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  • John Deere FT PowerTech™ 6-cylinder engines
  • Engine HP: 182 HP Max/165 HP Rated with up to 40 additional HP (IPM)
  • New offering of 1000E PTO
  • Infinitely Variable Transmission™

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Key Specs 6r-165-tractor
Current Model
Engine descriptionJohn Deere PowerTech™ PVS
Engine displacement6.8 L
415 cu in.
Rated engine power97/68EC: 123 kW
165 hp
Maximum engine power97/68EC: 133 kW
182 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)96 kW
129 hp
Maximum PTO power128 kW
172 hp
Transmission typeInfinitely variable transmission (IVT™), 0.05-42 km/h 0.03-26 mph
IVT, 0.05-50 km/h 0.03-31 mph
Hydraulic pump rated outputStandard: 45 cc pump: 114 L/min
30 gpm
Optional: 60 cc pump: 155 L/min
41 gpm
Rear hitch category (SAE designation)Category 3/3N: 4170 kg
9193 lb
Base machine weight7100 kg
15,653 lb
Engine specifications
DescriptionJohn Deere PowerTech™ PVS
Engine typeDiesel, in-line, 6-cylinder, wet-sleeve cylinder liners with four valves in head
Engine familyNJDXL06.8324
Rated speed2100 rpm
AspirationTurbocharged, variable geometry turbocharger with air-to-air aftercooling and cooled exhaust gas recirculation
Emission levelFinal Tier 4
After treatment typeDOC/DPF/SCR
Displacement6.8 L
415 cu in.
Cylinders liners
Engine performance
Rated power97/68EC: 123 kW
165 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)96 kW
129 hp
Maximum PTO power128 kW
172 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 boost10 percent
Maximum engine power97/68EC: 133 kW
182 hp
Engine peak torqueAt 1,600 rpm: 773 Nm
570 lb-ft
PTO torque rise40 percent
Air cleaner type
Drawbar power
Fuel injection system and control
TypeIVT, 0.05-42 km/h 0.03-26 mph
IVT, 0.05-50 km/h 0.03-31 mph
ReverserLeft-hand electrical reverser
CreeperAvailable with AutoQuad™ and PowerQuad™ transmissions
Clutch; wet/dry
Hydraulic system
TypeClosed-center, pressure-and-flow compensated
Pump rated outputStandard: 45 cc pump: 114 L/min
30 gpm
Optional: 60 cc pump: 155 L/min
41 gpm
Available flow at a single rear SCV100 L/min
26 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 controlAvailable
SCV controlStandard: Mechanical
Optional: Electronic
Auxiliary hydraulic features
Available flow at front SCVs
Number of front selective control valves (SCVs)
Rear hitch
Remote control valves availableAvailable: Remote control switch
Hitch category (SAE designation)Category 3/3N: 4170 kg
9193 lb
Maximum lift capacity behind lift points4200 kg
9259 lb
Sensing typeElectrohydraulic
Rear axle differential lockElectrohydraulic
Hitch draft control load sense type
Lift capacity at standard frame
Drawbar categoryCategory 2
Maximum vertical loadCategory 2: 1400-2450 kg
3085-5400 lb
Maximum vertical load dependent on drawbar position
Rear power take-off (PTO)
Standard: 540, 540E, 1000 rpm reversible shaft: 35 mm
1.375 in.
Engine rpm (at rated PTO speeds)1967 engine rpm at 540 rpm PTO
1753 engine rpm at 540E rpm PTO
2000 engine rpm at 1000 rpm PTO
PTO actuationElectrical modulation
Economy PTO speeds
Ground speed PTO option availability
Multispeed PTO option availability
Reverse PTO speeds
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): 1969 rpm
Rear axle
TypeRack and pinion, 2550 mm
100.4 in.
Rack and pinion, 2806 mm
110.5 in.
Flange: 1664 mm
65.5 in.
Final drive typeInboard planetary three pinion
Differential controlsFull-locking electrohydraulic
Axle type
Brakes, type and control
Load rating
Rear differential lock
Front axle
TypeStandard: Mechanical front-wheel drive (MFWD)
Optional: Triple-Link Suspension (TLS™)
Front axle differential lockMFWD: Limited slip
TLS: Limited slip
TLS with brakes: Full-locking electrohydraulic
Load rating
Front380/85R30 R1/R1W
Rear480/80R42 R1/R1W Radial
Wheel tread rangeMFWD: 1524-2235 mm 60-88 in.
TLS: 1524-2235 mm 60-88 in.
Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS)
Turning radius with brakes
Turning radius without brakes
Electrical system
Alternator sizeStandard: 200 amp
Optional: 250 amp
Battery options12 V
Working lightsStandard: 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 amps1230 CCA
With cold weather package or IVT: 1400 CCA
Type of bulb in beacon (Halogen, Zenon, LED)
dB(A) rating for backup alarm
Operator station
Rollover protective structure, OOSGearshift location - console/floor
Standard: Right-hand console
Optional: CommandARM™ console
SeatDegree 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 suspensionOptional: Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension Plus (HCS Plus)
Instructional seatStandard
DisplayCornerpost display (right-hand A-post)
Standard: CommandCenter™ display, 213.4 mm
8.4 in.
Optional: CommandCenter display: 254 mm
10 in.
Inner cab volume3.33 m3
117.59 cu ft
dB(A) rating71 dB
Cab glass area6.11 m2
65.77 sq ft
Front visibility
Safety glass rating
WheelbaseMFWD: 2765 mm
108.8 in.
Overall width1662 mm
65.4 in.
Overall length4946 mm
194.7 in.
Overall height3026 mm
119.1 in.
Front axle center553 mm
21.8 in.
Approximate shipping weight, Open;Cab7100 kg
15,653 lb
Drawbar clearance
Base machine weightFront axle
2840 kg
6261 lb
Rear axle
4260 kg
9391 lb
7100 kg
15,653 lb
Maximum permissible weight11,750 kg
25,904 lb
Maximum ballast level
Crankcase oil volume23.5 L
6.2 U.S. gal.
Fuel tank270 L
71.3 U.S. gal.
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank16 L
4.2 U.S. gal.
Cooling system28 L
7.4 U.S. gal.
Transmission-hydraulic systemIVT: 62 L
16.4 U.S. gal.
Interval for engine oil change750 hours
Interval for hydraulic/transmission oil change1,000 hours
Interval for engine coolant change6,000 hours
Lift capacity at full height640R: 2181 kg
4808 lb
660R: 2586 kg
5701 lb
Maximum lift height640R: 4151 mm
163 in.
660R: 4520 mm
178 in.
Leveling type
Precision AG
GuidanceStandard: AutoTrac&trade Ready assisted steering
TelematicStandard: JDLink™ system
Remote diagnosticsService ADVISOR™ Remote tool available with JDLink hardware and activations
Country of manufactureGermany
AutoTrac ready
CommandCenter video inputs
ISOBUS ready
Side slope rating
Uphill/downhill slope rating
Auxiliary brakes
Front axle brakes
Hydraulic trailer brakes
MFWD braking
Park lock
Pneumatic trailer brakes
Primary brake (foot brake)
Secondary brake
Drive type
Track width
Tread spacing