The Mercedes Axor is the smaller brother of the Actros and even there is also a long haul model the truck was built especially for the light construction sites. Unlike its bigger sibling, the Axor is equipped with slightly weaker engines and has a more serene character. The Axor has a wide range of engine options and is available in tipper, rigid and tractor forms. The Axor construction vehicles are equipped with the 180 mm longer, European version of the S-cab which offers plenty of space for daytime operations.
Besides the common three axles semitrailer tractors (4x2 and 6x2) there are also heavy solo trucks available with two axles (4x2 und 4x4) and a gross vehicle weight of 18 t, three-axle variants with 25 t (6x2) and 26 t (6x4) gross vehicle weight and four-axle variants with a GVW of 32 t in an 8x4 configuration as a platform for tipper and concrete mixer bodies. The Axor comes with two years repair warranty available for up to 160,000 km per year. Full story
One of the most successful trucks for the long haul operations is the DAF XF 105. In Europe the truck is one of the best sold models and it is highly appreciated for its low maintenance costs and the high fuel efficiency. For these two reasons the vehicle was also named the International Truck of the Year 2007.
The DAF XF105 competes in the 44 tonnes segment with models like the Renault Magnum, Man TGX or Iveco Stralis. The truck is available with a choice of tractors and rigids with two, three, or four axles and a choice of three engine outputs. Full story
The Mercedes-Benz Actros range had a huge success and it even won the "Truck of the Year" award for 2009 and 2012. The vehicle is highly appreciated for its premium cabin and the strong build quality. The Mercedes Actros and Volvo FH are considered the most reliable trucks in the 44 tones segment and the German company also offers the biggest warranties for its parts. Moreover, when equipped with the Euro 6 engines, The Actros is also the most efficient truck in the segment and can be rivaled only by DAF’s models. During its history the German truck has been continuously revised and the latest updates were made in 2012.
The Mercedes Actros is available in both rigid and tractor configurations with 4x2, 6x2, 6x4 and 8x4 axles. There are also four different cabs available including ClassicSpace, StreamSpace, BigSpace and GigaSpace. Full story
The Iveco Stralis is one of the most fuel efficient and cost efficient trucks in the 44 tones segment. The Stralis offers a wide range of models and can carry out many missions thanks to its versatile character.
The Iveco Stralis range includes 3 engines (by 8, 10 and 13 litres), 3 cabins (Active Day, Active Time, Active Space) and 3 heights (short roof, medium roof, and high roof). The AD is the smallest cab configuration while the AS high roof is the biggest and marks Iveco’s entry into the premium ‘big cab’ market, offering one of the most spacious high roof cabs available in the 44 tones segment. The AT (Active Time) model is destined for the single driver missions and fills the niche of medium to long range distribution. The starting price of the Iveco Stralis is 76.000 euro (without VAT) and benefits from a comprehensive two year, unlimited mileage warranty. Full story
The first generation of the Toyota Dyna was launched in 1970 and since then the Japanese LCV was continuously improved and has received both style and technical upgrades.
Toyota gave to the latest generation Dyna a breath of fresh air by sharpening up its boxy styling, throwing in a host of new features and, most tantalizingly, dropping a bigger, more powerful engine into the mix. Thanks to the new 3.0 D-4D diesel engine the Dyna was put back in the race against its main competitors, which are the Renault Maxity and Isuzu NKR.
The Toyota Dyna has a gross vehicle weight of up to 3.5-tonnes with a maximum payload of 1.5-tonnes and is available in both single cab and two cab configurations. Moreover, the Japanese LCV is also available as a dropside truck or in tipper form being suited to carry all sorts of loads. The Toyota Dyna has a starting price of 20.447 euro with service intervals set at 20,000 miles and a three-year/60,000-mile warranty. Full story
The Renault Maxity it’s a re-badged version of Nissan’s Cabstar and both models are among the most practical and versatile trucks in the 3.5 tones segment, destined for deliveries or small businesses. In a typical European way, the Maxity LCV features a cab-over-engine configuration which combines the maximum compactness with maximum body length.
The Renault Maxity is available with short cab or double cab configurations and has a wide range of body lengths ranging from 2.65m to 4.96m and has a 1,820kg body plus payload carrying capacity.
Globally, the Renault Maxity is equipped with either a 2.5 or a 3.0-litre diesel engine and has a starting price of 25.000 euro. Maxity features a three-year/60,000-mile warranty while the service intervals are set at 18,000 miles. Full story
The first generation Renault Magnum was launched in 1990 and since its global debut the French truck made a great impression in its segment. Its distinctive features were the totally flat floor, the generous headroom and the spacious and ergonomic cabin which put the Magnum among the most comfortable trucks in its segment.
Shortly after its launch, the Renault Magnum received the “Truck of the year” title offered by a jury of European journalists. Ever since, the Renault Magnum has been constantly improved and in its 22 years of history, the French truck received five radical upgrades. The Renault Magnum is available in three trim levels including Privilege, Excellence and Vega with a starting price of $82,053. Full story