Continuing to build on the strengths of the K-Series lineup, John Deereannounces the introduction of the 655K and 755K Tier 4 Final crawler loaders. These machines serve as the latest additions to the crawler loader line and provide operators with increased productivity and uptime, along with lower daily operating costs. Designed and manufactured in Dubuque, Iowa, the 655K and 755K feature familiar designs, systems and components consistent with other product lines throughout the John Deere crawler family.
"Keeping customers top-of-mind, our goal is to provide fleet managers and operators with equipment capable of maximizing efficiency on all fronts," said Nathan Horstman, product marketing manager, crawler loaders, John Deere Construction & Forestry.
"The 655K and 755K exemplify our commitment to producing equipment featuring industry-leading technology engineered to minimize downtime and grant users an innovative, reliable crawler loader solution."
Featuring a certified Final Tier 4 John Deere PVS 6.8-litre engine, the 655K and 755K use proven technology and a building-block approach based on a solid foundation of reliable John Deere engines. Additionally, both machines exhibit a rise in overall horsepower. The 655K's net power has increased from 145 horsepower (108 kW) to 155 horsepower (115 kW), while the 755K's net power has increased to 194 horsepower (145 kW) from its previous 190 horsepower (141 kW).