Mid-Size Wheel Loader

  • Net Power: 169 kW (227 hp) at 1,800 rpm
  • Operating Weight: 17 985–18 205 kg (39,650–40,135 lb.)
  • Bucket Capacity: 3.1–3.2 m3 (4.00–4.25 cu. yd.)


6.8L (414 cu. in.) engine choices include:

  • EPA Tier 4/EU Stage V John Deere PowerTech™ PVS
  • Tier 3/Stage IIIA PowerTech™ Plus
  • Tier 2/Stage II PowerTech™
  • Common controls will be familiar to both novice and experienced operators. Pilot controls are intuitive to operate.
  • Optional front-differential lock provides additional traction in muddy or loose-material conditions. In-cab adjustable boom-height kickout and return to carry as well as return to dig can be easily activated from the convenient touchpad, speeding production in repetitive applications.
  • Roomy standard cab features ergonomically placed joystick controls, foot pedals, and sealed-switch module. Seat-mounted right-hand joystick includes two programmable multifunction buttons.
  • Optional premium cab is also available.
  • Coupler accepts both K-Series and L-Series buckets and attachments to help maximize machine utilization and fleet versatility.
  • All daily service points including fuel are conveniently grouped on the left side of the machine at ground level, for easy access.
  • Hinged doors provide wide-open access to the engine, the cooling system, and other components.


Compare the specifications of up to 4 models

DRIVELINE 644-g-wheel-loader
Current Model
Engine Manufacturer John Deere
Engine ModelPowerTech PVS 6068H
Emission RatingTier 4 / Stage V
Displacement, ltr (Inches³)6.8 (414)
Rated Speed, rpm1800
Engine Output - Net, kW (hp)169 (227)
Torque, Nm (lbf / ft)981 (724)
Transmission TypePowershift
Front Differential TypeOpen
Rear Differential TypeOpen
Tire size - Standard23.5 R25
Service Brake - TypeWet Disc
Service Brake - ActuationHydraulic
Parking Brake - TypeWet Multi Disc
Height - Over Cab, mm (ft/in)3460 (11 ft 4 in)
Wheelbase, mm (ft/in)3260 (10 ft 8 in)
Ground clearance, mm (inches)422 (16.6)
Width Over tires - Std, mm (ft/in)2765 (9 ft )
Height - Pivot Pin, mm (ft/in)4130 (13 ft 7 in)
Reach - At 2130mm 45° Dump, mm (ft/in)1630 (5 ft 4 in)
Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US))300 (79.3)
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US))100 (26.4)
Heaped Capacity, m³ (yd³)3.25 (4.25)
Breakout - Bucket , kgf (lbf)14424 (31799)
Ride Control SystemOptional
Pump TypePiston
Pump Flow - 1, lt/min (gallons (US) / min)330 (87)
System Pressure, bar (PSI)231 (3350)