John Deere 85G Excavator Specs, Price, Review & Features – 2024

John Deere 85G Excavator Specs, Price, Review, Features, Attachments, Overview  

John Deere 85G Mid-Size Excavator is equipped with a Yanmar EPA FT4/EU Stage IV 4-Cylinders engine, which delivers 42.4 (56.9) hp at rated rpm 2000.

Its best-in-class features such as Net Power: 42.4 kW (56.9 hp), Max. Digging Depth: 4.51 m (14 ft. 10 in.), Operating Weight: 8729 kg (19,244 lb.).

John Deere 85G Mid-Size Excavator attachments include Plate Compactors, Hammers, Rotary Cutters, and Mulching Heads.

Now, let’s check out the John Deere 85G Price, Specs, Features, Attachments, Review, and more information.

John Deere 85G Excavator Specs

John Deere 85G Price

Price: $ 1,809.00 USD.

John Deere 85G Horsepower

Horsepower: 42.4

John Deere 85G Weight

8729 Kg

John Deere 85G Key Features

  • Net Power: 42.4 kW (56.9 hp)
  • Max. Digging Depth: 4.51 m (14 ft. 10 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 8729 kg (19,244 lb.)

John Deere 85G Attachments

  • Plate Compactors
  • Hammers
  • Rotary Cutters
  • Mulching Heads

John Deere 85G Specs

Engine Manufacturer Yanmar
Number Of Cylinders (Per Engine) 4
Displacement, ltr (Inches³) 3.3 (202)
Rated speed, rpm 2000
Engine Output – Net, kW (hp) 42.4 (56.9)
Number Of Carrier Rollers – Each Side 1
Number Of Track Rollers – Each Side 5
Track Shoe Width, mm (inches) 450 (18)
Transport Length Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 6820 (22 ft 5 in)
Transport Height – Maximum, mm (ft/in) 2610 (8 ft 7 in)
Overall Undercarriage Width, mm (ft/in) 2200 (7 ft 3 in)
Track Length On Ground, mm (ft/in) 2290 (7 ft 6 in)
Undercarriage Overall Length, mm (ft/in) 2920 (9 ft 7 in)
Tailswing Radius, mm (ft/in) 1490 (4 ft 11 in)
Ground Clearance, mm (inches) 360 (14)
Dozer Blade Height, mm (inches) 460 (18)
Dozer Blade Width, mm (ft/in) 2200 (7 ft 3 in)
Width over standard tracks, mm (ft/in) 2200 (7 ft 3 in)
Track Gauge, mm (ft/in) 1750 (5 ft 9 in)
Digging Reach – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 7700 (25 ft 3 in)
Ground Level Reach – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 7550 (24 ft 9 in)
Dig Height – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 7140 (23 ft 5 in)
Dump Height – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 5080 (16 ft 8 in)
Dig depth – 2.44m / 8’ft flat bottom, mm (ft/in) 4200 (13 ft 9 in)
Dig Depth – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in) 4510 (14 ft 10 in)
Standard Dipper, mm (ft/in) 2120 (6 ft 11 in)
Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 120 (31.7)
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 56 (15)
Number Of Batteries 2
Voltage, V 24
Ground Bearing Pressure, kPa (PSI) 41.5 (6)
Slew Speed, rpm 10.5
Slew Torque, kNm (lbf / ft) 16.6 (12244)
Travel Speed – High, kph (mph) 5 (3.1)
Tractive Force, kN (lbf) 65.2 (14661)
Dipper Tearout, kN (lbf) 30.7 (6902)
Bucket Breakout, kN (lbf) 46.6 (10476)
Gradeability, % 70
Main Pumps – Maximum Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min) 144 (38)
Bucket Pressure, bar (PSI) 260 (3771)
Operating Weight, kg (lbs) 8729 (19244)

John Deere 85G Review

The John Deere 85G is a mid-size excavator that is well-suited for landscaping, utility work, and general contracting. It is well-known for its dependability, longevity, and ease of use. For a full review, please check this YouTube video Here.


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John Deere 85G FAQS

(I) What is John Deere 85G fuel capacity

Ans:- John Deere has a 120 (31.7) Ltr Fuel Tank Capacity.

(II) How much can a John Deere 85G lift?

Ans:-Arm Digging Force (ISO) 30.7 kN (6,902 lb.) Bucket Digging Force (ISO) 46.6 kN (10,476 lb.) A Maximum Reach of 6.92 m (22 ft. 8 in.)

(III) How much does an 85G John Deere excavator weigh?

 Ans:- John Deere has an Operating Weight of 8729 kg

(IV)  How do you change the controls on a John Deere 85g?


  1. Locate the pattern control changer underneath the seat.
  2. Unlock the box with the key.
  3. Unscrew the bolt holding the lever in place.
  4. Turn the lever to change the pattern.
  5. Replace the bolt to keep the lever in position and keep it from vibrating during operation.
  6. Re-lock the box.

(V) How Many Cylinder John Deere 85G Have?

Ans:- John Deere 85G Has 4 Cylinders.

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