John Deere 2800

The John Deere 2800 is a utility tractor that was produced from 1993 to 1998 as part of the John Deere 2000 Series. It was manufactured by Zetor in Brno, Czech Republic, and distributed by John Deere. The John Deere 2800, manufactured in collaboration with Zetor, is a utility tractor known for its reliability and versatility. With a history dating back to the 1990s, this model has been a popular choice among farmers and agricultural enthusiasts for its ability to handle a wide range of tasks on the farm. Its durable construction, optional cab for operator comfort, and a choice of transmission options make it suitable for various agricultural applications, from plowing fields to operating attachments. The John Deere 2800 has earned a reputation for its robust performance and contribution to agricultural productivity.

Engine ManufacturerZetor
Engine TypeTurbocharged diesel
Number of Cylinders4
Cooling SystemLiquid-cooled
Displacement256.3 cubic inches (4.2 liters)
Bore/Stroke4.13×4.72 inches (105 x 120 mm)
Rated Power (ECE R24)92 horsepower (68.6 kW)
Rated RPM2200
Starter Voltage12 volts
16-speed transmission with 16 forward and 4 reverse gears
Clutch325mm cerametallic dry disc
Chassis and Steering
ChassisAvailable in both 4×2 2WD and 4×4 MFWD 4WD configurations
SteeringHydrostatic power steering
BrakesHydraulic wet disc brakes
CabOpen platform with an optional cab
Hydraulic System TypeOpen center
Hydraulic Pressure2683 psi (185.0 bar)
Number of Hydraulic Valves1
Hydraulic Pump Flow Rate15.85 gallons per minute (60.0 liters per minute)
Tractor Hitch
Rear Hitch TypeCategory II
ControlTop link draft sensing
Rear Lift Capacity10,341 pounds (4690 kg)
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOIndependent
Rear PTO Speeds540/1000 RPM
Electrical System GroundNegative
Battery Voltage12 volts
John Deere 2800 overview

The John Deere 2800 tractor represents a pinnacle of agricultural engineering, designed to meet the demanding needs of modern farming operations. At its heart lies a turbocharged diesel engine manufactured by Zetor, renowned for its reliability and performance. With four cylinders and a displacement of 256.3 cubic inches (4.2 liters), this liquid-cooled engine delivers a formidable 92 horsepower (68.6 kW) at 2200 RPM, providing ample power to tackle a variety of tasks with ease.

Paired with a 16-speed transmission offering 16 forward and 4 reverse gears, the John Deere 2800 ensures precise control and efficient power delivery in any operating conditions. The clutch system, featuring a 325mm cerametallic dry disc, enables smooth engagement and disengagement of power transmission, enhancing operator comfort and productivity.

Available in both 4×2 2WD and 4×4 MFWD 4WD configurations, the John Deere 2800 offers versatility to suit diverse farming needs. The hydrostatic power steering system provides responsive and effortless steering, while hydraulic wet disc brakes ensure reliable stopping power even in challenging terrain.

The tractor’s open platform design, with an optional cab, offers comfort and convenience for operators during long hours of operation. Meanwhile, the hydraulic system, with an open-center design and a pressure of 2683 psi (185.0 bar), provides efficient power delivery to various implements and accessories. With a hydraulic pump flow rate of 15.85 gallons per minute (60.0 liters per minute), the John Deere 2800 ensures swift and precise operation of hydraulic functions.

Equipped with a Category II rear hitch, controlled by top link draft sensing, the John Deere 2800 boasts a rear lift capacity of 10,341 pounds (4690 kg), enabling the use of heavy-duty implements for maximum productivity. The independent rear power take-off (PTO) offers flexibility, with speeds of 540/1000 RPM to accommodate a wide range of implements and applications.

In terms of electrical features, the John Deere 2800 employs a 12-volt negative ground electrical system, ensuring reliable operation in various conditions. With a battery voltage of 12 volts, the tractor is equipped to handle demanding electrical loads, further enhancing its functionality and performance on the farm.