Massey Ferguson 243

Massey Ferguson 243 tractor photo
1999 - 2003
200 Three Series
Utility tractor
ManufacturerMassey Ferguson
Utility tractor
Built in Coventry, England
Original price$20,050 (2003)
Massey Ferguson 243 Transmissions
8-speed sliding gear
8-speed synchro shuttle
Transmission details ...
Massey Ferguson 243 Power
Engine52 hp
38.8 kW
PTO (claimed)47 hp
35.0 kW
Drawbar (tested)37.7 hp
28.1 kW
PTO (tested)47.6 hp
35.5 kW
Performance test details ...
Two- or four-wheel drive
Steeringhydrostatic power
Independent wet disc brakes
Two-post folding ROPS.
Fuel12.7 gal
48.1 L
Hydraulic system8.5 gal
32.2 L
Capacity8.5 gal
32.2 L
Pump flow9.5 gpm
36.0 lpm
 13.9 gpm (optional)
52.6 lpm
Total flow9.5 gpm
36.0 lpm
 13.9 gpm
52.6 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeII/I
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOlive (two-stage clutch)
 independent (optional)
Rear RPM540
Dimensions & Tires
2WD Wheelbase75.1 inches
190 cm
4WD Wheelbase76.1 inches
193 cm
Weight5045 to 5130 pounds
Front tire6.00-16
Rear tire13.6-28
Full dimensions and tires ...
243 Serial Numbers

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
Battery volts12
243 references literature
MF Loaders for Compact & Agricultural Tractors published in 2003, by Massey Ferguson
Page information
Peter Easterlund - owner of
Copyright 2023®
TractorData is a family-owned small business located in Minnesota that has been providing reference information on tractors since 1999.
Peter Easterlund - owner/author
Updated on July 13, 2023
©2000-2023 -®. Notice: Every attempt is made to ensure the data listed is accurate. However, differences between sources, incomplete listings, errors, and data entry mistakes do occur. Consult official literature from the manufacturer before attempting any service or repair.