John Deere X485

John Deere X485The John Deere X485 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere X-series. The John Deere X485 garden tractor was manufactured on the factory in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 2002 to 2005.

The John Deere X485 is equipped with the Kawasaki FD711D EFI engine. The Kawasaki FD711D is a 745 cc, (45.5 cu-in) V-twin 90° liquid-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion small gasoline motor with horizontal shaft. The FD711D EFI has OHV (overhead valve design); cast-iron cylinder liners; multi-port fuel injection; high-pressure transistorized fuel pump; flywheel magneto transistor ignition system. Bore and stroke are 78.0 mm (3.07 in) and 78.0 mm (3.07 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 8.0:1. This engine produced 25.0 HP (18.6 kW) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower.

The John Deere X485 is equipped with the Tuff Torq K92 shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse), internal wet disc brakes and hydrostatic power steering (four-wheel steering on X475 AWS version). This tractor used open operator station, rear PTO-shaft and 24.6 L (6.5 US gal.) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for The John Deere X485 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 48C – 1,210 mm (48 in) mower deck with 3-blade and hydraulic lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 54C – 1,370 mm (54 in) mower deck with 3-blade and hydraulic lift
  • Mid-mount John Deere 62C – 1,570 mm (62 in) mower deck with 3-blade and hydraulic lift
  • Front-mount blade – 1,370 mm (54 in) with hydraulic lift
  • Front-mount snow blower – 1,160 mm (46 in) single-stage with hydraulic lift
  • John Deere 45 loader

John Deere X485 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere X485
Length 2,000 mm (78.8 in)
Width 1,180 mm (46.8 in)
Height 1,270 mm (50 in)
Wheel base 1,385 mm (54.5 in)
Weight (without mower deck) X485 2WS 383kg (845 lbs)
X485 AWS 411kg (905 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 24.6 L (6.5 US gal)
Battery 12V
Engine Kawasaki
Engine model FD711D
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 745 cc (45.5 cu.in.)
Bore x stroke 78.0 x 78.0 mm (3.07 x 3.07 in.)
Power output 25.0 HP (18.6 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 1.8 L (1.9 qt)
Spark plug NGK: BPR2ES
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic transmission (Tuff Torq K92)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 13.7 kmh (8.5 mph)
Reverse: up to 8.1 kmh (5.0 mph)
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.5-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 26×12-12 for 2WS, 26×10.5-12 for AWS