The tractor is most commonly used in the agricultural and construction industries. There are various different types of tractors and they are used for; pulling or pushing agricultural machinery or trailers, hauling materials, ploughing, harrowing, tilling, disking and planting. Now there are big tractors and then there are massive tractors. Below, we have listed the five biggest tractors, based on the weight and height of the machines:
1. Big Bud 16V-747 Tractor
The big bud is 28 ft long and 20 ft wide, with 8 ft tall wheels of this 4WD tractor mounted on Clark D-85840 axles. This beast holds a 16-cylinder, 2-cycle engine that can generate 1,100 horsepower. The fuel tank holds 1,000 gallons of diesel and its hydraulic tank holds 150 gallons of hydraulic fluid. It is known as the world’s largest tractor as it weighs 135,000 pounds.
2. Big Roy: Versatile 8-WD Model 1080 Tractor
The big roy is an 8-wheel drive tractor with four axles and weighs in at 52,000 pounds. It is 30 ft long, 22 ft wide, 11 ft high and powered by a 600 HP V-12 19L Cummins engine. The machine is adjusted with a dust-proof 120-degree camera to relay images of the drawbar to the TV monitor built into the cab's dashboard. The big roy can hold 550 gallons of diesel fuel and runs on a 6-cylinder, 500-hp turbocharged Cummins KTA1150-600.
3. AGCO Challenger MT975B Tractor
The AGCO Challenger tractor has one of the heaviest and widest frames in the world, wIth measuring 24 ft long and 16 ft wide. This 4WD articulated tractor is just over 12 ft tall, with a weight of 60,000 pounds. It is powered by a Caterpillar 570 HP 18.1L 6-cylinder diesel engine that operates off a 390-gallon fuel tank and generates 570 hp.
4. Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 620 Tractor
The Case IH Steiger Quadtrac 620 tractor is one of the worlds largest fuel efficient and most powerful. The tractor measures 25 ft in length and 13 ft in height. With a 12.9-L Case IH FPT engine, with two-stage turbocharging can put out a highest of 682 HP.
5. Upton HT14/350 2WD Tractor
The Upton HT14/350 2WD tractor is the world’s most powerful 2WD agricultural tractor with a Cummins 14.0L 6-cyl diesel engine. This beast weighs 25-ton, with the rear axle having a 65,000 pound capacity.
What is the world's biggest tractor?
The world's biggest tractor is the Big Bud 16V-747 Tractor, with a size of 28 ft long and 20 ft wide. The Big Bud size is often compared to the size of a mining machine.