John Deere 855

John Deere 855 tractor photo
1986 - 1998
55 Compact Series
Compact Utility tractor
Series map:
ManufacturerJohn Deere
Compact Utility tractor
FactoriesHoricon, Wisconsin, USA
 Augusta, Georgia, USA
Original price was $16,000 in 1998
855utility tractor
856turf mowing tractor
John Deere 855 Power
Engine24 hp
17.9 kW
PTO (claimed)19 hp
14.2 kW
Two- or four-wheel drive
Differential lockmechanical rear
Power steering
Differential hydraulic wet disc brakes
Two-post Roll-Gard ROPS. Optional canopy and high ROPS with extra headroom. Optional weather enclosure.
Fuel6.6 gal
25.0 L
Hydraulic system4.5 gal
17.0 L
Front axle2.25 qts
2.1 L
Typeopen center
Capacity4.5 gal
17.0 L
Pressure2050 psi
141.3 bar
Rear valves2 OptOptional
Mid valves2 OptOptional
Total flow5.6 gpm
21.2 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeI
Controlposition control
Rear lift (at 24"/610mm)785 lbs
356 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear RPM540
Engine RPM540@3200
Mid PTOindependent
Mid RPM2100
Engine RPM2100@3200
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase64 inches
162 cm
Weight1790 to 1870 pounds
Front tire4.00x15
2WD Rear tire9.5x16
Full dimensions and tires ...
John Deere 855 attachments
60" mid-mount mower deck
72" mid-mount mower deck
front-end loader
Attachment details ...
855 Serial Numbers
1986M00855A360001 (2WD)
1987M00855A420001 (2WD)
1988M00855A475001 (2WD)
1989M00855A595001 (2WD)
1990M00855A010001 (2WD)
1991M00855A100001 (2WD)
1992LV0855A100700 (2WD)
1993LV0855A130000 (2WD)
1994LV0855A165001 (2WD)
1995LV0855165211 (2WD)
1986M00855B360001 (2WD SCV)
1987M00855B420001 (2WD SCV)
1988M00855B475001 (2WD SCV)
1989M00855B595001 (2WD SCV)
1990M00855B010001 (2WD SCV)
1991M00855B105001 (2WD SCV)
1992LV0855B105700 (2WD SCV)
1993LV0855B135000 (2WD SCV)
1994LV0855B170001 (2WD SCV)
1995LV0855B170123 (2WD SCV)
1986M00855C360001 (4WD)
1987M00855C420001 (4WD)
1988M00855C475001 (4WD)
1989M00855C595001 (4WD)
1990M00855C010001 (4WD)
1991M00855C120001 (4WD)
1992LV0855C120700 (4WD)
1993LV0855C150000 (4WD)
1994LV0855C175001 (4WD)
1995LV0855C175141 (4WD)
1986M00855D360001 (4WD SCV)
1987M00855D420001 (4WD SCV)
1988M00855D475001 (4WD SCV)
1989M00855D595001 (4WD SCV)
1990M00855D010001 (4WD SCV)
1991M00855D125001 (4WD SCV)
1992LV0855D125700 (4WD SCV)
1993LV0855D160000 (4WD SCV)
1994LV0855D180001 (4WD SCV)
1995LV0855D181952 (4WD SCV)

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
855 Serial Location
John Deere 855 serial number location
Serial number plate on rear of the John Deere 855, below the PTO shaft.
Charging amps40
Battery CCA475
Battery volts12
855 references literature
Grounds Care & Recreation Products Sales Manual published in 1989, by John Deere
Lawn & Grounds Care Sales Manual published in 1997, by John Deere
Golf & Turf Equipment Purchasing Guide published in 1993, by John Deere
Golf & Turf Equipment Purchasing Guide published in 1997, by John Deere
Golf and Turf Equipment Purchasing Guide published in 1998, by John Deere
Operator's Manual 410 and 420 Loaders (OMC49370) published in 2005
Operator's Manual 655, 755 and 855 Tractors (OMM70367) published in 1986
Technical Manual 655, 755, 855, 955, 756 and 856 Compact Utility Tractors published in 1996, by John Deere
Compact Tractors Under 40 Horsepower published in 1991, by John Deere
Compact Utility Tractors published in 1993, by John Deere
John Deere Compact Utility Tractors published in 1995
Compact Utility Tractors Product Information Handbook published in 1991, by John Deere
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Updated on January 19, 2023
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