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John Deere 245G Excavator

The John Deere 245G Excavator is a powerful and versatile machine that can handle a wide range of tasks in construction, demolition, and earthmoving projects. With a compact size and a durable build, this excavator is designed to deliver optimal performance in tight spaces and challenging conditions. One of the key features of the John Deere 245G Excavator is its advanced hydraulic system. This system provides precise control over the excavator’s movement and digging power, allowing operators to easily and accurately move and maneuver the machine. The excavator also features a high-performance engine that delivers reliable and efficient power, making it ideal for heavy-duty tasks such as digging trenches, grading, and moving large amounts of dirt and debris.

The John Deere 245G Excavator also has a variety of attachments available that can be swapped out easily to help operators to tackle different tasks. Some of these attachments include digging buckets, hammers, and rakes, allowing operators to quickly and easily adapt the excavator to suit the specific needs of their project. The excavator also has a cab that is equipped with air-conditioning, heating, and a comfortable seat, making it a comfortable machine to operate.

John Deere 245 P-Tier


long reach

Long Reach Arms

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HAWK Excavator Amphibious Undercarriage

Amphibious  Undercarriage

The HAWK Amphibious Undercarriage is an excavator that you can use in inaccessible places. Install our amphibious undercarriage and tracks package and easily be able to dredge and excavate from land, sea, or swamp,.. read more


RTK GPS Dredge & Dig System

The HAWK RTK GPS Dredge & Dig System is an efficient and accurate dredging equipment and you always know where you’re dredging with our new RTK GPS system that can be attached to a dredge.. read more


HAWK General Duty Bucket

General Purpose Buckets

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HAWK Clamshell Bucket

HAWK Capacity Clamshell Buckets

The HAWK excavator clamshell bucket and rotating clamshell bucket is best for dredging and material re-handling. These clamshell buckets are capable of picking up 1 y³ of material. The rotating clamshell bucket 360-degrees of rotation… read more

HAWK Excavator Grapples

HAWK excavator grapples are an excellent alternative to excavator buckets, converting the latter into machines fit for demolition site cleanups, sorting trash, and handling loose materials. HAWK offers different excavator grapples for different applications.


Central lubrication at arm tip<br />

Central lubrication at arm tip

Two-piece front pipe clamping<br />

Two-piece front pipe clamping

Internal view of central lubrication grease path

Internal view of central lubrication grease path

P-Tier updates build on the proven G-Series design. Take front joint durability to new levels compared to G-Series.

  • Grease point at arm tip for easy greasing and extended uptime.
  • Better torque retention at the clamp reduces the likelihood of front hydraulic pipes moving.
  • Redesigned boom foot bushings improve durability.


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Emission RatingTier 4 / Stage IV
Engine ManufacturerIsuzu
Number Of Cylinders4
Displacement, ltr (Inches³)5.19 (317)
Rated speed, rpm2000
Engine Output – Net, kW (hp)119 (159)
Number Of Carrier Rollers – Each Side2
Number Of Track Rollers – Each Side8
Track Shoe Width, mm (inches)700 (28)


Transport Length Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)9120 (29 ft 11 in)
Transport Height – Maximum, mm (ft/in)3030 (9 ft 11 in)
Overall Undercarriage Width, mm (ft/in)3090 (10 ft 1 in)
Track Length On Ground, mm (ft/in)3660 (12 ft )
Overall Undercarriage Length, mm (ft/in)4460 (14 ft 7 in)
Tailswing Radius, mm (ft/in)1680 (5 ft 6 in)
Ground Clearance, mm (inches)450 (18)
Width over fixed tracks, mm (ft/in)3090 (10 ft 1 in)
Track Gauge, mm (ft/in)2390 (7 ft 10 in)
Digging Reach – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)10110 (33 ft 2 in)
Ground Level Reach – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)9900 (32 ft 6 in)
Dig Height – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)11230 (36 ft 10 in)
Dump Height – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)8290 (27 ft 2 in)
Dig depth – 2.44m / 8’ft flat bottom, mm (ft/in)6410 (21 ft )
Dig Depth – Mono Boom, mm (ft/in)6620 (21 ft 8 in)


Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US))380 (100)
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US))130 (34.3)


Ground Bearing Pressure, kPa (PSI)45 (6.53)
Swing Speed, rpm11.8
Swing Torque, kNm (lbf / ft)68 (50000)
Travel Speed – High, kph (mph)5.5 (3.4)
Tractive Force, kN (lbf)203 (45640)
Arm Tearout, kN (lbf)114 (25630)
Bucket Breakout, kN (lbf)158 (35520)
Gradeability, %70
End lift – 7.5m Reach, kg (lbs)5590 (12050)
Side lift – 7.5m Reach, kg (lbs)3390 (7330)
Total Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min)613 (162)
Bucket Pressure, bar (PSI)343 (4970)
Boost Pressure, bar (PSI)380 (5510)


Operating Weight, kg (lbs)25500 (56218)

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key features of the John Deere 245G Excavator?

The John Deere 245G Excavator is designed for efficient digging and loading. Key features include:

  • A powerful Tier 4 Final engine that offers great performance and fuel efficiency.
  • Reduced-tail-swing design, making it suitable for working in confined spaces.
  • Spacious and comfortable cab with excellent visibility and user-friendly controls.
  • An advanced hydraulic system provides fine touch and controllability.
What is the operating weight of the John Deere 245G Excavator?

The John Deere 245G Excavator has an operating weight of approximately 25,000 to 28,000 pounds (11,340 to 12,700 kg), depending on the configuration and attachments.

What is the digging depth capability of the 245G?

The 245G Excavator can reach a maximum digging depth of about 22 feet (6.7 meters), which makes it highly effective for a variety of excavation tasks.

How can I maintain the 245G to ensure optimal performance?

Regular maintenance is crucial for optimal performance. Key maintenance tasks include:

  • Regularly check and replace fluids such as hydraulic, engine, and coolant.
  • Inspecting and cleaning filters (air, fuel, oil) at recommended intervals.
  • Checking and maintaining the undercarriage components for wear and tear.
  • Following the detailed maintenance schedule provided in the owner’s manual.
What attachments are available for the John Deere 245G Excavator?

A range of attachments are available, including:

  • Buckets (various sizes and types)
  • Hammers
  • Grapples
  • Augers


  • These attachments enhance the excavator’s versatility for various tasks, such as digging, demolition, material handling, and more.
How does the John Deere 245G Excavator handle fuel efficiency?

The 245G is equipped with a fuel-efficient Tier 4 Final engine that includes auto-idle and auto-shutdown features. These features help reduce fuel consumption by minimizing idle times and managing engine shutdown procedures.