Massey Ferguson 285

Massey Ferguson 285The Massey Ferguson 285 is a 2WD or 4WD row-crop tractor from the 200 series. This tractor was manufactured by Massey Ferguson from 1974 to 1982.

The Massey Ferguson 285 is equipped with one of two engines: a 5.2 L (318.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine (for North America market) or a 4.1 L (248.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine (for European market) and one of two transmissions: a gear type transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears and dry disc clutch or a partial power shift transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears and dry disc clutch.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Perkins A4.318. It is a 5.2 L, 5,211 cm2, (318.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 114.0 mm (4.49 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.5:1.
  • Perkins A4.248. It is a 4.1 L, 4,064 cm2, (248.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 100.0 mm (3.94 in) and the piston stroke is 127.0 mm (5 in). The compression ratio rating is 17.5:1.

The MF 285 is equipped with power steering, wet disc brakes, two-post ROPS (standard), cab or open operator station available, and 87.1 liters (23 US gal.; 19.2 Imp. gal) fuel tank. This tractor could be equipped with the Massey Ferguson 246 loader.

Massey Ferguson 285 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Massey Ferguson 285
Length 3,700 mm (145.7 in)
Width 2,000 mm (78.7 in)
Height (hood) 1,650 mm (65 in)
Wheel base 2,250 mm (88.6 in)
Ground clearance 400 mm (15.7 in)
Weight (operating) 3,470 kg (7,650 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 87.1 liters (23 US gal.; 19.2 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Two-post ROPS (standard), cab and open operator station available.
Engine
Engine model Perkins A4.318
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 5.2 L, 5,211 cm2, (318.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 114.0 mm X 127.0 mm (4.49 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio 17.5:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 9.5 L (10 US. qt, 8.4 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 15.6 L (16.5 US. qt, 13.7 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model Perkins A4.248
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 4.1 L, 4,064 cm2, (248.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 100.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.94 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio 17.5:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 15.6 L (16.5 US. qt, 13.7 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Wet disc
Differential lock Mechanical rear
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 28.2 kmh (17.5 mph) Reverse: 11.0 (6.8 mph)
Transmission model Multi-Power
Transmission type Partial power shift with dry disc clutch
Gears 12 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 31.5 kmh (19.6 mph) Reverse: 15.9 (9.9 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 16.9-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 1995 kg (4399 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Hydraulic capacity 32.2 L (8.5 US. gal, 7.1 Imp. gal.)
Pressure 2300 psi (158.6 bar)
Valves 1 to 3
Pump flow 7.0 gpm (26.5 lpm)
10.0 gpm (37.9 lpm)
Steering flow 5.6 gpm (21.2 lpm)