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244KWheel Loader

Features & Specs

  • Final Tier 4-emission certified engine
  • Oscillating stereo steering
  • Manual low-speed differential lock
  • Comes standard with return to dig
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Net Power48 kW (64 hp) @ 2,400 rpm
Bucket Capacity0.8–1.1 m³ (1.0–1.4 cu. yd.)
Breakout Force4895 kg (10,792 lb.)
Full-Turn Tipping Load3712 kg (8,183 lb.)
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    244K Wheel Loader


    Productive, compact, and ready for anything.

    Need a compact loader to get big results? Step up to the tight turning, heavy lifting 244K Loader. This versatile machine combines outstanding maneuverability, travel speed, breakout force, reach, and stability to tackle tasks other machines can't. Oscillating stereo steering delivers a smooth turning radius that's up to 20-percent tighter than comparable loaders — for faster cycle times and better material retention over rough terrain. Add spacious cabs and extra uptime from sealed electrical connections, more durable axles, and extended service intervals, and you’ve got multipurpose machine that is ready, able, and willing to take on whatever work you've got.








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    Your Extended Coverage Warranty provides additional protection that shields you from risk and stress, giving you fixed costs for machine repairs during the warranty period.

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    We strive to ensure that John Deere products are of exceptional quality. Safety is our top priority.

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    0% APR for 48 Months¹ OR up to $6150²

    0.0% APR for 48 months¹ OR up to $6,150² on John Deere Compact Wheel Loaders. Offer available 01 March 2016 through 31 October 2016. *For complete details regarding this offer, please select the corresponding link above.

    01 March 2016 - 31 October 2016

    4.25% APR for 60 months on instalment plan¹

    4.25% APR for 60 months on instalment plan. Offer available through 31 October 2016. *For complete details regarding this offer, please select the corresponding link above.

    01 March 2016 - 31 October 2016

    Specifications are based on published information at the time of publication. Specifications are subject to change without notice.