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John Deere 4955 Specs, Weight, Price & Review

Are you looking to buy a John Deere 4955? But you need to know more about John Deere 4955 Specifications, Weight, Price, and Review.

In this post, you can find out more. On the internet, it’s very hard to find accurate and detailed information about John Deere 4955 Specs, Weight, Price, and Reviews.


So, our team went to several John Deere showrooms, got all the information, and put it all together in a way that is easy to read and understand.

Let’s look at the latest specs, weight, price, and review of the John Deere 4955.

John Deere 4955 Specs


John Deere 4955 Overview

John Deere’s 4055 series includes the 2WD 4955 row-crop tractor. John Deere made this tractor in Iowa from 1988 until 1992.


The John Deere 4955 has a 7.6 L (466.0 cu in) six-cylinder diesel engine and either a full power shift transmission with 15 forward and 4 reverse gears or a partial power shift transmission with 16 forward and 6 reverse gears.

John Deere engines power the JD 4955 row-crop tractor. It’s a 7.6 L, 7,636 cm2 (466.0 cu in) six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with a 4.57-inch bore and 4.76-inch stroke.

It’s 16.0:1. At 2,200 rpm, this engine developed 202.8 PS (149.1 KW; 200.0 HP). The John Deere 4955 has power steering, hydraulic wet disc brakes, a Sound Guard cab, and a 386.1-liter fuel.

John Deere 4955 Price

Price = USD $41,900.00

John Deere 4955 Weight

Weight = 8,330 kg (18,364 lbs)

John Deere 4955 Horsepower

Horsepower = 149.1 KW; 200.0 HP

John Deere 4955 Oil capacity

Oil capacity = 20.8 L (22 US. qt, 18.3 Imp. qt.)

John Deere 4955 Specifications

General Specifications

Model John Deere 4955
Width 2,990 mm (117.7 in)
Wheelbase 2WD: 3,000 mm (118.1 in)
4WD: 2,970 mm (116.9 in)
Fuel tank capacity 386.1 liters (102 US gal.; 84.9 Imp. gal)
Cabin type Sound Gard cab (standard)
Height (cab) 3,010 mm (118.5 in)
Weight (operating) 8,330 kg (18,364 lbs)
Battery Two 12V, CCA 925A

Transmission and chassis

Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Brakes Differential hydraulic wet disc
Final drive Inboard planetary
Steering type Power
Transmission model John Deere Quad-Range
Transmission type Partial power shift
Gears 16 forward and 6 reverse
Transmission model John Deere Power Shift
Gears 15 forward and 4 reverse
Transmission type Full power shift with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Speed Forward: 31.0 km (19.3 mph) Reverse: 10.4 (6.5 mph)

Three-Point Hitch

Category III
Lift capacity (at ends) 3,395 kg (7,485 lbs)
3,755 kg (8,275 lbs)
Control type

Hydraulic system

Hydraulic capacity PowerShift (2WD): 70.0 L (18.5 US. gal, 15.4 Imp. gal.)

  PowerShift (4WD): 75.7 L (20.0 US. gal, 16.7 Imp. gal.)
  QuadRange: 101.8 L (26.9 US. gal, 22.4 Imp. gal.)
Hydraulic type Closed center


Engine model John Deere
Cylinders 6
Displacement 7.6 L, 7,636 cm2, (466.0 cu·in)
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 30.3 L (32 US. qt, 26.7 Imp. qt.)
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel type Diesel
Bore and stroke 116.0 mm X 121.0 mm (4.57 in X 4.76 in)
Horsepower 202.8 PS (149.1 KW; 200.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Oil capacity: 20.8 L (22 US. qt, 18.3 Imp. qt.)


Rear tires Ag: 20.8R42 duals
Front tires  –

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Rear PTO speed 1000 rpm
Rear PTO type Independent with hydraulic clutch


4WD Wheelbase: 117.1 inches
297 cm
Height (cab): 118.8 inches
301 cm
Ballasted weight: 24,665 lbs
11188 kg
Rear axle: Rack-and-pinion: 3.94 by 108 inches
100 by 2743 mm
2WD Wheelbase: 118.5 inches
300 cm
Width: 118 inches
299 cm *
Operating weight: 18,370 lbs
8332 kg (20.8R42 duals)
Rear axle: Rack-and-pinion: 3.94 by 118 inches
100 by 2997 mm


PowerShift Hydraulic system 18.5 gal
70.0 L
QuadRange Hydraulic system 26.9 gal
101.8 L
Fuel 102 gal
386.1 L
PS MFWD Hydraulic system 20 gal
75.7 L


Ground negative
Charging amps 120
Battery CCA 925
Charging system alternator
Batteries 2
Battery volts 12


Drawbar (tested) 176.48 hp
131.6 kW
PTO (tested) 210.00 hp
156.6 kW
Engine (net) 225.3 hp
168.0 kW
PTO (claimed) 200 hp
149.1 kW


Chassis 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering power
Cab Sound Gard cab standard.
Final drives inboard planetary
Brakes differential hydraulic wet disc
Transmissions 15-speed full power shift
  16-speed partial power shift

John Deere 4955 Review 

The John Deere 4955 is a utilitarian tractor produced between 1989 and 2002. It is a favorite option for ranchers and farmers who are searching for an adaptable and reliable tractor. For a full review, please check this YouTube video Here

John Deere 4955 Serial Numbers

1989 1001
1990 3501
1991 7001

John Deere 4955 Attachments

John Deere 280 Loader

Height (to pin) 178 inches
452 cm
Dump reach 26 inches
66 cm
Rollback angle 41°
Lift to full height (at pin) 4580 lbs
2077 kg
Loader weight 2795 lbs
1267 kg
Clearance dumped a bucket 152 inches
386 cm
Clearance, level bucket 173 inches
439 cm
Breakout force (lift) 6220 lbs
2821 kg
Bucket width 85 inches
215 cm
  97 inches
246 cm

John Deere 840 Loader

Dump angle 60°
Bucket width 96.5 inches
245 cm
Clearance dumped a bucket 149 inches
378 cm
Rollback angle 40°

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FAQs For John Deere 4955 


(1) How much horsepower does a John Deere 4955 have?

Ans. 149.1 KW; 200.0 HP

(2) What year is my John Deere 4955?

Ans.  Years Made: 1989-1991

(3) What do John Deere series numbers mean?

Ans.  The first number tells you what family it is, and the next three numbers tell you how much horsepower it has. A letter stands for both the fifth and sixth spots. The first letter shows how much a tractor can do or how much it costs. A second letter won’t be on every tractor.

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