THE MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCK REIMAGINED
Introducing a whole new class of medium-duty trucks – custom-engineered vehicles designed from the ground up to answer your toughest operating challenges. You get a robust, versatile, highly maneuverable chassis design. A smart, streamlined exterior with vastly better visibility. An efficient, fully-optimized powertrain of proven reliability. Cutting-edge driver-centric operating systems. And a readily-familiar cab environment of unrivalled quality offering Day One driveability for non-CDL personnel.
When medium-duty just doesn’t seem heavy duty enough, turn to the versatile new Kenworth T380 or T480 Class 7/8 models – serious workhorse solutions for virtually any application. Custom-engineered from the ground up, you get a robust, highly maneuverable chassis. A choice of hood configurations to accommodate a wide range of powertrain options, axle configurations and PTO requirements. Intuitive cutting-edge driver-centric systems that enhance productivity and safety. And a cab environment complete with the World’s Best comfort, space and storage options.
Kenworth T180 / T280
The Kenworth T180 is available as a straight truck in 4x2 configurations with a gross vehicle weight rating up to 19,000 lbs. - perfected for the demands of urban delivery. No CDL Required.
A true Class 6 vehicle rated at 26,000 lbs, the Kenworth T280 is available as a straight truck - ideal for a range of regional haul and general freight applications.
Kenworth T380 / T480
The Class 7 T380, as a straight truck or tractor, offers a GVW up to 33,000 lbs - a multi-dimensional performer perfect for almost any vocation.
The Class 8 T480 merges just the right mix of brain and brawn to forge a whole new class at the heavy end of what is usually termed "medium duty" . Available as a straight truck or tractor, with a GVW up to 66,000 lbs.
Kenworth T380V / T480V
The new Kenworth T380V/T480V vocational hood models are the ideal solution for applications requiring full parent rails and Front Engine Power Take Off (FEPTO), as well as 4x4 or 6x6 capability.
PACCAR TX-8 TRANSMISSION
Introducing the latest technology in automatic transmissions, engineered and built to optimize PACCAR's PX engine-based powertrain solution for medium-duty applications.
Adaptive cruise control
The Kenworth New Medium Duty Trucks come equipped with a front-facing radar sensor that reads traffic conditions–plus modulates the throttle and brakes–providing an extra layer of security and ensuring that drivers can effortlessly maintain adequate distance from the vehicle in front of them.
Next generation collision detection keeps Kenworth drivers and others on the road secure. Innovative technology alerts the driver to unexpected objects and vehicles and even takes braking action when necessary, significantly decreasing the risk of severe crashes.
Side object detection
Blind spots are a thing of the past with Kenworth's new Medium Duty Trucks. Receive audible and visual alerts when an object or vehicle enters blind zones – ensuring safety during lane changes, tight turns, deliveries, and more.
Lane departure warning
Worry less with Kenworth’s innovative safety features. The new line of Medium Duty Trucks are fitted with a smart system which monitors the truck’s proximity to lane markings, emitting a warning sound when an unintended or unsignaled lane change is detected.
Inside the Cabin
Tough, efficient and reliable, Kenworth's new medium duty trucks maximize the versatility and money-making potential of your business - while offering the driveability of a fine automobile. Exceptional visibility, elegant styling, innovative technology, and true ergonomic fit place the driver comfortably in command.
For more intuitive vehicle control and superior performance from drivers of all experience levels, spec Kenworth's new automotive-style column shifter. Mounted on the right side of the steering column, transmission controls include Drive, Neutral, Reverse and Manual modes as well as a selector for the engine brake. The perfect companion for PACCAR's TX-8 automatic transmission - standard on all Kenworth medium-duty trucks.
Kenworth's new medium duty models have been optimized for even greater efficiency, convenience and control. Enough room for a crew of three and all their gear - comfortably. Featuring the same premium ergonomic detail you'd find in the World's Best heavy-duty models.
A new, class-leading 7-inch high-definition digital display employs cutting-edge technology to deliver critical operating information to the driver intuitively, efficiently, with minimum distraction. Configurable to show exactly the content you want, when you want it.
Dialing in the cab environment has never been this easy, efficient or effective in a medium-duty truck. Driver-centric controls provide natural, fumble-free precision for selecting mode, temperature, fan, and one-touch automatic climate control functions - even while wearing work gloves.
Learn more about the different New Medium Duty models, custom-engineered from the ground up to answer your toughest operating challenges.