New John Deere 6 Series Mid-Sized Tractors Unveiled
By Jean-Paul McDonald, Farms.com
John Deere has just launched 12 new tractors into the marketplace under their 6 series mid-size tractor line. The new models range from 105 to 170 engine horsepower, replacing the standard 6030 and 7030 series tractors.
The new lineup includes 6M models with additional transmission options, increased hitch and hydraulic capacities, plus EPA compliant interim Tier 4 engines. The 6M models include: 6105M, 6115M, 6125M, 6140M, 6150M and 6170M. In addition to the 6M models, John Deere has also updated their 6D series with four new models ranging from 105 to 140 engine horsepower.
Two other mid-horsepower models were also launched – the 6140R and the 6150R - featuring 140 and 150 engine horsepower respectively. Both models come with standard John Deere 6.8-liter PowerTech PVX engines.