John Deere 6930

The John Deere 6930, produced between 2006 and 2008, is a pinnacle of power and efficiency in agriculture. With a robust engine, versatile transmission options, and advanced hydraulic capabilities, it excels in various farming tasks. Operator comfort is prioritized with a spacious cab featuring air-conditioning, while precise control is ensured through electronic lower-link sensing. Its sturdy build and ample weight capacity make it a reliable choice for tackling demanding operations, while its standard tires provide stability across diverse terrain. The John Deere 6930 epitomizes the brand’s commitment to performance, reliability, and innovation in the agricultural sector.

John Deere 6930 Tractor Specifications
Model Year2006-2008
6930 Power
Engine (Gross)155 hp (115.6 kW)
Engine (Net)150 hp (111.9 kW)
Engine (Max)163 hp (121.5 kW)
PTO (Claimed)135 hp (100.7 kW)
Chassis4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential LockRear Electro-Hydraulic Wet Disc
BrakesHydraulic Wet Disc
CabStandard with Air Conditioning
Engine Detail
ModelJohn Deere 6068HL281
TypeTurbocharged Diesel
Cylinders6-Cylinder 12-Valve
Displacement413.7 ci (6.8 L)
Bore/Stroke4.19×5.00 inches (106 x 127 mm)
EmissionsTier III
Rated Power (ECE R24)150 hp (111.9 kW)
Rated Power (EC 97/98)155 hp (115.6 kW)
Maximum Power (ECE R24)158 hp (117.8 kW)
Maximum Power (EC 97/68)163 hp (121.5 kW)
Fuel SystemHigh-Pressure Common Rail Injection
Cooling SystemViscous Fan
Air CleanerDry Element
Rated RPM2100
Idle RPM850-2250
Operating RPM1500-2100
Torque513 lb-ft (695.6 Nm)
Torque RPM1500
Firing Order1-5-3-6-2-4
Starter Volts12
Starter Power4 hp (3.0 kW)
Oil Capacity20.6 qts (19.5 L)
Oil Change500 h
Coolant Capacity29.6 qts (28.0 L)
Coolant Change3000 h
TypeJohn Deere PowrQuad Plus
Gears20 Forward and Reverse
ClutchDual 225mm Wet Disc PermaClutch
Oil Capacity52.8 qts (50.0 L)
NotesFour Gears (1-4) in Five Ranges (A-E) with Left-Hand Shuttle Lever. Push-Button Power Shift Between Gears. Reverse Speeds About 4% Faster Than Corresponding Forward Speeds
TypeJohn Deere PowrQuad Plus Creeper
Gears32 Forward and Reverse
ClutchDual 225mm Wet Disc PermaClutch
Oil Capacity52.8 qts (50.0 L)
NotesOptional Creeper Adds Additional Twelve Speeds to the PowrQuad Transmission in Ranges A-C
Fuel66 gal (249.8 L) [Optional Fuel
TypeConstant Flow
PFCPressure and Flow Compensated (PFC) Optional
Capacity13.2 gal (50.0 L)
Pressure2901 psi (200.0 bar)
Pump Flow21.4 gpm (81.0 lpm) [PFC Pump Flow
Power Take-Off (PTO)
Rear PTOIndependent
ClutchElectro-Hydraulic Wet Disc
Rear RPM540/540E/1000 [Front RPM
Charging SystemAlternator
Charging Amps90 [Optional Charging Amps
John Deere 6930 Tires
Standard Tires (Ag)Front – 16.9R28, Rear – 20.8R38
Wheelbase104.3 inches (264 cm)
Length187.3 inches (475 cm)
Width93.8 inches (238 cm)
Height115.1 inches (292 cm)
Front Tread63.9 to 83.3 inches (162 to 211 cm)
Rear Tread63.9 to 79.6 inches (162 to 202 cm)
John Deere 6930 Weight
Shipping12,420 lbs (5633 kg)
Max Capacity23,150 lbs (10500 kg)
Max Rear Axle16,535 lbs (7500 kg)
John Deere 6930 Overview

The John Deere 6930, a standout model spanning the years 2006 to 2008, epitomizes power and efficiency in the agricultural realm. With a robust engine boasting 155 horsepower gross and 150 horsepower net, this tractor is built to tackle demanding tasks with ease. Its 6-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine, the John Deere 6068HL281, offers exceptional performance with a displacement of 6.8 liters and Tier III emissions compliance.

Equipped with a John Deere PowrQuad Plus transmission, operators enjoy seamless shifting through 20 forward and reverse speeds, providing versatility in various working conditions. The transmission’s partial power shift feature, coupled with a dual 225mm wet disc PermaClutch, ensures smooth operation and enhanced efficiency. Additionally, an optional PowrQuad Plus Creeper transmission variant offers 32 forward and reverse speeds, catering to specific applications requiring precise control.

In terms of hydraulic capabilities, the John Deere 6930 boasts a constant flow hydraulic system with optional pressure and flow compensation (PFC), delivering a pump flow of 21.4 gpm (81.0 lpm) or 29.1 gpm (110.1 lpm) with PFC. With a rear hitch capacity ranging from 16,730 lbs to 18,880 lbs depending on configuration, this tractor can effortlessly handle a variety of implements and attachments.

Operator comfort is paramount in the John Deere 6930, featuring a cab standard with air-conditioning for optimal working conditions. Its spacious dimensions provide ample room for maneuverability, while features such as load and depth control with electronic lower-link sensing ensure precise operation.

With a shipping weight of 12,420 lbs and a maximum capacity of 23,150 lbs, the John Deere 6930 strikes a balance between agility and strength. Its standard tires, front measuring 16.9R28 and rear 20.8R38, provide stability and traction across diverse terrain. Overall, the John Deere 6930 embodies the brand’s commitment to reliability, performance, and innovation, making it a trusted companion for farmers and agricultural professionals seeking top-tier equipment.