John Deere

By Katie Weiler, Managing Editor | September 28, 2010

John Deere D-Series excavatorSix new D-Series hydraulic excavators all feature Tier-3-compliant engines, as well as a long list of hydraulic, structural and cab changes. They range in operating weight from 54,244 to 185,520 pounds, and in horsepower ratings from 177 to 532. The 240D LC, 270D LC and 350D LC feature John Deere PowerTech Plus engines, while the three larger models, the 450D LC, 650D LC and 850D LC use Isuzu engines. All feature a sleek new cab with a brand-new monitor that allows programming hydraulic parameters for attachments, as well as operating and diagnostic parameters.