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Tractors have always been some of the best equipment that you can have on your farm because they are basically capable of doing any of the heavy lifting you want them to do. However, when you are choosing tractors, you need to be judicious when it comes to your choices because you want a tractor that can handle a huge chunk of the workload due to its strength, power, and overall capabilities. That said, let us look into the 15 strongest tractors in the world so that you will know which one of these tractors can best do the job for you.
15. Upton HT14/350 2WD Tractor
Most of the time, 2WD tractors aren’t the strongest tractors in the world because of how only two wheels pull the entire tractor to do the work. But the Upton HT14/350 2WD tractor is an exception to that rule because of how extremely powerful this tractor is even though it is only two-wheel drive.
Make no mistake about the fact that the Upton HT14/350 is the world’s strongest and most powerful two-wheel-drive agricultural tractor. However, the HT14/350 is not only big but also comes with a powerful Cummings 14.0L 6cyl diesel engine that promises to provide it with a ton of power. Of course, it also doesn’t hurt that this monster of a tractor weighs 25 tons and comes with a rear axle that can carry up to 65,000 pounds.
14. AGCO Challenger MT975B Tractor
When it comes to a lot of different tractors and their power, you will always expect that the larger ones are the stronger ones. That is something that still holds true when it comes to the AGCO Challenger MT975B tractor because of how it comes with the kind of power you will expect from such a large and imposing tractor.
The AGCO Challenger tractor comes at you with one of the heaviest and widest frames in the world as it measures 24 feet long and 16 feet wide. However, as large as it is, it is also equally powerful because of how it weighs 60,000 pounds and comes with a Caterpillar 570 HP 18.1L 6-cylinder diesel engine that can do the job done. It also operates on a 390-gallon fuel tank that can generate up to 570 HP.
13. Caterpillar MT875E
The Caterpillar MT875E is similar to the Challenger, which is a part of AGCO. This tractor is made and developed in Minnesota, USA, which is known for its agriculture. And because Minnesota is widely known as an agricultural region, they need something as strong as the Caterpillar MT874E to do all sorts of farming jobs.
The good thing about this tractor is that it comes with three options that are all rated over 600 HP, which is more than enough for a tractor that is as powerful as this one. We also like the fact that it has a rubber track drive and suspension systems that give it a competitive edge due to how they were developed by Caterpillar.
12. Deutz-Fahr 600 HP
Even though the Deutz-Fahr 600 HP doesn’t look as big as all of the other tractors on this list, you will be surprised by the power that it comes in its smaller frame. The Deutz Fahr Agro XXL comes with a 600 HP engine that is surely powerful thanks to how it has a 16L Deutz V8 power unit.
Moreover, what makes this tractor powerful can also be attributed to how it can go up to 29 Mph in terms of its speed. That said, this is a tractor that has the power that allows it to pull, and that is why, with its hydraulic flow of 170 liters/min, it was designed to be great pulling though it can still handle a lot of other jobs that require its power as well.
11. Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 540 CVX
The Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 540 CVX is a powerful tractor that is able to stand up to some of its other competitors because of how it comes with a 6 cylinder 12.9L engine that came from FPT Industrial, one of its sister companies. This allows this tractor to have a maximum engine output of about 613 HP.
On top of how powerful its engine is and how it can reach over 600 HP, the Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 540 CVX also comes with the capability of going up to 29 Mph. This allows the tractor to perform great at pulling on top of how it can also be used for other purposes as well thanks to how powerful it is.
10. John Deere 9570 RT
You can never go wrong when it comes to John Deere, which is one of the most popular and most trusted manufacturers in the tractor industry. And that is why, when it comes to pure power, you are not going to end up making a mistake if you choose the John Deere 9570 RT crawler type tractor.
As powerful as the 9570 RT is, it comes with an impressive Cummins QSX15 15.0L in-line engine. Because of that, it can reach up to 627 HP, which is one of the highest on this list. On top of that, it comes with two crawler tracks thanks to how it was designed to be a crawler tractor. You will also achieve plenty of things with its 18 forward and 6 reverse gears, which all add to its power and efficiency out on the field.
9. New Holland T9.645
Coming from CNH Industrial, which is one of the more well-known names in the tractor industry, the New Holland T9.645 is sure to impress you with its combination of raw power and overall performance out on the field.
While it isn’t as big or as heavy as some of the other tractors on this list, this tractor comes with a deadweight of 20 tones and comes with an FPT Cursor 13 turbo engine that allows it to produce up to 638 HP. Thanks to those qualities, it is mostly used as a bulldozer but is also capable of moving tons of soil on a daily basis as long as you have the right attachments.
8. Buhler Versatile 610DT
Again, size is almost always a good indicator of how powerful a tractor is because it has to have enough strength to pull such a massive size. In that regard, you will be impressed by the Buhler Versatile 610DT’s combination of size and power to the point that it will seem like it has the same capabilities of an elephant in the form of a tractor.
This massive 27-ton giant comes with a Cummins QSX15 T4F engine that can allow it to produce 650 HP. It is needless to say that the Buhler Versatile 610DT is one heck of a monster in terms of its overall power.
7. New Holland T9.670
The New Holland T9.670 is oddly similar to the T9.645 as they do come from the same manufacturing company. That said, what you can expect it to have is more power compared to its smaller and slightly weaker brother.
Thanks to its FPT Cursor 13 engine with two-stage turbocharging, the T9.670 is capable of producing nearly 650 HP and has a max weight of over 25 tons. That is power at its finest when it comes to a strong and capable tractor.
6. John Deere 9620RX
Of course, we have another John Deere tractor on this list considering that this brand is one of the most reliable when it comes to the quality and power of their tractors. And that is why the John Deere 9620RX belongs on this list.
Like most of the other strong and powerful tractors on this list, the John Deere 9620RX is huge as it weighs around 25 tons. However, together with its weight comes with the kind of power you would expect from such a heavy tractor. It comes with a Cummins QSX15 6-cylinder in-line engine that will allow it to reach 670 HP.
5. Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 600
CNH Industrial tractors are really that big and strong as we have more than enough of them on this list. That said, the Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 600 is designed to be one of the bigger and stronger tractors on this list even though it isn’t even as big as some of the other names we have.
At 22 tons, it isn’t as heavy as some of the other large tractors we have on this list but it still is plenty big and powerful thanks to how it comes with a peak performance of 670 HP due to its Tier 5A engine.
4. Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 620
Didn’t we say we have a lot of CNH Industrial tractors on this list? That is the exact reason why we are including the Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 620, which is the older brother of the tractor that came before it on this list.
Again, like any other Case IH tractors, this is a large enough tractor that comes at 25 tons but more than makes up for its size with its sheer power. It is powered by a common-rail diesel engine that has a two-stage turbocharger. As such, it is capable of delivering up to 692 HP making it one of the more powerful tractors we have on this list.
3. Versatile 1080 Big Roy
As iconic as this tractor is, it is tough to match the power of the 1080 Big Roy, which was designed to do well in the Canadian prairies. And don’t make any mistakes about this tractor because it is as big as its name describes it to be.
The Big Roy is a powerful tractor that lives up to its name thanks to how it comes with a 19L Cummins KTA-1150 rear-mounted engine. Because of that, this tractor was meant to be able to handle tough jobs in most farms as it has become quite well-known in the “biggest tractor race” alongside other names such as Big Bud and Steiger.
2. Holland T9.700
Once again, we have another CNH Industrial tractor on this list as we are including the Holland T9.700, which is the bigger brother of the other Holland tractors we have on this list. And it is quite similar to its younger brothers but it just is more powerful than they are.
The Holland T9.700 comes with an FPT Cursor 13 engine with a two-stage turbo. Thanks to its engine, it is capable of delivering more than 680 HP, which is almost unbeatable except when we hold it up against some of the few bigger and stronger tractors on this list.
1. Big Bud 16V-747
The distinction of being the world’s most powerful tractor belongs to the Big Bud 16V-747, made by Big Bud, which is one of the names responsible for the big tractor race. And it essentially won the race with the Big Bud 16V-747.
Thanks to its 16-cylinder turbo diesel V-engine that came from Detroit, the Big Bud 16V-747 is capable of delivering up to 900 HP. That number alone seals the deal when it comes to its raw power as no other tractor on this list comes close to what it is capable of.