The John Deere 5085M is a tractor with up to 63 kW (85 hp) of power. The in-built 4-cylinder power tech PWX motor with 4.5 L capacity has a high-pressure common rail injection, am intercooler and electronic steering. This allows a torque rise of 30% without increasing fuel consumption. In total, the fuel consumption of the John Deere tractor is reduced by up to 11%. Additionally, the engine meets grade III B emission regulations. The tractor is equipped with an open centre hydraulic system, that offers adequate power for two front control units and a maximum of three rear control units thanks to a its tandem pump with an output of 94 L/min. Thanks to the front PTO shaft and the front linkage, the John Deere 5085M is versatile and can be used for light and heavy tasks.
Thanks to the quick and easy loading and dismantling of the front loaders, the tractor can also be used for spontaneous front loading tasks. With a unladen weight of 3,900 kg and a permitted total weight of 6,500 kg, the John Deere 5085M can take a possible additional load of 2,600 kg. Due to its narrow wheel distance and a turning radius of 4.6 m, the tractor is also suitable for work on small surfaces. The John Deere is available in various designs. The tractor has a spacious comfort cabin with all-round-view thanks to large cabin windows and an optional lift-up roof. The large front windscreen allows good visibility over the front attachments while the rear windscreen with corner windows also allow a comfortable view of further attachments. Working at night with the John Deere 5085M is also made easier with up to four front and rear view headlamps.
The tractor is optionally available with an open driving platform, which offers comfort and an unhindered 360° panoramic view. The John Deere 5085M is also available with low base cabs, which would correspond to a total height of 2.48 m, without any loss in leg room inside the cabin. For orcharding or similar situations that require a narrow vehicle, the tractor is also available in a narrow design, with a width of 182 cm at the front from hub to hub and 172 cm width at the rear between the tyres. The John Deere 5085M also offers options from 16F/ 16R power reverser to 32F/ 16R power reverser plus, which can flexibly adjust the speed over terrain and the tasks of the tractor. The John Deere 5085M is optionally available with 16 forward and reverse gears or with 32 forward and reverse gears, which allows speeds of 0.3 to 40 km/h as well as an optional crawling speed.