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John Deere expands 6 Family Tractor line

Published on 10 April 2015
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John Deere has expanded its lineup of 6M and 6R Series Tractors for model year 2015 to offer producers a wider range of horsepower, frame sizes, transmissions, hydraulics and other options.

Tractors in the mid-specification 6M Series are well suited for such chores as haying and field work; loader, feeding and material handling; mowing roadsides; and maintaining orchards and vineyards. Operation can vary from creeper speed for working in specialty crops to 25 mph for faster transport. The closed-center pressure and flow-compensating hydraulic system offers advantages such as increased lift capacity and faster loader-cycle times.

Seven of these models are available. (The three numbers following the six indicate engine horsepower.) Small-frame models are the 6110M, 6120M and 6130M; the 6145M and 6155M are mid-frame models; and the 6175M and the new 6195M are large-frame models.

These models also have Power Fill brakes for demanding loads and hillside mowing operations and come with multiple tire options based on different applications.

The 6R Series of premium specification tractors offers additional horsepower, cab and control options, and more performance features to handle larger chores and field operations. These features include the ComfortView cab, high-performance controls and panoramic visibility.

The Generation 4 CommandCenter provides premium technology and functionality, such as integrated AutoTrac, to deliver accurate and cost-effective guidance through the field. And PFC hydraulics, with up to six selective control valves, provides maximum hydraulic efficiency for operating large implements, seeding tools, row-crop planters and potato harvesters.

Customers can choose from a range of models, including small-frame 6110R, 6120R and 6130R models; mid-frame 6145R and 6155R models; and large-frame 6175R, 6195R and 6215R.

Along with the expanded tractor lineup, the company introduces the new R-Series Front Loaders. This new loader is designed to match with all Final Tier 4 6M and 6R Series Tractors and builds on the H-Series loaders.

To learn more about these products, visit the John Deere website.  FG

—From John Deere news release

Photo provided by John Deere.