Massey Ferguson 243

Massey Ferguson 243The Massey Ferguson 243 is a 2WD or 4WD utility tractor from the 200 Three series. This tractor was manufactured by Massey Ferguson in Coventry, England from 1999 to 2003. The Massey Ferguson 243 is equipped with a 2.7 L (165.0 cu·in) three-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a sliding gear transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears or a synchro shuttle transmission with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears.

The MF 243 utility tractor used the Perkins 903.27 engine. It is a 2.7 L, 2,704 cm2, (165.0 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 95.0 mm (3.74 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.3:1. This engine produced 52.8 PS (38.8 kW; 52.0 HP) at 2,250 rpm of output power.

The Massey Ferguson 243 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, independent wet disc brakes, two-post folding ROPS, and 48.1 liters (12.7 US gal.; 10.6 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Massey Ferguson 243 utility tractor:

  • Massey Ferguson 232 loader
  • Massey Ferguson 1032 loader

Massey Ferguson 243 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Massey Ferguson 243
Wheelbase 2WD: 1,900 mm (74.8 in)
4WD: 1,930 mm (76 in)
Weight (operating) 2,325 kg (5,126 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 48.1 liters (12.7 US gal.; 10.6 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Two-post folding ROPS
Engine model Perkins 903.27
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 2.7 L, 2,704 cm2, (165.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 95.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.74 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio 17.3:1
Horsepower 52.8 PS (38.8 kW; 52.0 HP) at 2,250 rpm
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 10.6 L (11.2 US. qt, 9.3 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Independent wet disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 34.8 kmh (21.6 mph) Reverse: 14.4 kmh (8.9 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission type Synchro shuttle with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 30.6 kmh (19 mph) Reverse: kmh (0 mph)
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 13.6-28
Three-Point Hitch
Category II/I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live (two-stage clutch) or independent (optional)
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Hydraulic capacity 32.2 L (8.5 US. gal, 7.1 Imp. gal.)
Pump flow Standard: 9.5 gpm (36 lpm)
Optional: 13.9 gpm (52.6 lpm)
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