International 254
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Model history
Model introduced 1982
Model discontinued 1985
Model status Discontinued
No. produced 1,450
Preceded by New model
Superseded by Case-International 254
Engine Specification
Engine make Mitsubishi
Engine model K3E
Fuel type diesel
Power hp 24 net, 21 pto
Governed rpm 2800
Displacement cu in /(litre) 65 ci
No. of Cylinders 3
Bore in (mm) 2.99"
Stroke in (mm) 3.07"
Cooling system water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type triple-range constant mesh
Forward 9
Reverse 3
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Category I 3-point hitch
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 5.00-15 4-ply
Rear 11.2-24 4-ply
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 113"
Width (inches/meters) 46"
Height (inches/meters) 54"
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 1745 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 14.5 ft
Wheelbase 60"
Other info
Factories Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Plow rating
Approximate Cost new in (year) $8100 (1985)
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The Edrob/International 254 was built by Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Co. from 1982 to 1985 in Japan.

Model History Edit

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

The International 254 was a diesel-powered compact utility tractor built for International Harvester by Mitsubishi in Japan. It was slightly larger than the International 244.

Tractor Comparison Edit

As shown in the table, the Japan-built International 254 was closely matched with Japan-built models sold by several American companies as well as some Japanese companies.

Make & model Pto hp Weight (lb) Price ($)
International 254 21 1745 8100 (1985)
Allis-Chalmers 5020 22 1850 8280 (1985)
Bolens-Iseki G2702 ~23 2250 7895 (1985)
Ford 1510 20 2218 7370 (1985)
Ford 1710 24 2340 7865 (1985)
John Deere 850 22 3225 7870 (1985)
Kubota L275F 23 2150 8150 (1985)
Kubota L2250 21 2068 8375 (1985)
Massey Ferguson 210 22 2210 7765 (1984)
Mitsubishi-Satoh MT250 22 1940 8130 (1985)
Yanmar YM276-2 23 2361 9062 (1985)

Factory locations Edit

Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

  • 3-cylinder diesel engine
  • Triple-range 9-speed constant mesh transmission
  • Standard tires
    • Front: 5.00-15 4-ply
    • Rear: 11.2-24 4-ply

Variations and Options Edit

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1982 8001 8385 385 Number built calculated from serial number range
1983 8386 8810 425
1984 8811 9235 425
1985 9236 9450 215
Total built 1450

Preservation Edit

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Hall, Mike, Ed., The Official Tractor Blue Book 2010, Price Digests, Overland Park, Kansas, 2009

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