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315SL Backhoe John Deere

315SL Backhoe

315SL Backhoe John Deere

  • Net Power: 74 kW (99 hp) @ 2,244 rpm
  • Max. Digging Depth: 4.17 m (13 ft. 8 in.)
  • Operating Weight: 8182 kg (18 038 lb)


Ride Control

Ride control, front loader hydraulic cylinders act as a shock absorber, smoothing travel over rough terrain.


True four-wheel drive on command. Standard limited-slip mechanical-front-wheel drive delivers superior traction in any ground condition. Engage momentary mechanical-front-wheel drive "on the fly" with the touch of a button on the new loader control.


Economy mode on our FT4/Stage IV PowerTech Plus diesel engine saves fuel by configuring separately between loader and backhoe functions.


Standard John Deere PowerShift™ transmission provides on-the-go gear changes; ride control option smoothes moves over rough terrain.

Cab and Controls

Redesigned pilot towers provide more legroom and additional space for transitioning between loader and backhoe operation.

Multifunction lever, fingertip electrohydraulic lever control, and palm-on-top loader-control grip makes operation even easier.

Easy Maintenance

Same-side ground-level service points help speed daily checks and fills. Other common-sense features such as quick-change filters, extended service intervals, simple-to-read sight gauges, and easy-access grease zerks help increase uptime and lower daily operating costs.


Machine-security system with touchpad passcode helps prevent unauthorized operation.

Standard Side-Shift

Standard-equipped side-shift backhoes with vertical stabilizers can be offset up to 542 mm right or left of center, making them ideal for work in crowded urban areas and around obstacles.



Engine Manufacturer John Deere      
Engine Model PowerTech Plus 4045HT096      
Displacement, ltr (Inches³) 4.5 (276)      
Rated Speed, rpm 2240      
Engine Output - Net, kW (hp) 75 (100)      
Transmission Type Powershift      
Service Brake Type Wet Multi Disc      
Service Brake Actuation Hydraulic w/Power Assist      


Max length with std. Stick, mm (ft/in) 5960 (19 ft 7 in)      
Max length with ext. Stick, mm (ft/in) 5960 (19 ft 7 in)      
Height over std Stick, mm (ft/in) 3630 (11 ft 11 in)      
Height over ext Stick, mm (ft/in) 3630 (11 ft 11 in)      
Wheelbase - 4WD, mm (ft/in) 2190 (7 ft 2 in)      
Ground Clearance, mm (inches) 351 (14)      
Width - General Purpose Shovel, mm (ft/in) 2184 (7 ft 2 in) Heavy Duty      
Bucket Rotation - Position 1, ° 190      
Shovel Pin Height - General Purpose, mm (ft/in) 3450 (11 ft 4 in) Heavy Duty      
Dump Height - General Purpose, mm (ft/in) 2710 (8 ft 11 in) Heavy Duty      
Dump Reach - General Purpose, mm (inches) 734 (28.9) Heavy Duty      
Digging Depth - General Purpose, mm (inches) 106 (4.2) Heavy Duty      


Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 140.1 (37)      
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 45 (11.9)      
Rear Axle, ltr (gallons (US)) 18 (4.75)      
4WD Front Axle, ltr (gallons (US)) 6.5 (1.725)      
Shovel Capacity - Standard General Purpose, m³(yd³) 0.77 (1)      
Battery Voltage, V 12      
Bucket Tearout - Non-Extending Dipper, kN (lbf) 55 (12356)      
Stick tearout, kN (lbf) 36.6 (8231)      
Boom Lift - Maximum Reach - Non-Extending Dipper, kg (lbs) 1351 (2979)      
Shovel Breakout - General Purpose, kN (lbf) 48.3 (10866)      
Lift To Full Height - General Purpose Shovel, kg (lbs) 3375 (7440)      
Pump Tandem Gear Pump      
Pump Flow, lt/min (gallons (US) / min) 136 (36)      


Operating Weight, kg (lbs) 8182 (18038)      
Weight - 4WD, GP, std Stick, kg (lbs) 8182 (18038)

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