John Deere loader (13.5 tonne)

Available from RAM Equipment, the John Deere 13.5 tonne loader is ideal for material-handling and comes site ready with E-stop, UHF Radio, Camera, LED Light Bar & more!

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The John Deere loader (544K-II) is ideal for handling material that demands extra agility and ability. This 13.5-tonne loader features 172HP engine, quick hitch, 2.3m3 bucket, pallet forks, crane jib, hose burst valves and more. 

In addition, the john deere loader is site ready with E-stop, UHF Radio, Camera, and a LED Light Bar.

Powerful and Proven

John Deere PowerTech™ EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA and Tier 2/Stage II diesels provide generous displacement, power, and lugging ability. What’s more, this  wheel loader also comes with a standard 5 speed transmission and a new adaptive clutch cutoff, improving productivity. 

Ultimate comfort

A generous tinted glass and a low-profile console allow a commanding view of the work ahead. The spacious and quiet cab also boasts plenty of legroom and fatigue-beating ergonomics, including seat-mounted loader controls.

Also, cushioning deluxe fabric-covered seat with backrest extension features full adjustment, lumbar support, and air suspension with full-damping capability.

Efficiency at its best

The Excavator-style hydraulics sense the load and deliver the flow needed for smooth combined functions and fast work cycles. Also, the PowerShift™ torque converter transmission on the 524K-II employs smart shift technology to continuously evaluate speed and load conditions and adjusts clutch-pack engagement to suit.

Other groundbreaking features include heavy-duty wet-sleeve diesel, Quad-Cool™, and solid-state electrical systems. It also has reinforced articulation joints with double-tapered roller

bearings, plus, booms and mainframes so tough they’re warranted for three years or 10,000 hours.

Key features:

  • 127 HP
  • Factory Quick Hitch
  • 2.3m³ Bucket Capacity
  • Pallett Forks
  • Crane Jib
  • Hose Burst Valves
  • EPA Tier 3/eu Stage IIIA PowerTech engine

The RAM Difference – We do more, so you can too!

RAM Equipment is a specialised equipment hire company servicing all of Adelaide and South Australia. Our dedicated team is committed to exceeding your expectations.

As your efficient equipment solutions specialists, we will work closely with you to plan and execute your project, ensuring you have the most efficient machines for the job. W

So for your next excavating hire or purchase, speak to us and experience the RAM Difference today.

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Additional information


Dimensions & Weight:

Overall Length: 7430 mm
Overall Height: 3240 mm
Operating Weight: 13400 kg


Maximum Reach and Dump Height: 2700 mm
Maximum Bucket Pin Height: 3770 mm