John Deere 5085M Utility Tractor

  • John Deere PowerTech Diesel Engine
  • Choose from 12F/4R, 16F/16R, and 32F/16R transmission options
  • Choose climate-controlled cab, fixed open station.


+ AutoTrac™ Universal

+ EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4) compliant engines with maximum fluid efficiency

+ Power bulge and torque reserve pull through the tough spots

+ Automotive-style light-emitting diode (LED) instrument cluster

+ 32F/16R PowrReverser™ transmission for ultimate speed control

+ Mid-frame design for support and strength

+ Heavy-duty 3-point hitch lift capacity for implement versatility

+ Premium cab for the ultimate operating experience

+ Heavy base tractor weight for stability

+ Speakers and subwoofer create powerful sound

Official Test

Nebraska Test numberFactory observed


ManufacturerJohn Deere PowerTech PWL
Engine familyFJDXL04.5211
AspirationTurbocharged / Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Cylinders/Displacement, cu. in. (L)4.5 L
4/276 cu in.
Cylinder LinersWet Sleeved
Fuel tank capacity, US Gal. (L) (Open; Cab)Standard
114; 140 L
30; 37 gal.Optional
144; 174 L
38; 46 gal.
Underhood mufflerYes


Advertised PTO hp (kW) @ Rated rpm52 @ 2100 per SAE kW
70 @ 2100 per SAE PTO hp
Official PTO hp (kW) @ Rated rpm 
Advertised Engine hp (kW) @ Rated speed63.3 @ 2100 per ISO 97/68/EC kW
85 @ 2100 per ISO 97/68/EC engine hp
Max Unballast Drwbr hp (kW) @ Eng rpm 
Maximum Torque (PTO) @ rpm, lb-ft (Nm)355 @ 1600
Max Torque Rise (80% rtd spd) @ Eng rpm 
Maximum Torque Rise % (PTO) @ Eng rpm30 @ 1600

Fuel Use, U.S. gal./hr & hp hr/gal. at:

PTO @ Rated Eng rpm 
Standard PTO Speed @ Eng speed 
Maximum PTO Power @ Eng rpm 
Maximum Engine Power @ Eng rpm 
Max Unballasted Drawbar Power @ Eng rpm 
75% Load, Full Engine rpm (Unballasted) 
75% Load @ Reduced rpm (Unballasted) 


Std. Transmission; Forward/Reverse16F/16R PowrReverser
Opt. Transmission; Forward/Reverse12F/4R SyncShuttle Plus, 32F/16R PowrReverser Plus
ReverserLeft Hand, Mechanical
On-the-Go Shifting (Yes/No/Partial)Partial
Clutch; Wet/DryWet
Creeper16F/16R PowrReverser

Power Take-Off (PTO)

StandardIndependent 540/540 Economy
PTO Speeds @ Engine rpm540 @ 2100; 540E @ 1645 rpm
PTO ActuationElectrohydraulic


TypeOpen Center
Pump Rated Output, GPM (L/min.)Standard
24.7 gpm
94 L/min
Rated Flow @ One SCV, GPM (L/min.)18.4 gpm
70 L/min
Max Output @ SCV Couplers, GPM (L/min.) 
Maximum Operating Pressure, psi (kPa)2900 psi
20000 kPa
Maximum Hydraulic Power, hp (kW)31.1 hp
23.2 kW
Hitch Draft Control Load Sense TypeElectrohydraulic
Remote Control Valves Available0 (opt. 3)
Hitch Category (SAE Designation)2; convertible to 1
Hitch Lift Cap. lb (kg) @24 in. Bhnd Lift Pt.Standard
2100 kg
4600 lb Optional
2550 kg
5600 lb
Hitch Lift Cap. lb (kg) @24 in. Bhnd Lift Pt. (SAE) 
Hitch Lift Cap. lb (kg) @24 in. Bhnd Lift Pt. (ASAE) 
Sensing typeLower Link
Joystick SCV controlOptional

Final Drive

TypeInboard Planetary
Differential controlsElectrohydraulic
NoFront & Rear
Engage On-the-Go Rear Differential LockYes
Axle TypeFlanged
Brakes, Type and ControlHydraulic Wet Disc

Operator Station

Rollover Protective Structure, OOSRigid - Foldable - Telescopic
Foldable, 2-PostPlatform - Flat/Straddle
FlatGearshift Location - Console/Floor
2Platform - Flat/Straddle
FlatdB(A) Rating
80Seat Suspension System
Mechanical (opt. Air Ride opt. Low Frequency heated Air Ride)

2WD Dimensions

Wheelbase, in. (mm)2350 mm
92.5 in.
Front Tread Range, in. (mm)1463 - 2098 mm
57.6 - 82.6 in.
Rear Tread Range, in. (mm)1348 - 2054 mm
53.1 - 80.9 in.
Minimum Rear Tread Setting, in. (mm)1348 mm
53.1 in.
Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm)477.5 mm
18.8 in.
Turning Radius w/Brakes, ft (m)3.51 m
11.2 ft
Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft (m)3.9 m
12.8 ft
Unballasted Operating Weight, lb (kg) 
Approx. Ship Wgt, lb (kg) Open; Cab3310; 3720 kg
7300; 8200 lb

MFWD Dimensions

Wheelbase, in. (mm)2350 mm
92.5 in.
Front Tread Range, in. (mm)1340 - 1904 mm
52.8 - 75.0 in.
Front Axle Clearance, in. (mm)401.3 mm
15.8 in.
Turning Radius w/Brakes, ft (m)3.9 m
12.8 ft
Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft (m)4.4 m
14.4 ft
Limited Slip DifferentialYes
Unballasted Operating Weight, lb (kg) 
Approx. Ship Wgt, lb (kg) Open; Cab3540; 3950 kg
7800; 8700 lb

4WD Dimensions

Wheelbase, in. (mm) 
Wheel Tread, Min. to Max. in. (mm) 
Turning Radius w/o Brakes, ft (m) 
Nebraska Test Unballasted w/Duals, lb (kg) 
Unballasted Weight, lb (kg) 

Standard Tires

7.5-16 8PR F2Rear
16.9-30 6PR R1
11.2-24 8PR R1Rear
16.9-30 6PR R1
Track widths 


Country of ManufactureAugusta, GA
Ballasting Restrictions, lb (kg) 
*NotesUpdated 8/31/2014