New 550K Crawler Dozer

Key Features
  • Net Power: 69 kW (92 hp) at 2,200 rpm
  • Operating Weight: 8,981–9,544 kg (19,758–21,000 lb.)
  • Track on Ground: 2,184 mm (86 in.) 

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Engine employs field-proven cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), easy-to-maintain high-uptime exhaust filters, and selective catalytic reduction (SCR).

Standard Eco mode automatically adjusts engine power and transmission settings for fuel optimization.

Grade Control Ready

Open-architecture design makes adding the grade-control system simple.

Cab & Controls

Cab-forward design provides excellent visibility to the blade.

Enhance your operator's grading skills with ergonomic T-bar hydraulic control.

Exclusive Total Machine Control monitor allows operator to customize machine operation and response to personal preferences.

Simple Maintenance

Hinged engine side shields swing open wide and the front grille tilts forward for convenient access to dipsticks, fill tubes, batteries, master electrical shutoff, the backside of the cooler, and filters.

Hydrostatic Transmission

Infinitely variable range to 8 km/h (5 mph) gives total flexibility to match ground speed to the load.

Speeds up or slows down each track to provide full-power turns.

Counterrotation an operator to overcome heavy corner loads and quickly reposition the blade on the go. Provides space-saving spot turns, too.


Maximum Life undercarriage features SC-2™-coated bushings, larger components and stronger seals for longer wear life compared to basic undercarriage.


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John Deere550K Crawler Dozer
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Engine Manufacturer John Deere
Engine Model PowerTech PWS 4045
Displacement, ltr (Inches�) 4.5 (276)
Rated Speed, rpm 2200
Engine Output - Net, kW (hp) 69 (92)
Transmission Type Hydrostatic
Speeds Mode 1 - Forward 1
Speeds Mode 1 - Reverse 1
Final Drive Triple Reduction - Planetary
Track Rollers 6
Shoe - Pitch, mm (inches) 160 (6.3)
Shoe - Type Single Grouser - Moderate Service
Ground Contact Area, cm� (Inches�) 19974 (3096)
Number Of Shoes 40
Height - Max, mm (ft/in) 2799 (9 ft 2 in)
Ground Clearance, mm (inches) 329 (13)
Track Length - On Ground, mm (ft/in) 2184 (7 ft 2 in)
Length - PAT Blade Straight, mm (ft/in) 4016 (13 ft 2 in)
Track Gauge, mm (ft/in) 1549 (5 ft 1 in)
Blade - Width, mm (ft/in) 2667 (8 ft 9 in)
Blade - Dig Depth, mm (inches) 523 (20.6)
Blade - Tilt, mm (ft/in) 363 (1 ft 2 in)
Steering - Differential No
Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 202 (53.45)
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 100 (26.42)
Blade - Capacity, m� (yd�) 1.8 (2.4)
Speed - Forward Maximum, kph (mph) 8 (5)
Speed - Reverse Maximum, kph (mph) 8 (5)
Ground Bearing Pressure, kPa (PSI) 44.1 (6.4)
Implement Pump - Type Gear
Implement Pump - Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min) 80 (21)
Implement Pump - Pressure, bar (PSI) 206.84 (3000)
Operating Weight, kg (lbs) 8981 (19758)