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Want Fuel Efficiency? See Who’s at the Top of the Class

Case IH Steiger® tractors can help you tighten the cap on fuel expenses.

High grain prices or low grain prices, high fuel prices or low fuel prices, it’s always good to hold down expenses. The record-breaking fuel efficiency of Case IH Steiger® tractors can help you tighten the clamps.

New results from the University of Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory confirm the best-in-class fuel efficiency of Case IH Steiger® series tractors. And in these most recent tests, Steiger 540 and Steiger 370 tractors did more than reaffirm their industry-leader status: They broke records. Each set new standards for maximum and reduced drawbar horsepower fuel efficiency and outperformed all other comparable competitive models tested.

These results prove the exclusive Case IH SCR-only emissions system provides the most power and the best fuel and fluid efficiency. The system helps keep you more efficient, too. There’s no particulate filter to clean and no regeneration required. Plus, the 600-operating-hours interval between oil changes helps you keep a lid on operating costs.

Industry-leading engine technology

Testing also shows the Steiger 540 tractors achieved rated speed 20 percent faster than previous models. The Steiger 540 uses an exclusive indirect engine cooling system, which delivers cooling at each turbocharger stage of the Case IH FPT Industrial engine. This provides faster response under dynamic loads and allows the engine to manage after-treatment conversion efficiency in low-load and low-temperature environments.

On average, Case IH SCR-only technology provides an average operating cost savings of 10 percent through enhanced fuel economy.** Our SCR Fuel Savings Calculator can help you see how Case IH Efficient Power can improve fuel efficiency for your operation. Simply enter the numbers specific to your farm. Then visit with your Case IH dealer to learn more about selecting the right tractors for your needs.

In recent independent tests, the Steiger 540 and Steiger 370 tractors set records for drawbar fuel efficiency, outperforming other tested models in the same power band.*

In recent independent tests, the Steiger 540 and Steiger 370 tractors set records for drawbar fuel efficiency, outperforming other tested models in the same power band.*

*Steiger 540 (Nebraska Test 2096, September 2014): drawbar maximum power at 16.59 hp-hr/gal. and 75 percent of pull maximum power at 15.82 hp-hr/gal.; compared with John Deere 9560R (Nebraska Test 2044, October 2012): drawbar maximum power at 15.64 hp-hr/gal and 75 percent of pull maximum power at 14.58 hp-hr/gal. Based on available test data at time of publishing; John Deere 9520R Final Tier 4 not tested at time of publishing. Steiger 370 (Nebraska Test 2092, September 2014): drawbar maximum power at 17.27 hp-hr/gal. and 75 percent of pull maximum power at 16.34 hp-hr/gal.; compared with Challenger MT765E (Nebraska Test 2088, June 2014): drawbar maximum power at 13.88 hp-hr/gal. and 75 percent of pull maximum power at 12.85 hp-hr/gal.

**The fuel savings shown are averages across our SCR-only family of engines compared with Case IH Tier 3 equipment. You may experience more or less savings than the 10 percent average based on crops, conditions and overall machine performance characteristics. Please see your local Case IH dealer for details.

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