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John Deere 444K

JohnDeere WheelLoader 444K

2 - 3.0 cu. yd. Small Loaders

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  • Fluid-efficient EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV diesel engine delivers impressive torque to help maintain good boom and bucket speed in and out of the pile for heaped loads, even in wet or hard-packed material.
  • Standard four-speed transmission adapts to changes in speed and load, for smooth shifting in all gears. Improves productivity and increases fuel efficiency, especially during stockpiling and ramp climbing.
  • Optional axle cooling and filtration for increased durability in demanding conditions.
  • Remote-start battery terminals improve remote starting ease.
  • Optional right-side steps and platform provide easy access to the right side of the machine.
Manufacturer John Deere
Model 444 K Tier 4 Final
Engine Manufacturer  John Deere  
Engine Model  PowerTech PSS 4045  
Emission Rating  Tier 4  
Displacement, ltr (Inches³)  4.5 (275)  
Rated Speed, rpm  2100  
Engine Output - Net, kW (hp)  92 (124)  
Torque, Nm (lbf / ft)  507 (374)  
Torque Rise, %  34  
Transmission Type  Powershift  
Front Differential Type  Locking  
Rear Differential Type  Open  
Tire size - Standard  17.5 R25  
Service Brake - Type  Wet Multi Disc  
Service Brake - Location  All Wheels  
Service Brake - Actuation  Hydraulic  
Parking Brake - Type  Wet Multi Disc  
Height - Over Cab, mm (ft/in)  3170 (10 ft 5 in)  
Wheelbase, mm (ft/in)  2760 (9 ft 6 in)  
Length - Including Bucket, mm (ft/in)  6860 (22 ft 6 in)  
Ground clearance, mm (inches)  393 (15.5)  
Width Over tires - Std   mm, mm (ft/in)  2415 (7 ft 11 in)  
Height - Pivot Pin, mm (ft/in)  3600 (11 ft 10 in)  
Reach - At 2130mm 45° Dump, mm (ft/in)  1440 (4 ft 9 in)  
Turning Circle - Maximum, mm (ft/in)  11650 (38 ft 3 in)  
Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US))  220 (60)  
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US))  118.7 (31.4)  
Axle - Front, ltr (gallons (US))  22 (5.75)  
Axle - Rear, ltr (gallons (US))  22 (5.75)  
Transmission, ltr (gallons (US))  18.5 (4.875)  
Heaped Capacity, m³ (yd³)  1.9 (2.5)  
Bucket Capacity - Smallest, m³ (yd³)  1.9 (2.5)  
Largest bucket capacity, m³ (yd³)  3.1 (4)  
Breakout - Bucket , kgf (lbf)  7960 (17549)  
Ride Control System  Optional  
System Voltage, V  24  
Alternator Output, Amp  100  
Pump Type  Piston  
Pump Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min)  140 (37)  
System Pressure, bar (PSI)  248.21 (3600)  
Operating Weight, kg (lbs)  11350 (25022)  
Dump Height   mm, mm (ft/in)  2670 (8 ft 9 in)  
Reach at Full Height   mm, mm (ft/in)  1040 (3 ft 5 in)  
Tipping Load - Straight   kg, kg (lbs)  9263 (20421)  

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