Massey Ferguson 318GTX

Massey Ferguson 318GTXThe Massey Ferguson 318GTX is a garden tractor model from the 300 GTX series, manufactured from 1991 to 1994 by Ingersoll for distributor Massey Ferguson. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Massey Ferguson 318GTX is equipped with a 691 cc (42.2 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine with 79.0 mm (3.11 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke, and a hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Massey Ferguson 318GTX garden tractor features:

  • The Kohler Magnum M18QS gasoline engine which produces 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower
  • Power steering
  • Open operator station

General specifications

General Specifications
ModelMassey Ferguson 318GTX
Tractor typegarden tractor
Production years1991-1994
Dimensions and weight
Wheel base
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity


Engine Specifications
Engine modelKohler M18
Engine type4-stroke, L-head (side valve), V-twin
Displacement691 cm2, (42.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke79.0 mm X 70.0 mm (3.11 in X 2.76 in)
Max. horsepower18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starting systemElectirc starter, 12V
Cooling system
Cooling systemForced air
Air cleanerReplaceable, paper element
Fuel system
Fuel systemCarburetor
Fuel pump typeMechanical
Fuel filter typeIn-line
Compression pressure
Normal:7.7-8.4 kg/cm2 (7.6-8.3 bar, 110-120 psi) / 1,000 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance:0.076-0.152 mm (0.003-0.006 in)
Exhaust valve clearance:0.278-0.354 mm (0.011-0.014 in)
Oil system
Lubricating systemFull pressure with oil filter
Oil filter:Full-flow type
Oil type:API SF or SG
Recommended oil: Summer: SAE 30W
Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Oil capacity:1.9 L (2.0 US. qt, 1.7 Imp. qt.)
Ignition system
Spark plug:Champion RV17YC
Spark plug gap:0.89 mm (0.035 in)
Spark plug torque:18 N·m (1.8 kg·m, 13.3 ft·lb)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typePower
Transmission manufacturer or modelHY-Drive
Transmission typeHydrostatic
GearsInfinite forward and reverse


Front tires
Rear tires

Electrical system

Electrical system
Charging system
Charging amps


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Cutting width1,110 mm (44 in)
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Cutting width1,210 mm (48 in)
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