Powerful John Deere JD18X engine
The John Deere JD18X engine, boasting an impressive 18L (1098-cu in.) displacement, redefines performance and efficiency. This unique engine elevates John Deere self-propelled forage harvesters (SPFH) to a new level in the 700- to 800-PS (690.4- to 789-hp) power class. Experience unparalleled features and exceptional comfort on the 9500, 9600, and 9700 SPFH models with the JD18X engine.
- Perfect engine characteristic for SPFH application
- Diesel only engine – no diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)/AdBlue® with Final Tier 4 (FT4)/ Stage V (EU) emission regulations
- HarvestMotion Plus
- Long engine oil service interval (750 hours)
The JD18X engine was awarded “Diesel of the Year 2021,” confirming the performance and the Diesel only concept
High-capacity feeding supports high silage quality
John Deere rotary units ensure reliable feeding for high-capacity forage harvesters. The 600plus Headers handle versatile crops up to 4m (13.1ft), while the 700plus excels with high-yield crops.
John Deere 6X9 Series Pickups, featuring patented vortex auger design and dual header drive option, enhance SPFH feeding. Boost throughput in high-yield crops and handle uneven windrows effortlessly.
John Deere SPFH features a synchronized variable header drive with hydrostatic IVT™ system. It ensures smooth crop transfer, prevents blockages, and maximizes chopping quality for producers.