Midsize loader debuts from John Deere

By |  January 22, 2024
The 444 G-Tier features JDLink in base, which enables access to service advisor remote and expert alerts, as well as support from trained technicians and access to replacement parts when needed. Photo: John Deere

The 444 G-Tier features JDLink in base, which enables access to service advisor remote and expert alerts, as well as support from trained technicians and access to replacement parts when needed. Photo: John Deere

John Deere introduced the 444 G-Tier wheel loader as part of its performance tiering strategy.

According to John Deere, the 444 G-Tier caters to the segment of the construction market that values simplicity and reliability. The loader also serves as a response to the demand for more economically priced loader options that do not compromise on quality and durability, the company says.

“Our customers are always seeking the perfect solutions to meet their needs, and the introduction of the 444 G-Tier was a direct response to the demand for reliable and more economical options within our lineup of wheel loaders, says Drew Miller, global product manager of wheel loaders at John Deere. “This model not only comes in at an attractive price point, but it was also designed to perform and deliver the same durability and power customers expect from a John Deere machine.”

While providing a competitive price point, John Deere says the 444 G-Tier offers similar productivity as other models in its size class – including the 444 P-Tier wheel loader and industry leaders in its category. The 444 G-Tier can be equipped with high lift to expand the reach of the machine, as well as a debris package that features a centrifugal air pre-cleaner and an auto reversing fan, helping to reduce downtime by enabling operators to stay up and running on a job without pausing to remove jobsite debris.

Additionally, the new wheel loader model features protective transmission and bottom guards, which are designed to fend off debris and ensure the machine’s longevity.

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