,015 lb
Sensing type Electrohydraulic
Rear axle differential lock Electrohydraulic
Drawbar category Category 3
Maximum vertical load Category 3: 1600-2800 kg
3525-6170 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): 1969 rpm
Type Standard:Rack and pinion, 2550 mm
100.4 in.
Optional:Rack and pinion, 2806 mm
110.5 in.
Rack and pinion, 3009
Final drive type Inboard planetary three pinion
Differential controls Full-locking electrohydraulic
Front axle differential lock MFWD: Limited slip
TLS: Limited slip
TLS with brakes: Full-locking electrohydraulic
Rear 480/80R42 R1/R1W Radial
Wheel tread range MFWD: 1524-2235 mm 60-88 in.
TLS: 1524-2235 mm 60-88 in.
Type Hydrostatic power
Alternator size Standard: 200 amp
Optional: 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: 65-W halogen W
Optional: LED
Total cold cranking amps 1230 CCA
With cold weather package or IVT: 1400 CCA
Seat Degree 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 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 2800 mm
110.2 in.
Overall width 1892 mm
74.5 in.
Overall length 5045 mm
198.6 in.
Overall height 3160 mm
124.4 in.
Front axle center 560 mm
22 in.
Approximate shipping weight, Open;Cab 8500 kg
18,739 lb
Base machine weight Front axle
3400 kg
7495 lb
Rear axle
5100 kg
11,243 lb
MFWD, AutoQuad, front weight support, one pair 204-kg (450-lb) rear weights, front fenders, 480/80R46 rear duals, 420/90R30 front, shipping fuel: 8661
19,100 lb
8500 kg
18,739 lb
Maximum permissible weight 13,450 kg
29,650 lb
Crankcase oil volume 23.5 L
6.2 U.S. gal.
Fuel tank 330 L
87.1 U.S. gal.
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank 20 L
5.3 U.S. gal.
Cooling system 28 L
7.4 U.S. gal.
Transmission-hydraulic system IVT: 75 L
19.8 U.S. gal.
AutoQuad: 71 L
18.8 U.S. gal.
DirectDrive ECO: 81 L
21.4 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 660R
Lift capacity at full height 660R: 2586 kg
5701 lb
680R: 2453 kg
5408 lb
Maximum lift height 660R: 4520 mm
178 in.
680R: 4480 mm
176 in.
Country of manufacture Germany
Date collected 12-Nov-21

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