John Deere 9420R Tractor

  • John Deere PowerTech™ 13.5L PSS
  • e18™ PowerShift Transmission
  • CommandView™ III Cab
  • Gen 4 CommandCenter™
  • ActiveSeat™ Suspension


+ PowerTech™ PSS cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)

+ Standard CommandView™ III cab offers unsurpassed amenities

+ e18™ PowerShift™ transmission (PST) with Efficiency Manager™ feature

+ JDLink™ services and Service ADVISOR™ diagnostic systems

+ Power take-off (PTO), 1-3/4 1000 rpm

+ 3-point hitch and CommandCenter™ controls boost productivity

+ High-flow hydraulics, 435 L/min (115 gpm) system

+ General maintenance

Engine specifications

DescriptionJohn Deere PowerTechTM PSS 13.5L (B20 diesel compatible)
Engine typeDiesel, in-line, 6-cylinder, wet-sleeve cylinder liners with 4 valves-in-head
Engine familyJJDXL13.5310
Rated speed2,100 rpm
AspirationDual series turbocharger with fixed geometry first stage, variable geometry second stage; air-to-air aftercooling and cooled exhaust gas recirculation
Cylinders liners
Emission levelFinal Tier 4
After treatment typeDOC/DPF/SCR
Displacement13.5 L
824 cu in.

Engine performance

Rated power309 kW
420 hp
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)249 kW
335 hp
Power boost (available in transport and/or mobile PTO applications)10 percent
Engine peak torqueAt 1600 rpm: 1,938 Nm
380 lb-ft
PTO torque rise38 percent


TypeStandard: John Deere e18™ 18-speed PowerShift with Efficiency Manager™: 40 km/h
25 mph
Clutch; wet/dry

Hydraulic system

Pump rated outputStandard: 220 L/min
58 gpm
Optional: 435 L/min
115 gpm
Available flow at a single rear SCV0.5 in. couplers: 132 L/min
35 gpm
Available flow at front SCVs
Number of rear selective control valves (SCVs)Standard: ISO Couplers: 4-6
Optional: ISO Couplers: 7-8 (field installed)
Number of mid selective control valves (SCVs)
Number of front selective control valves (SCVs)
Joystick SCV control
SCV controlElectronic

Rear hitch

Hitch draft control load sense type
Remote control valves available
Hitch category (SAE designation)Category 4N/3: 6,804 kg
15,000 lb
Category 4N/3: 9,072 kg
20,000 lb
Category 4N/4: 6,804 kg
Category 4N/4: 9072 kg
Maximum lift capacity behind lift pointsCategory 4N/4: 9,072 kg
20,000 lb
Sensing typeElectrohydraulic with draft sensing
Rear axle differential lock


Drawbar categoryStandard: Category 4
Optional: Category 4 with heavy duty drawbar support
Category 5 with heavy duty drawbar support
Maximum vertical loadStandard: 2,470 kg
5,450 lb
Optional: Category 4 with heavy duty drawbar support: 2,470 kg
Category 5 with heavy duty drawbar support: 5,440 kg
12,000 lb

Rear power take-off (PTO)

Standard: 44 mm (1.75 in.) 20-spline, 1,000 rpm
Engine rpm (at rated PTO speeds)
PTO actuation

Front hitch

Electric power
Standard lift capacity
Front power take-off (PTO)
PTO speed

Rear axle

TypeStandard: Diameter: 110 x 3,048 mm
4.33 x 120 in.
Optional: Diameter: 120 x 3,048 mm
4.72 x 120 in.
Final drive typeInboard planetary
Differential controls
Axle type
Brakes, type and control
Rear differential lockFull-locking electrohydraulic

Front axle

TypeStandard: Diameter: 110 x 3048 mm
4.33 x 120 in.
Optional: Diameter: 120x3,048 mm
4.72 x 120 in.
Front axle differential lockFull-locking electrohydraulic

Standard Tires

Wheel tread range
Turning radius with brakes
Turning radius without brakesGroup 47 tires: 5,547 mm
18.2 ft


TypeStandard: Hydraulic power-steering
Optional: ActiveCommand™ Steering (ACS)

Electrical system

Alternator sizeStandard: 200 amp
Optional: 240 amp
Battery options12 V
Total cold cranking amps925 CCA

Operator station

Rollover protective structure, OOS

SeatStandard: ComfortCommand™
Optional: ActiveSeat™
Cab suspension
Instructional seatStandard
DisplayStandard: 4100 Generation 4 CommandCenter™ with 7 in. display
Optional: 4600 Generation 4 CommandCenter™ with 10 in. display
RadioStandard: AM/FM stereo with weatherband, remote controls, auxiliary input jack, four speakers and external antenna
Inner cab volume3.597 m3
127 cu ft
dB(A) rating
Cab glass area6.52 m2
70.18 sq ft


Wheelbase3,807 mm
149.9 in.
Overall lengthWith front weights, excluding hitch and coupler: 7,593 mm
289.9 in.
With front weights, including hitch and coupler: 8311 mm
327.2 in.
Drawbar clearanceGroup 48 tires: 355.6 mm
14 in.
Front axle center
Approximate shipping wheight, Open;Cab18,810 kg
41,470 lb


Base machine weight

18,810 kg
41,470 lb
Maximum ballast level22,105 kg
48,700 lb
Maximum permissible weight


Crankcase oil volume48 L
12.7 U.S. gal.
Fuel tank1,211.3 L
320 U.S. gal.
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank83 L
22 U.S. gal.
Cooling system56.5 L
14.9 U.S. gal.
Transmission-hydraulic systemWith 3-point hitch and PTO: 284 L
75 U.S. gal.
Without 3-point hitch and PTO: 276 L
73 U.S. gal.


Interval for engine oil change400 hours
Interval for hydraulic/transmission oil change1500 hours
Interval for engine coolant change6000 hours


Lift capacity at full height
Maximum lift height

Precision AG

GuidanceAutoTrac Ready
TelematicAvailable with JDLink™ hardware, activations, and Ethernet Harnesses (availability dependent upon destination)
Remote diagnosticsAvailable with activated JDLink™ hardware and activations


Country of manufactureUSA

Additional information

Date collected23-May-17

Key Specs

Base machine weight
Engine description
Engine displacement
Hydraulic pump rated output
Hydraulic system type
Rated PTO power (hp SAE)
Rated engine power
Rear hitch category (SAE designation)
Transmission type